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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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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24 January 1965 (USA)  »

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(48 episodes)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Despite his impressive physique, and despite the popularity of "beefcake" in TV westerns, Chuck Connors shed his shirt in only four episodes. See more »

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Spoofed in SCTV: SCTV 30th Anniversary Show (1978) See more »

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Branded
Written by Dominic Frontiere and Alan Alch
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Theme parody
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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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