Saturday, March 02, 2013
TV Westerns: Brief Descriptions
"The Rifleman" - Father and son struggle to maintain small ranch. Pa goes to town once a week and shoots some people.
"Have Gun Will Travel" - Entrepreneur with pest control business plays chess and hands out business cards to people who have never seen a business card.
"Bonanza" - Distraught father cannot figure out how to get aging sons to leave home.
"Maverick" - Two neer-do-well brothers gamble and quote an obscure philosopher named Pappy.
"Kung Fu" - Wandering pacifist goes from town to town, beating up bullies, and striving to live down childhood nickname.
"Gunsmoke" - Local giant, hired to enforce the law, socializes in saloon while unaware of thriving prostitution racket upstairs.
Posted by Michael Wade at 6:55 PM