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"The Dukes of Hazzard" The Great Santa Claus Chase (1980)

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The Dukes of Hazzard: Season 3: Episode 9 -- Boss Hogg (SORRELL BOOKE) has some crooks steal the Christmas trees that the Duke boys (TOM WOPAT and JOHN SCHNEIDER) are delivering, and he almost loses the money in his safe.


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Original Air Date:
19 December 1980 (Season 3, Episode 9)
Boss hires a trio of criminals to hijack a load of Christmas trees bound for Hazzard, knowing that Bo... See more » | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Denver Pyle 
Writing credits
Gy Waldron (creator)

Casting by
Melissa Skoff 
Sound Department
Jerry Jacobson .... adr editor
Franklin Jones Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Baxley .... stunt coordinator
Jack Gill .... stunt driver
Jimmy Lynn Davis .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Bob Orrison .... stunt driver (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
James Kibbe .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Dan Reilly .... key grip (uncredited)
Gerald B. Wolfe .... still photographer (uncredited)
Music Department
Waylon Jennings .... title song by

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Directed by
William Crain 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Simon Muntner  writer
Gy Waldron  creator

Cinematography by
Bradley B. Six (director of photography)
Jack Whitman (1979-1982)
Casting by
Vivian McRae (1979-1981)
Art Direction by
Robert I. Jillson (1980-1982) (as Bob Jillson)
Set Decoration by
Jackie Martin (1984-1985)
Rochelle Moser (1979-1981)
Makeup Department
Ray Brooks .... makeup artist (1979-1983)
Virginia Darcy .... hair stylist (1979-1982)
Renate Leuschner .... hair stylist (1983-1984)
Joan Phillips .... hair stylist (1982-1983)
Production Management
John H. Burrows .... production manager (1980-1981) (as John Burrows)
Wes McAfee .... production manager (1982-1984) (as Wesley J. McAfee)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
K.C. Colwell .... second assistant director (1984-1985)
Robert D. Nellans .... second assistant director (1982-1984)
Art Department
Thomas R. Cahill .... set dresser
Dale Gordon .... location foreman
Richard M. Kristy .... lead man
Kandy Stern .... set designer
Sound Department
Glenn E. Anderson .... production sound mixer
Robert S. Birchard .... sound editor
Harlan Riggs .... sound (1984-1985)
Robert R. Rutledge .... foley artist
Robert R. Rutledge .... supervising sound editor
Dennis C. Salcedo .... utility sound
Edward M. Steidele .... assistant sound editor
Edward M. Steidele .... foley artist
Lee Strosnider .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Ted Allen .... special effects technician
Bob Shelley .... special effects
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant
Craig R. Baxley .... stunt coordinator
Craig R. Baxley .... stunt driver
Robert Jon Carlson .... stunt driver
Doug Coleman .... stunt performer
Jon H. Epstein .... stunt coordinator
Jon H. Epstein .... stunts
Debbie Evans .... motorcycle stunts
Terry James .... stunts
Monty Jordan .... stunt driver
Steve Kelso .... stunts (1981-1983)
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts
Henry Kingi .... stunt driver
Henry Kingi .... stunts
Hannah Kozak .... stunts
Gene LeBell .... stunts
Ray Lykins .... stunts (1981-1984)
Eddie Paul .... stunts
Rich Sephton .... stunt driver
Tony Snegoff .... utility stunts
Jerry Summers .... stunts
Lance Turner .... stunts (1980-1985)
Renaud Veluzat .... stunt double: Tank Driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Howard Block .... camera operator
Keith Brown .... second assistant camera
Vincent Contarino .... electrician
Don E. FauntLeRoy .... assistant camera
Dave Friedman .... still photographer
Adam Glick .... set lighting technician
Rodney Mitchell .... assistant camera
Rodney Mitchell .... first assistant camera: second unit
Randall Robinson .... first assistant camera: second unit
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Darlene Engle .... costume supervisor: women (1979-1981)
Linda Hickman .... costume supervisor: women (1981-1982)
Susanna T. Sandke .... costume supervisor: women (1982-1983) (as Susanna Sandke)
Nancy Wait .... costume supervisor: women (1984-1985)
Location Management
Ira S. Rosenstein .... location manager
Music Department
John Beal .... composer: additional music
John Beal .... orchestrator
Transportation Department
Jack Carpenter .... driver: camera car
Other crew
Nancy E. Barr .... production coordinator (1979)
George Barris .... car modifications
Ken Fritz .... car builder
Alvin Mears .... owner and trainer: "Flash" (1980-1985)
William Raynor .... executive story consultant (1979-1982)
A.J. Thrasher .... car builder
Andre Veluzat .... car builder: second unit
Renaud Veluzat .... car builder: second unit
Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
  • AMC Cars  some automobiles supplied by

Additional Details

50 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

This is the only Christmas-themed episode of the series.See more »
Boss Hogg:[to Roscoe] You ought to sue your brains for non-support!See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofs Busy Bodies (1933)See more »


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