How the West Was Won (1977)

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In 1865, the Macahans are heading west from Virginia to Oregon. Mrs. Kate Macahan is waiting with her children Laura, Jessie and Josh on a farm they have built for her husband and her ... See full summary »

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 Zeb Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Kate Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Luke Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)
Kathryn Holcomb ...
 Laura Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)
William Kirby Cullen ...
 Josh Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)
Vicki Schreck ...
 Jessie Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Martin Grey (3 episodes, 1977)
Don Murray ...
 Anderson (3 episodes, 1977)
Brit Lind ...
 Erika Hanks (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Elam Hanks (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Bishop Benjamin (3 episodes, 1977)
Richard Angarola ...
 Chief Claw (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Christy Judson (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Jake Judson (3 episodes, 1977)
Sander Johnson ...
 Charlie Judson (3 episodes, 1977)
Robert Padilla ...
 Mountain-Is-Long (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Major Drake (3 episodes, 1977)
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 Elias Kulp (3 episodes, 1977)
John Lisbon Wood ...
 Willy Judson (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Cully Madigan (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Portagee (2 episodes, 1977)
Todd Lookinland ...
 Joshua Hanks (2 episodes, 1977)
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 Little Tree (2 episodes, 1977)
Geno Silva ...
 Red Hawk (2 episodes, 1977)
Guillermo San Juan ...
 Jeremiah (2 episodes, 1977)
John Pickard ...
 Colonel Caine (2 episodes, 1977)
Peggy Rea ...
 Mother Tice (2 episodes, 1977)
Mina Vasquez ...
 Round Pebble (2 episodes, 1977)
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In 1865, the Macahans are heading west from Virginia to Oregon. Mrs. Kate Macahan is waiting with her children Laura, Jessie and Josh on a farm they have built for her husband and her oldest son Luke to return from the civil war. Luke comes back when he defects from the army with the news that their father is dead. An army officer comes to the farm to arrest Luke but luckily their uncle Zeb, a frontiersman, saves the day. But Luke must leave them and hides among a Simonite community. Zeb also leaves for the mountains to find an old friend who is at war with the Indians. How can the others deal with the Indian war that threatens to break out around the Macahan farm? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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I just love it!
2 May 2003 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

How the west was won, was sendt on tv in Norway in they early eigthies. I'v never forgot it, and has waited and waited for a rerun, or that dvd's or vhs's should show up in the stores. Can't wait to see it again, but so far my wish has not come thru. I had like most of the girls in Norway, a hugh crush on Luke and Wolf Paw! And the week could'nt go fast enough, waiting for the next episode. My highest wish for the future is that the whole series will be released on dvd, so I can buy it and see it as much as i want to. And I know that many in Norway would agree with me, we never forgot the Macahans, and saturday night on tv has'nt been the same since!!!!!!!!!!

WE ALL LOVE THE MACAHANS, THE GREATEST WESTERNSERIES EVER MADE PLEASE RELEASE IT ON DVD OR VHS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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