Riverboat (1959–1961)
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An escaped prisoner being returned to jail is chained to the Enterprise's mast by his guard. The convict has medical training, but refuses to aid a child who been stricken with a ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Bartlett (as Richard H. Bartlett)

Writers:

Richard Morgan (teleplay) (as Richard N. Morgan), Richard Morgan (story) (as Richard N. Morgan) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Darren McGavin ... Captain Grey Holden
Burt Reynolds ... Ben Frazer
Richard Carlson ... Paul Drake
Bethel Leslie ... Cathy Norris
Bert Freed ... Kester
William D. Gordon ... Joe Travis (as William Gordon)
Dick Wessel ... Carney Kohler
William Phipps ... Abner Crane
Jeanne Bates ... Sara Crane
Katie Sweet Katie Sweet ... Lucy Crane
Robert Bice ... Kincaid (as Bob Bice)
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Storyline

An escaped prisoner being returned to jail is chained to the Enterprise's mast by his guard. The convict has medical training, but refuses to aid a child who been stricken with a communicable disease that puts the riverboat's passenger and crew at risk. Damage to the ship's engines prevent her from steaming upstream to a port with a doctor. Written by David Bassler

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Genres:

Adventure | Western

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1959 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Meladare Company See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Third episode in a row where Burt Reynolds is the Captain of the boat, and main character, while Darren McGavin is in New Orleans, only appearing at the end of the episode. See more »

Quotes

Paul Drake: Paul Drake, M.D., is dead. He died in a courtroom at the hands of his friends.
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