Centennial (1978–1979)
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The Massacre 

As the Civil War is fought between the North and South, militia colonel Frank Skimmerhorn arrives in Colorado on a mission to wipe out the Indians. Major Mercy struggles to keep the peace ... See full summary »

Director:

Paul Krasny

Writers:

Charles Larson (teleplay), James A. Michener (based on the novel by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
William Atherton ... Jim Lloyd
Raymond Burr ... Herman Bockweiss
Barbara Carrera ... Clay Basket
Richard Chamberlain ... Alexander McKeag
Robert Conrad ... Pasquinel
Richard Crenna ... Colonel Frank Skimmerhorn
Timothy Dalton ... Oliver Seccombe
Cliff De Young ... John Skimmerhorn
Chad Everett ... Major Maxwell Mercy
Andy Griffith ... Professor Lewis Vernor
Gregory Harrison ... Levi Zendt
Alex Karras ... Hans Brumbaugh
Brian Keith ... Sheriff Axel Dumire
Sally Kellerman ... Lise Bockweiss
Stephen McHattie ... Jacques 'Jake' Pasquinel
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Storyline

As the Civil War is fought between the North and South, militia colonel Frank Skimmerhorn arrives in Colorado on a mission to wipe out the Indians. Major Mercy struggles to keep the peace while the Pasquinel brothers face their final days. Hans Brumbaugh begins to farm the land and Oliver Seccombe brings the prospect of a new business. Written by Anonymous

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Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 November 1978 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

Oliver Seccombe comes to Centennial after a lengthy time away. Lucinda, Levi Zendt's wife greets him like an old friend, someone her and her husband knew from way back. In fact, it was Levi's first wife, Elly, who knew Seccomb. Lucinda had never met him. See more »

Quotes

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Paul Garrett/Narrator: By 1861, war had spread like a dirty fog across the American landscape. While Northerners fought Southerners in the East and in Texas, in the Rockies, white men pushed into a frontier that had been occupied by red men for generations. It was a complex and disorganized campaign, this Western conflict.
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