How well do you know the women of TV westerns?

Remember Miss Kitty, Dulcey, Wrangler Jane, Jemima and Hey Girl?

Westerns are primarily known for their cowboy heroes. But there are some strong women on those classic shows, too. The Long Branch Saloon didn't just run itself. 

From sharpshooters to wranglers to ranch owners, these women carved memorable roles. See if you can match them to the correct TV series.

Good luck!
  1. You can find Miss Kitty (Amanda Blake) running the Long Branch Saloon on which Western?
  2. Victoria (Barbara Stanwyck) here is the matriarch on which Western?
  3. Rebecca (Patricia Blair) was the wife of this frontier hero.
  4. Gail Davis starred as this iconic sharpshooter in the 1950s.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  5. Melody Patterson was just 16 years old when she landed the role of Wrangler Jane on this series.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  6. In 1958, Lisa Lu played Miss Mandarin on Yancy Derringer. But you might know her better as "Hey Girl" on this popular Western.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  7. Before her Dynasty days, Linda Evans played Audra on this Western.
  8. Linda Cristal played Victoria, wife of "Big John," on this 1967-71 series.
  9. Veronica Cartwright played Jemima on this show.
  10. Gunsmoke produced just one spin-off series. It featured Jeanette Nolan in the title role. What was it called?
    Image: The Everett Collection
  11. Jill Townsend played an English woman named Dulcey Coopersmith on this 1967-68 series.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  12. Laura (Karen Sharpe) was the girlfriend of this Western title character.
    Image: The Everett Collection
  13. Elizabeth Baur portrayed the young ward Teresa O'Brien on this Western.
    Image: The Everett Collection
How well do you know the women of TV westerns?

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EllisClevenger 3 months ago
You got 11 out of 13
Well done! You performed beautifully!
Missed #12 and #13.
JeffTanner 3 months ago
You got 10 out of 13 ----------------Well done! You performed beautifully!
Edward 3 months ago
Missed one. Guessed on 4 -5. So, considering the fact hat I 'gambled' heavily . . . . . . . .
richardkel 3 months ago
13/13. Love the old Westerns. Still feel insulted when Paladin calls the helpers "Hey Girl" or "Hey Boy". Never understood that because otherwise he seems to treat them with respect.
Edward richardkel 3 months ago
I agree.
EllisClevenger richardkel 3 months ago
The important thing is they were treated with respect, at a time when, in real life, the Chinese were not even noticed.
To put it into perspective for you.
The next time you go out to eat, use the server's/waiter's/waitress' name instead of 'Waiter!'.
BrittReid 3 months ago
12/13. What's a Johnny Ringo?
Edward BrittReid 3 months ago
On Wyattt Earp, he was a 'gunslinger.'
EllisClevenger BrittReid 3 months ago
Johnny Ringo (1959-1960)
Ex-gunfighter Johnny Ringo is now the sheriff of a small Western town, and attempts to keep the peace with the aid of his deputy, Cully, and his girl, Laura Thomas.
(Thanks to IMDb)
Hazel BrittReid 2 months ago
I think a lizard played by Johnny Depp
SheriHeffner 3 months ago
10 out of 13. But I had to guess on the ones I got wrong and guess on one I got right I never watched number 8. But I never watched 11 or 12. I did watch number 6 a few times but got it wrong.
Barry22 3 months ago
10/13, some of these I never heard of.
TomTerrrific 3 months ago
9/13 ... Some of these, like "Lancer" were pretty obscure. I don't think I've even heard of that one. Patricia Blair (Rebecca Boone), also turned up "The Rifleman" in a few episodes.
MrsPhilHarris 3 months ago
10/13 Not bad considering I'm not really a fan of westerns.
UTZAAKE MrsPhilHarris 3 months ago
Me, too! Foiled by 6, 9 and 10.
ndebrabant 3 months ago

You got 13 out of 13
Well done! You performed beautifully!
JeffTanner 3 months ago
I got 11 out of 13 right. Missed #3 and 12.
teire 3 months ago
10/13. Lisa Lu played the matriarch in Crazy Rich Asians, she has worked pretty consistently since the 50s, what a nice long career. Just saw her on a My Three Sons episode the other week.
cperrynaples teire 3 months ago
Well she's 90, so she was a Grandmatriarch! There aren't many roles for Asian actresses, so good for her!
cperrynaples 3 months ago
12/13! Never heard of Johnny Ringo! 6 replaced Hey Boy when he was doing another show!
12/13. {thirteen was unlucky for me!}
You failed to mention which one you got wrong. Or are you too ashamed because you really felt that you should have known the answer, but didn't?}
Like you, there were a couple of shows I had not heard of either: Pearl Hart and Sara.
I am so glad I did not miss #3: Rebecca was my sister's name. She didn't like it, so we all called her Becky.
Seeing Calamity Jane listed brings me to this FYI: David Canary of Bonanza and All My Children fame, is related to her. If you knew this already, then I have a strong hunch, that there are folks out there that didn't.
I said Johnny Ringo, and that was 12!
And Calamity Jane, as played by Stefanie Powers, was featured in an episode of Bonanza, but a while before David Canary joined the cast.
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