- 5 Seasons
Renegade is a television series based on an ex-police officer, from San Diego. Who went undercover to catch bad cops. He was able to catch the bad cops in action, but was punished for it. Lorenzo Lamas plays the major character, Reno, who is also known as the Renegade. Former officers, also bad cops, were sent to Reno's hotel to kill him, but instead, they shot the love of his life. One of the guys go back to make sure Reno is dead, when another shot him, with Renos weapon. Reno was framed for killing a fellow police officer. After the failed attempt to kill Reno, the bad guys send in a professional bounty hunter to kill him. A man by the name of Bobby Sixkiller, a Native American bounty hunter. The tables turn dramatically when Reno saves Bobby's life, and Bobby trusts him. Reno then explains what happened, and Bobby in turn hires Reno. Reno escaped death, but now must live a life on the run. He is haunted by the memories of the love of his life, and the people he called friends, fellow police officers gone bad. He rides a motorcycle, stays in hotels, and never stays in one place too long. Reno seeks out some of the meanest, wanted criminals. These people are often ones that no one else will dare tangle with. Reno wants to see justice served, so he is the man for the job. He also helps people just in need, to show he is a good person. He is occasionally recognized, as a former police officer, Reno Raines, but no one turns him in. This action series ran for 110 episodes, and originated in the United States. Each show was 46 minutes long. The show was produced and created by Stephen J. Cannell. Stephen also played a role in his own series. He played the main bad guy, a bad cop, Donald Dixon, better known as Butch. Reno is an outlaw, hunting outlaws, also classed as a bounty hunter, better known as the Renegade.