Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.
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 Christopher Colt (67 episodes, 1957-1960)
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Christopher Colt was apparently a gun salesman but was in fact a government agent tracking down notorious bad guys. His cousin Sam took the lead when the studio had contract disputes with the original star.

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18 October 1957 (USA)  »

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(67 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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In the "Hadley's Hunters" episode of Maverick (1957) Bart Maverick walks into an office and finds Christopher Colt's satchel on a desk, and his gun belt hanging on a wall. This was an insider reference to the series being canceled at the end of the previous season. See more »

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In the weekly opening scene, Wayne Preston rides furiously into town. He dismounts and walks toward the Sheriff's Office. You can see a crew member reflected in the window of the building to the right. He is wearing a white hat and short sleeve shirt. See more »

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"a lightening bolt when he drew that Colt"
7 August 2003 | by (Calgary AB Canada) – See all my reviews

One of the most memorable of the theme songs, though musically not up to the quality of some such as "Maverick". The ads were a bit silly: "Beneath this salesman exterior..." caused my waggish brother to quip "beats a heart of gold". But though relatively short-lived and suffering from Warner's rehashed scripts, Preston was suitably solid and stolid; and yet, perhaps because of the tie in to the Colt revolver, and the undercover agent aspect, it was great fun!


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