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The Virginian (1962-71)
German title  - Die Leute von der Shiloh-Ranch7
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
Main Contributors :
B.J.Townsend [bj]   (mainly Doug McClure episodes)  Paul Arnold Green [pag]   Brendan Gardiner [bg]  
Andrea Lopez [arl]  (mainly James Drury episodes) Rodger Martin [rgm]  Robert Henry Ohlemeyer [rho]    
Alice P.Munzo [apm]    Karen S. Lindsey [ksl]  Dr. Andreas Werner  (German episode titles)

references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov) /  Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

"Television Western Episode Guide" (All United States Series) (1949-1996)  $ 95.00
written by  Harris M. Lentz III,  Published by McFarland & Co.


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THE VIRGINIAN
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Revue Studios (1962- Dec 1964) (Eps.# 1-76)
Universal Television (Jan 1965-1971)(Eps. # 77-249)
for the
NBC Television Network
Executive Producers:
Charles Marquis Warren (season 1 first half)(1962)
Roy Huggins (season 1 second half)(1963)
Frank Price (seasons 2,3,5)
Norman Macdonnell (seasons 4,6,7,8,9)
Herbert Hirschman, Leslie Stevens, (season 9)(1970-71)
Edward J. Montagne (9.14, 9.19, 9.21)(late season 9)(1970-71)
Producers (include):
Winston Miller, Warren Duff, Frank Telford, Joel Rogosin
Arthur H. Nadel (many season 4 episodes)
Cy Chermak, James Duff McAdams, David Levinson
Glen A. Larson (season 9)(1970-71)
John Choy (9.16, 9.18, 9.20)(1970-71)

US Western series 1962-1971 249 episodes x 90 min (slot time) color
(actual running time without commercials 74 min approx)

.The Virginian - Regular Cast and Characters 

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 The Virginian (30min, 'un-official pilot') 6July1958

 
The Virginian (season 1) (NBC) (1962-1963) [001-030]
 - Episode Guide

starring (on the ride-in)
Lee J. Cobb as Judge Henry Garth
Doug McClure as Trampas
Gary Clarke as Steve Hill
and
James Drury as The Virginian

also featuring (but NOT on the ride-in)

Roberta Shore as Betsy Garth
Pippa Scott as Molly Wood
Ross Elliott as Sheriff Mark Abbott

 
The Virginian (season 2) (NBC) (1963-1964) [031-060]
 - Episode Guide

starring (on the ride-in)
Lee J. Cobb as Judge Henry Garth
Doug McClure as Trampas
Gary Clarke as Steve Hill
and
James Drury as The Virginian

Also co-starring (but not on the ride-in)
Roberta Shore as Betsy Garth

Also featuring (but not on the ride-in)
Randy Boone as Randy Benton as of episode 2.20 "First to Thine Own Self"
Ross Elliott as Sheriff Mark Abbott

 
The Virginian (season 3) (NBC) (1964-1965) [061-090]
 
 - Episode Guide 

starring (on the ride-in)
Lee J. Cobb as Judge Henry Garth
Doug McClure as Trampas
Clu Culager as Deputy Sheriff Emmett Ryker
Roberta Shore as Betsy Garth
Randy Boone as Randy Benton
and
James Drury as The Virginian

Also featuring (but NOT in the ride-in):
Harlan Warde as Sheriff John Brannon

 
The Virginian (season 4) (NBC) (1965-1966) [091-120]
 - Episode Guide  

starring (on the ride-in)
Lee J. Cobb as Judge Henry Garth
Doug McClure as Trampas
Clu Culager as Deputy Sheriff Emmett Ryker
Randy Boone as Randy Benton
Diane Roter as Jennifer Sommers
and
James Drury as The Virginian

Also starring (but not in the ride-in)
John Dehner as Morgan Starr, interim ranch supervisor episodes 4.21 through 4.28

 
The Virginian (season 5) (NBC) (1966-1967) [121-149]
 - Episode Guide 

starring (on the ride-in)
Charles Bickford as John Grainger
Doug McClure as Trampas
Clu Gulager as Deputy Sheriff Emmett Ryker
(missing from the ride-in credits and the episodes themselves from 5.01 until 5.14.
Reinstated to ride-in credits 5.14 with return to the series 5.16)

Don Quine as Stacey Grainger
Sara Lane as Elizabeth Grainger
and
James Drury as The Virginian

Also featuring (but NOT in the ride-in):
Ross Elliott as Sheriff Mark Abbott (first half of the season)

 
The Virginian (season 6) (NBC) (1967-1968) [150-175]
 - Episode Guide 

starring (on the ride-in)
Charles Bickford as John Grainger
(Charles Bickford was gravely ill.  He died 9Nov67 but remained on the
ride-in up to and including episode 6.16)

Doug McClure as Trampas
Clu Gulager as Deputy Sheriff Emmett Ryker
Don Quine as Stacey Grainger
Sara Lane as Elizabeth Grainger
and
James Drury as The Virginian

John McIntire as Clay Grainger
(John McIntire was introduced in episode 6.08 after the death of Charles Bickford
9 November 1967, Los Angeles, California, USA. (blood infection)
Charles Bickford was still shown on the 'ride-in' after his death,
until episode 6.17, when it was changed to John McIntire.)

add also featuring (but not on the ride-in)
Jeanette Nolan as Holly Grainger

 
The Virginian (season 7) (NBC) (1968-1969) [176-201]
- Episode Guide 

starring (on the ride-in)
John McIntire as Clay Grainger
Doug McClure as Trampas
David Hartman as David Sutton
Sara Lane as Elizabeth Grainger
and
James Drury as The Virginian

Also Featuring (but NOT shown on the ride-in)
Jeanette Nolan as Holly Grainger
Ross Elliott as Sheriff Mark Abbott

 
The Virginian (season 8) (NBC) (1969-1970) [202-225]
 - Episode Guide 

starring (on the ride-in)
John McIntire as Clay Grainger
Doug McClure as Trampas
Tim Matheson as Jim Horn
Sara Lane as Elizabeth Grainger
and
James Drury as The Virginian

Also Featuring (but NOT shown on the ride-in)
Jeanette Nolan as Holly Grainger
Ross Elliott as Sheriff Mark Abbott


 
The Virginian: Men From Shiloh (season 9) (NBC) (1970-1971) [226-249]
- Episode Guide  

Starring (on the opening sketch sequence)
stewart granger as Col. Alan Carrie MacKenzie
doug mcclure as Trampas
lee majors as Roy Tate
and
james drury as The Virginian

also featuring (but not in the opening sketch sequence)
john mcliam as Parker (early season 9) 9.01, 9.05 (+possibly other episodes)
eric christmas as Parker (late season 9) 9.14, 9.20, 9.21, 9.24 (+possibly other episodes)


Listen to - '"The Virginian" theme music composed by Percy Faith (1962-70)
 Listen to -  "The Virginian: Men From Shiloh" theme music composed by Ennio Morricone (1970-71)

"The Virginian" website - www.The-Virginian.com

 Robert Rigdon's Video Library of "The Virginian"

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