Herbie the love bug tv series 1982 cast and crew credits including actors actresses directors writers and more. It was produced by walt disney productions and based on a series of films about herbie a white 1963 volkswagen racing beetle with a mind of its own.
With dean jones patricia harty richard paul claudia wells.
Herbie the love bug tv series. Herbie sometimes referred to as herbie the love bug is a fictional sentient anthropomorphic 1963 volkswagen beetle a character that is featured in several walt disney motion pictures starting with the 1968 feature film the love bug he has a mind of his own and is capable of driving himself and is often a serious contender in auto racing competitions. Based on the love bug movies produced by walt disney productions from 1969 to 1980 with dean jones reprising the role he had played in the love bug 1969 and herbie goes to monte carlo 1977. Herbie the love bug is an american television sitcom that aired on cbs from march 17 to april 14 1982.
It was a sequel by way of it acknowledging the events of the 1968 film but was also. Jim s arch rival was snooty randy who was formerly engaged to jim s cute girlfriend susan. Herbie had adopted its owner jim based on the love bug movies produced by walt.
It was the last production to feature the titular automobile until 1997 s. Jim douglas and his partner bo ran a small driving school with a very human volkswagen beetle named herbie who could think for himself and frequently got jim into some sticky comic situations. The love bug franchise stayed dormant for a few years after the cancellation of the titular tv series until 1997 when herbie returned to the screen albeit the small screen this time around in a made for tv film that was a combination of a sequel and a remake.
Herbie was a volkswagen beetle with a mind of its own and the star of this light hearted comedy series. The show was a five episode mid season replacement series.