The Final Showdown: Part 1 is a Walker, Texas Ranger episode from Season 8. It is one of the two final episodes of the series. It aired on May 19, 2001.

Plot Edit


Emile Lavocat breaks his gang members out of prison to help kill the Rangers that put him behind bars. Lavocat caused the death of CD, Jensen, and attempted to kill Trivette. A Hayes Cooper story parallels the modern day story.

Cast Edit

  • Chuck Norris as Cordell Walker \ Hayes Cooper
  • Clarence Gilyard as James Trivette / Piano Player
  • Sheree J. Wilson as Alex Cahill \ Althea Bloom
  • Judson Mills as Francis Gage \ Judd Weaver
  • Nia Peeples as Sydney Cooke \ Saloon Singer
  • Marshall Teague as Emile Lavocat / Miles 'Moon' Lavocat
  • Robert Fuller as Ranger Wade Harper \ Sheriff
  • Leon Rippy as Chastain / Creede
  • Tammy Townsend as Erika Carter
  • Marla Adams as Betsy Harper
  • Matt Clark as Cooper's Friend
  • John Dennis Johnston as Shilts \ Weaver's Gangmember
  • William Sanderson as Mayor
  • Randall Tex Cobb as Ross Dollarhide \ Desperado
  • Vijay Amritraj as Doctor
  • Angie Bolling as Connie Jensen
  • Margaret Bush as Dr. Bates
  • Ivan Brutsche as Royster
  • Craig Erickson as Stan
  • Steve Flanagan as Feeny
  • Jack Martin as Guard
  • Andrea Moore as Girl
  • Richard Norton as Jonas Graves \ Long - Haired Desperado
  • Heath Allyn as Mercenary (uncredited)
  • Rick Barlowe as DPS Officer (uncredited)
  • Michael Bendall as Convict Joe (uncredited)
  • Michael Costello as Ranger Cliff Jensen (uncredited)
  • Steve M. Clark as Correctional Officer (uncredited)
  • Dawn Erin as Saloon Girl (uncredited)