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Starring Roy Rogers & Dale Evans
Season 4 (NBC) (1954-55)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Sal Crisanti , Rina Fox, Louis H. Allgood

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

 
############ The Roy Rogers Show #############
############## season 4 1954-55 ##############
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NBC Sundays 6:30 pm
15 New Episodes (prod. nos 57-71)

[--] 12Sep54 NBC Sun re-run of prod. no. 37 "The Lady Killer"


4.01 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE YOUNG DEFENDERS (copyright title)
prod. no. 57
03Oct54 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast:
B.G. Norman ............... Mike Tobin
Noralee Norman ............ Betty Tobin
Barry Regan ............... Joel Tobin
John Cason ................ Luke Connors
Rex Lease ................. Fred Topp
Russ Scott ................ Mack
Hank Patterson ............ Hermit

4.02 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
BACKFIRE (copyright title)
prod. no. 58
10Oct54 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast:
John Doucette .......... Hook Carter
Sydney Mason ........... Rev. Ezra Loomis
Henry Rowland .......... Mel Gwyn
Bradley Morrow ......... Johnny Loomis
Helen Burnett .......... Debby Loomis

4.03 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
LAST OF THE LARABEE KID (copyright title)
prod. no. 59
17Oct54 NBC Sun
director, Donald McDougall.
Guest Cast:
Bill George ............. Jim Crosswick
Sarah Padden ............ Martha Crosswick
Don Harvey .............. Cub Wiley
John Cason .............. Ray Scott
John Merton ............. Hank Rogers
Jack O'Shea
Fred Sherman

[--] 24Oct54 NBC Sun re-run of prod. no. 44 "The Hijackers"

4.04 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
HARD LUCK STORY (1954)(copyright title)
prod. no. 60
31Oct54 NBC Sun
DIRECTED BY DONALD MCDOUGALL.
ORIGINAL TELEPLAY BY DWIGHT CUMMINS
Guest Cast:
John Cason ............. Ben Pierson
Rex Lease .............. Slip Macon
Bert LeBaron ........... Lee Jennings
Don Harvey ............. Sheriff Link Hadley
Barry Regan ............ Ralph Graham
Virginia Carroll ....... Helen Graham
Synopsis:
Roy investigates a crooked insurance company.

4.05 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
BOY'S DAY IN PARADISE VALLEY (copyright title)
prod. no. 61
07Nov54 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Dick Shackleton ....... Bob Miner, Boy Sheriff
Don Harvey ............ Uncle Bill Miner
John Cason ............ Frank
John Merton ........... Tom Keith
George Pembroke ....... Doc Williams
Sarah Padden .......... Sarah Keith
video title: "BOYS' DAY AT PARADISE COVE".
Robbers take advantage when teenage boys are allowed to govern the city for a day.

[--] 14Nov54 NBC Sun - no details

4.06 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
BAD NEIGHBORS (copyright title)
prod. no. 62
21Nov54 NBC Sun
director, NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Alan Wells ............. Jeff Clark
Jean Howell ............ Vinny Clark
Forrest Taylor ......... Al Houston
Rayford Barnes ......... Mack Houston
The video of this episode is presented exactly as first broadcast,
complete with "Post Cereal" commercials pitched by Roy and Dale.
Roy tries to find out why his new neighbor was shot and stashed in the bushes.

[--] 28Nov54 NBC Sun - no details

4.07 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
STRANGERS (copyright title)
prod. no. 63
05Dec54 NBC Sun
director, Donald McDougall
Guest Cast:
John Doucette ......... Gil Wiley
David Bair ............ Lanny Gaines
Henry Rowland ......... Corey
Russ Scott ............ Nick
Francis McDonald ...... Phil Gaines
Wally West

[--] 12Dec54 NBC Sun - no details

4.08 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
HIDDEN TREASURES (copyright title)
prod. no. 64
19Dec54 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Harry Lauter ........... Vic Castle
William Fawcett ........ Lade Turner
Dub Taylor ............. Floyd Newt
Rusty Wescoatt ......... Hank
Synopsis:
Thieves plot to swipe a map that supposedly leads to riches.

[--] 26Dec54, 02Jan55 NBC Sun - no details

4.09 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
OUTCASTS OF PARADISE VALLEY (copyright title)
prod. no. 65
09Jan55 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast:
Rayford Barnes .......... Will Clements
Alan Wells .............. Lou Woodburn
Forrest Taylor .......... Joe Salem
Margaret Bert ........... Hannah Salem
Jack O'Shea

[--] 16Jan55 NBC Sun - no details

4.10 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE BIG CHANCE (copyright title)
prod. no. 66
23Jan55 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Harry Lauter ............ Mart Sellers
Rusty Wescoatt .......... Leroy "Lefty" Young
Dub Taylor .............. Barney Ord.
Synopsis:
The Sellers Gang renders Roy unconscious and take Pat Brady as
hostage while he's rehearsing to play Hamlet in a church play.

[--] 30Jan55, 6/13Feb55 NBC Sun - no details

4.11 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
DEAD END TRAIL (copyright title)
prod. no. 68
20Feb55 NBC Sun
Producer: Jack C. Lacey [RHC]
Directed by Donald McDougall[RHC]
Original Teleplay by Dwight Cummins[RHC]
Guest Cast:
Harry Hickox .............. Jeb Horton
Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer .... Timmy Horton
Don C. Harve y ........... Curt Carlson
(that's how his name was spelled on the Wanted Poster)
Russ Scott .............. Bat Manning OR Frank ?
Synopsis:
The son of one of Roy's friends decides to quit school and run
away to the same place a notorious outlaw is hiding out.
(Companion episode 4.14 "The Ginger Horse")

[--] 27Feb55, 6/13Mar55 NBC Sun - no details

4.12 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
BORN FUGITIVE (copyright title)
prod. no. 69
27Feb55 NBC Sun
Directed by Donald McDougall [LHA]
Guest Cast: [LHA]
Don C. Harvey ......... Nevada
Frances Karath ........ Johnnie Birch
Harry Hickox .......... Uncle Pete Birch
Jean Harvey ........... Aunt Maggie Thompson
Synopsis:
A little girl steals some food from Dale's diner. Roy finds
that the child is linked to a band of dangerous criminals.

4.13 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
QUICK DRAW (copyright title)
prod. no. 67
20Mar55 NBC Sun
director, Donald McDougall.
Guest Cast:
Don C. Harvey ................. Marv Hanley
Virginia Carroll .............. Julia Hanley
Louis Lettieri ................ Billy Hanley
Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer ........ Duncan Wright
Russ Scott .................... Anderson

4.14 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE GINGER HORSE (copyright title)
prod. no. 71
27Mar55 NBC Sun
Original Teleplay by Dwight Cummins
Director, Donald McDougall.
Guest Cast:
Don C. Harvey ......... Horace Early
Frances Karath ........ Janie Howard
Harry Hickox .......... Jim Howard
Harry Harvey Sr. ...... Sheriff Williams (not Sheriff Blodgett in this episode)
Synopsis:
Roy tries to find the man who stole an innocent little girl's horse. [RF]
(Companion episode 4.11 "Dead End Trail")

4.15 [--] The Roy Rogers Show:
THE SHOWDOWN (copyright title)
prod. no. 70
22May55 NBC Sun
director, NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Claudia Barrett ............... Ellen Corbin
Ewing Mitchell ................ Wayne Cotbin
Ralph Sanford ................. Bart Benton
Fred Coby ..................... Stake Morris

############ The Roy Rogers Show #############
############## end of season 4 ###############
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