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Adventures in Rainbow Country 

Teenager Billy Williams and his sister Hannah live with their mother Nancy at a hunting and fishing lodge in Rainbow Country, the popular name of the North Channel area of Lake Huron in ... See full summary »

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William Davidson
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Series cast summary:
Stephen Cottier ...  Billy Williams 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Buckley Petawabano Buckley Petawabano ...  Pete Gawa 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Susan Conway Susan Conway ...  Hannah Wiliams / ... 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Albert Millaire ...  Roger Lemieux 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Wally Koster Wally Koster ...  Dennis McGubgub 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Alan Mills Alan Mills ...  Dougall McGregor 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Lois Maxwell ...  Nancy Williams 26 episodes, 1969-1970
Johnny Michaels ...  Officer John Nixon 8 episodes, 1969
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Teenager Billy Williams and his sister Hannah live with their mother Nancy at a hunting and fishing lodge in Rainbow Country, the popular name of the North Channel area of Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada. The lodge was built by Billy's father Frank, who disappeared two years earlier when his bush plane went down while he was prospecting for gold. At 15, Billy is an accomplished wilderness guide, scuba diver, angler, spelunker, white-water canoeist, photographer, marksman, rock climber, skydiver and electric bass player in his rock group The Thunderbirds. Billy sports a mop of shaggy blond hair and always wears a gold mohair sweater, a GWG denim jacket, beige jeans and Kodiak boots, even on the most sweltering of summer days. Billy's best friend is Pete Gawa, a native Canadian who is equally adept at all the outdoor skills. The inseparable pair experience an endless string of adventures, thwarting the designs of jewel thieves (Mystery at Whaleback Bay), kidnappers (Pursuit Along the Aux ... Written by Denis Belton

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A feature film, "Return to Rainbow Country", was planned but never made. See more »

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Not to be confused with "The Beachcombers"
30 April 2020 | by karlsiSee all my reviews

Short-lived but good for its time.

The Beachcombers was the one set in B.C. and much more successful and enduring, staring the unforgettable Bruno Gerussi and Robert Clothier.

Easy to get these two shows confused, especially if you watched them as a child.


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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

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1969 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Abenteuer im Regenbogenland See more »

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(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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