The Grizzwells by Bill Schorr

The Grizzwells

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  1. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, about 3 years ago

    The ONLY actor who played the Lone ranger is Clayton Moore.

  2. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Dont worry Gunther, no one else saw the movie either…I loved the real Lone Ranger, Clayton Moore…never missed it when I was a kid…on radio or TV…

  3. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, about 3 years ago

    Amen, brothers and sisters. Clayton Moore was THE Lone Ranger! Even Gunther should know that!

  4. stlmaddog5

    stlmaddog5 said, about 3 years ago

    And Harold J. Smith (aka Jay Silverheels) was THE Tonto.

  5. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, about 3 years ago

    @simpsonfan2

    The ONLY actor who played the Lone ranger is Clayton Moore.

    There was one season in which Moore was replaced by John Hart.

  6. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, about 3 years ago

    @stlmaddog5

    And Harold J. Smith (aka Jay Silverheels) was THE Tonto.

    I wonder if Jay would have agreed to take the role if he knew that Tonto is the Spanish word for “stupid”? (I am not making this up.)

  7. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, about 3 years ago

    I knew I was going to boycott that movie! The Lone Ranger never wore black (or a badge). And Tonto with face paint and dreadlocks? PLEASE.

  8. DragonRydr

    DragonRydr said, about 3 years ago

    @JPuzzleWhiz

    I had to check on that to be sure. You’ve just ruined my whole view on The Lone Ranger and Tonto. I always felt that the portrayal of Tonto was a bit racist, but that they outright named him “Stupid” is horrible. I will never watch ANY portrayal of these characters again!

  9. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, about 3 years ago

    I doubt that Spanish was even considered back when the original series was made. Back in those days, “Tonto” was an Indian name. It meant many things, but most think it was because of an Apache Tribe called Tonto’s. Tonto was not an Apache, but who knows? It was a show and very successful. I never missed it.

    Personally, I think the Spanish-translation is coincidential. And I’m currently "not missing’ the show, it airs weekday mornings on COZI-TV (Ch. 62, Lawrence-Boston, MA).

  10. Troy Peterson

    Troy Peterson GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    Yup, you can’t replace Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels. I love Johnny Depp but this just looked like another variation of Jack Sparrow.

  11. JPuzzleWhiz

    JPuzzleWhiz said, about 3 years ago

    @Troy Peterson

    Yup, you can’t replace Clayton Moore and Jay Silverheels. I love Johnny Depp but this just looked like another variation of Jack Sparrow.

    You aren’t the first to express that opinion.

  12. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) GoComics PRO Member said, about 3 years ago

    @DragonRydr

    As a real fan of the show when I was a kid, who knew nothing about being racist…I just loved The Lone Ranger and Tonto…and never missed the show…

  13. InTraining

    InTraining said, about 3 years ago

    Guess I’m the only one that liked the new Loan Ranger film…. but then again I liked seeing the old trains too….. ! ! !

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