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Detailed Research and interesting facts about the Smokey and the Bandit Movies

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"Well, They Said It Couldn't Be Done."
"Well, That's The Reason, Son."


** BEHIND THE SCENES ** Counting the cars

The day the seat belts were removed from the hero car.

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** BEHIND THE SCENES ** Counting the cars

The day the seat belts were removed from the hero car.

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"...Knockin' Down Mailboxes..."

** BEHIND THE SCENES ** Filming Location - Scene 93-95 **

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"Hoss, you ain't gonna believe this..."

Filming Location : Mundys Mill Road, Jonesboro, GA

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"We're Gonna Go For A Big Red Smokey 22"

** BEHIND THE SCENES ** Filming Locations ** UPDATE - California **

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It would never be boring...

Filming location: Unicoi State Park, Kissing Bridge, Helen, GA

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Behind the scenes

Washing the Trans Am...

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I learned something today

Little Beaver is the Lady in Distress...

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Oh my God. I am about to be killed...(Facebook)

Some people like to stick their head up to get a better view

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BAN ONE license plates

The custom license plate that appears on Bandit's Trans Am has become iconic

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4-Speed vs Automatic?

There is a debate that one or more of the Trans Ams used in the movie was a 4-speed car

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Most likely to get left at the alter...

...vs most likely to become a bootlegger and get the girl.

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I don't care what you say, Frog was an excellent driver.

She got that noisy Trans Am passed Junior while he was sleeping...

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An ad posted in the Sept 23-29, 1976 Atlanta Constitution

Could this be the same ad John Schneider saw when he skipped school to head over to the Lakewood Fairgrounds and ended up in the movie?

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A close call on the set of Smokey and the Bandit

Three school children suffered minor injuries after stunt car spun out of control.

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Examining a newspaper advertisement for the 1977 Trans Am

Here is a full page ad for the 1977 Trans Am. This ad started running in newspapers and magazines around September 23, 1976.

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Just for fun...

Where would Bandit go to buy his Trans Am?

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A not so favorable review

"When you tell somebody somethin', it depends on what part of the United States you're standin' in as to just how dumb you are."

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CB Antenna Alternative...

If you don't want to drill a hole in your roof...

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"Diablo and Doc..."

I had to try Arby's new Diablo Dare sandwich.

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Smokey And The Bandit video quality comparison...

Different ways of enjoying our favorite movie.

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"A speedy car...Speedier than that"

What would the Bandit Trans Am cost new in 1977?

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Picking the Trans Am for Smokey and the Bandit

This is the picture Hal Needham and Burt Reynolds saw...

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You can still get a Diablo Sandwich

The original restaurant is gone, but...

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I noticed something interesting in this scene.

All of the cars in this gas station have California license plates.

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