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)
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 Carney Kohler (42 episodes, 1959-1961)
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 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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Adventure | Western

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13 September 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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Trivia

Burt Reynolds left the show in the middle of the first season because of behind-the-scenes disputes with Darren McGavin. He was replaced by Noah Beery Jr. when the show's second season began. See more »

Goofs

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

Connections

Spoofed in The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show: Darren McGavin (1959) See more »

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Puchase of Riverboat
9 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

15 Episodes of "Riverboat" are available from Timeless Media.com and can be purchased from Amazon.com and Deepdiscount.com as well. This is a great series and unless I am mistaken it depicts travel on the Missippippi in the antebellum period not after the Civil War. As I student of history I think the time period of the costumes fit that period. As always Darren McGavin turns in a sterling performance and a young Burt Reynolds just learning his craft is great as the pilot. Also some very prominent guest stars like Debra Paget and John Ireland appear on the show. Take my word for it and get this series. This brought back a lot of fond memories for me. I remember watching it as a child.


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