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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Sgt. Preston: I arrest you in the name of the Crown.
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A Different Locale, But Another Great TV Show Of The '50s
4 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Here is another old television show that brings back fond memories. My dad used to get a special charge out of this show, yelling "Sergeant Preston of the Yukon" after the introduction. All of kids would excited.

What I remember most, to be honest, is Preston's dog, "King" and our hero, played by Dick Simmons, who looked like an honest-to-goodness Mountie, telling the dog at the end of many episodes, "Well, King, this case is closed."

If I recall, there was nothing supernatural about this, no Superman or Batman stuff, just a straight action story that most times involved the great scenery of the North. That also made it different as most of the stuff we watched was the either the above or the many good westerns that were available in the '50s. This show offered a totally different atmosphere, although it was the same simple good guys-vs.-bad guys stuff, easy to follow and easy to like.


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