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.
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
1958   1957   1956   1955  
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sky King (1951–1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »

Stars: Kirby Grant, Gloria Winters, Ewing Mitchell
The Lone Ranger (1949–1957)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.

Stars: Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore, John Hart
The Roy Rogers Show (1951–1957)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Double R Ranch featured "The King of the Cowboys" Roy, his "Smartest Horse in the Movies" Trigger, "Queen of the West" Dale, her horse Buttermilk, their dog Bullet, and even Pat's jeep, Nellybelle.

Stars: Dale Evans, Roy Rogers, Trigger
Perry Mason (1957–1966)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The cases of a master criminal defense attorney, handling the most difficult of cases in the aid of the innocent.

Stars: Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Hopper
The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The Cisco Kid and his English-mangling sidekick Pancho travel the old west in the grand tradition of the Lone Ranger, righting wrongs and fighting injustice wherever they find it.

Stars: Duncan Renaldo, Leo Carrillo, Loco
Peter Gunn (1958–1961)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

The cases of a stylishly cool private detective.

Stars: Craig Stevens, Herschel Bernardi, Lola Albright
Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A Civil War veteran with a sawed-off rifle as a holstered weapon makes a living as a bounty hunter in the Wild West of the 1870s.

Stars: Steve McQueen, Wright King, Olan Soule
Cheyenne (1955–1963)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

After the Civil War, nomadic adventurer Cheyenne Bodie roamed the west looking for fights, women and bad guys to beat up. His job changed from episode to episode.

Stars: Clint Walker, Clyde Howdy, Chuck Hicks
Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, CA. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product mined in Death Valley.

Stars: Stanley Andrews, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan
The Gene Autry Show (1950–1955)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The already legendary singing cowboy rode with his comic pal Pat from town to town bringing justice, song and his horse Champion to the old Southwest.

Stars: Gene Autry, Champion, Pat Buttram
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Marshal Earp keeps the law, first in Kansas and later in Arizona, using his over-sized pistols and a variety of sidekicks. Most of the saga is based loosely on fact, with historical badguys... See full summary »

Stars: Hugh O'Brian, Jimmy Noel, Ethan Laidlaw
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964–1968)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The two top agents of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement fight the enemies of peace, particularly the forces of THRUSH.

Stars: Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll
Edit

Cast

Complete series cast summary:
...
 Sgt. Preston / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
Yukon King ...
 King / ... (78 episodes, 1955-1958)
Vic Perrin ...
 Narrator (48 episodes, 1955-1958)
Edit

Storyline

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.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action | Western

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 September 1955 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Il sergente Preston  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(78 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Yukon King's mother was a wild wolf who had mated with a Husky. Sgt. Preston rescued King as a puppy, when King and his mother were attacked by a lynx. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Preston: Well, King, this case is closed.
See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Sgt. Swell of the Mounties (1972) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?