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How the West Was Won TV Show

Television Show Summary for How the West Was Won

Television Show Summary

The 70s Western TV show How the West Was Won ran for a total of twenty five episodes. James Arness, Fionnula Flanagan, and Bruce Boxleitner starred in the series.

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TV Show Plot For How the West Was Won

How the West Was Won told the story of Zeb Macahan, who was played by James Arness. Macahan has to take in his orphaned nieces and nephews after their parents are murdered. With the help of their aunt Molly Culhane, he raises them. The children were Luke, Laura, Jessie, and Josh. The eldest son, Luke, is a fugitive on the run from the law, having been accused of murder. After killing three men in his own self defense, he fled from the Army and is seeking a method to prove his innocence.

How the West Was Won dealt with typical themes of frontier life, such as Native American Indians and the natural world.

Cast of How the West Was Won TV Show

Zeb Macahan James Arness
Laura Macahan Kathryn Holcomb
Molly Culhane Fionnula Flanagan
Josh Macahan William Kirby Cullen
Jessie Macahan Vicki Schreck

Trivia for the TV Show How the West Was Won

In the How the West Was Won TV show pilot, Bruce Boxleitner's character is named Seth and William Kirby Cullen's character is known as Jed.

Ratings Info for How the West Was Won Series

1977-78 - 1st Season - Ranked #11

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The TV Show How the West Was Won was televised from 1976 to 1979, on the ABC network.

How the West Was Won TV Show Emmy Awards:

Ricardo Montalban won best Outstanding Single Performance By a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series in 1977-78.

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