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Airwolf: a one season classic!

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010 4:59 PM

CHRISISALL


Anyone here remember the first (& only REALLY good season) of this politically centerist & hi-tek cold war series?







Geeze, I love that Andrew Probert (Trek TMP) redesign of the Bell 222 helicopter. And the writing was phenomenal for the time. Too bad it was abandoned to mediocrity in the second season due to Jan Michael-Vincent's increasing alcohol problem- it might have reached even higher storytelling plateaus than the excellent first season...


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Tuesday, July 27, 2010 5:36 PM

KATESFRIEND


I agree, it was fun when it started, then got kind of repetitious especially with evil foreign agents. So many TV stars from that time seemed to have self destructed, and are no longer even in the business if they lived. It's a relief to see so many of our BDH's so emotionally stable.

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010 5:54 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Katesfriend:
It's a relief to see so many of our BDH's so emotionally stable.



Ahh, Alec.




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Tuesday, July 27, 2010 7:35 PM

BLUEEYEDBRIGADIER


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Anyone here remember the first (& only REALLY good season) of this politically centerist & hi-tek cold war series?







Geeze, I love that Andrew Probert (Trek TMP) redesign of the Bell 222 helicopter. And the writing was phenomenal for the time. Too bad it was abandoned to mediocrity in the second season due to Jan Michael-Vincent's increasing alcohol problem- it might have reached even higher storytelling plateaus than the excellent first season...


The Stringfellow Chrisisall






Oh how I loved this series as a kid! My dad and I use to watch this religiously when it first aired, and I have to admit to owning all 3 of the available seasons on DVD (though I doubt the truly mediocre 4th season will be available any time soon )

And yeah...it was truly was ahead of its time, in that the hero wasn't blatantly pro-American and it portrayed Vietnam War vets in a good light. At least for the most part, sine I do recall a couple of episodes having war buddies of String's be the villain. But still, definitely centrist in the political leanings...seems to be a general trend with Bellasario productions.

Interesting to note, Jan-Michael Vincent's most recent credit was 2002 (according to IMDb), but looking at the filmography? Nothing top-calibre there except maybe his guest shot on "Nash Bridges" and that was for like all of 5 minutes for an alleyway confrontation with Don Johnson. Powerful stuff from what I remember, if only for how burned out he looked

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 2:04 AM

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:04 AM

LWAVES


I own the first three seasons although I have to agree that the first is easily the best, the second is watchable, the third is poor with JMV appearing drunk most of the time.
If I have to mention the so called 'fourth season' then it's only to say you are better to ignore that it even exists. Different cast, multiple re-used aerial shots, extremely lame acting that starred Barry Van Dyke and Gerant Wynn Davies, which should be enough to put anyone off.

Airwolf itself was also the best of the super vehicles. It looked cool, was fast, could outgun and outfly most other aircraft plus it had the howling sound when it arrived to make enemies crap themselves. Good stuff.



"The greatest invention ever is not the wheel. It's the second wheel." - Rich Hall

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 9:29 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by lwaves:
I own the first three seasons

I used to own season two, but I sold it to get Star Trek Remastered season two.
The third season of Airwolf was unwatchable IMO, and the second only had "Firestorm," & "Fallen Angel" to make me wanna keep it.
But JMV was drunk during most of "Firestorm." Ironically it concerned a drunken friend of Dom's...

"Moffett's Ghost" started out cool, but ended very silly.
"Condemned" was almost good...
See, EVERY episode of the first season was great, and JMV hadn't started drinking on the set yet.



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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 12:15 PM

LWAVES


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
I used to own season two, but I sold it to get Star Trek Remastered season two.



Genuinely a good reason to sell most seasons not just that one. TOS Trek will always be worth it.

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But JMV was drunk during most of "Firestorm.

See, EVERY episode of the first season was great, and JMV hadn't started drinking on the set yet.



Another one of those actors who could have gone places under different circumstances.
I remember him pre-Airwolf in Big Wednesday. It was a pretty good surfing movie that showed he had some potential.

The show could have developed a lot more into something really classic instead of a great start and then....well you know the rest.



"The greatest invention ever is not the wheel. It's the second wheel." - Rich Hall

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 12:26 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by lwaves:


I remember him pre-Airwolf in Big Wednesday. It was a pretty good surfing movie that showed he had some potential.


Pre-Airwolf I was a fan of his from Damnation Alley, The Mechanic, Hooper, and Defiance.
I was thrilled to see him get Airwolf.

And then...

frak.


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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 12:31 PM

NAVYSEILS


I loved airwolf as a kid. I hardly remember any specifics about it now, it's been a while. The theme tune never left my brain though.

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 12:32 PM

OPPYH


Picking specific seasons that suit your tastes still baffles me. I agree season 4 of Airwolf was horrific. Seasons 1-3 are pretty much in the same mold and are perfectly enjoyable.

Kung Fu-All three seasons(especially season 3) are fantastic.

Star Trek TOS-Season 3 was as equally satisfying as the first two seasons.


Buffy seasons 1-7 All great.


You can pick and choose all you want but in that process you lose a little of the identity of that particular series. It's like saying you enjoy the first 40 minutes of a movie, despise the remainder of the film and still say it was a great film.

Like robbing Peter to pay Paul, it makes no sense.





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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 1:17 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:
I agree season 4 of Airwolf was horrific. Seasons 1-3 are pretty much in the same mold and are perfectly enjoyable.



Clearly it's been some time since you watched Airwolf. Season one was written with the same attention to storytelling that Magnum PI was- however, Bellisario recognized that Magnum would work, whereas Airwolf would be terminally weakened by it's now seemingly endlessly drunken star. All the creative juice poured into Magnum, and Airwolf was left to decay on its own. To say ANY season two ep was equally as good as the worst season one ep is delusional, or forgiving at best. Notice how Alan J. Levi bailed just after Bellasario did? Deborah Pratt (Bellisario's girl at the time) did the best she could by writing "Fallen Angel," arguably the best ep of season two, but it wasn't enough to do much for the season as a whole.
Kung-Fu, Trek and Buffy are completely different situations IMO. There's gold in any of those seasons.


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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 3:13 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:
It's like saying you enjoy the first 40 minutes of a movie, despise the remainder of the film and still say it was a great film.


Non sequitur, your facts are uncoordinated.
Different writers, producers and directors lead to uneven levels of consistency.
I will sterilize.


The Nomad Chrisisall


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Wednesday, July 28, 2010 5:23 PM

OPPYH


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
Non sequitur, your facts are uncoordinated.
Different writers, producers and directors lead to uneven levels of consistency.
I will sterilize.



Having different writers in a series(some much weaker than the better writers) has always been the bane in any tv series. I have the three seasons of Airwolf on dvd. Yes, season 1 is the best...no arguments on that. I won't exclude seasons 2 or 3 because they aren't as consistently entertaining. I still enjoyed them. If you found seasons 2, and 3 a waste of time, then I am sorry for the analogy. I just thought you were a huge Airwolf fan, and was rather shocked to see you of all people the author of this thread. Watch, and enjoy what you will.

Let's face it Airwolf was a Knight Rider knock off(as was Street Hawk). Knight Rider was an absolute train wreck of a show that boasted a cool gimmick with stories that went nowhere, main characters so poorly written that they were unrecognizable from episode to episode, and absolutely no continuity. The worst episodes of Airwolf are better than the best episodes of Knight Rider. That is my comparison.



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Thursday, July 29, 2010 12:22 AM

LWAVES


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:

Having different writers in a series(some much weaker than the better writers) has always been the bane in any tv series.



Very true and that's one of the reasons you get weaker episodes over a season but when people who could be considered the driving force behind the show leave and are replaced it can change the dynamic and tone of the show. Imagine if Joss had quit Buffy after the first or second season and he took some of the other better writers with him. Buffy may have suffered because of it, we have no way of knowing of course, but with him there it was his show, his brain that kept things on track. Supernatural may or may not show this next season now that Eric Kripke has left.

Quote:


I have the three seasons of Airwolf on dvd. Yes, season 1 is the best...no arguments on that. I won't exclude S2 or 3 because they aren't as consistently entertaining.



I have the three seasons because I'm a bit of a completist when it comes to TV and movies. And I don't think I feel as badly about S2 + 3 as Chris does, but I can understand his point. If he doesn't like them in anyway, why buy them?
By your reckoning you should own season 4 as well (however bad you feel it is) when it's available because it's still Airwolf.

Quote:


The worst episodes of Airwolf are better than the best episodes of Knight Rider. That is my comparison.



I completely agree with that (although I did find some of KR entertaining at the time) but I don't think that's what folks are saying and I don't think it's a correct comparison for what's being said. I don't want to put words into Chris's or anyone else's mouth but I think everyone is comparing it to itself.
It would be like comparing Firefly to pretty much any other show. It beats them by far. But Firefly still has it's lesser episodes (depending on each viewers own opinion). If it had gone on for several seasons I'm sure some seasons would have been better than others. Doesn't make them bad seasons just not quite as good as others from the same stable. Buffy had the same situation with S2 + 3 generally considered the best and S4 the worst. But S4 is still a great season and again compared to other shows it beats them by miles.

Hope that all sounds right.



"The greatest invention ever is not the wheel. It's the second wheel." - Rich Hall

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Thursday, July 29, 2010 9:21 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:
I just thought you were a huge Airwolf fan





That's my ERTL diecast that I repainted a couple days ago to get it more accurate.

Where's yours?

I'm a fan from back in '84 my man.


The laughing Chrisisall


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 9:25 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by lwaves:
I don't want to put words into Chris's or anyone else's mouth but I think everyone is comparing it to itself.

Yeah, see, if there had been no first season, and it just started at two, yeah, I'd actually like season 2 & 3 just fine. But season 1 was just SO perfect & amazing, I really can't watch the other two. Plus: it wasn't a story arc that made you HAVE to own any other seasons- it's rather self-contained that way.


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 9:42 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by lwaves:

Quote:


The worst episodes of Airwolf are better than the best episodes of Knight Rider.



I completely agree with that (although I did find some of KR entertaining at the time)

I still think the Knight Rider pilot is pretty dang good.
I loved when KITT drove right THROUGH that other car!


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 9:50 AM

OPPYH


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:




That's my ERTL diecast that I repainted a couple days ago to get it more accurate.

Where's yours?

I'm a fan from back in '84 my man.



I have no Airwolf model, and stand humbly in awe my friend. I'll be honest, you are very passionate about your favorite tv shows, and this is a very good thing.
So let me ask you a Star Trek related question super fan to super fan:

The Chicago Comic Con is coming up in August, and I will be attending. Both Patrick Stewart, and William Shatner will be there signing autographs. This is rare....very rare. Shatner hasn't been doing conventions for the past decade(that I know of) and have a feeling this will be the last time I have a chance to meet him.

I've heard the rumors. He can be a colossal jerk to certain fans that pay for his autograph.
Should I risk meeting him, and have him give me the brush off or worse? Or I can keep my distance get a few pics and call it good.
Would you meet the legendary Captain Kirk if given the opportunity?



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Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:21 AM

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I used to work with a guy who said he partied with JMV. By party he meant coke and sex. Sex with hos or sex with JMV, I didn't want to know.

He was the top car salesman at the Toyota dealership, paid $200,000/year or more, before the economic Depression. He was formerly owner of a health club, when he met JMV.

He was an iceman at sales, when he wasn't falling off the wagon or getting arrested...just like JMV. I'd say that story was true.

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Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:27 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:
Shatner hasn't been doing conventions for the past decade(that I know of) and have a feeling this will be the last time I have a chance to meet him.

I've heard the rumors. He can be a colossal jerk to certain fans that pay for his autograph.
Should I risk meeting him, and have him give me the brush off or worse? Or I can keep my distance get a few pics and call it good.
Would you meet the legendary Captain Kirk if given the opportunity?



Wow- that IS a hard one.
I'd either keep a distance & snap some pix, or do something unexpected- like pay him, but not for an autograph but a handshake. If he questioned me or looked shocked, I'd say something about touching a legend... and that I hoped to be a legend myself someday. Heh heh. Goofy is the way to go with the Shat IMO.

I took a picture of Marina Sirtis once, and had to hold the camera high to do it, and just then the crowd cleared suddenly & she thought I was trying to get her cleavage better that way.
Never been called a "Littl' bastard" before or since. She was smiling, though.


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:35 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by piratenews:
I used to work with a guy who said he partied with JMV.
I'd say that story was true.


My take is that JMV found himself on top at 40 & the demons told him it was a slow ride down from there. So he accelerated it unconsciously by anesthetizing himself.
Too bad.


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:46 AM

LWAVES


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:

Shatner hasn't been doing conventions for the past decade(that I know of) and have a feeling this will be the last time I have a chance to meet him.

I've heard the rumors. He can be a colossal jerk to certain fans that pay for his autograph.
Should I risk meeting him, and have him give me the brush off or worse? Or I can keep my distance get a few pics and call it good.
Would you meet the legendary Captain Kirk if given the opportunity?



You kind of answer your own question. This may be the last time you get the chance so it's now or never. You have to get his autograph.
And yes he may turn out to be a jerk but at least you will know for yourself and not from rumours. It may hurt as it does when meeting idols/heroes who turn out to be assholes and your thoughts are forever tarnished or destroyed.
But ask yourself this. What if you don't meet him. What if you read reports after that he was great and funny and charming etc etc. What if he never does another signing again. How will you feel then having missed your opportunity.

Does that give you an answer?



"The greatest invention ever is not the wheel. It's the second wheel." - Rich Hall

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Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:53 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:

I have no Airwolf model



http://airwolf.tv-series.com/default.asp?ModuleID=16&PageID=50&cat_id=
181&p_id=1291


Here's a picture of the ERTL before painting, with the rest of the set it sometimes came with. This is also the most excellent Airwolf site around IMO.
If you should be curious to read reviews of episodes, I am "Rarebutafact."


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 10:55 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by lwaves:
What if he never does another signing again. How will you feel then having missed your opportunity.


Yes. This. Definitely get close at least.


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 12:25 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:


http://airwolf.tv-series.com/default.asp?ModuleID=16&PageID=50&cat_id=
181&p_id=1291


Here's a picture of the ERTL before painting, with the rest of the set it sometimes came with. This is also the most excellent Airwolf site around IMO.
If you should be curious to read reviews of episodes, I am "Rarebutafact."


Okay, sure, it's down when I try to show someone something... whatever.

Another show that had a great first season and then went wonky was Lost In Space. But THAT was intentional as many sixties series were sillying it up some to lighten up the mood during the Vietnam War... even Wild Wild West goofed it down a bit after it's awesome first season although the magic never really disappeared.


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 2:31 PM

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Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:

Quote:

Originally posted by piratenews:

I used to work with a guy who said he partied with JMV. I'd say that story was true.


My take is that JMV found himself on top at 40 & the demons told him it was a slow ride down from there. So he accelerated it unconsciously by anesthetizing himself.



My point being, go party with The Shatman, pick up some hookers, and bail him out of jail.

Then call him a jerk and ditch him!


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Thursday, July 29, 2010 4:07 PM

CHRISISALL


That's very close to seriously funny, PN.


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Friday, July 30, 2010 1:54 AM

FREMDFIRMA



Go.

Shatner's an ass, true - but it's long since past that anyone denies it, up to and including him, plus the years have really mellowed the guy, and never forget this one little bit...

Shatner, has never, EVER in his life been *half* the asshole Kirk was - and we LIKED Kirk, didn't we now ?

Funny thing, even wayyy back when I figured he prolly got really sick and tired of people calling him Captain Kirk - and so addressed him as "Mister Shatner" in a respectful businesslike tone, and he calls me on it, so I flat told him I felt it disrespectful to him as a person and actor, and he all but snickered at me for it.

Got snickered at WORSE much later, there's less than a dozen people on the PLANET that rate an automatic "Mister" from me...
And one of em is THAT asshole ?!
I still haven't heard the end of that.

As for Airwolf, yes, it was pretty nice, but I could never get into those 80's shows much even if I did like em, Knight Rider, A-Team, it was all prettymuch the same plot format, over and over again - and as a wee little kid I *despised* Mighty Mouse for just that reason.

Where Airwolf really shines, the genius of it, is the AUDIO - how they tell the story with the background, and very most especially, not just the howl, but the way they used sound alone to IMPLY hi-tech powers to the damn thing, and MADE YOU BELIEVE IT, when you knew damn well that was just a repainted Bell222.

Anyhow... go see the shat, might be your last chance - and if you get really lucky, you might run into John de Lancie, man that dude is a riot, and a right nice guy for all that, he really *DOES* act a lot like "Q", but way nicer.

-Frem

I do not serve the Blind God.

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Friday, July 30, 2010 4:31 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:
that was just a repainted Bell222.


Excuse ME, Frem, it was fitted with custom body additions designed by Andrew Probert, the designer of the Motion Picture Enterprise!!!!

Repainted indeed!





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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 3:23 AM

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 3:47 AM

CHRISISALL


Nice find!

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 9:47 AM

FREMDFIRMA



Well, yes, the add-ons were pretty nice, as was the body styling - it did look very realistic.

As I understand it, most of those parts wound up in the hands of a private collector and the aircraft itself wound up serving as an ambulance, far as I know.

There's also a replica of it down in Sevierville, TN - right nearby some of my distant cousins, who like to send me postcard shots of the thing.

Oh, and if you wanna see a nice modern take on a seriously badass piece of chopper - look up the Sikorsky X2 - that is one mean mutha hubbard, oh yes, damn thing even makes that Airwolf howl, kinda-sorta...

Disclaimer: I own Sikorsky stock and have a personal interest in one of their subsidary corps.

-Frem

I do not serve the Blind God.

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 10:18 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Fremdfirma:
the aircraft itself wound up serving as an ambulance, far as I know.


And crashed in Germany during a lightning storm after delivering a person to a hospital, if memory serves.

Found my model:



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Monday, October 25, 2010 7:16 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


I just saw the movie RED, and was simply amazed at how good Ernest Borgnine looks and sounds at 93 (!), so now I'm re-watching Season 1.
I'd almost forgotten how much he added to the show!
He has all the great lines: "Hey, why not let those people mow their own lawns, huh!"

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Monday, October 25, 2010 12:35 PM

MOOSE


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:

I took a picture of Marina Sirtis once, and had to hold the camera high to do it, and just then the crowd cleared suddenly...



So, that's your story and you're sticking to it?

Where's the pic of her cleavage, er...I mean her?




I'm another huge fan of Season 1 Airwolf. I watched 2 sporadically and stopped before 3.

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Monday, October 25, 2010 12:49 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Moose:

Where's the pic of her cleavage, er...I mean her?


I cannot show it here due to the *seeming* salacious nature of the angle...

Yeah, I loved Airwolf, its design by Enterprise refit artist Andrew Probert, and its quirky left/right geo-politics...

Those days are truly gone.


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Monday, October 25, 2010 3:10 PM

MOOSE


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:

I loved Airwolf, its design by Enterprise refit artist Andrew Probert...



I did not know that, very cool!

I had forgotten about the 4th season on USA Network, so I read up about it on Wikipedia...holy crap I am so glad I never saw it.

I'll probably Netflix 2 and 3 though.

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 6:53 AM

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I did not know that, very cool!


Scroll up a bit, CL posted a cool link!


The laughing Chrisisall


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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 6:57 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by cljohnston108:
so now I'm re-watching Season 1.

And resurrecting dead threads.


The laughing Chrisisall


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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:54 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
And resurrecting dead threads.


Sorry, did you want me to start a new one?
Blame Ernest Borgnine for still kickin'!

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:58 PM

CHRISISALL


Whoah, when I'M 93.... well, I don't conjure I ever will be...


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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 1:22 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


Yeah, Borgnine aged better than Eastwood & Eli Wallach, that's for sure!

BTW Chris, are you on Facebook?

Facebook | Whose your favourite early 80's TV show helicopter?
http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=533703&id=51917755426

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Tuesday, October 26, 2010 8:03 PM

OPPYH


http://tvshowsondvd.com/news/Airwolf-Season-4/14611

I can't wait. No, I'm serious. I never watched all of season 4, and I'm a completist. I remember this being bad, and expect nothing more.

BTW, seasons 2, and 3 are still awesome!!!!!

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70's TV FOREVER

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 10:34 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


I forgot to ask you, Chris: Have you heard of a freeware flight sim called FlightGear?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flightgear

A French user named Helijah created an add-on that looks oddly familiar...



http://helijah.free.fr/flightgear/les-appareils/bell222x/appareil.htm

Quote:

Okay, you all know that this helicopter has a relationship with a wolf flying. But not wanting to have a problem with rights, I prefer to leave a name referring to the actual helicopter behind.


I've never been able to actually fly it (don't have rudder pedals), but it sounds really great when you start 'er up!

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:15 AM

CHRISISALL


Suhweeeeet.


The laughing Chrisisall


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Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:22 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by OPPYH:

I can't wait. No, I'm serious. I never watched all of season 4, and I'm a completist. I remember this being bad, and expect nothing more.

You will not be disappointed.
Quote:



BTW, seasons 2, and 3 are still awesome!!!!!


They certainly have their moments. My faves are Firestorm, Moffett's Ghost, Fallen Angel & Airwolf II.


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Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:16 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


Yeah, "Moffett's Ghost" is about the only one I really like from Season 2, even though I love that final showdown with the sheriff at the end of "Sweet Britches"...



Basically I just love it whenever she hovers, wheels-up, a foot off the ground, and then maybe does a pedal turn or two.

Speaking of Moffett, I really liked the way David Hemmings handled the chopper action in the episode he directed, "Mad Over Miami".

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Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:31 PM

CHRISISALL


Mind Of The Machine had some awesome 'road test' stuff in it, as well as a kick a*s guest star!


The laughing Chrisisall


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Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:52 PM

CLJOHNSTON108


Well, the slalom was cool, but I can only watch David Carradine as Kwai Chang Caine. Some'n off about his normal speaking voice.

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