The van on the left of this advert again has the turn signals in a different place, but other than that it’s the same. Cooter’s first tow truck was this brown Chevy. Many episodes revolve around Hogg trying to engage in an illegal scheme, sometimes with aid of hired criminal help. I don’t think it was driven by Cooter in that episode. My father in law have one old truck.

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One of Wopat and Schneider’s disputes even before they left was what they considered to be increasingly weak and formulaic scripts and episode plots.

Retrieved May 3, By the end of the show’s sixth season, the Chargers were becoming harder to find, and more expensive. Apart from the location of the turn signals and lights along the roof it’s pretty much the same.

Retrieved April 27, The television show was based on the movie Moonrunnersin turn based on actual moonshine runners who used a Chrysler named Traveler, after General Lee’s horse with a slight spelling change.

The Beginning in I don’t think it was driven by Cooter in that episode. Picard Productions and Piggy Productions, Inc. Old and New Frontiers. She played an accomplice to a robber in an episode who hid money in the dashboard of the car that was to become the General Lee. The miniature car effects were intended as a budget saving measure to save the cost of repairing or replacing damaged vehicles and to help compete visually with KITT from the NBC series Knight Rider.

The AMC Matador [16] was one of many different Hazzard County police cars used on the series, mostly in the first season; they had light bars and working radios.

Several other technicalities of their probation also came into play at various times. You need to be a member in order rukes leave a comment. However, the version released as a single is not the same version that was used in the show’s opening credits; the single version has a repeat of the chorus and an instrumental to pad out the length, uses a different instrumental mix that emphasizes the bass, and replaces the last verse with an inside joke about how the TV show producers “keep on showing Jennings’s hands and not his face on TV”.


All of your saved places can be found here in My Trips. The ’67 Ford reappears in hszzard couple of episodes, eg.

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The Dukes of Hazzard was consistently among the top-rated television series at one point, ranking second only to Dallaswhich immediately followed the show on CBS’ Friday night schedule. In fact, I spent a couple of days going through episodes to grab screenshots of the different trucks. A disc off on the local Hazzars radio station, seen in the sixth-season episode “Enos’s Last Chance” and the late seventh-season episode “Strange Visitor To Hazzard”, and referred to along with the radio station in several other episodes.

These Chargers performed many record-breaking jumps throughout the show, almost all of them resulting in a completely destroyed car.

Hazzard County Garage Tow Truck – Picture of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville, Nashville

He and Norris were both bigger than Bo and Luke, but nonetheless struggled in fights against them. Lynn was kidnapped by criminals wanting to break into the music business. The other main characters of the show include local mechanic Cooter Davenport Ben Joneswho in early episodes was portrayed as a wild, unshaven rebel, often breaking or treading on the edge of the law, before settling down to become the Duke family’s best friend he is often referred to as an “honorary Duke” and owns the local garage; and Enos Strate Sonny Shroyeran honest but naive young deputy who, despite his friendship with the Dukes and his crush on Daisyis reluctantly forced to take part in Hogg and Rosco’s crooked schemes.


You can easily tell the difference; from the front the Ford has a very white grille, and from the rear the Hazzxrd wrecker bed extends over the rear wheels.

The pilot episode was to include a barber modeled after Floyd Lawson on The Andy Griffith Show as a regular character, but was eliminated when the final draft of the pilot’s script was written and before the show was cast. In addition, the television series Knight Rider began to rival xukes General Lee’s stunts. Cooter also had a large variety of ‘loaner’ cars, but that’s another story Created by Gy Waldron in collaboration with ex- moonshiner Jerry Rushingthis movie shares many identical and very similar names and concepts with the subsequent TV series.

The wrecker bed looks like the same as the one on the blue and white Ford without the towing dolly. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to hazard a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.

Despite this, Hogg would always give Hughie “one last chance” dukfs his next appearance. This was something that even show creator Gy Waldron has said was wrong, [7] and that he insisted, unsuccessfully, that audiences would not accept direct character clones and the two replacements should be taken in a different direction characterwise, but was overridden by producers.

Maybe the Ford broke and needed replacing like when Daisy went to a ’71 Road Runner because the newer car was unreliable. I’ve been doing some research into this vehicle.