In this syndicated series, Lincoln Vail was a local law enforcement official patrolling the wilderness area in his airboat. He had frequent dealings with the local Seminoles and worked diligently to protect the wildlife.
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Ron Hayes ...  Lincoln Vail 39 episodes, 1961-1962
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In this syndicated series, Lincoln Vail was a local law enforcement official patrolling the wilderness area in his airboat. He had frequent dealings with the local Seminoles and worked diligently to protect the wildlife.

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

9 October 1961 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Andytown, Florida, USA See more »

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ZIV Television Programs See more »
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(39 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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Ron Hayes was an early environmentalist and was able to combine his passion and work in this series. He later founded Wilderness World with his best friend. See more »

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A blast from the past
25 November 2002 | by MASONALMSee all my reviews

At a time when many of the older television series are returning for a new generation to view, This one should be included. "Everglades" was a straight forward crime drama show, set in the everglades of Florida. Constable Lincoln Vail was the man charged with protecting life in the everglades. Constable Vail patrolled his beat in an airboat, which was often the star of the show. Other television shows (Flipper, Gentle Ben) later came along with similar action themes, but "Everglades" was the original, and in my opinion, the best. It featured the best theme song on television at the time, and to this day, I find myself occasionally humming or singing the song.


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