The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

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The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

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Tracked 208 Times
1 Seasons, 27 Episodes
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This single-season series starring Bruce Campbell chronicles the adventures of ex-Harvard lawyer turned bounty-hunter Brisco County, Jr. (son of the famous marshal) in the 1890s wild-west. Replete with fantastic villains, quick-draw shoot-outs, and beautiful women this series hearkens back to the 1960s show The Wild West combining elements of action, comedy and science-fiction with it's basic western premise.

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by LizardQueen77

Jan 31, 2020 9:55 PM EST

Entertainingly bonkers with the most absurd one liners. One part Bond, one part Indiana Jones, one part western, and one part sci-fi, it was also one of the most fun shows. It had the right combination of cast, characters, comedy, action, and adventure. The show never took itself too seriously. A western with elements of science fiction, overlaid with clever writing and wit without self-consciousness. Each character was eccentric in his/her own way and great fun to watch. what makes the characters stand out is uniformly excellent writing from a team of certifiable eccentrics in their own right. With the talent in front of and behind the cameras, everything just clicks. All of the supporting roles are equally excellent. I loved the anachronisms and bad puns ("You got the sheriff!" "Yeah, but I didn't get the deputy."). The music perfectly complimented the Western theme of the series and the absurdity of the incidents chronicled. The chemistry of the cast is superb between Brisco, Bowler, Socrates and Dixie. You can see how the relationships have formed due to the 'adventures' they have shared. If I had to give this series a liking, it would be an Indiana Jones cowboy series, where the violence is enough to set the scene but not graphic, the humor is enough but not distracting from the story, the stories & plots enough to ensure you forget the historical inaccuracies and see a really good program. Sadly, Fox canceled this fantastic show after only one year on the air.

by steelsheen

Jun 12, 2016 5:18 AM EDT

Nostalgia compels to write that years ago this was a fun show.