Is that a terrorist fist bump I see?
Also a great title for gay porn
BJ From The Bear?
it was deemed a classic because of its attractive female supporting cast.
Transparent attempt at the time to cash in on the success of Smokey and the Bandit. The show itself was shit but I still remember the theme song as pretty awesome.
I enjoyed B.J. and the Bear when it was on. I am surprised it lasted three seasons though.
Bear just couldn’t compete with Burt Reynolds’ body hair.
You must mean the Every Which Way But… series with Clint and Clyde?
Also, BJ and the Bear was popular enough to have a spin off – Our Sheriff Lobo.
I think “Our Sheriff Lobo” was the name of the theme song, while the show was alternately known as “The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo” and simply “Lobo.” I remember it rather better than “BJ and the Bear.” I think it reran after school.
On this week’s very special episode of BJ and the Bear, Bear eats all of BJ’s trucker speed. Hilarity ensues when Bear takes over driving duty while BJ sleeps…
You remember it rather better due to both the superior theme song and the presence of Claude Akins…
Keeeeeeep us strongggggg!
i’d watch that. or maybe i’ve already seen it…
seriously, i liked this show. but i was 10.
It was neither classic, nor very good. It was an attempt to cash in on the popularity of the Clint Eastwood movie “Every Which Way But Loose”. That’s what they did back then. If you couldn’t get the rights to the original, you made a sort-of knockoff. Wanted to do a TV version of “Blue Thunder”, but someone else already had the rights? Say hello to “Airwolf”!
Stringfellow Hawk can be played by Benedict Cumberbatch in the remake.
Must be a cross-over between the two. Smokey and the Bandit was released in 1977 and Every Which Way But Loose in 1978.
Truckers + primates + hot women = Brilliant!
Considering Jan-Michael Vincent was drunk/stoned during pretty much his entire run on the series (according to Ernest Borgnine and others), the role could be played by a sack of potatoes.
No, The Dukes of Hazard was the transparent attempt to cash in on Smokey and the Bandit.