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.
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 Dale Evans (104 episodes, 1951-2014)
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 Roy Rogers / ... (102 episodes, 1951-1957)
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 Trigger (101 episodes, 1951-1957)
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 Pat Brady / ... (101 episodes, 1951-1957)
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 Bullet (101 episodes, 1951-1957)
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 Sheriff / ... (54 episodes, 1951-1957)
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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.

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(Western Electric Recording)

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Roy Rogers' horse is named Trigger and his German Shepherd dog is named Bullet. Dale Evans' horse is named Buttermilk. Pat Brady's Jeep is named Nellybelle. See more »

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[title sequence]
Announcer: "The Roy Rogers Show," starring Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys; Trigger, his golden palomino; and Dale Evans, Queen of the West; with Pat Brady, his comical sidekick; and Roy's wonder dog, Bullet.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Racket Girls (1994) See more »

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Happy Trails
Written by Dale Evans
Performed by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
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anachronism central
17 December 2006 | by (London Canada) – See all my reviews

why were there motor vehicles zooming about all the time and the hero still galloped around on a horse???? I remember an old family story about a relative the first time he got in a car. didn't know what the brake pedal was.

whoa !!! whoa !!! he bellowed from being on a horse before that. maybe Mr rogers was afraid he would embarrass himself like that.

and the inane stuff about 'shooting the gun out of the bad guy's hand'. great way to stop a bullet there yourself mister good-two-shoes guy, the cardinal rule of gun play is to aim for the large part of the body, the chest area, you simply cant hit a small target like the precise spot of the opponent's gun to oh so cleverly knock it out of his hand. this was one of numerous examples of Hollywood goofiness and stereotyping and clichés engulfing this series.

this had to be the most simplistic goofy far fetched and implausible series on TV the entire time it aired.

being on cable reruns, I only got to see it if my privileged friend deigned to have me over on Saturday. I was so starved for entertainment I would take it in with great puzzlement at why the cars and horses juxtapositioned??? we still have horses but they are just for show nowadays unless you're a Mennonite.

ye gads I hope we don't start seeing ads for DVD collections and that wretched themes song. clop clop clop-pity clop. AAAAGGHHHHH !!!! I notice the roy rogers museum closed a ways back for lack of visitors. not surprising. totally irrelevant and totally moot today.


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