Airwolf: The Complete Series (1984-87) – By Jason S. Lockard

 

I like many TV and movie fanatics was binge watching shows before it was cool. Now it’s all the rage, and the great folks at Mill Creek Entertainment gives us a binge worth series, Airwolf.

Airwolf follows Stringfellow Hawke, a pilot who is assigned by the mysterious “Archangel” to top-secret missions for the CIA. Aboard Airwolf a high-tech battle helicopter, loaded with cutting-edge surveillance equipment and unbelievable firepower.  Airwolf takes Hawke and his friend Dominic around the globe on adventures to find  dangerous international spies and criminals.

The series is an action packed featuring the acting talents of series regulars, Jan-Michael Vincent, Ernest Borgnine, Alex Cord, Jean Bruce Scott and Barry Van Dyke. The first season was dark and edgy, but before the second season debuted CBS decided to go with a little more light-hearted family tone. After three seasons, CBS cancelled the series and USA network picked it up for one more season with an new cast and new adventures.

Some of the amazing guest stars Airwolf can boast of include; David Carradine (Kill Bill: Vol. 1 & 2), Bryan Cranston (TV’s Breaking Bad), Dick Van Dyke (Mary Poppins), John Ireland (Spartacus), David Graf (Police Academy movies), Martin Milner (TV’s Adam-12), Arte Johnson (TV’s Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In), Richard Lynch (Halloween), Larry Linville (TV’s M.A.S.H.), James Hong (Blade Runner), Ken Curtis (TV’s Gunsmoke) and June Allyson (Till the Clouds Roll By) just to name a few.

This 14 disc dvd set features all 79 episodes, including the 2-part pilot movie of the 4 seasons run in great audio and video quality. It is also available on Blu-ray for those that would prefer that.

So if you love to binge on a series! Do yourself a favor and pick up Airwolf! Head over to www.MillCreekEnt.com or your local video provider and pick this one up today! And do just as it says on the package; “Ready. Set. Binge.”

Moral Rating: Adult situations, violence
Audience: teens and adults
Genre: action, adventure, drama
Length: Almost 64 hours
DVD Release: 2016
DVD Rating: A-