The Dakotas (1962– )

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Marshal Ragan and his deputies maintain the peace in the Badlands of the Dakota Territory.

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Larry Ward ...
 Marshal Frank Ragan / ... (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Deputy J.D. Smith (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
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 Deputy Del Stark (20 episodes, 1962-1963)
Michael Greene ...
 Deputy Vance Porter (19 episodes, 1962-1963)
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Marshal Ragan and his deputies maintain the peace in the Badlands of the Dakota Territory.

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(20 episodes)

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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Larry Ward, Jack Elam, and Michael Greene never take their shirts off in this series. Chad Everett takes his shirt off in "Mutiny at Fort Mercy, "Fargo," and "The Chooser of the Slain." See more »

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An excellent series
2 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I've always loved westerns. Some shows I can remember well from the late 60s, while other earlier shows are just vague and fond memories, or forgotten over the decades. I couldn't recall what category The Dakotas came under - forgotten or never seen - but as Jack Elam was a long time favourite actor of mine I decided to get a couple of episodes on DVD. I was stunned. The episodes were gripping, atmospheric, hard-edged. Jack Elam was brilliant in it. I'd have to say that I never saw the series in the 60s, as it's not one easily forgotten. I have since acquired all the episodes and am still watching them. There hasn't been an episode that has disappointed me yet. What a shame there were only 20 of them. What a shame.


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