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Bret Maverick (1981)

TV-PG ComedyWestern


Bret Maverick is a 1981-82 American Western television series starring James Garner in the role that made him famous in the 1957 series Maverick: a professional poker player traveling alone year after year through the Old West from riverboat to saloon. In this sequel series, Maverick has settled down in Sweetwater, Arizona Territory, where he owns a ranch and is co-owner of the town's saloon. However, Maverick is still always on the lookout for his next big score, and continues to gamble and practice various con games whenever the chance arises. The series was developed by Gordon Dawson, and produced by Garner's company Cherokee Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

  1. Gordon T. Dawson


Series Cast

  1. James Garner as Bret Maverick

    James Garner

    Bret Maverick

    18 Episodes

  2. Richard Hamilton as Cy Whittaker

    Richard Hamilton

    Cy Whittaker

    18 Episodes

  3. Darleen Carr as Mary Lou Springer

    Darleen Carr

    Mary Lou Springer

    18 Episodes

  4. Ramon Bieri as Elijah Crow

    Ramon Bieri

    Elijah Crow

    18 Episodes

  5. Ed Bruce

    Tom Guthrie

    18 Episodes

  6. John Shearin

    Sheriff Mitchel Dowd

    18 Episodes

  7. David Knell as Rodney Catlow

    David Knell

    Rodney Catlow

    18 Episodes

  8. Stuart Margolin as Philo Sandeen

    Stuart Margolin

    Philo Sandeen

    8 Episodes

  9. Marj Dusay as

    Marj Dusay

    3 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1981 • 18 Episodes

Season 1 of Bret Maverick premiered on December 1, 1981.

The Hidalgo Thing

(1x18, May 4, 1982) Season Finale

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Bret Maverick
Bret Maverick


Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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