Cowboy in Africa (1967–1968)

TV Series  |   |  Adventure
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 29 users  
Reviews: 1 user

Rodeo champion Jim Sinclair is hired by Commander Hayes to introduce modern methods to his game ranch in Kenya. His Navajo blood brother John Henry helps; 10-year-old orphan Samson adopts them.

Creators:

,
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

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

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 20 titles
created 08 Apr 2011
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 17 Sep 2011
 
a list of 430 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 
a list of 186 titles
created 06 May 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Cowboy in Africa" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Cowboy in Africa (1967–1968)

Cowboy in Africa (1967–1968) on IMDb 6.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Cowboy in Africa.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1968   1967  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Adventure | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An American cowboy is hired to work on a ranch in Africa, and winds up having to fight predators, both the four- and two-legged kinds.

Director: Andrew Marton
Stars: Hugh O'Brian, John Mills, Nigel Green
Branded (1965–1966)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

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.

Stars: Chuck Connors, Chuck Hamilton, William Bryant
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Aliens come to Earth seeking scientists to help them in their war.

Directors: Joseph M. Newman, Jack Arnold
Stars: Jeff Morrow, Faith Domergue, Rex Reason
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Sidney Poitier, Claudia McNeil, Ruby Dee
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Men capture the creature from the Black Lagoon and make him an aquarium attraction, from which he escapes.

Director: Jack Arnold
Stars: John Agar, Lori Nelson, John Bromfield
Cat Ballou (1965)
Comedy | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A woman seeking revenge for her murdered father hires a famous gunman, but he's very different from what she expects.

Director: Elliot Silverstein
Stars: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan
Soylent Green (1973)
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

With the world ravaged by the greenhouse effect and overpopulation, an NYPD detective investigates the murder of a CEO with ties to the world's main food supply.

Director: Richard Fleischer
Stars: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young
Crime | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A woman framed for her husband's murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can't be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Director: Bruce Beresford
Stars: Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood
Cat Ballou I (TV Movie 1971)
Western | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A pretty ranch owner hires a drunken gunslinger and his two companions to protect her ranch from outlaws and build a school for local children.

Director: Jerry Paris
Stars: Lesley Ann Warren, Jack Elam, Tom Nardini
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Jim Sinclair (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Tom Nardini ...
 John Henry (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Ronald Howard ...
 Wing Commander Hayes (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Gerald Edwards ...
 Samson (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Edit

Storyline

Rodeo champion Jim Sinclair is hired by Commander Hayes to introduce modern methods to his game ranch in Kenya. His Navajo blood brother John Henry helps; 10-year-old orphan Samson adopts them.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

africa | spin off | See All (2) »

Genres:

Adventure

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 September 1967 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cowboy Afrikassa  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The character names remained the same as those in Africa: Texas Style (1967) although all but one actor was recast. John Henry continued to be played by Tom Nardini. See more »

Connections

Follows Africa: Texas Style (1967) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Rip-roaring Rodeo in Africa.
9 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Square-jawed, super tall Chuck Connors takes on Africa. One of Ivan Tors' series based on Tors' own 1967 movie, "Africa, Texas Style" starring Hugh O'Brien.

A retired British Commander hires Texas Cowboy Jim Sinclair (Chuck Connors) to help him teach the Masai how to domesticate wild animals American Style.

As a Chuck Connors fan, I was glad to see him back in action after a bad run on "Branded," an unusually silly Western series that had him going town to town running from a charge of cowardice in the U.S. Cavalry.

Was this better? In some ways. Not a great series, but definitely fun. It was running around the time of the Tarzan with Ron Ely and Daktari (whose theme song went "Daktari - Daktari - Daktari, Daktari, Daktari")

  • both, shows about Africa.




I don't remember much about the series, except, Jim Sinclair dressed in Safari garb, carried a big carbine rifle, and rode a horse.

Also, I remember lots and lots of African animals. It wasn't that great of a series, but it kept me entertained. Nothing Connors did could rival "The Rifleman," I don't believe.


12 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
looking for Cowboy in Africa episodes katselks
Needing more DVD's of this show mitchrmp
Discuss Cowboy in Africa (1967) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page