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Lassie: Season 13: Episode 30 -- Ruth becomes caught in a dangerous hunting trap when she takes a shortcut on the way to a Grange supper.
Lassie: Season 7: Episode 15 -- Lassie is seriously injured by a truck while saving a three-year-old girl from danger.
Lassie: Season 5: Episode 39 -- Boomer leaves Mike in Timmy's care while he visits relatives, but the little dog proves to be quite a handful.
Lassie: Season 5: Episode 38 -- An older boy who has run away from home tries to convince Timmy and Boomer to camp out with him.
Lassie: Season 5: Episode 37 -- Timmy and Boomer set up a fortune-telling booth at the church carnival, but things don't go as planned.

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 7 nominations See more »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 268)
Lassie ... Lassie (321 episodes, 1954-1973)

Jon Provost ... Timmy Martin / ... (249 episodes, 1957-1964)

June Lockhart ... Ruth Martin / ... (207 episodes, 1958-1964)
Hugh Reilly ... Paul Martin (170 episodes, 1958-1964)
Lassie the Dog ... Lassie (151 episodes, 1954-1973)
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Series Directed by
William Beaudine (77 episodes, 1960-1968)
Hollingsworth Morse (58 episodes, 1959-1964)
Lesley Selander (54 episodes, 1955-1959)
Philip Ford (51 episodes, 1955-1958)
Jack B. Hively (49 episodes, 1960-1973)
Dick Moder (37 episodes, 1965-1973)
John English (21 episodes, 1957-1966)
Franklin Adreon (14 episodes, 1958-1959)
Joseph Sargent (14 episodes, 1961-1964)
Maurice Geraghty (10 episodes, 1956-1959)
William Beaudine Jr. (10 episodes, 1962-1970)
Sidney Salkow (9 episodes, 1954-1955)
George Archainbaud (9 episodes, 1958-1959)
Earl Bellamy (7 episodes, 1959-1960)
Christian Nyby (7 episodes, 1964-1965)
Sheldon Leonard (6 episodes, 1954)
Robert Sparr (5 episodes, 1967-1969)
Abby Berlin (4 episodes, 1958-1959)
Gerald Schnitzer (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Paul Nickell (4 episodes, 1964)
James B. Clark (4 episodes, 1969-1971)
Sigmund Neufeld Jr. (4 episodes, 1969-1971)
Arthur H. Nadel (4 episodes, 1972)
Thomas Carr (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
George Blair (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
Oliver Drake (3 episodes, 1960)
Tom Beemer (3 episodes, 1969-1970)
Ezra Stone (3 episodes, 1972-1973)
Leslie Goodwins (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
Ralph Murphy (2 episodes, 1957)
Harold D. Schuster (2 episodes, 1958)
R.G. Springsteen (2 episodes, 1958)
Norman Morgan (2 episodes, 1959)
Richard L. Bare (2 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Writing credits
Eric Knight (376 episodes, 1954-1972)
Eric Freiwald (122 episodes, 1959-1973)
Robert Schaefer (120 episodes, 1959-1973)
Sumner Arthur Long (46 episodes, 1955-1963)
Claire Kennedy (34 episodes, 1954-1958)
Monroe Manning (33 episodes, 1958-1965)
Robert Lees (20 episodes, 1957-1964)
James Douglass West (19 episodes, 1963-1970)
Richard Sanville (13 episodes, 1956-1964)
Z.C. Cramer (13 episodes, 1960-1964)
Paul David (12 episodes, 1956-1958)
Jackson Gillis (11 episodes, 1954-1960)
Arnold Belgard (9 episodes, 1958-1960)
Joan Scott (8 episodes, 1956-1962)
Alan Woods (8 episodes, 1958-1960)
Francis Rosenwald (7 episodes, 1962-1963)
Jessica Benson (6 episodes, 1957-1964)
Charles O'Neal (6 episodes, 1957-1963)
Miriam Geiger (6 episodes, 1957-1959)
David Richards (6 episodes, 1962-1963)
Vernon E. Clark (6 episodes, 1964-1969)
Jack Paritz (6 episodes, 1964-1965)
Jennings Cobb (6 episodes, 1965-1969)
Seymour Kern (5 episodes, 1956-1957)
Pauline Stone (5 episodes, 1957-1959)
Will Gould (5 episodes, 1958-1961)
Ruth Church (5 episodes, 1958-1960)
James S. Henerson (5 episodes, 1958-1959)
Dwight Hauser (5 episodes, 1961-1963)
Orville H. Hampton (5 episodes, 1963-1966)
Frank L. Moss (5 episodes, 1969-1971)
David T. Chantler (4 episodes, 1954-1957)
Thelma Robinson (4 episodes, 1955-1956)
Michael Cosgrove (4 episodes, 1958-1959)
Oliver Drake (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Hendrik Vollaerts (4 episodes, 1959-1961)
Les Farber (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Barry Shipman (4 episodes, 1964-1966)
John McGreevey (3 episodes, 1956)
Ed Adamson (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Vincent Fotre (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Edmond Kelso (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Homer McCoy (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Edward E. Seabrook (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Peggy Phillips (3 episodes, 1958-1963)
Bill Kelsay (3 episodes, 1958-1959)
Rose Mathias (3 episodes, 1958-1959)
Steven Michaels (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
William Beaudine (3 episodes, 1960-1962)
Jess Carneol (3 episodes, 1963)
Kay Lenard (3 episodes, 1963)
S.H. Barnett (3 episodes, 1968)
Colin MacKenzie (3 episodes, 1968)
Inez Asher (2 episodes, 1955-1957)
Joel Andrews (2 episodes, 1955-1956)
Marguerite Gallien (2 episodes, 1955)
Marianne Mosner (2 episodes, 1956-1961)
Doris Hursley (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Frank Hursley (2 episodes, 1956-1957)
Robert Bloomfield (2 episodes, 1956)
Arthur Fitz-Richard (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
Jo Conway (2 episodes, 1958-1960)
Ellis Marcus (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
T.C. Lengyel (2 episodes, 1958)
Harold Shumate (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Elwood Ullman (2 episodes, 1959-1960)
Mary Helen Fay (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
David Boehm (2 episodes, 1960)
Joseph Sargent (2 episodes, 1961-1964)
Jerry Thomas (2 episodes, 1962-1963)
Christopher Bose (2 episodes, 1964)
Robert Schafer (2 episodes, 1969)

Series Produced by
Jack Wrather .... executive producer / producer (427 episodes, 1956-1973)
Robert Golden .... producer / executive producer (359 episodes, 1958-1973)
Bonita Granville .... associate producer / producer (319 episodes, 1959-1973)
Robert Maxwell .... producer / executive producer (138 episodes, 1954-1958)
Rudolph E. Abel .... associate producer / producer (128 episodes, 1954-1958)
William Beaudine Jr. .... associate producer / producer (83 episodes, 1967-1973)
Dusty Bruce .... producer (81 episodes, 1955-1957)
Sherman A. Harris .... executive producer (74 episodes, 1958-1960)
Don Castle .... associate producer (63 episodes, 1960-1962)
Peter Frank .... associate producer / assistant producer (40 episodes, 1957-1958)

Leon Fromkess .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Nathan Scott (187 episodes, 1962-1973)
Raoul Kraushaar (36 episodes, 1954-1957)
Alexander Courage (2 episodes, 1972)

Joseph Hooven (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Stuart Thompson (132 episodes, 1954-1958)
Eddie Fitzgerald (115 episodes, 1962-1966)
Robert F. Sparks (97 episodes, 1966-1973)
Kenneth Peach (73 episodes, 1958-1960)
Charles Van Enger (61 episodes, 1960-1962)
Ed Durden (4 episodes, 1962-1964)
Robert C. Moreno (3 episodes, 1966)
Harold E. Stine (2 episodes, 1954-1955)
 
Series Film Editing by
Monica Collingwood (114 episodes, 1959-1973)
Arthur Hilton (55 episodes, 1954-1957)
Bruce Schoengarth (55 episodes, 1962-1973)
Sigmund Neufeld Jr. (51 episodes, 1961-1971)
Chester W. Schaeffer (32 episodes, 1957-1968)
Dwight Caldwell (23 episodes, 1960-1962)
Richard L. Van Enger (18 episodes, 1957-1958)
John Sheets (16 episodes, 1959-1967)
Noel L. Scott (12 episodes, 1958-1959)
Paul Weatherwax (12 episodes, 1958)
William Morgan (11 episodes, 1956-1957)
William W. Moore (10 episodes, 1958-1959)
Arthur Roberts (9 episodes, 1955-1956)
Harry Reynolds (6 episodes, 1954)
Edward Sampson (6 episodes, 1960-1961)
James Blakeley (6 episodes, 1962-1965)
Desmond Marquette (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
Thomas Neff (4 episodes, 1963-1964)
Jack B. Hively (4 episodes, 1967-1968)
Ralph Schoenfeld (4 episodes, 1972-1973)
Bernard Matis (3 episodes, 1954-1955)
Harry Marker (3 episodes, 1959)
Roy V. Livingston (3 episodes, 1960)
Jack Horger (2 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Casting by
Harvey Clermont (181 episodes, 1960-1971)
Kerwin Coughlin (56 episodes, 1964-1969)
Marvin Paige (16 episodes, 1972-1973)
 
Series Art Direction by
George Troast (249 episodes, 1961-1973)
Bill Ross (88 episodes, 1955-1958)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Frank Rafferty (125 episodes, 1962-1971)
Ken Swartz (69 episodes, 1958-1960)
Jerry Welch (32 episodes, 1964-1966)
Harry Gordon (11 episodes, 1972-1973)
Gino Tomasino (5 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Costume Design by
Ellen (21 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Makeup Department
Don Schoenfeld .... makeup artist (161 episodes, 1958-1963)
Ruby Felker .... hair stylist / makeup artist (151 episodes, 1959-1964)
Harry Ross .... makeup artist (106 episodes, 1955-1958)
David Newell .... makeup artist / makeup (98 episodes, 1965-1971)
Betty Pedretti .... hair stylist / makeup artist (37 episodes, 1958-1959)
Ted Coodley .... makeup artist (32 episodes, 1963-1964)
Charles Blackman .... makeup artist (32 episodes, 1964-1966)
Loren Cosand .... makeup artist (16 episodes, 1971-1973)
Annabell .... hair stylist (6 episodes, 1959)
Les Berns .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Production Management
William Beaudine Jr. .... production supervisor / production manager (215 episodes, 1959-1967)
Hugh McCollum .... production supervisor (47 episodes, 1958-1960)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
James E. Casey .... assistant director (118 episodes, 1954-1969)
Joe Dill .... assistant director (114 episodes, 1954-1958)
Richard Del Ruth .... assistant director (71 episodes, 1964-1972)
Maurice Vaccarino .... assistant director (32 episodes, 1958-1959)
Austen Jewell .... assistant director (23 episodes, 1959-1961)
Frank E. Myers .... assistant director (21 episodes, 1959-1960)
Grayson Rogers .... assistant director (21 episodes, 1961-1963)
Paul Feiner .... assistant director (16 episodes, 1959-1960)
Wesley Barry .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1962-1964)
Don Torpin .... assistant director (15 episodes, 1971-1973)
Melville Shyer .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1954-1955)
Gilbert Mandelik .... assistant director (8 episodes, 1967-1971)
Robert H. Justman .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1965-1966)
Gene Anderson .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1959-1960)
John Barnwell .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1961)
Herb Hirst .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Art Department
Mariano Tomasino .... property master (269 episodes, 1960-1973)
Lou Asher .... property master (110 episodes, 1954-1958)
Jack Owens .... property master (36 episodes, 1958-1959)
Reginald Smith .... property master (36 episodes, 1959-1960)
Craig Binkley .... assistant property master (27 episodes, 1967)
Marvin Tomasino .... property master (6 episodes, 1960)
 
Series Sound Department
Wallace Nogle .... sound (304 episodes, 1956-1966)
Bert Schoenfeld .... sound effects editor / sound editor (216 episodes, 1962-1973)
Ray Alba .... sound editor / sound effects editor / ... (120 episodes, 1965-1973)
Joe Kavigan .... sound effects editor / sound recordist (118 episodes, 1955-1959)
William M. Andrews .... sound effects editor (78 episodes, 1958-1961)
Dave Williams .... sound (68 episodes, 1966-1970)
Harry D. Mills .... sound (37 episodes, 1955-1956)
Bill Anderson .... sound effects editor (30 episodes, 1961-1962)
Seymour S. Klein .... sound mixer (12 episodes, 1972-1973)
Ben Winkler .... sound (5 episodes, 1965-1966)
Al Overton .... sound (5 episodes, 1971-1972)
Robert Post .... sound (3 episodes, 1971)
Vic Carpenter .... sound (3 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Special Effects by
Harold Murphy .... special effects (272 episodes, 1959-1973)
Joe Lombardi .... special effects (5 episodes, 1959)

Gerald Endler .... mechanical effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunt double: Bobby Diamond / stunt double: Kevin Brodie (2 episodes, 1961-1974)

Gary Epper .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Whitey Hughes .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Burl Stafford .... chief electrician / electrician / ... (111 episodes, 1954-1958)
Val O'Malley .... camera operator (25 episodes, 1954-1955)
Kent Durban .... cinematographer: wildlife footage / cinematographer : wildlife footage / ... (4 episodes, 1967-1969)
Tom Beemer .... airplane footage (2 episodes, 1967)
Bill Fairchild .... cinematographer: airplane footage (2 episodes, 1967)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Walt Hoffman .... wardrobe (128 episodes, 1962-1967)
Grace Kuhn .... wardrobe (62 episodes, 1960-1962)
Stan Kufel .... wardrobe (18 episodes, 1969-1971)
Bucky Rous .... wardrobe (16 episodes, 1967-1968)
Charles Arrico .... wardrobe (12 episodes, 1968-1969)
Bob Christenson .... costumer (12 episodes, 1972-1973)
Dave Saltuper .... wardrobe / costume supervisor (7 episodes, 1971-1972)
Swede Munden .... wardrobe (5 episodes, 1967)
Morrie Friedman .... wardrobe (4 episodes, 1964)
G. Tony Scarano .... wardrobe (3 episodes, 1968)
Ellen .... original cottons: Miss Clayton (2 episodes, 1956)
James Kemp .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 1971)
Joyce Rogers .... wardrobe (2 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Editorial Department
John Sheets .... editorial administrator / editorial supervisor (160 episodes, 1960-1970)
James Blakeley .... editorial administrator / editorial coordinator / ... (90 episodes, 1960-1963)
 
Series Music Department
Sid Sidney .... music editor / music supervisor (268 episodes, 1960-1973)
Les Baxter .... composer: stock music (148 episodes, 1958-1962)
Raoul Kraushaar .... music supervisor (93 episodes, 1954-1958)
Robert Carlisle .... music editor (66 episodes, 1958-1960)
 
Series Other crew
Ivan A. Peterson .... veterinarian (447 episodes, 1954-1967)
Rudd Weatherwax .... animal trainer / dog trainer: Lassie / ... (433 episodes, 1954-1973)
Mercy Weireter .... script supervisor (225 episodes, 1961-1971)
Lloyd Nelson .... dialogue coach / script supervisor (122 episodes, 1960-1968)
Lionel Comport .... livestock supervisor / animal handler (114 episodes, 1961-1972)
Rose Mathias .... story editor (94 episodes, 1958-1961)
Maria Little .... story editor / script editor / ... (94 episodes, 1961-1964)
Peter Frank .... assistant to producers / assistant to producer (67 episodes, 1955-1957)
Miriam Geiger .... story editor (48 episodes, 1956-1958)
Richard Sanville .... story editor (19 episodes, 1956-1957)
Dan Ocko .... assistant to producer (11 episodes, 1954-1955)
Ted Derby .... animal handler / animal trainer (11 episodes, 1967-1972)
Sheila Lynch .... script supervisor (8 episodes, 1972-1973)
Lynn A. Aber .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 1971-1972)
Pat Derby .... animal handler / animal trainer (6 episodes, 1968-1972)
John Dutton .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 1964)
Ray Berwick .... animal handler / bird trainer (5 episodes, 1969-1972)
Robert Gary .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1973)
Robert Weatherwax .... animal trainer / assistant animal trainer (2 episodes, 1956-1967)
Lou Schumacher .... animal handler / eagle handler (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Moe Di Sesso .... animal provider (2 episodes, 1968)
Robert Davenport .... horse trainer (2 episodes, 1971)

Sam Williamson .... assistant animal trainer (unknown episodes)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Jeff's Collie" - USA (alternative title)
"Timmy and Lassie" - USA (syndication title)
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Runtime:
30 min (591 episodes)
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Language:
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System) | Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Trivia:
The famous "whistle" theme associated with the show's opening and closing credits was not actually introduced until Season 5. The previous four seasons used a more traditional orchestral theme for its opening and closing music.See more »

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9 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Lassie lives forever but not so little boys, 17 March 2002
Author: Jeff Hill (jeffhill1@hotmail.com) from Sapporo, Japan

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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