This Friday’s pic revisits the Cowboy G-Men episode “Beware! No Trespassing”. It was first broadcast on November 1, 1952. Timothy’s henchman Benton is hoping there will be no hitch in his boss Jardine’s (Robert Lowery) evil plan.
It’s great to know that Tim was a part of so many baby-boomer cowboys’ and cowgirls’ Saturday morning TV adventures. A lot of these episodes have been released officially, but check the DVD Resources links to your right for more “unofficial” sources. And enjoy Jackie Coogan in his post-Chaplin, pre-Addams Family days.
Our pic for today takes us back to “The Golden Wolf,” the episode of Cowboy G-Men that first aired on September 27, 1952. Tim’s wolf hide rustler Jake Kirby battles with cowboy G-man Stoney Crockett (Jackie Coogan). I believe Crockett has just bit Kirby’s hand. Ouch.
It just occurred to me that Timothy would have made an awesome Lurch on The Addams Family. Not to take anything away from the great Ted Cassidy, mind you. It’s fun to think about the roles for Tim that might have been in some alternate universe. For instance, I think he would have been a great villain on Batman, and what an interesting Klingon he might have proved to be…