Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 03, 1957
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
ABC TV Network

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Zorro (1957)

Zorro is a masked rider who battles the unjust rulers of the pueblo of Los Angeles during the days of Spanish rule. His real identity is that of Don Diego de la Vega, the son of a wealthy landowner. Diego returns from Spain and discovers that Los Angeles is under the command of Capitan Monastario, a cruel man who relishes the misuse of his power for personal gain. Diego adopts the secret identity of Zorro, a sinister figure dressed in black, and rides to fight Monastario's injustice.

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TV Special: Auld Acquaintance Aired: Apr. 02, 1961

Ramon Castillo, an old enemy of Don Diego's, arrives from Spain and tries to steal the army payroll from Sgt. Garcia. Though thwarted by Zorro, …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 2 seasons and 82 episodes air between 1957 and 1959.

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  • The Laurel and Hardy like teaming of Henry Calvin and Gene Sheldon (Sergeant Garcia and Bernardo) was such a hit that when production on this series ceased, Disney held on to the pair (in…
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    The Laurel and Hardy like teaming of Henry Calvin and Gene Sheldon (Sergeant Garcia and Bernardo) was such a hit that when production on this series ceased, Disney held on to the pair (in case this series would resume) by using them in two feature films, Toby Tyler, or Ten Weeks with a Circus and Babes in Toyland (1961).
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  • Although "Zorro" was the most popular show in its Thursday evening slot, the series was pulled in 1959 due to legal wrangling between the Disney Studios and the ABC network. Disney tried to…
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    Although "Zorro" was the most popular show in its Thursday evening slot, the series was pulled in 1959 due to legal wrangling between the Disney Studios and the ABC network. Disney tried to keep the character before the audience by shooting four one-hour episodes for another anthology series, but by the time the lawsuit was settled, the studio had decided the public had lost interest in the character and the series was cancelled.
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  • This became the third Disney produced series to be running in the same season, joining Disneyland and The Mickey Mouse Club.
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