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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
1 March 1955 (USA) See more »
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Cast

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Dickie Jones ... Buffalo Bill Jr. (42 episodes, 1955-1956)
Nancy Gilbert ... Calamity (42 episodes, 1955-1956)
Harry Cheshire ... Judge Ben 'Fair and Square' Wiley / ... (42 episodes, 1955-1956)
Bob Woodward ... Stage Driver / ... (21 episodes, 1955-1956)
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Series Directed by
George Archainbaud (19 episodes, 1955-1956)
Ray Nazarro (10 episodes, 1955)
Frank McDonald (5 episodes, 1955-1956)
D. Ross Lederman (2 episodes, 1956)

Thomas Carr (unknown episodes)
John English (unknown episodes)
William McCarthy (unknown episodes)
Don McDougall (unknown episodes)
Robert G. Walker (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Paul Gangelin (4 episodes, 1955)
Maurice Geraghty (4 episodes, 1955)
Eric Freiwald (3 episodes, 1955)
Samuel Newman (3 episodes, 1955)
Robert Schaefer (3 episodes, 1955)
John K. Butler (2 episodes, 1955)
Paul Franklin (2 episodes, 1955)
Orville H. Hampton (2 episodes, 1955)
Oliver Drake (2 episodes, 1956)

Series Produced by
Louis Gray .... producer (25 episodes, 1955-1956)
Gene Autry .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1955-1956)

Eric Jenson .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Carl Cotner (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
William Bradford (25 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Film Editing by
Jack Wheeler (14 episodes, 1955-1956)
Bruce B. Pierce (10 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Production Management
Armand Schaefer .... executive in charge of production (25 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stanley Neufeld .... assistant director (14 episodes, 1955-1956)
Glenn Cook .... assistant director (9 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Sound Department
Jack F. Lilly .... sound (2 episodes, 1956)
Harold E. Wooley .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1956)
 
Series Stunts
Bob Woodward .... stunt double: Dick Jones (2 episodes, 1955)
 
Series Editorial Department
Anthony Wollner .... supervising editor (24 episodes, 1955-1956)
 
Series Music Department
Erma E. Levin .... music editor (25 episodes, 1955-1956)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (42 episodes)
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Trivia:
The sign on Judge Wiley's shop reads, "Wileyville General Store / Groceries - Hardware - Dry Goods / Judge Ben 'Fair 'n' Square' Wiley, Prop. / Justice of the Peace / Town Marshal / Physician & Surgeon / Blacksmith / Haircuts - Legal Advice / By Appointment Only"See more »

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16 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
A wildly pleasant surprise, 27 March 2005
Author: skoyles from Calgary AB Canada

All I remembered of this kiddie Western was the theme song, a cheerful but hardly classic bit of TV doggerel. When I found a DVD with a few episodes I bought it expecting the very worst. What a surprise! Charming, well written and Dick Jones is an astounding athlete and horseman. He is obviously doing most of his stunts and doing so with a verve seldom seen anywhere. I was never a great fan of this show half century ago but now can appreciate this very fine effort, one of the last of the kiddie Westerns. Produced by Gene Autry's Flying "A" production company in the first years of the "adult" Westerns which came to dominate American television for year afterward: "Wyatt Earp", "Maverick", "Cheyenne" and "Gunsmoke" which spawned so many noble and ignoble offspring. But no matter how devoted one might be to those classic Westerns, Dick Jones and "Buffalo Bill Jr." is a creditable effort in entertainment that goes well beyond my expectations of a kiddie Western.

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