In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice.
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 »
Stu Bailey and Jeff Spencer were the wisecracking, womanizing private detective heroes of this Warner Brothers drama. Stu and Jeff worked out of an office located at 77 Sunset Strip in Los ... See full summary »
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.,
Combat!, a one-hour WWII drama series on television, followed a frontline American infantry squad as they battled their way across Europe. With mud-splattered realism, the show offered ... See full summary »
In this Western series, Jason McCord, the only survivor of the Battle of Bitter Creek, is court-martialed and kicked out of the Army because of his alleged cowardice. Rather than demean the good name of the Army commander who was actually to blame for the massacre, McCord travels the Old West trying to restore his good name and reputation. Written by
Marty McKee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I won't say it was the cream of the crop of TV westerns, as far as production goes, but it's premise was...
I disagree most strongly with the first comment, McCord did try to clear his name many times, just not at the cost of others, and McCord, a wronged man, a pariah, would indeed, have to drift from town to town.
If he stayed too long he would likely be strung from a tree...
I too watched this on late night TV, in fact it's still on the New York City ABC affiliate, as a late night time filler.
That's an undeserved legacy.
In the current climate of turning past TV series into big-budget films, this is a no-brainer.
I'd be interested to know if the property's being sought after.
They'd be morons not to include theme song somewhere, it is really stunning.
10 of 16 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?