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Happy Trails
Season 2, Episode 11
Airdate January 12, 1983
Production Number 7-B23
Teleplay by Lou Shaw
Story by Glen A. Larson and
Lou Shaw
Directed by Daniel Haller
Produced by Harry Thomason
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Happy Trails is the eleventh episode of the second season of The Fall Guy, and the thirty-fourth episode overall.

Starring: Lee Majors (Colt Seavers), Douglas Barr (Howie Munson), Heather Thomas (Jody Banks)

and Markie Post (Terri)

Guest Stars: John Anderson (Al), William Bryant (Director), Crofton Hardester (Morgan), Beau Starr (Henchman), Marshall Teague (Frank)

Special Cameo Appearance by: Pat Buttram (Himself)

Special Cameo Appearance by: James Drury (The Virginian)

Special Cameo Appearance by: Jack Kelly (Bart Maverick)

Special Cameo Appearance by: Doug McClure (Trampas)

Special Guest Star: Roy Rogers (King of the Cowboys)

and Trigger (The Smartest Horse in the Movies)

Co-Starring: Ed Hooks (Car Salesman), Rex Riley (Chopper Pilot)

Featuring: Roy "Dusty" Rogers, Jr. (Officer), William Snider (Sentry), Biff Yeager (Sheriff)

and The "Sons of the Pioneers": Roy H. Lanham, Vernon Dale Morris, Luther Nallie, Arthur Parker, Rusty Richards, Dale H. Warren


Plot Overview

While filming a special with Roy Rogers and several other famous cowboy TV stars, Colt gets in over his head with a gang of diamond thieves and his old heroes ride to the rescue.


This picture is dedicated to a living legend, Roy Rogers, King of the Cowboys.

Arc Advancement





The Show

The first 'tribute' episode for the series, this one is the first of two focusing on old TV and movie Western heroes, with Roy Rogers, his son 'Dusty' Rogers, Pat Buttram (Gene Autry's old sidekick), Doug McClure (Trampas from The Virginian) and James Drury (the titular star of The Virginian) playing themselves.

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments