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One Timers

DUKES AND DAVENPORTS
JEREMIAH DUKE

Uncle Jesse’s Great Great Grandfather (portrayed by Denver Pyle).

JENNY DUKE

Jeremiah’s wife and Uncle Jesse’s Great Great Grandmother.

HANK DUKE

Luke and Jud Kane’s Great Great Grandfather(portrayed by Tom Wopat)

JOE DUKE

Bo’s Great Great Grandfather.(portrayed by John Schneider)

DIXIE DUKE

Daisy’s Great Great Grandmother. (portrayed by Catherine Bach)

NANCY LOU

In “Cooter’s Girl” Cooter is reintroduced to his 18-year-old daughter, Nancy Lou. Years ago (possibly 1965), Cooter and local girl Beverly Hibbs ran away and got married. Back then, Cooter was still somewhat of a wild man. Beverly’s daddy had the marriage annulled, but not before Beverly got pregnant. Because of his wild side, both she and Cooter agreed it would be better if she raised Nancy alone. Beverly later remarried. When she turned 18, Nancy was told about her daddy and came to Hazzard to learn about him. After a typical Hazzard rough start, Nancy and Cooter finally got to spend time with each other and begin becoming a part of each other’s lives.

JONAS JONES

One of Cooter’s friends.

JEETER DAVENPORT

Cooter’s Great Great Grandfather (portrayed by Ben Jones).

 


HOGGS AND COLTRANES
BIG DADDY HOGG

(Portrayed by Les Tremayne) The head of the Hogg clan comes to town in “Big Daddy”. Boss’s “Big Daddy” visits his son to see what kind of man he’s become. While at first it seems Big Daddy is as straight as his other son Abraham Lincoln Hogg, it is discovered he’s more crooked than Boss ever was, a fact that pleases Boss to no end. Big Daddy is one of the biggest scam artists the South has ever seen, next to his son.

DEWEY HOGG

Dewey Hogg was introduced in “How to Succeed in Hazzard”. He is Hughie’s older brother and is a proud supporter of crooked Hogg family values. Like Hughie, Dewey grew up with the Dukes and tormented them at every opportunity. As children, Dewey tried to push Daisy off the roof of the house in a soapbox airplane. He also cheated her out of first place in the All-School Spelling Bee, which Daisy is still upset about. Dewey, like Boss and Hughie, started his scams young. In the third grade, Dewey faked the Bubonic Plague and got the school closed for a week. In the ninth grade, Dewey sold all the school chairs and desks to get two moonshine stills. As the Balladeer says, “Dewey makes his Uncle Boss look respectable.” Dewey was once a boy scout apparently, that’s where he learned how to plan out his schemes. Seemingly, Dewey was devised as a temporary replacement for Hughie by the writers, evidenced in the fact that he only ever appeared in one episode, for which Jeff Altman (Hughie) was presumably not available. Dewey was played by Robert Morse, whose most famous role was in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (of which “How to Succeed in Hazzard” may be a pun on).

ABRAHAM LINCOLN HOGG

Boss Hogg’s identical twin (and good) brother, played by Sorrell Booke in a dual-role. He wore a black suit and drove a black Cadillac convertible in direct contrast of his brother, J.D., who always wore white and drove a white Cadillac convertible.

JAMIE LEE HOGG

(Portrayed by Jonathan Frakes) Jamie Lee Hogg is Boss’s nephew who visits Hazzard in “Mrs. Daisy Hogg”. Jamie is fabulously wealthy, like all the Hoggs, and at first appearance seems to have made all his money legally. However, Jamie Lee’s true Hogg nature comes through when it is revealed he’s the head of a major counterfeiting operation. When his partners turn on him and threaten Daisy, Jamie Lee does step up to defend her and tries to marry her so she wouldn’t testify, but that doesn’t keep him from being arrested for his illegal activities.

THADDEUS B. HOGG

Boss Hogg’s Great Great Grandfather (portrayed by Sorrell Booke).

RUFUS Z. COLTRANE

Rosco’s Great Great Grandfather (portrayed by James Best).

HORTENSE COLTRANE

Lulu and Rosco’s skinny older sister, Hortense is a no-nonsense woman who doesn’t think very highly of Boss. She appeared in “The Return of Hughie Hogg”.

CLARA COLTRANE

Rosco’s aunt from the episode “Sadie Hogg Day” who became acting sheriff for one day.

 


PEOPLE OF HAZZARD
ACE PARKER

Ace was Hazzard’s number-two car salesman. (He was also the only car salesman in Hazzard. As the Balladeer put it, “There weren’t no others. But ol’ Ace just couldn’t be first at anything.”) Ace was a partner with Boss in their crooked car lot.

HONEST JOHN LEDBETTER

(Jack Gordon) appeared in “One Armed Bandits” as a candidate for Sheriff of Hazzard running against the crooked Rosco P. Coltrane.

B.B. DAVENPORT

(Mickey Jones) Cooter’s cousin who filled in for him at the garage when Cooter was out of town. B.B. appeared in “Granny Annie”.

CLARENCE STOVALL

The retiring bank janitor at Boss Hogg’s bank who the Dukes helped return $30,000 he’d stolen from the bank to compensate for his lost pension in “The Great Bank Robbery”.

 


CELEBRITIES
CALE YARBOROUGH

(As himself) The Dukes discover Cale testing a turbocharged stock car on a local track in “The Dukes Meet Cale Yarborough” (The episode is notable for having what appears to be three General Lees on screen at the same time!) Cale returned for a second appearance in “Cale Yarborough Comes to Hazzard” where he’s mistaken for a bank robber.

WAYLON JENNINGS

(As himself) Came to Hazzard with a mobile Country Music museum, which Boss Hogg promptly stole (a crime he framed the Duke boys with). While Waylon is revealed as being an old friend of the Duke family and refuses to believe they had anything to do with the theft, his associate falls for Boss’s tricks and is convinced that they stole the museum. The primary evidence is a hat that Waylon gave to the Duke boys (although he had also given out similar hats to other people), which was left at the scene of the crime. Naturally, everything is eventually cleared up and the Dukes help find and return the museum. During this episode, it is revealed that the Balladeer is, indeed, Waylon Jennings (who is recounting the tales of the Dukes, rather than just narrating the stories). One of the memorable “Waylonisms” of this episode is “Now, I should’ve known better than that…”

 


LAWMEN
DEPUTY HAZEL

Appeared in “One Armed Bandits”

ROXANNE HUNTLEY

(Carlene Watkins)female revenuer who locked horns with the Dukes in “High Octane”.

MASON DIXON

Private investigator who showed up in “Mason Dixon’s Girls” with two noticeable female assistants to investigate the appearance of marijuana in Hazzard County.

TINKER CHURCHILL

Pretty brunette female associate of Mason Dixon.

SAMANTHA ROSE

Pretty blonde female associate of Mason Dixon.

BUSTER MOON

(James Hampton) Sheriff Buster Moon replaced Grady Byrd and made his only appearance in “Return of the Ridge Raiders”. To this day, no one really knows what prompted Boss to give Buster Rosco’s job.

JASON STEELE

A bounty hunter with a criminal past that supposed multi-millionaire Rosco hires to capture Bo and Luke Duke. Steele has a genuinely nasty disposition and loses his temper and kidnaps Rosco when the sheriff — upon learning he isn’t a multi-millionaire after all — is unable to pay a $100,000 fee for services rendered.

LESTER CRABB

(Portrayed by Clifton James) Sheriff Lester Crabb the “Traveling Sheriff”, came to Hazzard in “Treasure of Hazzard” to replace Rosco. Lester was a very different type of Sheriff. According to the Balladeer, “When Lester walks by, babies cry, flowers wilt, and beer just naturally goes flat.” Lester’s motto was “Orders is orders”, which would seem to make him good for Boss. However, Lester suddenly left Hazzard for parts unknown.

JUDE EMERY

(Played by John Shearin) Jude Emery is a Texas Ranger who came to Hazzard, in pursuit of bandit Russel “Snake” Harmon. Jude was an unconventional lawman: he drove a Korean War surplus Jeep and his gun didn’t work. Jude and Daisy showed an attraction to one another, but like all classic cowboys, Jude rode off into the sunset.

SHERIFF EMMITT “SPIKE” LOOMIS

(Played by Jim Mohlmann) The nastiest lawman in the South with an extremely bad temper, he’s been known to rip off whole pieces of cars with a big spike when angry. Very much a prototype of Sheriff Little. Appeared in “Days of Shine and Roses”.

SHERIFF GRADY BYRD

(Played by Dick Sargent) Grady Byrd was Boss’s cousin and night watchman at the gravel pits for 20 years before he finally gave him the chance to fill in for Rosco. Grady first appeared in “Officer Daisy Duke”. While Grady did his best to live up to Boss Hogg’s low expectations, it quickly became clear that Grady wasn’t going to be a success at his new job. Grady left the job two episodes later.

 


CRIMINALS
QUIRT MCQUADE

Atlanta gangster whose money Mary Kaye Porter stole, prompting him to head for Hazzard County in search of it and her.

LEO

McQuade’s associate, just as ruthless as his boss.

FRANK JAMES

Real life Old West outlaw

JESSE JAMES

Real life Old West outlaw

J.J. CARVER (RAMON BIERI)

Rackateer whom Bo and Luke helped nab by going undercover, temporarily returning to the NASCAR circuit in “Undercover Dukes”.

MARY BETH CARVER (LYDIA CORNELL)

Carver’s daughter for whom the Dukes drove a stock car in “Undercover Dukes”. She was oblivious to her daddy’s criminal activities, had a pet chimpanzee named Mr. Jones, and had eyes for Bo.

LESTER STARR (RONNIE SCHELL)

A record producer from Atlanta with ties to the mob. Appeared in the second episode “Daisy’s Song”.

 


MISCELLANEOUS
MARY KAYE PORTER

A pregnant woman who was on the run from gangsters in “Mary Kaye’s Baby”.

MINDY LOU

In “The Fugitive”, she overheard Boss and Rosco scheming to steal motorcycles for resale in the upcoming Tri-County Motorcross, and informed the Dukes.

ROD MOFFET

Twelve year old basketball player whom Bo and Luke recruited from Chickasaw County to play basketball for the Boar’s Nest Bears.

DEWEY STOVALL

An old friend of Jesse’s who got rooked by a crooked casino-on-wheels in “Route 7/11”.

BILLY JOE FONG

A friend of the Dukes, Billy Joe was a member of Hazzard’s oldest—and only—Chinese family, the Fongs.

BOBBI LEE JORDAN

Appeared in “Coy Meets Girl”

TERRY LEE

(Portrayed by Danny Cooksey, voiced by June Foray)

LITTLE COUSIN (FELIX SILLA)

An alien from outer space, with whom Boss wanted to make a sideshow attraction.

 


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