The Macahans, a family from Virginia, headed by Zeb Macahan, travel across the country to pioneer a new land and a new home in the American West.
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Kathryn Holcomb ...
 Laura Macahan / ... 25 episodes, 1976-1979
William Kirby Cullen ...
 Josh Macahan 25 episodes, 1976-1979
Vicki Schreck ...
 Jessie Macahan 25 episodes, 1976-1979
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 Molly Culhane 21 episodes, 1978-1979
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Episodes revolving around the Macahan family as they try to fulfill their dream of going to Oregon. They run into many setbacks along the way and are forced to delay their move many times as a result. Common wild west themes and characters abound, such as Native Americans and crazy mountain men. Written by Anonymous

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19 January 1976 (USA)  »

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The series starred James Arness, who played Marshal Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke" (1955). The narrator was William Conrad, who had originated the role of Marshal Matt Dillon on radio's "Gunsmoke". See more »

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Referenced in Rederiet: Wild Wild East (2001) See more »

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Excellent Western mini-series !
12 October 2005 | by See all my reviews

This TV-series is/was truly excellent ! It is interesting, fun and exciting. The characters are all watch-able ; Zeb, Luke, Laura, Aunt Molly, Hillary and Mr.Beasley. :-) The actors all do a great job.

The main title (theme) is terrific and I wish somebody would post a link to somewhere on the web, where it can be obtained/purchased. I can only seem to find the soundtrack for the original movie (1963) and NOT the TV-mini (1978)...

I saw the show for the first time when I was 10 - so that doesn't count. :-) he he However, I saw it again last year and now that I'm thirty-something, I still think it's a tremendous show ! :-)

I recommend the show to anybody, although obviously some parts may be a little scary for small children.

All in all, one of the greatest (mini) TV-series ! :-)


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