This western is set on the Shiloh Ranch in Medicine Bow, Wyoming, the foreman is known only as 'The Virginian' (James Drury) and his impulsive young friend is Trampas (Doug McClure) who together star in this famous story adapted for television. Later the series setting was moved on to the 1890's and the show was re-titled The Men From Shiloh.
Last Episode09x24 Jump-Up Aired: Mar. 24, 1971
Tate's heads into town hoping to meet an old flame. He becomes involved with a crooked card player.
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (anachronisms): As The Virginian, Trampas, and Hill (and Ryker, later in Season 1) ride their horses on the dirt road In the opening credits, tire tracks can clearly be seen.
- US television's first 90-minute western (including commercials).
- Goof (continuity error): John Grainger is introduced in season five as Elizabeth Grainger's grandfather. When John dies and Clay Grainger inherits Shiloh Ranch, he is identified as John…
[show]Goof (continuity error): John Grainger is introduced in season five as Elizabeth Grainger's grandfather. When John dies and Clay Grainger inherits Shiloh Ranch, he is identified as John Grainger's brother and, presumably, Elizabeth's granduncle. But by the time of a season seven episode, "Girl in the Shadows", the story has changed and Clay is the elder brother of Elizabeth's father which would make him John Grainger's son, not brother.