The Dukes of Hazzard

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Name: The Dukes of Hazzard
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Creator: Gy Waldron and Jerry Rushing
Date(s):
tv series
January 26, 1979 – February 8, 1985
animated series
February 5 – October 29, 1983
films
April 25, 1997 (U.S.)
May 19, 2000 (USA)
August 5, 2005
March 4, 2007
Medium: Television, Animated Series
Country of Origin: United States
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The Dukes of Hazzard is an American action-comedy drama-family television series that was aired on CBS from January 26, 1979, to February 8, 1985. The show aired for 147 episodes spanning seven seasons. It was consistently among the top-rated television series in the late 1970s (at one point, ranking second only to Dallas, which immediately followed the show on CBS's Friday night schedule).

The series was inspired by the 1975 film Moonrunners, about a bootlegger family which was also created by Gy Waldron and had many identical or similar character names and concepts. The show was the basis for a The Dukes of Hazzard (film) in 2005.

The show is followed by:

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The show is about two young male cousins, Bo and Luke Duke, who live in rural Georgia and are on probation for moonshine-running. The young men and their friends and their female cousin Daisy Duke, and other family (such as patriarch Uncle Jesse), have various escapades as they evade the corrupt law officers Boss Hogg and Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane. The young men drive a customized 1969 Dodge Charger nicknamed the General Lee, which became a symbol of the show.

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