The Cowboys (1974– )

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Seven boys work a cattle ranch in the Old West.

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The Cowboys (1972)
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When his cattle drivers abandon him for the gold fields, rancher Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to get his herd to market in time to ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rydell
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 Jebediah Nightlinger (12 episodes, 1974)
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 Annie Andersen (12 episodes, 1974)
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 Marshal Bill Winter (12 episodes, 1974)
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 Cimarron (12 episodes, 1974)
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 Slim (12 episodes, 1974)
Sean Kelly ...
 Jimmy (12 episodes, 1974)
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 Homer (12 episodes, 1974)
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 Steve (12 episodes, 1974)
Mitch Brown ...
 Hardy (12 episodes, 1974)
Clay O'Brien ...
 Weedy (12 episodes, 1974)
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Seven teenaged boys in 1870s New Mexico Territory fight off teenaged Comanches and grownup cattle rustlers under the tutelage of ranch foreman Nightlinger and rancher/widow Annie Andersen. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Never came close to the film.
7 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

This short lived Western TV series was spun off from the 1972 Mark Rydell film of the same name which starred John Wayne. Moses Gunn replaced Roscoe Lee Browne as Jedediah Nightlinger the Chuck Wagon driver from the film and Diana Douglas was cast as the widow of the John Wayne character. A few of the `Cowboys' from the original movie renewed their characters but none of the episodes were anywhere near to what the film had been.


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