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    Re: Name the show.

    Reservoir dogs is correct....
    "They call Alabama the Crimson Tide, call me Deacon Blues."

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    Re: Name the show.

    OK, here's a giveaway.

    Jesda and Jesda like this.

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    Re: Name the show.

    ^ Robo Cop!

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    Re: Name the show.

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    Looks like I got a stumper going here. I'm gonna try and reduce the duck and/or goose population tomorrow. If no one nails it by tomorrow evening I'll reveal the answer. I will say that "SOCAL beach culture" is a good clue if you "comb" that area.
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    Don't tell me it was in "77 Sunset Strip" and "Kookie" drove it? To be honest I never saw the show, but I did have lunch with the actor who played "Cookie" once upon a time!
    Very good. That was Kookie's car from 77 Sunset strip (1958-1964). Kookie was played by Ed Byrnes. Here is a little background on his character for those who are too young to have seen the show. Only those of my age group could have picked up on the "comb" that area clue I gave, but it is explained below. Nice catch Orconn.

    The series revolves around two Los Angeles private detectives, both former government secret agents: Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. played Stuart ("Stu") Bailey, a character Huggins had originated in his 1946 novel The Double Take (which he later adapted into the 1948 movie I Love Trouble, starring Franchot Tone in the role). Roger Smith played Jeff Spencer, also a former government agent, and a non-practicing attorney. The duo worked out of a stylish office at 77 Sunset Boulevard (colloquially known as "Sunset Strip"), between La Cienega Boulevard and Alta Loma Road on the south side of the Strip next door to Dean Martin's real-life lounge, Dino's Lodge. Suzanne, the beautiful French switchboard operator played by Jacqueline Beer, handled the phones.

    Comic relief was provided by Roscoe the racetrack tout (played by Louis Quinn), and Gerald Lloyd "Kookie" Kookson III (played by Edd Byrnes), the rock and roll-loving, wisecracking, hair-combing, hipster and aspiring P.I. who worked as the valet parking attendant at Dino's, the club next door to the detectives' office. Kookie's recurring character -- a different, exciting look to which teens of the day related —- the valet parking attendance who constantly combed his piled-high, greasy-styled teen hair, often in a windbreaker jacket, who worked part-time at the so-called Dean Martin's Dino's Lodge restaurant, next door to private investigator agency at 77 Sunset Strip—frequently acted as an unlicensed, protege detective who helped the private eyes (Zimbalist and Roger Smith) on their cases based upon "the word" heard from Kookie's street informants. Kookie called everybody "Dad" (as in "Sure thing . . . Dad."), and was television's homage to the Jack Kerouac style of cult-hipster of the late 1950s. To the thrill of teen viewers, Kookie talked a jive-talk "code" to everyone, whether you understood him or not, and Kookie knew better than others "the word on the street." Some say the Kookie character borrowed much from James Dean's "Rebel", and was the progenitor to The Fonz of the Happy Days series (switch hot rod for motorcycle; same hair, comb and a leather jacket).

    Kookie's constant on screen tending of his ducktail haircut led to many jokes among comedians of the time, and resulted in the 1960 charted 'rap' style recording (8 weeks), "Kookie, Kookie--Lend Me Your Comb"

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    Re: Name the show.

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    Here's an easy one!Attachment 83892

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    Re: Name the show.

    Yupper, GaryD, you nailed it! "The Beverly Hill Billies" was the show, if I am not mistaken the Imperial belonged to the Clampett's business manager.

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    Re: Name the show.

    Mr. Drysdale at the Bank of Beverly Hills.

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    "They call Alabama the Crimson Tide, call me Deacon Blues."

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    Re: Name the show.

    Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry



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    Re: Name the show.

    Twister, a childhood favorite of mine.

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    Re: Name the show.

    Red Ram is from Twister. And the second one is from Walker Texas Ranger, I think. The GMC van in my last post was the Trinity Killer's in Dexter. ^Just saw you answered Twister. I also loved that when I was young lol.

    These 2 are from movies



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    Re: Name the show.

    Yep, those wide brimmed hats are impossible to miss!

    Another favorite of mine...



    It might be time for another E38...

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    Quote Originally Posted by orconn View Post
    Attachment 83847Attachment 83847What was the movie this car was in and who drove it?
    Guess we don't have any answers on this one. The car is a Lamborghini P400 Miura from the first "Italian Job" movie. It was driven by Romano Brassi. The opening sequence of the movie shows this wonderful car being driven up some switchbacks in the Italian Alps. One of the great driving scenes in the movies. If you haven't seen the original "Italian Job" with Michael Caine and an all star caste of both actors and sixties cars, I strongly recommend it.

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    Re: Name the show.

    "The Game"?

    You should have bought that low miles '01 740i Sport in Imola Red that was on eBay in TX somewhere a year or so ago.... That vs. a 3? No question....


    Quote Originally Posted by Playdrv4me View Post
    Yep, those wide brimmed hats are impossible to miss!

    Another favorite of mine...



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    Re: Name the show.

    Nobody's guessed the bronze '67 Imperial or the blue '66 Impala I posted yet.

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