This series follows the exploits of Wyatt Earp's descendants. His namesake works as roustabout at Slade Town Carnival. His eccentric family includes his slightly senile mother, Amanda who fancies herself a bounty hunter and is constantly pursuing wanted felons but Wyatt's the one who has to deal with them. And his brother, Evan who thinks of himself as an inventor and is constantly making things that don't make sense and is also making all sorts of schemes that Wyatt gets caught up in. Jack Slade's his boss, who puts up with Wyatt's family cause he needs Wyatt. And Ellen Slade's daughter who teaches the children of the carni folks including Wyatt's son, Michael and who has a thing for Wyatt.
Did You Know?
Stephen J. Cannell wrote the part of Evan Earp specifically for Jim Varney after seeing a sales tape of him as his Ernest P. Worrell character. See more
Ma's got the 12 guage, Wyatt... The Earps is EARPIN'!
(Main Title Theme)
Written by Mike Post
and Stephen Geyer
Performed by Ronnie Milsap See more