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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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Complete series cast summary:
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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USA

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English

Release Date:

24 March 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bronson, el aventurero See more »

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MGM Television See more »
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Mono

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Color (Metrocolor)

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4:3
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Long Lonesome Highway
Performed by Michael Parks
Words and Music by James Hendricks
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Follow your dreams
12 February 2005 | by sumrdoreSee all my reviews

Whenever I have described my personal feelings about life to my friends, I have used the 'opening' bit described here (...Man, I wish I was you." "Yeah? Well, hang in there.") I am not anyone big or famous, but I have traveled a lot and loved my life. I have never jumped out of a perfectly good airplane, or jumped off of a cliff to avoid a perfectly good trail to the bottom, or strapped barrel staves to my feet to go flying down a mountain to certain doom, but have done what I want and have enjoyed every minute. I don't want to die saying, "Man, I wish I was you." None of us should ever be afraid to do what we want. If you are happy screaming down a mountainside looking to kiss a tree, you are doing what you like. I think that this movie sends that message. If it is time for a change, see it and accept it. If life is rough today, it will be better tomorrow. You just need to 'go forward into that good night.' I thought this was a great movie for the ideals it presented (except for Jim's Sportster starting 'first time, every time.')


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