Re-runs of Walker Texas Ranger is playing on the TV as I’m settling down to relaxing. The TV in the room where I write now doesn’t have cable and I’m finding this fact has a calming effect for me: There are few channels to choose from. If a current series I like isn’t playing then I go for some of the straight “old shows on TV channels” and, of an evening, that’s usually Walker Texas Ranger.
It seems odd, but one of the last true television Men is Cordel Walker. Other men have popped up through the years, but Walker was a traditional man. He tried to talk his way out of trouble, or even calming a situation down but saw nothing wrong with taking action with his fists (or feet) instead of his gun. However, he would use his gun if necessary.
I miss shows like this. I must not be the only one because many of them are on-the-air, literally.