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Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  4 January 1998 (Canada)
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In 1939, former New York City stock broker Richmond Hobson, a man with a privileged past, has become a cowboy, which is his dream job. With his partner, an experienced but sarcastic cowpoke... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Falconer Abraham ...
Robert McDaniels
Mairon Bennett ...
Dan MacDonald ...
Roland Tewkesbury
John Whittaker ...
Constable Leo Porter (as Jonathan Whittaker)
Gloria McIntosh
Muriel (as Robin Brule)
John Keller ...
Richard McMillan ...
Graham McPherson ...
Edgar Van Dusen
W.J. Matheson ...


In 1939, former New York City stock broker Richmond Hobson, a man with a privileged past, has become a cowboy, which is his dream job. With his partner, an experienced but sarcastic cowpoke named Panhandle Phillips, Rich has a three-year old fledgling ranch in northern British Columbia near Vanderhoof. Beyond the grief he gets from local banker Roland Tewkesbury who wants to ruin Rich so that he can buy the land for a pittance, Rich may be facing difficult times with the onset of the war. Of late, he has been having dreams of an unknown beautiful blond woman. His dreams become reality when he spots her. She is headstrong Gloria McIntosh, a Vancouver aspiring débutante who is the dream girl of many a man in her own social circle, most specifically Connor McCann. But Gloria is literally swept off her feet by first sight of the mysterious cowboy. Impetuously, they get married as Gloria is willing to give up her current life to become a rancher's wife, something about which she knows ... Written by Huggo

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27 October 2002 | by (Merrytimes) – See all my reviews

I made the mistake of seeing the show first. I didn't like it that much but thought it was okay. Then when I saw the movie I fell in love with it and could enjoy the show more. Sarah Chalke is in her best performance in this. It's funny, entertaining, easy to watch, and even contains two members of my favorite comedy troupe, although they only spend a few seconds on the screen at the most. This movie used to have a 8.1 rating and deserved it.

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