Thanksgiving really gets short shrift these days with Christmas sales starting around Labor Day. But since 1973, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving has been a staple in our house. SPOILER ALERT: In the final moments, Charlie Brown and his pals pile into the wayback of his unseen parents’ station wagon. It’s how you got to your […]
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.
Father’s Day is just a few days away, so we wanted to take a look at some of the greatest car dads from TV and movies. Like your own actual old man, some of these dads can be the best, and some can be rather trying, but their taste in cars is beyond reproach.
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 […]
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 […]