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Bus Stop 

Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

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Roy Huggins
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1962   1961  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Rhodes Reason ...  Sheriff Will Mayberry / ... 26 episodes, 1961-1962
Richard Anderson ...  D.A. Glenn Wagner 26 episodes, 1961-1962
Joan Freeman ...  Elma Gahrigner / ... 26 episodes, 1961-1962
Marilyn Maxwell ...  Grace Sherwood 15 episodes, 1961-1962
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Grace owns the bus stop in Sunrise CO. She, waitress Elma, Sheriff Will and D.A. Glenn watch life through the stories which unfold as passengers arrive and then depart the small town.

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diner | anthology | based on play | See All (3) »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Encrucijada See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The show was cancelled not because of low ratings, but because of the explicit violence of an episode entitled "A Lion Walks Among Us" in which Fabian plays a young psychopath. See more »

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Referenced in TV's Most Censored Moments (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Bus Stop
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by Arthur Morton
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I used to enjoy the series.
30 March 2000 | by macpherrSee all my reviews

Now looking at IMDb cast and crew list for Bus Stop the series was directed Robert Altman (Prêt-à-Porter), whom I thought only did independent movies. You never know about most people's background until you search all the way back. I used to enjoy the series, it had a nice theme song, and the fact that they had new people with new problems was fascinating to me. I was then very young and all those little details such as who is coming to town next was a big Wow. Now days I realize that there were many series done afterwards which were similar as far as people coming and going such as: The Love Boat, and Hotel. I believe I watched the series in black and white and dubbed. The owner of the little restaurant was a very pretty lady.


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