The trials of the Champion family as they run the Yellow Rose ranch.




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Complete series cast summary:
 Chance McKenzie 22 episodes, 1983-1984
 Roy Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
 Quisto Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
 Luther Dillard 22 episodes, 1983-1984
 Hoyt Coryell 22 episodes, 1983-1984
 Whit Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Michelle Bennett ...
 L.C. Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
 Jeb Hollister 21 episodes, 1983-1984
 Sheriff Lew Wallace 10 episodes, 1983-1984
 Lenny Hollister 9 episodes, 1983-1984
 Grace McKenzie 9 episodes, 1983


Nightime soap opera involving The Yellow Rose, a two hundred thousand acre ranch in Texas operated by the children of the founder, Wade Champion. His sons (Roy and Quisto) and his twenty-nine-year-old widow, Colleen run the ranch when they are not fighting each other. Written by J.E. McKillop <>

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Release Date:

2 October 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Kampf um Yellow Rose  »

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(22 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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The pilot was filmed in San Antonio and Del Rio, Texas. See more »


The Yellow Rose of Texas
Traditional Folk Tune
Lyrics by John Wilder
Sung by Johnny Lee and Lane Brody
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I was deployed to Qatar twice in the last year (2003-2004) and a TV station in Qatar was showing it (they love American TV Series) and I got hooked on this show. I didn't know anything about it but it was on during the weekends (for Qatar that is Thurs and Friday) on America Plus which is a satellite network carried in all the hotels and U.S. Facilities in the Persian Gulf region. It got to the point that I planned my days around the show, lame as that may sound. It really appealed to the 70's American image that I missed being 6000 miles from home. That show is one of the few things I miss about not being there (I don't miss the summers). I liked all the actors and the storyline while corny at times was entertaining. I never saw it when it originally aired but would buy the DVDs if they came out.

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