During the series run, it competed heavily in syndication with Highlander (1992). Later, after both shows ended, Lorenzo Lamas would next star in the series The Immortal (2000), a show that " borrowed" heavily from the Highlander series.
He was a cop, and good at his job. But then he committed the ultimate sin and testified against other cops - gone bad. Cops who tried to kill him, but got the woman he loved instead. Framed for murder, now he prowls the badlands. An outlaw hunting ...
California enacted a mandatory helmet law in 1992, after the first season of Renegade, it would be very foolish for a man wanted by the law to ride without a helmet. Reno Raines seldom wears a helmet, and in California would be stopped frequently for the violation.