In Maine, you will get pulled over for driving Rosco P. Coltrane's car

In Maine, it's illegal for non-police to drive cars fitted with police lights and sirens, lest the public become confused. Evidently, this extends to '78 Dodge Monacos dressed up as Hazzard County's finest. » 11/01/13 6:32pm 11/01/13 6:32pm

Lego Must Make These 80s TV Show Cars ASAP

I'm eagerly awaiting for Lego to release the official Back to the Future sets—note to Billund: you should make the RC model too—but I want more. I want all my childhood remade using Danish bricks (never mind that most of my childhood was actually made of Lego bricks). I really want all the sets above to be official:… » 6/04/13 3:23pm 6/04/13 3:23pm

Models Of The General Lee From The Dukes Of Hazzard Will Lose The…

Models and toys of the General Lee — the well-known '69 Dodge Charger that starred in and got all the good lines from the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard — will no longer feature a large Confederate flag on the roof. Tomy, who makes the models and toys, has declined to comment. » 8/31/12 3:00pm 8/31/12 3:00pm

Here's Proof A 1984 Isuzu Trooper Can Successfully Outrun The Cops

They didn't know exactly what to call it or precisely how to market it, but this vintage advertisement suggests Isuzu had at least one specific purpose in mind for the Trooper—escaping the equally confused local police. » 2/25/12 12:30pm 2/25/12 12:30pm

'General Lee' BMW M3 Confuses The Hell Out Of Us

This may not be the most inappropriate homage to every good ol' boy's favorite jumping Dodge Charger we've seen lately, but this E90 four-door M3 in orange with blocky "01" numbers leaves us wondering just what everyone involved was thinking. » 2/06/12 4:00pm 2/06/12 4:00pm

The original General Lee is for sale

The Dukes of Hazzard's first General Lee is going up for auction next month at the Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson. This is the 1969 Dodge Charger that started it all and it's expected to change hands for something north of $450,000. » 12/28/11 3:00pm 12/28/11 3:00pm

Watch a "Dukes of Hazzard" jump go horribly wrong

Watch as a stuntman in a General Lee replica Dodge Charger attempts a Dukes Of Hazzard-style jump over a fake Roscoe P. Coltrane only to flip the car right in front of the gathered townspeople. » 8/04/11 1:00pm 8/04/11 1:00pm

Dukes of Hazzard's Luke replacement dead at 57

Actor Christopher Mayer, who portrayed Vance Duke during the show's 1982-83 season (while Tom Wopat and John Schneider were in a contract dispute, and the Duke boys raced Nascar), died suddenly on July 23rd in Sherman Oaks of natural causes. » 8/02/11 10:15am 8/02/11 10:15am

Secret "Dukes Of Hazzard" fan Jalen Rose selling Confederate-free…

As a fundraiser for a Detroit charter school, former Michigan "Fab Five" and NBA player Jalen Rose will auction his customized General Lee from "The Dukes Of Hazzard." Customized how? Let's start with the Confederate flag delete... » 5/11/11 4:15pm 5/11/11 4:15pm

Irish Drivers Are Insane

What's crazier? The Irishman in the wee Nissan Micra launching it over a creek Dukes of Hazzard-style or the person who yells out "again!" after the jump? Here's hoping Sheriff Seamus T. Justice doesn't see this video. » 7/28/10 3:30pm 7/28/10 3:30pm

This Is The Woman Who Launched Her Car Over A Toll Booth

This is 22-year-old Yasmine Aida Villasana, the intoxicated woman who was videotaped launching her car General Lee-style over a toll booth on Memorial Day. This is the rest of her story. » 6/04/10 1:00pm 6/04/10 1:00pm

VW Passat Lands In Precarious Position After Failed Ken Block…

This Virginia commuter found herself in a precarious position after losing all sense of direction traveling through a construction zone. How's she going to explain this mishap to her insurance company? » 7/10/09 4:00pm 7/10/09 4:00pm

Hilariously Awesome Throwback T-Shirts: Chariots Retired

TeeFury just released for sale an unbelievably cool ultra-limited edition t-shirt titled, 'Chariots Retired,' portraying our favorite TV and movie cars from the 80's including K.I.T.T., Optimus Prime, the Ghostbuster's Ecto-1, Airwolf and more. » 7/07/09 10:30am 7/07/09 10:30am

Original General Lee Up For Auction, Time To Sell The Meth Lab

There were roughly 300 authentic General Lee Chargers used in the original Dukes of Hazzard and we assume that, eventually, all the ones that aren't completely trashed will end up going for sale at an auction. And while everyone seems to have a story like "it was used in episode #76 in which Bo and Luke accidentally… » 3/21/08 1:30pm 3/21/08 1:30pm

What, No Bootlegger Turns? Dukes of Hazzard Racing Sets From Ideal

You know what was missing from most slot-car racing sets? Jumps! Now, based on personal experience with slot cars, we'd say that the chance of a car making a jump and then landing back on the slot approach zero... but so what? It's Boss Hogg versus the Duke Boys! » 3/07/08 11:15am 3/07/08 11:15am

Dukes Of Hazzard Replica Stolen, Cooter Not Ruled Out As Suspect

In the spirit of them Duke boys, a renegade in Ronkonkoma, NY made off with a 1969 Dodge Charger General Lee replica (complete with Confederate battle flag and everything). The car was reported stolen at about 10:00 pm yesterday and was found abandoned at around 7:00 am the next day. We have a couple of theories about… » 1/24/08 1:00pm 1/24/08 1:00pm

Are These The Most Memorable TV Cars?

We occasionally see lists of the best television cars pop up on the Internet, and we always find ourselves at a loss to understand why people feel the need to limit themselves to just ten. A good list should probably come in closer to 30, so it's not just predictable choices like K.I.T.T. and the Batmobile. The list… » 1/02/08 10:00am 1/02/08 10:00am

01 Number 01: The First General Lee

Inside Line, new home of the Loverman, has the story of the first General Lee — the example that leaps Rosco's cruiser at the close of the Dukes of Hazzard's opening credits. Hastily assembled by a crew at Warners' the O.G. Lee was in sad shape when Travis Bell located the car in the yard of a Georgia transmission… » 2/12/07 3:30pm 2/12/07 3:30pm

How Van Gogh REALLY Lost His Ear: The Dukes of Holland

Not quite the Dukes of Hazzard, nor even the Dukes of Hamburg, these Dukes of the Low Countries are nevertheless amped and primed for an act of sheer hoonage. Our question however, is this: was the battle flag of William of Orange painted on the roof? And Jonny's particular query is no doubt, "Why didn't they do it… » 12/28/06 6:00pm 12/28/06 6:00pm

Sorrell Booke's Spinning In His Grave With Glee


Luke Duke is finally getting some time behind bars. Tom Wopat, the actor who played Luke Duke on the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard" looks to be facing a drunken driving charge in northern New Jersey. Wopat was pulled from a Ford Bronco at around 6:30 PM Wednesday after running over some traffic cones and almost… » 3/20/06 7:30am 3/20/06 7:30am