YMMV / Smokey and the Bandit

  • Ear Worm: Oh Lord, the Theme Tune. It has banjos.
  • First Installment Wins: The sequels didn't do too well, nor are they remembered.
  • Ham and Cheese: Jackie Gleason as Sheriff Buford T. Justice.
  • Ho Yay: Possibly from Buford to Bandit in their first encounter in Part II.
    Buford: Hello, you handsome sumbitch.
    Buford: If you make one move, I'll put a hole right between those gorgeous brown eyes.
  • Retroactive Recognition: Tough-as-nails, wise-crackingly Faux Affably Evil, Deadpan Snarker terrorist Carla (who fought Jean-Claude Van Damme in the penguin suit) was the nymphomaniacal Tina in Part III.
  • Sequelitis: The third film. Some reviewers even felt this way towards the second film due to It's the Same, Now It Sucks.
    • It could be argued pretty well that Parts 2 and 3 fight for a distant second place while the first movie enjoys an undisputed first place. Though the second gets some slack off of it for at least having Burt and Sally in the film and a pretty good climax to boot.