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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
7 August 1993 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Smile. You're about to meet your new hero.
Plot:
A bounty hunter rides the Old West, fighting bad guys, many with futuristic-type gadgets. Full summary »
Awards:
2 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
a great show gone way too soon See more (29 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 43)

Bruce Campbell ... Brisco County Jr. (27 episodes, 1993-1994)

Julius Carry ... Lord Bowler (27 episodes, 1993-1994)

Christian Clemenson ... Socrates Poole (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Comet ... Comet (11 episodes, 1993)
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Series Directed by
Kim Manners (7 episodes, 1993-1994)
Andy Tennant (2 episodes, 1993)
Michael Lange (1 episode, 1993)
Joe Napolitano (1 episode, 1993)
Win Phelps (1 episode, 1993)
Kevin Bright (1 episode, 1994)
Joseph L. Scanlan (1 episode, 1994)

Michael Caffey (unknown episodes)
Tom Chehak (unknown episodes)
Michael Schultz (unknown episodes)
Larry Shaw (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Carlton Cuse (14 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jeffrey Boam (11 episodes, 1993)
John McNamara (5 episodes, 1993-1994)
David Simkins (4 episodes, 1993)
Brad Kern (3 episodes, 1993-1994)
Tom Chehak (2 episodes, 1993)
John Wirth (2 episodes, 1993)

Kathryn Baker (unknown episodes)
Tony Blake (unknown episodes)
Tracy Friedman (unknown episodes)
Paul Jackson (unknown episodes)
Donald Marcus (unknown episodes)
James L. Novack (unknown episodes)
Jeff Vlaming (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Jeffrey Boam .... executive producer (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Carlton Cuse .... executive producer (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Paul Marks .... producer / co-producer (12 episodes, 1993)
David Simkins .... co-producer (12 episodes, 1993)
Tom Chehak .... supervising producer (11 episodes, 1993)
Russell Denove .... associate producer (11 episodes, 1993)
Brad Kern .... supervising producer (11 episodes, 1993)
John Wirth .... supervising producer (11 episodes, 1993)
Wendy Spence .... associate producer (10 episodes, 1993)

John McNamara .... producer (unknown episodes)
Hans Tobeason .... consulting producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Stephen Graziano (13 episodes, 1993-1994)
Velton Ray Bunch (6 episodes, 1993-1994)
 
Series Cinematography by
Richard Thorpe (11 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Film Editing by
Timothy Snell (8 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jim Gross (3 episodes, 1993)
Randy Jon Morgan (3 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Casting by
John Frank Levey (12 episodes, 1993)
Kevin Scott (11 episodes, 1993)
Patricia Noland (5 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Production Design by
Robert J. Bacon (11 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Warren Welch (12 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Costume Design by
Paula Lynn Kaatz (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Mel Berns Jr. .... makeup artist (9 episodes, 1993)
Joan Phillips .... hair stylist / makeup artist (8 episodes, 1993)
Bette Iverson .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1993)
Michael Hancock .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Production Management
Paul Marks .... unit production manager (12 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Pendell .... second assistant director (11 episodes, 1993)
Johanna Jensen .... first assistant director / second assistant director (6 episodes, 1993)
Steven Tramz .... first assistant director (6 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Art Department
Lee Lazarow .... assistant property master (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Jimmie Herron Jr. .... property master (11 episodes, 1993)
Greg Bartkus .... assistant props (3 episodes, 1993-1994)

Dervon 'Von' Herron .... assistant property master (unknown episodes)
Nancy Mickelberry .... set designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
James Bailey .... foley artist (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Al Gomez .... foley mixer / supervising foley mixer (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Walter Newman .... supervising sound editor (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Dennis C. Salcedo .... boom operator (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Steven M. Sax .... sound editor (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Paul Drenning .... audio layback (26 episodes, 1993-1994)
Catherine Flynn .... dialogue editor (26 episodes, 1993-1994)
Don H. Matthews .... production sound mixer (12 episodes, 1993)
Michael Jiron .... re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 1993)
Frank Jones .... sound re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 1993)
Vern Poore .... sound re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 1993)

Clancy T. Troutman .... supervising sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Johnny Borgese .... special effects supervisor (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Kam Cooney .... special effects coordinator / special effects (6 episodes, 1993)
Bill Doane .... special effects coordinator (4 episodes, 1993)

Charles E. Dolan .... special effects foreman (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
John Murrah .... compositor (3 episodes, 1993)

Adam Howard .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Perry Barndt .... co-stunt coordinator (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Christopher Doyle .... stunt coordinator (11 episodes, 1993)
Bruce Paul Barbour .... stunt performer (2 episodes, 1993)
Barbara Anne Klein .... stunt double / stunt rider (2 episodes, 1993)
Brian J. Williams .... stunt double: David Carpenter / stunt double: Michael Bowen / ... (2 episodes, 1993)
Tommy Mack Turvey .... stunt actor (2 episodes, 1994)

Chuck Borden .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Bobby Burns .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Toby Holguin .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Michael R. Long .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Joe Murphy .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
Monty L. Simons .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Brian Simpson .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Grady Walker .... utility stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jerry D. Knight .... electrician (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Mark Mele .... rigging gaffer (5 episodes, 1993)
Ron Kunecke .... night light operator (3 episodes, 1993-1994)

Craig Finetti .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Damon Marcellino .... lighting technician (unknown episodes)
Michael Douglas Middleton .... still photographer: props (unknown episodes)
Arianne Peckham Palmieri .... second assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Rex Anson Rhorer .... grip (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Barbara Miller .... executive in charge of casting (10 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Radford Polinsky .... set costumer (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Thomas S. Dawson .... key costumer: men / costumer: men (12 episodes, 1993)
Paula Lynn Kaatz .... wardrobe supervisor / costume supervisor (12 episodes, 1993)
 
Series Editorial Department
Michael Hissrich .... post production supervisor (27 episodes, 1993-1994)

David Augsburger .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Randy Edelman .... composer: theme music (11 episodes, 1993)
Dino A. Moriana .... music editor (3 episodes, 1993)

Elton Ahi .... score engineer (unknown episodes)
Norval D. Crutcher III .... music editor: laybacks (unknown episodes)
Jeff Marsh .... orchestrator (unknown episodes)
Jeff Vaughn .... score mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Transportation Department
Jack Grant .... transportation coordinator (1 episode, 1993)
Dave Robling .... transportation coordinator (1 episode, 1993)
 
Series Other crew
Edward J. Duffy .... location manager (27 episodes, 1993-1994)
Gordon A. Spencer .... wrangler (12 episodes, 1993)
John McNamara .... story editor (11 episodes, 1993)
Suzanne Gundlach .... script supervisor (7 episodes, 1993)
R. Ruddell Weatherwax .... animal trainer (5 episodes, 1993-1994)

Tristan Daoussis .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Kenneth Hunter .... assistant location manager (unknown episodes)
Michael Sandknop .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
45 min (27 episodes)
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Trivia:
According to writer Carlton Cuse, had the series been renewed for a second season, the main plot line would have centered around Brisco County Jr. eventually settling down, marrying Dixie Cousins, and becoming a sheriff to a town populated by all sorts of characters with similar characteristics to many of the guest characters from Season One.See more »
Quotes:
Dixie Cousins:Brisco, put me down!
Brisco County Jr.:Alright, you look bad in a wig and you were too easy to find.
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42 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
a great show gone way too soon, 16 July 2001
Author: MichaelM24 from California

Without a doubt, THE ADVENTURES OF BRISCO COUNTY JR. was one of the most unusual shows on television at the time. One part Bond, one part Indiana Jones, one part western, and one part sci-fi, it was also one of the most fun shows. It had the right combination of cast, characters, comedy, action, and adventure. And unlike the shows that would try it later (HERCULES, XENA, and others), BRISCO knew how to make its contemporary stylings work. The show never took itself too seriously. Billy Drago was a great villain as John Bly, a character that appeared in a story arc running through the season. Whenever Brisco wasn't busy tracking Bly, he was busy searching for one of Bly's gang or some other bad guy. It was also interesting to see the buddy cop concept (one white, one black) in a western setting. Bruce Campbell and Julius Carry had great chemistry. The interplay between them was often hilarious. I also liked how Brisco and Bowler weren't friends at first, but rather were more like competitors, and only after several episodes of crossing paths and being forced to work together did they learn to like one another and partner up. Of course, Kelly Rutherford was hot as Brisco's on-again/off-again love interest, saloon singer Dixie Cousins. Many episodes featured some nice father/son moments as Brisco found himself talking with the ghost of his legendary bounty hunter/father, well-played by Lee Ermy. Those scenes, while sometimes brief, were always a nice addition. It's tame violence and family-friendly stories helped make it an audience favorite and develop a following that continues to this day, but Fox ultimately decided to pay attention to THE X-FILES instead, and they canceled BRISCO after just one season, despite it's big audience and decent ratings. But I'm glad the show was then and not now, as it would have been canceled after just the third episode to make way for some lame drama or comedy. Cudos to Carlton Cuse and (the late) Jeffrey Boam for creating such a good show.

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