The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.
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 Lassie / ... (356 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 (169 episodes, 1954-1972)
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The ongoing saga of the Martin family and their beloved collie, Lassie.

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12 September 1954 (USA)  »

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Jeff's Collie  »

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(591 episodes)

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Trivia

Jon Provost left the series after seven seasons because he tired of playing the role of Timmy. This made it necessary to fire the rest of the human cast. The cast speculated that either Provost or new star Robert Bray wanted too much money. But Provost did not want to continue playing a naive child into his teenage years. See more »

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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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Referenced in Lost: Dave (2006) See more »

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Lassie lives forever but not so little boys
17 March 2002 | by (Sapporo, Japan) – See all my reviews

I grew up with the Tommy Rettig "Lassie" series. Looking back on

it, I would say that I was addicted to that show and that I fantasized

that I was the Jeff who lived with Lassie on the Miller farm, not the

Jeff who lived in New Jersey suburbia with a teddy bear. When George

Cleveland died, the show decided that Tommy Rettig was too old to be

Lassie's boy and the scenario was that since Gramps was dead, they had

to sell the farm and go live in a crummy apartment in Capital City

where Mom would get some miserable job and Jeff would simply go to

school. Mom explained all this to Jeff at the kitchen table, adding

that they couldn't take Lassie to live in some crummy Capital City

apartment, so...... I was ten years old when seeing this unfortunate transition. I

remember it felt like it was my life that was being eviscerated. I

never enjoyed the "Lassie" show much after that.


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