The Dukes of Hazzard (1979–1985)

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The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County.

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 Uncle Jesse (146 episodes, 1979-1985)
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 Boss Hogg / ... (146 episodes, 1979-1985)
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 Daisy Duke (145 episodes, 1979-1985)
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 Cooter (142 episodes, 1979-1985)
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 Sheriff Rosco Coltrane / ... (141 episodes, 1979-1985)
Waylon Jennings ...
 The Balladeer / ... (136 episodes, 1979-1985)
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 Luke Duke (128 episodes, 1979-1985)
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 Bo Duke (128 episodes, 1979-1985)
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Cousins Bo and Luke Duke and their car "General Lee", assisted by Cousin Daisy and Uncle Jesse, have a running battle with the authorities of Hazzard County (Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane), plus a string of ne'er-do-wells often backed by the scheming Hogg. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Ein Duke kommt selten allein  »

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The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) was a successful mid-season replacement (it lasted 7 seasons) for Reb Brown's failed series, Captain America (1979). See more »

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In one episode, Roscoe steals the General Lee and is forced to make his first jump over someone's camping trailer, but ends up clipping it with the rear wheels of the General and destroying the trailer. The inside of the trailer is visible in the destruction and is clearly shown to be an empty prop trailer. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane: OOOOOOH! I'm in "Hot Pursuit!"
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Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane: I love it! I love it!
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Crazy Credits

From season two on, an audio stinger of Roscoe's "Coo Coo" was played over the Warner Brothers Television closing logo. In some episodes the audio was of Boss Hogg exclaiming "Them Dukes, them Dukes!" See more »

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Sung by Waylon Jennings
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This was a great show.
5 July 2004 | by (Tennessee) – See all my reviews

The Dukes of Hazzard was one of my favorite television shows. But when it first aired, I didn't like it. I resented it because it replaced the Incredible Hulk. But after watching two or three episodes, I saw that it was a great show. I was seven years old at the time. I've seen about every episode. I didn't care much for the Coy and Vance episodes but I still watched them. I liked the two Mean green machine episodes. The Dukes of Hazzard was based on a movie titled Moonrunners. Moonrunners had the Boars nest, sheriff Rosco Coltrane(Not James Best), the Cooter character and Waylon Jennings as the balladeer. Moonrunners also had Uncle Jessie. But not Denver Pyle or Jessie Duke. Jessie Hag. Like on the Dukes of Hazzard, Jessie Hag lived with two nephews who ran shine for him. Sadly the Uncle Jessie character dies near the end of Moonrunners. Duke fans should be thankful for Moonrunners. If Moonrunners hadn't been made, the Dukes of Hazzard wouldn't exist. I've seen both the Dukes of Hazzard and Moonrunners. The Dukes are better.


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