The Beachcombers (1972–1990)

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The adventures of a professional lumber salvager and his friends in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada.

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Bruno Gerussi ...
 Nick Adonidas / ... (217 episodes, 1972-1990)
Robert Clothier ...
 Relic Phillips / ... (213 episodes, 1972-1990)
Pat John ...
 Jesse Jim / ... (195 episodes, 1972-1990)
Joe Austin ...
 Captain Jack O'Gorman / ... (151 episodes, 1972-1990)
Jackson Davies ...
 Constable John Constable / ... (108 episodes, 1975-1990)
Rae Brown ...
 Molly Carmody / ... (102 episodes, 1972-1986)
Charlene Aleck ...
 Sara Jim / ... (95 episodes, 1976-1990)
Marianne Jones ...
 Laurel (92 episodes, 1982-1990)
Cory Douglas ...
 Tommy (91 episodes, 1982-1990)
Dion Luther ...
 Pat O'Gorman (90 episodes, 1979-1990)
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This series chronicles the adventures of a professional lumber salvager and his friends in British Columbia, Canada as they try to live their lives while preventing the local pest, Relic, from ruining it. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Budget cuts also scuttled a planned revival of the series in the early 2000s, though a TV movie sequel (albeit with only a few original cast members since Gerussi and Clothier had long since died) was made in 2002. See more »

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Classic Canadian Programming
8 August 1999 | by (Malton, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

There is not a Canadian over the age of 25 that is not familiar with Nick and his life in Gibson's Landing as portrayed on The Beachcombers. To me, there is no CBC series that has become an icon as The Beachcombers have. The strongest was the first 5 season, 1971-1976, before the show lost Hughie and Jesse. Of course, as any long running series (Canada's longest), many original cast members left and in the end, it was only Nick and Relic. A bit hokey, but that was the CBC back then. Filmed on location on the British Columbian coast.


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