How the West Was Won

  • 1978
  • TV Show
  • None

Three years after `Gunsmoke,' James Arness was back in the saddle as an 1860s pioneer struggling to keep the orphaned family of his dead brother out of harm's way as they journey west from Virginia. `How the West Was Won' was based on the all-star 1962 film and spun off from a 1976 TV-movie titled `The Macahans.'

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The Slavers Season 3, Episode 11 Apr 23, 1979 $1.99

Zeb and Josh travel to Mexico to uncover a white slavery ring.

China Girl Season 3, Episode 10 Apr 16, 1979 $1.99

The Macahan clan befriends a young Chinese immigrant whose rape on the ship over has resulted in a pregnancy that provokes her father to proclaim the child must die.

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Luke hooks up with a pretty, lethal robber who wants him for her own romantic reasons while he dodges bounty hunters in a desperate effort to clear his name of a murder charge.

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A mysterious stranger in the mountains turns out to be a former Confederate Army officer who claims he had no knowledge the war was over.

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The Complete Third Season
How the West Was Won aired as a sprawling maxi-series of double-length episodes broadcast over three seasons – a true saga, as befits the film that in (more…)
The Complete Second Season
Life in the Colorado wilderness tests the Macahans to the limit in the gripping second season of How the West Was Won - one of the most epic TV Wester (more…)

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  • Premiered: February 12, 1978
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Three years after `Gunsmoke,' James Arness was back in the saddle as an 1860s pioneer struggling to keep the orphaned family of his dead brother out of harm's way as they journey west from Virginia. `How the West Was Won' was based on the all-star 1962 fil… (more)

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