Bearcats! (1971– )
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Just before World War I, two adventurers are hired to bring back a hijacked train from Mexico.





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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Chucho Morales
Cyrus Davenport
Paco Morales
Beth Parkinson
Miss Baker
Ricardo Sandoval
Juanita Sierra-Perez
Joe De Santis ...
Col. Delgado
Pablo Sandoval
William D. Gordon
Sheriff Lynch (as Jim L. Brown)
Todd Martin


A Mexican bandit is about to be executed in the United States. So his brother takes over a train and holds the passengers as hostages unless his brother is released. Now both the Americans and Mexicans are baffled as to what to do. But one of the passengers, who wrote the letter for their captor, has a suggestion; call Hank Brackett and Johnny Reech, two mercenaries. Which they do. And as expected they do come up with a plan but the President of the Railroad is not sure if it will work. Written by <>

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1971 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Made for television as the pilot for the series Bearcats! (1971) See more »


Hank Bracket: You know, my partner's an old hand at these necktie parties.
Miss Baker: Oh?
Hank Bracket: No, really. The first one I attended, he was the guest of honor. That's where I found him. I just plucked him out of a cottonwood tree... and he wasn't very ripe either.
Johnny Reach: I'd be swingin' there yet if old Hank hadn't happened by... and spoke up from the other end of a double-stacked blowgun.
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Great 70s Western!
9 February 2013 | by (Green Bay, WI) – See all my reviews

Just watched it again and still love it. I was 13 when I first saw this movie and it grabbed me from the opening sequence. The musical score, the Bearcat car, Rod Taylor and Dennis Cole...and the impossible job. Very much in the vain of "Guns of Navarone" except in the Mexican desert--an impossible job but a small group of men, specialists, might pull it off. The characters are strong and fun to be with. This movie introduced me to Rod Taylor and I have been a fan ever since. The sad thing is this movie has drifted off the radar screen. It never shows up on old movie channels. I fear it will fade away. It's too bad, because it is a really solid movie and well worth the time. The style is definitely 70s and so is the script, with its double ententes and sexual innuendos. One bit of trivia, the actress who played Juanita Sierra-Perez is Luciana Paluzzi, she played the femme fatale in the James Bond classic "Thunderball."

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