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Release Date:
6 September 1966 (USA) See more »
Hi Lo, Texas is home to down on their luck cowboys Howdy Lewis and Ben Jones. They're in debt to Jim Ed Love... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 17)

Ron Hayes ... Ben Jones (17 episodes, 1966-1967)

Chill Wills ... Jim Ed Love (17 episodes, 1966-1967)

Patrick Wayne ... 'Howdy' Lewis / ... (17 episodes, 1966-1967)

Series Directed by
Hollingsworth Morse (8 episodes, 1966-1967)
Alexander Singer (4 episodes, 1966)
Tom Gries (2 episodes, 1966)
Allen Reisner (2 episodes, 1966)
Series Writing credits
Max Evans (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Marion Hargrove (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Milton S. Gelman (3 episodes, 1966)
Stanley Adams (2 episodes, 1966)
George F. Slavin (2 episodes, 1966)

Series Produced by
Ed Adamson .... producer (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Palmer Thompson .... associate producer (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Series Original Music by
Jeff Alexander (1 episode, 1966)
Series Film Editing by
Marvin Adelson (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Jeff Alexander .... composer: theme music (17 episodes, 1966-1967)
Lyn Murray .... music score (17 episodes, 1966-1967)

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USA:30 min (17 episodes)
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Follows The Rounders (1965)See more »


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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
No comparison to the great film ........., 2 June 2006
Author: revdrcac from United States

The Rounders was a fantastic western comedy of 1965 that paired Glenn Ford with Henry Fonda . That film is a classic of the period and remains a favorite of western fans. This TV series was a poor attempt to reignite the chemistry of the film. The experiment failed.

Chill Wills reprized his role as the shady rancher, Jim Ed Love .... and he was hilarious in the role. Unfortunately, Ford and Fonda are sorely missed in this series. The writing was not up to the standard of the film ---- and the end result was this mediocre, short-lived western series.

Stick with the big-screen version, this series failed to deliver.

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