CTVA US Western - "Cheyenne" (WB/ABC) Season 1 (1955-56)

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Starring Clint Walker as Cheyenne Bodie
Season 1 (ABC) (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, D. W. McGregor , Louis H. Allgood, Keith Chandler, Rina Fox, Steve Forbes, Gordon Adams, James Beer

references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


######## Warner Brothers Presents ... #######
################ Cheyenne ##################
############# season 1 1955-56 ###############
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ABC Tuesdays 7:30 pm EST
The first season of 'Cheyenne' was a segment of the series
Warner Brothers Presents... hosted by Gig Young.
The show featured three rotating series, "Kings Row", "Cheyenne" and "Casablanca" plus 6 hour-long features.
The other two series were dropped but "Cheyenne" went on to run for for 7 seasons.
 
[--] 13Sep55 King's Row #1: "Lady in Fear"

1.01 [--] Cheyenne: MOUNTAIN FORTRESS
20Sep55 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast: [LHA]
L.Q. Jones ........... Mapmaker Smitty (Cheyenne's Partner)
Peter Coe ............ Perado
John Doucette ........ Captain Daniels
James Garner ......... Forsyth
Phil Rich ............ Skiley
Ann Robinson ......... Joan Carter
Jeff Sliver .......... Stew
George Wallace ....... Plank
Robert J. Wilke ...... Bob Manson
Russ Williams ........ Foster
Synopsis:
While on a map-making expedition, Cheyenne and Smitty run afoul of a gang of robbers. When the stagecoach the gang plans to rob
is attacked by  marauding Shoshones, Cheyenne and the outlaws ride to the rescue, saving the driver and a passenger (Joan).
The outlaws want Cheyenne to guide them to the border, but the threat of renewed Indian attacks forces the group to take refuge
on a rocky bluff. [SF]

[--] 27Sep55 Casablanca #1: "Who Holds Tomorrow?"
[--] 04Oct55 King's Row #2: "Two of a Kind" aka "Juvenile Delinquency"

1.02 [--] Cheyenne: JULESBURG
11Oct55 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast: [LHA]
David Albert ......... Wilfred Barnes
Adelle August ........ Jeremy Barnes
Billy Chapman ........ Tommy Scott
Tom Monroe ........... Floyd
Ray Montgomery ....... Morton Scott
Edwin Rand ........... Virgil
Ray Teal ............. McCanles

[--] 18Oct55 Casablanca #2: "Black Market Operation" aka "The Obsession"
[--] 25Oct55 King's Row #3: "Ellie"

1.03 [--] Cheyenne: THE ARGONAUTS (aka "Showdown at Paso Alto")
1Nov55 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Rod Taylor .................... Duncan (Oregon Trail, Outlaws)
Edward Andrews ................ Duncan
Steve Conte ................... Acuna

[--] 08Nov55 Casablanca #3: "Labor Camp Escape" aka "The Return"
[--] 15Nov55 King's Row #4: "Mail Order Bride" aka ""Mail Order Romance"

1.04 [--] Cheyenne: BORDER SHOWDOWN
22Nov55 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Myron Healey .................. Thompson
Lisa Montell
Julian Rivero
Adele Mara

[--] 29Nov55 Casablanca #4: "Hand of Fate"
[--] 06Dec55 King's Row #5: "Introduction to Erica"

1.05 [--] Cheyenne: THE OUTLANDER
13Dec55 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Leo Gordon ............... MacDonald
Doris Dowling ............ Cora Culver
Onslow Stevens ........... Judge Culver
Thomas Browne Henry ...... Editor
Jack Pepper .............. Whiskey
Dub Taylor ............... Hoyt

[--] 20Dec55 Casablanca #5: "Family Dispute" aka "Fortune's Child"
[--] 27Dec55 King's Row #6: "The Wedding Gift"


1.06 [--] Cheyenne: THE TRAVELERS
3Jan56 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 3Jul56 ABC Tues)
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
James Gleason ............. Pop Keith
Robert Armstrong .......... Marshal Merrick
Diane Brewster ............ Mary
Morris Ankrum ............. Ed Roden, Sr.
Joseph Breen .............. Dan Roden
Robert Carson ............. Newcombe
Gregory Walcott ........... Lou Gray
Dennis Hopper
Synopsis:
Cheyenne is made deputy marshal and tries to call a halt to the lynching of an old man. [JB]

[--] 10Jan56 Casablanca #6: "Fateful Night"
[--] 17Jan56 King's Row #7: "Carnival" (final episode of King's Row)


1.07 [--] Cheyenne: THE BLACK HAWK WAR (a.k.a. Decision - copyright title)
24Jan56 ABC Tue (Network Rerun 05Jun56)
Written by Dean Reisner
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Nancy Hale .................... Ann Saunders
Richard Denning ............... Capt. Quinlan (Hawaii 5-0)
Ray Teal ...................... Major Hertier
James Garner .................. Lt. Rogers
Clegg Hoyt .................... Sgt. Beaugard

[--] 31Jan56 Casablanca #7: "Satan's Veil"

1.08 [--] Cheyenne: THE STORM RIDERS (verified -SC)
7Feb56 ABC Tue
Directed By Richard L. Bare
Written By R.Wright Campbell & Dean Riesner
Guest Cast:
Beverly Michaels............as Sheila Dembo
Regis Toomey............as Dembro
Barton Maclane............as Storm
Anne Whitfield............as Johnny
Lane Bradford............as Hadley
Mickey Simpson............as Swallow
Paul Burns............as Marty
Howard Negley............as Jeffries
Frank Fenton............as The Sheriff (uncredited)
John Harmon............as Miller (uncredited)
Nolan Leary............as The Judge (uncredited)
Dick Rich............as The Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Synopsis:
Cheyenne Bodie tries to unite small ranchers againts a hard-nosed land
baron. While doing this, Bodie becomes the attention of a ranchers wife. [SC]

[--] 14Feb56 Warner Brothers Presents: Anthology #1: "Siege"

1.09 [--] Cheyenne: RENDEZVOUS AT RED ROCK
21Feb56 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Gerald Mohr ................... Pat Keogh
Douglas Fowley ................ Pritchard
Steve Darrell ................. Grayson
Leo G. Carroll

[--] 28Feb56 Casablanca #8: "The Alley" aka "Killer at Large"
[--] 06Mar56 - no details
[--] 13Mar56 Warner Brothers Presents: Anthology #2: "Survival"

1.10 [--] Cheyenne: WEST OF THE RIVER
20Mar56 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Stephanie Griffin ............. Jennie McKeever
Lois Collier .................. Ruth McKeever
Trevor Bardette ............... Ed

[--] 27Mar56 Warner Brothers Presents: Anthology #3: "Explosion"

1.11 [--] Cheyenne: QUICKSAND
3Apr56 ABC Tue
Written by Dean Reisner & N.B. Stone
Directed by Leslie H. Martinson
Guest Cast:
Dennis Hopper ................. the Utah Kid
Norman Frederic ............... Chief Yellow Knife
Peggy Webber .................. Ella McIntyre
John Alderson ................. Beef Simpkins
Synopsis:
The party that Cheyenne is guiding to Owl River is attacked by Commanches.  After reaching the protection of an abandoned
way station, the group's situation is complicated by the antics of the Utah Kid, an outlaw who had joined them on the trail.
Ultimately, Cheyenne faces a showdown with the Kid, as well as a test of courage with the  Comanche chief. [SF]

[--] 10Apr56 Casablanca #9: "Siren Song"

1.12:[--] Cheyenne: FURY AT RIO HONDO
17Apr56 ABC Tue
Directed by Walter Doniger (to be verified)
Guest Cast:
Ralph Moody ................... Pete
Peggy Castle .................. Mississippi
Karen Kadler .................. Isabella Montalban
Tom Hernandez ................. Roman Montalban
Carl Esmond ................... Col. Picard

[--] 24Apr56 Casablanca #10: "Deadlock!" (final episode of Casablanca)

1.13 [--] Cheyenne: STAR IN THE DUST
1May56 ABC Tue
Written by Roy Huggins
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Don Megowan ................... Sheriff Wes Garth
Adele Mara .................... Claire

[--] 08May56 Warner Brothers Presents: Anthology #4: "Deep Freeze"

1.14 [--] Cheyenne: JOHNNY BRAVO
15May56 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
Guest Cast:
Carlos Rivas .................. Johnny Bravo
Harry Shannon ................. Crowley
Penny Edwards ................. Molly Crowley
Mort Mills .................... Ben Taggarr

[--] 22May56 Warner Brothers Presents: Anthology #5: "The Wife of Bath's Tale"

1.15 [--] Cheyenne: THE LAST TRAIN WEST (end of first season of Cheyenne)
29May56 ABC Tue
Directed by Richard L. Bare
guest cast:
Barbara Lawrence .............. Lola McQuillan
James Garner .................. Rev. Bret Mailer
Barbara Eiler ................. Ruth Mailer

[--] 05Jun56 rerun of Cheyenne #1.7 "Decision" (first aired 24Jan56)

[--] 03Jul56 ABC Tue - Rerun of #1.6 "The Travlers" (first aired 3Jan56) [JB]

[--] 28Aug56 Warner Brothers Presents: Anthology #6: "Strange World"

################## Cheyenne ##################
############## end of season 1 ###############
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