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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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1970   1969  
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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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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 »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) See more »

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Long Lonesome Highway
Performed by Michael Parks
Words and Music by James Hendricks
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The pilot for the TV series..
16 November 1999 | by ctuneSee all my reviews

This is the introduction to the character of Jim Bronson, the soft spoken motorcyclist that went on the road looking for some insight into his life after the suicide of a friend. (Zen and the art of motorcycling??) It was later made into a TV series.

Bronson in his trademark knit watchcap aboard his red Sportster with bedroll attached, is still an icon for the free-spirited motorcycle lifestyle. It has been many years (at least 20) since I have seen this movie, but I can remember faithfully watching anytime it was played. In the TV series Parks often performed music that would be used to accompany the storyline, but I don't recall if he performed any songs in the movie.


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24 March 1969 (USA) See more »

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