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...  William Tell 72 episodes, 1987-1989
Jeremy Clyde ...  Gov. Hermann Gessler 72 episodes, 1987-1989
...  Horst / ... 72 episodes, 1987-1989
...  Matthew Tell / ... 72 episodes, 1987-1989
...  Tyroll 72 episodes, 1987-1989
John Otway ...  Conrad 71 episodes, 1987-1989
...  Eleanor 59 episodes, 1987-1989
...  The Emperor / ... 49 episodes, 1988-1989
Bertie Cortez ...  Ambrose 47 episodes, 1987-1989
Bernard Spiegel ...  Weevil 47 episodes, 1987-1989
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In Switzerland in the 14th Century, William Tell and his son Matthew are imprisoned by the tyrannical Gessler. Having split the apple on his son's head with his crossbow, much to Gessler's chagrin, there is no stopping William Tell's legendary strength and skill. Written by GusF

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Based on the story william tell See more »

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Referenced in You Got Trumped: The First 100 Days: Blackout (2016) See more »

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Straight through the Apple
(Main Title Theme)
by Stanislas Syrewicz
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The series of William Tell are great!
25 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Years ago did I watch these series on television. The actors were perfect for the roles! Especially Will Lyman alias William Tell and Jeremy Clyde alias Hermann Gessler. The soundtrack and music is made by Stanislas Syrewicz and is very good. The story is also good with very much action and stunts, but NOT too much violence and I think that that is important for children.

The creator of this series did a great job! Pity that it doesn't come up that much on television. I prefer this serie to Robin Hood or Ivan Hoe. Crossbow is great!


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