What did the bandit call his car?

What did the bandit call his car?

Pontiac Firebird Trans Am
Universal Studios wouldn’t let the actor keep the Pontiac Firebird Trans Am he drove while playing Bo “Bandit” Darville in 1977’s Smokey and the Bandit, so he commissioned a copy of the movie car for personal use. A wheeled memento, one that’d allow Reynolds to bring back “Bandit” any time he wanted.

Why was Coors illegal in Smokey and the Bandit?

Coors, ubiquitous potion of good time brohood, was once illegal in certain states. The movie was made in the late ’70s, and at that time, Coors was actually a regional product. It was made in Colorado, but because it wasn’t pasteurized and contained no preservatives, shipping could get a little tricky.

Who played Fred in Smokey and the Bandit?

3. Burt Reynolds Helped Cast A Dog. Everyone who watched Smokey and the Bandit instantly fell in love with Snowman’s pet Basset Hound named Fred. Although the dog was playing the part of Reed’s pet, Reynolds was actually the one responsible for casting the canine.

Did the Trans Am in Smokey and the Bandit have a name?

The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit is one of the most famous movie cars of all time. A 1977 special-edition model once owned by the late actor Burt Reynolds recently wound up on the car auction website Bring a Trailer. The car had an original MSRP of just $8,082.

Who did the driving in Smokey and the Bandit?

Stunt driver, Raymond Kohn, recreated one of the most iconic car stunts from the movie, Smokey and the Bandit. It’s a stunt that had never been done before in the region, according to event organizers. The jump honored the late Burt Reynolds and the iconic scene from the 1970’s movie.

Did Jerry Reed really drive the truck?

For many of his driving scenes, Jerry Reed wasn’t actually driving the big rig. The truck was loaded on a low-boy flatbed trailer and towed around by another 18-wheeler. Fred, the Snowman’s Basset Hound, was picked by Burt Reynolds because he did not obey commands very well.

How much was a beer in 1982?

Here’s what a six-pack of beer cost the year you were born

Year Avg. 6-pack price: Beers sold per person (15+):
1982 $3.83 334.1
1983 $4.06 332.9
1984 $4.20 327.3
1985 $4.30 324.5

Did Burt Reynolds do any of the driving in Smokey and the Bandit?

For most of the 1970s, Reynolds — who died on Thursday at the age of 82 — wasn’t just the biggest movie star on the planet, he was making box-office coin doing everything in movies from driving fast cars (“Smokey and the Bandit”) to diving into the end zone (“The Longest Yard”).

Why was Coors illegal in some states?

Coors stopped pasteurizing its product 18 years ago because it decided that “heat is an enemy of beer,” according to a company spokesman. Unpasteurized beer must be kept under constant re frigeration.

Why was Coors illegal East Texas?

How much did a case of beer cost in 1990?

Here’s what a six-pack of beer cost the year you were born

Year Avg. 6-pack price: Beer as pct. of alcohol consumption:
1990 $4.98 54.9%
1991 $5.58 56.0%
1992 $5.78 56.0%
1993 $5.77 56.8%