Can you guess if this 1950s TV show title was a Western?

Is there a difference between Man Behind the Badge and Man Without a Gun?

The Western genre peaked on television in the late 1950s. Every network loaded its schedule with cowboy adventures. Dozens of Westerns aired. In 1957, you could watch a western every night of the week on one of the big three networks. 

But not everything on TV back then was set in the 19th-century Wild West. There were sitcoms, cop procedurals and game shows, too.

We've gathered some lesser-known titles. See if you can guess if these shows were a Western!

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  1. Bat Masterson
  2. Casey Jones
  3. Biff Baker, U.S.A.
  4. The Adventures of Kit Carson
  5. The Adventures of Clint and Mac
  6. The Man Behind the Badge
  7. Man Without a Gun
  8. Mayor of the Town
  9. Brave Eagle
  10. Fury
  11. Mr. Lucky
  12. The Millionaire
  13. Union Pacific
  14. Haggis Baggis

Can you guess if this 1950s TV show title was a Western?

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Muleskinner 29 days ago
14/14. Love the old western TV series.
Cowgirl 2 months ago
You got 14 out of 14
Wow, do you live in Dodge City? Nice work!
I got lucky. I knew a lot of them & guessed at the rest.
dethLSMO89 2 months ago
Always wonderedi if Alan Hale did mote than Gilligans Island. Now I know.
EllisClevenger 4 months ago
You got 13 out of 14
Wow, do you live in Dodge City?
Nice work!
Missed #14.
DavidBarker 4 months ago
You got 10 out of 14
Wow, do you live in Dodge City? Nice work!
Guessed at most of these...
thedude1500 4 months ago
11/14 (should be 12/14, I clicked the right answer on 2, but it said I picked wrong. Sometimes the page jumps on you on some of these quizzes causing that).
srrainwater 4 months ago
12/14 Not back considering I was flipping a coin
MrBill 4 months ago
11/14; not too bad a score for having to guess a lot.
booster 4 months ago
12/14 Casey Jones wasn't really a western. It was about a train engineer.
tom78 4 months ago
13/14..............never heard of #9.
JeanInTN 4 months ago
11 of 14. Several of these shows I've never even heard of. Me-TV needs to pick up some of these shows instead of rerunning the same ones over and over and over and over....
KellyShort 4 months ago
You got 9 out of 14

I don't like westerns lucky guesses
Bartron53 4 months ago
Fury may have been set on a ranch in the west, but it was definitely not a western!
MaryHelen Bartron53 4 months ago
I was just going to write that-- it was about a horse and is boy owner NOT NOT awestern
pegasuspam Bartron53 4 months ago
I totally agree with you. It surprised me when I clicked on not a western and it came back incorrect.
fda Bartron53 4 months ago
You are an idiot, Fury sure was a Western.
booster Bartron53 4 months ago
Yes. That was a stretch. The tagline was, "The story of a horse, and the boy who loved him". The one I would debate was "Casey Jones". That was about a train engineer.
WarGamz 4 months ago
You got 13 out of 14
Wow, do you live in Dodge City? Nice work!
Never heard of Haggis Baggis, but I admit it doesn't even sound like a western.. XD
RobCertSDSCascap WarGamz 4 months ago
Sounds like the worst thing on the menu at
Baggy McPiper's Bar & Grill.
Deborah 4 months ago
12/14. I guess I DO live in Dodge City! I loved 50s and 60s TV! Especially the Westerns!!
daDoctah 4 months ago
Frankly, I don't even consider Gunsmoke a Western. It takes place in *Kansas*, fer cryin' out loud, which is a lot farther east than any place I ever got to when it was still on the air.
Tampammm daDoctah 4 months ago
I think basically St. Louis was like the Frontier post back then. So I think anything west of St. Louis can be considered a Western for that era.
MaryHelen daDoctah 4 months ago
western is not necessarily in the west - gunsmoke is the western of westerns-doo u know what IS a wetern?
KENDALL 4 months ago
I'M A BIG WESTERN FAN NOW AND SOME OF THE WESTERN SHOWS I HAVE NEVER SEEN OR HEARD OF.
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