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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
6 February 1977 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
In 1865, the Macahans are heading west from Virginia to Oregon. Mrs. Kate Macahan is waiting with her children Laura... See more »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win See more »
User Reviews:
I just love it! See more (12 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 29 of 32)

James Arness ... Zeb Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)

Eva Marie Saint ... Kate Macahan (3 episodes, 1977)

Bruce Boxleitner ... 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)

Anthony Zerbe ... Martin Grey (3 episodes, 1977)
Don Murray ... Anderson (3 episodes, 1977)
Brit Lind ... Erika Hanks (3 episodes, 1977)

Royal Dano ... Elam Hanks (3 episodes, 1977)

John Dehner ... Bishop Benjamin (3 episodes, 1977)
Richard Angarola ... Chief Claw (3 episodes, 1977)

David Huddleston ... Christy Judson (3 episodes, 1977)

Herman Poppe ... Jake Judson (3 episodes, 1977)
Sander Johnson ... Charlie Judson (3 episodes, 1977)
Robert Padilla ... Mountain-Is-Long (3 episodes, 1977)

Peter Hansen ... Major Drake (3 episodes, 1977)

Ned Wertimer ... Elias Kulp (3 episodes, 1977)

William Conrad ... Narrator (3 episodes, 1977)
John Lisbon Wood ... Willy Judson (2 episodes, 1977)

Jack Elam ... Cully Madigan (2 episodes, 1977)

Paul Fix ... Portagee (2 episodes, 1977)
Todd Lookinland ... Joshua Hanks (2 episodes, 1977)

Linda Redfearn ... 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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Series Directed by
Burt Kennedy (3 episodes, 1977)
Daniel Mann (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Writing credits
Ron Bishop (3 episodes, 1977)
Jim Byrnes (3 episodes, 1977)
William Kelley (3 episodes, 1977)
John Mantley (3 episodes, 1977)
Earl W. Wallace (3 episodes, 1977)

Series Produced by
Jeffrey Hayden .... producer (3 episodes, 1977)
John Mantley .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1977)
John G. Stephens .... producer (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Original Music by
Jerrold Immel (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Cinematography by
Jack Woolf (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Film Editing by
Henry Batista (3 episodes, 1977)
John A. Fegan Jr. (3 episodes, 1977)
William B. Gulick (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Casting by
Gary Shaffer (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Art Direction by
Archie J. Bacon (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Herman N. Schoenbrun (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Makeup Department
Al Fleming .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1977)
Lola Kemp .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1977)
Bob Westmoreland .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1977)
Marlene D. Williams .... hair stylist (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Production Management
Kurt Neumann .... unit production manager (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Daves .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1977)
William McGarry .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Art Department
Dean Wilson .... property master (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Sound Department
Barry Thomas .... sound (3 episodes, 1977)
Hal Watkins .... sound (3 episodes, 1977)

Ken Dufva .... foley artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Charles Schulthies .... special effects (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Stunts
Jerry Gatlin .... stunt coordinator (3 episodes, 1977)

Russ Dodson .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Neil Summers .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Anderson .... best boy (unknown episodes)
Don E. FauntLeRoy .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chad Harwood .... wardrobe: men (3 episodes, 1977)
Yvonne Kubis .... wardrobe: women (3 episodes, 1977)
Ed Sunley .... wardrobe: men (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Music Department
Harry V. Lojewski .... music supervisor (3 episodes, 1977)
Joe Tuley .... music editor (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Transportation Department
Randy Peters .... driver (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Jim Byrnes .... developed for television by (3 episodes, 1977)
John Dutton .... script supervisor (3 episodes, 1977)
Ron R. Kinsey .... co-operator: Soutwest Museum (3 episodes, 1977)
Richard Lundin .... lead wrangler (3 episodes, 1977)
Albert S. Ruddy .... developed for television by (3 episodes, 1977)

Tom Blomquist .... assistant to producer (unknown episodes)
Sharon Thurgood .... studio teacher (unknown episodes)
 

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14 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
I just love it!, 2 May 2003
Author: sonie from Norway

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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