The Sheriff of Cochise (1956–1958)

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While this sounds like a western, THE SHERIFF OF COCHISE was a contemporary police drama set in Cochise County, AZ. Stories seemed to be strangely similar to HIGHWAY PATROL, emphasizing ... See full summary »

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John Bromfield ...
 Sheriff Frank Morgan / ... (83 episodes, 1956-1958)
Stan Jones ...
 Deputy Harry Olson / ... (34 episodes, 1956-1957)
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While this sounds like a western, THE SHERIFF OF COCHISE was a contemporary police drama set in Cochise County, AZ. Stories seemed to be strangely similar to HIGHWAY PATROL, emphasizing fistfights and car chases rather than gunplay. Tough Sheriff Frank Morgan was eventually promoted to U.S. Marshall and given the entire state of Arizona to keep under control (the series title would subsequently change to U.S. MARSHAL and remain in syndication until 1960). Singer Stan Jones was the series creator but departed the show in 1958. A total of 156 episodes were produced under both titles. Written by Jbacks3

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This series ended when the title character accepted the position of U.S. Marshal based in Yuma, AZ. The series was then called U.S. Marshal and ran from 1958-1960. The title character in both series was played by John Bromfield, who retired shortly after the end of U.S. Marshal to become a full-time commercial fisherman based out of Newport Beach, CA. See more »

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trivia correction
23 November 2004 | by (panama city florida) – See all my reviews

In the trivia part of your review it is stated that the US Marshall was based in Yuma, AZ. In this series it Marshall Morgan is based in Tucson,AZ. The original name of the series, Sheriff of Cochise was set in Cochise County AZ which is the county directly south of Pima County which is Tucson.

You can see Pima County on some of the buildings and cars in the series. I like this series for the fact that has a lot of action, and it is not set in LA or NYC. I love the southwest desert area of the US and AZ in particular.

This is also a great series to watch if a person is interested in old cars, especially those great old Mopars. Some very rare indeed. Morgan drives a 1958 DeSoto station wagon which was rare at the time and extremely rare today. Lots of good chase scenes, and some famous actors in early roles. Jack Lord from Hawaii 5-0 is in the pilot episode.


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