Walker, Texas Ranger: Season 7, Episode 5

Code of the West (24 Oct. 1998)

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An escaped convict embarks on a deadly pursuit to kill every person who was involved in his sentencing. His top target is the kind old judge who the convict intends to return the favor by executing.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Trivette (as Clarence Gilyard)
Judge Arthur McSpadden
Lindsey Ginter ...
Dirk Morgan (as L.L. Ginter)
Cindy Morgan
Bobby Lee Allen ...
Vince Davis ...
Meagan Derringer ...
Brenda Williams
Cynthia Dorn ...
M.E. Mary Williams
Jordan Goldberg ...


The show delivers a story of family and vengeance. While a kind-hearted Dallas judge is setting up a camping trip for some children, with the hope of rekindling a connection with his own granddaughter, there is danger growing. The danger comes in the form of an escaped convict and his posse, seeking revenge. They follow the activities of the judge who sentenced the leader of this posse. Meanwhile, the judge is attempting to patch things up with his granddaughter Katie. While Katie hates being on the trip, her friend Cindy enjoys the trip and tries to encourage Katie to give the trip and her grandfather a chance. Meanwhile, Walker and Trivette investigate the case the escape convict and eventually track him down in time to stop him from killing the judge and ADA, Alex, and old C.D. Parker who also joined the trip. By the time the rangers arrive, the judge is close to being lynched. After the rescue, Cindy apologizes to the judge after revealing her father was in fact the convict who ... Written by Midwesterner87

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24 October 1998 (USA)  »

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Walker, Trivette, Alex, and CD are talking about a recent case that may become a movie and what actor would play each of them. CD says Paul Newman, Alex is suggested that Helen Hunt should play her, and Trivette says Denzel would play himself. When asked who should play Walker, Trivette suggests Chuck Norris. Walker doesn't like the idea and mentions that each one of their suggestions are Academy Award winners, but what has Chuck Norris ever won. Trivette says that Chuck is a six time World Karate Champion and Walker smiles and says, "Hmmm, that'll work". See more »

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