The Young Riders

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Name: The Young Riders
Abbreviation(s): TYR
Creator: Ed Spielman
Date(s): 1989 - 1992
Medium: Television
Country of Origin: USA
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The Young Riders was a western television series, loosely based upon the historical Pony Express.

Canon

Focusing on a group of young Pony Express riders based at the Sweetwater Station in the Nebraska Territory.

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Pairings

  • The Kid/Louise "Lou" McCloud - canonical
  • Sam Cain/Emma Shannon - canonical
  • Running Buck Cross/Ike McSwain

Common Tropes in Fanworks

  • Adventure: Wild West adventure stories, in a vein similar to the show
  • Found Family: the riders and their supporters as a familial unit, sharing life events together, etc.
  • Original Characters: are commonly found, original female characters were often paired with one of the riders

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