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)
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 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 their own. Written by CJ Lagos <midnight@richmond.infi.net>

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4 November 1981 (USA)  »

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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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Referenced in Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust (2009) See more »

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The Ballad of the Unknown Stuntman
(Original Theme)
Sung by Lee Majors
Written by Glen A. Larson, Gail Jensen and David Somerville
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Fun, entertaining show with action & humour aplenty
29 July 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Both seasons of this show offer good, undemanding entertainment with a nice blend of action and humour. Perfect viewing for a Sunday afternoon, or whenever you want to relax & be entertained by a TV show, I'd say.

Good idea to have a trio (sometimes quartet) of main characters – this brings a nice interaction between a group of regular characters which fills out the show and gives it an extra lift, adding personality to the show (a regular writer's technique, but always good to see it in action and working as well as it does here).

Some episodes also feature circa 1980s Country music on their soundtracks – though some of this was changed for the DVD releases because of copyright - so the show can be pretty easy on the ear too!


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