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'''''Boone''''' was a short-lived drama series that aired on NBC from September 26, 1983, until August 11, 1984. Created by  Earl Hamner the same person behind the hit tv show ''The Waltons'', each episode was an hour-long. ''Boone'' was about a boy named Boone Sawyer a teenage boy in Tennessee as he aspired to be an Elvis-like rock star at the dawn of rock and roll to the dismay of his parents. While ''Boone'' initially achieved, it eventually found itself against other popular dramas and was canceled after thirteen episodes. No episodes have since emerged.  
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'''''Boone''''' was a short-lived drama series that aired on NBC from September 26th, 1983, until August 11th, 1984. Created by  Earl Hamner (who created the long-running hit TV series ''The Waltons''), each episode was an hour-long. While ''Boone'' initially achieved success, it eventually found itself against other popular dramas and was canceled after thirteen episodes. No episodes have since emerged.
  
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
 
Set in post-war Nashville, ''Boone'' revolved around a teenage boy named Boone Sawyer (Tom Byrd) as he aims to be a rock star. Coming from a blue-collar family, they do not approve of Boone's ambitions. Each episode also had Boone singing a country and a rock song.   
 
Set in post-war Nashville, ''Boone'' revolved around a teenage boy named Boone Sawyer (Tom Byrd) as he aims to be a rock star. Coming from a blue-collar family, they do not approve of Boone's ambitions. Each episode also had Boone singing a country and a rock song.   
  
==Syndication and cancelation==
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==Syndication and Cancellation==
''Boone'' aired on NBC as apart of their Fall lineup of television shows on September 26, 1983, and was initially a success. However, later on ''Boone'' found itself against other popular drama television shows such as ''Scarecrow'' and ''Mrs. King''. As the show's ratings plummeted, ideas were thrown around by creator Eral Hammer to just interrogate the cast into ''The Waltons''.<ref>[https://www.csmonitor.com/1983/1104/110408.html Article about the fallout of ''Boone''] Retrieved 28 Nov '19</ref> The cast's agents told the cast to distance themselves from ''Boone'', killing off any chances of a second season or an integration into the ''The Waltons''.
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''Boone'' aired on NBC as apart of their Fall lineup of television shows on September 26th, 1983, and was initially a success. However, later on ''Boone'' found itself against other popular drama television shows such as ''Scarecrow'' and ''Mrs. King''. As the show's ratings plummeted, ideas were thrown around by creator Eral Hammer to just interrogate the cast into ''The Waltons''.<ref>[https://www.csmonitor.com/1983/1104/110408.html Article about the fallout of ''Boone''.] Retrieved 28 Nov '19</ref> The cast's agents told the cast to distance themselves from ''Boone'', killing off any chances of a second season or an integration into the ''The Waltons''.
  
 
==Availability==
 
==Availability==
Due to the fall from grace, the show experienced during its syndication, no re-runs or home media of ''Boone have been released. The only piece of media from ''Boone'' to surf is the show's intro.  
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Due to the fall from grace, the series experienced during its syndication, no re-runs or home media of ''Boone'' have been released. The only piece of media from ''Boone'' to surf is the series' intro.
  
 
==Cast==
 
==Cast==
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! style="background-color:lightblue" | Episode Title
 
! style="background-color:lightblue" | Synopsis
 
! style="background-color:lightblue" | Synopsis
 
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| 1. The Auction   
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|1
| For a chance to perform at the fair, Boone and Rome compete against a country band in an auction sponsored by a radio station
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|The Auction   
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|For a chance to perform at the fair, Boone and Rome compete against a country band in an auction sponsored by a radio station
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 2. The Decision  
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|2
| Boone must decide whether to abide by his parents' wishes or pursue his passion for music.
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|The Decision  
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|Boone must decide whether to abide by his parents' wishes or pursue his passion for music.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 3. Banjo
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|3
| An orphan girl is overwhelmed by the Sawyers' warmth---and terrified that she may be separated from yet another family.
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|Banjo
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|An orphan girl is overwhelmed by the Sawyers' warmth---and terrified that she may be separated from yet another family.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 4. The Trial  
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|4
| Boone saves a hard-drinking country singer from an airfield accident but gets an injury that can threaten his musical carrer.
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|The Trial  
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|Boone saves a hard-drinking country singer from an airfield accident but gets an injury that can threaten his musical carrer.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 5. Second Fiddle
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|5
| The bonds of friendship between Boone and Rome are tested when both are charmed by a society girl.
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|Second Fiddle
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|The bonds of friendship between Boone and Rome are tested when both are charmed by a society girl.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 6. The Graduation   
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|6
| Despite a firm resolve to get his diploma, Rome finds his efforts thwarted by a teacher.
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|The Graduation   
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|Despite a firm resolve to get his diploma, Rome finds his efforts thwarted by a teacher.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 7. Chance of a Lifetime
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|7
| A family crisis forces Boone to reconsider an offer that could be his ticket to musical success.
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|Chance of a Lifetime
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|A family crisis forces Boone to reconsider an offer that could be his ticket to musical success.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 8. Words and Music
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|8
| Boone and uncover a music entrepreneur's shady promotion racket.
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|Words and Music
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|Boone and uncover a music entrepreneur's shady promotion racket.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
| 9. Hard to Get
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|9
| Boone becomes involved with a race-car driver, her young son and her other line of work.
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|Hard to Get
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|Boone becomes involved with a race-car driver, her young son and her other line of work.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
|10. The Frontline
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|10
| Merit and Faye, who lost their older son in WWII, are upset when Boone tries to enlist in the Army.
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|The Frontline
|<span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|Merit and Faye, who lost their older son in WWII, are upset when Boone tries to enlist in the Army.
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
|11. The Runaway   
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|11
| Boone agrees to help his cousin, an aspiring country singer, even though he's struggling with his own career.  
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|The Runaway   
| <span style="color:red;">''Lost''</span>
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|Boone agrees to help his cousin, an aspiring country singer, even though he's struggling with his own career.  
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|<span style="color:red;">'''Lost'''
 
|-
 
|-
 
|}
 
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<ref>[https://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/boone/episodes/200185/ Episode list for ''Boone''] Retrieved 28 Nov '19</ref>
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<ref>[https://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/boone/episodes/200185/ TV Guide page on ''Boone'', which contains an episode list.] Retrieved 28 Nov '19</ref>
  
==Gallary==  
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==Gallery==  
 
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   |description1 =Intro for ''Boone''.  
 
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==External Link==
==External Links==
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*[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084989/ IMDB page for ''Boone''.] Retrieved 28 Nov '19
*[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084989/ IMDB page for ''Boone''] Retrieved 28 Nov '19
 
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 22:37, 26 March 2020

Boone.jpg

The main cast of Boone.

Status: Partially Found

Boone was a short-lived drama series that aired on NBC from September 26th, 1983, until August 11th, 1984. Created by Earl Hamner (who created the long-running hit TV series The Waltons), each episode was an hour-long. While Boone initially achieved success, it eventually found itself against other popular dramas and was canceled after thirteen episodes. No episodes have since emerged.

Plot

Set in post-war Nashville, Boone revolved around a teenage boy named Boone Sawyer (Tom Byrd) as he aims to be a rock star. Coming from a blue-collar family, they do not approve of Boone's ambitions. Each episode also had Boone singing a country and a rock song.

Syndication and Cancellation

Boone aired on NBC as apart of their Fall lineup of television shows on September 26th, 1983, and was initially a success. However, later on Boone found itself against other popular drama television shows such as Scarecrow and Mrs. King. As the show's ratings plummeted, ideas were thrown around by creator Eral Hammer to just interrogate the cast into The Waltons.[1] The cast's agents told the cast to distance themselves from Boone, killing off any chances of a second season or an integration into the The Waltons.

Availability

Due to the fall from grace, the series experienced during its syndication, no re-runs or home media of Boone have been released. The only piece of media from Boone to surf is the series' intro.

Cast

  • Tom Byrd as Boone Sawyer
  • Ronnie Claire Edwards as Aunt Dolly Sawyer
  • Greg Webb as Rome Hawley
  • Elizabeth Huddle as Faye Sawyer
  • Barry Corbin as Merit Sawyer
  • Amanda Peterson as Squirt Sawyer
  • William Edward Phipps as Link Sawyer
  • Katherine Moffat as Susannah Sawyer

Episode List

# Episode Title Synopsis Status
1 The Auction For a chance to perform at the fair, Boone and Rome compete against a country band in an auction sponsored by a radio station Lost
2 The Decision Boone must decide whether to abide by his parents' wishes or pursue his passion for music. Lost
3 Banjo An orphan girl is overwhelmed by the Sawyers' warmth---and terrified that she may be separated from yet another family. Lost
4 The Trial Boone saves a hard-drinking country singer from an airfield accident but gets an injury that can threaten his musical carrer. Lost
5 Second Fiddle The bonds of friendship between Boone and Rome are tested when both are charmed by a society girl. Lost
6 The Graduation Despite a firm resolve to get his diploma, Rome finds his efforts thwarted by a teacher. Lost
7 Chance of a Lifetime A family crisis forces Boone to reconsider an offer that could be his ticket to musical success. Lost
8 Words and Music Boone and uncover a music entrepreneur's shady promotion racket. Lost
9 Hard to Get Boone becomes involved with a race-car driver, her young son and her other line of work. Lost
10 The Frontline Merit and Faye, who lost their older son in WWII, are upset when Boone tries to enlist in the Army. Lost
11 The Runaway Boone agrees to help his cousin, an aspiring country singer, even though he's struggling with his own career. Lost

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Gallery

Intro for Boone.

External Link

References