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Alias Smith and Jones 

Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks".

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Glen A. Larson
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1973   1972   1971  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ben Murphy ...  Jed 'Kid' Curry (alias Thaddeus Jones) 50 episodes, 1971-1973
Roger Davis ...  Narrator / ... 48 episodes, 1971-1973
Pete Duel ...  Hannibal Heyes (alias Joshua Smith) 33 episodes, 1971-1972
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks they robbed, they never shot anyone". They are offered an amnesty on condition that they stay out of trouble for a year and that they don't tell anyone about it. With a view to keeping their noses clean they adopt the identities of Smith and Jones and use all of their ingenuity keeping out of the way of the law. Written by Anonymous

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Two ex-outlaws try to go straight...but the price on their heads keeps a posse on their trail. Ben Murphy, Roger Davis star. (season 2)

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alias Smith and Jones See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(50 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Following Pete Duel's sudden death on December 31, 1971, production on the series came to a halt for only half a day. Filming resumed on the afternoon of January 1, 1972, with Roger Davis re-filming Duel's scenes for the episode in production at the time of his death. See more »

Goofs

During the entire show, Heyes and Curry have either one pair of saddlebags each, or nothing at all, yet they continually appear in different recurring outfits, including heavy coats, suits (with matching hats), and different vest/jacket combinations. See more »

Quotes

Jed 'Kid' Curry: Heyes, there's only one thing been keepin' you alive all this time.
Hannibal Heyes: And what's that?
Jed 'Kid' Curry: Me.
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Connections

Referenced in Doctor Who Confidential: Alter Ego (2007) See more »

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User Reviews

What "Butch and Sundance" only hoped to be
4 May 2003 | by bwaynefSee all my reviews

"Alias Smith and Jones" debuted on ABC in January 1971, little more than a year after the release of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," and that's hardly coincidental. The series was undoubtedly an attempt by Universal to cash-in on the success of the Paul Newman-Robert Redford megahit. The resemblance series co-star Ben Murphy had to the man with the blue eyes wasn't coincidental either. But "Alias Smith and Jones" was created by Roy Huggins, the man who gave us "Maverick," which one could say inspired "Butch..." so if anyone had the right to pattern a series on that movie, it was Huggins. Besides, this series achieved what the overrated "Butch" only aspired to. It had wit and style, was well-written, and had a first-rate cast. There was a solid chemisty between Pete Duel and Murphy, and the guest stars were also well chosen. I have fond memories of this show, although its quality deteriorated somewhat in February 1972 when Roger Davis took over for Duel (who died on New Year's Eve 1971 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound). It would be nice to see it released on video or at least added to the lineup on TV Land.


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