Who remembers the awesome early ‘80s CBS show Windbreaker and Fern? It was about a guy who dressed like a Safeway night manager and this talking houseplant with ESP that was really a reincarnated Dutch wizard, and they’d go out and solve crimes in a very well-maintained Econoline? Why isn’t this on Netflix yet?

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Jason Torchinsky

Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus • Not-so-running: 1973 Reliant Scimitar, 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!)