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Chisholms, The (CBS 1979-1980, Robert Preston, Delta Burke)

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The Chisholms began life as a mini-series in 1979 before becoming a series the following year. The series, like the min-series, is set in the 1840’s, and having lost their farm in Virginia after a legal dispute, the Chisholm’s move onward towards the West on a wagon train led by an crusty pioneer who watches over them after their father passes away.

production details
USA | x50 minutes | Broadcast 29 March 1979 – 15 March 1980

Creators: David Dortort, Evan Hunter
Producer: Paul Freeman

cast
Delta Burke as Bonnie Sue Chisholm
Dick Van Patten
Brett Cullen
Ben Murphy
Mitchell Ryan
Rosemary Harris
Brian Kerwin
Susan Swift
Reid Smith
Stacey Nelkin
Robert Preston
Charles Frank
James Van Patten
Nick Ramus
Brian Keith