They were stars. Their on-camera work was known by millions. "Alias Smith and Jones" ran for only 50 episodes - but it was a magnet, not only for favorite actors, but also for millions of viewers. When it went off the air in 1973, those viewers thought it had been lost forever. Today, thanks to cable, long-time fans are joined by new ones, drawn by the terrific scripts and delightful performances of this dynamic series. Let Alias Smith & Jones - The Story of Two Pretty Good Bad Men take you behind the scenes to witness the making of a classic - and the tragedy behind the laughter - as Sandra K. Sagala and JoAnne M. Bagwell provide the details uncovered in years of research!
The television series that premiered in January 1971 had a short run of only three seasons but its popularity is in inverse proportion to its time on the air. Its fifty episodes were enough to garner fans that have remained loyal to the show for thirty years. Alias Smith and Jones: The Story of Two Pretty Good Bad Men showcases the episodes and provides a behind-the-scenes look at one of the last of television’s popular westerns.