Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 15, 1949
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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The Lone Ranger (1949)

"A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty "Hi Yo Silver!" The Lone Ranger. "Hi Yo Silver, away!" With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains, leads the fight for law and order in the early west. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear. The Lone Ranger rides again!"

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05x39 Outlaws in Grease Paint Aired: Jun. 06, 1957

The Lone Ranger and Tonto trail two bandits, a man and a woman, who have been robbing the Wells Fargo gold shipments, but each time the masked …

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The show had 5 seasons and 221 episodes air between 1949 and 1957.

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  • After the series ended, Clayton Moore began making public appearances as the Lone Ranger. Jack Wrather filed suit against Moore, claiming ownership of the character. In 1979 Wrather won the…
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    After the series ended, Clayton Moore began making public appearances as the Lone Ranger. Jack Wrather filed suit against Moore, claiming ownership of the character. In 1979 Wrather won the suit so Moore wore wraparound Foster-Grant sunglasses as a substitute for the mask. Moore later won a countersuit allowing him to resume wearing his costume.
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  • Premiered on ABC on 15 September 1949 (Thursdays 7:30-8:00). Last telecast: 12 September 1957. This was the only ABC program to rank in the top 15 when the A.C. Neilsen Co. began compiling…
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    Premiered on ABC on 15 September 1949 (Thursdays 7:30-8:00). Last telecast: 12 September 1957. This was the only ABC program to rank in the top 15 when the A.C. Neilsen Co. began compiling national ratings for network programs. In 1950 it ranked #7 with a 41.2% share. The show was on ABC throughout its run. Reruns began on CBS on Saturday mornings in 1953 and continued to September 1960 and then on NBC for another four years. ABC showed reruns of it in late afternoons from 1958 to 1961. None of the network reruns featured John Hart as "The Lone Ranger", the other "Lone Ranger" from 1952-53.
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  • The Lone Ranger is never captured or held for very long by lawmen or outlaws in order to avoid the chance of him being unmasked.
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