The Half-Hour Black & White Western TV Showby SweetHotAngel | created - 18 May 2012 | updated - 18 May 2012 | Public
Once upon a time, back in the day when most TV was in black & white, the Western was the most popular type of show. A lot of those shows were half hour shows. Here's a list of my favorites, listed in reverse so as we count up the list we count down to my favorite.
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2. The Cisco Kid (1950–1956)
Approved | 30 min | Western
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.
3. Death Valley Days (1952–1970)
TV-PG | 25 min | Western
Western stories and legends based, and filmed, in and around Death Valley, California. One of the longest-running Western series, originating on radio in the 1930s. The continuing sponsor was "20 Mule Team" Borax, a product formerly mined in Death Valley.
5. Tales of Wells Fargo (1957–1962)
TV-14 | 60 min | Western
Agent Jim Hardie shifts over its history from being mostly an Agent helping Wells Fargo cope with bad guys, to being the owner of a ranch near San Francisco, California, who still does some... See full summary »
6. The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp (1955–1961)
TV-PG | 30 min | Western
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 »