Sam McCloud is a rustic country sheriff from a rural part of the United States. He travels to the big city and joins the police force, using his country ways and laid-back approach to nab the bad guys.
Classic anthology series, which details the personal lives of the men and women of the Los Angeles Police Department. The stories ranged from highly dramatic to extremely funny. Even though... See full summary »
Prospector Luke Carpenter was frozen in suspended animation in the year 1900 while panning for gold in Alaska. He was successfully thawed and returned home perfectly preserved at 33 years ... See full summary »
Correspondence-school law graduate Tom Brewster travels west to seek his fortune. Unfortunately, his "cowboy" abilities leave a lot to be desired and earn him the nickname "Sugarfoot" which... See full summary »
Don 'Red' Barry
A group of young people crash land on a deserted island that was a never used atomic bomb test site. With the world thinking that they were all killed, "The New People" set out to form a ... See full summary »
Sam Cade is the tough but sensitive sheriff of sprawling Madrid County located somewhere in the American Southwest. Between chases and shootouts, episodes deal with a number of relevant '... See full summary »
Miles Banyon was a tough but honest private detective operating out of Los Angeles during the '30s. For $20 a day plus expenses, Banyon would take almost any case, ranging from missing persons to theft to murder. Since his office was located in the same building as Peggy Revere's secretarial school, Banyon found himself with a different pretty receptionist almost every week. His police contact was Sgt. McNeil. Written by
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This series, along with Quinn Martin's Manhunter, brought the viewers back to the Depression era. Manhunter focused mostly on chasing the bad guys you already met in the prologue, but Banyon gave us the poor, thinking detective, living by his wits and fists. Robert Forster was cool and the twists in the plots were great; the stories are even better than what Murder She Wrote had to offer. Banyon doesn't just fight; he investigates and solves the crimes, and solves it well. And those costumes! The 30's threads, not to mention the cars, the guns and the music! Short-lived as it may be, it's the best TV could offer back in the selfish 70's.
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