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Then Came Bronson 

A disillusioned reporter, James "Jim" Bronson, quits his job and starts wandering the road on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle as a form of soul-searching. He meets various characters. Some he helps, others he educates.
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Michael Parks ...  Jim Bronson 27 episodes, 1969-1970
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A disillusioned reporter, James "Jim" Bronson, quits his job and starts wandering the road on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle as a form of soul-searching. He meets various characters. Some he helps, others he educates.

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Adventure | Drama

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

24 March 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bronson, el aventurero See more »

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MGM Television See more »
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Mono

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Color (Metrocolor)

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4:3
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Trivia

In the hillclimb episode, the bike that Bronson rides up the hill is actually a Czech-made CZ 400, painted to look like Bronson's Harley Davidson Sportster. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Long Lonesome Highway
Performed by Michael Parks
Words and Music by James Hendricks
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Motorcycle Adventure TV series...
15 November 1999 | by ctuneSee all my reviews

A great TV series that tells the story of a nomadic motorcycle rider, Jim Bronson (Michael Parks). Each of the 26 episodes told of an adventure involving Bronson and the people and places he encounters on his travels. Each show ends with a lesson learned and Bronson heading down the highway, to the tune of " Long Lonesome Highway". (Performed by Parks)

The opening scene of each episode is a classic, Bronson and a businessman in a station wagon exchange dialog that will make you want to leave the rat race, and buy a motorcycle.

Highly recommended if you are able to catch an airing of this program. I am sure many of the situations will be somewhat dated if viewed from a modern perspective, but it still captures the essence of what makes motorcycling appealing to many people.


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