Cozi TV Description of Shows
The Roy Rogers Show was an American Western television series that starred Roy Rogers as a ranch owner, Dale Evans as the proprietor of the Eureka Cafe in fictional Mineral City and Pat Brady as Roy's sidekick and Dale's cook. Typical episodes followed the stars as they rescued the weak and helpless from the clutches of dishonest lawmen, claim jumpers, rustlers and other "bad guys."
THE LONE RANGER
The Lone Ranger, starring Clayton Moore, has provided a heroic figure for generations in its do-gooder team of the Lone Ranger and his Native American companion, Tonto. On their horses Silver and Scout, the duo ride across the West looking for situations where they can help people and bring justice to the land.
Once upon a time, Jill, Sabrina and Kelly were police officers whose skills were being wasted in menial duties such as answering phones and filing. A mysterious millionaire named Charles Townsend took them away from all that by opening his own private investigation agency and hiring these gorgeous ladies as his operatives with John Bosley acting as their assistant and liaison.
He has no name. He's The Virginian. This long running series depicts the West the way it was in the 1880s. At the center of the action is the Shiloh Ranch in Wyoming, where James Drury plays the titular character, a stoic and strong-willed ranch foreman who does his best to keep order on the sprawling piece, which ain't easy, cause in those days... the West was Wild! Also starring Lee J. Cobb and Doug McClure.
Tom Selleck won an Emmy for his portrayal of Thomas Magnum, a charming private detective who lives in Hawaii on the estate of an absentee millionaire. Though a bit of a rascal, Magnum investigates his cases with skill, deftly moving about an island that is luxurious, exotic, and sometimes dangerous. Successfully blending doses of action, mystery, irreverent comedy, and poignant drama, this series became one of the biggest hits in television history and afforded Selleck and his characterization iconic status.
THE BIONIC WOMAN
The classic sci-fi action show casts Emmy-winner Lindsay Wagner as Jaime Sommers, a woman who secretly takes on special high-risk government missions using her tremendous bionic powers. Featuring great action, sexy thrills, and the now iconic sound of bionic powers in action! Simply unforgettable.
THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
This exceptionally popular, Emmy-nominated series was one of the highest rated programs of the 1970s. Lee Majors stars as Steve Austin, a U.S. astronaut who is critically injured upon re-entry, and whose damaged limbs are replaced with bionic, atomic-powered appendages. Now equipped with impressive physical capabilities, Austin uses his powers to fight international villains, mad scientists, and alien monsters. A terrifically good time, this series ranks as a cultural touchstone and one of the greatest superhero serials of all-time. Guest stars include Farrah Fawcett, Lindsay Wagner, and Louis Gossett, Jr.
MARCUS WELBY M.D.
TV Icon Robert Young is Marcus Welby, an old-fashioned doctor who still believes in making house calls. This brilliantly poignant and wildly popular series tackles personal and medical issues with equal success. Co-starring James Brolin, this Emmy-winning show is a true classic.
Lassie is back! The world's most famous Collie returns to a new family and new adventures. Timmy - a young boy in a new town - befriends Lassie, beginning a magical friendship that will tug on your heartstrings and quicken your pulse! A solid update of the classic original TV series, Lassie is good clean fun for the whole family.
HIGHWAY TO HEAVEN
Smith, played by Michael Landon, is an angel sent to earth so that he can partner up with police officer Mark Gordon, played by Victor French. The duo enjoys a rambunctious relationship with each other and work together to cure some of societies ills. Always making sure that the work of "the Boss" (God) is carried out.
Classic Western hero Hopalong Cassidy (the square-jawed William Boyd) is the star who stoically defeats various bad guys with the help of a few good friends.
OZZIE & HARRIET
Starring the Nelson family, who was a real family off-screen, included parents Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and their sons, David and Ricky Nelson. Their wholesome exploits and run-of-the-mill problems were transferred from radio to television in 1952, and many of the stories were based on real events that had occurred in their lives.
THE ADVENTURES OF THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
Marius Goring plays Sir Percy Blakeney, 18th century English fop by day, rescuer of French aristocrats by night. Disguised as the Scarlet Pimpernel, Blakeney does his utmost to save deserving souls from the guillotine at the height of the French revolution.
THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
Starring Richard Greene as Robin Hood and Alan Wheatley as his enemy, the Sheriff of Nottingham, this British TV series follows the popular Robin Hood and his merry bandits through Sherwood Forest. Robin Hood and his followers commit to righting the wrongs of the wealthy and powerful, who use their power to harm the poor and the defenseless.
THE BEVERLY HILLBILLIES
This much-beloved classic television series follows the many misadventures of the Clampetts. A comically unpolished hillbilly family that moves into a Beverly Hills mansion after they discover a wealth of oil (also known as "black gold" or "Texas tea") in their yard and become very, very rich.
DATE WITH THE ANGELS
Betty White plays the newly married Vicki Angel, and Betty's comic genius has never been sharper. Vicki and her husband Gus (Bill Williams) find themselves and their neighbors in one hilarious situation after another.
Annie Oakley was a real life sharp shooter from the 1920's whose character was placed in the fictionalized plot line of the western television series that ran for three seasons. Starring Gail Davis as Ms. Oakley and Jimmy Hawkins as her brother Tagg whenever trouble seemed to come around their town in Arizona it was up to Annie to rescue upstanding citizens and arrest the outlaws.
This TV western isn't just about life on the ranch but also about the family lives of Mr. Cartwright and his three boys, who are each by a different wife. Starring Lorne Greene as three-time-widowed Mr. Cartwright, the head of the Cartwright family Bonanza brings to light social issues and family values for its time.
THE BURNS AND ALLEN SHOW
Starring the comedy duo George Burns and his wife Gracie Allen the two starred in the Vaudeville –styled comedy series that ran for eight years. Mocking the ditzy Gracie Allen who plays her real life role as George Burn's wife, this hilarious series will have you wondering what will Gracie say or do next.
This beloved TV series follows the life of Bill Hastings, starring Peter Lawford, as the former college professor turned love advice columnist for the Los Angeles Daily Star. Hastings delivers his well-written advice under the alias "Phoebe" while pursuing his own love interest, fellow co-worker and sports writer, Marcia Henderson (played by Mickey Riley.)
A television crime drama about the heroism and danger involved in police work Dragnet, dedicates this series to solving the crimes encountered by Sergeant "Joe Friday."
MAN AGAINST CRIME (FOLLOW THAT MAN)
Ralph Bellamy stars as Mike Barnett, the do-gooder New York Detective. This crime series follows around the freelance private eye as he attempts to give New York's criminals a fight of their life.
FOUR STAR PLAYHOUSE
The idea behind the Four Star playhouse was to have four big stars alternate their appearance in the drama series. Starring Dick Powell, Charles Boyer, Joel McCrea and Rosalind Russell the foursome took turns being featured in the series along with one consistent character, Willie Dante.
THE RACKET SQUAD
This crime drama stars Reed Hadley as Captain John Braddock, a detective working for the San Francisco Police Department. This series was based on real case files from police departments across the country.
An American comedy series that shadowed the lives of Mr. & Mrs. Ruggles along with their four children. Starring real-life comedian Charlie Ruggles as a department manager for a company and his wife Margaret Ruggles who is a housewife caring for their four children.
Sherlock Holmes is the famous British detective who works side by side with the Metropolitan Police Service. Sherlock becomes a conducive member to the team by solving various crimes and putting the law to work on the lawless.