If you’ve watched Law and Order long enough, you’ve seen former mayor’s aides turn into murderers and then recycle into prosecutors. When something works you stick with it. It’s the same with cars in a lot of productions. Something is cheap, close, convenient or sentimental, and it makes its way into several movies and TV shows.
The images that Chris Cook posted to his Facebook page tell the tale: This 1969 Dodge Charger, cloned to look like the General Lee from the Dukes of Hazzard, must’ve had a run-in with Rosco.
It’s new podcast day at BestRide! This week, editor Craig Fitzgerald is joined by Brian Lohnes, host of Motor Trend On Demand’s new series Put Up or Shut Up, a show that may just fix everything wrong with automotive reality TV.
The cars detectives drove on TV get all the attention, like Thomas Magnum’s Ferrari, Rick Simon’s Dodge Power Wagon or even Enos Strate’s beat-up Chevelle on the spinoff from The Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the stalwart police cruisers from the TV shows of the 1970s and 1980s? Where’s the love for the black-and-white? Here’s […]
The Dukes of Hazzard wasn’t highbrow television programming, but it was a hit show in its day and a heck of a lot of fun to watch. Bo and Luke Duke were good at getting into scrapes that could only be survived by outrunning the police in a chase. Every one culminated in ridiculous jumps […]
When Boston teams win championships, Tony Cerulle and his team at Boston Duck Tours spring into action, even when the trucks are hibernating for the winter.
The Greatest Generation marks time by V-J and V-E Day. Baby Boomers by the first time they saw the Beatles on Ed Sullivan. For Gen X’ers, it’s the first time they heard the opening chords of Waylon Jennings’ guitar on the first episode of The Dukes of Hazzard, which first aired on CBS 37 years […]
The old Top Gear trio is a big hit on their new show. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May successfully migrated their old schtick to The Grand Tour and fans are loving every minute. They moved on from Top Gear, but the old show still exists and there’s a new trailer for the upcoming […]
Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May have moved on from the show that made them all famous. They didn’t really have a choice about moving on, what with Clarkson punching a coworker and the BBC showing him the door. The trio decided to stick together and their new show is […]