Colt is sent to bring a woman back from the East Coast. Problem is that the woman is not going easy and refuses to go by plane. So they go by train and she continues to be disruptive. And right next ...
Colt goes to work for a new bail bonds woman named Pearl. She wants him to find a guy, a convicted forger on parole, who was charged for burglary and is also an Elvis impersonator. She sends them to ...
Television series about a wealthy mystery man who runs a detective agency via a speakerphone and his personal assistant, John Bosley. His detectives are three beautiful women, who end up in... See full summary »
Colt Seaver is a combination bounty hunter and stuntman. He drives a big GMC truck with a eagle painted on its hood. He chases after bad guys and returns them to the Los Angeles area. He has two companions, Howie and Jodie. These two companions usually follow Colt in his adventures and sometimes they are on their own.Written by
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The theme song, "The Unknown Stuntman", became a minor hit in the early 1980s. It was credited to Lee Majors in the pilot, but was credited to Majors' character Colt Seavers in subsequent episodes. The lyrics include the line, "I've been seen with Farrah", a reference to Majors' ex-wife, Farrah Fawcett. See more »
[opening segment of the series after the credits]
This is the story of one of America's great unsung heroes. I mean you've seen him, but you never knew who he was. You've cheered for him and cried for him and women have wanted to die for him. But did he ever get any credit, or the girl? No! He's what we call the "Stuntman", and the reason I'm talking so fondly about him is, well because it's me, Colt Seavers. Anyway, picture work isn't wall-to-wall employment, so maybe you wonder how ...
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For its German DVD release, the show was dubbed again (with the original voice cast) because the rights to the original dubbing were not owned by Fox and were too expensive to acquire. Additionally the first dubbing was incomplete (because some episodes were cut and some were not dubbed at all). See more »
Ahh, the '80s - what a decade: big hair, faded denim, ankle-high boots...and that was just Heather Thomas alone!
"The Fall Guy" was a guy's show, plain and simple. Produced by action-meister Glen Larson (along with TV shows "Battlestar: Galactica", "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century", "BJ and the Bear" and "The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo"), it followed the same tried-and-true formula of lots of action, explosions, fights, tough guys doing tough things...and, of course, beautiful women.
They had the tough guys covered with "The Six Million Dollar Man" himself Lee Majors as Colt Seevers (See? Even a tough name!), a stunt man who moonlights as a bounty hunter.
His partner is nephew Howie Munson (Doug Barr), a guy who is a semi-genius (having been in countless colleges) and fancies himself a stunt man also, in spite of the fact that he ends up getting the worst of the situation usually.
And then there's Jody Banks (the blossom of womanhood herself - Heather Thomas), who was as rough and tough as they come, but looked a HECK of a lot better in swim-wear than her fellow stunt men!
Every week they were bringing felons back to justice, saving towns from outlaw bikers, fighting against evil UFOs, finding themselves surrounded by beautiful women and, every once in a while, big name guest stars (Buddy Hackett, William Conrad, Barry Newman, Richard Burton (!!!), Shecky Greene) - even Roy Rogers came by for two shows! What talent!
No wonder it stayed on the air as long as it did; it had everything a male chauvinist pig could want in a TV show. Even, for a few seasons, Markie Post (and if you've never seen Markie in a bikini, you HAVE to watch this show!!).
It lives on in syndication and, naturally, finds new generations of fans every time it's on. So, join the legion of fans who forever cheer, "Viva la "Fall Guy!" - you won't be alone.
Ten stars and a set of gold-plated elbow pads for "The Fall Guy" - and let's hear it for that Fall GIRL!
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