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Branded 

In the 1880s Jason McCord travels the country trying to prove he's no coward. He needs to do this because the military career of this West point graduate came to an end when he was thrown out of the army after being accused of cowardice.

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Larry Cohen
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Chuck Connors ...  Jason McCord 48 episodes, 1965-1966
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Storyline

In this Western series, Jason McCord, the only survivor of the Battle of Bitter Creek, is court-martialed and kicked out of the Army because of his alleged cowardice. Rather than demean the good name of the Army commander who was actually to blame for the massacre, McCord travels the Old West trying to restore his good name and reputation. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 1965 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marcado See more »

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Runtime:

(48 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Jason's horse was Domino. See more »

Goofs

Though the series overview states that this show was set in the 1880's, several episodes are clearly set during the Presidency of Ulysses S. Grant. And two specifically deal with events leading up to Custer's Massacre at Little Bighorn. Thereby proving that the setting for some episodes was in the 1870's. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Tourist Trap (2018) See more »

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Branded
Written by Dominic Frontiere and Alan Alch
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Theme parody
19 June 2006 | by jejoziSee all my reviews

I was just a young lad of eight when Branded came out. It was on Sunday night, my parents bowling night. My little brother and I would drive my older brother crazy (hey, it was our jobs) getting us to bed, and we'd always promise to go if he let us watch the Branded opening. I also remember the parody of the theme song, but with slightly different words.

I believe it went a little something like this:

Stranded, stranded on the toilet bowl What do ya do when you're stranded And there's none on the roll.

You take it like a man And you wipe it with your hand...

Stranded, stranded on the toilet boooowl.

Thank you, thank you very much.


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