They were all iconic TV cowboys but do you remember their other Westerns?

It takes a true trivia cowboy to pass this quiz.

You know them as Lucas McCain, Matt Dillon, Paladin and Maverick… but they played other characters.

Some Western stars are too good to pin down into just one role. No wonder networks kept bringing familiar cowboy actors back in new series.

See how well you remember TV Western history and the resume of its biggest names!

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  1. After Bonanza, Michael Landon returned to the frontier as a patriarch on…?
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  2. Chuck Connors will forever be known at The Rifleman, but he later played the main character on which Western?
  3. James Arness portrayed Marshal Matt Dillon for several decades. He also starred in a 1970s Western called…?
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  4. Robert Fuller joined the cast of Wagon Train after wrapping his lead role on a Western called…?
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  5. Richard Boone was the dapper star of Have Gun - Will Travel. Later, he played a much rougher character named…?
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  6. Maverick star James Garner returned to the Western genre for a 1971 series called…?
  7. Robert Horton played the scout Flint on Wagon Train. Later, he played the lead character on a series called…?
  8. Peter Breck played Nick on The Big Valley. Before that, he had starred on a Western called…?
  9. Dale Robertson played Jim Hardie for several seasons on Tales of Wells Fargo. Later, he starred on a Western called…?
  10. Clint Walker portrayed the title character on Cheyenne for years. In 1974, he landed another starring role on a short-lived series called…?
They were all iconic TV cowboys but do you remember their other Westerns?

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DiscoDave 5 months ago
A pathetic 3 out of 10, considering I like all these actors
EllisClevenger 5 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Nifty work there, partner! This was a hard one
Missed #8.
I have NEVER heard of 'Black Saddle'.
Tampammm 5 months ago
Perfect game. Westerns are my absolute passion and specialty.
JeanInTN 5 months ago
Me-TV needs to show some of these lesser-known westerns instead of continuing to recycle the same old tired sitcoms.
Wiseguy JeanInTN 4 months ago
You mean the same old tired westerns.
Tresix 5 months ago
7/10. I remember my father (R.I.P.) was a big TV western fan. I remember when "McCloud" came on and he said "Oh, that's Chester from 'Gunsmoke'." All I knew at that time was Festus, then he explained who Chester was. He also remembered Adam's name after he left "Bonanza", all I remembered was a man who always wore black.
Joseph 5 months ago
10/10. Surprisingly easy for me. Nichols aired fairly recently here, it might have been on another channel. I'd never heard of it before, and I don't think many others have either. Not a memorable show.
JeanInTN Joseph 5 months ago
I remember watching Nichols when I was on network TV; I liked it back then. Haven't seen it since, though, so I don't know what I would think about it today. But I always loved watching James Garner!
GarryDavis 5 months ago
Missed #8. Not bad, considering I didn't watch much in the way of westerns. Loved Nichols, High Chaparral and the Wild, Wild West.
UTZAAKE 5 months ago
7/10. Foiled by 4, 8 and 9.
anthony 5 months ago
5/10.That's about right.
nerakr anthony 5 months ago
Same here.
Barry22 5 months ago
6/10, don't know my Westerns.
AndrewHass 5 months ago
I was 3/10 but since i guessed on most i think i did okay.
cperrynaples 5 months ago
10/10! Wouldn't Dirty Larry have been a great reboot of Have Gun? "Do you feel lucky, padre"...LOL! Maverick was rebooted in the '80's and should have been mentioned! Kodiak was not a Western, Walker was a state officer in Alaska!
You mean Dirty Larry, or Dirty Harry?
The Quiz said Larry, but they might have meant Harry...LOL!
Brownthunder 5 months ago
9/10 missed #6 don't recall the western Nichols?
It's not surprising that a lot of folks won't remember/know about this one. {Unless you know something of James Garner's background.} According to JG, this was the favorite role/show he did. He did this right before The Rockford Files. {It was only on for a season.} He co starred with Stuart Margolin, who {as most of us know,} went on to play Angel on TRF.
Yep, and in the last episode Garner was killed and replaced by his twin brother!! Fun Fact: The Kitty clone was Margot Kidder {AKA Lois Lane RIP].
MrsPhilHarris 5 months ago
4/10 Had no clue for most of them.
ndebrabant 5 months ago

You got 9 out of 10
Nifty work there, partner! This was a hard one!
JeffTanner 5 months ago
You got 5 out of 10 -------Well played, but this one was pretty hard! Nothing to do but keep studyin' and watchin'.
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