Most people think of Steve McQueen as a movie star, but before films like "The Blob", "The Sand Pebbles", and "Bullitt", there was Wanted: Dead or Alive.
For three seasons, McQueen roamed the Old West as bounty hunter Josh Randall, a rare sort in that he often gave his rewards, albeit anonymously, to charity. How else to make a bounty hunter a positive role model?
Currently, the series airs on Saturday afternoons on Me-TV, and has been run during the wee small hours on weeknights as well.
Let's take a look at a sample clip:
Nearly 30 years later, a feature film, set in the then-present, cast Rutger Hauer as a descendant of Randall's, but it ended up a colossal dud.