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The Virginian 

TV-PG | | Western | TV Series (1962–1971)
Personable Western series based in Wyoming from the 1890s onward.
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9   8   7   6   5   4   3   2   1  
1971   1970   1969   1968   1967   1966   … See all »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Doug McClure ...  Trampas 249 episodes, 1962-1971
James Drury ...  The Virginian 249 episodes, 1962-1971
Lee J. Cobb ...  Judge Henry Garth 120 episodes, 1962-1966
Sara Lane ...  Elizabeth Grainger 105 episodes, 1966-1970
Clu Gulager ...  Emmett Ryker / ... 104 episodes, 1963-1968
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Storyline

The Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming Territory of the 1890s is owned in sequence by Judge Garth, the Grainger brothers, and Colonel MacKenzie. It is the setting for a variety of stories, many more based on character and relationships than the usual western. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Gallop along with this loner who has a lot of friends. He must - this is his seventh big season. Ninety exciting minutes of Western action. (season seven) See more »

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Western

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

INSP | Official Fan Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1962 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Men from Shiloh See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(249 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Betsy (Roberta Shore), the daughter of Judge Garth, is actually adopted, a fact mentioned only in season one, episode two, "Woman from White Wing". See more »

Goofs

As The Virginian, Trampas, and Hill (and Ryker, later in Season 1) ride their horses on the dirt road In the opening credits, tire tracks can clearly be seen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Unchained (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Virginian
(Theme)
by Percy Faith
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Good series
20 December 2003 | by gazzo-2See all my reviews

Good series, it's sad it's been kinda forgotten. It's easy to write it off as another 'Bonanza' knockoff-Big Valley, High Chapperell, for example, but it wasn't that, not at all. In one episode, you get to see Lee J Cobb, Richard Anderson, Harry Morgan, Arthur Hunnicutt and a host of other Very familiar character actors doing the 'Stagecoach' routine-while McClure, Drury and co weren't exactly chopped liver either.

It had heart, it was well acted and was on forever. I would watch this over Bonanza any day.

*** outta ****


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