The Dukes of Hazzard

The Duke Family—-Cousins Bo and Luke, assisted by their cousin Daisy and their Uncle Jesse, fight the system and root out the corrupt practices of Hazzard County Commissioner Boss Hogg and his bumbling Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane. The show became an instant hit, never failing to win its time slot during its original run on CBS for seven seasons from 1979-1985. The Duke boys, a pair of ‘Robin Hood’ types complete with flaming bows and arrows, are assisted in their adventures by their car, an orange 1969 Dodge Charger named ‘The General Lee.’ “The Dukes of Hazzard” is set in Georgia, and the show’s southern influence is felt throughout. Country singing superstar Waylon Jennings performed the famous theme song to the show (“Good Ol’ Boys”), and acts as ‘The Balladeer,’ narrating the adventures of each episode. Furthermore, many of the plots revolved around the Dukes’ history as an ex-moon-shining family. The story followed Bo and Luke until season 5, because during episo

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Airs
Friday 8:00 PM CBS
First Aired On:
1979-01-26
Genres
Action and Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Actors
Ben Jones, Catherine Bach, Christopher Mayer, Denver Pyle, Don Pedro Colley, James Best, John Schneider, Nedra Volz, Peggy Rea, Rick Hurst, Sonny Shroyer, Sorrell Booke, Tom Wopat, Waylon Jennings

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