The Virginian

  • 1962
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Television's first 90-minute Western and one of the best, this ambitiously cast and richly plotted series was based on the classic Owen Wister novel that had been filmed by Hollywood several times. Set in 1890s Wyoming, it centered on a mysterious ranch foreman (no one knew his name) and a host of other cowboys and townsfolk. Only stars James Drury and (more…)

Season 4, Episode 3 A Little Learning

Big Rafe Simmons takes his first step on the road to literacy---and trouble---by enrolling in pretty Martha Perry's class. Martha: Susan Oliver. Kramer: Bruce Dern. Virginian: James Drury. Ryker: Clu Gulager. Beesom: Harry Townes. Beesom: Craig Hundley. Mrs. Kobey: Alice Frost.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Television's first 90-minute Western and one of the best, this ambitiously cast and richly plotted series was based on the classic Owen Wister novel that had been filmed by Hollywood several times. Set in 1890s Wyoming, it centered on a mysterious ranch fo… (more)

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