One of the losses of Hurricane Ida, which crushed the Gulf Coast, was a General Lee Dodge Charger claimed by entertainer John Schneider, who featured during the 1980s TV series The Dukes of Hazzard.
The tempest struck the entertainer’s studio situated in Holden, Louisiana that housed one of his General Lee’s squashed under flotsam and jetsam. “[John Schneider] Studios (Holden, LA) made an immediate effort from Hurricane Ida short-term. John and Alicia were here in Nashville arranging flood aid projects for Middle TN and are right now in transit home. Schneider, who played Bo Duke, stated, “Well… When something like this happens you have two options: Tears and giggling. I pick chuckling.
So… What’s your subtitle? Here is mine: ‘Miss Ida made a trip to see the General at Miss Shirley’s final evening… ‘” The Dukes of Hazard ran on CBS from 1979-1985 for seven seasons that likewise featured Tom Wopat as Luke Duke, Catherine Bach as Daisy Duke, Denver Pyle as Uncle Jesse, and Sorrell Booke as Boss Hogg.
The series’ proceeded with social pertinence brought forth a 2005 film transformation with Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, and Jessica Simpson in the Bo, Luke, and Daisy jobs.
The General Lee, named after Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee, includes a painted Confederate Flag on its rooftop and has been a state of discussion lately with TV Land eliminating The Dukes of Hazzard from revolution in 2015 and Warner Bros stopping creation on General Lee toy vehicles in the midst of the evacuation of Confederate landmarks across the South.
Schneider guarded the series and the vehicle throughout the long term revealing to The Hollywood Reporter, “I have never had an African American come dependent upon me and have any issue with it at all. Dukes of Hazzard was a bringing together power. Mother, grandmother, everybody needed to watch it together. Be that as it may, who benefits from division? The Dukes of Hazzard has been killed, I accept unreasonably. We haven’t missed an age yet, however we might miss this next one.”
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