Laramie (1959–1963)

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It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight ... See full summary »

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John Smith ...
 Slim Sherman (121 episodes, 1959-1963)
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 Jess Harper (121 episodes, 1959-1963)
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 Daisy Cooper / ... (58 episodes, 1961-1963)
Dennis Holmes ...
 Mike Williams / ... (57 episodes, 1961-1963)
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It is the 1870s in Wyoming Territory. Slim Sherman and his 14-year-old brother Andy try to hang on to their ranch after their father is shot by a land grabber. They augment their slight cattle ranch income by serving as a stagecoach station near Laramie. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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15 September 1959 (USA)  »

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Am Fuß der Blauen Berge  »

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(September 1959 - August 1961)| (September 1961 - September 1963)

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1.33 : 1
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The show was huge in Japan. It got a whopping 43% rating, became one of the most successful American TV series. When Robert Fuller came to Japan in 1961, about 100 thousand fans welcomed him at Haneda airport. During his visit, Fuller was invited to dinner with then prime minister Hayato Ikeda. Even the Beatles did not receive such an enthusiastic welcome when they first came to Japan in 1966. See more »

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JESS HARPER WAS MY FIRST TRUE LOVE!!!!!
4 June 2000 | by (WICHITA KANSAS) – See all my reviews

Marry me, marry me, way out in laramie. That was the first line in the song. Slim Sherman, with his white blonde hair, slow easy smile, and gentle ways.was wonderful, but it was Jess Harper who had my little five year old heart. Deep voice, wickedly mischievious eyes, and hey, he just looked great in a cowboy hat.The show was for families. Something you dont see much of anymore Spring Byington,as the somewhat flustered Aunt Daisy, was an anchor. A kind of ditzy but loving MOM figure. For me it rated right up there with the Rifleman, Bonanza, Wagon Train, Gunsmoke and The Virginian. They always had a message of love, loyalty,morals, human values and pride. Laramie was exciting.It had heart. It was serious, funny, a bit violent very much like real life is now, or then, or a hundred years ago. I miss Laramie I would love to see it amoung the western rerun line-up. making the rounds of nostalgia television.I feel it would fare just fine on todays T.V.It would'nt hurt to let our kids learn some of the charicture building examples,shows like Laramie can teach.


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