Discovery Channel Celebrates the Life of Burt Reynolds and His Passion for American Muscle Cars with Special Episode of FAST N' LOUD
Discovery Channel will honor the legacy of Burt Reynolds, the Oscar-nominated actor who passed away yesterday at the age of 82. The network will rebroadcast a special two-hour episode of FAST N' LOUD on Saturday, September 8 at 9AM ET/PT that featured Reynolds and a replica of the iconic Smokey and The Bandit '77 Trans Am.
In this two-part episode, Richard Rawlings and his Gas Monkey crew are hired to help build the legendary vehicle. Rawlings, who is a huge fan of the renowned actor, along with fellow builder Aaron Kaufman head to Jupiter, Fla., with the Bandit-style Trans Am in hopes of getting Burt Reynolds to help Rawlings win a big bet against an old rival.