The Half-Hour Black & White Western TV Show

Once upon a time, back in the day when most TV was in black & white, the Western was the most popular type of show. A lot of those shows were half hour shows. Here's a list of my favorites, listed in reverse so as we count up the list we count down to my favorite.
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1.
The Lone Ranger (1949 TV Series)
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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner. (30 mins.)
 
2.
The Cisco Kid (1950 TV Series)
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The Cisco Kid and his English-mangling sidekick Pancho travel the old west in the grand tradition of the Lone Ranger... (30 mins.)
 
3.
Death Valley Days (1952 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley. (25 mins.)
 
4.
Zane Grey Theater (1956 TV Series)
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An anthology based (earlier moreso than later) on the novels and stories of Zane Grey. Powell was often the star as well as the host. (25 mins.)
 
5.
Tales of Wells Fargo (1957 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an agent helping Wells Fargo cope with badguys... (60 mins.)
 
6.
The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks... (30 mins.)
 
7.
Bat Masterson (1958 TV Series)
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Dressed-up dandy (derby and cane), gambler and lawman roams the West charming women and defending the unjustly accused. His primary weapon was his wit (and cane) rather than his gun. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Have Gun - Will Travel (1957 TV Series)
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The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire. (25 mins.)
 
9.
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958 TV Series)
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A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s. (30 mins.)
 
10.
The Rifleman (1958 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Wild West rancher wielding a customized rapid fire Winchester rifle and his son. (30 mins.)