Riverboat (1959–1961)

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 Captain Grey Holden (42 episodes, 1959-1961)
Dick Wessel ...
 Carney Kohler (42 episodes, 1959-1961)
Jack Lambert ...
 Joshua Walcek / ... (23 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Ben Frazer (20 episodes, 1959-1960)
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 Chip Kessler (17 episodes, 1959-1960)
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13 September 1959 (USA)  »

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Aventureros del Misisipi  »

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(44 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Captain Grey Holden's riverboat was named "Enterprise". See more »

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Despite taking place in the Antebellum South, there were no African Americans on the show. See more »

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Trivia....re Burt Reynolds.
17 February 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This was a very good television series for its day. What should be noted is that McGavin and Reynolds had a feud during this television series. I seem to recall it was around who's the actual star/salary paid/whatever?. To my knowledge, these two haven't been friendly since ~ almost 50 years! They don't mention each other's name when commenting about this show. It's VERY hard to ensure we get a "maximum 1000 words or a minimum of 10 lines" as per your posting guidelines, when our comments, while they may be valid after your review, may not meet this criteria. Perhaps you could consider LOWERING this guideline for some of us avid contributors!?


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