Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Outlaws

US tv series (1987). CBS. Starring Christine Belford (Lt Maggie Randall), Patrick Houser (Billy Pike), William Lucking (Harland Pike), Charles Napier (Wolfson "Wolf" Lucas), Richard Roundtree (Isaiah "Ice" McAdams), Rod Taylor (Sheriff Jonathan Grail). Colour.

As Sheriff Grail chases four fleeing outlaws after a robbery in 1899, the five ride into a strange electrical storm and Time Travel to 1986 Houston. Grail convinces the gang to go straight once they realize where and when they are. Using the money from the robbery the five buy a ranch and open the Double Eagle Detective Agency. With weapons and techniques of the past, they set out to solve the crimes the Houston Police Department cannot handle. [BC]

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