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Guns of ParadiseGuns of Paradise
CBS, 1988 | Drama, Western

Paradise starred Lee Horsley as Cord, a professional gunfighter who was forced to take custody of the four children of his sister, a St. Louis singer who was dying and unable to make any other arrangements for their care. Cord realized that his profession was unsuitable to child rearing and decided to change, renting a farm from Amelia Lawson (Sigrid Thornton), who also owned the local bank in the small town of Paradise, California (the origin of the title). Ethan tried to live a peaceful life, but was constantly haunted by his violent past and frequently called upon by the townspeople to defend them from lawlessness. Cord was close friends with John Taylor (Dehl Berti), a Native American medicine man, who often provided him with wise counsel and insights into human nature.


Broken TrailBroken Trail

Set in the late 1890's, this story tells of Prentice "Print" Ritter, a cowboy making his last big horse run before settling down on a ranch of his own. Print and his nephew, Tom Harte, begin their journey expecting nothing out of the ordinary, but end up rescuing five young Chinese girls from the human trafficker who would sell them into a life of slavery. Now the two, along with companions they pick up along the way, must protect the girls from danger as they steer their herd from Oregon to Wyoming.


66666666

Founded when Comanches still ruled West Texas, no ranch in America is more steeped in the history of the West than the 6666. Still operating as it did two centuries before, and encompassing an entire county, the 6666 is where the rule of law and the laws of nature merge in a place where the most dangerous thing one does is the next thing ... The 6666 is synonymous with the merciless endeavor to raise the finest horses and livestock in the world, and ultimately where world class cowboys are born and made.


The Adventures of the Galaxy RangersThe Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers

In 2086, two peaceful aliens journey to Earth seeking help. In return for Earth's assistance, the aliens share the plans for the planet's first hyperdrive, allowing mankind to open the doors to the stars. With this new technology in hand, a team of unique individuals are assembled to protect Earth and its allies.


Wanted: Dead or AliveWanted: Dead or Alive
CBS, 1958 | Western

Western about a bounty hunter who's armed with a sawed-off carbine.


How the West Was WonHow the West Was Won
ABC, 1978 | Action, Adventure, Western
Rating: 4.5/5

This series chronicled the struggles of the four Macahan children as they traveled into untamed West. They were led by their Uncle Zeb and his widowed sister, Molly.


The Young RidersThe Young Riders
ABC, 1989 | Western
Rating: 4/5

The Young Riders was a western drama show from the late 80s and early 90s. It was about a group of young men (and woman) who were riders for the Pony Express. Some of the story lines involved the approaching civil war.


Tales of Wells FargoTales of Wells Fargo
NBC, 1957 | Western

Tales of Wells Fargo is an American Western television series starring Dale Robertson that ran from March 18, 1957, to June 2, 1962, on NBC. Produced by Revue Productions, the series aired in a half-hour format until its final season when it expanded to an hour.


The Big ValleyThe Big Valley
ABC, 1965 | Drama, Western
Rating: 4/5

Set in San Joaquin Valley during the 1870s, this show follows the lives of the Barkleys, one of the richest families in Stockton. Victoria Barkley, a recent widow, leads the family, including her sons, Jarrod and Nick, daughter, Audra, and step-son, Heath, as they run their ranch, groves, and logging business. Jarrod is a well-known lawyer with two prominent offices, and often helps the family sort out their legal troubles. Nick, an aggressive, outspoken rancher, runs the family's holdings and minds the ranch. Audra is caring and a talented horseback rider. Heath, who manages the family's possessions, is quieter than his other siblings, but will stand up to them if needed. Through the heartache, robberies, kidnappings, illnesses, and the times of joy, the Barkleys continued to be a strong family, dependent on each other, through the good and the bad.


Wagon TrainWagon Train
NBC, 1957 | Drama, Western

Classy western following the trials of a California-bound wagon train after the Civil War.