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VIDEO: The Joy Riders

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The Joy Riders
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Length: 01:29:42
Aired: 2/13/1969

A young car thief is given a jail tour to dissuade him from committing crimes, but the tour fails after he kills someone. watch

VIDEO: Dragnet 229

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Dragnet 229
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Length: 24:32
Aired: 2/13/1969

The Joy Riders: Thrill-seeking teenagers find that car theft can lead to more serious crimes - and tragedy. watch

VIDEO: Dragnet 1969: Frauds - DR-28

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Dragnet 1969: Frauds - DR-28
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Length: 26:00
Aired: 2/13/1969

A computer puts Sgt. Friday and Officer Gannon on the trail of an embezzlement ring. watch


Desert Blue
The Suburbans
40 Guns to Apache Pass
Employee of Month

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Year Title Description
2008 My Winnipeg Movie, Exec. Producer
2007 Bug Movie, Producer
2006 Employee Of The Month Movie, Exec. Producer
2006 Akeelah And The Bee Movie, Exec. Producer
2005 Undiscovered Movie, Producer

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Sir, could you please tell me ...

Question: Sir, could you please tell me who the main stars were on Wagon Train? Thank you.

Answer: Thanks for the respect, Teri (I get so little), but as the old boot-camp admonishment goes, don't call me "sir" — I work for a living!

There are a few answers to that question, the first being the cast list (which I'll run down in a moment) and the second being a list of guest stars, since episodes revolved around one-shot characters who came and went. But any fan of the show would whittle it down to one actor: the opinionated, tough-as-leather Ward Bond.

In the series, which ran on NBC from 1957-62 before jumping to ABC and finishing out its run there in 1965, Bond played Major Seth Adams, who led the train each season from St. Louis to California with assistant wagon master Bill Hawks (Terry Wilson) and cook Charlie Wooster (Frank McGrath) by h read more

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