In 1980s television, cars were the stars -- From “Knight Rider’s” KIT to Miami Vice’s Testarossa to the A-Team van, everyone knew who drove what -- and why. But what did the women get to drive? The 80s TV Ladies sit down with television writer and auto aficionado Evan Ball (“Stargirl”, “Colin in Black and White”, “Mayor of Kingstown”) to talk Remington Steele and 80s cars.
The 3 Cars of Laura Holt: the Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible (modeled after Stephanie Zimbalist’s own real-life car) …. The 1976 Cadillac Fleetwood limo (and how it “was” Remington Steele before Pierce Brosnan showed up)… And the unforgettable 1936 Auburn Boattail Speedster from “Love Among the Steele”
The joy of “restoring” (translation: “throwing money into the bottomless pit of”) a 1987 Mazda RX7.
“Hardcastle & McCormick’s” Cody Coyote – and why Brian Keith hated it!
Where the Girls Aren’t: Why are there so few leading ladies in Stephen J. Cannell shows?
What cars did the Charlie’s Angels drive?
Amanda King’s LTD Station Wagon -- and Susan’s first true love, her 1980 Toyota Carolla Station Wagon -- WITH rain guards!
Cagney and Lacey’s awesome car chases -– and how their classic Dodge Diplomat got stolen in the first scene of the first TV movie!
Buckle-up as Susan, Sharon and Evan talk roll bars, exploding cars… and Wonder Woman’s invisible plane! READY, SET – GO!
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80s TV Ladies™ Episode 113 – “Steele Talking Cars with Evan Ball” Produced by 134 West and Susan Lambert Hatem. Hosted by Susan Lambert Hatem and Sharon Johnson. Guest: Evan Ball. Sound Engineer and Editor: Kevin Ducey. Producer: Melissa Roth. Richard Hatem. Associate Producer: Sergio Perez. Music by Amy Engelhardt. Hosted via Weirding Way Media. Copyright 2022 134 West, LLC and Susan Lambert. All Rights Reserved.