Here Come the Brides (1968–1970)

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The adventures of a logging work team and the marriageable single women sent to them in post-American Civil War Seattle in the Washington Territory.

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Complete series cast summary:
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 Jason Bolt (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Bobby Sherman ...
 Jeremy Bolt (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
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 Joshua Bolt (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Bridget Hanley ...
 Candy Pruitt (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
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 Aaron Stempel (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
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 Lottie Hatfield (52 episodes, 1968-1970)
Susan Tolsky ...
 Biddie Cloom / ... (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
Henry Beckman ...
 Capt. Roland Francis Clancey / ... (42 episodes, 1968-1970)
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 Ben / ... (31 episodes, 1968-1970)
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To avoid losing their logging crew, the Bolt brothers bring 100 prospective brides from Massachusetts to Seattle, using money borrowed from sawmill owner Stempel. Should one of the girls decide to go home, or should they fail to meet Stempel's timber quotas, they will still lose their mountain to him. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Arrivano le spose  »

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The opening theme music was changed in the middle of the first season from an instrumental only version, to a version with lyrics. See more »

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Spun-off from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) See more »

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Seattle
by Jack Keller, Hugo Montenegro and Ernie Sheldon
Sung by The New Establishment
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Terrible Title -- Great Show
4 June 1999 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

"Here Come the Brides" sounded like one of the worst bits of schlock to hit the tube when it was being advertised for TV's fall line-up in the 1968-69 season. At the enlightened age of 12, I was far too sophisticated for such drivel. Imagine my surprise when, being forced to watch the show by a controlling older sister, I actually LIKED it. It fast became my favorite program at that time -- I was enormously moved by its heart and its humanity. By today's standards it probably seems pretty tame and trite stuff, but back then, it was different and courageous and had a voice that spoke to me. My favorite episode was titled, I think, "The Rainmaker". Jack Albertson guest starred as The Rainmaker, the shyster who is nevertheless magical enough to cure Jeremy's (Bobby Sherman) stuttering by presenting him with a magic stone. When The Rainmaker is revealed as a fraud, Jeremy's faith is shattered, and his stuttering returns tenfold. That's when Big Brother Jason Bolt lovingly explains to Jeremy that neither The Rainmaker nor the Magic Stone cured Jeremy's stuttering -- Jeremy had done it on his own. Jeremy, convinced, launches into a passionate, and flawless, speech, defending The Rainmaker to the rest of Seattle. Corny? Yup. But I'll tell you what -- that episode of "Brides" helped this 12 year old to believe in himself. Those characters in "Brides", especially the Bolt Brothers, still live within me, and I'm grateful for it.


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