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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.

  • True or False?

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?

  • Casablanca
  • King's Row
  • Manix

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. Forsythe?

  • 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.

  • True or False?

5) Clint Walker as main character Cheyenne Bodie is the only series regular. Who was Cheyenne's sidekick Smitty in three first-season episodes?

  • 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

Cheyenne Answers

  1. True
  2. Manix
  3. James Garner
  4. True
  5. L. Q. Jones
  6. Dennis Hopper
  7. Bronco Lane
  8. Rod Taylor
  9. Peter Breck
  10. James Stacy

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