Arkansas Car Dealer Spoofs Smokey & The Bandit In Genius Marketing Video
Everyone knows the classic movie Smokey & The Bandit. The movie features Burt Reynolds as the Bandit and Jackie Gleason as Buford T. Justice as a Smokey because sometimes people refer to the police as a Smokey.
Who could forget the iconic black firebird sports car that was featured in the movie and the legendary and hilarious lines that Jackie Gleason said in the movie? The movie was released in 1977 and is based on the bandit and his counterpart who drove an 18-wheeler trying to make it from Georgia to Texas and back in only 28 hours and having to bootleg beer for a big payday.
For most of the movie, Sheriff Buford T. Justice is chasing the bandit around the country trying to catch him after the bandit broke so many laws. Here is the trailer to explain the movie if you have never seen it.
So now that you know about the movie, fast forward to 2023 and a car dealer decided to spoof the movie using Buford T. Justice and his son Junior actors/impersonators to sell cars at his Arkansas dealership.
If you are familiar with the movie, then you will know all the quotes from Bufford T., Justice and will definitely get this commercial they shot for the dealership. The car dealer's name is Gwatney Chevrolet which is located at 1301 T P White Drive in Jacksonville, Arkansas.
Ready to watch this hilarious rake on the iconic movie Smokey & The Bandit? Here we go.
How great was that? I mean the actor playing Bufford looks and sounds just like Bufford T. Justice. What a genius marketing idea. We hope you enjoyed it. If you have never seen the hilarious bits Jackie Gleason did in the movie, here is a video of Bufford T. Justice's quotes to enjoy.
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