Pilot for an adventure and comedy series starring Sam Elliott as the title character and Gary Barton as his sidekick. In the pilot, Evel Knievel must compete against a female motorcycle daredevil.

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... Evel Knievel
... Jack Decataur
Gary Barton ... Gene Ray Stone
... Darrell Pettet
... Tracy Butler
... Hymie
Edward Ansara ... Newsman
Dean Bradley ... Reporter
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Pilot for an adventure and comedy series starring Sam Elliott as the title character and Gary Barton as his sidekick. In the pilot, Evel Knievel must compete against a female motorcycle daredevil.

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Part of a 1970s cycle of works which were about stunt work and the stunt profession in filmmaking. In his book "Cult Movies 3", Danny Peary says in his piece on The Stunt Man (1980) that "there had been a proliferation of theatrical and television films about stuntmen". The films include Hooper (1978), Animal (1977), Evel Knievel (1971), Stunt Rock (1979), Evel Knievel (1974), Dare Devils (1973), Deathcheaters (1976), Stunts (1977), Viva Knievel! (1977), Superstunt (1977), Death Riders (1976), and The Stunt Man (1980). See more »

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