Thunder in Paradise Episode Guide

She appeared in only the pilot episode.

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Compiled by: A.De Lisle
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Revision date: 8/3/96


 
                       THUNDER IN PARADISE
Created by Michael Berk & Douglas Schwartz
Produced by Berk, Schwartz, Bonann Productions and Rysher Entertainment
Music by Cory Lerios & John D'Andrea
Main Title Music by Cory Lerios & Pamela Phillips Oland
End Title Music by Hulk Hogan, Jimmy Hart & John McGuire
Filmed at Epcot Center and Disney's Grand Floridian Beach Resort
 
Syndicated 3/21/94 - 3/18/95 plus reruns.
TNT repeat showing started 7/1/96 at 10am PDT weekdays
(Listed in order of appearance on TNT)
 
Spence (Randolph J. "Hurricane" Spencer)........Terry "Hulk" Hogan
Brubaker.(Bru)..................................Chris Lemmon
Kelly LaRue.....................................Carol Alt
Edward Whitaker.................................Patrick Macnee
Megan Irene Whitaker (in pilot).................Felicity Waterman
Jessica Whitaker................................Ashley Gorell
Jessica (in pilot)..............................? Robin Weisman
Heidi Mark......................................Alison


 
  1.   PILOT  -- Part 1                                    3/21/94
  2.   PILOT  -- Part 2
 
        The two ex-Seals rescue a Cuban woman and her son.
        Spence marries Megan to save her inheritance and pay for
        his debts when he loses the government contract to produce
        a fleet of Thunder boats.  A necklace found in a shark
        proves to be the map to a fortune in hidden loot.
        w. Michael Berk               d. Douglas Schwartz
           story by Michael Berk and Douglas Schwartz
 
        Guests:  Sam Jones..................(leader of gang)
                 Charlotte Rae..............Lola
                 Lisa Stahl.................Nicole
                 Sandra Thigpen.............Citra
                 Rus Blackwell..............Shanks
                 Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart...Kowalski
                 Giant Gonzales.............Terremotto
                 Jimmy Hart.................Jimmy
                 Santiago Archila...........Alfredo
                 Guillermo Gentile..........Enrique
                 Linda Reyes................Mariel
                 Brutus Beefcake............Self
        Featuring:
           Michael Edwards     Jeff Moldovan     Rusty Meyers
           Fred Ottaviano      Richard Casey     Ray Hercules Fernandez
 
 
  3.    EYE FOR AN EYE                                      2/15/95
 
        Repeat of the Cuban rescue operation from the pilot.
        w. Michael Berk                d. Gregory J. Bonann
 
        Heidi Mark....................Alison
        Jimmy Hart....................Jimmy
        James 'The Anvil' Neidhart....Kowalski
        Santiago Archila..............Alfredo
        Linda Reyes...................Mariel
        Guillermo Gentile.............Enrique
 
 
 4.     GETTYSBURG: CHANGE OF ADDRESS                       5/13/94
 
        Fitch, an Army captain, wants Spence and Bru to compete
        against him in a war game which turns out to be a re-enactment
        of 'The War Between The States'.  Meanwhile, Kelly is running
        a sea sled competition, The Fifth Annual Sea-Doo Invitational
        Scuttlebutt Pro-Am, and being romanced by an old beau.
        w. Jonathan Torp               d. Russ Mayberry
 
        John Beck......................Captain Fitch
        Jeff Altman....................George Langston Sibley, VI
        Robert Starr...................Darryl Wilkes
        Gregory Neff...................Larry Walton
        Keith Hudson...................Kerrel
        Ron Greschner..................Ray
        Kristian Truelson..............Clayton
        Sam Ayers......................Soldier
        Kiki Shepard...................Trelawney
        Heidi Mark.....................Alison
        Brutus Beefcake................Self
 
 
  5.    STRANGE BRU                                         4/15/94
 
        A man and a voodoo drug dealer are interrupted and the man
        runs to a boat which explodes shortly thereafter.  His wife,
        who is an old flame of Spence, comes and asks Spence to find
        him.  Bru is wounded by a poisoned arrow and hallucinates.
        They all have to contend with voodoo before it is over.
        w. David Braff                d. Lyndon Chubbuck
 
        Kiki Shepard..................Trelawny
        J. Cynthia Brooks.............Rita
        Randolph Brooks...............? Gordon
        Jimmy Hart....................Jimmy
 
 
 6.   ENDANGERED SPECIES                                  1/8/95
 
        Wild animal poachers catch a wild boy in their net.  Spence
        threatens them and searches their boat finding the boy, who he
        takes home and attempts to identify as well as protect from
        the scientists who want to study him.
        w. Michael Berk               d. Les Sheldon
 
        Alexander Sommer..............? Tommy Ralston
        Nancy Duerr...................Andrea Hale
        Steve Dumouchel...............? Mr. Neff
        Frank Hilgenberg..............Prof. MacDougall
        Stephen Paul Keirn............Leavit
        Justine Reiss.................Reporter
        Russ Wheeler..................'Thunder' voice
 
 
 7.   CHANGING OF THE GUARD                               5/6/94
 
        An English inheritance is passed through the female line and
        an Earl claims Jessica as his daughter.  When Edward takes
        Jessica to England, the Earl spirits her away to his aunt's
        castle which boasts secret passages and a dungeon.
        Thanks to Medieval Times, Orlando dinner and tournament
        w. W.M. Whitehead             d. Gus Trikonis
 
        John O'Hurley.................Bryden Chubshaw
        William M. Whitehead..........Commander Thackery
        Duchess Tomaselli.............Aunt Flavia
        Timothy Bass..................Hodge
        Russ Wheeler..................'Thunder' voice
 
 
 8.   DISTANT SHOUT OF THUNDER                            5/20/94
 
        A tugboat captain, who inadvertantly blows up Thunder, joins
        Spence and Bru as they thwart a Scottish tycoon who plans to
        disrupt the world's banking with a computer virus through the
        Internet.  Jessica's fortune telling game proves to be the key
        needed to break the code.
        w. Tom Greene                 d. Lyndon Chubbuck
 
        Sherman Hemsley...............Tugboat Capt. Hawspipe
        Rus Blackwell.................Scottish Tycoon
        Heidi Mark....................Alison
        John Felix
        William M. Whitehead..........Commander Thackery
        Russ Wheeler..................Mr. Thuron
        Brett Rice....................Kenneth
        John Fionte...................Malcolm
        Russ Wheeler..................'Thunder' voice
 
 
 9.   NATURE OF THE BEAST                                 5/27/94
 
        Bru must deal with his feelings about the Vietnamese officer
        that killed his brother and tortured him years ago, when the
        man asks them to find his daughter who went to Bowman Island
        in search of a rare orchid and never returned.  They encounter
        a creature made of electrical energy.
        w. Tom Greene                 d. Gus Trikonis
 
        George Kee Cheung.............Dai Ri, former Viet Cong officer
        Vivienne Sendaydiego..........Lac Ta
        Kiki Shepard..................Trelawny
        William M. Whitehead..........Commander Thackery
        Daniel Nguyen.................Holi
        Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake..The Beast
        Russ Wheeler.................."Thunder" Voice
        Special Vocal Effects.........Frank Welker
 
 
 10.   IDENTITY CRISIS                                     7/5/94
 
        Hammerhead tricks Spence into making a commercial tape which
        he edits into a threat to level Miami with a missile unless
        they pay $100 million.  Meanwhile, Trelawny is recognized by
        her former fiance whom she jilted three years ago.
        w. Michael Berk               d. Gregory J. Bonann
 
        Steve Borden (The Sting)......Hammerhead
        Kiki Shepard..................Trelawny
        Obba Babatunde................? Paul
        Michael Moss..................? cop
        Jimmy Hart....................Jimmy
        Robert Walker*................Emerson
        Alex Saccavino................Jim, the mechanic
        Russ Wheeler.................."Thunder" Voice
        *not the Robert Walker with whom I am familiar
 
 
 11.   THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR -- PART 1                   3/11/95
 12.   THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR -- PART 2                   3/18/95
 
        Spence's nephew, Jack, persuades him to undergo a brain scan
        to program a protype VR soldier.  The experiment goes awry and
        Jessica becomes the target of the soldier.
      M.A.J.O.R.=Morphizing Acrylonitrile JPS particle Organic Replica
        w. Tom Greene                 d. Gregory J. Bonann
 
        Brandon Call
        Peter Kent
        Kiki Shepard..................Trelawny
        Gary Casper
        Michele Rogers................? Dr. Horn
        Loren Avedon
        Lowell Fenner.................Dr. Franklin
        Jimmy Hart....................Jimmy
        James Henry Neidhart..........Kawolski (Norman)
 
 
 
 13.   DEADLY LESSONS -- PART 1                           12/25/94
 14.   DEADLY LESSONS -- PART 2                            1/1/95
 
       A DEA agent asks Spence to help catch a drug lord and his chief
       assistant.  They break into his HQ and capture the drug lord.
       His angered assistant breaks into the school where Kelly is to
       teach, and Jessica is a student, and takes the school hostage.
       Alison, knowing a way in, joins Spence and Bru in the rescue.
       w. Deborah Bonann Schwartz     d. Douglas Schwartz
 
       Constance Towers...............Cavanna, head of school
       Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa...........Mason Lee
       Chris Lemmon...................Manuel Santiago, drug lord
       Heidi Mark.....................Alison
       Kamel Drifa....................Valdez
       Joe Candelora..................DEA Agent Harris
       Ron Rice.......................Self
       Steve Howard...................Teacher
       Steve Powell...................Photographer
 
 
 15.   PLUNDER IN PARADISE                                 7/22/94
 
        When Jessica returns, Spence tells this tale of adventure:
        Modern day pirates raid the coast stealing jewelry and cash
        and then invade the Indian Burial Ground, a big mistake.
        w. Johathan Thorp             d. Bernie Kowalski
 
        Jim Pirri.....................Jean LaFue, the Pirate
        Brave Standing Eagle..........Shaman
        Zahn McClarnon................Billy Cyprus
        Lisa Stahl....................Nicole
        James Zelley..................Blattie
        Russ Wheeler..................'Thunder' voice
 
 
 16.   BLAST OFF
 
       A terrorist is threatening to blow up a space rocket unless he
       is paid a billion dollars.  There is lots of action as Spence
       rides a torpedo and Bru deflects a laser beam.
       Bru acquires a new nickname-Martin 'Trashcan' Brubaker.
       w. David Braff  story by Bruce Kalish       d. Paul Cajero
 
       Richard Lynch..................Terrorist
       Jimmy Hart.....................Jimmy (music)
       Tai Collins....................T. C.
       Lesa Thurman...................Lobbyist
       Peter Palmer...................Senator Ames
       Erica Wilner...................Newswoman
       Paul Vroom.....................Yurri
       Daryl Sterner..................Big Hans
       Julie Cialini..................Julie
       April Storms...................April
 
 
 17.  DEAD RECKONING                                      2/11/95
 
        Edward and Jessica look for Hulk who has disappeared and is
        stranded on a life raft with Bru and Hammerhead.
        w. Tom Greene                d. Tom Greene
 
        Steve Borden (The Sting).....Hammerhead
        Kiki Shepard.................Trelawney
        Jimmy Hart...................Jammin' Jimmy
        James Henry Neidhart.........Kowalski
        Linda Hogan..................Linda
        Robert Starr.................Jacque
        Mindy Lewis..................Mindy
        Gina Martino.................Gina
 
 
 18.   SEA QUENTIN                                         4/8/94
 
        Hammerhead takes over and tries to escape from an underwater
        prison.  Kelly's niece, Alison, joins the cast.
        w. John Hill                 d. Gregory J. Bonann
 
        Steve Borden (The Sting).....Hammerhead
        Heidi Mark...................Alison
        Tom Nowicki..................Thomas Westlin
        Emily Woodward...............Helen Westlin
        Jonathan Bouck...............Ricky Westlin
        Jimmy Hart...................Jammin' Jimmy
        Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake.Brutus
        Tai Collins..................Kristen
        Russ Wheeler.................Voice of "Thunder"
        Brian Donahue................Paine
        Virginia Light...............Lady Dumont
        Steve Zork...................Guard #1

 
 19.   SEALED WITH A KISMET -- PART 1                      4/22/94
 20.   SEALED WITH A KISMET -- PART 2                      4/29/94
 
        Romantic tale of capture and rescue as Kelly is whisked off
        into a Prince's harem to be his redemption.
        w. Tom Greene                 d. Douglas Schwartz
 
        Carlos Lauchu.................Prince Aramour
        Jorge Gonzales................Mortador
        Kiki Shepherd.................Trelawny
        Gerald Martin.................King Aramour
        Fred Wayne Ottman.............Self
        Brutus "The Barber" Beefcake..Brutus
        Jimmy Hart....................Jammin' Jimmy
        Michael Marzella..............Jail Guard
        Russ Wheeler..................Voice of "Thunder"

 
Remaining episodes:

 21.   QUEEN OF HEARTS                                     7/15/94
 
        Edward gets a medal from Queen Elizabeth of UK.
 
        Guest: Alison Armitage
 
 22.   TUG OF WAR                                          4/1/94
 
        Story concerns a computer theft.
 
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