Riverboat (1959–1961)

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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.

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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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Grey Holden wins a river boat in a poker game which he then captains,along with his crew, in various adventures along the Mississippi river. This action series is set in 19th century America.

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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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Why are the credits on older TV series so screwed up?
24 December 2006 | by (East Syracuse NY) – See all my reviews

This was a very good series. In each town the riverboat stopped in, some little drama would take place, with crew members getting involved in the local intrigue. The plots were always watchable and interesting, with occasional but excellent humor, and the acting was first rate. Darren McGavin was dashing as the captain (think Kolchak minus fifteen years).

Darren McGavin was the star of this series. Yet, on his page, he's credited with being in one episode, and on this page appears not at all. IMDb's television series pages used to be pretty accurate, now a lot of stars show as limited guests on their own shows. What happened?


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