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The Californians 

San Franciscans during the goldrush of the 1850s attempt to maintain law and order in their wild city. Newly arrived Matthew Wayne becomes sheriff, then marshal, and organizes the city ... See full summary »
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1959   1958   1957  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Richard Coogan ...  Matt Wayne 46 episodes, 1958-1959
Sean McClory ...  Jack McGivern 29 episodes, 1957-1959
Adam Kennedy Adam Kennedy ...  Dion Patrick 22 episodes, 1957-1958
Nan Leslie ...  Martha McGivern 22 episodes, 1957-1958
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San Franciscans during the goldrush of the 1850s attempt to maintain law and order in their wild city. Newly arrived Matthew Wayne becomes sheriff, then marshal, and organizes the city police force while expressing interest in the young widow Fanzler and sparring with attorney Pitt. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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USA

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English

Release Date:

24 September 1957 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

| (69 episodes)

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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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I've Come to Calfornia
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Recorded by Ken Darby (as The Ken Darby Singers)
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Art Fleming was a question on "Jeopardy!".
31 December 2018 | by vincent_parrySee all my reviews

The Category: 1950's Television Westerns

The Answer: He played crusading attorney Jeremy Pitt on "The Californians."

There was a deathly silence when the answer was revealed.

No one buzzed in.

Finally one brave contestant took a chance.

"Who was Richard Coogan?" he guessed.

Host Art Fleming was much amused.

Fleming said Richard Coogan was going to get a big laugh out of this.

Of course the question should have been "Who is Art Fleming?".


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