Wagon Train (1957–1965)

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Nominated for 7 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Complete series cast summary:
Frank McGrath ...
 Charlie Wooster (272 episodes, 1957-1965)
Terry Wilson ...
 Bill Hawks / ... (267 episodes, 1957-1965)
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 Flint McCullough / ... (187 episodes, 1957-1962)
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 Christopher Hale / ... (152 episodes, 1959-1965)
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 Major Seth Adams (134 episodes, 1957-1961)
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Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, but good-at-heart Major Seth Adams, backed up by his competent frontier scout, Flint McCullough. After Adams and McCullough, the wagon train was led by the avuncular Christopher Hale along with new scouts Duke Shannon and Cooper Smith. Many stories featured the trustworthy assistant wagonmaster Bill Hawks, grizzled old cook Charlie Wooster and a young orphan, Barnaby West. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Drama | Western

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18 September 1957 (USA)  »

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(252 episodes) (season-1-6 and 8) | (32 episodes) (season 7)

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(Seasons 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8)| (Season 5)

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1.33 : 1
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Gene Roddenberry described his original concept of Star Trek (1966) as "Wagon Train in space". See more »

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Referenced in Leave It to Beaver: Miss Landers' Fiance (1960) See more »

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Wagon Train Theme
Written by Sammy Fain and Jack Brooks
Performed by Johnny O'Neill
(Season 2 only)
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Wagon Train
8 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Would like to know why Wagon Train is never shown in reruns. It was one of my favorite westerns and I would love to see the episodes again. I remember watching it every week with my Dad (who also loved westerns), in fact, the first time my future husband came to my house, we were watching Wagon Train, and he watched it with us, even though he didn't really care for westerns! It's a wonder we made it together, but we have been married now for 43, almost 44 years. I really preferred Ward Bond as the wagon master, but of course, he died and they had to replace him. Flint McCullough was my favorite character. I thought he had the most exciting role, being the one who always went ahead to check things out for the rest of the wagon train.


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