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Guns of Paradise 

Paradise (original title)
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.
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Lee Horsley ...
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 Claire Carroll 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Matthew Newmark ...
 Joseph Carroll 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Brian Lando ...
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 George Carroll 56 episodes, 1988-1991
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 Amelia Lawson 56 episodes, 1988-1991
Dehl Berti ...
James Crittenden ...
 Charlie / ... 37 episodes, 1988-1991
Mack Dryden ...
 Scotty McBride / ... 34 episodes, 1988-1990
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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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27 October 1988 (USA)  »

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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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Still great viewing!
6 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

Of all the obsessions I had as a child, this is definitely one of my favorites. I went so far as to tape almost every episode - much to the dismay of my poor parents. I spent hours comparing my life with and becoming Claire Carroll, as I had two younger brothers the ages of Ben and George, and another, older brother (forget the other five siblings). Now, years later, the tapes are in wretched condition, but I still pop them in occasionally and watch and laugh. I even learned to sew so I could make clothes like the ones Sigrid Thornton wore. What fun memories. A few years ago I saw 'Paradise' played in repeats on a cable station and wondered if it might happen again. And what will it take to get it out on DVD?


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