The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)

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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, righting wrongs and fighting injustice wherever they find it.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Duncan Renaldo ...
 The Cisco Kid / ... (157 episodes, 1950-1956)
Leo Carrillo ...
 Pancho / ... (157 episodes, 1950-1956)
Diablo ...
 Cisco's Horse / ... (88 episodes, 1950-1956)
Loco ...
 Pancho's Horse / ... (77 episodes, 1950-1956)
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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, righting wrongs and fighting injustice wherever they find it. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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Release Date:

6 March 1950 (USA)  »

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Cisco Kid  »

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(156 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the 1953 season star Duncan Renaldo was injured in a rock fall and hospitalized, resulting in his missing nine episodes. To cover for Renaldo's absence on the show, the Cisco Kid was shown wearing masks, disguised as a ghost and in other situations where a double could be used for him and footage of him that had been previously shot but not used was also used. He recorded his lines from his hospital bed. See more »

Quotes

[last lines of each episode]
The Cisco Kid: Oh, Pancho!
Pancho: Oh, Cisco!
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Connections

Spoofed in My Little Duckaroo (1954) See more »

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"Hey, Poncho; Hey, Cisco!"
9 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The cries, "Hey, Poncho! Hey, Cisco" are something none of us who grew up with this TV western will ever get out of heads and why should we?

This western, I believe, is the second one I ever recall watching (after "The Range Rider") and the first recall with great fondness and a knowledge that a lot of people also liked this show. They had to, to have it run six years.

To be honest, I remember the Cisco Kid's partner, "Pancho" (Leo Carillo) more than I remember him, although Duncan Renaldo is not forgettable. He was a charismatic good guy, a real straight arrow and a great role model for small kids. I was the perfect age (6-12) to enjoy these episodes of a western that was made more for us in mind than adults.

Pancho, if I recall, mainly provided comedy relief...and that was fine with us kids. We loved him. You couldn't ask for a more loyal sidekick, even if he wasn't the most brilliant person.


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