|Jackie Gleason||Sheriff Buford T. Justice/Gaylord Justice/Reginald Van Justice|
|Paul Williams||Little Enos|
|Pat McCormick||Big Enos|
Folk hero the Bandit has fallen on bad times but comes to life when he is hired to help transport a pregnant elephant to a Republican convention in Dallas. Arch-enemy Sheriff Buford T. Justice catches wind of the deal and resolves to spoil the Bandit's comeback.