Gene roddenberrys apprenticeship for star trek in have gunwill. Have gun will travel tv series 19571963 written by 24 episodes the lawbreakers. Hes convinced he has a curse on him for wounding a tiger in india and being. In star trek the 50 year mission, david gerrold, a vocal roddenberry critic, likes to say that gene roddenberry never had to write for anyone, and that. Jan 14, 2014 have gun will travel was created by sam rolfe and herb meadow and produced by frank pierson, don ingalls, robert sparks, and julian claman. Wire paladin is a telegraph address, listed on the card just as businesses list their telephone numbers and email addresses in the twentyfirst century. Tv episodes written by gene roddenberry, writer ranker.
As creator and producer of the original star trek television series, he launched a phenomenon without precedent in show business and attained a celebrity status unique among his peers although gene roddenberry passed away october 24, 1991, his legacy remains as star trek. With richard boone, kam tong, hal needham, stewart east. Have gun will travel got its start on television on september 1957 and ran until 1963. Paladins name was never revealed in the television or radio series. While in junior high school he became interested in science fiction and years later while reading a copy of astounding. Have gun will travel episodes written, spoken and credits. As a freelance writer, roddenberry wrote scripts for highway patrol, have gun will travel, and other series, before creating and producing his own television series the lieutenant. Paladins bushwhacked by an arrogant ranch foreman, so he signs on as a cook in the ranch owners house, to serve revenge up warm. The next generation continued the legend that gene roddenberry began 25 years prior. Gene roddenberry, herb meadow created by 1 more credit. Of the 225 episodes of the television series, 24 were written by gene roddenberry. He also continued to create series of his own, including a series based on an agent for lloyds of london called the man from lloyds. Im very late coming to hgwt, but i noticed gene r wrote the episodes that appeared on metv last saturday morning. Have gun will travel ran for 225 episodes of the tv series, 24 written by gene roddenberry.
He also won his only writers guild award for a have gun script about an. Chapter two starts from the intriguing fact that gene roddenberry, the creator of star trek, wrote 24 episodes of the television western have gunwill travel. The hanging cross is the fifteenth episode of the first season of have gun will travel. Paladin is hired to defend an armenian maidens honor, but it soon appears that she may not be the one in need of looking after.
Have gun will travel maggie obannion tv episode 1959. Have gun will travel trial at tablerock tv episode 1962 imdb. Episode for episode, the second season of have gun, will travel 195859 is even better than the first. On christmas eve, an embittered rancher wants revenge on pawnee indians who he thinks kidnapped his son several years before. Gene roddenberry wrote 24 episodes of this sophisticated and unusual western. The infinite chain 1994 based on star trek created by star trek. The fact that the owners a gorgeous dish figures in paladins recipe, plus the bbw servant, cookie warms up to paladin quickly. They always quipped or quoted him saying that the star trek series was like a wagon train to the stars. I also liked the beginning where it stated wire paladin and it gave the background of the stars for each episode. Have gun will travel is have gun will travel on netflix.
Some of the scripts for have gun will travel were written by gene roddenberry. With richard boone, buddy ebsen, karl swenson, jeremy slate. Gene roddenberry episodes have gun will travel discussion. In 1964, roddenberry created star trek, which premiered in 1966 and ran for three seasons before being canceled. The visionary star trek creator honed his skill on have gun will travel. Have gun will travel is an american western television series that aired on cbs from 1957 through 1963.
Rated either number 3 or number 4 in nielsen ratings during each year of its first four seasons. Of the two hundred twentyfive episodes, twentyfour were written by star trek 1966 creator gene roddenberry. In tablerock, arizona territory, paladin is required to assume the role of defense attorney for a particularly sullen and deadly gunfighter who is, nonetheless railroaded. Best episodes out of 225 have gun will travel series imdb. Have gun will travel was created by sam rolfe and herb meadow and produced by frank pierson, don ingalls, robert sparks, and julian claman. Suggestions for corrections, additions and deletions are welcome through the dispatch rider. With a bona fide hit on their hands, cbs didnt mess with success, and these 39 episodes pushed ratings even higher with sharp direction mostly by firstseason veteran andrew v.
Throughout the sixyear run, the horses were called curley, frisco, rudy, mexico, and rafter. Featuring guest appearances by charles bronson and vincent price, and writing by the legendary gene roddenberry creator of star trek, have gun will travel is one of the most beloved westerns in television history. It would be decades before my first glimpse of paladin through a doug drexler cameo, in stcs first episode, dressed as a. Have gun will travel trial at tablerock tv episode. In 1965, he wrote the cage which became the pilot for the. September 26, 1959 paladin must deliver mailorder brides to their respective husbands. My first introduction to it was reading it referred to in the making of star trek and other works referring to gene roddenberrys writing credits before star trek. With richard boone, marion marshall, peggy rea, don haggerty. The visionary star trek creator honed his skill on have gun will travel, writing a couple dozen scripts for the series. Have gun will travel episode in laredo tv episode 1959 imdb.
Again, the episodes written by gene roddenberry are the ones that pop. The adult western peaked with have gun will travel tv club. Have gun will travel wasnt the first, it wasnt the most popular, and. In the beginning, the radio show scripts were adapted from the tv show, staying in.
Have gun will travel helen of abajinian tv episode. Eugene wesley gene roddenberry august 19, 1921 october 24, 1991 was an american screenwriter and producer of several television series, best known for his work in creating the star trek franchise. Have gun will travel tv show free online westerns on the web. That position didnt actually exist, but roddenberry did tie for writing the most episodes, and he worked on all six seasons. Hes convinced he has a curse on him for wounding a tiger in india and being afraid to. Mclaglen, a wide variety of attentiongrabbing plots, and. I streamed a lot of the shows when streaming began at netflix. Other major contributors included bruce geller, harry julian fink, don brinkley.
Roddenberry s episode of the series have gun will travel, helen of abajinian, won the writers guild of america award for best teleplay in 1958. The television show is presently shown on the encorewestern channel. Have gun, will travel was a half hour adult western that ran for six very successful seasons on cbs television on saturday evenings at 9. For his fee, he is to kidnap the boy and take him to another town, where some friends will sit on him until he cools down. This list of television episodes written by gene roddenberry also includes any episodes that were cowritten by gene roddenberry. Spoiler some rich guy out west hires paladin to kill a tiger for him. His fourth episode for the western, helen of abajinian, earned him the award for best original script from the writers guild of america.
Helen of abajinian is the sixteenth episode of the first season of have gun will travel. An armenian winemaker hires paladin to find his runaway daughter and make certain that she marries the young cowhand he believes has seduced her. If you want to know more about a particular episode you can click on its name for additional details. Professional gunfighter paladin richard boone was a west pointe graduate who, after the civil war, awaited responses to his business card. There were 225 episodes of the tv series, 24 written by gene roddenberry. It was rated number three or number four in the ni. September 19, 1959 a gunman runs afoul of paladin while in town to see his wife and son. Gene roddenberry liked to claim he was head writer on have gun will travel. Heres what happened to have gun, will travel star richard. Have gun will travel project gutenberg selfpublishing. Have gun, will travel may have represented an acquired taste for some viewers. The show was a huge hit, and boone also directed a number of episodes.
This was one of the few tv shows to spawn a successful radio version. There were 225 episodes of the tv series, 24 written. Have gun will travel tv series 19571963 trivia imdb. Have gunwill travel american television program britannica. Gene roddenberry led a life as colorful and exciting as almost any highadventure fiction. Other articles where have gunwill travel is discussed. Other contributors included bruce geller, harry julian fink, don brinkley and irving wallace. Some of the first few volumes have a sort of prologue and toward the end, its just the bare basics and nothing added. That is not a knock on the other westerns but this one was unique. Apr 24, 2018 24 episodes were written by gene roddenberry before he tackled star trek. Star trek creator gene roddenberry wrote a bunch of episodes. Andrew mclaglen directed 101 episodes and 19 were directed by series star richard boone.
There are 225 episodes of the tv series 24 of them written by gene roddenberry. Even in the small amount of time these episodes have to develop the key players it is handled so expertly that you the feel sympathy, excitement, loathing, fear, etc. I also liked to learn about how gene roddenberry wrote something like 2326 episodes for have gun will travel series. This list of television episodes written by gene roddenberry also includes any episodes that were co written by gene roddenberry. Internet movie database imdb, authors cited, philosophers cited, poets cited and individual observation. The radio show debuted november 1958, over a year after the television show. It was created by sam rolfe, who would go on to create the man from u. I personally found this tv series to be absolutely fascinating. The writing and the stories set this show apart from bonanza and many other westerns from this time period. Best episodes out of 225 have gun will travel series by tonyfromaustin created 23 mar 2019. Despite showcasing great writers such as gene roddenberry, this show never took the easy road to success.
I havent listened to them all, but these episodes were written by roddenberry. Have gun will travel alice tv episode 1962 full cast. Christian, have gun will travel, boots and saddles, naked city, bat masterson, dr. Have gun will travel powerpop an eclectic collection of. Richard boone was expertly cast as paladin, a loner who was very fast with either his gun or his fists but probably even faster with his wit and intelligence. He wrote episodes for such television shows as the fireside theater, dr. Considering have gun will travel ran from 1950 to 1963 and makes the series over fiftyfive years old, i think all of the episodes just surviving all the years is a wonder in itself. Although not without some flaws, trial at tablerock, written by gene roddenberry, is definitely in my top dozen in this series. Have gun will travel is an american western television series originally airing on cbs 1957 1963. Have gun will travel is a saga that goes beyond the normal contrivances of western adventure series. This list of television episodes written by gene roddenberry also includes.
Apr 17, 2020 it was created by sam rolfe, who would go on to create the man from u. The adventures of a gentlemanly gunfighter for hire. Best episodes out of 225 have gun will travel series. List of tv episodes written by gene roddenberry, listed alphabetically. Richard boone stars in his iconic role as the gentleman gunslinger paladin in have gun will travel. I have long heard of this series, but until now i have never seen anything of it. This is a list of all episodes of the television western series have gun will travel. For a 30 minute format it encompasses drama, romance, mystery and nailbiting tension with a mix of good humor thrown in for good measure. Other major contributors included bruce geller, harry julian fink, don brinkley, and irving wallace. Have gun will travel alice tv episode 1962 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The adult western peaked with have gun will travel. Various bits of information are available for these episodes, such as what season the episode is from and when it originally aired. When one discovers the series have gun will travel aka hgwt you will notice pretty quick that some episodes are quirky, some are kinda stupid and then some give you goosebumps and make your spine tingle.651 934 1090 300 668 1185 1619 223 378 639 279 81 1264 727 146 1569 655 1141 120 49 337 46 256 438 110 1324 1531 581 855 194 398 1168 175 695 404 1261 1428 1363 216