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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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English

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20 September 1987 (USA) See more »

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Highwayman See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Truck cab became a jetcopter See more »

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

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What did they do to this show?
4 May 2003 | by Paul-308See all my reviews

The Highwayman movie that led to the series was action packed and innovative.The semi truck could actually vanish into thin air...(invisible in other words) on command.When the series started,the semi truck was different,and it couldnt go into invisible mode.With lame ratings they thought up the idea to bring Jacko "Energizer Battery Man" (OY!!!) aboard.He couldnt act a lick.Sam Jones always seemed too cocky on the show,sorta like Michael Knight of Knight Rider.I guess with a rig like that MACK,he could be cocky,but the ratings shot him down in the end.The final episode was even on the cheap...scenes from the episode two weeks earlier were re-used as filler.Even TV Guide caught that blatant cheap-out in its review.Heck,with careful editing,the show could have ran many years...with existing footage!! Not a good way to build an audience or to be taken seriously.


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