Cariboo Country (TV series)

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Cariboo Country
Genre drama
Written by Paul St. Pierre
Starring David Hughes
Lillian Carlson
Greg Davies
Alan Cherrier
Walter "Wally" Marsh
Ted Stidder
Lloyd Cartwright
Buck Kindt
Rae Brown
Jean Sandy
Nancy Sandy
Chief Dan George
Joseph Golland
Paul Stanley
Country of origin Canada
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 4
No. of episodes 32
Producer(s) Frank Goodship
Philip Keatley
Location(s) Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Cinematography John Seale
Kelly Duncan
Running time 30 minutes
Original network CBC
Original release July 2, 1960 – 1967

Cariboo Country is a Canadian television series which aired on CBC Television between July 2, 1960 and September 1960 then between 1964 and 1967.


Cariboo Country was about Smith (Hughes), whose first name was unknown, his wife Norah (Carlson) and their son, Sherwood (Davies,Cherrier). A family from the fictional town of Namko, British Columbia, struggling to operate a small ranch in central British Columbia.


  • The series was first aired locally in Vancouver then nationally throughout Canada. The series was cancelled after its first season but returned in 1964, with a larger budget, until 1967.

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