Vance Duke, an obvious replacement for Luke, filled the void of a dark-haired Duke on the show.
He had gone serve in the Merchant Marines.
Like Luke, Vance was more the thinker and the planner of the duo.
According to Boss Hogg, the duo "make Bo and Luke seem like choir boys."
Being written out of The Dukes of Hazzard
Both characters proved to be unpopular with fans and were written out after 19 episodes.
- For more details on this topic, see: Bo and Luke leave the show