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Seasons:
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Release Date:
3 October 1957 (USA) See more »
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Awards:
Nominated for 5 Primetime Emmys. See more »
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Cast

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Walter Brennan ... Grandpa Amos McCoy (224 episodes, 1957-1963)

Richard Crenna ... Luke McCoy (224 episodes, 1957-1963)
Kathleen Nolan ... Kate McCoy (178 episodes, 1957-1962)
Tony Martinez ... Pepino (153 episodes, 1957-1963)
Michael Winkelman ... Little Luke (145 episodes, 1957-1963)
Lydia Reed ... Hassie (132 episodes, 1957-1963)
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Series Directed by
Hy Averback (101 episodes, 1957-1960)
David Alexander (52 episodes, 1960-1963)
Richard Crenna (11 episodes, 1961-1963)
Sidney Miller (9 episodes, 1961-1963)
Charles Barton (7 episodes, 1960-1961)
Sheldon Leonard (6 episodes, 1957)
Lawrence Dobkin (2 episodes, 1961)
Robert Gordon (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Writing credits
Irving Pincus (166 episodes, 1957-1963)
John L. Greene (32 episodes, 1958-1963)
James Fritzell (31 episodes, 1957-1963)
Jack Elinson (31 episodes, 1957-1960)
Charles Stewart (31 episodes, 1957-1960)
Everett Greenbaum (28 episodes, 1958-1963)
Phil Shuken (23 episodes, 1958-1962)
Irving Elinson (20 episodes, 1958-1963)
Bill Manhoff (19 episodes, 1957-1959)
Fred S. Fox (13 episodes, 1960-1963)
Seaman Jacobs (11 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ed James (11 episodes, 1962-1963)
Paul David (9 episodes, 1962-1963)
Bob Ross (8 episodes, 1959-1961)
Bob White (8 episodes, 1959-1960)
Henry Sharp (7 episodes, 1957-1959)
Ben Gershman (6 episodes, 1959-1960)
Harvey Bullock (6 episodes, 1961)
Paul West (5 episodes, 1958-1960)
Bill Davenport (4 episodes, 1957-1961)
Frank Tarloff (4 episodes, 1958-1961)
Leonard Burns (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Norman Paul (3 episodes, 1959)
Paul Henning (2 episodes, 1957-1959)
Dick Wesson (2 episodes, 1957-1959)
George W. George (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Howard Dimsdale (2 episodes, 1958)
Maurice Richlin (2 episodes, 1958)
Stanley Shapiro (2 episodes, 1958)
Danny Arnold (2 episodes, 1960-1962)
Elon Packard (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Harry Winkler (2 episodes, 1960-1961)
Phil Sharp (2 episodes, 1961)
Ray Brenner (2 episodes, 1962-1963)

Series Produced by
Irving Pincus .... producer / executive producer (199 episodes, 1957-1963)
Norman Pincus .... associate producer (140 episodes, 1957-1962)
Danny Thomas .... executive producer (51 episodes, 1957-1963)
Danny Arnold .... producer (39 episodes, 1961-1962)
Charles Isaacs .... producer (33 episodes, 1962-1963)
Andy Brennan .... associate producer (32 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Original Music by
Jack Cookerly (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
William Loose (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Cinematography by
Lothrop B. Worth (137 episodes, 1958-1963)
William V. Skall (29 episodes, 1957-1958)
Charles Burke (13 episodes, 1958)
 
Series Film Editing by
Frank Capacchione (37 episodes, 1960-1963)
Joseph Gluck (35 episodes, 1957-1959)
Bud S. Isaacs (30 episodes, 1957-1959)
Bert Jordan (19 episodes, 1959-1962)
Elmo Veron (11 episodes, 1962-1963)
Harold White (6 episodes, 1957-1958)
Marshall Neilan Jr. (6 episodes, 1961)
Bud Molin (2 episodes, 1957)
 
Series Art Direction by
Ralph Berger (90 episodes, 1957-1960)
Rolland M. Brooks (71 episodes, 1961-1963)
James Hulsey (56 episodes, 1961-1963)
Howard Hollander (40 episodes, 1958-1961)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Ken Swartz (30 episodes, 1958-1959)
John MacNeil (17 episodes, 1957-1959)
Ross Dowd (13 episodes, 1959-1962)
Glenn P. Thompson (4 episodes, 1958)
Harry Gordon (4 episodes, 1960-1961)
Frank Wade (2 episodes, 1957-1958)
William Stevens (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
Ted Offenbecker (2 episodes, 1958)
Frank Tuttle (2 episodes, 1962)
Stuart A. Reiss (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Makeup Department
Hollis Barnes .... hair stylist (96 episodes, 1957-1962)
Lee Greenway .... makeup artist (81 episodes, 1957-1959)
Gustaf Norin .... makeup artist (18 episodes, 1960-1962)
Irene Beshon .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1962)
Larry Butterworth .... makeup artist (2 episodes, 1963)
Naomi Cavin .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Production Management
Edward Donahue .... production manager (146 episodes, 1957-1962)
Argyle Nelson .... production supervisor / production manager (141 episodes, 1957-1962)
Norman Pincus .... executive in charge of production (33 episodes, 1962-1963)
Bob Lewis .... post-production supervisor (8 episodes, 1963)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Evans .... assistant director (129 episodes, 1957-1963)
Paul Helmick .... assistant director (9 episodes, 1957-1958)
Nate D. Slott .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1958-1959)
 
Series Art Department
Gene Gossert .... property master (86 episodes, 1957-1963)
 
Series Sound Department
Earl A. Wolcott .... sound engineer (104 episodes, 1958-1963)
Robert Reeve .... re-recording editor (79 episodes, 1957-1961)
James Thomson .... sound engineer (36 episodes, 1957-1958)
Dick Le Grand .... sound effects (34 episodes, 1960-1961)
Earl Cooper .... sound effects (28 episodes, 1961-1963)
Cam McCulloch .... sound engineer (2 episodes, 1957)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ed Lossman .... costumer (77 episodes, 1958-1963)
 
Series Editorial Department
Dann Cahn .... editorial supervisor (43 episodes, 1957-1958)
 
Series Music Department
Harry Ruby .... composer: theme music (203 episodes, 1957-1963)
E.C. Norton .... music supervisor / music editor (118 episodes, 1957-1963)
Jimmie Rodgers .... singer: theme song (23 episodes, 1962-1963)
 
Series Other crew
Gloria Morgan .... script supervisor / script continuity (122 episodes, 1958-1963)
Bob Ross .... script editor / script consultant (37 episodes, 1959-1962)
Danny Arnold .... script consultant (26 episodes, 1961-1962)
Paul West .... script editor (14 episodes, 1959)
Norman Paul .... script consultant (10 episodes, 1962-1963)
Charles Isaacs .... script consultant (8 episodes, 1962-1963)
Ronald Jacobs .... assistant to producer (6 episodes, 1957)
Jack Elinson .... script editor (5 episodes, 1958)
Charles Stewart .... script editor (5 episodes, 1958)
Bill Manhoff .... script editor (3 episodes, 1957-1958)
Seaman Jacobs .... script consultant (2 episodes, 1963)
Ed James .... script consultant (2 episodes, 1963)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The McCoys" - , USA (rerun title)
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Runtime:
30 min (224 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Lyrics for the show's theme song: Want you to meet the family that's known as the real McCoys / From West Vir-gi-nee they came to stay in sunny Cal-i-for-ni-ay / 'Ole Grandpappy Amos and the girls and boys of the family known as The Real McCoys / What a housekeepr Kate is, she's doin' what she enjoys / No gal can beat her when it come to looks and the same can be said 'bout the way she cooks for / Grandpappy Amos and the girls and boys of the family known as The Real McCoys / Livin' as good folks should live and happy as kids with toys / 'Ole Grandpappy Amos is the head of the clan, he roars like a lion but he's gentle as a lamb / His grandson Luke keeps a beamin' with joy since he made Miss Kate Missus Luke Mccoy / Sharing each other's sorrows, enjoyin' each others joys / Like all other families they quarrel and fuss but it a'int never serious with / Grandpappy Amos and the girls and boys of the family known as The Real McCoysSee more »
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Referenced in Jeff Foxworthy's Comedy Classics (2000) (V)See more »

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15 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Some Good Old Country, 22 September 1999
Author: pooh-24 from Los Angeles

This show is incredulous.I mean it being premiered in 1957 and all,gee Buddy Holly was still alive,Cuba was not communist,but a free nation,the Dodgers were still in Brooklyn,the baseball Giants still in New York,the Lakers in Minneapolis,and the President Of The United States (Ike) was someone you could believe in. Yes those were good times and this was a good show that had a good run.The Real McCoys had a great cast with Walter Brennan doing his best as the lead as Granpa,and doing well as usual.A young Richard Crenna starting out what would be a fantastic acting career who would have thought of it him being on this show.Madge Blake was on this show,Aunt Harriet from Batman.And a young Kathleen Nolan,yes this was a fine show with some good humor and some good lessons learned about life sprinkled in. You don't get TV like this anymore,of course we don't.Dawson's Creek and other shows like it have meant the end of televison with a sense of humor and with some heart to it.Now shows are filled with self pity,characters that are selfish,and with tons of sarcasm to them.Shows like the new "Get Real and Freeks and Geeks" reflect what we have become to our regret.When people look back at the 1990's they are sure to remember it as an age of anger and disillusionment. We can look back at the 1950's though.Not a perfect age.But a great time for Americans and shows like "The Real McCoys" with a happy and stable family living on a farm enjoying life rather than cursing it,give us an example of who we were.A good show with some good humor, and thanks to TNN now not to be forgotten.

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