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Online MacGyver

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The Bandit is gone
« on: September 06, 2018, 07:55:33 PM »
Burt Reynolds passed at the age of  82, reportedly from cardiac arrest.

He, Jerry Reed, and Jackie Gleason are burning up the highways and byways of Heaven tonight.
-I'm only here because my flux capacitor is broken.

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Re: The Bandit is gone
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2018, 09:31:33 PM »
A sad day. Besides being a great actor on the screen he was a great reader of audio books. I got one that he read (I don't remember which one) years ago and he was exceptional - doing all the voices and all the accents.

When I was running around Manhattan in a truck/van/car I used to listen to Audio Books. He was one of the best.

His role in Deliverance was so good and so true to the novel.

A real loss.


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Re: The Bandit is gone
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2018, 12:56:42 AM »
Yes Sir they're all together again tonight. I think Smokey and the Bandit was a one of a kind movie that comes along once in a hundred years or so.

I've driven Trans-Am's in the past but none that were as souped up as those in the movie I'm sure. Years ago, perhaps currently, one of the extra Trans-Am cars from the movie was in a museum in Nashville Tennessee that Burt Reynolds have gifted to Jerry Reed. Just looking at that car made me want to hop in it and smoke the tires!