About the TV Show
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First Air Date: September 16, 1971
|First Aired on||:||1971|
|Created By||:||Frank Pierson|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||24 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Nichols is an American Western television series starring James Garner broadcast in the United States on NBC during the 1971-72 season. Set the fictional town of Nichols, Arizona, in 1914, Nichols differed from traditional Western series of the era. The main character, a sheriff, rode on a motorcycle and in an automobile rather than on the traditional horse. The hero did not carry a firearm and was generally opposed to the use of violence to solve problems, preferring other means. Margot Kidder portrayed Ruth, the love interest/barmaid of Nichols.