The cases of a private investigations agency run by three Vietnam War veterans, armed with toughness, their own helicopter, and the third's technical ability.
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Series cast summary:
...  Cody Allen 56 episodes, 1984-1986
...  Nick Ryder 56 episodes, 1984-1986
...  Murray 'Boz' Bozinsky 56 episodes, 1984-1986
...  Lt. Ted Quinlan 29 episodes, 1984-1985
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Three vietnam veterans (Nick Ryder, Cody Allen and Murray Bozinsky) now work as private eyes in sunny southern California. Nick and Cody are the muscles and Murray is a computer wizard of the trio and together they solve even the hardest cases. Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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Trio mit vier Fäusten  »

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This was one of three TV series partly influenced by the success of the theatrical movie Blue Thunder (1983). Like Airwolf (1984) on CBS and Blue Thunder (1984) on ABC, "Riptide" initially featured prominent use of a helicopter; although whereas those other two instances portrayed super-slick hi-tech choppers, the "Riptide" helicopter ('The Screaming Mimi') was clunky and old, and had trouble just staying in the sky. Prominant featuring of the helicopter was somewhat dropped later in favor of more standard private-eye car chases and such. See more »

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fun in the sun!
15 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

This detective show was one of my favorite shows. The exploits of Vietnam vets turned detective team Cody, Nick, and Murray (the computer expert) were followed in this fun, action packed show which I watched regularly. Adding to the fun, they lived on a yacht! I liked it.


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