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Exploring the legacy of Kenworth trucks from 'B.J. and the Bear'

A new video from CarStarz, released on February 9, 2024, shines a spotlight on the iconic Kenworth trucks from the classic television series 'B.J. and the Bear.' The educational clip delves into the role and history of the Kenworth cabover models that were driven by the show's main character, B.J. McKay.

What it covers: The video not only looks back at the types of trucks used during the heyday of the series but also follows the journey of one particular Kenworth truck that was discovered deteriorating in a field and then lovingly restored to working condition.

Why it matters: 'B.J. and the Bear' has a legendary status in trucking circles for its depiction of the life of a trucker and the industry in general. The feature on these vehicles offers a nostalgic tribute and an educational perspective for fans and truckers alike who recall the series' influence on popular culture.

Fans of the series and trucking aficionados can view the full video to revisit the legacy of these classic Kenworth trucks and their impact on television and the trucking industry.

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