The wild west was a dangerous time. Post war, people expanded west looking to make a life by claiming land, prospecting for gold, and building an honest business. Whenever there are hard working folks trying to make a go of it, there for sure will inevitably be outlaws trying to take advantage.
With outlaws come heroes (at least on TV).
Sharpshooters, masters of fisticufs, silver-tongued devils, and fellas that are simply unrelenting in their pursuit of justice, the heroes of the west come in all types.
The Western genre has been a staple of the the small screen for decades, and has inspired generation after generation of viewers young and old. This is a list of the most impactful, iconic, and greatest TV western heroes of all time.