Nichols ratings (TV show, 1971-1972)
|Rank||9,500 / 27,006|
|Average rating||7.9 / 10|
In 1914, Nichols, a soldier, sick of killing, returns to his Arizona hometown, named after his family, and is strong-armed into serving as Sheriff by the Ketcham clan, who run the area. Nichols, who doesn't believe in toting a gun, scoots around via a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The Ketchams install as Deputy their relative, Mitch Mitchell. The nasty Deputy has a dog named Slump, and Mitchell is very dumb. A business-savvy local gal has an undefined relationship with Nichols, but it's obvious there's lots of action in the back rooms of her saloon. The strict moral lines of traditional Westerns are absent in this very Vietnam War era show's view of the Old West's dying days: the Ketchams aren't all bad, and little-respected Sheriff Nichols wouldn't mind ripping off the town to head for Mexico.Directors: Anton Leader, Frank Pierson, Gerald Mayer, Gerd Oswald, Ivan Dixon, Jeremy Kagan, John Badham, Paul Bogart, Peter Tewksbury, Robert Butler, William Wiard Writers: Benjamin Masselink, Buck Houghton, Frank Pierson, Frank Telford, Gene L. Coon, George Kirgo, Gilbert Ralston, Jack Curtis, Juanita Bartlett, Ken Kolb, Marion Hargrove, Robert Foster, Robert Van Scoyk, Samuel Roeca, Shimon Wincelberg, Theodore J. Flicker, William Wood Hint: you can examine a particular season more clearly on the graphs if you disable the trendline and all other seasons (via clicking on their labels). Episodes average rating Note: season labels indicates the average rating per episode between the parentheses. Episodes total votes Note: season labels indicates the average votes per episode between the parentheses. History (tracking since March 7, 2020) Note: amount of total votes may decrease due to periodic removal of fraudulent ones.