It is interesting to note that Tyler's wife, Liz, is worried that he will be recognized in Delano, since he grew up there. Her fears are well founded, when Pieback Johnson, the town drunk, recognizes him, but no one makes anything of it. Later, when Tyler pulls over Hoss Spence, and Hoss attacks him with a cane, Tyler has flashbacks to when Hoss attacked him as a boy for spilling milk. However, Hoss should have recognized Tyler, and did not.
Sonny, it's gonna be great having you on the Force. Believe you me. We'll snatch some folks heads sideways around this town.
Sonny Butts: Just don't you ever grab a hold of me, Charlie, and we'll get along just fine.
Charlie Ward: Sure, Sonny, sure.
Chief Watts is driving on Highway 41 and he sees a blond boy walking on the other side of the road, going in the same direction. After they talk, the boy starts hitchhiking to get a ride heading in the direction he originally came from.
There is a video version that sometimes shows up on cable. It cuts the running time from six to four hours and mainly skims the middle story of Sonny Butts.