The adventures of a professional lumber salvager and his friends in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada.
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Bruno Gerussi ...
 Nick Adonidas / ... (218 episodes, 1972-1990)
Robert Clothier ...
 Relic Phillips / ... (214 episodes, 1972-1990)
Pat John ...
 Jesse Jim / ... (196 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 / ... (103 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)
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 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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1 October 1972 (Canada)  »

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Strandpiraten  »

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With a run of 18 years (from 1972 to 1990), this series was the longest running Canadian dramatic prime time TV production in Canadian history. It was canceled as a result of CBC budget cuts and declining viewer ship due to frequently shifting time slots. See more »

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Followed by The New Beachcombers (2002) See more »

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Like the surf upon the beach, life rolls on...
13 August 2004 | by (Paris, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

I grew up in the Muskoka area in Ontario and remember watching The Beachcombers every Sunday evening. It was one of the last shows of the evening we were allowed to stay up and watch before bed time. It really is hard to believe "Nick" and "Relic" are both gone. They will be forever remembered with a fondness that a lot of Canadians felt for the show. So many of our Canadian icons have fallen the last few years that it serves to remind us how quickly time passes. Nick, Relic, Mr. Dressup, Friendly Giant all legends in their own right to a generation of thankful youngsters who are quickly entering into the final leg of their own journey through life. Let the younger "Boomers" reflect on their own childhood and bring The Beachcombers back to Mollys Reach and Edmonton and Bracebridge and Halifax...


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