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K&F Show #85

Our Review of Cannonball Run…Plus a Tribute to Burt Reynolds

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Episode 85

Welcome to Episode #85 of the Kibbe and Finnegan show! If you’re new to the show, Mike Finnegan and I have taken our Dukes of Hazzard fandom and turned it into a full fledged automotive podcast Gong Show of sorts, completed with a full episode review from The Dukes of Hazzard. It’s every 40-year-old’s dream, right?

 

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You can find every episode here on The MuscleCar Place and iTunes and Google Play, and from time to time we’ll also be posting video clips and (and even) full shows to Finnegan’s Garage on YouTube.  If you click the “Download” link at the top of this post you’ll be able to stream it on your phone directly. You can also pull the RSS feed as well.

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We’ll be adding in a live show stream in the future – so be sure to follow us online for notice of when that will be happening. Look for this show to publish twice monthly here (or maybe even MORE often), in iTunes, and on Finnegan’s YouTube channel! You can also sign up to win future prizes and get show notifications by visiting http://www.kfshowgiveaway.com to sign up. You’ll get a follow up e-mail that confirms you’re not a robot, and once you’ve clicked the acceptance link you’re done. That’s it!

Have a question for the show? Just hit is up:

Finnegan Twitter: @Finnegan999

Kibbe E-mail: robert@themusclecarplace.com

Thanks!

-Rob Kibbe

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The Force is Strong…with MeUndies!

We have good news and better news. Good news – after a brief hiatus, MeUndies is back to sponsor this episode!!!! It turns out that they missed us just as much as we missed them and while we were apart they went and made a whole line of comfy Star Wars undies sure to keep the Force strong for you! To get 15% off your first pair, free shipping, AND their 100% Satisfaction Guarantee and get the best and softest underwear you will ever own, go to MeUndies.com/kafs! Welcome back, old friends, and dear listeners….this is all REALLY a credit to you. YOU ROCK!!

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Cannonball Run! Image Credit: 20th Century Fox

Movie Review: Cannonball Run

This episode features our review of the movie Cannonball Run, but it’s really more of a tribute to the late great Burt Reynolds who passed away recently. We loved Burt’s crazy car movies and Cannonball Run was as zany as it ever got. The premise and screen play were a credit to automotive journalist Brock Yates (who makes a cameo in this movie), and then Burt, Dom DeLuise, and Hal Needham took of from there. Alter ego superheroes, cross-eyed proctologists, inappropriate humor (by today’s standards) and ambulances with straight headers are all you need to know. Thanks for the fun, Burt!

You can listen to our review of Smokey and the Bandit back in Episode 31 here as well: http://www.themusclecarplace.com/kf-show-31

Legit Movie Info:

Release Date: June 19, 1981
Directed by: Hal Needham
Written by Brock Yates – and as a man who started out in the field of automotive journalism you must love this even more because of that. Brock hated the 55mpg speed limit and felt it was an insult to good drivers everywhere.

Starring:
Burt Reynolds
Dom DeLuise
Farrah Fawcet
Dean Martin
Sammy Davis Jr
Jamie Farr
Mel Tellis
Terry Bradshaw
Roger Moore
Jackie Chan

Box Office Mojo Stats:

-Domestic Total Gross: $72,179,579 – That is roughly $200.9 Million today
-6th Highest Grossing movie of 1989
-1981’s Top movie was Indiana Jones

Also in 1981:
–History of the World, Part 1
–Stripes
–Arthur
–Superman II
–The Great Muppet Caper
–And on Golden Pond – that was for the ladies

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Dream Board Update: Goals to Accomplish Before Episode 200

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Coca Cola Corporation take note. This is how awesome sponsoring our show would be. Even when driving Ferrari F-430 race prepped track cars Kibbe can only think about how refreshing a Diet Coke would be.

1. Get Diet Coke to Sponsor us….or just Kibbe. FAILED

2. Be characters in the Disney/Pixar movie, Cars 3. Finnegan is the General. Kibbe…is wishing he was the General. FAILED.

3. Syndicate the show onto TV and radio, having awesome guests in studio, with Dale Earnhardt Jr. on regularly to be our best friend.

4. Get John Schneider himself on the show with us. Pray to God he actually likes us and isn’t freaked out. FAILED

5. Blow up the podcast so that it becomes a regular weekly show, interviewing celebrities, and actually providing a living for us capable of allowing us to race cars anytime we want plus let our wives get the shoes they like.

6. Get our own studio.

7. We each get a General Lee (real car – not a toy). Kibbe has one!

8. Get a Voiceover Guy to announce the segments.

9. Jump a car together. Kibbe wants to go 30-feet vertical.

10. Make a Dream GL that is based off of a 1973 NASCAR Charger (like the 1/16th scale AMT model)

11. Kibbe needs a new wallet to replace his “George Costanza”.

12. Mike to get a new truck for legit towing. DONE!

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