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 5, Episode 5 Jacob Was a Plain Man

A deaf man wanted for murder signs on at Shiloh, but his refuge is threatened by ranch hands and a bounty hunter. Jake: Aldo Ray. Ketch: Alfred Ryder. Virginian: James Drury. Stacy: Don Quine. Curley: Robert Pine.

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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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