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The Real McCoys 

From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Walter Brennan ...  Grandpa Amos McCoy / ... 225 episodes, 1957-1963
Richard Crenna ...  Luke McCoy 225 episodes, 1957-1963
Kathleen Nolan ...  Kate McCoy 186 episodes, 1957-1962
Tony Martinez Tony Martinez ...  Pepino 152 episodes, 1957-1963
Michael Winkelman ...  Little Luke 136 episodes, 1957-1962
Lydia Reed ...  Hassie 124 episodes, 1957-1962
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From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

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English

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3 October 1957 (USA) See more »

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The McCoys See more »

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(224 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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When the series moved from ABC to CBS for its sixth and final season, some of the continuing characters were dropped. For instance, Luke's wife Kate had died, and his brother Little Luke was packed off to boarding school and was not seen again. See more »

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Referenced in MacGyver: Hearts of Steel (1990) See more »

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A great cast
27 July 1999 | by KirasjeriSee all my reviews

Re: the other comments. But although Walter Brennan was great as grandpa DO NOT forget the rest of the cast. Richard Crenna was wonderful as Luke, and Kathy Nolan (as she was called in the first years of the show, not Kathleen) was fine too, among others. She eventually left the show in a bitter contract dispute for a short-running series (check her credits) and her career went the route of DAvid Caruso from NYPD BLUE. This show had a wonderful theme song: "Want you to meet the family known as the real McCoys. That's grandpappy Amos, they head of the clan, he roars like a lion but he's gentle as a lamb. And now here's Luke who beams with joy since he may take Mrs Kate McCoy". A good show that never recovered from Nolan leaving - Luke as a widow didn't cut it.


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