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Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok 

Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.
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Complete series cast summary:
Guy Madison ...  U.S. Marshal Wild Bill Hickok / ... 112 episodes, 1951-1958
Andy Devine ...  Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones / ... 112 episodes, 1951-1958
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Hickok rode Buckshot and 300-pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, Strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up all the bad guys and somehow kept his good looks.

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Western

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USA

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English

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April 1951 (USA) See more »

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Palmdale, California, USA See more »

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$25,000 (estimated)
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Romson Productions See more »
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(113 episodes)

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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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Wild Bill Hickok's horse was named "Buckshot". See more »

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Edited into The Titled Tenderfoot (1955) See more »

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24 January 2008 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

That Andy Devine always yelling at Wild Bill Hickok to slow down and allow his to catch up. Hickok's appaloosa Buckshot had a lot less weight to carry than Andy's trusty pinto steed Joker, given the handicap allowance, Andy was right to complain.

This television series had nothing to do with the story of the real James Butler Hickok, nicknamed Wild Bill by his contemporaries. You'd hardly know from this show that Hickok would meet an abrupt demise in Deadwood. Or that his famous tenure as Marshal of Abilene lasted slightly over a year.

Guy Madison was a fine Wild Bill, a cowboy hero in the tradition of movie cowboy heroes and Andy who had been doing sidekick roles for Roy Rogers in his feature films just prior to signing on for this television series was the comic relief as Wild Bill's deputy Jingles Jones. We all know how good a marshal Andy would have been, we have only The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance for reference.

I can still hear Andy yelling impatiently at Wild Bill to slow down at the end of every episode. It was a tag line like the one where some knowledgeable citizen identified that masked man as the Lone Ranger.

Still I wouldn't mind if TVLand channel would acquire this series and run some of these. I don't care if they're black and white, no one else should either.


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