Highest Rated Titles With Slim Pickens


1. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Saga of Andy Burnett: The Big Council (1958)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Writers: Thomas W. Blackburn, Stewart Edward White | Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Walt Disney, Jerome Courtland, Jeff York, Slim Pickens

2. Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)
Episode: Sam Houston (1964)

60 min | Biography, Drama, History

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Gov, Sam Houston's losing battle to keep Texas in the Union during the secession crisis.

Writer: A.J. Russell | Director: Sherman Marks | Stars: J.D. Cannon, Ken Drake, Peter Duryea, Richard Hale

3. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Swamp Fox: A Case of Treason (1960)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Louis King | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Robert Douglas, Barbara Eiler, John Sutton

4. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Swamp Fox: Horses for Greene (1961)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Barbara Eiler, Arthur Hunnicutt, Ralph Clanton

5. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Horse with the Flying Tail (1963)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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The Horse with the Flying Tail (1960) edited for television presentation.

Director: Larry Lansburgh | Stars: George Fenneman, Walt Disney, Slim Pickens

6. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The River: Part 2 (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Continuation of Episode #18.1, "The River, Part 1". The outlaws catch up with Matt Dillon and the two orphans, Tuttle and Hannah, at the rough mining town. Matt and the children make their ... See full summary »

Writer: Jack Miller | Director: Herb Wallerstein | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

7. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Bristle Face: Part 2 (1964)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Phillip Alford, Parley Baer, Paul E. Burns, Walt Disney

8. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The River: Part 1 (1972)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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The episode has two plot threads. First, in the Oregon wilderness Matt Dillon escapes with a prisoner from a band of bank robbers led by Charley Utter. They kill the prisoner but continue ... See full summary »

Writer: Jack Miller | Director: Herb Wallerstein | Stars: Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis, Buck Taylor

9. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: Once a Haggen (1964)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Bucko, a close friend of Festus, is accused of murdering a man to whom he lost at poker. When his alibi witness lies out of fear, Bucko is sentenced to hang, and Festus, who'd begun to see the marshal as a friend, vows Bucko won't swing.

Writer: Les Crutchfield | Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: James Arness, Dennis Weaver, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

10. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Swamp Fox: Day of Reckoning (1960)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Stars: Leslie Nielsen, John Sutton, Barbara Eiler, Henry Daniell

11. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)

Unrated | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres.

Stars: Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Clarence Nash, Slim Pickens

12. Profiles in Courage (1964–1965)

30 min | Biography, Drama, History

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This anthology series presented episodes in the lives of true-life historical personages who each faced a terrible crisis in their life.

Stars: Gene Darfler, John Hoyt, Walter Matthau, Simon Oakland

13. Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Episode: Big Ghost Basin (1957)

60 min | Western

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Cheyenne brings a body into town killed in a strange way. The townspeople suspect Cheyenne is part of a rustler gang. While Cheyenne is hunting for the killer, a girl's jealous boyfriend is hunting Cheyenne thinking he killed his brother.

Writers: Steve Frazee, Wells Root | Director: Joseph Kane | Stars: Clint Walker, Robert Hover, Merry Anders, Buddy Baer

14. Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955–1962)

TV-14 | 25 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Harry Tyler, John Williams, Patricia Hitchcock

15. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A continuation of the dramatic anthology series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" hosted by the master of suspense and mystery.

Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Hinton Pope, Jimmy Joyce, Lew Brown

16. Rawhide (1959–1965)
Episode: The Backshooter (1964)

60 min | Western

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A fugitive convinces Rowdy to bring him to the sheriff and hand over the reward to his wife. But the fugitive is murdered on the way to the sheriff, no wife can be found, and three friends of the fugitive are out to kill Rowdy.

Writer: Richard Carr | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Eric Fleming, Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, James Murdock

17. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1962–1965)
Episode: The Jar (1964)

48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A carnival barker sells a jar containing a mysterious, hairy, octopus-like mass to Charlie Hill of Wilder's Hollow for $12.25. He shows it to his wife Thedy, who hates it. Soon everyone ... See full summary »

Writers: Ray Bradbury, James Bridges | Director: Norman Lloyd | Stars: Alfred Hitchcock, Pat Buttram, Collin Wilcox Paxton, William Marshall

18. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: The Sheriff of Smoke Tree (1956)

30 min | Western

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A young man with no experience takes on the position as the new law man in a town. After a rocky start a chance encounter with the Lone Ranger and some encouraging words see the young man become surprisingly good at the job

Writer: Wells Root | Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Ron Hagerthy, John Beradino

19. Baretta (1975–1978)
Episode: When Dues Come Down (1975)

60 min | Crime, Drama

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Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Director: Robert Douglas | Stars: Robert Blake, Tom Ewell, Edward Grover, Slim Pickens

20. Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)

PG | 95 min | Comedy

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An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop.

Writers: Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern, Peter George | Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn

21. ABC Weekend Specials (1977–1995)

60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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A youth anthology series focusing primarily on adaptations of children's literature.

Stars: Willie Tyler, Frank Welker, Hal Smith, Janet Waldo

22. Filthy Rich (1982–1983)

30 min | Comedy

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When Big Guy Beck dies, the heirs to his estate are given a stipulation (via a pre-recorded video will) before they inherit his wealth. They have to live with Big Guy's illigitimate son, ... See full summary »

Creator: Linda Bloodworth-Thomason | Stars: Dixie Carter, Charles Frank, Jerry Hardin, Michael Lombard

23. Frontier Doctor (1958– )

30 min | Western

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The adventures of a small town doctor working in the Arizona territory during the early 1900s.

Stars: Rex Allen, Mason Alan Dinehart, Chubby Johnson, Louise Beavers

24. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Bristle Face: Part 1 (1964)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Writer: Zachary Ball | Director: Bob Sweeney | Stars: Phillip Alford, Parley Baer, Jeff Donnell, Sam Edwards

25. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Run Quiet (1963)

TV-PG | 73 min | Western

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Steve helps a deaf mute who was once jailed for fighting. With Steve's help he learns to fit in at Shiloh but when two men kill a gambler and he is seen with the body, everyone assumes the worst. He finds a second friend in a lonely woman.

Writers: Ed Adamson, Norman Katkov, Owen Wister | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Gary Clarke, James Drury

26. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Texas John Slaughter: Killers from Kansas (1959)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Writer: Frank D. Gilroy | Director: Harry Keller | Stars: Tom Tryon, Lyle Bettger, Harry Carey Jr., Beverly Garland

27. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Lady Belle (1960)

30 min | Western

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Lily insists that the new arrival, Lady Belle, is no lady. Dan learns the hard way how right she is when he is caught in the middle of her and her gang trying to rob the bank.

Writer: Ric Hardman | Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Joan Marshall

28. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Saga of Andy Burnett: Andy's Initiation (1957)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Writers: Thomas W. Blackburn, Stewart Edward White | Director: Lewis R. Foster | Stars: Jerome Courtland, Jeff York, Slim Pickens, Andrew Duggan

29. How the West Was Won (1976 TV Mini-Series)

Western

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The Macahans, a family from Virginia headed by Zeb Macahan, travel across the country to pioneer a new land and a new home in the American West.

Creators: Jim Byrnes, Albert S. Ruddy | Stars: James Arness, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb, William Kirby Cullen

30. The Westerner (1960– )

30 min | Action, Western

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Laconic cowboy Dave Blasingame wanders the Wild West with his faithful dog Brown and the occasional companionship of pal Burgundy Smith.

Creator: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: Brian Keith, Hank Gobble, Jimmy Lee Cook, Michael T. Mikler

31. Wide Country (1962–1963)

60 min | Drama, Sport, Western

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Mitch Guthrie is a champion bronco rider in the rodeo who tries to keep his kid brother, Andy, from pursuing the same life.

Stars: Earl Holliman, Andrew Prine, Slim Pickens, Ray Teal

32. Coronado 9 (1960– )

30 min | Crime

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A former Naval intelligence officer works as a private detective in San Diego, California.

Stars: Rod Cameron, Vaughn Taylor, Sue Ane Langdon, Walter Reed

33. Pony Express (1959– )

30 min | Western

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Stars: Grant Sullivan, Don Dorrell, Boyd 'Red' Morgan, Douglas Kennedy

34. Route 66 (1960–1964)
Episode: A Long Piece of Mischief (1962)

51 min | Adventure

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Tod and Buz, in Mesquite, Texas "finishing up a 30 day job at a brick factory", meet performers at the town's rodeo. Two of the contestants hate the rodeo's clown and torment him with nasty... See full summary »

Creators: Herbert B. Leonard, Stirling Silliphant | Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Albert Salmi, Audrey Totter

35. How the West Was Won (1976– )
Episode: Cattle Drive (1978)

120 min | Western

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Jessie recovers with the help of the Aapaho, but the tribe finds itself on the brink of starvation due to the broken promise of beef shipments. Zeb and Luke embark on a cattle-herding ... See full summary »

Writers: Calvin Clements Jr., John Mantley, Earl W. Wallace | Directors: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb

36. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: Texas John Slaughter: The Slaughter Trail (1959)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Stars: Tom Tryon, Harold J. Stone, Sidney Blackmer, Norma Moore

37. Surfside 6 (1960–1962)

60 min | Drama

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Ken, Dave and Sandy are three hip private detectives living on and working out of a houseboat in Miami, Florida. A yacht, belonging to socialite Daphne, is anchored next to their houseboat.... See full summary »

Stars: Van Williams, Lee Patterson, Margarita Sierra, Troy Donahue

38. The Americans (1961– )

60 min | Action, War

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Inspired by James Warner Bellah's "The Valiant Virginians," a 1953 book that had previously been serialized in "The Saturday Evening Post," this series focuses on the impact war has on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Darryl Hickman, Richard Davalos, John McIntire, John Doucette

39. Kung Fu (1972–1975)
Episode: Empty Pages of a Dead Book (1974)

51 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

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Caine (DAVID CARRADINE) changes a Texas Ranger's (ROBERT FOXWORTH) life by showing him that the law can murder justice. Slim Pickens guest stars.

Creators: Ed Spielman, Herman Miller | Director: John Llewellyn Moxey | Stars: David Carradine, Robert Foxworth, Slim Pickens, Philip Ahn

40. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
Episode: Exit from Wickenburg (1971)

50 min | Western

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Hannibal and the Kid have finally found good jobs in a town where they can really fit in. So why is everyone trying to convince them to get out of town? And more to the point; why are they ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Director: Jeannot Szwarc | Stars: Pete Duel, Ben Murphy, Susan Strasberg, Slim Pickens

41. The Westerner (1960– )
Episode: Line Camp (1960)

30 min | Action, Western

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Dave and Brown find a dead man on the trail. They take him to a cattle camp, where he meets an old friend of his. But when Dave's friend gets drunk and picks a fight with Dave, Dave has no choice but to shoot his old friend.

Creator: Sam Peckinpah | Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Brian Keith, Karl Swenson, Slim Pickens, Hari Rhodes

42. How the West Was Won (1976– )
Episode: The Judge (1978)

120 min | Western

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Jessie and Teel-O have a fateful encounter with Teel-O's grandfather. While scouting for water, Luke comes to the rescue of Judge Rensen, who offers to seek a pardon for Luke's criminal ... See full summary »

Writers: Calvin Clements Jr., John Mantley, Earl W. Wallace | Directors: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb

43. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954–1992)
Episode: The Swamp Fox: Redcoat Strategy (1960)

Unrated | 60 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

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Director: Louis King | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Robert Douglas, John Sutton, Barbara Eiler

44. Mary Tyler Moore (1970–1977)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

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The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home.

Creators: James L. Brooks, Allan Burns | Stars: Mary Tyler Moore, Edward Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Valerie Harper

45. Maverick (1957–1962)

60 min | Comedy, Western

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Bret and Bart Maverick (and in later seasons, their English cousin, Beau) are well dressed gamblers who migrate from town to town always looking for a good game. Poker (5 card draw) is ... See full summary »

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: Jack Kelly, James Garner, Roger Moore, Lane Chandler

46. Lawman (1958–1962)

30 min | Western

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Lawman is the story of Marshal Dan Troop of Laramie, Wyoming and his deputy Johnny McKay, an orphan Troop took under his wing. In the second season Lily Merrill opens The Birdcage Saloon ... See full summary »

Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Emile Avery

47. The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters (1963–1964)

60 min | Western

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12 year old Jamie McPheeters, along with his ne'er-do-well father and a ragtag group of pioneers, travel westward from Paducah, Ky to the California gold fields in 1849.

Stars: Dan O'Herlihy, Kurt Russell, Mark Allen, Meg Wyllie

48. When the West Was Fun: A Western Reunion (1979 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary, Western

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This special, hosted by Glenn Ford and set in a western saloon, served as a reunion for many of the people who played in popular western series and films over the years, including cast ... See full summary »

Writers: Joseph Bonaduce, Brad Marks, Alan Milberg, Fred Putman | Director: Walter C. Miller | Stars: Rex Allen, Michael Ansara, Joe Bowman, Neville Brand

49. How the West Was Won (1976– )
Episode: Deek (1978)

120 min | Western

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Deek Peasley is reluctantly hired to lead the search party for Jessie, who tries to bridge the language gap with Teel-O. The cattle drive gets underway, shadowed by Tap's rustler cronies. ... See full summary »

Writers: Calvin Clements Jr., John Mantley, Earl W. Wallace | Directors: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb

50. The Fugitive (1963–1967)
Episode: Nemesis (1964)

Adventure, Crime, Drama

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Kimble escapes from a sheriff by stealing his station wagon, unaware that Lt. Gerard's son is hiding in the back seat.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: David Janssen, Kurt Russell, John Doucette, Slim Pickens

51. Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
Episode: One Big Happy Family (1973)

Not Rated | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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A somewhat odd family comes to Hawaii and embarks on a criminal rampage. McGarrett can find no pattern to their activities until information from the mainland shows they rob and kill random targets without a second thought.

Creator: Leonard Freeman | Director: Alf Kjellin | Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Al Harrington, Kam Fong

52. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Episode: The Letter Bride (1956)

23 min | Western

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A Chinese laundryman who is a friend of the Ranger's, is expecting his bride from China who is arriving. But she's taken by some men in masks. Later the Ranger and Tonto arrive and learn ... See full summary »

Writer: Wells Root | Director: Oscar Rudolph | Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Victor Sen Yung, Joseph Vitale

53. Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Episode: The Tent City Story (1958)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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When a member of the train is placed in chains after breaking Indian law by killing a buffalo, Major Adams quarrels with Flint who quits and takes a job at nearby Tent City. But White Eagle discovers the dead buffalo and demands justice.

Writer: Norman Jolley | Director: Richard Bartlett | Stars: Ward Bond, Robert Horton, Audrey Totter, Wayne Morris

54. Rawhide (1959–1965)

50 min | Western

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Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines, Eric Fleming

55. Cheyenne (1955–1963)

60 min | Western

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After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks, Lane Chandler

56. The Fugitive (1963–1967)

51 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

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A doctor, wrongly convicted for a murder he didn't commit, escapes custody and must stay ahead of the police to find the real killer.

Creator: Roy Huggins | Stars: David Janssen, William Conrad, Barry Morse, Paul Birch

57. The Tall Man (1960–1962)

30 min | Western

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Fictionalized stories about Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid set in New Mexico in the 1870s.

Creator: Samuel A. Peeples | Stars: Barry Sullivan, Clu Gulager, Mark Tapscott, Judy Nugent

58. Riverboat (1959–1961)

60 min | Adventure, Western

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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.

Stars: Darren McGavin, Dick Wessel, Jack Lambert, Burt Reynolds

59. The Virginian (1962–1971)
Episode: Big Image... Little Man (1964)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

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A self-important businessman is pushed off a train and found by The Virginian and Steve on a cattle drive across a desert. He is forced to work his way on the drive and learns some lessons about himself and his impact on other's lives.

Writers: Frank Chase, Carey Wilber, Owen Wister | Director: William Witney | Stars: Lee J. Cobb, Doug McClure, Clu Gulager, Roberta Shore

60. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)
Episode: Brannigan's Boots (1957)

60 min | Western

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When the crooked politicians who run Bluerock see what a lousy shot Tom is, they appoint him sheriff after the previous sheriff is killed. Tom takes the job seriously, though, and when he ... See full summary »

Writers: Devery Freeman, Frank Davis, Winston Miller, Michael Fessier | Director: Leslie H. Martinson | Stars: Will Hutchins, Merry Anders, Dennis Hopper, Arthur Hunnicutt

61. How the West Was Won (1976– )
Episode: Robber's Roost (1978)

88 min | Western

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On the journey home, the stagecoach carrying Molly and Jessie is wrecked - and a dazed Jessie wanders into the desert, where she meets the young Navajo Teel-O. Zeb and Josh purchase a ... See full summary »

Writers: Calvin Clements Jr., Howard Fast, John Mantley, Earl W. Wallace | Directors: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety | Stars: James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, Bruce Boxleitner, Kathryn Holcomb

62. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Episode: The Scavengers (1970)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Piney Biggs wanders tired and thirsty into what's left of a family's camp site that has been massacred with no survivors. As he is scavenging through the remains a band of Indians come by ... See full summary »

Writer: Jim Byrnes | Director: Robert Totten | Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

63. Gunsmoke (1955–1975)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

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Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake, Ken Curtis

64. The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)

30 min | Western

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The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Creator: George W. Trendle | Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart, Lane Bradford

65. Night Gallery (1969–1973)

TV-PG | 50 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

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Host Rod Serling presents tales of horror illustrated in various paintings.

Stars: Rod Serling, Larry Watson, Joanna Pettet, Matt Pelto

66. Charlie Rose (1991– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

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Charlie Rose interviews noteworthy people in fields including politics and government, business and economics, science and technology, media, sports and the arts.

Stars: Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin, Al Hunt, Thomas Friedman

67. Baretta (1975–1978)
Episode: Big Bad Charlie (1977)

60 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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Creator: Stephen J. Cannell | Director: Don Medford | Stars: Robert Blake, Michael Paul Chan, Alice Frost, Isaac Fukuda

68. Lawman (1958–1962)
Episode: The Trial (1961)

30 min | Western

8.0
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Dexter wants revenge for the hanging of his father from the man who sentenced him. When his sister and the judge arrive in Laramie, a mock trial is arranged with only four men as jury and Troop in the middle of this family business.

Writer: John Tomerlin | Director: Marc Lawrence | Stars: John Russell, Peter Brown, Peggie Castle, Shirley Knight

69. Wagon Train (1957–1965)

75 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton, John McIntire

70. The Name of the Game (1968–1971)

90 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.9
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This groundbreaking series had three rotating stars, who were featured in independent episodes tied together by a loose common theme. The commonality was Howard Publications, the self-made ... See full summary »

Stars: Gene Barry, Susan Saint James, Robert Stack, Anthony Franciosa

71. Best of the West (1981–1982)

30 min | Comedy, Western

7.9
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The Wild West misadventures of a mild-mannered store owner turned town marshal.

Creator: Earl Pomerantz | Stars: Joel Higgins, Carlene Watkins, Meeno Peluce, Valri Bromfield

72. The Joey Bishop Show (1967–1969)

90 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Joey Bishop, Regis Philbin, Norm Crosby, Eva Gabor

73. The Outcasts (1968–1969)

60 min | Western

7.9
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A bounty hunter who was a Confederate Officer teams up with an ex-slave who was a Union Soldier during the Civil War. They are the Outcasts.

Creator: Leon Tokatyan | Stars: Don Murray, Otis Young, Art Metrano, Don 'Red' Barry

74. Overland Trail (1960– )

60 min | Western, Adventure, Action

7.9
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The adventures of a crusty superintendent for the Overland Stage Co. and his young sidekick as they try to keep the stage routes safe.

Stars: William Bendix, Doug McClure, Harry Guardino, Sean McClory

75. Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster? (1971 TV Movie)

100 min | Western

7.9
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An alcoholic drifter decides to run for sheriff in a small town. However, in order to get elected, he must find out who killed a visiting preacher.

Writers: Richard Levinson, William Link | Director: Fielder Cook | Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Stephen R. Hudis, Judy Geeson, Will Geer

76. Bonanza (1959–1973)
Episode: Catch as Catch Can (1968)

TV-PG | 60 min | Western

7.9
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While in small town Tin Bucket to sell Ponderosa cowhides, Candy is accused of cheating in a card game and the Cartwrights are dogged by a mysterious rumor that claims they have fallen on hard times and are desperate for money.

Creator: David Dortort | Director: Robert L. Friend | Stars: Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Paul Richards

77. The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977–1978)
Episode: The Unholy Beast (1977)

Adventure, Family, Western

7.9
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Jack sees an unfamiliar four legged beast and asks Adams's help to figure out what it is. Nakoma has also seen it but a member of his tribe wants to kill it,thinking it's an evil spirit.

Creator: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Director: Jack Hively | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Denver Pyle, Bozo the Bear, George Aguilar

78. Blazing Saddles (1974)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Western

7.8
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To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.

Writers: Mel Brooks, Norman Steinberg, Andrew Bergman, Richard Pryor, Alan Uger | Director: Mel Brooks | Stars: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman

79. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)

50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.8
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The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Creator: Sam Rolfe | Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll, Cosmo Sardo

80. Kung Fu (1972–1975)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

7.8
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The adventures of a Shaolin Monk as he wanders the American West armed only with his skill in Kung Fu.

Creators: Ed Spielman, Herman Miller | Stars: David Carradine, Radames Pera, Keye Luke, Philip Ahn

81. The Sacketts (1979 TV Mini-Series)

240 min | Western

7.8
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Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell,... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, Jeff Osterhage, Glenn Ford

82. Run for Your Life (1965–1968)

60 min | Drama

7.8
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Ben Gazzara plays a successful lawyer who is told by his doctor in the first episode that he will die in one to two years. He decides to do all of the things he has never had time for. The ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Gazzara, Nicholas Colasanto, Jack Krupnick, Fernando Lamas

83. Stories of the Century (1954– )

30 min | Western

7.8
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Railroad detective Matt Clark roams the west, tracking down outlaws and bandits who are preying on the railroad.

Stars: Jim Davis, Mary Castle, Kristine Miller, Pat Hogan

84. The Horse with the Flying Tail (1960)

48 min | Family, Documentary

7.8
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A palimino cow pony, through a series of owners and adventures becomes a champion mount for one of the US equestrian team.

Writer: Janet Lansburgh | Director: Larry Lansburgh | Stars: George Fenneman, Dorian Williams, Slim Pickens

85. B.J. and the Bear (1978–1981)
Episode: B.J. and the Seven Lady Truckers: Part 2 (1981)

60 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.8
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B.J. and his convoy of lady truckers trek to San Francisco. Captain Grant declares war on B.J. and Bear Enterprises, establishing the conflict that will span this third and final season.

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Director: Christian I. Nyby II | Stars: Greg Evigan, Candi Brough, Randi Brough, Sheila Wills

86. Maverick (1957–1962)
Episode: The Spanish Dancer (1958)

60 min | Comedy, Western

7.8
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Bart is charged with murdering Bret's nemesis Gentleman Jack, over an entrancing Spanish dancer, one of the only women in a mining boomtown. A saloon owner dominates the town, but his ... See full summary »

Writers: Eric Freiwald, Homer McCoy, Oscar Millard, Robert Schaefer, Edward E. Seabrook, Robert Smith | Director: James V. Kern | Stars: Jack Kelly, Adele Mara, Richard Long, Robert Bray

87. The Virginian (1962–1971)

TV-PG | 75 min | Western

7.7
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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

Stars: James Drury, Doug McClure, Lee J. Cobb, Sara Lane

88. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)

25 min | Western

7.7
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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.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Dale Robertson

89. Route 66 (1960–1964)

60 min | Adventure

7.7
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The adventures of two young drifters across America on Highway Route 66.

Creators: Stirling Silliphant, Herbert B. Leonard | Stars: Martin Milner, George Maharis, Glenn Corbett, James Brown

90. Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)

60 min | Western

7.7
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks ... See full summary »

Creator: Glen A. Larson | Stars: Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel, Dennis Fimple

91. The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1977–1978)

60 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.7
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An innocent fugitive from the law lives in the wilderness with a grizzly bear companion and helps passers-by in the forest.

Creator: Charles E. Sellier Jr. | Stars: Dan Haggerty, Denver Pyle, Bozo the Bear, Don Shanks

92. Sugarfoot (1957–1961)

60 min | Western

7.7
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Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot" which... See full summary »

Stars: Will Hutchins, Charles Fredericks, Don 'Red' Barry, Terry Frost

93. Circus Boy (1956–1958)

30 min | Adventure, Family, Western

7.7
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12-year-old Corky has been adopted by a traveling circus owned by Big Tim Champion. He is water boy to baby elephant Bimbo and otherwise participates in the behind-the-scenes life of the circus.

Stars: Micky Dolenz, Noah Beery Jr., Robert Lowery, Bimbo the Elephant

94. Outlaws (1960–1962)

60 min | Western

7.7
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The adventures of a marshal and his young deputies in a section of Oklahoma infested with bandit gangs, gunmen and robbers.

Stars: Don Collier, Barton MacLane, Bruce Yarnell, Slim Pickens

95. Our Man Higgins (1962–1963)

30 min | Comedy

7.7
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Alice and Duncan MacRoberts are looking forward to an unexpected inheritance from Scotland but than are surprised when it's a servant. Higgins is a prim butler who lends a hand with the ... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Harrison | Stars: Stanley Holloway, Audrey Totter, Frank Maxwell, Ricky Kelman

96. Christmas Mountain (1981)

G | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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A cowboy comes to a town at Christmas time. He eats at a cafe but was unable to pay for his meal, so the owner throws him in jail. The town wants to alleviate their guilt over a Mexican ... See full summary »

Writer: Mark Miller | Director: Pierre De Moro | Stars: Mark Miller, Slim Pickens, Jack Glenn Evans, Brian Poelman

97. Runaway on Rogue River (1974 TV Movie)

60 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.7
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Writers: Brian Lansburgh, Larry Lansburgh | Director: Larry Lansburgh | Stars: Willie Aames, Denis Arndt, Slim Pickens

98. Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

60 min | Adventure, History, Western

7.6
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Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Stars: Fess Parker, Patricia Blair, Darby Hinton, Dal McKennon

99. Cimarron Strip (1967–1968)

90 min | Western

7.6
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The western adventures of tough but fair Marshal Jim Crown.

Creator: Christopher Knopf | Stars: Stuart Whitman, Percy Herbert, Randy Boone, Jill Townsend

100. Buffalo Bill, Jr. (1955–1956)

30 min | Western

7.6
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Buffalo Bill Jr. and his kid sister Calamity are raised under the watchful eye of Judge Ben 'Fair and Square" Wiley. Together this dynamic trio keep law and order in small town of Wileyville, Arizona.

Stars: Dickie Jones, Nancy Gilbert, Harry Cheshire, Bob Woodward