Someday the mountain might get ’em, but the law never will

Know what the best part of Friday night was when you were a kid?  This:

Know what the best part of whenever-the-heck-I-want-it-to-be is?  This:

Because I don’t have to wait for Friday night any more.  I can use our roku box and stream, via Amazon Prime, vintage “Dukes of Hazzard” episodes any time I want for like 2 bucks (actually $1.99, but what’s $.01 between friends?).

I decided a few months ago that my spawn needed to be exposed to the awesome that is the “Dukes of Hazzard.”  After all, their father’s Facebook profile picture for the past 6 years has been–without fail, change, or alteration–this:

in the general lee

And the background screen on my iphone has been this since the “Dukes of Hazzard” reunion last year (a.k.a. the Greatest Moment of My Life Spent in Middle Georgia):

kids and me w bo duke

And now?  Any time the 5-year-old wants a guaranteed method of delaying bedtime another 45 minutes, all he has to do is make a simple request:  “Wanna watch ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’?”  Yes, son, I do.  Because turning on “The Dukes” is like jumping 33 years backward to when I was your age, and it’s a good place to be.

I can’t wait ’til they’re ready for the more advanced plots lines of “Knight Rider.”


  1. Pretty Bride

    Oh, Knight Rider! Will you make them start with season 1, or jump straight to “White Bird”?

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