In the near future, an organized crime group known as the "Outfit" has become a major force in America. Engineer Julian Wilkes develops a high-tech crime-fighting vehicle called the Viper, ... See full summary »
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Complete series cast summary:
Joe Nipote ...  Frankie Waters / ... 78 episodes, 1994-1999
Heather Medway ...  Det. Cameron Westlake / ... 66 episodes, 1996-1999
Jeff Kaake ...  Agent Thomas Cole / ... 44 episodes, 1996-1998
J. Downing ...  Sherman Catlett / ... 43 episodes, 1996-1999
James McCaffrey ...  Joe Astor / ... 35 episodes, 1994-1999
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In the near future, an organized crime group known as the "Outfit" has become a major force in America. Engineer Julian Wilkes develops a high-tech crime-fighting vehicle called the Viper, which is intended to be a "flagship" in a new crackdown on crime. The Viper needs a driver, so when Outfit driver Michael Payton is injured and captured, his memory is erased, and he is given a new identity as Joe Astor, MetroPol employee. The Outfit discredits the Viper project, but when it is canceled, Joe and Julian steal the Viper and strike out on their own private war against crime. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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2 January 1994 (USA) See more »

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Viper 96 See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Filming in Calgary, Alberta required frequent closure of the city's Deerfoot Trail - its major freeway - much to the consternation of locals. Nonetheless, the use of the city for location shooting for this series sparked a decade-long upswing in film and TV production in Calgary as many US and European productions set up shop in the Canadian city. See more »

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It's not just a car... It's an adventure series.
5 May 1999 | by vipertvSee all my reviews

The Year 2000 is almost upon us, the war against crime has become a losing battle. When criminals are better armed and financed then the police. An underworld kubal called 'The Outfit' pillages the city for profit, and takes control of the urban streets. But now... To fight the rising tide of crime, a new weapon has been developed. The ultimate vehicle for police pursuit and capture. Only one thing is missing... the driver who can tame it's awesome capabilities. Catch the action. Catch the excitement. Catch the ultimate ride. "Viper"


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