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Premiere September 16, 1965
Finale April 7, 1967
Network/Provider NBC
Style 60-minute western
Company Universal Television
Seasons 2
Episodes 56
Origin USA

Laredo is a western comedy that aired on NBC.

Laredo combines action and humor with the focus on three fictitious Texas Rangers. Reese Bennett, played by Neville Brand, is older than his two partners. Chad Cooper is played by Peter Brown. Joe Riley is portrayed by William Smith. Reese was previously an officer of the Union Army during the American Civil War. Originally from New Orleans, Chad was in the Border Patrol during the war. He joined the Rangers to search for gunrunners who had ambushed fellow border patrolmen. Joe was a gunfighter who was at times on the wrong side of the law. He joined the Rangers to obtain protection from a sheriff. Chad and Joe tease Reese about his age: he was in his forties.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2
Neville Brand Reese Bennett * *
Peter Brown Chad Cooper * *
William Smith Joe Riley * *
Robert Wolders Erik Hunter *
Philip Carey Edward Parmalee * *


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One September 16, 1965 April 28, 1966 30
Season Two September 16, 1966 April 7, 1967 26


DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Complete Series  (Region 1)
The Complete Series November 24, 2009 purchase 12
Partial Season Sets  (Region 1)
Season One, Part One October 30, 2007 purchase 3
Season One, Part Two March 25, 2008 purchase 3
Season Two, Part One September 30, 2008 purchase 3
Season Two, Part Two January 6, 2009 purchase 3

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