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The Roy Rogers Show 

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.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Dale Evans ...  Dale Evans 104 episodes, 1951-2014
Roy Rogers ...  Roy Rogers / ... 102 episodes, 1951-1957
Trigger ...  Trigger 101 episodes, 1951-1957
Pat Brady ...  Pat Brady / ... 101 episodes, 1951-1957
Bullet Bullet ...  Bullet / ... 101 episodes, 1951-1957
Harry Harvey ...  Sheriff / ... 54 episodes, 1951-1957
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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.

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Western

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roy Rogers See more »

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Roy Rogers Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(100 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The phrase "Whoa Nelly!" originated with Pat Brady. Nelly was short for Nellybelle, the name of his cantankerous Jeep. He used the phrase in nearly every show while racing after the villains or rushing for help. See more »

Quotes

[title sequence]
Announcer: "The Roy Rogers Show," starring Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys; Trigger, his golden palomino; and Dale Evans, Queen of the West; with Pat Brady, his comical sidekick; and Roy's wonder dog, Bullet.
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Connections

Featured in Yap: How Did You Know We'd Like TV? (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Trails
Written by Dale Evans
Performed by Roy Rogers and Dale Evans
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"Happy Traaails to youuuu!"
21 June 2003 | by semi-buffSee all my reviews

Oh how I wish THIS would show up in reruns! This and "Lassie" (with Tommy Rettig) were my favorite shows as a kid, in an era of great kiddie shows. In my little-girl eyes, Dale really had the perfect life--she got the horse AND Roy! It didn't matter what the plots were; they were basically all the same anyway. But there was something about Roy and Dale that was very appealing, and Pat and Nellybelle were fun too. One nice thing about it was Dale was not a damsel in distress; she was Roy's partner, and although secondary, she did her part to help him get the bad guys. ["Annie Oakley" had a female lead without a male costar, except for her kid brother. I think these two shows helped contribute to the rise of femininism in the 60's.] Every kid knew "Happy Trails" by heart, and Roy and Dale sang it right to us at the end of every show. Wonderful memories!


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