The Dukes are forced to bond with their sworn enemies -- Boss Hogg and Rosco -- after they are held at gunpoint by a gang of robbers at the Boar's Nest. The lead robber, posing as a law enforcement ...
Television series about a wealthy mystery man who runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in... See full summary »
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
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Daisy Duke's original yellow Plymouth Roadrunner lasted less than a year, after the series debuted on Friday, January 26th, 1979 with The Dukes of Hazzard: One Armed Bandits (1979) to its destruction and replacement, in The Dukes of Hazzard: The Runaway (1980), on Friday, January 11th, 1980. 50 weeks (350 days) differ among the 2 dates. Daisy's yellow Plymouth Roadrunner lasted the first 26 complete episodes of the series. It was destroyed in the 27th, The Dukes of Hazzard: The Runaway (1980), replaced with a brand new 1980 Jeep CJ-5 This was also one of the episodes that Ben Jones, Cooter, was absent due to his dilemma about shaving. See more »
Despite beings set in what appears to be a mostly White county in Northern Georgia, racial prejudice is rarely shown and epithets are never heard. Considering the setting of the program is within a decade of the end of the civil rights movement in America, this just isn't possible. See more »
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 »
OK, I'm a junkie. I just can't help myself. I watched the "Dukes" episodes when they originally aired, built a website for the show in the 1990s, watched the show again on TNN (when it was the NASHVILLE Network, you understand), wrote a book companion to the show, and now, as the show is airing again on CMT, I'm STILL watching the episodes again!
Was there any other TV show like it? I don't think so. "The Dukes of Hazzard" was a one-of-a-kind. You can watch these episodes over several phases of life and maturity -- and still find value in them! Holy cow.
I was always, of course, impartial to Flash, Rosco's hound, as well as the rarely appearing brother of our dastardly Boss Hogg, Abraham Lincoln Hogg, the "white sheep" of the family. And you could always appreciate the country values the Dukes always espoused ... be good to your neighbor, thank the Lord before meals, don't lie or cheat or steal.
"The Dukes of Hazzard" is not rocket science, it's not deep or profound or socially redeemable or whatever else. It's just plain heckin' fun!!!!
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