Flinty-eyed, karate-chopping Cord Walker (Chuck Norris
) continues to dispense his own rather direct brand of justice on a wide variety of miserable miscreants as Walker, Texas Ranger
enters its fourth season. Standing shoulder to shoulder with Walker is his partner, Ranger Jimmy Trivette (Clarence Gilyard Jr.
), who may not entirely approve of Walker's violent methods but is certainly grateful that the man is on his side. Also, the relationship between Walker and his sometime legal adversary, Assistant D.A. Alex Cahill (Sheree J. Wilson
), grows ever stronger during this season (though wedding bells were still far in the future). This year, in addition to the usual homicidal robbers, cold-blooded drug runners and repulsive rapists, Walker broadens his "eye for an eye" base to include Irish militants and the Russian Mafia. In one exhilarating episode, things take on a personal slant as the man who killed Walker's parents thirty years earlier "returns from the dead," a turn of events that may bode very, very ill for everyone whom Walker holds near and dear, including Alex, Jimmy, and his best friend C.D. Parker (Noble Willingham