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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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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6 March 1950 (USA)  »

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Cisco Kid  »

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(156 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

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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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20 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember the TV series fondly. One of the Connecticut TV stations ran reruns in the late 1960s/early 1970s. I enjoyed it as a child. I just picked up a bargain DVD with several episodes. Nothing is the same as an adult as when you first saw something as a child or teenager but these hold up well.

Some may see some ethnic stereotyping. Isn't that true for too many things coming out of an earlier era. I would be interested in reading the O. Henry story. Remember the dime novels of the late 1800s/early 1900s led into the shorts and westerns of the early decades of American films.


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