Alias Smith and Jones (1971–1973)
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The Bounty Hunter 

Ex-slave Joe Sims has a cheerful demeanor that masks intensive hatred for the white racists who have dogged him all his life. He has an uncanny ability to track down Heyes and Curry ... See full summary »

Director:

Barry Shear

Writers:

Roy Huggins (story) (as John Thomas James), Glen A. Larson (created by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Pete Duel ... Hannibal Heyes (alias Joshua Smith)
Ben Murphy ... Jed 'Kid' Curry (alias Thaddeus Jones)
Louis Gossett Jr. ... Joe Sims
Robert Middleton ... Grayson
R.G. Armstrong ... Max
Robert Donner ... Nate
Robert Easton ... Hank
James McCallion ... Jesse
Geoffrey Lewis ... Al
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Storyline

Ex-slave Joe Sims has a cheerful demeanor that masks intensive hatred for the white racists who have dogged him all his life. He has an uncanny ability to track down Heyes and Curry wherever they go and trap them, planning to turn them in for the reward money and methodically ignoring their pleas that they have reformed. After witnessing some of Sims' confrontations with vicious whites, Heyes and Curry are sympathetic to his plight and try to help him, but Sims won't let them go. Written by Peter Harris

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 December 1971 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Hannibal Heyes: Just tell me one thing. Why are you so all fired ornery?
Joe Sims: Nothin' I can do about that. Some black folks, ya know, figure they owe white folks a lotta harm fo rall what they done. I don't feel that way. I don't feel I owe 'em any harm. I don't feel I owe 'em anything else, either. I guess that's why I don't know nothin' about gratitude. It been taken outta me a long time ago.
Hannibal Heyes: That's sad, Joe. That's a sad way to be.
Joe Sims: I guess...
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