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Blue Thunder

LAUNCHED SIMULTANEOUSLY with AIRWOLF, this had the back up of a “major motion picture” as origin, though eponymous chopper was insufficiently 1980s in appearance to beat the cooler ‘Wolf. JAMES FARENTINO in the “cock”, co-pilot was DANA “WAYNE’S WORLD” CARVEY.



  1. borgduck

    July 5, 2014 at 12:57 pm

    Had Chief Browdy, but not the drop-dead gorgeous Jean Bruce Scott.

  2. Palimpsest

    August 5, 2014 at 2:39 am

    Who were those two guys driving the jeep that followed the helicopter around? Was one of them Kareem Abdul-Jabbar?

  3. Joanne Gray

    February 6, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    One of the guys in the jeep was Bubba “Hightower” Smith and the other guy was the wonderfully named Dick Butkis (not sure on exact spelling).

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