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My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys 

Ralph retires the suit after his super-heroics result in a near-tragedy. Bill desperately needs Ralph to help him crack a corrupt cop caper masterminded by a war buddy. Can the Lone Ranger remind Ralph of a hero's great responsibility?

Director:

Arnold Laven

Writers:

Stephen J. Cannell (created by), Stephen J. Cannell

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William Katt ... Ralph Hanley
Robert Culp ... Bill Maxwell
Connie Sellecca ... Pam Davidson
Jack Ging ... Lieutenant Tracy Winslow
John Hart ... Lone Ranger
Ferdy Mayne ... Abe Figueroa
Faye Grant ... Rhonda Blake
Michael Paré ... Tony Villicana
Jesse D. Goins ... Cyler Johnson
Don Cervantes Don Cervantes ... Paco Rodriguez
Brandon Williams Brandon Williams ... Kevin Hinkley
Francis X. McCarthy ... Edward McAstelli (as Frank McCarthy)
Joseph Chapman Joseph Chapman ... Tim Carson
Robert Gooden ... Norm Woods
Bruce Tuthill Bruce Tuthill ... Sam Watson
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Storyline

Ralph retires the suit after his super-heroics result in a near-tragedy. Bill desperately needs Ralph to help him crack a corrupt cop caper masterminded by a war buddy. Can the Lone Ranger remind Ralph of a hero's great responsibility?

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1981 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The title is from the song "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys" was performed by Willie Nelson in the 1979 film The Electric Horseman. See more »

Quotes

Lone Ranger: Everybody loves the Lone Ranger.
Ralph Hanley: [in a deep, dramatic voice] "Some thought he was on the side of the outlaw, many knew him as a lone rider dealing out justice to the law-abiding citizenry. None knew where he came from and none knew where he went."
Lone Ranger: Hey, you really are a fan.
Ralph Hanley: Oh, you bet, you bet I am. Only when I was a kid it didn't sound so, uh...
Lone Ranger: So, uh, corny?
Ralph Hanley: Yeah.
Lone Ranger: See, I don't think it's corny. I think it's important. In the cold light justice and morality always look corny. And you can't ...
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Connections

References The Lone Ranger (1949) See more »

Soundtracks

Heroes are Human
Written by Stephen Geyer
Performed by Joey Scarbury
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