Airwolf (1985) – Dambreakers and Severance Pay

  An exciting adventure for Stringfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent) leads off the episode installments this week! Dambreakers was written by Westbrook Claridge, Alfonse Ruggiero and Douglas Steinberg, with an original airdate of 16 March, 1985. Hawke flies an eager, young reporter, Kelly Dayton (Heather McNair) to a remote religious community to do a story. Having been…

Airwolf (1985) – Santini’s Millions and Prisoner of Yesterday

  Airwolf takes to the sky again this week as String (Jan-Michael Vincent), Dom (Ernest Borgnine) and Caitlin (Jean Bruce Scott) take on a whole new week of adventure. First up is Santini’s Millions, written by Michael Halperin, this episode was originally broadcast on 2 February, 1985. Dom is flying Airwolf on a mission of mercy…

Airwolf (1984/1985) – Random Target and Condemned

  Stringfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent) and company take to the sky again this week in this week’s double episode. First up is Random Target, which aired 8 December, 1984 and was written by Westbrook Claridge, Herman Groves, Chester Krumholz and Paul Savage. Anne Lockhart guest stars as Sgt. Anne Brennan, a cop called in to…

Airwolf (1984) – Flight #093 is Missing and Once a Hero

  Stringfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent), Dominic Santini (Ernest Borgnine) and Caitlin O’Shannessy (Jean Bruce Scott) take to the sky again this week, and this time they take on two elements that seemed to permeate 80s culture… Plane hijackings, and Vietnam M.I.A.s. First up is Flight #093 is Missing, which aired 17 November, 1984. It was…

Airwolf (1984) – Fallen Angel and HX-1

  Stringfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Dominic Santini (Ernest Borgnine) fly into more adventure this week. First up is Fallen Angel, written by Deborah Pratt, which aired 3 November, 1984. String and Dom are laid up in a hospital by the end of the opening titles because of a stunt they did crashing a biplane into…

Airwolf (1984) – The Hunted and Sins of the Past

  There’s trouble enough for everyone in this week’s double episode installment of Airwolf! First up is The Hunted, written by Chester Krumholz, which aired 20 October, 1984. Gregg Henry guest stars as Robert Villers, a dangerous assassin who has his eye on Carter Andereson III (Joseph Chapman). Anderson has hired String (Jan-Michael Vincent), Dom…

Airwolf (1984) – Moffett’s Ghost and The Truth About Holly

  String (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Dom (Ernest Borgnine) fly into more trouble this week! First up is Moffett’s Ghost, which aired 6 October, 1984, and was written by T.S. Cook. Briggs (Alex McCord) shows up for the first time of the season, and alongside him is Deborah Pratt’s Marella. Things get a little odd for…

Airwolf (1984) – Sweet Britches and Firestorm

  Season two of this helicopter thriller starts with a bang for Stringfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Dominic Santini (Ernest Borgnine). First up, with an airdate of 22 September, 1984, is Sweet Britches, which was written by Bellisario, and features a couple of familiar faces, like Lance LeGault as corrupt sheriff, J.J. Bogan, and Jeff…

Trailer Tracks: Blue Thunder (1983) – John Badham

  It seemed kind of fitting today to post the trailer for Blue Thunder starring Roy Scheider and Malcolm McDowell. I remember seeing the movie shortly after it came out, and then, along comes Airwolf as a television series… Not to be outdone, and since they already had a helicopter, a short-lived Blue Thunder series…

Airwolf (1984) – Mind of the Machine & To Snare a Wolf

  Season 1 of Airwolf comes to a close with these two episodes. David Carradine guest stars in Mind of the Machine, which aired 7 April, 1984, and was written by T.S. Cook. Carradine plays Dr. Robert Winchester, a scientist and test-pilot who was involved in designing Airwolf when the project was under the control of the…

Airwolf (1984) – Mad Over Miami & And They Are Us

  Stringfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Dominic Santini (Ernest Borgnine) get into trouble this week as Airwolf takes to the skies! Mad Over Miami was written by Joseph Gunn and aired 24 March, 1984. Dom is out on his own, flying a ransom to recover a couple of political prisoners in Cuba. Things go wrong…

Airwolf (1984) – Echoes From the Past & Fight Like a Dove

  Stingfellow Hawke (Jan-Michael Vincent) and Dominic Santini (Ernest Borgnine) put the supercopter Airwolf through its paces in this week’s installment. First up is Echoes From the Past, which aired 3 March, 1984, and was written by C.R. O’Christopher. When a mercenary claims to have a lead on String’s brother St. John, Hawke finds himself…