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The Cisco Kid 

Approved | | Western | TV Series (1950–1956)
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.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Duncan Renaldo ...  The Cisco Kid / ... 157 episodes, 1950-1956
Leo Carrillo ...  Pancho / ... 157 episodes, 1950-1956
Loco Loco ...  Pancho's Horse / ... 84 episodes, 1950-1956
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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. Written by Christopher E. Meadows <cmeadows@nyx.cs.du.edu>

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Western

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Approved
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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

6 March 1950 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cisco Kid See more »

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ZIV Television Programs See more »
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Runtime:

(156 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed in color from its first season, although broadcasts were still in black and white at the time. See more »

Quotes

Pancho: Let's went.
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Connections

Referenced in Perfect Strangers: Speak, Memory (1991) See more »

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"Hey, Poncho; Hey, Cisco!"
9 April 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

The cries, "Hey, Poncho! Hey, Cisco" are something none of us who grew up with this TV western will ever get out of heads and why should we?

This western, I believe, is the second one I ever recall watching (after "The Range Rider") and the first recall with great fondness and a knowledge that a lot of people also liked this show. They had to, to have it run six years.

To be honest, I remember the Cisco Kid's partner, "Pancho" (Leo Carillo) more than I remember him, although Duncan Renaldo is not forgettable. He was a charismatic good guy, a real straight arrow and a great role model for small kids. I was the perfect age (6-12) to enjoy these episodes of a western that was made more for us in mind than adults.

Pancho, if I recall, mainly provided comedy relief...and that was fine with us kids. We loved him. You couldn't ask for a more loyal sidekick, even if he wasn't the most brilliant person.


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