Seven boys work a cattle ranch in the Old West.






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Complete series cast summary:
 Jebediah Nightlinger (12 episodes, 1974)
 Annie Andersen (12 episodes, 1974)
 Marshal Bill Winter (12 episodes, 1974)
 Cimarron (12 episodes, 1974)
 Slim (12 episodes, 1974)
Sean Kelly ...
 Jimmy (12 episodes, 1974)
Kerry MacLane ...
 Homer (12 episodes, 1974)
 Steve (12 episodes, 1974)
Mitch Brown ...
 Hardy (12 episodes, 1974)
Clay O'Brien ...
 Weedy (12 episodes, 1974)


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 <>

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6 February 1974 (USA)  »

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Die Cowboys  »

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A Guilty Teen Pleasure
20 September 2007 | by (The Not-So-Wild, Wild West, Texas) – See all my reviews

I saw the movie first, of course, and was excited when it was reincarnated as a TV series. It wasn't the greatest, that's true, but I enjoyed it nevertheless. All those cute guys, just around my age....

I loved the show so much I began writing my own episodes, joining the cast as Annie's orphaned niece, I think. I had a huge crush on Sean Kelly at the time, so most of my episodes centered around his character and were written as innocent teen vignettes: holding hands, riding into the sunset together, the first kiss.....

I was really angry when the series was canceled, but not surprised. In my heart of hearts I knew the series wasn't 'good TV,' but it still held a special place in my heart.

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