Neon Rider

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Neon Rider
Neon Rider
Genre Drama
Created by Winston Rekert
Danny Virtue
Directed by Bruce Pittman
George Bloomfield
Neill Fearnley
Winston Rekert
Peter D. Marshall
Mick MacKay
Joseph L. Scanlan
René Bonnière
Danny Virtue
Allan King
Michael Robison
Vic Sarin
David Winning
Nicholas Kendall
Starring Winston Rekert
Theme music composer Terry Frewer
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 5
No. of episodes 64
Production
Executive producer(s) Winston Rekert
William Wallace Gray
Michael MacMillan
Danny Virtue
Producer(s) Justis Greene
Mary Kahn
Editor(s) Frank Irvine
Location(s) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Mission, British Columbia, Canada
Running time 60 minutes (including commercials)
Broadcast
Original channel CTV
Original run September 15, 1990 – November 1, 1995

Neon Rider is a Canadian drama television series which first aired between 1990 and 1995. Created by Winston Rekert and Danny Virtue, the show was about the titular character, a man named Michael Terry (Rekert) who quits his job as a therapist to become a mentor for troubled kids which he brings to his ranch, to teach them to lead a better life. The series was filmed and set in British Columbia's Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.

Other cast members included Sam Sarkar, William S. Taylor, Peter Williams, Suzanne Errett, Antoinette Bower, Barbara Tyson, Alex Bruhanski, Philip Granger and Jim Byrnes.

Neon Rider was produced by Alliance Atlantis and broadcast on the CTV Television Network on Saturdays at 10 PM then moved to 8 PM in 1991. The series was also popular in Gibraltar where it aired on GBC TV.

SciFi veteran David Winning directed the third season episode "Straight Home" guest-starring Martin Cummins.

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