The Young Riders was a TV-series of 3 seasons that ran from 1989 to 1992.


The adventures of a group of young Express riders based at the waystation in Sweetwater, Kansas, set just before the American Civil War. Running the station is ex-Texas Ranger and all-around eccentric Teaspoon Hunter. The role of cook, housekeeper and mother hen is filled first by Emma and later by Rachel. The riders include the future "Buffalo Bill" Cody and James Butler ("Wild Bill") Hickok, as well as Ike, a mute, Buck, a half-White/half-Kiowa scout and the Kid, a quiet Southerner. Their final member is Lou, a young woman who lived and worked with the riders disguised as a boy. In second season, their group is joined by Noah Dixon. - Source: