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Wagon Train

Plot: The series initially starred veteran movie supporting actor Ward Bond as the wagon master, later replaced upon his death by John McIntire, and Robert Horton as the scout, subsequently replaced by lookalike Robert Fuller a year after Horton had decided to leave the series. The series was inspired by the 1950 film Wagon Master directed by John Ford and starring Ben Johnson, Harry Carey Jr
First Episode Aired On:
Wednesday, September 18 1957
66 years ago
Last Episode Aired On:
Sunday, May 2 1965
58 years ago
Number of seasons: 8 (284 episodes)