Release dateNovember 8, 1980 (1980-11-08) WriterMick Benderoth (teleplay), Monte Stettin (teleplay), William Hjortsberg (teleplay), Mick Benderoth (story), Monte Stettin (story), Lois Luger (story) CastDirk Benedict (Dusty Tyree), Sandra Dorsey, Burton Gilliam (Delbart Huggins), David Hayward (Marco), Sally Kirkland (Vivian Stark), Terri Nunn (Sue Lynn) Similar moviesHair Show (2004), Dirk Benedict appears in The Georgia Peaches and Body Slam, Moonshine County Express (1977), Starhops (1978), Hollywood Boulevard (1976)
TaglineThe Peach Sisters. They're mixed up with moonshine and money ... with cops and robbers ... in the funniest caper since the South had smokies!
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The Georgia Peaches (also known as Follow That Car) is a 1980 American made-for-television action-adventure comedy film produced by Roger Corman as a pilot for a proposed television series. It starred Tanya Tucker, Terri Nunn and Dirk Benedict as three friends extorted into becoming undercover FBI agents for the government and was broadcast on CBS on November 8, 1980.
The exploits of two sisters – Lorette Peach (Tucker), a country-western singer and Sue Lynn Peach (Nunn), owner of the Georgia Peaches Garage, and Dusty Tyree (Benedict), a stock car racer – as three friends recruited as undercover agents by the U.S. Treasury Department. In the pilot, they attempt to break up a ring of cigarette bootleggers operating out of their home state of Georgia.
Tanya Tucker as Lorette Peach
Terri Nunn as Sue Lynn Peach
Dirk Benedict as Dusty Tyree
Lane Smith as Randolph Dukane
Sally Kirkland as Vivian Stark
Dennis Patrick as Wade Holt
David Hayward as Joe Don Carter
Burton Gilliam as Delbert Huggins
Noble Willingham as Jarvis Wheeler
The Georgia Peaches was released on DVD by Shout! Factory as part of "Roger Corman's Cult Classics" Triple Feature Action-Packed Collection series on April 5, 2011.