Bank robber Roy Buchanan is accidentally arrested, but when he is liberated, he not only has Walker and Trivette on his heels, but a homicidal bounty hunter by the name of Boone Waxwell. Trivette is up the river—and in very hot water—when he goes undercover in prison and finds himself trapped with other convicts during a brutal escape attempt while a hurricane is going on.Then Walker races to prevent Waxwell from murdering Roy's brother Ned when it is discovered he was unwittingly involved. Now Walker must find Trivette before he is exposed. To protect himself, Kilmer abducts Billy's wife Frances (Marsha Dietlein) and son Billy Jr.Yoshi tells Walker that Karl and Cabe stole valuable Japanese art.Usagi wanted to reclaim the art for Japan, and he was killed for this.After a bomb explodes in a bank across town which has just gotten in a valuable shipment, everyone goes to that bank. In the first regular season, Noble Willingham took over the role starting with the episode, "Bounty." Clarence Gilyard joined the cast, after departing his role on Matlock. But Alex has no proof that Baker is the man who is now stalking her.When the actual robbery starts at the other four banks, it falls to Walker in an effort to catch the robbers and their leader, former CIA agent Orson Wade (Marshall Teague). That is because Baker is having his former cell mate Duane Hopkins (Mark Walters) do the stalking for him. And as soon as Baker doesn't need Hopkins anymore, he kills Hopkins.After Nypo puts her in the hospital, Tony attempts to take matters into his own hands, and Walker, who is being held captive must escape and bust Nypo and his drug lord boss.
The wedding of Ranger Hoss at the Ranger Office is interrupted by a courthouse breakout of gang leader Axel Tate (Cylk Cozart), during which Trivette subdues the leader of the break-out, who to Trivette's surprise is an attractive woman, Katherine 'Kat' Prather (Troy Beyer), Axel's girlfriend whom was planning on leaving the gang life behind along with Axel.
Although some sources identify the first three episodes aired at the end of the 1992-1993 television season, as the first season (making nine seasons in the series overall), This two-hour premiere episode introduces Cordell Walker (Chuck Norris), a contemporary Texas Ranger.
During a bank robbery in Fort Worth, Ranger Cordell Walker's partner Bob Mobley (Steven Ruge) is killed.
Walker and Trivette join the gang by posing as street fighters, and Randy learns from them that the opponent he thought he had accidentally killed, actually died from a overdose of morphine.
Though he realizes that his boss was responsible, Randy is forced to continue fighting when his boss kidnaps Diane to keep him in line, and Trivette must hold off Randy so Walker can use the opportunity to save Diane and put an end to the fights for good.