EPISODE #9: Easy Rider
Oct 30, 2017 - 57 minutes
In episode #9 we discuss Dennis Hopper's directorial debut: Easy Rider. Wyatt and Billy are two bikers with an anti-establishment lifestyle. After netting a big score in a drug deal, the two friends set off on a cross-country journey where they'll experience the best and worst that society has to offer.
- Easy Rider - Criterion Collection
- Directed by Dennis Hopper
- Written by Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Terry Southern
- Notable Cast:
- Family Connections:
- American Chopper was a television documentary series that aired on the Discovery Channel
- Top Gear (BBC) aired an episode (series 9 - episode #3) where the hosts had a dangerous encounter in the American south.
- Training Day (starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke) was another movie with a weird drug scene.
- Requiem for a Dream was another movie with many weird drug scenes.
- Mad Men (season 5 episode 6 - Far Away Places) featured Roger and Jane Sterling take LSD
- Trail Magic is a hiking tradition of doing charity unto others
- Music that we mention (not necessarily in the movie):
- Product placements: