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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Series cast summary:
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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Followed by A Beachcombers Christmas (2004) See more »

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The most enjoyable television show ever made.
25 October 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I grew up with The Beachcombers. As soon as the school holidays came I would excitedly check the tv guide to see if my favourite show would be on again. The Beachcombers is yet another example of the excellent quality of distinctly Canadian shows only the CBC could make. "Stoney Plains" and "Ritter's Cove" were also very enjoyable shows. I fell in love with The Beachcombers...even ol' Relic, and developed a fascination for stunningly beautiful Canada. The Beachcombers is a wonderful, feel good show...loads of good fun and laughs and a little sadness. It was very easy to become addicted to. I can honestly say it is still the most enjoyable series I have ever watched and I think always will be.


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