What did they call Jerry Reed in Smokey and the Bandit?

Cledus “Snowman” Snow
Jerry starred as the Bandit’s sidekick, Cledus “Snowman” Snow, as the tandem trekked from Atlanta to Texarkana—and back—for 400 cases of Coors (not Coors Light).

Did Jerry Reed play the bandit?

When writer and director Hal Needham was originally planning the first “Smokey and the Bandit” film, he had hired Jerry Reed to play the Bandit. But when he showed an early draft of the screenplay to Burt Reynolds, Burt said he wanted to play the part and Reed was recast as Snowman.

Did Jerry Reed drive the truck in Smokey and the Bandit?

Look Ma, No Hands! For many of his driving scenes, Jerry Reed wasn’t actually driving the big rig. The truck was loaded on a low-boy flatbed trailer and towed around by another 18-wheeler. Fred, the Snowman’s Basset Hound, was picked by Burt Reynolds because he did not obey commands very well.

What does the bandit say?

2 “I’m Gonna Barbecue Your Ass In Molasses!” He lets him know that he has the evidence and tells his son, Junior, to put the evidence in the car. Then he yells at the trucker, “I’m gonna barbecue your ass in molasses!”

How many bandit cars were used in the movie?

Pontiac gave Needham a total of four cars, three to use in the movie, and one as a promotional vehicle to drive around and advertise Smokey and the Bandit following its release. The three movie cars were destroyed during various stunts, so the promo car is the only surviving Trans Am connected to this film.

How old is Jerry Reed now?

Jerry Reed
Born March 20, 1937 Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Died September 1, 2008 (aged 71) Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Country country rock outlaw country truck-driving country swamp rock rock and roll jazz rockabilly
Occupation(s) Musician singer songwriter actor

Where is Jerry Reed buried at?

Woodlawn-Roesch-Patton Funeral Home & Woodlawn Memorial Park, Berry Hill, Tennessee, United States
Jerry Reed/Place of burial

What does Buford T Justice say?

Buford T. Justice : [shouting at a trucker that has sheered a door off of Justice’s patrol car] I saw that, you sumbitch! You did that on purpose! You’re going away till you’re gray!