CTVA US Comedy - "Rango" (Spelling-Thomas/ABC)(Early 1967) starring Tim Conwayl

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Rango (1967)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Tom Dischley
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive

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RANGO
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Spelling-Thomas Production
for
ABC (Fridays 9PM)
Produced by Aaron Spelling Danny Thomas

US Comedy Western series 1967 17 episodes x 30 min color
starring
Tim Conway
as Rango Starr
Guy Marks
as Pink Cloud
Norman Alden
as Capt. Horton

Premise:
Misadventures of a bumbling Texas Ranger.

"Rango" theme
composed by Earle Hagen and Ben Raleigh
sung by Frankie Laine

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ABC Fridays 9:00PM

[01] Rango: RANGO THE OUTLAW
13-Jan-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 16Jun67)
Guest cast:
Ned Romero ................. Hocker
Ted DeCorsia ............... Butch Durham
John Cliff ................. Crandal
Herbie Faye ................ Storekeeper
Michael Carr ............... Corporal Medwin

[02] Rango: THE DARING HOLDUP OF THE DEADWOOD STAGE
20-Jan-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 02Jun67)
Guest cast:
Parley Baer ................ Wilkins
Leo Gordon ................. Slade
Kent Taylor ................ Bancroft
Roxanne Arlen .............. Stella
Troy Melton ................ Stage Driver
Ernie Anderson ............. Preacher

[03] Rango: THE TOWN TAMER
27-Jan-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 23Jun67)
Guest cast:
Paul Richards .............. Duke
Robert Strauss ............. Blackie
Synopsis:
Rango believes he has reformed an outlaw, unaware that his gang is
waiting to steal a gold shipment. [RF]

[04] Rango: GUNFIGHT AT THE K.O. SALOON
03-Feb-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 26May67)
Guest cast:
Joan Staley ................ Lilly
Howard Caine ............... Gayfor Ashton
Dabbs Greer ................ Sheriff Simmons

[05] Rango: THE SPY WHO WAS OUT COLD
10-Feb-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 07Jul67)
Guest cast:
John Harmon ............... Stacey
Paul Mantee ............... Carter
Synopsis:
Rango tries his hand at being a detective and he just happens to find
two prime suspects from a gun-running gang. [RF]

[06] Rango: WHAT'S A NICE GIRL LIKE YOU DOING HOLDING UP A PLACE LIKE THIS?
17-Feb-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 14Jul67)
Guest cast:
Carolyn Jones .............. Belle Starker
Richard Deacon ............. Pennypacker
Peter Leeds ................ Raven
Ruben Moreno ............... Cisco
Michael Carr ............... Corporal Atkins
Synopsis:
Rango mistakes a lady bank robber for the governor's daughter, so he
helps her case the bank. [RF]

[07] Rango: REQUIEM FOR A RANGER
24-Feb-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 16Jun67)
Guest cast:
Billy DeWolfe .............. Cribs
Larry Pennell .............. Larkin
Larry D. Mann .............. Purcell
Synopsis:
Rango plays dead in an attempt to smoke out the varmint who made off
with a gold shipment worth $25,000. [RF]

[08] Rango: DIAMONDS LOOK BETTER AROUND YOUR NECK THAN A ROPE
03-Mar-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 28Jul67)
Guest cast:
Mike Mazurki .............. Jake Downey
Linda Foster .............. Cris Harper
Synopsis:
It's a case of law and disorder when Rango tries to unravel a jewel
robbery and solve a murder. [RF]

[09] Rango: MY TEEPEE RUNNETH OVER
10-Mar-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 21Jul67)
Guest cast:
Jesse White ............... Gus
Michael Pate .............. Burning Arrow
Walter Sande .............. Sheriff
Grace Lee Whitney ......... Girl
Bill Foster ............... Man / Brave
Synopsis:
Rango becomes a peddler of pots and pans as he tries to find and rescue
Pink Cloud, who's been captured by decidedly unfriendly Indians. [RF]

[10] Rango: THE NOT SO GOOD TRAIN ROBBERY
17-Mar-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 19May67)
Guest cast:
Myrna Fahey ............... Kit Clanton
William Mims
Synopsis:
Rango mistakes a disguised Capt. Horton as a gang member of the
lady prisoner he is transporting. [RF]

[11] Rango: VIVA RANGO
24-Mar-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 04Aug67)
Guest cast:
Vito Scotti ............... El Carnicero
Toian Matchinga ........... Carmelita
Synopsis:
A little white lie leads to big trouble when a lovesick Rango is
ordered to guard his girlfriend's jewels. [RF]

[12] Rango: IT AIN'T THE PRINCIPLE, IT'S THE MONEY
31-Mar-1967 (rebroadcast 11Aug67)
Guest cast:
Henry Beckman ............ Sheriff
Robert J. Wilke .......... Walker
Don Wilbanks ............. Butch Dawson
Tol Avery ................ Colonel
Synopsis:
Rango and Pink Cloud pretend to be an infamous outlaw and his sidekick
so they can break up a gang of crooks. [RF]

[13] Rango: SHOOTOUT AT MESA FLATS
07-Apr-1967 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Lane Bradford ............ Cole Colton
Jonathan Hole ............ Sweeper

[14] Rango: IN A LITTLE MEXICAN TOWN
14-Apr-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 26Aug67)
Guest cast:
Don Haggerty .............. Sheriff
Mike de Anda .............. El Diablo
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ......... Gomez
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez ... Drunk
Synopsis:
One blunder leads to another as Rango and Pink Cloud head south of
the border to capture an elusive Mexican bandit. [RF]

[15] Rango: IF YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, DON'T GO
21-Apr-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 09Sep67)
Guest cast:
Tom Stern ............... Jay Larson
Martin West ............. Kurt Larson
Don Gazzaniga ........... Indian / Ranger Morgan
Herbie Faye ............. Storekeeper
Barry Kelley ............ Mayor
Synopsis:
Rango triumphs briefly by jailing two robbers. But he may not be smiling
for long: The prisoners are secretly tunneling through the cell to a safe next door. [RF]

[16] Rango: YOU CAN'T SCALP A BALD INDIAN
28-Apr-1967 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 30Jun67)
Guest cast:
Anthony Caruso .......... Chief Angry Bear
Muriel Landers .......... Little Sparrow
Synopsis:
Rango dresses up as an Indian to capture Chief Angry Bear. The
assignment won't be as easy as he thought, because the Chief's daughter
wants to marry him. [RF]

[17] Rango: THE RUSTLERS (last episode)
05-May-1967 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Ellen Corby ............ Ma Brooks
Walter Burke ........... Brooks
Synopsis:
Rango tries to prove a family of sheepherders are really a gang of rustlers. [RF]

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