The Fall Guy (1981–1986)

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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow.

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 Colt Seavers (112 episodes, 1981-1986)
Douglas Barr ...
 Howie Munson (112 episodes, 1981-1986)
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 Jody Banks (112 episodes, 1981-1986)
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 Terri Michaels (64 episodes, 1982-1985)
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Colt Seaver is a combination bounty hunter and stunt man. He drives a big GMC truck with a eagle painted on its hood. He chases after "bad guys" and returns them to the Los Angeles area. He has two companions, Howie and Jodie. These two companions usually follow Colt in his adventures and sometimes they are on there own. Written by CJ Lagos <midnight@richmond.infi.net>

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The theme song, "The Unknown Stuntman", became a minor hit in the early 1980s. It was credited to Lee Majors in the pilot, but was credited to Majors' character Colt Seavers in subsequent episodes. The lyrics include the line, "I've been seen with Farrah," a reference to Majors' ex-wife, Farrah Fawcett. See more »

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[opening segment of the series after the credits]
Colt Seavers: [narrating] This is the story of one of America's great unsung heroes. I mean you've seen him, but you never knew who he was. You've cheered for him and cried for him and women have wanted to die for him. But did he ever get any credit, or the girl? No! He's what we call the "Stuntman", and the reason I'm talking so fondly about him is, well because it's me, Colt Seavers. Anyway, picture work isn't wall-to-wall employment, so maybe you wonder how ...
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The Ballad of the Unknown Stuntman
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Comparing to Zena is harsh
14 August 2001 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

Fall guy was a show with mediocre acting, sometimes cheesy plots, and yes, much appeal was the scantily dressed women. But I liked it. And I did not at all like Zena. I think there is a major difference that has not been addressed. Even though most of these episodes of Fall Guy were kinda cheesy, they had a morality factor that is lacking in most shows now. These guys were usually trying to get the bad guy, help the good guy, and survive themselves. I would like to think that was a large part of the appeal. And the fact that who was good and bad was very obvious was also a big part of it. It made the destruction, violence, and hot women all the better. Zena of the 80's?...Thats a little rough. Ok, thats my 2 cents.

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