Pioneers of Television Episodes

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Episode Detail: Westerns - Pioneers of Television

A look at westerns, including "Maverick," "Rifleman," "Gunsmoke," "Bonanza," "Big Valley" and "Wild, Wild West," featuring remarks from James Garner ("Maverick"), Linda Evans ("Big Valley") and Robert Conrad ("Wild, Wild West"). "I didn't know what I was doing," admits Garner of his work on "Bret Maverick," one of his earliest roles. Evans recalls how "Big Valley" star Barbara Stanwyck took her under her wing. The hour also remembers Fess Parker's impact on "Davy Crockett" and "Daniel Boone."

Episodes: Pioneers of Television (19)

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4/22/2014: Doctors and Nurses    Season 4, Episode 2
4/15/2014: Standup to Sitcom    Season 4, Episode 1
4/9/2013: Carol Burnett and the Funny Ladies
2/5/2013: Miniseries    Season 3, Episode 4
1/29/2013: Superheroes    Season 3, Episode 3
1/22/2013: Primetime Soaps    Season 3, Episode 2
1/15/2013: Funny Ladies    Season 3, Episode 1
2/8/2011: Local Kids' TV    Season 2, Episode 4
2/1/2011: Crime Drama    Season 2, Episode 3
1/25/2011: Westerns    Season 2, Episode 2
1/18/2011: Science Fiction    Season 2, Episode 1
1/26/2008: Sitcoms; Late Night
1/26/2008: Variety: Game Shows
1/16/2008: Variety    Season 1, Episode 3
1/9/2008: Late Night    Season 1, Episode 2
1/2/2008: Sitcoms    Season 1, Episode 1
1/2/2008: Sitcoms

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Premiered: January 02, 2008, on PBS
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