In 1890 in the town of Paradise, a professional gunfighter is forced to take custody of his sister's four children, retiring to a farm and a quiet life. Nevertheless, he is often called upon by residents to defend them from lawlessness.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Lee Horsley ...  Ethan Allen Cord 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Jenny Beck ...  Claire Carroll 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Matthew Newmark Matthew Newmark ...  Joseph Carroll 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Brian Lando Brian Lando ...  Ben Carroll 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Michael Patrick Carter ...  George Carroll 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Sigrid Thornton ...  Amelia Lawson 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Dehl Berti ...  John Taylor 56 episodes, 1988-1991
James Crittenden ...  Charlie / ... 37 episodes, 1988-1991
Mack Dryden Mack Dryden ...  Scotty McBride / ... 34 episodes, 1988-1990
John Bloom ...  Tiny 25 episodes, 1988-1991
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Gunfighter Ethan Cord, left to raise his dead sister's children, tries to settle down in the town of Paradise, but finds that his past continues to haunt him. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Drama | Western

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The first two years the show was just called "Paradise". It was changed to "Guns of Paradise" for the third season. See more »

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Best 80s western, would still hold it's own today....
13 January 2005 | by voyager459See all my reviews

To my knowledge they have never released this series on tape/DVD or I would have jumped on it in a heartbeat. Would love for my kids to see this series, Named my son after the lead character.. :) Would love to trade with anyone that has this series..

My wife and I watched this series from the time it first aired to the time it was canceled. What a shame, this series was good and family oriented. All about a wrongly accused Gunslinger that tried to leave his past behind when he went to care for/raise his dying sisters 4 kids. It may have been a formulaic series, slightly predictable but it was worth your time, unlike many of the shows on the "tube" these days... Wish it was still in syndication.. :(

Thanks..


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guns of Paradise See more »

Filming Locations:

Columbia, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lorimar Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(56 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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