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!

Watch Gunsmoke on MeTV!

Monday - Saturday at 1 PM & 1:30 PM

*available in most MeTV markets
  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?

Your Result...

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque nec ante ipsum. Mauris viverra, urna et porta sagittis, lorem diam dapibus diam, et lacinia libero quam id risus.
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
Close

36 Comments

Post a comment
sandman 20 days ago
8/13. Not as good with the ladies as l thought. Quiz imitating life 😫
BrittanyDale 24 days ago
Funny, all this time I thought it was Angela Cartwright that played Jemima on Daniel Boone... she and her sister looked very much alike in their younger days... hahahaha
Cowgirl 1 month ago
You got 12 out of 13
Well done! You performed beautifully!
TexasGreek 2 months ago
missed #13

You got 12 out of 13
leebillyold 7 months ago
12 OUT OF 13,, I could not post the other quiz of how many I answered correctly, and where do I write to MeTv?
LindaWilliams 8 months ago
You got 13 out of 13
Well done! You performed beautifully!
Burny813 9 months ago
Hello I missed a couple of the rare ones 11 out of 13... Interesting fact Barbra Stanwyck played Annie Oakley in a movie way back...
EllisClevenger 14 months ago
You got 11 out of 13
Well done! You performed beautifully!
Missed #12 and #13.
JeffTanner 14 months ago
You got 10 out of 13 ----------------Well done! You performed beautifully!
Edward 14 months ago
Missed one. Guessed on 4 -5. So, considering the fact hat I 'gambled' heavily . . . . . . . .
richardkel 14 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 14 months ago
I agree.
EllisClevenger richardkel 14 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 14 months ago
12/13. What's a Johnny Ringo?
Edward BrittReid 14 months ago
On Wyattt Earp, he was a 'gunslinger.'
EllisClevenger BrittReid 14 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 14 months ago
I think a lizard played by Johnny Depp
SheriHeffner 14 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 14 months ago
10/13, some of these I never heard of.
TomTerrrific 14 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 14 months ago
10/13 Not bad considering I'm not really a fan of westerns.
UTZAAKE MrsPhilHarris 14 months ago
Me, too! Foiled by 6, 9 and 10.
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?