Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1981. Final Draft script for "Daniel's First Love," an episode (Season 1, Episode 9) of the 1981-1982 television comedy Western series, "Best of the West."
The sitcom aired on ABC September 1981 to August 1982, as an Old West spoof featuring Sam Best (Higgins), a Civil War veteran who becomes a bumbling gunfighter named the Calico Kid. He has a wife named Elvira (Watkins) and a son named Daniel (Peluce). The series was canceled after one season, due to Joel Higgins leaving to star in "Silver Spoons" on NBC. Notable guests included Andy Griffith, Al Lewis, Christopher Lloyd, Slim Pickens, and the great Betty White.
"Daniel's First Love" features Daniel meeting his first love, a romance starting with a few kisses and ending with a shotgun wedding.
Yellow titled wrappers, noted as FINAL DRAFT on the front wrapper, production No. 60171-003, dated January 9, 1981. Title page present, dated January 9, 1981, noted as FINAL DRAFT, with credits for screenwriter-creator-developer Pomerantz. #PAGES leaves, with last leaf of text being a photographically reproduced Script Requisition dated 1/8/81. Mechanically reproduced on yellow stock. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads.