The Virginian (1962–1971)

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The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more ... See full summary »

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Complete series cast summary:
 Trampas (249 episodes, 1962-1971)
 The Virginian (249 episodes, 1962-1971)
 Judge Henry Garth / ... (120 episodes, 1962-1966)
Sara Lane ...
 Elizabeth Grainger (105 episodes, 1966-1970)
 Emmett Ryker / ... (104 episodes, 1963-1968)


The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Col. MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more based on character and relationships than the usual western. Written by Ed Stephan <>

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Gallop along with this loner who has a lot of friends. He must - this is his seventh big season. Ninety exciting minutes of Western action. (season seven) See more »




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19 September 1962 (USA)  »

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The Men from Shiloh  »

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Betsy (Roberta Shore), the daughter of Judge Garth, is actually adopted, a fact mentioned only in the second episode of the series, "Woman from White Wing." See more »


John Grainger is introduced in season five as Elizabeth Grainger's grandfather. When John dies and Clay Grainger inherits Shiloh Ranch, he is identified as John Grainger's brother and, presumably, Elizabeth's granduncle. But by the time of a season seven episode, "Girl in the Shadows", the story has changed and Clay is the elder brother of Elizabeth's father which would make him John Grainger's son, not brother. See more »


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Currently Airing on Retro Television network
8 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"The Virginian" TV series airs currently on Retro Television Network on Sunday mornings at 8A.M. EST and 9:30 A.M. EST. Check your cable or satellite guides for the RTN channel or the digital sub-channel of your local affiliate. Retro television network is a service for local channels to use on one of their digital sub-channels; as soon as a local channel adds the service then it can be added to a satellite or cable service lineup. This is a great series, each episode almost equal in quality to a 90 minute movie (minus commercial time of course.) If you're interested in seeing this series contact your local channels about adding the Retro television network as a digital sub-channel. if you've never seen this series you're in for a great treat, sure it's long, being 90 minutes, there were only 3 90 minute westerns on TV over the years and this is by far the best. Wagon Train is a close second, and that also air son RTN, Sundays at Noon EST.

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