CTVA US Western - "The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin" (Screen Gems/ABC) Season 2 (1955-56)

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Starring Lee Aaker as Rusty and Rin Tin Tin
Season 2 (ABC) (1955-56)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti, Tom Dischley, Rina Fox,  Heikocleef

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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ABC Fridays 7:30 pm Eastern

2.01 [035] Rin Tin Tin:
THE BUGLE CALL
09Sep1955
Guest cast:
Ralph Moody ............. Sgt. Ed Fallon
Richard Devon ........... Chief Sasabi

2.02 [036] Rin Tin Tin:
RIN TIN TIN MEETS SHAKESPEARE
16Sep1955
Guest cast:
Ian Keith
Myron Healey

2.03 [037] Rin Tin Tin:
THE WILD STALLION
23Sep1955
Guest cast:
Pierre Watkins
Norman Leavitt

2.04 [038] Rin Tin Tin:
RUSTY VOLUNTEERS
30Sep1955 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Pamela Duncan ........... Maria Curtis
Mitchell Lawrence

2.05 [039] Rin Tin Tin: POOR LITTLE RICH BOY
07Oct1955 ABC Fri (rebroadcast 06Jul56)
Guest cast:
Ed Hinton ............... Whitley Larrimore
Harvey Grant ............ Whit Larrimore, Jr.
Jean Byron .............. Irene Larrimore
Clancy Cooper ........... Matt Parish
William Phipps .......... Wesley Parish
Synopsis:
Judge Larrimore, heading in a group seeking statehood for
Arizona, is opposed by Wesley Parish. [RF]

2.06 [040] Rin Tin Tin: THE WHITE BUFFALO
14Oct55 ABC
Written and Directed by Douglas Heyes
Guest Cast:
Norman Fredric ......... Komawi
Leo Gordon ............. Garth
Richard Reeves ......... Keller
Francis J. McDonald .... Soccoro
Recurring Cast:
James Brown, Hal Hopper
Synopsis:
The son of a friendly Indian chief invites Rusty to join a
buffalo hunt. But the party is surrounded by a band of white
hunters who are trespassing on land guaranteed to the Indians
under a new treaty. Rusty calls on Rinty to help save the
peace between the white man and the Indian. [UK TV Times]
(24Aug60 Granada UK, Wed 5:25 pm)

2.07 [041] Rin Tin Tin:
RIN TIN TIN MEETS MISTER PRESIDENT
21Oct1955
Guest cast:
Tony Barrett
Paul Birch

2.08 [042] Rin Tin Tin: THE IRON HORSE
28Oct1955
Guest cast:
Byron Keith ............ Robert Quinn
Brad Johnson ........... John Quinn
Lane Bradford .......... Barrows
Synopsis:
A former Army man now one of a gang of desperadoes, plots
to steal a gold shipment headed for Fort Apache. [RF]

2.09 [043] Rin Tin Tin: CONNECTICUT YANKEES
04Nov1955 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Dan Barton
Kenny Garcia
Paul Keast
Synopsis:
Apaches capture the son of a prominent government
official and demand a ransom for his return. [RF]

2.10 [044] Rin Tin Tin: HIGGINS RIDES AGAIN
11Nov1955 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
William Fawcett ........ George Higgins
Ian MacDonald
Kenny Garcia
Synopsis:
The coming of a railroad changes a ghost town into
a thriving community. Along with prosperity come outlaws
who plan to run one of their men for marshal. Rusty
and Rinty foil the plot. [RF]

2.11 [045] Rin Tin Tin: BOONE'S WEDDING DAY
18Nov1955 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
J.P. O'Donnell ......... Louise
Norman Fredric ......... Cherokee Kid
Paul Richards
Cliff Carnell
Synopsis:
The Cherokee Kid and his gang hold up the Wells Fargo
station on Boone's Wedding day. [RF]

2.12 [046] Rin Tin Tin: RUSTY GOES TO TOWN
25Nov1955 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Lorna Thayer ........... Belle
Mildred Van Hollen ..... Myra
Stanley Andrews ........ Travis
Duane Thorsen .......... Fears
Synopsis:
Rusty is appointed honorary mayor of Mesa Grande as first
prize in an essay contest. During his 'term of office' he
learns a lot about good and bad government. [RF]

2.13 [047] Rin Tin Tin: THE LOST PATROL
02Dec1955 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Scott Wilder ........... Danny Mulloy
Tommy Farrell .......... Carpenter
Synopsis 1:
Guided by Rin-Tin-Tin, Sgt. O'Hara'S scout patrol find
Danny Mullo, a deserter from the army, and persaude him
to return. [TA] Rin Tin Tin:
Synopsis 2:
The sole survivor of an Indian raid is bitter about the
career which has cost his father his life. The boy runs
away from the protection of the fort in his resentment
against Army life. [RF]

2.14 [048] Rin Tin Tin: THE STAR WITNESS
09Dec1955 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Andy Clyde
James Anderson
Sheb Wooley
Synopsis:
The star witness to a bank robbery is being guarded by
Lt. Rip Masters. On the way to the trial, they are attacked by outlaws. [RF]

2.15 [049] Rin Tin Tin: THE LAST CHANCE
(verified -SC)
(a.k.a. "Gold Bullion")
16Dec1955 ABC
DIRECTED BY ROBERT G. WALKER.
WRITTEN BY DOUGLAS HEYES AND HUGH KING.
GUEST CAST:
NORMAN FREDERIC ...... STACY CHANCE
LANE BRADFORD ........ BLACK JACK KETCHUM
BILL GEORGE .......... THE FARGO KID
PIERCE LYDEN ......... JOHNNY ROY
RECURRING CAST:
SYD SAYLOR ........... CLEM PRITIKIN
SYNOPSIS 1:
RUSTY BECOMES CLOSE FRIENDS WITH GUNFIGHTER STACY CHANCE
AFTER SAVING RINTY FROM BEING SHOT. LT. RIP MASTERS KNOWS
ABOUT CHANCE AND SUSPECTS THAT HE AND HIS OUTLAW GANG
ARE PLANNING TO ROB A GOLD BULLION SHIPMENT. [SC]
Synopsis 2:
A convicted murderer, a boyhood friend of Rip Masters,
escapes just before he is to be hanged. Rip captures him
but has a hard time holding on to the criminal. [RF]

2.16 [050] RIN TIN TIN AND THE CHRISTMAS STORY
23Dec1955 ABC Fri (rerun 25Dec59)
Guest cast:
Steve Ritch .......... Tahn-Te
Serena Sands ......... Lolomi
George Keymas ........ Soho
Abel Fernandez ....... Tsa-Fah
Synopsis:
Rusty and Rinty go with Lt. Rip Masters to find a Christmas tree
in the timberland. On the way they find an Indian couple under
attack by a band of braves. Rip and his men defend the victims
and learn the strange reason for the attempted murder. [RF]

2.17 [051] Rin Tin Tin: THE INDIAN BURIAL GROUND
30Dec1955
Guest cast:
John Cliff ........... Chuck Davis
John War Eagle ....... Cheronini
Synopsis:
A band of outlaws capture Lt. Rip Masters and Corporal Boone
and then dig up Apache graves as they search for gems. [RF]

2.18 [052] Rin Tin Tin: THE MISSING HEIR
13Jan1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Bruce Weil ........... Blanch
Mildred Von Hollen ... Mrs. Barrington
William Bryant ....... Stephen
Synopsis:
Rusty finds evidence indicating that the son of an Apache chief is really
the lost grandson of a wealthy white woman. The boy's re-education is made
difficult by the interference of a jealous cousin. [RF]

2.19 [053] Rin Tin Tin:
RUSTY'S ROMANCE
20Jan1956
Guest cast:
William Leslie ....... Dave Stanford
Adele Mara ........... Rose Marlowe
Jim Hayward .......... Sam Russell
Harry Hickox ......... Tom Brace

2.20 [054] Rin Tin Tin: THE TIN SOLDIER
27Jan1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Russell Johnson ...... Lt. Greene
Tony George .......... Dark Cloud
Synopsis:
Rusty and Rinty are very unhappy when an arrogant lieutenant
replaces Rip Masters, who has been ordered to another post. [RF]

2.21 [055] Rin Tin Tin:
THE BIG TOP
03Feb1956
Guest cast:
Douglas Fowley ....... Dingle
Sheila Bromley ....... Maggie
Frances Karath ....... Daisy
George Lynn .......... Red

2.22 [056] Rin Tin Tin:
RUSTY'S BANK ACCOUNT
10Feb1956

2.23 [057] Rin Tin Tin: RIN TIN TIN MEETS O'HARA'S MOTHER
17Feb1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Jane Darwell ......... O'Hara's Mother
Rico Alaniz .......... Big Elk
Harry Mackin ......... Pvt. Carson
Synopsis:
Sgt. Biff O'Hara's mother offers herself as a hostage when he is taken prisoner by Indians. [RF]

2.24 [058] Rin Tin Tin: THE RETURN OF THE ANCIENT MARINER
24Feb1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
William Fawcett ...... Captain Longey
Pat O'Hara ........... Marby
Harry Hickox ......... Bolton
Syd Saylor ........... Mr. Pritikin
Synopsis:
An old mariner comes to Fort Apache in search of a Mr. Marby who at one time
arrived in the country with a cargo of Chinese slaves. [RF]

2.25 [059] Rin Tin Tin: THE FAILING LIGHT (copyright title)
(TVGuide title: "The Fading Light")
02Mar1956 ABC Fri
Synopsis:
The only son of an Army doctor is killed in battle. [RF]

2.26 [060] Rin Tin Tin: RUSTY'S MYSTERY
09Mar1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Ernest Sarracino ..... Captain Creed
Synopsis:
Captain Creed, a government emissary, is joined by
the fort staff in an investigation of Army script counterfeiters. [RF]

2.27 [061] Rin Tin Tin:
THE THIRD RIDER
16Mar1956
Guest cast:
Leo Gordon ........... Pete Cregar
Louis Lettieri ....... Jimmy
Robert Keys .......... Pat McGrath
Stanley Andrews ...... Sheriff
Bruce Cowling ........ Cole

2.28 [062] Rin Tin Tin:
RUSTY SURRENDERS
23Mar1956

2.29 [063] Rin Tin Tin:
RIN TIN TIN AND THE RAINMAKER
30Mar1956
Guest cast:
Myron Healey ......... Morrel
Stanley Clements ..... Jock
George Meader ........ Prof. Pluvius
Edward Colmans ....... Don Chaves

2.30 [064] Rin Tin Tin:
SCOTCHMAN'S GOLD
06Apr1956

2.31 [065] Rin Tin Tin: ATTACK ON FORT APACHE
13Apr1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Tom McKee ............ Capt. Davis
Ralph Moody .......... Wynoki
Peter Coe ............ Culebra
Bob O'Neal ........... Hughes
Abel Fernandez ....... O-ye-tza
Synopsis:
The officer in charge of beseiged Fort Apache is wounded by a poisoned
arrow. Rinty is sent after the medicine that will save the man's life. [RF]

2.32 [066] Rin Tin Tin:
HOMER THE GREAT
20Apr1956
Guest cast:
Andy Clyde ........... Homer Tubbs
Ron Hagerthy ......... Tom Mack
Mary Adams ........... Mrs. Mack
Sam Flint ............ Larson
Harry Strang
Paul Keast

2.33 [067] Rin Tin Tin:
RINTY FINDS A BONE
27Apr1956
Guest cast:
Otto Waldis .......... Prof. August Schimmel
Franz Roehn .......... Prof. Hugo Schimmel
John Pickard ......... Morrison
Rusty Wescoatt
Abel Fernandez

2.34 [068] Rin Tin Tin:
RUSTY MEETS MR. NOBODY
04May1956
Guest cast:
Chubby Johnson ....... Jake Wallace
Rush Williams ........ Sundown Kid
Charles Stevens ...... Wynoki
Zon Murray ........... Art Dawson

2.35 [069] Rin Tin Tin:
CIRCLE OF FIRE
11May1956
Guest cast:
Adele Mara ........... Crystal Ramsey
Ed Hinton ............ Seth Ramsey
Joey Hooker .......... Jim
George J. Lewis ...... Marango

2.36 [070] Rin Tin Tin: HUBERT GOES WEST
18May56
Directed by Robert C. Walker
cast
Gordon Richards ...... Hubert Twombly
Joel Ashley .......... Hugh Marsh
Lee Roberts .......... Al Cross
Mildred Von Hollen ... Mrs. Barrington
Synopsis:
English butler Hubert Twombly buys the Salt River Hotel
and finds himself at the wrong end of a cattle stampede. [RF]

2.37 [071] Rin Tin Tin:
LOST TREASURE
25May1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Benny Rubin .......... Cocopah Charlie
Philip Van Zandt ..... Blake
Henry Rowland ........ Crow
Chief Yowlachie ...... Kipooki

2.38 [072] Rin Tin Tin:
RIN TIN TIN AND THE SECOND CHANCE
01Jun1956 ABC Fri
Guest cast:
Nan Leslie ........... Claire Corbin
John Crawford ........ Johnny Thor
Bruce Cowling ........ Clint Cole
John Reach ........... Mike Buckner
Brad Johnson ......... Tom Buckner
William Tannen

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