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.


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, attempted to murder Trivette and ambushed Wade & Betsy Harper. A Hayes Cooper story parallels the modern day story.


  • Chuck Norris as Cordell Walker
  • Clarence Gilyard as James Trivette
  • Sheree J. Wilson as Alex Cahill
  • Judson Mills as Francis Gage
  • Nia Peeples as Sydney Cooke
  • Marshall Teague as Emile Lavocat / Milos "Moon" Lavocat
  • Robert Fuller as Wade Harper / Sheriff
  • Leon Rippy as Robert Chastain / Creede
  • Tammy Townsend as Erika Carter
  • Marla Adams as Betsy Harper
  • Matt Clark as Burt
  • John Dennis Johnston as Mike Shilts
  • 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 \ Desperado # 2
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