Seven boys work a cattle ranch in the Old West.
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Complete series cast summary:
Moses Gunn ...  Jebediah Nightlinger 12 episodes, 1974
Diana Douglas ...  Annie Andersen 12 episodes, 1974
Jim Davis ...  Marshal Bill Winter 12 episodes, 1974
A Martinez ...  Cimarron 12 episodes, 1974
Robert Carradine ...  Slim 12 episodes, 1974
Sean Kelly Sean Kelly ...  Jimmy 12 episodes, 1974
Kerry MacLane ...  Homer 12 episodes, 1974
Clint Howard ...  Steve 12 episodes, 1974
Mitch Brown Mitch Brown ...  Hardy 12 episodes, 1974
Clay O'Brien ...  Weedy 12 episodes, 1974
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Seven teenaged boys in 1870s New Mexico Territory fight off teenaged Comanches and grownup cattle rustlers under the tutelage of ranch foreman Nightlinger and rancher/widow Annie Andersen. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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The way it was for seven boys growing up in the Old West. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 February 1974 (USA) See more »

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Die Cowboys See more »

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(13 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Composer Harry Sukman did an original theme for the series which was rejected. It was accidentally included on the 1994 release of the John Williams film score, incorrectly labeled as an alternate theme for the film. See more »

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Spun-off from The Cowboys (1972) See more »

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A Guilty Teen Pleasure
20 September 2007 | by poettesseSee all my reviews

I saw the movie first, of course, and was excited when it was reincarnated as a TV series. It wasn't the greatest, that's true, but I enjoyed it nevertheless. All those cute guys, just around my age....

I loved the show so much I began writing my own episodes, joining the cast as Annie's orphaned niece, I think. I had a huge crush on Sean Kelly at the time, so most of my episodes centered around his character and were written as innocent teen vignettes: holding hands, riding into the sunset together, the first kiss.....

I was really angry when the series was canceled, but not surprised. In my heart of hearts I knew the series wasn't 'good TV,' but it still held a special place in my heart.


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