The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954–1959)

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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

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 Cpl. Rusty (164 episodes, 1954-1959)
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 Lt. Rip Masters (164 episodes, 1954-1959)
Rin Tin Tin II ...
 Rin Tin Tin (160 episodes, 1954-1959)
Joe Sawyer ...
 Sgt. Biff O'Hara (96 episodes, 1954-1959)
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 Cpl. Boone (88 episodes, 1954-1959)
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Rusty was orphaned in an Indian raid. He and his dog Rin Tin Tin were adopted by the troops at Fort Apache in Arizona, and helped establish law and order in and around Mesa Grande.

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A More Innocent Time
11 June 2005 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Back in the day when I was in my single digit years, Rin Tin Tin made his television debut in a series about an orphan kid and the German shepherd puppy found by Cavalry as the only survivors of a wagon train massacre. It was a great TV kid's show and still running in syndication someplace in the world.

We never knew what Rusty's last name was. Lee Aaker played the boy who I thought was lucky at the time to live and grow up on an army post in territorial Arizona. What a great childhood.

Aaker was supported by a good group of movie professionals like James Brown, Joe Sawyer, and Rand Brooks. But it was the boy and the dog and like the previous reviewer, I can still hear the cry of Yo Rinty when Rusty sicced him on a bad guy.

I still remember the episode where Rusty saw the legendary White Buffalo and there were two episodes in which a British colonel and his batman came over from India and later the Fort Apache regulars go over there to deal with real Indians.

Shows for a more innocent time.


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