Sergeant Preston of the Yukon (1955–1958)

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Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.

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Dick Simmons ...
 Sgt. Preston / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
Yukon King ...
 King / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
Vic Perrin ...
 Narrator (48 episodes, 1955-1958)
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Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.

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29 September 1955 (USA)  »

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Il sergente Preston  »

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The theme song for this series, like that of The Lone Ranger (1949), is from the operatic repertoire. The music is adapted from the "Overture to Donna Diana" by Nikolaus von Reznicek. See more »

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Sgt. Preston: I arrest you in the name of the Crown.
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.131 (2010) See more »

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25 December 2004 | by (Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this program as a kid. There were no fancy special effects, no blood and gore, just edge of your seat excitement. There was a clear distinction between the good guys and the bad guys, and the good guys won. The dedicated Sargent Preston, and his faithful dog King, fighting the elements and the bad guys. You always knew who the hero was, and the bad guys always got what they deserve. Perhaps if there were shows like this today, children would have a better sense of right and wrong. Clear definitions of right and wrong, where the objective is to bring the wrongdoer to justice, not smash, mutilate or destroy them. No super powers, no high technology, just plain old fashioned using your brain. Clear values and no gratuitous violence.


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