Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo TV show was a 60 minute comedy series on NBC about a Sheriff in a backwoods part of Georgia who got into a never-ending string of "quick money" schemes that were often illegal or at least unethical in nature. Somehow Sheriff Lobo always caught the crooks that were involved and, although he typically got the money, he never managed to keep it.
Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo Cast
Claude Akins .... Sheriff Elroy P. Lobo
Mills Watson .... Deputy Perkins
Brian Kerwin .... Deputy Birdwell "Birdie" Hawkins
Leann Hunley .... Sarah Cumberland (First Season)
Cydney Crampton .... Rose Lobo Perkins (First Season)
Janet Lynn Curtis .... Margaret Ellen (First Season)
Nicolas Coster .... Chief J.C. Carson (Second Season)
Nell Carter .... Sergeant Hildy Jones (Second Season)
Amy Botwinick .... Peaches (Second Season)
Tara Buckman .... Brandy (Second Season)
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo TV show was a spin-off series of "B.J. and the Bear".
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo may have been just a bit too long for a title so it was changed to simply, "Lobo" for the second season.
Deputy Hawkins was college-educated and, therefore, the least stupid member of Sheriff Lobo's team. He wasn't smart enough to see through Lobo's schemes though. He believed that the Sheriff was 100% honest throughout the entire series despite all evidence to the contrary.
If you never saw the Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo, you may still know Claude Akins from his role as "Sonny Pruett" on the TV series, "Movin' On".
Lobo didn't stray too far from B.J. and the Bear's plotlines. There were lots of car crashes and beautiful young women in skimpy clothing on each episode.
The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo had some decent competition during its run. In the first season, ABC had "Happy Days" and "Angie" in the same time slot. The competition got even worse in the second season when ABC replaced "Angie" with "Laverne and Shirley"!
Episodes List With Original Air Dates
- The Day That Shark Ate Lobo (9/18/1979)
- Dean Martin and the Moonshiners (9/25/1979)
- The Big Game (AKA: The Panhandle Pussycats Come to Orly) (10/9/1979)
- Disco Fever Comes to Orly (10/16/1979)
- The Mob Comes to Orly (10/23/1979)
- Run for the Money - Part 2 (Part 1 aired on "B.J. and the Bear") (11/6/1979)
- Buttercup, Birdie, and Buried Bucks (11/27/1979)
- The Senator Votes Absentee (12/4/1979)
- The Boom Boom Lady (12/11/1979)
- First to Finish, Last to Show (1/8/1980)
- Hail! Hail! the Gang's All Here (1/15/1980)
- The Luck of the Irish (1/22/1980)
- Double Take, Double Take (1/29/1980)
- Police Escort (2/5/1980)
- Who's the Sexiest Girl in the World? (2/19/1980)
- The Martians Are Coming, the Martians Are Coming (2/26/1980)
- The Treasure of Nature Beach (3/5/1980)
- Perkins Bombs Out (3/10/1980)
- Birdie's Hot Wheels (3/11/1980)
- The Haunting of Orly Manor (3/18/1980)
- Mystery on the Orly Express (3/25/1980)
- Orly's Hot Skates (5/6/1980)
- The Dirtiest Girls in Town (12/30/1980)
- The Girls with the Stolen Bodies (1/6/1981)
- The Fastest Women Around (1/20/1981)
- Macho Man (1/20/1981)
- Airsick--1981 (2/3/1981)
- Coeds with Sticky Fingers (2/10/1981)
- Sex and the Single Cop (2/17/1981)
- Another Day, Another Bomb (2/24/1981)
- The French Follies Caper (3/3/1981)
- Bang Bang, You're Dead (3/24/1981)
- The Cowboy Connection (3/31/1981)
- What're Girls Like You Doing in a Bank Like This? (4/7/1981)
- Lobo and the Pirates (4/21/1981)
- The Roller Disco Karate Kaper (4/28/1981)
- Keep on Buckin' (5/5/1981)
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