So unimaginative that it's more of a remake than a sequel, this film opens with "the Bandit," Burt Reynolds, who was a folk hero at the end of SMOKEY AND THE BANDIT (1977), now a washed-up drunk. His girl friend, Sally Fields, has deserted him, but he gets a chance for redemption when
wealthy brothers Pat McCormick and Paul Williams offer him a fortune to haul a pregnant elephant to the Republican National Convention in Dallas--and they want it done in a hurry. Jerry Reed is again along for the ride, Jackie Gleason reprises his role as the hot-tempered sheriff pursuing
Reynolds, and Dom DeLuise is a gynecologist kidnaped to care for the elephant. Reynolds and his b...