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Drama Crime 1984 - 19841 SeasonSeries EndedOn: Free Services Philo fuboTV 

Blue Thunder is a 1984 ABC television series based on the movie of the same title featuring the Blue Thunder helicopter. The series uses the converted AĆ©rospatiale Gazelle helicopter and large portions of stock footage from the 1983 film. A ground unit named "Rolling Thunder" backed up the helicopter in the television series. This was a large support van with a desert camouflage off-road vehicle stored inside.The television series cast includes James Farentino, Dana Carvey, and former professional American football players Bubba Smith and Dick Butkus. The series was canceled by ABC after they felt the similar Airwolf on CBS would win the ratings battle. Also, the series aired at the same time as the CBS soap opera Dallas on Friday nights, and lost.Eleven episodes were made before the series was cancelled.Blue Thunder featuring James Farentino and Dana Carvey has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Philo, streaming with subscription on fuboTV, and free on Plex. It's a crime and drama show with 11 episodes over 1 season. Blue Thunder is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (1,789 votes).

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James Farentino

Frank Chaney

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While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by hiring Mike on the spot after he recognizes his raw talent and photographic memory.

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Season 1
11 Episodes | Plex, fuboTV, & Philo

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11 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Plex).

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11 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Philo & fuboTV).

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Not available to stream on a TV everywhere service.

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Not available to rent or buy.

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#7,131 Ranked TV Show

#472 Ranked in TV on Philo

#645 Ranked in TV on fuboTV

#1210 Ranked in Thriller TV

Blue Thunder has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (1,789 votes). The show is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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