Category Archives: TV-Adventure Shows

Sea Divers (1958) Unsold TV Pilot

If you’re going to try and jump on the “Sea Hunt” trend you should at least try to make it interesting. This thing is a bore from first second to last. No surprise it ended up in the junk pile. … Continue reading

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Cannonball (1958-59)

Paul Birch and William Campbell star as long distance truckers Mike “Cannonball” Malone and Jerry Austin. They go all over the U.S. and Canada. Typical 50’s show combining adventure and aw-shucks type endings. October 20,1958 episode – “Small Cargo” – … Continue reading

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Whirlybirds (1957-60)

Chuck Martin (Kenneth Tobey) and P.T.Moore (Craig Hill) own a helicopter company in this first TV show to focus on choppers. They take on various jobs including search and rescue and helping out law enforcement and the military. It was … Continue reading

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Adventures In Paradise (1959-62)

Gardner McKay is skipper of the schooner Tiki III based in Tahiti. He handles cargo throughout the area. During the series he had several business partners and first mates. March 25,1962 episode: “The Baby Sitters” – A woman (Erika Peters) … Continue reading

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Klondike (1960-61)

The show takes place in 1897 in the Alaskan Klondike region in the town of Skagway. James Coburn appeared in ten episodes. The star is Ralph Taeger as Mike Halliday. Working in the hotel are Goldie played by Joi Landing … Continue reading

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Route 66 (1960-64)

  Martin Milner is Ted Stiles and George Maharis is Buz Murdock. They travel the country in their Corvette. It’s a journey of self discovery and also explores the changing lifestyles in America. The show was filmed on locations all … Continue reading

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Movin’ On (1974-76)

Dumb attempt to jump on the short lived trucker craze. Claude Akins is Sonny Pruitt and Frank Converse is his college educated partner Will Chandler. They haul cargo across the country. The opening theme is by Merle Haggard. September 30,1978 … Continue reading

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