The Dukes

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The Dukes
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On-screen title card.
Network: CBS
Production company: Hanna-Barbera
Original release: February 5October 29, 1983
Starring: Byron Cherry
Christopher Mayer
Tom Wopat
John Schneider
Catherine Bach
Denver Pyle
James Best
Sorrell Booke
Frank Welker


Music composed by: Hoyt Curtin
Director(s): Oscar Dufau
George Gordon
Carl Urbano
John Walker
Rudy Zamora
Ray Patterson (supervising)

The Dukes is an American animated television series produced by Hanna-Barbera (H-B) for CBS's Saturday morning children's programming. It ran in 1983, airing 20 episodes. It was an animated spin-off of the live-action The Dukes of Hazzard TV series which also aired on CBS primetime from 1979 to 1985.

Production

Development

Casting

Byron Cherry, Christopher Mayer, Catherine Bach, Denver Pyle, James Best, and Sorrell Booke all reprised their roles from the aforementioned live-action TV series, except for the addition of Frank Welker. For the second season, Cherry and Mayer were replaced with Tom Wopat and John Schneider, who had originally starred in The Dukes of Hazzard, but left due to a salary dispute, only to come back once that had been settled, meaning the cartoon had to adapt to this change, too.

Music

The score was composed by Hoyt Curtin.

Episodes

Title Number Air date
"Put Up Your Dukes" 1x01 February 5, 1983
"Jungle Jitters" 1x02 February 12, 1983
"The Dukes in Venice" 1x03 February 19, 1983
"Morocco Bound" 1x04 February 26, 1983
"The Secret Satellite" 1x05 March 5, 1983
"The Dukes of London" 1x06 March 12, 1983
"The Greece Fleece" 1x07 March 19, 1983
"The Dukes in India" 1x08 March 26, 1983
"The Dukes in Urbekistan" 1x09 April 2, 1983
"A Hogg in Hong Kong" 1x10 April 9, 1983
"The Dukes in Scotland" 1x11 April 16, 1983
"The Dukes Do Paris" 1x12 April 23, 1983
"The Dukes Do Switzerland" 1x13 April 30, 1983
"Boss O'Hogg and the Little People" 2x01 September 17, 1983
"The Tales of Vienna Hoods" 2x02 September 24, 1983
"The Kid from Madrid" 2x03 October 1, 1983
"A Dickens of a Christmas" 2x04 October 8, 1983
"The Canadian Caper" 2x05 October 15, 1983
"The Dukes in Hollywood" 2x06 October 22, 1983
"A Hogg in the Foggy Bog" 2x07 October 29, 1983

Cast