The Westerner (1960– )

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Laconic cowboy Dave Blasingame wanders the Wild West with his faithful dog Brown and the occasional companionship of pal Burgundy Smith.

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1960
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 Dave Blassingame (13 episodes, 1960)
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Laconic cowboy Dave Blasingame wanders the Wild West with his faithful dog Brown and the occasional companionship of pal Burgundy Smith.

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(13 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

One episode of this series, "Line Camp," was the basis for the feature film Will Penny (1968). The episode and the film were both written and directed by 'Tom Gries'. See more »

Quotes

[a Mexican bandito bars Dave way out of town]
Dave Blassingame: Habla Englisa?
[the gunslinger nods]
Dave Blassingame: Sure you do, you miserable hind end of a coyote. Just tryin' to be agreeable. Now look here what I got for you
[Dave unsheathes his rifle]
Dave Blassingame: See? Ain't it purdy? How'd you like to have that, you bushwhackin' hamstringer?
[as the gunslinger reaches for the rifle Dave smacks him with the rifle butt]
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Referenced in Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (2004) See more »

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An excellent episode called "The Old Man"
18 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This well done episode of the Westerner with Brian Keith as a laid back cowboy wandering into a Land dispute between a dying old man and his grandson (old man played by that great character actor Sam Jaffe...before Ben Casey fame) against the no good baddies led by that great "heavy" of them all Robert Wilke. It was well acted by all...the old man wouldn't give up his property...Mr. Wilke telling him to give up or die! Brian Keith is as cool as anyone stepping up to help the old man and his grandson...incidentally originally the baddies stole his horse and "Blassingame" was trying to get even! Very well-acted episode of this rarely seen series from 1960-61. I'm glad the western channel has resurrected this old gem of a series from Sam Peckinpah.


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