About the TV Show
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First Air Date: October 10, 1957
|First Aired on||:||1957|
|Created By||:||Johnston McCulley|
|Genres||:||Western,Action & Adventure,Drama,Comedy,Family|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||78 episodes in 2 Seasons|
Diego de la Vega, the son of a wealthy landowner, returns from his studies in Spain and discovers that Los Angeles is under the command of Capitan Monastario, a cruel man who relishes in the misuse of his power for personal gain. Knowing that he cannot hope to single-handedly defeat Monastario and his troops, Diego resorts to subterfuge. He adopts the secret identity of Zorro, a sinister figure dressed in black, and rides to fight Monastario's injustice.