The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

CULT FACTION

This sci-fi/western show ran for 27 episodes on Fox from 1993-1994.  It starred the always entertaining actor, Bruce Campbell as Brisco County, Jr. Who is the unusually named character you might ask? Brisco is a Harvard educated ex lawyer turned bounty hunter.

Much like The Wild Wild Westbefore it, Brisco took place in the 1800s during the days of the transcontinental railroad and burgeoning scientific inventions. Another appealing factor was the humorous elements. After the death of Brisco’s esteemed father, (R. Lee Ermey) he decides to become a bounty hunter so that he can take down the man responsible for his father’s death.

The deliciously menacing character actor, Billy Drago plays County’s nemesis and his father’s murderer, John Bly. On his quest for justice, Brisco is joined by Socrates Poole (Christian Clemenson), a lawyer hired to be the liaison between Brisco and the industrialists that want Bly captured. He…

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