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5.0 out of 5 stars Best Season of the Series, January 30, 2010
This review is from: Have Gun Will Travel: Season 4, Vol. 1 (DVD)
After a couple years of hesitation, CBS has finally released HGWT Season Four. In my honest opinion, Season Four is the best season of the series. Hey Girl replaces Hey Boy (the actor departed for a career opportunity that ultimately failed) and there is chemistry between Paladin and Hey Girl. I think it should be noted that the radio program of the same name had Missy Wong before the TV version premiered Hey Girl and I suspect the radio program influenced the decision to replace Hey Boy with a female.

Some of the best episodes of the series appear in Season Four. I noticed that CBS also decided to release only half of the season. True, they will make more money splitting the season in half, rather than package the entire season in one box set as they did with the three prior seasons. It comes down to economics. The second and third season failed to meet the studio's expectations so this was a compromise. And God bless CBS for continuing the release of HGWT Season Four. Here's hope Season Five and and Season Six come out on DVD.

Oh, yes, I co-wrote the HAVE GUN-WILL TRAVEL COMPANION for OTR Publishing with Les Rayburn. It was a labor of love. Yes, the book is still available on Amazon.com. No, this is not a shameless pitch, but rather full disclosure of my credentials as a fan and authority on the TV and radio series. If R.G. Bright had not done a thorough job with his Season Four review, I would have done the same thing. So please accept my review as a second motion vote for encouraging people to buy the DVD set. And Radio Spirits has released the radio program commercially on CD. If you have never heard the radio program, I recommend you check it out.
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Initial post: Feb 19, 2010 12:10:46 PM PST
Dash Hammett says:
Besides Perry Mason, Have Gun Will Travel is the second series I have canceled from an existing order or just stopped buying because of price gouging. $70 for 1 season of PM in 2 volumes? $60 for HGWT? This effectively doubles the price. I will pay $35 tops for 1 full season of any show. Sorry, CBS, but I reject this disservice. Amazon, you're losing money out of this. And sadly for me, I'll have to stick to my VHS collection of PM and hope the tapes don't break! I suggest a full-scale collectors' revolt to stop this deplorable gouging!

Posted on Apr 5, 2010 3:57:27 PM PDT
@cowboyrider: How about getting your book published on Kindle?

In reply to an earlier post on Apr 5, 2010 4:02:47 PM PDT
Kindle requires the entire book be laid out in a special format. Costs a few thousand dollars to do so. Then they pay VERY little (pennies on a technical sense). In other words, financially, it's not feasible. Books on old TV cowboy shows are not New York Times best sellers, sorry.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 5, 2010 9:13:09 AM PDT
Grams. it seems that the reviews of your companion guide are LESS THAN less than, so i dunno if you want to be plugging it, shamelessly or otherwise,....
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