Bandit Goes Country is the first in a series of films entitled BANDIT, a spin-off of SMOKEY & THE BANDIT. Brian Bloom portrays Bandit in this series, though none of the original characters are portrayed.
This film is about Bandit going home for a family reunion. But, along the way, he meets music star Mel Tillis, who was forced to make an emergency landing when his plane was maunfunctioning. Bandit helps Mel and gets into the whole bootlegging music kind of business.
Brian Bloom as The Bandit
Brian Krause as Llyn
Christopher Atkins as Johnny Bruce
Elizabeth Berkley as Beth
Charles Nelson Reilly as Teach
and Mel Tillis as himself