Buffalo Bill Jr.

Buffalo Bill Jr.

Buffalo Bill, Jr. was a Western television series starring Dickie Jones that aired in television syndication from March 1 1955 until September 21 1956.

infobox television
show_name = Buffalo Bill Jr.
format = Western
picture_format = Black and white (1955-1956)
runtime = 30 minutes
starring = Dickie Jones
country = United States
network = television syndication
first_aired = March 1, 1955
last_aired = September 21, 1956
num_seasons = 2
num_episodes = 42
imdb_id = 0132652|

Buffalo Bill Jr. was a Kiddie Western, which was the norm at the time, but ironically, 1955, the year that the show debuted, was the year that the Adult Western began with the premiere of Gunsmoke and The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp. Buffalo Bill Jr, played by Jones, was an orphan who was adopted by Judge Ben Wiley (played by Harry Cheshire). The two lived with Judge Wiley's adopted daughter, Calamity (played by Nancy Gilbert in Wileyville, Texas, a town founded by the judge. Buffalo Bill Jr. had grown to adulthood, and was Wileyville's marshal.

This show lasted for two seasons, and was produced by Gene Autry's Flying A Productions.

In 1964, the series appeared on American Broadcasting Company's saturday morning schedule for one year.

Comic Book

* "Buffalo Bill Jr." Dell Comics series that ran for 13 issues from Jan., 1956 to Aug.-Oct., 1959. The first six issues appeared in Dell's catch-all nigh-weekly comic book, Four Color Comics #673,742,766,798,828,856. It appeared under its own numbering for issues #7-13. Art by Mike Sekowsky. The final issue was written by Gaylord Du Bois.

Adapting the television series (and outliving it), the comic books sported exciting photo-covers featuring the actor Dickie Jones portraying the title role.


* McNeil, Alex. "Total Television" (1996). New York: Penguin Books ISBN 0-140-24916-8
* Brooks, Tim and Marsh, Earle, "The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows" (1999). New York: Ballantine Books ISBN 0-345-42923-0

External links

* [http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0132652/episodes#season-1 Buffalo Bill Jr.] at the Internet Movie Database.

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