The adventures of the masked hero and his Native American partner.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
...  Tonto 217 episodes, 1949-1957
...  The Lone Ranger 169 episodes, 1949-1957
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The lone surviving Texas Ranger who was nursed back to health by the Indian Tonto rides with him, on Silver and Scout, throughout the West, doing good while living off a silver mine which supplies him with income and bullets. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Release Date:

September 1949 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Lone Ranger: Kemo Sabe Collection  »

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$12,000 (estimated)
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(221 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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(1949-1956)| (1956-1957)

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1.33 : 1
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Tonto's horse is called Scout. See more »

Quotes

[first lines for each episode]
Narrator: The Lone Ranger!
[gunshots are fired]
The Lone Ranger: Hi-yo, Silver!
Narrator: A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty "Hi-yo Silver" - the Lone Ranger!
The Lone Ranger: Hi-yo, Silver, away!
Narrator: With his faithful Indian companion, Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the early West. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. The Lone Ranger rides again!
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Gwyneth Paltrow/Cee Lo Green (2011) See more »

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William Tell Overture: Finale
by Gioachino Rossini
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all of the written accolades for the series are bang on
11 February 2017 | by See all my reviews

With the amazing success of the Marvel Super Hero Franchise it's about time for a proper remake of The Lone Ranger. The 1981 attempt called The Legend of the Lone Ranger was an absolute disaster. But the most recent effort starring Johnny Depp was nothing more than a western version of his Pirates of the Caribean franchise and a total waste of talent and money. Any true history buff who wants to see this legend remade will tell you it has to be a "serious" attempt and must be filmed with Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels respected and indeed honoured for their place in history - they lived the characters in real life. A proper remake should be in the new trilogy format with unknown characters in the two leading roles and the first has to start with the killing of the Ranger patrol. There is no better time to do the right thing - it has been messed up too many times over the years and its return to the big screen is long overdue! Somebody please make it happen!!


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