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The Young Pioneers

Title Card  - THE YOUNG PIONEERS

ABC Network
1978
Drama
60 Minutes

 The story of a frontier newlywed couple Molly (Linda Purl) and David (Roger Kern) Beaton as they struggled to establish a homestead amidst the Dakota Territory of the 1870s.

Friends of the Beatons included:

  • Robert Hays as Dan Gray
  • Robert Donner as Mr. Peters
  • Mare Winningham as Nettie Peters
  • Michelle Stacy as Flora Peters
  • Jeff Cotler as Charlie Peters

TRIVIA NOTE: The short-lived, three episode series was based on  two 1976 movie pilots:  The Young Pioneers and Young Pioneers' Christmas. The series was inspired by the "The Young Pioneer" books by Rose Wilder Lane.

THE YOUNG PIONEERS THE YOUNG PIONEERS' CHRISTMAS

Airing on April 2, 1978, the first episode (two hours) was entitled  "Sky in the Window," followed by two one hour long episodes "A Kite for Charlie" (04/09/78) and "The Promise of Spring" (04/16/78).

Obituaries: Robert Donner: 06/08/2006;


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