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The Highwayman 

Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. The driver, the title's 'Highwayman' was one of a team of federal marshals empowered to right wrongs "where ordinary laws do not reach" - and to ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Sam J. Jones ...  The Highwayman 10 episodes, 1987-1988
Mark 'Jacko' Jackson ...  Jetto 10 episodes, 1987-1988
Tim Russ ...  D.C. Montana 10 episodes, 1987-1988
Jane Badler ...  Ms. Tania Winthrop 10 episodes, 1987-1988
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Series starring a big high-tech 18-wheeler. The driver, the title's 'Highwayman' was one of a team of federal marshals empowered to right wrongs "where ordinary laws do not reach" - and to haul special cargo. The truck was heavily armed, and had a cab that turned into a helicopter for quick escapes. Written by Mike McCluskey <figaro1@bc.sympatico.ca>

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

20 September 1987 (USA) See more »

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Highwayman See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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The Highwayman's real name was never revealed in any of the installments. Nor was the United States government agency that employed him specifically identified. See more »

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Follows The Highwayman: The Highwayman (1987) See more »

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If you like Sci-Fi, this movie rox!
23 February 2005 | by redneckrocker99See all my reviews

I had the privilege of watching the movie when it came out in '88. I was 13 and in love w/ sci-fi. Knight Rider, Automan, Airwolf, they all made me wish I had them for myself! When I saw this movie for the first time, I thought I WANT ONE OF THOSE! I mean, come on now, who wouldn't want a heavily armored tractor-trailer that could turn into a helicopter? It was just plain INSANE! And I mean that in a good way. The series introduced the main characters bud who had a unique truck of his own. Although it looked more like a car hauling a Semi-trailer, There was one episode where this particular vehicle came into play and you sit there and say, "wow, now I know why it looks like that!" Back up to the ocean and open the trailer doors and release a mini-sub? How cool is that? Like I said, if you like sci-fi, this is a MUST SEE!


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