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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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Complete series cast summary:
...  The Cisco Kid / ... 157 episodes, 1950-1956
...  Pancho / ... 157 episodes, 1950-1956
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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6 March 1950 (USA)  »

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Cisco Kid  »

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(156 episodes)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.33 : 1
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Diablo was The Cisco Kid's horse. Loco was Pancho's horse. See more »

Quotes

[last lines of each episode]
The Cisco Kid: Oh, Pancho!
Pancho: Oh, Cisco!
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Connections

Spoofed in The Monkees: The Devil and Peter Tork (1968) See more »

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"Hey, Poncho; Hey, Cisco!"
9 April 2007 | by See 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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