1978 - 1979, Historic / Epic
Based on James A. Michener's novel about both the economic and cultural progression of the state of Colorado from the mid-1700's through to the late 1970's.

Episode Guide

  • Centennial - The Scream of Eagles (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Scream of Eagles

    Angered by the loss of Colorado's resources, Garrett enters the campaign to challenge Wendell. With Merle Haggard.

  • Centennial - The Winds of Death (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Winds of Death

    Egged on by Father Virgil, Charlotte sheds her apathy and takes on the cause of downtrodden Mexicans. With Dana Elcar.

  • Centennial - The Winds of Fortune (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Winds of Fortune

    Nacho's Mexican relatives arrive; Mervin builds a fortune in real estate. With A Martinez.

  • Centennial - The Crime (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Crime

    The Venneford ranch imports a Hereford bull; Brumbaugh overcomes threats and finds success with his Japanese workers.

  • Centennial - The Storm (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Storm

    The acting Wendells (Anthony Zerbe, Lois Nettleton) come to Centennial; Mule Canby, now a sharpshooter, visits.

  • Centennial - The Shepherds (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The Shepherds

    Charlotte Buckland (Lynn Redgrave) arrives from England; frustrated by the sheriff, Lloyd and Brumbaugh take action.

  • Centennial - The Longhorns (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Longhorns

    Led by tough trail boss Poteet (Dennis Weaver), the drovers endure wild lands, Indian attacks and raids by rustlers.

  • Centennial - The Massacre (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Massacre

    Skimmerhorn's son sees his father's madness but is unable to end the colonel's drive to kill the Pasquinel brothers.

  • Centennial - For as Long as the Waters Flow (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    For as Long as the Waters Flow

    Congress foils the plans of Zendt, McKeag and Mercy (Chad Everett) for a treaty with the Indians. With Pernell Roberts.

  • Centennial - The Wagon and the Elephant (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Wagon and the Elephant

    The Zendts arrive at Fort John, where they meet aging McKeag and his family. With Cristina Raines.

  • Centennial - The Yellow Apron (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Yellow Apron

    Anger dissolves the Pasquinel-McKeag partnership, but the two men meet again years later at a fur-trading rendezvous.

  • Centennial - Only the Rocks Live Forever (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Only the Rocks Live Forever

    Pasquinel visits St. Louis, then returns to the Rockies with his new wife (Sally Kellerman), a silversmith's daughter.