Lassie the Tv show was televised from September 12, 1954, to March 25, 1973 the show ran for 17 seasons on CBS, initially filmed in black and white till the show was shown in color in 1965.

The show’s first 10 seasons follow Lassie’s adventures in a small faming comummity  eleven-year-old Jeff Miller, his mother, and his grandfather are Lassie’s first human companions until seven-year-old Timmy Martin and his adoptive parents take over in the fourth season.

When Lassie’s exploits on the farm end in the eleventh season, she finds new adventures in the wilderness alongside the United States Forsest Service. After traveling on her own for a year, Lassie finally settles at a children’s home for her final two syndicated seasons.

Lassiie received critical favor at its debut and won two Emmy Awards in it’s first years on the air. Stars June Lockart and Jay Clanton were also nominated for Emmys.

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