The adventures of Sam Cade, sheriff of rural Madrid County.
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Glenn Ford ...  Sam Cade 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Edgar Buchanan ...  J.J. Jackson / ... 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Taylor Lacher Taylor Lacher ...  Arlo Pritchard 24 episodes, 1971-1972
Victor Campos Victor Campos ...  Rudy Davillo 22 episodes, 1971-1972
Peter Ford Peter Ford ...  Pete 20 episodes, 1971-1972
Betty Ann Carr ...  Betty Ann Sundown / ... 15 episodes, 1971-1972
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Sam Cade is the tough but sensitive sheriff of sprawling Madrid County located somewhere in the American Southwest. Between chases and shootouts, episodes deal with a number of relevant '70s issues such as the plight of the American Indian. Written by Marty McKee <mmckee@wkio.com>

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Glenn Ford as Sam Cade, A Sheriff in the New West. With Edgar Buchanan as His Deputy.

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Action | Crime | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 September 1971 (USA) See more »

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Sam Cade See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(24 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Alternate Versions

Two episodes released to television as film entitled "Marshal From Madrid." See more »

Connections

Featured in O.J. Simpson: Juice on the Loose (1974) See more »

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Modern day Western and Crime Drama show!!!
11 November 2000 | by raysondSee all my reviews

After a string of hits movies to boot(which were mostly Westerns),legendary Hollywood actor Glenn Ford gave TV a try with this weekly series that is now seldom seen nowadays. Here you'll have a show that was part of a modern day Western,and part crime drama show all in one and it was one of those shows that kept you on what would happen next. Ford was the tough and sensitive sheriff of Madrid County who kept law and order with his deputy(Petticoat Junction's Edgar Buchanan). However it did tackle issues that were relevant in its day like the plight of the American Indian,and the overall discrimination of the Mexican American and other minorities. The overall opening sequence of the show(seen with Ford going through the mountain landscape in a Jeep)makes for one of the best shows ever from the early 1970's that is rarely seen. NOTE:The shows theme was written by composer Henry Mancini,and this would be Glenn Ford's only TV series to date which ran from 1971-1973 on CBS.


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