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, ... See full summary »
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 Charlie Wooster (272 episodes, 1957-1965)
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 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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18 September 1957 (USA)  »

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Major Adams, Trail Master  »

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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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Ward Bond's final acting project. Bond died of a heart attack during the fourth season. No explanation was ever given on the show for Seth Adams' disappearance. See more »

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Referenced in Whistle Down the Wind (1961) See more »

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Wagon Train
Written by Henri Rene and Bob Russell
(Season 1 only)
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Wagon Train - Robert Horton
27 April 2005 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

I'm not quite sure how your website allows for the addition of biographical information - so I'm entering this comment in this forum in the hope that you might be able to add this to Mr. Horton's biographical sketch. I thought that your readers would find it interesting - as I did - that Mr. Horton wrote the biography for his character Flint McCullough in Wagon Train.

At the Western Film Festival in Tombstone Arizona (2004) - Mr. Horton stated that since the writers often changed from episode to episode - he wrote the biography for Flint McCullough - to ensure consistency for his character across all episodes. For example - one writer would write his character as an expert horseman - and the next would write his character as being less than expert with horses.


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