If you were a kid in the 1970s, there’s a good chance you crossed paths with Grizzly Adams. A young-adult novel came first in 1972, followed by a movie and TV adaptation in 1974 and 1977 respectively, both starring Dan Haggerty as the bushy-bearded mountain man. All were the work of faith-based mogul Charles E. Sellier Jr., who spun a simple story into a pop culture phenomenon that included action figures, coloring books, board games, View-Masters and even stuffed animals!
Two decades before the American Revolutionary War, a heroic woodsman known as Hawkeye (Lee Horsley) patrols the Northeastern frontier of the New World. Born to white settlers and raised by Delaware Indians, Hawkeye and his foster brother Chingachgook (Rodney A. Grant) navigate the tensions between English and French colonists, hostile natives, and settlers yearning for liberty.
“You need to stop thinking of yourself as a gunfighter and decide that you’re a man with a family,” Amelia Lawson (Sigrid Thornton)tells her sometimes boyfriend Ethan Cord (Lee Horsley)in an episode of Paradise (a.k.a. Guns of Paradise).