Rodeo champion Jim Sinclair is hired by Commander Hayes to introduce modern methods to his game ranch in Kenya. His Navajo blood brother John Henry helps. Ten-year-old orphan Samson adopts them.

Creators:

Ivan Tors, Andy White
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Chuck Connors ...  Jim Sinclair 26 episodes, 1967-1968
Tom Nardini Tom Nardini ...  John Henry 26 episodes, 1967-1968
Ronald Howard Ronald Howard ...  Wing Commander Hayes 26 episodes, 1967-1968
Gerald Edwards Gerald Edwards ...  Samson 26 episodes, 1967-1968
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Rodeo champion Jim Sinclair is hired by Commander Hayes to introduce modern methods to his game ranch in Kenya. His Navajo blood brother John Henry helps. Ten-year-old orphan Samson adopts them.

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africa | spin off | See All (2) »

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Adventure

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1967 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cowboy Afrikassa See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Ivan Tors Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The character names remained the same as those in Africa: Texas Style (1967) although all but one actor was re-cast. John Henry continued to be played by Tom Nardini. See more »

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Follows Africa: Texas Style (1967) See more »

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Rip-roaring Rodeo in Africa.
9 October 2005 | by jonesy74-1See all my reviews

Square-jawed, super tall Chuck Connors takes on Africa. One of Ivan Tors' series based on Tors' own 1967 movie, "Africa, Texas Style" starring Hugh O'Brien.

A retired British Commander hires Texas Cowboy Jim Sinclair (Chuck Connors) to help him teach the Masai how to domesticate wild animals American Style.

As a Chuck Connors fan, I was glad to see him back in action after a bad run on "Branded," an unusually silly Western series that had him going town to town running from a charge of cowardice in the U.S. Cavalry.

Was this better? In some ways. Not a great series, but definitely fun. It was running around the time of the Tarzan with Ron Ely and Daktari (whose theme song went "Daktari - Daktari - Daktari, Daktari, Daktari") - both, shows about Africa.

I don't remember much about the series, except, Jim Sinclair dressed in Safari garb, carried a big carbine rifle, and rode a horse.

Also, I remember lots and lots of African animals. It wasn't that great of a series, but it kept me entertained. Nothing Connors did could rival "The Rifleman," I don't believe.


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