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The Yellow Rose 

The trials of the Champion family as they run the Yellow Rose ranch.
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1984   1983  
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Complete series cast summary:
Sam Elliott ...  Chance McKenzie 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Cybill Shepherd ...  Colleen Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
David Soul ...  Roy Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Edward Albert ...  Quisto Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Noah Beery Jr. ...  Luther Dillard 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Ken Curtis ...  Hoyt Coryell 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Tom Schanley ...  Whit Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Michelle Bennett Michelle Bennett ...  L.C. Champion 22 episodes, 1983-1984
Chuck Connors ...  Jeb Hollister 21 episodes, 1983-1984
L.Q. Jones ...  Sheriff Lew Wallace 10 episodes, 1983-1984
Steve Sandor ...  Lenny Hollister 9 episodes, 1983-1984
Susan Anspach ...  Grace McKenzie 9 episodes, 1983
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Nightime soap opera involving The Yellow Rose, a two hundred thousand acre ranch in Texas operated by the children of the founder, Wade Champion. His sons (Roy and Quisto) and his twenty-nine-year-old widow, Colleen run the ranch when they are not fighting each other. Written by J.E. McKillop <jack-mckillop@postoffice.worldnet.att.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kampf um Yellow Rose See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(22 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The pilot was filmed in San Antonio and Del Rio, Texas. See more »

Soundtracks

The Yellow Rose of Texas
Traditional Folk Tune
Lyrics by John Wilder
Sung by Johnny Lee and Lane Brody
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My view of The Yellow Rose
7 November 2005 | by DesAnnieSee all my reviews

I saw every episode of the TV series and loved every minute of it. It had a killer cast and was well written. When you put Sam Elliott, David Soul, Edward Albert together in lead parts then add Sybil Shephard and Susan Anspach you have the ingredients for a very good series. The addition of supporting cast members such as Noah Berry, Ken Curtis improved the mix. The story line was interesting although it vaguely copied Big Valley by having an unknown half brother show up to claim his part in the family ranch. The fact that the half brother had been in the Huntsville prison was an interesting way to explain his late arrival to the ranch. It definitely added an edge to the rest of the storyline. Why did it not last more than one year? It was on opposite Fantasy Island! Ugh! This is one series I would love to see released on DVD.


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