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Bus Stop 

Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

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Roy Huggins
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1962   1961  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Rhodes Reason ...  Sheriff Will Mayberry / ... 26 episodes, 1961-1962
Richard Anderson ...  D.A. Glenn Wagner 26 episodes, 1961-1962
Joan Freeman ...  Elma Gahrigner / ... 26 episodes, 1961-1962
Marilyn Maxwell ...  Grace Sherwood 15 episodes, 1961-1962
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Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

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diner | anthology | based on play | See All (3) »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Encrucijada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show was cancelled not because of low ratings, but because of the explicit violence of an episode entitled "A Lion Walks Among Us" in which Fabian plays a young psychopath. See more »

Connections

Spun-off from Bus Stop (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Bus Stop
theme
by Arthur Morton
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Memorable series, very different from the movie and play
21 April 2002 | by lqualls-dchinSee all my reviews

"Bus Stop" was a memorable series, though very different from the movie and play, which were more farcical. The series was in black-and-white, and was usually very dramatic. Each week, there would be a mini-drama as people came in and out of the bus stop. The Marilyn Maxwell character, Grace, usually provided sympathy and advice; there was always a bantering relationship between Grace and the sheriff, the bus driver, and the waitress, which was behind the main drama. For some reason, i remember an episode which had Madelyn Rhue and Coleen Gray, which had to do with a woman trying to escape an abusive relationship who becomes friends with another woman on the bus. But "Bus Stop" was a good series; i was surprised to discover that Robert Altman had been involved with the series.


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