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Superman's Pal

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Subj: Re: New banner! Superman's Pal mentioned Airwolf and it got me thinking -
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 at 11:41:14 pm EDT (Viewed 198 times)
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Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 at 11:24:30 pm EDT (Viewed 218 times)

    While I might give The Greatest American Hero a watch, I don't think I'd ever watch The A-Team again, a show I loved as a kid.

I might watch some A-Team, mostly because I don't remember more than a couple of scenes and it might be nice to place them in context. I don't know that I could get through the whole series.

    Another show in that vein is The Dukes Of Hazard. I watched it every week as a kid but have no interest in revisiting it.

I always like the mythology of moonshiners and when I discovered that the Dukes were based on the movie Moonrunners I had to track down that movie, and I enjoyed it quite a bit for what it was, a '70s hicksploitation flick. That movie's tagline was "Moonrunners picks up where Thunder Road left off" so I had to look up Thunder Road, and sort of enjoyed that '50s drive-in flick. After that I picked up the first couple of seasons of the Dukes, but maybe for the reasons you state, I didn't get through much. It's interesting to watch the first couple of episodes and see how quickly it goes from shot on location to shot in a studio and becomes formulaic very quickly. I would probably watch the first few seasons just for the car stunts, but not much else.

    The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman! Now you're talking! I've got the complete SMDM on bootleg DVDs. The reunion movies are even within the board's parameters, though they aren't very good.

But they turned Sandra Bullock into The Flash, didn't they?

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