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Life of Riley

Riley worked in an aircraft plant in California, but viewers usually saw him at home, cheerfully disrupting life with his malapropisms and ill timed intervention into minor problems.

The Beverly Hillbillies

A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways.

Bonanza

The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.

Petticoat Junction

The misadventures of the family staff of The Shady Rest Hotel and their neighbors of Hooterville.

Four Star Playhouse

This show featured four rotating stars, Charles Boyer, David Niven, Ida Lupino and Dick Powell in individual episodes consisting of everything from comedy to drama.

My Little Margie

Set in New York City, the series stars Gale Storm as 21-year-old Margie Albright and former silent film star Charles Farrell as her widowed father, 50-year-old Vern Albright. They share an apartment at the Carlton Arms Hotel. Vern Albright is the vice-president of the investment firm of Honeywell and Todd, where his bosses are George Honeywell (Clarence Kolb) and Todd (George Meader).

Adventures of Robin Hood

A long-running series of adventures featuring Robin of Loxley - Robin Hood - and his group of Sherwood-Forest-based freedom fighters. Robin and his men protected England from the evil machinations of Prince John while good King Richard was away at the Crusades.

One Step Beyond

Produced at the same time as the more well-known Twilight Zone, this series fed the nation's growing interest in paranormal suspense in a different way. Rather than creating fictional stories with supernatural twists and turns, this program sought out 'real' stories of the supernatural, including ghosts, disappearances, monsters, etc., and re-creating them for each episode.

Dangerous Assignment

The Commissioner sent US Special Agent Steve Mitchell to exotic locales where he encounters adventure and international intrigue, all played out using extreme violence.

Dick Van Dyke Show

The misadventures of a TV writer both at work and at home.

The Star and the Story

This drama anthology series was produced by Four Star Productions. Each installment was a stand-alone episode with new casts and unique stories.

The Range Rider

Jock Mahoney, later star of CBS's Yancy Derringer, played the title character in seventy-nine black-and-white half-hour episodes, along with partner Dick West, played by Dick Jones, later star of the syndicated series Buffalo Bill, Jr. The character had no name other than Range Rider. His reputation for fairness, fighting ability, and accuracy with his guns was known far and wide, even by Indians. Mahoney towered over Jones, conveying the idea that Dick West was a youth rather than a full-grown adult.

Public Defender

Bart Matthews defends the poor and others who cannot afford an attorney. All episodes are based on actual cases from across the country.

Judge Roy Bean

Western set in the Texas town of Langtry, named after Lillie Langtry. When storekeeper Roy Bean becomes fed up with the lawlessness in the town, he sets establishes himself as a judge and introduces a system of law and order.

Meet Corliss Archer

Ann Baker stars as perky teenager Corliss Archer, in this well-made syndicated sitcom of the mid-50s. Despite being the title character, Corliss was not always the central character, in the various stories, which depicted, in humorous fashion, the daily problems, stresses, and ups and downs of a typical American family, in a typical American neighborhood.

Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger is an American western drama television series that aired on the ABC Television network from 1949 to 1957, with Clayton Moore in the starring role. Jay Silverheels, a member of the Mohawk Aboriginal people in Canada, played The Lone Ranger's Native American companion Tonto.

Medic

Highlights the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors and surgeons headed by Dr. Konrad Styner. One of the first medical shows on TV that paid strict attention to detail, and heralded at the time for its sometimes unflinching look at the operations and medical procedures performed by doctors.