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Rough Rider Rides Again 

An actor who played the character on a long running TV show has fallen on hard times and his only means of support is making appearances as his old character. But when a producer gets the ... See full summary »

Director:

Burt Kennedy

Writers:

Philip DeGuere Jr. (created by) (as Philip DeGuere), Michael Piller

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jameson Parker ... A.J. Simon
Gerald McRaney ... Rick Simon
Jeannie Wilson Jeannie Wilson ... Assistant DA Janet Fowler (credit only)
Mary Carver ... Cecilia Simon (credit only)
Eddie Barth ... Myron Fowler (credit only)
Stuart Whitman ... Buck Yancy / The Rough Rider
Bridget Hanley Bridget Hanley ... Shelby Barnett
Don Stroud ... Arnold
Pat Buttram ... Jonathan Evans
Alan Hale Jr. ... Bartender (as Alan Hale)
Jock Mahoney ... Oldtimer #1 in Saloon
John Russell ... Oldtimer #2 - in Saloon
Broderick Crawford ... Kern Barnett
Jackie Joseph ... Lila Hackett
Alice Nunn ... Barney - seller of maps to stars' home
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Storyline

An actor who played the character on a long running TV show has fallen on hard times and his only means of support is making appearances as his old character. But when a producer gets the rights to his character and is about to make a new movie with a different actor in the role, he bars the actor from appearing as his old character. When the actor goes to see the producer to be paid, the producer is killed. So A.J. and Rick are hired to help the man. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Action | Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 1982 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

When Rick and A.J. are walking along the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the camera settles on James Garner's star. Garner starred in Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969) and Support Your Local Gunfighter (1971), both also directed by Burt Kennedy. See more »

Quotes

Oldtimer #1 in Saloon: You don't look like no coppers to me.
A.J. Simon: Private eyes.
Oldtimer #1 in Saloon: I hate private eyes. You replaced all the Westerns on my TV.
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Connections

References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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