The Oregon Trail

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The Oregon Trail is an American western television series that aired on NBC from September 21 until October 26, 1977, starring Rod Taylor as widower Evan Thorpe who leaves his Illinois farm in 1842 to take the Oregon Trail to the Pacific Northwest. read more

The Oregon Trail is an American western television series that aired on NBC from September 21 until October 26, 1977, starring Rod Taylor as widower Evan Thorpe who leaves his Illinois farm in 1842 to take the Oregon Trail to the Pacific Northwest. The show also stars Andrew Stevens, Tony Becker, and Gina Marie Smika as Thorpe's children. Darleen Carr stars as Margaret Devlin, one of the passengers on the wagon train, and Charles Napier portrays Luther Sprague, a frontier scout recruited by Thorpe. The series was filmed in the Flagstaff, Arizona area.

Original Release

01/10/1976 on NBC

Cast

Andrew Stevens Andrew Thorpe
Rod Taylor Evan Thorpe
Tony Becker William Thorpe
Gina Smika Hunter Rachel Thorpe
Darleen Carr Margaret Devlin
Charles Napier Luther Sprague
Stella Stevens Hannah Morgan
Hoke Howell Vaughn
William Windom Packy
Lucky Hayes Mrs. Smith
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
0 Pilot Saturday, 10 January 1976
1 Hard Ride Home Wednesday, 21 September 1977
2 The Last Game Wednesday, 21 September 1977
3 The Waterhole Wednesday, 28 September 1977
4 Trapper's Rendezvous Wednesday, 12 October 1977
5 The Army Deserter Wednesday, 19 October 1977
6 Hannah's Girls Wednesday, 26 October 1977
7 The Man Who Wouldn't Die
8 The Scarlet Ribbon
9 The Gold Dust Queen
10 Return of the Baby
11 Evan's Vendetta
12 Suffer the Children
13 Wagon Race
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