Blue Thunder is an ABC network drama series directed by Guy Magar based on the 1983 film of the same name.
The show aired from January 6 until April 16, 1984, lasting for one season & 11 episodes. It was produced by Rastar Productions, Public Arts and Columbia Pictures Television.
The series centered on an advanced prototype police helicopter and their ground support crew as they battle crime.
- James Farentino as Frank Chaney
- Dana Carvey as Clinton Wonderlove aka “JAFO”
- Sandy McPeak as Captain Braddock
- Bubba Smith as "Bubba" Kelsey
- Dick Butkus as "Ski" Butowski
- Ann Cooper as J.J. Douglas