1994 - 1999, Crime, SciFi
An engineer and a driver transform a Dodge sports car into a crime-fighting supercar.

Episode Guide

  • Viper - Split Decision (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Split Decision

    Astor agrees to have a deadly brain implant removed; a distraught Westlake must focus on saving a kidnapping victim.

  • Viper - Attack of the Teki-Ya (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Attack of the Teki-Ya

    A Japanese detective in town to extradite an assassin goes head to head with an international crime boss.

  • Viper - Hell Hath No Fury (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Hell Hath No Fury

    A series of deaths links to an old case, but someone does not want Astor and Westlake (James McCaffrey, Heather Medway) to reopen it.

  • Viper - Holy Terror (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Holy Terror

    Astor and Westlake (James McCaffrey, Heather Medway) must protect a spiritual ruler from a fated encounter with an assassin.

  • Viper - Of Course, It's a Miracle (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Of Course, It's a Miracle

    A sophisticated gun developed by the U.S. government is stolen and used in a murder.

  • Viper - Tiny Bubbles (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Tiny Bubbles

    A computer disk containing the formula for a popular soft drink is stolen and held for ransom.

  • Viper - Safe House (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Safe House

    Two bank robbers take Astor and a bystander hostage.

  • Viper - My Fair Hoodlums (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    My Fair Hoodlums

    An aristocratic con man plots to steal a precious necklace.

  • Viper - People Like Us (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    People Like Us

    Astor and Westlake pretend to be married to infiltrate a ring of diamond thieves.

  • Viper - Seminar From Hell (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Seminar From Hell

    A terrorist who was paralyzed in a battle with Westlake comes back for revenge.

  • Viper - Best Seller (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Best Seller

    After Catlett reads his brother's latest novel, fact becomes stranger than fiction as the plot line becomes real.

  • Viper - The Really Real Re-Enactment (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Really Real Re-Enactment

    While staking out robbery suspects, Westlake (Heather Medway) finds out Astor (James McCaffrey) isn't the man she thought he was. Guest star: Rachel Hayward.

  • Viper - Family Matters (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Family Matters

    Astor and Westlake try to locate a stolen cache of diamonds before some dangerous criminals take possession of them.

  • Viper - Aftermath (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    An apparent terrorist bombing camouflages an elaborate plot for an heir to claim her father's million-dollar pension.

  • Viper - Honest Abe (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Honest Abe

    A former Israeli spy's (guest star Michael Fairman) new life is threatened when arms dealers kidnap his wife (guest star Jo Bates). With Heather Medway and James McCaffrey.

  • Viper - The Full Frankie (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    The Full Frankie

    Frankie becomes a stripper to expose a nightclub extortion racket.

  • Viper - Wanted: Fred or Alive (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Wanted: Fred or Alive

    Astor and Westlake encounter a ruthless bounty hunter while trying to exonerate a man accused of murder.

  • Viper - Holy Matrimony (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Holy Matrimony

    Astor falls in love with the wife of a Colombian drug lord while investigating the Blanca Noche cartel.

  • Viper - Wisegal (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:


    Astor (James McCaffrey) infiltrates a security-tight mafia conference; a labor negotiator tries to seduce Westlake (Heather Medway).

  • Viper - Once a Con (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Once a Con

    A small-time con artist helps Astor and Westlake catch a money launderer in an elaborate sting operation.

  • Viper - The Return (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Return

    Joe Astor returns to drive the new Viper when Thomas Cole is reassigned after blowing up the old Viper.

  • Viper - About Face (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    About Face

    Notorious criminal Giles Seton (Peter Wingfield) masterminds a plot to create a Cole (Jeff Kaake) look-alike to steal the Defender.

  • Viper - Internal Affair (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    Internal Affair

    After an undercover assignment goes awry, Westlake is abducted by mercenaries bent on detonating a bomb -- with her help.

  • Viper - Old Acquaintance (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Old Acquaintance

    Followed by assassins, Westlake's photojournalist ex-husband arrives with news that their divorce was never finalized.

  • Viper - Homecoming (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:


    Cole (Jeff Kaake) returns to his hometown to help his father (guest star Robert Fuller) solve a mystery when the local police chief dies.

  • Viper - Hot Potato (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Hot Potato

    A computer disk becomes the key to catching a corrupt federal marshal. With Jeff Kaake and Heather Medway.

  • Viper - Double Team (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Double Team

    Catlett and Westlake (J. Downing, Heather Medway) pose as husband-and-wife burglars in order to catch an arms dealer.

  • Viper - Trust No One (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Trust No One

    While investigating a mass suicide, the team (Jeff Kaake, Heather Medway, Joe Nipote) stumbles upon a government coverup.

  • Viper - Regarding Catlett (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Regarding Catlett

    After an attempt on Catlett's (J. Downing) life, Cole and Frankie (Jeff Kaake, Joe Nipote) must find the insider responsible.

  • Viper - Paper Trail (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Paper Trail

    An armored car with $1 million in ones is stolen, and Cole's girlfriend is a prime suspect.

  • Viper - What Makes Sammy Chun (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    What Makes Sammy Chun

    An ex-con turned tabloid news reporter (Ian Tracey) gets mixed up in Cole's (Jeff Kaake) investigation of an arms dealer.

  • Viper - The Getaway (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Getaway

    A crime lord's murder threatens to reveal government corruption. Guest stars: Stella Stevens and Clarence Clemons.

  • Viper - Breakout (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:


    Cole and Westlake (Jeff Kaake, Heather Medway) desperately search for an escaped convict (guest star Nicole Prescott) who is carrying a deadly virus.

  • Viper - Wilderness Run (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Wilderness Run

    Westlake's (Heather Medway) second job as a wilderness guide turns deadly when she is kidnapped by armed men.

  • Viper - Getting MADD (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Getting MADD

    Cole's niece must live with the consequences of a fatal drunken driving accident; Frankie, Catlett and Cole uncover a drug ring at a local club.

  • Viper - First Mob Wives' Club (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    First Mob Wives' Club

    Cole goes under cover at a health club frequented by the beautiful wives of gangsters in order to solve the murder of one woman's husband.

  • Viper - Cold Warriors (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Cold Warriors

    Westlake's mother (Priscilla Barnes) falls for a mysterious secret agent (Robert Culp).

  • Viper - Storm Watch (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Storm Watch

    A fully equipped motorcycle and rider (guest star John Haymes Newton) threaten the future of the team. With Jeff Kaake and Heather Medway.

  • Viper - Out From Oblivion (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Out From Oblivion

    When Cole discovers an old CIA buddy living on the streets, he's again led into a world of espionage and intrigue.

  • Viper - Hidden Agenda (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Hidden Agenda

    Westlake and Cole investigate several arson crimes and stumble upon an elaborate plot which incriminates someone close to them.

  • Viper - The Best Couple (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Best Couple

    While investigating her best friend's husband (Garwin Sanford), Westlake (Heather Medway) falls for his partner-in-crime.

  • Viper - Cat and Mouse (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Cat and Mouse

    An international assassin seeks revenge after Detective Westlake kills her lover in a prison breakout.

  • Viper - Triple Cross (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Triple Cross

    Cole is placed in jeopardy when he is persuaded to help Catlett catch an illegal arms dealer; the team learns it has a new partner.

  • Viper - The List (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    The List

    After faking his own death, Cole attempts to bring down the Massey crime family by infiltrating its ranks.

  • Viper - Black Box (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Black Box

    The Viper team investigates the death of a software designer whose development of a new computer technology cost him his life.

  • Viper - Whistle Blower (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Whistle Blower

    An autistic savant's life is in danger when he witnesses his brother's mob-related death and memorizes other incriminating evidence wanted by the killers.

  • Viper - Cold Storage (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Cold Storage

    A dangerous criminal escapes from a cryogenic prison and takes hostage a former cohort who betrayed him.

  • Viper - Thieves Like Us (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Thieves Like Us

    An FBI agent assigned to the Viper team is accused of stealing a weapon that causes spontaneous human combustion.

  • Viper - Echo of Murder (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Echo of Murder

    A politician, a mysterious young woman and a movie star's long-ago suicide link to the death of an investigative reporter.

  • Viper - Shutdown (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:


    Equipped with an exact replica of the Defender and a canister of a deadly nuclear substance, a criminal wreaks havoc in Metro City and causes the Viper Project's termination.

  • Viper - Wheelman (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:


    Cole's former mentor escapes from prison, robs a Chinese artifact exhibit and gives the Viper team a tough chase with his own supercharged vehicle.

  • Viper - Forget-Me-Not (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:


    Revolutionaries use a drugged scientist to steal nerve gas which they plan to unleash against a cabinet member.

  • Viper - Turf Wars (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Turf Wars

    While investigating the murder of an 18-year-old gang leader, the Viper team uncovers a plot involving a crime syndicate hoping to expand its territory.

  • Viper - Manhunt (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:


    When a scientist is transformed into a cyborg, he becomes a killing machine preying upon anyone in his path -- including his own wife.

  • Viper - Breakdown on Thunder Road (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Breakdown on Thunder Road

    A teenage boy (Seth Peterson) helps a muscle-car gang steal a new type of rocket fuel developed by his father. With Jeff Kaake.

  • Viper - Street Pirates (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Street Pirates

    Thieves specializing in selling high-tech weapons to terrorists make the Defender their next target. With Jeff Kaake.

  • Viper - On a Roll (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    On a Roll

    After Allie traces the theft of a high-tech satellite system to various suspects frequenting a casino, the Viper team must track down the true thieves.

  • Viper - Die Laughing (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Die Laughing

    An 11-year-old boy witnesses a murder, and Cole must protect the child and his mother from the killers until he can testify against them.

  • Viper - White Fire (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    White Fire

    A beautiful thief robs a platinum reserve after she escapes the Viper team's custody with the help of her boyfriend, an explosives expert.

  • Viper - Standoff (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Hot on the trail of a stolen military weapon, Cole and a seriously wounded Westlake become trapped in an abandoned petroleum refinery.

  • Viper - Diamond in the Rough (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Diamond in the Rough

    Cole, Westlake and Frankie go under cover to nab a corrupt federal agent who is heading up a burglary ring.

  • Viper - Talk Is Cheap (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Talk Is Cheap

    Cole and the team attempt to protect a radio talk show host from a mob boss angered by murder accusations made against him.

  • Viper - Condor (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    Cole and the team track down the corrupt police officers responsible for the deaths of undercover cops.

  • Viper - MiG-89 (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Allie becomes ensnared in an illicit arms-dealing operation involving the theft of a new fighter plane.

  • Viper - Winner Take All (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Winner Take All

    Police officer Cameron Westlake joins the Viper team and helps them nab a bank robber who travels in an armored tractor-trailer.

  • Viper - Crown of Thorns (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Crown of Thorns

    A visiting dignitary is targeted by the assassin who killed her father; Frankie is attracted to a royal attendant.

  • Viper - Thief of Hearts (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Thief of Hearts

    Astor battles a vengeful former adversary who steals an artificial heart and places a dying young girl in danger.

  • Viper - Scoop (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    Astor helps a female police officer accused by a news reporter of being a vigilante who is killing members of the Outfit.

  • Viper - Past Tense (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Past Tense

    Astor meets a woman who claims to be his wife while he is investigating the Outfit's kidnapping of a teenage boy.

  • Viper - Wheels of Fire (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Wheels of Fire

    A brilliant automotive designer is kidnapped when her invention threatens to put a petroleum executive's shady company out of business.

  • Viper - The Face (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Face

    A former hitman takes on Astor's physical identity to carry out a hit in order to free his innocent girlfriend from the Outfit.

  • Viper - Mind Games (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Mind Games

    Astor, Wilkes and Frankie must pool their resources when Frankie's friend is brainwashed into helping the Outfit get hold of a genetic shipment.

  • Viper - Firehawk (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    Astor matches the Viper's defenses against an equally sophisticated machine after the Outfit kidnaps Wilkes and forces him to set a trap.

  • Viper - Safe as Houses (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Safe as Houses

    While helping one of the last families resisting the Outfit, Astor becomes stranded in a small town where he befriends a boy who unknowingly idolizes him.

  • Viper - Ghosts (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    Wilkes befriends Anna, a co-worker at the rehabilitation center whose boyfriend is an old enemy out to locate the Viper's hiding place.

  • Viper - Once a Thief ... (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Once a Thief ...

    To obtain the microchip that contains his lost memory, Astor breaks the law to get an amnesia implant for a brain surgeon.

  • Viper - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    The Outfit, a powerful crime syndicate, terrorizes the city. With Dorian Harewood, James McCaffrey and Joe Nipote.