Episode 131 - THE THUNDER MAN

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Episode 131 - THE THUNDER MAN

Post by Episode Guide » Mon Jun 22, 2015 8:39 pm

Date: May 5, 1963

Summary: A explosives expert terrorizes the Ponderosa.

Written by: Lewis Reed
Directed by: Lewis Allen
Guest Stars: Simon Oakland (William Poole), Evelyn Scott (Mrs. Gibson), Toby Michaels (Ann Wilson), Harvey Stephens (Fred Wilson)

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Re: Episode 131 - THE THUNDER MAN

Post by littlejoenice » Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:55 am

I liked Joe's birthday party. Poole, not so much. To be honest, I watched this episode for the first time last night, and let's just say, this is one of those episodes where one viewing is enough. It was terrifying! Even though Poole got what was coming to him at the end, it still didn't satisfy me. Did anyone else feel that way about Poole and how he killed those poor women?
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Re: Episode 131 - THE THUNDER MAN

Post by ellen » Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:24 am

Poole was one sick ticket for sure! Simon Oakland does a great job playing him. I love the way he says "You're a THUNDER MAN!"

Oakland played a similar character in Season 9's "Justice Deferred" - a man who kills women. He even has a signature song!
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