Zorro (1957–1959)

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Don Diego de la Vega opposes the corrupt tyrants of Spanish California as the masked swordsman, Zorro.

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 Don Diego de la Vega / ... (82 episodes, 1957-1961)
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 Bernardo (82 episodes, 1957-1961)
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 Don Alejandro de la Vega / ... (48 episodes, 1957-1961)
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The only son of Don Alejandro returns to 1820s California to fight the corrupt local military. He plays the foppish dandy by day and the masked swordsman Zorro who slashes "Z"s everywhere by night. His horses (black and white) are Tornado and Phantom. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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This became the third Disney produced series to be running in the same season, joining Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954) and The Mickey Mouse Club (1955). See more »

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Garcia: [to Cpl. Reyes] The next time I want some idiot to guard a prisoner, I shall do it myself!
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Fantastic series
8 October 2003 | by (Massachusetts, USA) – See all my reviews

This show was a real treat, both on ABC from 1957 to 1959, and on the Disney Channel, with its blend of adventure and comedy. Excellent cast!

I am sorry that the series did not film further episodes, because it was superb. I saw it as a kid in syndication in 1965-66, and then again in 2002 on the Disney Channel.

"Zorro" had to have been the "Batman" of the late 1950s. Indeed, in the comic version of "Batman" it is Zorro whom Bruce Wayne considers his role model. After living in Texas and the Southwest, I can appreciate the series even more. I just wish Disney would bring it back, and that someone would revive the series. It was so interesting!


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