They were all iconic TV cowboys but do you remember their other Westerns?

It takes a true trivia cowboy to pass this quiz.

 
You know them as Lucas McCain, Matt Dillon, Paladin and Maverick… but they played other characters.

Some Western stars are too good to pin down into just one role. No wonder networks kept bringing familiar cowboy actors back in new series.

See how well you remember TV Western history and the resume of its biggest names!

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  1. After Bonanza, Michael Landon returned to the frontier as a patriarch on…?
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  2. Chuck Connors will forever be known at The Rifleman, but he later played the main character on which Western?
  3. James Arness portrayed Marshal Matt Dillon for several decades. He also starred in a 1970s Western called…?
     Image: The Everett Collection
  4. Robert Fuller joined the cast of Wagon Train after wrapping his lead role on a Western called…?
     Image: The Everett Collection
  5. Richard Boone was the dapper star of Have Gun - Will Travel. Later, he played a much rougher character named…?
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  6. Maverick star James Garner returned to the Western genre for a 1971 series called…?
  7. Robert Horton played the scout Flint on Wagon Train. Later, he played the lead character on a series called…?
  8. Peter Breck played Nick on The Big Valley. Before that, he had starred on a Western called…?
  9. Dale Robertson played Jim Hardie for several seasons on Tales of Wells Fargo. Later, he starred on a Western called…?
  10. Clint Walker portrayed the title character on Cheyenne for years. In 1974, he landed another starring role on a short-lived series called…?

They were all iconic TV cowboys but do you remember their other Westerns?

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34 Comments

graceful1970 12 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Nifty work there, partner! This was a hard one!
Snickers 22 months ago
6/10. Not bad since I never really got into the western series.
Adanor 24 months ago
I did not remember the other Westerns because those Westerns were not memorable. However, these shows, for the most part, gave these actors very valuable acting experience, or maybe there's something about having to share the scene with a horse that allowed them to become not only comfortable in the saddle, but comfortable in the role.
CaptainDunsel 32 months ago
9/10
I missed #8 by not following my first impulse.
BTW, I like how MeTV surfaces some of these older quizzes with "Related" links in more current Stories!
JERRY6 44 months ago
6 OF 10 , 9 I HAVE TO TURN IN MY HAT
ndebrabant 49 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Nifty work there, partner!
Missed #8.
I have NEVER heard of 'Black Saddle'.
screen200053 56 months ago
10/10 The Westerns have always been my favorite programs to watch - I would like to see "Cheyenne",
"Tombstone Territory" & "The Rebel" added to Saturday's lineup
DiscoDave 62 months ago
A pathetic 3 out of 10, considering I like all these actors
EllisClevenger 62 months ago
You got 9 out of 10
Nifty work there, partner! This was a hard one
Missed #8.
I have NEVER heard of 'Black Saddle'.
Tampammm 62 months ago
Perfect game. Westerns are my absolute passion and specialty.
JeanInTN 62 months ago
Me-TV needs to show some of these lesser-known westerns instead of continuing to recycle the same old tired sitcoms.
Wiseguy JeanInTN 62 months ago
You mean the same old tired westerns.
Tresix 62 months ago
7/10. I remember my father (R.I.P.) was a big TV western fan. I remember when "McCloud" came on and he said "Oh, that's Chester from 'Gunsmoke'." All I knew at that time was Festus, then he explained who Chester was. He also remembered Adam's name after he left "Bonanza", all I remembered was a man who always wore black.
Joseph 62 months ago
10/10. Surprisingly easy for me. Nichols aired fairly recently here, it might have been on another channel. I'd never heard of it before, and I don't think many others have either. Not a memorable show.
JeanInTN Joseph 62 months ago
I remember watching Nichols when I was on network TV; I liked it back then. Haven't seen it since, though, so I don't know what I would think about it today. But I always loved watching James Garner!
GarryDavis 62 months ago
Missed #8. Not bad, considering I didn't watch much in the way of westerns. Loved Nichols, High Chaparral and the Wild, Wild West.
UTZAAKE 63 months ago
7/10. Foiled by 4, 8 and 9.
anthony 63 months ago
5/10.That's about right.
nerakr anthony 63 months ago
Same here.
Barry22 63 months ago
6/10, don't know my Westerns.
AndrewHass 63 months ago
I was 3/10 but since i guessed on most i think i did okay.
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