Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

TV Series  |   |  Adventure, History, Western
7.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.6/10 from 776 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 4 critic

Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 42 titles
created 24 Aug 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 11 Dec 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 06 Mar 2013
 
a list of 38 titles
created 08 Oct 2013
 
a list of 8 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Daniel Boone" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Daniel Boone (1964–1970)

Daniel Boone (1964–1970) on IMDb 7.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Daniel Boone.

User Polls

Episodes

Seasons


Years



6   5   4   3   2   1  
1970   1969   1968   1967   1966   1965   … See all »
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Daniel Boone (1936)
Adventure | History | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In 1775, Daniel Boone settles Kentucky, despite menacing Indians and renegade whites.

Director: David Howard
Stars: George O'Brien, Heather Angel, John Carradine
Gunsmoke (1955–1975)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Marshal Matt Dillon keeps the peace in the rough and tumble Dodge City.

Stars: James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake
Bonanza (1959–1973)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Stars: Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker
Wagon Train (1957–1965)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »

Stars: Frank McGrath, Terry Wilson, Robert Horton
Rawhide (1959–1965)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive; he is assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into characters and adventures along the way.

Stars: Clint Eastwood, Paul Brinegar, Steve Raines
F Troop (1965–1967)
Comedy | War | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote US Army outpost in the Wild West.

Stars: Forrest Tucker, Larry Storch, Ken Berry
Ironside (1967–1975)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Wheelchair-bound detective Robert T. Ironside battles the bad guys on the streets of San Francisco.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Don Galloway, Don Mitchell
Hawaii Five-O (1968–1980)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett.

Stars: Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong
Black Sheep Squadron (1976–1978)
Action | War | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The dramatized World War II adventures of US Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington and his Marine Attack Squadron 214, AKA The Black Sheep Squadron.

Stars: Robert Conrad, Simon Oakland, Dana Elcar
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Daniel Boone leads a party of settlers into Kentucky to find the town of Boonesborough. Along the way, he meets and falls in love with a lovely, red-haired servant named Rebecca and must vie with the gambler, Jim Santee for her affection.

Director: George Sherman
Stars: Fess Parker, Ed Ames, Patricia Blair
The Fess Parker Show (TV Short 1974)
Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Fess Hamilton is a recently widowed man who must cope with three feisty daughters. His best friend Boomer is also recently widowed and tries to raise three young sons. In the pilot, he must... See full summary »

Director: Don Weis
Stars: Fess Parker, Cindy Eilbacher, Dawn Lyn
The F.B.I. (1965–1974)
Drama | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The cases of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Stars: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Philip Abbott, Marvin Miller
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Daniel Boone (165 episodes, 1964-1970)
...
 Rebecca Boone / ... (118 episodes, 1964-1970)
...
 Israel Boone / ... (110 episodes, 1964-1970)
...
 Cincinnatus (81 episodes, 1964-1970)
...
 Mingo / ... (72 episodes, 1964-1968)
Edit

Storyline

Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 September 1964 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Дэниэл Бун  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(165 episodes)

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

According to an interview with Veronica Cartwright, she left the series because the producers wanted to have her character of Jemima Boone involved in more mature situations, such as budding romantic relationships. Patricia Blair did not like this because it made her feel too old, so she threatened to leave the series if Cartwright was not let go from the series. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Forest (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Daniel Boone
by Lionel Newman and Vera Matson
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Enjoyable, Kid-Friendly & Refreshingly Non-PC!
29 August 2006 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

The "Daniel Boone" series is uneven in its qualities, but overall its a good program. Fess Parker presents a stoic, humble and admirable Daniel Boone, who fights for fair play. Blood and gore is kept to a minimum, but there is still plenty of adventure and suspense. The acting by lesser characters is sometimes poor, especially in some of the middle and later episodes, but Parker, Ed Ames, Patricia Blair and Dallas McKennon keep things good. And the show is meant to be fun. While it often presents a moral, it doesn't have the dreary, preachy quality that so many shows from the '70s onwards have.

There are historical inaccuracies, such as Eastern Woodland Indians living in teepees rather than wigwams, Whites not always wearing the costumes of the time, a mixed-up chronology, and Daniel having the ability to quickly dash off from Kentucky to the eastern colonies almost at will. And some episodes with historical figures such as Lafayette, Aaron Burr, Beaumarchais and Patrick Henry are fictionalized. On the other hand, the show preserves some of the spirit of the frontier and the period, which is not often seen these days. Also, the real Daniel Boone was a humane, honorable man who was highly respected by many Indians and Whites of his day, as he is portrayed in the series.

Its very striking how different "Daniel Boone" is compared with current-day movies and TV shows. In "Daniel Boone," Daniel and his half-breed friend Mingo are definitely heroes. Mingo, who was taken to England as a boy and educated at Oxford, has a deep love for classical European literature, music and philosophy. The goodness of the American Revolutionary cause is assumed. While some of the enemy British soldiers and Indians are treacherous, several of them are also shown as being decent and honorable. Daniel and many of his friends believe in and fight for freedom, private property, law and civilization. Some of the white frontiersmen are bad, but some are good, and many are just trying to find a better life in Kentucky for their families.

If "Daniel Boone" was produced by the politically-correct and supposedly "open-minded, enlightened" Hollywood people of today, Daniel would be a psychologically-conflicted man, continually fighting his rapacious urges that stem from his white culture. Mingo would decide to go completely native and would be continually ashamed of his British education. Daniel's Indian enemies would be shown as wholly noble and innocent, and they would never commit any atrocities unless in retaliation for worse ones done by the Whites. The American Revolutionaries would get their only legitimate ideas from the Indians. And the worst villains of all would be the English, since in today's Hollywood the pre-Socialist English are considered the world's worst villains ever. Anyone who has closely studied history knows that these politically-correct stereotypes are far from the truth, but its shocking how prevalent they are today.

Therefore, with its flaws, "Daniel Boone" still presents entertaining stories, admirable characters, and some of the fighting spirit and concern for fair play of the past, and that's enough for it to earn good marks with me.


29 of 42 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Gone from MeTV boylang
Daniel Boone gone from MeTV after May 3, 2013 clearcreeker77
I'm related to Daniel Boone helena_hawkins
Jemima Spinner425
R.I.P. Fess Parker wmarkley
TV LAND MARATHON! hanneybean
Discuss Daniel Boone (1964) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page