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Alias Smith and Jones 

Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks".

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Glen A. Larson
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3   2   1  
1973   1972   1971  
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Ben Murphy ...  Jed 'Kid' Curry (alias Thaddeus Jones) 50 episodes, 1971-1973
Roger Davis ...  Narrator / ... 48 episodes, 1971-1973
Pete Duel ...  Hannibal Heyes (alias Joshua Smith) 33 episodes, 1971-1972
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Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry, two of the most wanted outlaws in the history of the West, are popular "with everyone except the railroads and the banks", since "in all the trains and banks they robbed, they never shot anyone". They are offered an amnesty on condition that they stay out of trouble for a year and that they don't tell anyone about it. With a view to keeping their noses clean they adopt the identities of Smith and Jones and use all of their ingenuity keeping out of the way of the law. Written by Anonymous

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Two ex-outlaws try to go straight...but the price on their heads keeps a posse on their trail. Ben Murphy, Roger Davis star. (season 2)

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 January 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alias Smith and Jones See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(50 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the UK, fans of the show were so upset by the death of Pete Duel, that the BBC decided to rest the series in early 1972 before the introduction of Roger Davis. The Roger Davis episodes were not seen until over a year later after a repeat run of the Duel episodes. See more »

Goofs

During the entire show, Heyes and Curry have either one pair of saddlebags each, or nothing at all, yet they continually appear in different recurring outfits, including heavy coats, suits (with matching hats), and different vest/jacket combinations. See more »

Quotes

[first lines for first season's episodes]
[narrator speaks over scenes of Heyes and Curry committing various robberies]
Narrator: Hannibal Heyes and Kid Curry - the two most successful outlaws in the history of the West. And in all the trains and banks they robbed, they never shot anyone. This made our two latter-day Robin Hoods very popular - with everyone but the railroads and the banks.
[cut to scene of posse in hot pursuit of Heyes and Curry]
Jed 'Kid' Curry: There's one we thing we gotta get, Heyes.
Hannibal Heyes: What's that?
Jed 'Kid' Curry: Out of...
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Murphy's Law: Electric Bill (2003) See more »

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User Reviews

Alias Smith & Jones back on TV!
9 March 2005 | by noalias2See all my reviews

The cable channel, WESTERN, is re-broadcasting all the episodes of this series. My husband, a Jones, and myself, formerly a Smith(!), have been enjoying watching these shows again. We saw them when they originally aired when we were kids. We think they have aged well and are still fun. We like seeing Smith & Jones getting into trouble and always finding a way out. And spotting guest actors who have gone on to become famous is a fun game to play. We had guessed that Roger Davis was the narrator for the first two seasons but weren't sure until we saw the credit listed on this site. We also like the fact it's a show we can watch with our 9 year old who has become a fan too!


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