TV Series | TV-PG | | Western
Stories of the journeys of a wagon train as it leaves post-Civil War Missouri on its way to California through the plains, deserts, and Rocky Mountains. The first treks were led by gruff, ... See full summary »
Although it was not publicly disclosed at the time, Ward Bond was already in terrible health when the series began. He was ill with high blood pressure, and had been ordered to reduce his workload. However, he continued to drink heavily while working on the series.