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American Girl Samantha Parkington is busy empowering little girls and Walt Disney and the El Grupo are too busy fighting the war. With all that going on, we'll leave the fluff to the Care Bears and the animated Duke Brothers. Here are some titles you may have missed recently.
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by Lex Walker
It's rather unfortunate that it took until 1983 for The Dukes of Hazzard to get the cartoon adaptation treatment. Not because it deserved its ink sooner, but because at that point in the live-action series Luke (Tom Wopat) and Bo (John Schneider) had moved on (albeit briefly) leaving their "cousins" Vance (Christopher Mayer) and Coy (Byron Cherry) to engage in the show's misadventures for a year. So when Hanna Barbera adapted the show into a cartoon, instead of just making the main characters Bo and Luke (who were the obvious choice »
- Arya Ponto
Inspired by the very popular CBS live-action series, The Dukes of Hazzard, this animated TV show features the Duke boys and their cousin Daisy (Catherine Bach) in a race around the world. In The Dukes, they want to win the prize money to save the family farm. Boss Hogg (Sorrell Booke), Sheriff Rosco (James Best), and Rosco's dog, Flash (Frank Welker), compete with them to ensure that they don't win so Boss can finally get control of the farm. Each episode is introduced by Uncle Jesse (Denver Pyle) and his pet raccoon, Smokey (Frank Welker).
The first season features cousins Coy and Vance Duke (Byron Cherry and Christopher Mayer), the replacements for Bo and Luke that were added to the primetime show when Tom Wopat and John Schneider left during a contract dispute. The latter eventually returned to the live action show and Bo and Luke took »
Bo Duke is back. Cmt will begin airing reruns of The Dukes of Hazzard weeknights at 7 p.m. Et starting Sept. 13. But first, the channel welcomes the Dukes with a 33-hour weekend marathon that begins tonight at 8 p.m. Et with the pilot. John Schneider phoned us yesterday having already spent five hours doing interviews about the show that launched his career when he was 18. Like the General Lee, he never runs out of gas.
Entertainment Weekly: Have you ever watched an episode of Dukes of Hazzard in recent years and thought, Wow, we really did that? I reviewed the »
- Mandi Bierly
3 items from 2010
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