The Double R Ranch featured "The King of the Cowboys" Roy, his "Smartest Horse in the Movies" Trigger, "Queen of the West" Dale, her horse Buttermilk, their dog Bullet, and even Pat's jeep, Nellybelle.
Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »
Mike Nelson is a S.C.U.B.A. diver in the days when it was still very new. He works alone, and the plot was mostly carried through his voice-over narrations. These gave the show a flavor of ... See full summary »
From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.
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 »
"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »
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 (five-card draw) is ... See full summary »
The lone surviving Texas Ranger who was nursed back to health by the Indian Tonto rides with him, on Silver and Scout, throughout the West, doing good while living off a silver mine which supplies him with income and bullets. Written by
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all of the written accolades for the series are bang on
With the amazing success of the Marvel Super Hero Franchise it's about time for a proper remake of The Lone Ranger. The 1981 attempt called The Legend of the Lone Ranger was an absolute disaster. But the most recent effort starring Johnny Depp was nothing more than a western version of his Pirates of the Caribean franchise and a total waste of talent and money. Any true history buff who wants to see this legend remade will tell you it has to be a "serious" attempt and must be filmed with Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels respected and indeed honoured for their place in history - they lived the characters in real life. A proper remake should be in the new trilogy format with unknown characters in the two leading roles and the first has to start with the killing of the Ranger patrol. There is no better time to do the right thing - it has been messed up too many times over the years and its return to the big screen is long overdue! Somebody please make it happen!!
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