TV Episodes The Best Airwolf Episodes  

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List of the best Airwolf episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. Airwolf was a television drama centering around a pilot using a high-tech military helicopter to look for his missing brother. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Airwolf episodes of all time are. Fans of Airwolf are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list has everything from "Airwolf (Pilot; a.k.a. Shadow of the Hawke; a.k.a. Airwolf: The Movie) (1)" to "Proof Through the Night." What is the best Airwolf episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Airwolf (Pilot; a.k.a. Shadow ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Airwolf (Pilot; a.k.a. Shadow of the Hawke; a.k.a. Airwolf: The Movie) (1) Jan 22 1984 While demonstrating the capabilities of the new prototype supercopter codenamed 'Airwolf', Dr. Charles Moffet goes rogue, steals the chopper and kills almost all of the observers. At least one ...more

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Shadow of the Hawke (2) is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Shadow of the Hawke (2) Jan 22 1984 Hawke and his pal Santini head to Libya to recover Airwolf from it's diabolical creator, but Dr. Moffet turns up the heat by destroying a U.S. Navy warship. When Hawke's girlfriend Gabrielle ...more

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Mind of the Machine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Mind of the Machine Apr 07 1984 Dr. Robert Winchester is a brilliant researcher and a former test pilot who helped design Airwolf. Now, he's asking for Hawke's help in test flying a simulator that he's designed to enable the ...more

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To Snare a Wolf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
To Snare a Wolf Apr 14 1984 Archangel warns String about a zealous government bureaucrat named D.G. Bogard who will stop at nothing until he finds Airwolf. Dom and Hawke take time out from shooting a military training film ...more

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Bite of the Jackal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Bite of the Jackal Feb 04 1984 An ambitious executive at the Firm makes a subversive play for Archangel's job. A bomb is planted aboard a vintage helicopter owned by Dominic Santini and he's forced to crash land. When Hawke ...more

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Moffett's Ghost is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Moffett's Ghost Oct 06 1984 In the midst of it's key part in delivering and collecting a leading American scientist to top secret sanctions aimed at cooling international tensions with Russians, Airwolf develops a seeming ...more

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Fallen Angel (a.k.a. Angel Of ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Fallen Angel (a.k.a. Angel Of Mercy) Nov 03 1984 String must add Caitlin to the Airwolf crew, in order to rescue Archangel from behind enemy lines.

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Sweet Britches is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Sweet Britches Sep 22 1984 After an old Vietnam buddy of Hawke's is shot in the desert when trying to escape a corrupt Sheriff, Hawke gets a call from an inmate who had been in jail with the man to aleart him of the ...more

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Airwolf II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Airwolf II Oct 05 1985 Hawke is at a friend's prestigious ceremony when Archangel pulls him out and accuses him of being involved in a robbery the previous night in which items that could be used by Airwolf were ...more

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Echos From the Past is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Echos From the Past Mar 03 1984 Hawke meets a mercenary who claims to have information regarding his missing brother. When they part company, Hawke loses consciousness in his helicopter and crashes. When he comes to, he finds ...more

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Proof Through the Night is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Proof Through the Night Feb 11 1984 A Russian mole discovers that scientists in the U.S.S.R. have developed a lethal serum that instantly kills anyone exposed to it. He steals a vial of the serum and contacts his friend Archangel ...more

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One Way Express is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
One Way Express Feb 18 1984 A movie producer hires Santini Air for a dangerous stunt involving the landing of a helicopter onto the roof of a moving semi. Dom and String nearly come to blows, however, when String tries to ...more

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And They Are Us is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
And They Are Us Mar 31 1984 North and South Limbawe are in conflict over oil and a despotic General plans to overthrow his own government in South Limbawe and attacks his neighbors to the North. String and Dom are sent by ...more

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HX 1 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
HX 1 Nov 10 1984 When new hi-tech attack chopper HX1 is stolen by an elite group of mercenaries, the tactics used fits those that Hawke's MIA brother St. John was trained in, and Hawke is certain that his ...more

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Fight Like a Dove is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Fight Like a Dove Mar 10 1984 An Israeli war crimes hunter is killed by a suspected Nazi named Hans Daubert in France. His daughter vows revenge and seeks the help of String and Dom, along with Airwolf, to bring him to ...more

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Short Walk to Freedom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Short Walk to Freedom Apr 13 1985 String is captured by Latin American revolutionaries while attempting to rescue American archaeological students trapped by a coup.

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Hawke's Run is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Hawke's Run Feb 15 1986 String discovers that an old friend is a double agent when a schematic he was to turn over to the FIRM is stolen.

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Firestorm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Firestorm Sep 29 1984 Eddie, a friend of Dominic's, was once a pilot until a air crash in which his passengers were killed, causing him to loose his nerve and turn to drink as a result. Living alone in his trailer in ...more

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Where Have All the Children Go... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Where Have All the Children Gone? Dec 14 1985 At the funeral of a Vietnam comrade, Hawke takes it upon himself to deliver the man's coffin flag and Congressional Medal of Honour to the soldier's brother, Billy Fargo. But arriving in the ...more

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Mad Over Miami is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Mad Over Miami Mar 24 1984 Santini makes an unauthorized flight to Cuba in order to rescue two political prisoners who are being ransomed for $2 million. However, while there, the exchange site is attacked and the ransom ...more

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Inn at the End of the Road is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Inn at the End of the Road Jan 26 1985 A pilot who escaped from terrorists who stole an experimental aircraft guidance computer leads the Airwolf team to the remote community where the terrorists are holed up.

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Santini's Millions is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Santini's Millions Feb 02 1985 Dom inherits from the estate of a millionaire whom he had earlier rescued from a plane crash.

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Eagles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Eagles Nov 09 1985 At a National Air Race show, Hawke and Dominic befriend an attractive pilot racer, unaware that she's being pursued by her boss and his henchmen after stealing some tapes that can prove that a ...more

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Crossover is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Crossover Oct 26 1985 String falls for the Czech woman scientist, whom he's helping defect to the west.

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Fortune Teller is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Fortune Teller Oct 19 1985 Hawke and Dominic arrive for a rendezvous with Archangel in the desert, only to find his jeep abandoned and no sign of him. The F.I.R.M., who have reason to believe that he has turned traitor, ...more

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Severance Pay is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Severance Pay Mar 23 1985 String must bring in a disgruntled former Firm employee whose been denied his retirement benefits.

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Condemned is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Condemned Jan 05 1985 String and Caitlin are sent to a remote Alaskan research station where a deadly Russian bacteria has been let loose.

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The Horn of Plenty is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
The Horn of Plenty Sep 28 1985 Hawke takes a seemingly luxurious Santini Air job, piloting and accompanying a beautiful, high-flying business woman for a few days, but ends up duped into being hypnotised in an elaborate plot ...more

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The Hunted is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
The Hunted Oct 20 1984 Santini Air is hired for a 30 day period by agents on behalf of a industrial millionaire, to be on stand-by to pilot the man on an important journey when called upon. Dominic is excited at the ...more

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Kingdom Come is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Kingdom Come Nov 02 1985 When a professional group of thieves steal a batch of thermonuclear detonators, which can cause mass destruction if they fall into the wrong hands, Archangel has reason to suspect that the ...more

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Daddy's Gone a Hunt'n is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Daddy's Gone a Hunt'n Jan 28 1984 Hawke and Dom must stop a suspected traitor from turning an advanced military fighter over to the Russians in exchange for his son who was born in Vietnam. Things get complicated, though, when ...more

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Eruption is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Eruption Apr 06 1985 After being forced down by a volcano eruption, String and Dom discover a mining town being run as a slave colony.

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The American Dream is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
The American Dream Jan 12 1985 The Airwolf crew decides to help a group of Vietnamese farmers get their crop to market, after a warlord threatens their lives.

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Dambreakers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Dambreakers Mar 16 1985 String and a reporter friend are taken hostage by terrorists who have taken over a Christian commune.

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Day of Jeopardy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Day of Jeopardy Jan 25 1986 After Tess Dixon, the wife of infamous crime-lord Cullen Dixon, escapes his bodyguards while swimming in the sea at night, Archangel asks Hawke and Santini to deliver her safely via Airwolf to a ...more

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The Deadly Circle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
The Deadly Circle Nov 30 1985 The families of one of String's friends from Vietnam are kidnapped along with Dom and Caitlin by people seeking revenge against those who destroyed their village during the Vietnam conflict.

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Discovery is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Discovery Jan 18 1986 A man who once failed to steal Airwolf is given a second chance when a young lady he knows stumbles upon its hiding place.

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Prisoner of Yesterday is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Prisoner of Yesterday Feb 09 1985 The Airwolf team ends up stopping a Banana republic coup when they set out to rescue Doc, who had been kidnapped to treat the nation's leader.

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The Girl Who Fell from the Sky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky Mar 15 1986 Hawke is doing some late-night fishing on the lake outside his cabin, when he sees a helicopter fly over and drop a body into the water. Pulling the unconscious, dumped young woman out and ...more

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Sins of the Past is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Sins of the Past Oct 27 1984 Dominic is distraught to hear that his daughter Sally-Anne – whom Hawke never even knew existed – has been found dead on the beach after over-dosing, in the Caribbean Island of ...more

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Annie Oakley is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Annie Oakley Nov 16 1985 When ""The Mongoose"", a new laser weapon, is stolen, the thieves fall out, and one of them contacts The F.I.R.M. with hope of returning the weapon for reward. Archangel ...more

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Break-In at Santa Paula is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Break-In at Santa Paula Feb 22 1986 The wife of a deceased old friend of Hawke's begs him to rescue her son Terry, who is in a corrupt Mexican prison after being framed, with a bad heart condition. After visiting the prison posing ...more

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And a Child Shall Lead is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
And a Child Shall Lead Oct 12 1985 String is aided in the rescue of a kidnapped industrial designer by the man's retarded son.

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Half-Pint is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Half-Pint Dec 21 1985 String decides to adopt St. John's Amerasian son when theson's discovery points to St. John being dead.

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Flight #093 Is Missing is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Flight #093 Is Missing Nov 17 1984 Caitlin is a passenger on board a plane which Airwolf is sent to search for after the plane is hijacked and forced down at sea.

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Natural Born is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Natural Born Feb 23 1985 The Airwolf crew befriend a runaway looking for revenge on the drug runners that murdered his uncle.

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Jennie is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Jennie Nov 23 1985 Arriving in Airwolf in a war-torn South American country, Hawke, Dominic and Caitlin rendezvous with ""living legend"" freedom fighter leader El Gato, in a mission to rescue ...more

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Little Wolf is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Little Wolf Feb 01 1986 String and Dom become involved in a custody dispute when a friend of Strings who was about to be divorced dies leaving his wife and mother to battle for his infant son.

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Birds of Paradise is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
Birds of Paradise Mar 29 1986 String comes to the aid of his nephew who asks String for help when his mother disappears for a week.

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The Truth About Holly is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Airwolf Episodes
The Truth About Holly Oct 13 1984 After Hawke rescues Dominic's niece Holly from a mobster's compound in Mexico, strange things start happening at Santini Air. At first, Hawke and Dominic assume that the mobster is trying to ...more