What do you know about Cheyenne?
Try this Alan�s TV Westerns Trivia quiz. You�ll find the answers at
the bottom of the page.
1) Cheyenne is a western television series
of 108 black-and-white episodes broadcast on ABC from 1955 to 1963. The
show was the first hour-long western.
2) The series began as a part of Warner
Brothers Presents, a program that alternated three different series
in rotation. In its first year, Cheyenne traded broadcast weeks
with two other shows. What was NOT one of the shows?
3) The first Cheyenne episode was Mountain
Fortress. The plot: Cheyenne and Smitty are in the desert making maps
when they spot Shoshone smoke signals. They take to high ground where
they are met by Bob Manson and his gang. They have spotted the signals
too and are taking refuge on the huge rock fortress. When a stage coach
comes under attack Cheyenne, Smitty and Manson's men fight off the
Indians but Manson reveals his true intentions and robs the coach. Soon
the coach is followed by a party of soldiers and everyone finds
themselves on the rock waiting for a Shoshone attack. Who played Lt.
- Robert J. Wilke
- Peter Coe
- James Garner
4) Cheyenne Bodie, a former frontier scout, is the
heroic loner who drifts without any particular motivation or purpose
through the post-Civil War West, taking temporary jobs on ranches, wagon
trains, or cattle drives.
5) Clint Walker as main character Cheyenne Bodie
is the only series regular. Who was Cheyenne's sidekick Smitty in three
- Paul Fix
- L. Q. Jones
- Marshall Field
6) Who appeared as an arrogant young gunfighter,
the Utah Kid, in the episode "Quicksand"; in the story line,
he gave Cheyenne Bodie no choice but to kill him in a gunfight.
- Dennis Quaid
- Dennis Cole
- Dennis Hopper
7) Cheyenne ran from 1955 to 1963, except
for a hiatus when Walker went on strike for higher pay (1958-1959). For
the hiatus, who replaced Bodie?
- Bronco Lane
- Deputy Hack
- Roy Barrington
8) Cheyenne is heading North when he comes across
two amateur prospectors. They are in need of a guide into the mountains
and Cheyenne agrees to help them find their mine. Cheyenne, Clancy and
Duncan travel to the mine and strike it rich. Soon greed and paranoia
overwhelm Duncan and a wedge is driven between the partners. There is
also a renegade band of Mescaleros to contend with. This is plot for The
Argonauts episode. Who played Clancy?
- Robert Ryan
- Robert Young
- Rod Taylor
9) In the episode Indian Gold: Two gold
prospectors see a Sioux warrior bringing two sacks of gold into town.
They start searching all over the Sioux reservation, hoping to locate
the mine the gold came from, in violation of a treaty. The local sheriff
asks Cheyenne's help in keeping the incident from breaking out into an
Indian war. Who played Matt Kilgore in the episode?
- Peter Breck
- Rod Youngerman
- Henry Morgan
10) In the episode Showdown at Oxbend, who
played Luther James?
- James Stacy
- Martin Milner
- James Morgan