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 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991) See more »

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Nothing less than brilliant...
28 June 2001 | by (Burnet, Texas (USA)) – See all my reviews

This show was nothing less than brilliant. I saw it when it was first out, when I was in my last year of high school. I knew it was too good to be true then, and, sure enough, I was right.

It is to westerns on television what Fawlty Towers was to comedy. Yes, it was that good...


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