The Virginian

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The Virginian is an American Western television series starring James Drury and Doug McClure, which aired on NBC from 1962 to 1971 for a total of 249 episodes. It was a spin-off from a 1958 summer series called Decision. Filmed in color, The Virginian became television's first 90-minute western series. Immensely successful, it ran for nine seasons—television's third longest running western. It follows Bonanza at fourteen seasons and 430 episodes, and Gunsmoke at twenty seasons and 635 episodes.

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  1. Doug McClure

    Doug McClure


  2. James Drury

    James Drury

    The "Virinian"

  3. Lee J. Cobb

    Lee J. Cobb

    Richter Henry Garth

  4. Charles Bickford

    Charles Bickford

    John Grainger

  5. Gary Clarke

    Gary Clarke

    Steve Hill

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Season 9

1970 | 24 Episodes

Season 9 of The Virginian premiered on September 16, 1970.

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The Virginian
The Virginian



Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 90m, 75m

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