The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.
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Lassie ...
 Lassie (321 episodes, 1954-1973)
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 Timmy Martin / ... (249 episodes, 1957-1964)
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 Ruth Martin (207 episodes, 1958-1964)
Hugh Reilly ...
 Paul Martin (170 episodes, 1958-1964)
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 Lassie (152 episodes, 1954-1972)
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The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.

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Pal, the first ever dog to play the legendary dog "Lassie" in Lassie Come Home (1943), appeared in the pilot of this TV series (broadcast as the first two episodes). It was his last appearance before his death in 1958. See more »

Crazy Credits

Near the closing credits' conclusion, Lassie lifts her paw up as though she were saying goodbye to the viewers. See more »

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Edited into Lassie: Well of Love (1970) See more »

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A Lassie novel based on the Jeff's Collie series
4 May 2002 | by See all my reviews

I live and grew up in Melbourne, Australia. When I was a kid in the 1960s, I was given a book, a novel, called "Lassie: The Secret of the Summer", based on the Jeff's Collie cast of characters - Jeff, Porky, Ellen, Gramps. The story was that Jeff was trying to save up enough money to buy a record player for his room... and the Millers took in vacation guests on their farm. It was one of my favourite books of that time, in fact, I still have it somewhere. It was published by Whitman Publishing Co. of Racine, Wisconsin, I believe. I first saw the Timmy series of episodes -- and was confused when his parents changed actors suddenly. Later in the 1960s, another network reran the Jeff's Collie episodes from the 1950s. I loved the Jeff's Collie theme music -- wasn't it something classical... Mozart? All in all, a great childhood memory.

Peter Kohn, Melbourne, Australia


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