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An experienced member of Texas Rangers, a special police unit, arrives to compete in a pistol shooting tournament, but so does a hitman who's planing to assassinate a US senator who will be among the spectators.
Cordell Walker is a veteran Texas Ranger who protect Dallas from the bad guys believes in dealing with them to the old fashioned way (fighting them). He also works on instincts, due he lived since the childhood in an Indian Reservation with his uncle Ray after the death of his parents. James Trivette is his partner, a former player for the Dallas Cowboys football team who uses the modern approach to crime solving such as computers and cellular phones, disbeliever with Walker's methods. Both are helped by Walker's mentor and former partner, retired Ranger C.D. Parker, who owns a bar and grill specialized in Western cuisine and Country-Western themes, that he gives Walker advice on some cases. And all them work for Assistant District Attorney Alex Cahill, a beauty, strong and brilliant Texas lady who watches that Walker and Trivette don't break the rules for catching the bad guys.Written by
Compared to Clarence Gilyard, Jr.'s other character, from his previous show, Matlock (1986), James Trivette has remained single for the entire series, despite occasional romantic attachments. He has a girlfriend, in the series finale. See more »
In the Pilot of the series, CD says he was a ranger 5 years. But in season 2, Alex asks him how long he was a ranger for and he says "28 years" See more »
[Sydney and Jimmy come out of a piercing parlor after interviewing someone; she hints he should pierce something]
Ranger Jimmy Trivette:
Yeah, right. If I'd get an ear pierced, Walker'd make me ride in the back of his truck.
[Walker carries bad guys to jail by placing them in the back of his truck]
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The most unrealistic--and awesome--cop show of all time.
This show was so much fun, I don't even know where to begin. I loved it as a kid, and I still love it now when I see it in reruns... only now it seems hilariously hokey, which makes it even better.
Not only did every single episode have the exact same plot (evil criminal mastermind wants to get rich and/or take over Texas), but the EXACT SAME THINGS happened, too. For instance, in EVERY episode of the show, Walker and Trivette would walk into a bar and start questioning the bartender. After about 15 seconds of questioning, the bartender, along with 10 or 20 random patrons, would break out in karate. Apparently everyone in Texas knows karate. It's like a cult down there.
And then there were the episodes where Walker would tell stories of a Texas sheriff who lived in the days of the Old West... who was, of course, played by Chuck Norris. I believe there was also an episode where Walker himself was transported back in time to the Old West.
I could go on and on, but I'll just summarize by saying that it was an awesome show, with awesome karate fights, and awesomely unrealistic plots. But of course, it was never meant to be taken seriously; it was just meant to be enjoyed. It also neatly wrapped up every episode with a nice moral or message. Thank you, Chuck Norris, for eight years of ass-kicking action.
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