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)
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 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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15 October 1954 (USA)  »

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The series was shot on the set of the John Ford western Fort Apache (1948) See more »

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Rin Tin Tin TV Show
20 February 2006 | by (Florida (originally PA)) – See all my reviews

As a little girl, this was one of my favorite shows, and I had a major crush on Rusty. I have often wondered what became of him and the other actors on the show. From this website, it looks as though they are still around. I'm happy to see that. To say it was of a more innocent time is certainly an understatement! Today I happened to be in a nail salon (captive by a TV screen) where they played Britney Spears' videos until my head almost exploded. Contrast that kind of garbage with the stuff we got to watch, and it makes me glad to be old. I also liked to watch Sky King, Mickey Mouse Club, Captain Gallant Foreign Legion, Spin & Marty and The Three Stooges. Those were the days, as Archie & Edith would say.


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