Although some sources identify the first three episodes aired at the end of the 1992-1993 television season, as the first season (making nine seasons in the series overall), This two-hour premiere episode introduces Cordell Walker (Chuck Norris), a contemporary Texas Ranger.During a bank robbery in Fort Worth, Ranger Cordell Walker's partner Bob Mobley (Steven Ruge) is killed.Yoshi tells Walker that Karl and Cabe stole valuable Japanese art.Usagi wanted to reclaim the art for Japan, and he was killed for this.At the same time, Walker is reunited with Yoshihito "Yoshi" Sakai (Aki Aleong), a friend he hasn't seen in almost ten years.Yoshi's father taught martial arts to Walker and next to that, Walker realizes that Yoshi is still a Yakuza member.Kurt Nypo, a powerful drug dealer, is attempting to get rid of Walker when he starts to get close.Nypo also has Tony Kingston, one of Walker's karate students (and whose mom he is dating), deliver the drugs.
Walker must clear his cousins' name when he is arrested for the murder by two corrupt FBI agents who framed him for murder of the tribal leader who they killed after he uncovers they conspired with a mining tycoon to steal land belonging to the reservation.
After Nypo puts her in the hospital, Tony attempts to take matters into his own hands, and Walker, who is being held captive must escape and bust Nypo and his drug lord boss.
Meanwhile, the Rangers continue their investigation on the college rapist and suspect that a professor that Alex knows might be the rapist.
The three discover that an environmental waste company has been mixing toxic chemicals with waste oil and spraying them on roads in order to make a larger profit, and had Dr.
Slade killed when he got too close to their scheme. Jones), a failed Texas Ranger applicant challenges Walker with his attempts to capture several escaped criminals, but he inadvertently endangers innocent civilians in the process.