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 Chief Marshal Simon Fry / ... (76 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 Deputy Clay McCord / ... (75 episodes, 1959-1961)
Read Morgan ...
 Sergeant Hapgood Tasker / ... (36 episodes, 1959-1961)
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The Deputy is Clay McCord, a storekeeper in 1880's Silver City, Arizona Territories, who is an expert shot, but refuses to use his gun because he believes they are the major cause of frontier violence. However, he is persuaded many times to be The Deputy to help keep order when the Chief Marshal Simon Fry is out of town. Written by Pilot TV Network

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12 September 1959 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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Henry Fonda's first television series was this western, set in the Arizona territory in 1880 (as Fonda's character often said during an opening narration on many episodes.) Fonda's sequences were shot all at once each season so that he would be free the rest of the year to pursue film and theater work. See more »

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IMDb mistake
25 August 2006 | by (Studio City, CA) – See all my reviews

Beware. The DVD cover presented by IMDb and the DVD from Amazon.com are not from this series. Legendary Lawmen is a different series. The Deputy has not been released on DVD or VHS as of September 1, 2006. Some of the episode copyrights were renewed by Universal City Studios, Inc., which now is owned by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), which is owned by General Electric (GE).

Also, the program music theme by Jack Marshall is under copyright so even if some episodes are in public domain, the theme music is under copyright. There were seventy-six episodes produced by Top Gun Productions.


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