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Pistols ‘N’ Petticoats (CBS 1966-1967, Ann Sheridan, Douglas Fowley)

Pistols 'N' Petticoats

Pistols ‘N’ Petticoats was a period sitcom set in the Old West, in 1870’s Wretched, Colorado to be exact, it concerned the Hanks family, Grandpa and Grandma, Henrietta and her daughter Lucy.

Lucy had spent quite a bit of time in the city and was at odds with the rest of her gun slinging family.

The family prided themselves on their toughness and fair ruled it over the town much to the distress of Sheriff Harold Sikes.
The Hanks also had a rather unusual pet in the form of a wolf called Bowser. Other regulars on the series included Buss Courtney and the Indians whom the family did regular battle with, Chief Eagle Shadow, Gray Hawk and Little Bear.

production details
USA / CBS – Universal / 26×30 minute episodes / Broadcast Saturday 17 December 1966 – Saturday 19 August 1967

cast
ANN SHERIDAN as Henrietta Hanks
DOUGLAS FOWLEY as Grandpa
RUTH McDEVITT as Grandma
CAROLE WELLS as Lucy Hanks
GARY VINSON s Sheriff Harold Sikes
ROBERT LOWERY as Buss Courtney
LON CHANEY JR as Chief Eagle Shadow
MARC CAVELL as Gray Hawk
ALEX HENTELOFF as Little Bear