Dukes of Hazzard Season 1 Episode Summaries:
Episode 1 - "One-Armed Bandits"
Written by Gy Waldron; Directed by Rob Amateau; 1/26/79
Sheriff Coltrane is hissier than a sack of rattlesnakes! He sets up a slot machine operation to fund his election, but a pair of two-armed bandits - Bo and Luke - find a way to give the proceeds to charity.
Episode 2 - "Daisy's Song"
Written by Gy Waldron; Directed by Bob Kelljan; 2/2/79
What kind of music-publishing outfit would bilk Daisy out of $50? Well, here's a hing, Dukesters: where there's corruption, theres Boss Hogg. And this time, the FBI is keeping an eye on the scam!
Episode 3 - "Mary Kaye's Baby"
Written by William Putnam; Directed by Rod Amateau; 2/9/79
Bo and Luke are unaware that 1) the borrowed car they're driving is loaded with moonshine and 2) the pregnant hitchhiker they've picked up is carrying over $100,000 in stolen mob loot.
Episode 4 - "Repo Men"
Written by Bob Clark; Directed by Ron Satloff; 2/16/79
The car's a wreck. But the engine's a honey, and Bo and Luke have to have it. So they make a deal with a car dealer who's as crooked as a switchbacktrail and whose scheme could land them behind bars.
Episode 5 - "High-Octane"
Teleplay by William Keys & William Kelley; Story by William Keys; Directed by Don McDougall; 2/23/79
Will a batch of kick-tail gasoline solve the nation's fuel crisis? Uncle Jesse fires up the moonshine still for a patriotic cause. And a lovely revenue agent fires Bo's dancin'-and-romancin' flames.
Episode 6 - "Swamp Molly"
Written by Katharyn Michaelian Powers; Directed by Don McDougall; 3/9/79
Way back in the '30s, Molly sprang Uncle Jesse out of a heap of trouble with the Feds. Now she wants to make one last moonshine run... and she wants Jesse and the other Dukes to helps.
Episode 7 - "Luke's Love Story"
Teleplay by Kris Kincade & Nance McCormick; Directed by Hy Averback; 3/16/79
Luke's rival in Hazzard's stock car derby has million-dollar legs and a lead foot... and she's got his heart revved up. Boss Hogg worries about reclaiming he derby trophy because his mama's ashes are inside.
Episode 8 - "The Big Heist"
Written by Bruce Howard; Directed by Bob Claver; 3/30/79
Bo and Luke robbers? That accussation is like going to church shirtless. It don't
feel right! But if the Dukes didn't pull off the heist, who was in the General Lee when it roared away from the crime scene?
Episode 9 - "Limo One is Missing"
; Written by Paul Savage; Directed by Don McDougall; 4/6/79
Leave it to Cooter to drive everyone wild. When government agents driving the U.S. President's limo through Hazzard stop at the Boar's Nest, Cooter hot-wires the vehicle and sets out on a joy ride.
Episode 10 - "Deputy Dukes"
Written by Marty Roth; Directed by William Asher; 4/13/79
There ought to be a law. Instead, there's Bo and Luke. They've been deputized and sent to Springfield to retrieve a prisoner. One detail the boys aren't told: the prisoner is a notorious Public Enemy #1.
Episode 11 - "Money to Burn"
Written by William Raynor & Myles Wilder; Directed by Rod Amateau; 4/20/79
The government was going to burn the cash anyway, so who'll miss a cool million in ragged bills? Besides, Boss Hogg has masterminded his scheme so that Bo and Luke are the fall guys.
Episode 12 - "Route 7-11"
Written by Fred Freiberger; Directed by Bob Claver; 5/4/79
The rig is rigged! Bo and Luke become drivers of an 18-wheeler, not knowing that the trailer is a tolling gambling casino and that the games aren't on the level.
Episode 13 - "Double Sting"
Written and Directed by Gy Waldron; 5/11/79
A fine mess they've gotten into this time! After a health quarantine confines the Duke men and the police to the jailhouse, only Daisy is left to pursue bank robbers who disguise themselves as Laurel and Hardy.