CTVA Western - "The Quest" (Columbia/NBC) (fall 1976) Kurt Russell, Tim Matheson

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The Quest (1976)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Rina Fox, Tom Dischley
references:
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THE QUEST
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Columbia Pictures Television
for
NBC (Wednesdays 10:00 pm EST)
Executive Producer David Gerber
Produced by James H. Brown & Mark Rodgers
Associate Producer Philip Fehrle

US Western series 1976  2hr pilot tvm + 11 episodes x 60 min color
(+4 episodes unaired on network)
staerring
Kurt Russell as Morgan 'Two Persons' Beaudine
Tim Matheson
as Quentin Beaudine

Premise:
Two brothers seek their sister who years ago was abducted by the
Cheyenne Indians.

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 QUEST (pilot tv movie)(2hr. slot)
13May76 NBC
Columbia Pictures Television for NBC
David Gerber Productions
Executive Producer David Gerber
Produced by Christopher Morgan
Associate Producer, Marvin Miller
Written by Tracy Keenan Wynn
Directed by Lee H. Katzin
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Cast (in credits order)
Kurt Russell ......... Morgan Baudine/Two Persons
Tim Matheson ......... Quentin Baudine
Brian Keith .......... Tank Logan
Keenan Wynn .......... H.H. Small
Cameron Mitchell ..... Shadrack Peltzer
Morgan Woodward ...... Sheriff Moses
Neville Brand ........ Shea
Art Lund ............. Blanchard
John Anderson ........ Army officer
Will Hutchins ........ Earl
Luke Askew ........... Crane
Gregory Walcott ...... Blacksmith
Irene Yah-Ling Sun ... China
Mark Lambert ........ Young gunslinger
Iron Eyes Cody ....... Old Indian
Nick Ramus ........... Iron Hawk
Nathan Jung .......... Chinese Man
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Original music by Richard Shores
Director of Photography: Robert L. Morrison
Film Editor: Ken Zemke
Unit Production Manager: Marvin Miller
Assistant Director: Jon C. Andersen
Casting: Al Onorato
Art Direction: Carl Anderson, Ross Bellah
Set Decoration: Audrey A. Blasdel, Robert Gould
Makeup Supervisor: Ben Lane
Sound Editor: Bob J. Human
Music Editor: Sam E. Levin
Casting Executive: Renée Valente
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Synopsis:
Two brothers search the west for their sister, who was
kidnapped as a child and is now living with a tribe of Indians.

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NBC (Wednesdays 10:00 pm EST)

1.01 [--] The Quest: THE CAPTIVE (90 min. slot)
22Sep76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Susan Dey ..................... Charlotte
Christopher Connelly .......... Callender
Richard Egan .................. Captain Wilson
Russ Tamblyn .................. Kelly
Dennis Cole ................... Stormer
Bill Fletcher
Royal Dano

1.02 [--] The Quest: THE BUFFALO HUNTERS
29Sep76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Alex Cord ..................... McWhorley
Linda Moon Redfearn ........... Motahevae
John Quade .................... Neeley
Ray Young ..................... Meeker
Lee de Broux .................. Colton
Bob Hoy ....................... Dundee
Walter Wyatt .................. Jobson
James Griffith ................ Donkin
Rayford Barnes ................ Timmons
Mickey Gilbert ................ Frazer

1.03 [--] The Quest: SHANKLIN
13Oct76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Don Meredith .................. Shanklin
Ned Romero .................... Salcedo
John Anderson ................. Harper
Eric Server ................... Sgt. Rock
Armando Silvestre ............. Medina
Mariette Hartley .............. Vay
John Steadman ................. W6
Michael Vandever ...... Inman
Phillip Pine
Synopsis:
A fanatical Texas Ranger persuades the Baudines to help him track a
bloodthirsty bandit to his sanctuary in Mexico. [RF]

1.04 [--] The Quest: DAY OF OUTRAGE
27Oct76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Amanda Blake .................. Miss Sally
Pamela Sue Martin ............. Ginger
George Gaynes ................. Gotham
James Keach ................... Blue
Don Matheson .................. Sam Grant
Mills Watson .................. Buck
Severn Darden ................. Circuit Preacher
Michele Marsh ......... Rosie

1.05 [--] The Quest: SEVENTY-TWO HOURS
03Nov76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Cameron Mitchell .............. Marshal Horne
Howard Keel ................... Shanghai Pierce
Aldo Ray ...................... Chippy
Mitch Vogel ................... Jess
Jacques Aubuchon .............. Mayor
Marie-Elena Cordero ........... Sweet Woman
Fran Ryan ..................... Mag Wood
Patti Jerome .................. Silver Tooth Annie

1.06 [--] The Quest: PRAIRIE WOMAN
10Nov76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Ty Hardin ..................... Tom Kurd
Laraine Stephens .............. Seba Alcott
Jim Davis ..................... Marshal Pullman
Tom Reese ..................... Sheriff
Michael Bell .................. Dub Dailey
Francine York
Ian Abercrombie ....... Englishman

1.07 [--] The Quest: WELCOME TO AMERICA, JADE SNOW
24Nov76 NBC Wed
Guest cast:
Gary Collins .......... Sheriff Bradley
Jerry Douglas ......... Jensen
Irene Yah-Ling Sun .... China
Frank Michael Liu ..... Jim Fo
Richard Loo ........... Dr. Li Po
Frank Aletter ......... Pierson
Jason Wingreen
Synopsis:
A town festering with labor unrest reacts with bitter racial hatred to
a mining concern's import of Chinese strikebreakers. [RF]

1.08 [--] The Quest: THE LONGEST DRIVE (Part 1/2) 01Dec76 NBC Wed
1.09 [--] The Quest: THE LONGEST DRIVE (Part 2/2) 08Dec76 NBC Wed
Executive Producer David Gerber
Produced by James H. Brown & Mark Rodgers
Associate Producer Philip Fehrle
Teleplay by Written by Michael Michaelian & Katharyn Powers/Story by Tracy Keenan Wynn
Directed by Bernard McEveety
Starring:
Kurt Russell (as Morgan 'Two Persons' Beaudine) Tim Matheson (as Quentin Beaudine)
Guest Cast:
Dan O'Herlihy ................. Mathew Hatcher
Erik Estrada .................. Santos
Keenan Wynn ................... Cooler
John Rubinstein ............... Wakely
Woody Strode .................. Tucker
Gary Lockwood ................. Walter Lucas
Sander Johnson ................ Billy Donn
Cooper Huckabee ............... Jess
Angela May .................... Bess
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Dick Davalos .... Pratt
Meegan King .... Willie
John Alvin .... Aames
Judith Hanson .... Fran
Glenn Buttkus .... Drifter
Bill Smillie .... Townsman
Frank Salsedo .... Indian Chief
Peter Haas .... Jed
Reid Rondell .... Bobby
Duncan McLeod .... Barkeep
Mary Angela .... Saloon Girl #1
Jane Kellem .... Saloon Girl #2
Synopsis:
The two Beaudine brothers refuse rancher Hatcher's offer to go on his
cattle drive but change their minds when he is shot. So they head out
with six other riders, a cook and a recuperating owner heading 1500
cows towards Colorado 1000 miles away. Along the way they will face
accidents, Indians, two of the riders aiming to rustle some of Hatcher's
cattle and flee, squatters demanding money, a stampede, and a lack of water.

1.10 [--] The Quest: PORTRAIT OF A GUNFIGHTER
22Dec76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Andrew Stevens ................ Minter
John Ireland .................. Jack Bell
Frank Marth ................... Sheriff Coe
Ivor Francis .................. Neilson
Arthur Franz .................. Charles Minter
Robert Phillips ............... Slavens
June Whitley Taylor ........... Mrs. Minter

1.11 [--] The Quest: THE FREIGHT TRAIN RESCUE
29Dec76 NBC Wed
Guest Cast:
Monte Markham ................. Nelson Story
Jon Cedar ..................... Sawyer
Jack Hogan .................... Billy McGraff
Alan Fudge .................... Ira Butler
Bruce M. Fischer .............. Dooley
Jack O'Leary .................. Struthers
Frank McRae

The series was cancelled by NBC ater 11 episodes

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4 Episodes Unaired on NBC Network
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1.12 [--] The Quest: The Last of the Mountain Men
Unaired on NBC Network
Guest Cast:
Douglas V. Fowley
Leif Erickson
Pernell Roberts

1.13 [--] The Quest: Dynasty of Evil
Unaired on NBC Network
Guest Cast:
Howard Duff
David Ladd
Robert J. Wilke

1.14 [--] The Quest: The Seminole Negro Indian Scouts
Unaired on NBC Network
Guest Cast:
Henry Brown
Ted Gehring
Bill Williams

1.15 [--] The Quest: Incident at Drucker's Tavern
Unaired on NBC Network
Guest Cast:
Scott Hylands
Julie Cobb
Robert Donner
Morgan Woodward


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