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Season 1 Episode 10 "Log 132: Producer"

Reed tries to pawn off his new litter of puppies to co-workers, strangers, even victims. The officers work a silent alarm, rescue a boy with his head stuck in a fence, and track down a prowler.
Trivia
When Reed and Malloy are submitting their report on the swimwear factory burglars, Officer Gannon from Dragnet 1967 (1967) walks by.
They made a lunchbox out of one of the scenes,the one with the boy stuck in the fence.

Season 1 Episode 9 "Log 101: The Stolen Lawn"

Reed wants an early dinner when his wife puts him on a low-cal diet. However, one after another event prevents them from going code 7 all night long. Events include the theft of a man's sod, stolen credit cards, and a suspected car theft.

Season 1 Episode 8 "Log 72: El Presidente"

Malloy teases Reed about calculating the cost of a new house while their first baby is still 6 months away. In the meantime they settle a domestic dispute between arguing neighbors, help a taxi driver that was just robbed, and a local man mistaken as the President by a group of rural Mexicans. Finally, they must arrest a psychotic shooter holed up in his house.

Season 1 Episode 7 "Log 71: I Feel Like a Fool, Malloy"

It is a shift of conflicts forcing the officer to use their wits to keep control and make the right decisions end on a low note.
Trivia
Final performance of Richard Crane.

Season 1 Episode 6 "Log 161: And You Want Me to Get Married?"

After an evening at Jim's with his wife, Pete's girlfriend Donna is making marriage comments that has Pete running for cover. Mixed in with their calls is a domestic noise complaint Pete uses to support his bachelorhood.

Season 1 Episode 5 "Log 91: You're Not the First Guy's Had the Problem"

Reed's ability to focus on his job is put to the test when his close friend and fellow academy partner is critically wounded during a robbery.
Trivia
Ken Swofford portrays a driver suspected of drunk driving. Years later in real life, he would eventually serve a jail term for a DUI accident that caused serious bodily harm to others.

Season 1 Episode 4 "Log 131: Reed, the Dicks Have Their Jobs, and We Have Ours"

Malloy is still in the process of training the rookie Reed. Before their shift the officers trade comments with two detectives. Reed inquires whether Malloy has considered moving from patrol to the detective squad.
Trivia
In the title the detectives are referred to as "Dicks", this is a nickname given to detectives in reference to the detective character of Dick Tracy.
This was Robert Donner's(Exidor from Mork and Mindy) first appearance as Reed and Malloy's confidential informant Teejay, whose full name is said to be Theodore Joseph Sims.

Season 1 Episode 3 "Log 11: It's Just a Little Dent, Isn't It?"

Reed dents the fender of the patrol car while putting gas in it and frets the entire shift about the impact of it on his career. Meanwhile they deal with a man who wants revenge against a woman who testified against his son.
Trivia
Zalman King, who played the man holding the baby, later would become the king of directing exotic movies.

Season 1 Episode 2 "Log 141: The Color TV Bandit"

Malloy and Reed learn of a serial home burglar stealing color TVs. They stumble upon the suspect's car with unusual results. Also, Reed must come to terms with his anger over a drug using mother that endangered her children to score dope.
Trivia
This episode has the first appearance of the frequently seen brown Ford Mustang with the white top.

Season 1 Episode 1 "Log 1: The Impossible Mission"
Episode aired 21 September 1968

Malloy plans to resign at the end of shift due to the death of his previous partner but is assigned a rookie partner Reed. Malloy decides the green Reed is worthy of Malloy's effort to train him leading Malloy to stay on the job.
Trivia
When Malloy and Reed stop at the altercation involving the woman who believes she has a lizard in her dress, a line of cars is parked along the street. The car at the front of the line is the same Ford Fairlane 500 used throughout the Dragnet series.

Stars: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton

A talented young man can't get an executive position without rising through the ranks, so he comes up with a shortcut, which also benefits his love life.
Trivia
First of two late 1980s movies where Michael J. Fox played a yuppie in New York City. The second film was Bright Lights, Big City (1988).
Kristy McNichol was Herbert Ross' original choice for lead actress. She was fired two weeks before filming because of fears she might be difficult to work with, due to her bipolar disorder.
This film was inspired by the early Hollywood experiences of Steven Spielberg, who snuck onto the Universal Studios lot at a young age and began using an empty office as his own production office. The character of Brantley Foster does the same thing in this movie.
The original script was about a young man working for his uncle and falling in love with his uncle's prostitute. Universal executive Frank Price called in Jim Cash and Jack Epps, Jr. to re-write the script in eight weeks. They changed Christy Willis from a prostitute to a mistress, and added the complication with Aunt Vera.
When Brantley, a non-smoker, puts his feet up on the desk, he reveals dozens of burn marks. At the time, Michael J. Fox was a heavy smoker. The burn marks are the result of Fox extinguishing cigarettes with his shoe.
Michael J. Fox and Helen Slater's kissing scenes required a lot of height adjustments, because Fox is much shorter than Slater.
A sequel was proposed, but never made.
Filming concluded on August 1, 1986, and Michael J. Fox began filming the fifth season of Family Ties (1982) the next day.
Michael J. Fox filmed this film and Light of Day (1987) during the same hiatus in between the fourth and fifth seasons of Family Ties (1982)
Cindy Crawford: In the opening credits, the third of four models who turns her head in rapid succession.

Stars: Lindsay Wagner, Lee Majors, Richard Anderson, Lee Majors II, Sandra Bullock, Geraint Wyn Davies (Forever Knight)

The Bionic Woman and the Six Million Dollar Man reunite, with a few younger bionic assistants, and try to catch a bionic spy.

Stars: Marty Van Hoe, Scott Schwartz, Mahlon Richmond, Vincent Schiavelli, Tristine Skyler, Charles Hallahan

Kids who live on a horse ranch decide to sell the excess manure as fertilizer, but their new company soon comes under fire from the state tax board.
Trivia
The end scene where the kids are standing in the car with all their supporters around them was real. The extras in this scene was not done with any special effects, the crowd was gotten by a casting call in the local paper where it was filmed just one day before this scene was shot.

Stars: Henry Thomas, Dabney Coleman, Michael Murphy

A young boy and his imaginary friend end up on the run while in possession of a top-secret spy gadget.
Trivia
The movie takes place in San Antonio, Texas which is also the birthplace of actor Henry Thomas who plays Davey.
The video game which is central to the movie had already been in development as production of the film began (the game then named "Agent X"); when Atari was consulted to provide a game as an element of the movie, they tweaked "Agent X" and renamed it Cloak & Dagger (1983). Dabney Coleman's character was then renamed "Agent X" in the movie. The game saw limited arcade release.
There is a poster in the game shop for the Atari 2600 video game console's E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982). Henry Thomas, who played Davey in the film, also had a starring role in the feature film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
When Davey is buying his ticket for the riverboat ride, the cash register ringing and the sound of coins are the same ones used in the Pink Floyd song Pink Floyd: Money (1973).
The "Invisible Bomber" project plans contained within the secret game cartridge strongly resembles the United States Air Force's SR-71 Blackbird. Not known to the general public at the time of the film's release, the SR-71 was designed to be a stealth aircraft, and had indeed sprung from a secret Air Force project to produce a supersonic stealth bomber. As it was fielded, the SR-71 ended up as a stealth reconnaissance platform. The "Invisible Bomber" plans in the film include a reference to a "Forward Looking Infrared Pod," (FLIR) which now is well known as a component of military attack craft; at the time of the filming however, it would have been futuristic.
In the USA, the movie was launched in a limited release on a double-bill with The Last Starfighter (1984) on 13th July 1984. About a month later, on 10th August 1984, Cloak & Dagger (1984) then re-opened separately for its own season.

Stars: Wilford Brimley(Rest in Peace), Warwick Davis, Aubree Miller

Marauders raid the Ewok village and steal a power supply they believe to be magical. Wicket helps Cindel escape the evil witch Charal, and they befriend a hermit who may help them save the village.
Trivia
Charal is a Nightsister. The Nightsisters are a sect of Sith witches from the mysterious planet Dathomir that were sensitive to the dark side of the force, which they had dealings with Count Dooku. The Nightsisters appeared in the 3rd season of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars".
According to an interview with Warwick Davis, a second sequel known only by the working title "Ewoks III" was in the planning stages not too long after Ewoks: The Battle for Endor. The film however never got made.
Because Wilford Brimley did not get along with directors Jim Wheat and Ken Wheat, his scenes were directed by production designer Joe Johnston.
Though made for TV, actually got a short theatrical run in Germany.
If the film is considered canon, it's possible and most likely that it took place after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). When Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and the Rebel Alliance encountered the Ewoks, Wicket does not speak English. In this film, Wicket speaks English after being taught by Cindel. If the film took place before 'Return of the Jedi', Wicket would be speaking English when he encountered Princess Leia.
The 2001 book "The Wildlife of Star Wars: A Field Guide" by Terryl Whitlatch reveals that the winged creature that attacks Wicket in the cave is called a 'Condor Dragon'.
The character of Noa foreshadowed a science fiction film that would be written by screenwriters Ken and Jim Wheat about a man stranded on a desert planet, when he is shipwrecked. That film became 2000's "Pitch Black".
The Marauder's pack animals, known as Blurgs, were based on unused concept art by Phil Tippett originally developed for the Tauntauns from Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). The Blurggs were seen again on the planet Ryloth in Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Liberty on Ryloth (2009) and Star Wars Rebels: Hera's Heroes (2016) as well as being featured in The Mandalorian: Chapter 1: The Mandalorian (2019).

Season 1 Episode 0 "The Foundlings" part B

B.J. McKay, a guitar-playing independent trucker who travels with a fun-loving chimpanzee named Bear, finds himself caught up with a bunch of young women trying to flee a white slaver who happens to be the local sheriff.

Season 1 Episode 0 "The Foundlings" part A
Episode aired 4 October 1978

B.J. McKay, a guitar-playing independent trucker who travels with a fun-loving chimpanzee named Bear, finds himself caught up with a bunch of young women trying to flee a white slaver who happens to be the local sheriff.
Trivia
When Sheriff Lobo mentions his name to the Army Colonel, he says It's Elroy S. Lobo. Later in the series when Sheriff Lobo appears, his name is Elroy P. Lobo.

Season 1 Episode 10 "Lobo" *Season Finale

Deputy Perkins serves B.J. a subpoena too appear in court to testify against sheriff Lobo. During the trial B.J. is arrested. Lobo lets B.J. escape and tells him to leave town. B.J. doesn't leave town but instead helps to stop Harry Cunningham who is cutting cost on a dam project by diluting cement.

Season 1 Episode 9 "Crackers"

B.J. runs afoul of Clearwater's power broker Jason T. Rockman when he agrees to take Dr. Winters and a group of her mental patients to a local carnival.

Season 1 Episode 8 "Wheels of Fortune"

The college students who hire BJ to haul equipment for a talent show secretly plan to his rig as a gambling casino.
Trivia
While this episode was clearly inspired by National Lampoon's Animal House (1978), the title "Wheels of Fortune" was likely taken from the song of the same name that appeared on C.W. McCall's 1979 album "C.W. McCall & Co." The song describes the life of an independent trucker and the chorus is "(Gotta keep these wheels) Wheels of fortune rollin' /It don't matter where we're goin' / East or west or south to Tennessee /(Gotta keep these wheels) Wheels of fortune movin' / Keep on truckin', keep on movin' / Gotta stay ahead of the finance company."

Season 1 Episode 7 "The Murphy Contingent"

B.J. is pressured by his former military buddies to help pull off a gold heist in order to save their veteran's charity.

Season 1 Episode 6 "Lobo's Revenge"

It's an "unbearable" situation for B.J. when Sheriff Lobo kidnaps Bear in order to lure B.J. back into Orly County.

Season 1 Episode 5 "Never Give a Trucker an Even Break"
Sorry, I do not have episode 4

It's a three-ring circus for B.J. and the Bear when they're made monkeys in the middle between a shady circus promoter, nasty gangsters, and a daredevil motorcycle stunt woman with a heart of gold.

Season 1 Episode 3 "A Coffin with a View"

It was a dark and stormy night when B.J and the Bear drove two Transylvanian coffins from Frisco to L.A., meeting up along the way with murder, mayhem and maybe even Count Dracula.
Trivia
Danny Glover's TV debut.

Season 1 Episode 2 "Shine On"

B.J.'s truck is hijacked by three beautiful sisters. They need B.J.'s rig and his help in order to make a big moonshine run that will raise money for their ailing father's operation.

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Going to be using this "channel" as a place to post Public Domain videos that I find from various (well known and sourced) sites on the internet. Eventually, when I get some better equipment and a better handle on how do to things on BitChute I will start another channel for movie reviews and perhaps one for discussions for comic books/politics or whatever else anyone may want to chat about. Thank you for taking the time to read this/watch these videos. ~Doc