Pith-helmeted Buck is a Great White Hunter who here (unlike the real one from the 1940s) works out of the Raffles Hotel bar in Singapore during the 1930s fighting all kinds of bad guys in pre-war Malaya.
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 H.H., the Sultan of Johore / ... 12 episodes, 1982-1983
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US adventurer Frank Buck lives in colonial Singapore. He spreads his jungle time between his compound home, the legendary Raffles hotel, where he parties with HH, the sultan of Johore, and wherever adventures take them. Many adventures ensue, often less dangerous because of the animals then on account of criminals, Nazi agent von Turgo and sleezy sycophantic Bundhi. Written by KGF Vissers

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24 September 1982 (USA)  »

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Bruce Boxleitner's jodhpurs and pith helmet actually dated back to the 1920s, while the boots he wore in the pilot episode went back all the way to 1918. See more »

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Referenced in The Cosby Show: Bring 'Em Back Alive (1986) See more »

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30 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

I was only young when the series was shown, but I have fond memories of watching it with my dad and sister, and thinking how exciting it all was. If only TV shows today were like it, the world would be a better place.


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