Guns of Paradise (1988–1990)
"Paradise" (original title)

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Gunfighter Ethan Cord, left to raise his dead sister's children, tries to settle down in the town of Paradise, but finds that his past continues to haunt him.

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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Lee Horsley ...
 Ethan Allen Cord (56 episodes, 1988-1991)
Jenny Beck ...
 Claire Carroll (56 episodes, 1988-1991)
Matthew Newmark ...
 Joseph Carroll (56 episodes, 1988-1991)
Brian Lando ...
 Ben Carroll (56 episodes, 1988-1991)
Michael Patrick Carter ...
 George Carroll (56 episodes, 1988-1991)
 Amelia Lawson (56 episodes, 1988-1991)
Dehl Berti ...
 John Taylor (56 episodes, 1988-1991)
James Crittenden ...
 Charlie / ... (37 episodes, 1988-1991)
Mack Dryden ...
 Scotty McBride / ... (34 episodes, 1988-1990)
John Bloom ...
 Tiny (25 episodes, 1988-1991)


Gunfighter Ethan Cord, left to raise his dead sister's children, tries to settle down in the town of Paradise, but finds that his past continues to haunt him. Written by Jim Beaver <>

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11 December 2004 | by (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

This was a good western Lee Horsely really knows how to ride a horse, the supporting cast was good and the stories were usually interesting. It was good to watch Dehl Berti play a believable one of The People (or "Indian," I suppose) and I really enjoyed the late John F. Bloom III playing Tiny. Sadly we only saw two seasons before it was superseded by "The Young Politically Correct Riders" and of course "Dr.Quinn...WOMAN Woman." Reckon today it'd be "Survivor-Paradise" or "C. S. I. Paradise." I can't wait until it's available on DVD. My parent's generation had Wagon Train and Gunsmoke and here's hoping the next generation will discover Paradise (with or without Guns.)

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