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I Remember When Westerns Ruled Tv

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    I Adored My Step Dad

    In his too short life (passing away at 49 yrs old) I watched him write hundreds of Bonanzas,Gunsmokes & Paladins.He did love writing Kung Fu too tho" If anyone is old enough the first western I remember was Wagon Train.  The only thing he seems to be remembered for was writing...
    True8 True8 51-55, F 2 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    Not Police Or Forensic Crime, But Westerns

    Prime time was filled with them: GUNSMOKE (at one time the longest running drama in US TV history), BONANZA, HAVE GUN-WILL TRAVEL, LAWMAN, CHEYENNE, MAVERICK, SUGARFOOT, WAGON TRAIN, THE VIRGINIAN, THE RIFLEMAN, WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE, and so many more. And Saturday mornings weren...
    ChipmunkErnie ChipmunkErnie 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 22, 2011

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