Initially, television executives were wary of doing a show about a stuntman who moonlights as a private investigator. They changed their minds when they heard a demo tape of Lee Majors
singing "The Unknown Stuntman". See more
[opening segment of the series after the credits
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 ...
The Ballad of the Unknown Stuntman
Sung by Lee Majors
Written by Glen A. Larson
, Gail Jensen and David Somerville See more