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The Fall Guy 

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

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Glen A. Larson
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5   4   3   2   1  
1986   1985   1984   1983   1982   1981  
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Lee Majors ...  Colt Seavers 112 episodes, 1981-1986
Douglas Barr ...  Howie Munson 112 episodes, 1981-1986
Heather Thomas ...  Jody Banks 112 episodes, 1981-1986
Markie Post ...  Terri Michaels 65 episodes, 1982-1985
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Storyline

Colt Seaver is a combination bounty hunter and stuntman. 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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Trivia

The opening credits feature the "Hollywood Walk of Fame" star of Lon Chaney. See more »

Quotes

[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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Alternate Versions

For its German DVD release, the show was dubbed again (with the original voice cast) because the rights to the original dubbing were not owned by Fox and were too expensive to acquire. Additionally the first dubbing was incomplete (because some episodes were cut and some were not dubbed at all). See more »

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Referenced in Webster: Be It Ever So Humble (1985) See more »

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Fun, entertaining show with action & humour aplenty
29 July 2014 | by TonyAtTheMoviesSee 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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Release Date:

4 November 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fall Guy See more »

Filming Locations:

Simi Valley, California, USA See more »

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