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Westerns

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Rawhide
Gunsmoke
Bonanza
The Lone Ranger
The Virginian
Alias Smith & Jones
Cheyenne
The Cisco Kid
Other

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Television: Westerns

Rawhide

Theme sung by Click to show or hide the answer
Character played by Clint Eastwood Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the cook Click to show or hide the answer

Gunsmoke

Set in Click to show or hide the answer
Marshal Matt Dillon: played by Click to show or hide the answer
Chester played by Click to show or hide the answer
Quint Asper played by Click to show or hide the answer
Title used in the UK for the first six series (1956–61) of Gunsmoke Click to show or hide the answer

Bonanza

Name of the ranch Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the family Click to show or hide the answer
The cook at El Ponderosa (a 'comic relief' character who appeared in about every fourth episode, on average) was an immigrant from Click to show or hide the answer
Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright played by Click to show or hide the answer

The Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger's real name Click to show or hide the answer
Actor who played the Lone Ranger (apart from 2 series when it was John Hart) – died 1999 Click to show or hide the answer
Tonto was played by Click to show or hide the answer
Tonto's horse Click to show or hide the answer

The Virginian

Title role Click to show or hide the answer
Played Trampas; died in 1995, aged 59, of lung cancer Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the ranch (after a Biblical city) Click to show or hide the answer

Alias Smith & Jones

Smith's real name Click to show or hide the answer
Jones's real name Click to show or hide the answer
Smith (Hannibal Heyes) played by Click to show or hide the answer
Jones (Kid Curry) played by Click to show or hide the answer
Narrated the title sequence voiceover; replaced Duel after the latter's suicide – but the new partnership failed to ignite and lasted only 17 episodes Click to show or hide the answer

Cheyenne

Surname of the title character Click to show or hide the answer
Title character (Cheyenne Bodie) played by Click to show or hide the answer
Character who first appeared in Cheyenne – brought in to replace Cheyenne when Walker walked out following a contract dispute; later got his own series Click to show or hide the answer

The Cisco Kid

His horse Click to show or hide the answer
His sidekick (in cinema – name means "fatty") Click to show or hide the answer
His sidekick (on TV) Click to show or hide the answer

Other

Equine companion of Gene Autry, in 79 films 1935–52 and on TV 1950–55; also had his own TV series 1955–6, starring Barry Curtis as 12–year–old Ricky North Click to show or hide the answer
Bronco Lane (see Cheyenne): played by Click to show or hide the answer
1967–71: set in Arizona in the 1870s; starred Leif Erickson as ranch owner John Cannon, Cameron Mitchell as his brother Buck, Mark Slade as his son Billy (Blue Boy) Click to show or hide the answer
Famous American composer, starred as Jonesy in Laramie Click to show or hide the answer
Hugely successful and highly acclaimed 1989 miniseries, starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones as former Texas Rangers Augustus "Gus" McCrae and Woodrow F. Call, based on a Pulitzer–prizewinning novel by Larry McMurtry – a fictionalised account of a real–life (1868) cattle drive by Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving Click to show or hide the answer
Wanted Dead or Alive (1958–61): name of the Confederate veteran and bounty hunter Click to show or hide the answer
Played by Click to show or hide the answer

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