Episodes: 34 (half-hour)
TV show dates: September 13, 1958 – June 2, 1959
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: Dean Fredericks, Jackson Beck, Paul Frees, Jerry Paris, Abel Frernandez, Ted de Corsia, Robert Sampson, and Sidney Clute
TV show description:
Based on the popular Milton Caniff comic strip, this adventure series follows heroic Lieutenant Colonel Steve Canyon (Dean Fredericks), a command pilot and troubleshooter for the air force.
He travels to different bases around the country and eventually becomes the commanding officer at the Big Thunder Air Force base in California.
Other series characters include Major “Willie” Williston (Jerry Paris), Airman Abel Featherstone (Abel Fernandez), Crew Chief Sergeant Gerke (Sidney Clute), Sergeant Charley Berger (Robert F. Hoy), Major Karl Richmond (William Schallert), secretary Ingrid (Ingrid Goude), and Police Chief Hagedorn (Ted de Corsia).