To those not very conversant with television in the ‘80s, The Fall Guy was an action and adventure TV series that starred Lee Majors as Colt Seavers, a Hollywood stuntman who doubled up as a bounty hunter, along with his intrepid team of stunt performers. The cast also comprised Douglas Barr and of course, the utterly gorgeous Heather Thomas.
Yet another star of the show which was far more attainable than Thomas and Majors was the GM-owned GMC truck Seavers drove, as larger than life as Lee Majors himself. The series ran from 1981 to 1986, and the truck was a big part of it all because this was what Majors, as Seavers, drove whilst chasing the bad guys down, and bringing in the criminals to earn some side money for himself.
And boy, the truck could jump – off anything, onto anything, and look completely at home while doing it. And considering it was off the moment it touched back on terra firma, it looked as indestructible as the protagonist himself.
So here’s what we could dig up about the trucks from The Fall Guy, and where they are now, almost 35 years after the series itself ended… read more >