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Big Bob Johnson And His Fantastic Speed Circus (NBC 1978, Charles Napier, Maud Adams)

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Big Bob Johnson And His Fantastic Speed Circus (NBC 1978, Charles Napier, Maud Adams)

Big Bob Johnson And His Fantastic Speed Circus was an action adventure pilot for a series that never emerged. The TV movie detailed the exploits of Big Bob Johnson, Vikki Lee Sanchez and Julie Hunsacker, three daredevil race car drivers. Johnson’s is out to win the title to an eccentric’s estate by defeating two competitors in a cross – country auto race.

With a title as good as this one Big Bob deserved to go to a series.

cast
CHARLES NAPIER as Big Bob Johnson
MAUD ADAMS as Vikki Lee Sanchez, his assistant
CONSTANCE FORSLUND as Julie Hunsacker, his assistant
RICK HURST as Timothy Stepwell
WILLIAM DANIELS as Lawrence Stepwell
ROBERT STONEMAN as W. G. Blazer
JAMES BOND III as Jesse
BURTON GILLIAM as Half Moon Muldoon

crew details
Writers: Bob Comfort, Rick Kellard
Music: Mark Snow
Executive Producers: Bob Goodwin, Edward L. Rissien
Producer: Joseph Gantman
Director: Jack Starrett

production details
Country: USA
Network and Production Companies: NBC
Duration: 1×120 minute episode
Aired From: 27 June 1978

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