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TV Westerns Trivia 17

Lancer, Laramie, Laredo, Law of the Plainsman, The Lazarus Man, and The Legend of Jesse James

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1. This Western appears on CBS-TV during the 1968-1969 season. The lead character was Murdoch Lancer who owned a sprawling ranch in California's San Joaquin Valley.  Who played Murdoch Lancer?

  • A. James Stacy
  • B. David Carradine
  • C. Clint Walker
  • D. Andrew Duggan

2. Who played the bad tempered old cook Jelly Hoskins?

  • A. Walter Brennan
  • B. Keye Luke
  • C. John Carradine
  • D. Paul Brinegar

3. Who was NOT a cast member?

  • A. Joan Blondell
  • B. Wayne Maunder
  • C. James Stacy
  • D. Elizabeth Baur


4. Slim Sherman owned a ranch. To make ends meet, he ran a stage stop on his property. Who played Slim?

  • A. William Smith
  • B. Robert Fuller
  • C. John Smith
  • D. Robert Crawford Jr.

5. The other lead character was Jess Harper. He is a gunfighter who decides to help Slim. Who played Jess?

  • A. William Smith
  • B. Robert Fuller
  • C. John Smith
  • D. Robert Crawford Jr.

6. Jonesy is a friend of Slim's and works at the station. He is played my Hoagy Carmichael.  What is a song NOT written my Hoagy

  • A. Stardust
  • B. Georgia on My Mind
  • C. In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening
  • D. Off We Go

7. "Laramie," when it switched over to color broadcasts in 1961, introduced the legendary NBC Peacock prelude animation ("the following program is brought to you in living color..."), which, of course, became the network's anthem for color television over the next 18 or so years.

  • True or False?


8. The series revolved around Texas Rangers in this hour-long Western. The show aired from September 1965 to September 1967. Who was NOT a character during the first season?

  • A. Reese Bennett
  • B. Chad Cooper
  • C. Joe Riley
  • D. Erik Hunter

Law of the Plainsman

9. This is a spin-off from what TV Western?

  • A. Laredo
  • B. Laramie
  • C. Lawman
  • D. The Rifleman

10. The main character was Deputy Marshall Sam Buckhart an Apache lawman in New Mexico. Who played Buckhart?

  • A. John Lupton
  • B. Michael Ansara
  • C. Las LaRue
  • D. Rex Allen

The Lazarus Man

11. The Western ran in syndication during the 1996 season. However, after being renewed the Western stars was diagnosed with cancer and filmed was unable to be renewed. Who was the star?

  • A. David Soul
  • B. Tim Mathison
  • C. Robert Urich
  • D. Kip Niven

The Legend of Jesse James

12. This Western only lasted one season, 1965-1966. Christopher Jones played Jesse and Allen Case played Frank. The main cast included Marshall Sam Corbett played by Robert Wilke. However, Wilke is known best for?

  • A. Playing Western bad guys
  • B. Playing Western lawmen
  • C. Playing bartenders
  • D. Playing morticians

Trivia 17

1) D.  2) D.  3) A.  4) C.  5) B.D.  6) D.  7) True  8) D.  9) D.  10) B. 11) C. 12) A.

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