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Sergeant Preston of the Yukon 

Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.
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Canadian Mountie Sgt. Preston patrols the wilds of the Yukon with his horse Rex and his faithful dog Yukon King, battling both the elements and criminals.

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29 September 1955 (USA)  »

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Musician 'Ray Stevens' recorded and released a comedy single parodying Sgt. Preston (with Yukon King doing the actual detective work, while Preston took all the credit), when the series was still airing. The producers sued Stevens (and his then-label, Mercury Records), but agreed to drop the lawsuit if the record was taken off the market and off the airwaves. See more »

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Announcer: Sergeant Preston of the Northwest Mounted Police with Yukon King, swiftest and strongest lead dog breaking the trail in the relentless pursuit of lawbreakers, in the wild days of the Yukon. Back to the days of the Gold Rush, as Sergeant Preston, with his wonder dog, Yukon King, meets the challenge of the Yukon.
[map of Yukon Territory appears on screen]
Announcer: This is the Yukon . . .
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Referenced in Due South: They Eat Horses, Don't They? (1994) See more »

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If only
25 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

I remember watching this program as a kid. There were no fancy special effects, no blood and gore, just edge of your seat excitement. There was a clear distinction between the good guys and the bad guys, and the good guys won. The dedicated Sargent Preston, and his faithful dog King, fighting the elements and the bad guys. You always knew who the hero was, and the bad guys always got what they deserve. Perhaps if there were shows like this today, children would have a better sense of right and wrong. Clear definitions of right and wrong, where the objective is to bring the wrongdoer to justice, not smash, mutilate or destroy them. No super powers, no high technology, just plain old fashioned using your brain. Clear values and no gratuitous violence.


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