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When two town troublemakers kill Poney Thompson's dog , Poney goes after the two men.
When one of the men who shot and killed Poney's Dog is found dead, Matt and Chester suspect that Poney killed the man.
Matt is forced to arrest Poney, but as Chester is taking Poney to jail, Poney escapes from Chester
Matt, Chester and one of the men who killed Poney's dog (Jed Hakes), go after Poney.
Along the trail, Matt and Chester discover Poney dead in a cave from a snakebite wound. Jed Hakes later makes a fatal slip of the tongue and reveals that he killed his partner (Walt Moorman).Read More
Harvey Easter tries to reform Dodge. He convinces two saddle tramps, Kelly and Bunch to take up farming, Mary to quit working at the Long Branch to be independent and take in wash, gets Charlie Fess to quit riding shotgun on the stage and guts the oasis bar with fire by throwing a lamp after unsuccessfully trying to get Harry Obie and two cowpokes to reform. Kelly and Bunch are tired of farming and decide to rob a stage, it doesn't work out. The townspeople decide to teach Harvey a lesson. They put him in a canvas bag and dunk him in the water tower. The pole breaks and Harvey drowns before they can get him out.Read More
Matt goes to Tascosa to bring back a murderer, Kelby, to hang. On the way back Kelby knocks Matt of his horse. Matt is dragged by his horse. Kelby rolls down the hill and is knocked out. Matt stumbles down the hill and handcuffs himself to Kelby. Matt passes out. Deke and Mellie and their son Tommy find them. Kelby comes to first and says he's the marshall. Matt wakes and says he's the marshall. Deke must decide which is telling the truth.Read More
Botkin tells Matt a big shipment is coming. Elko's Varieties comes to town, the biggest little show on earth. Hironimus P. Elko (Harry), asks Matt about a fee, license or donation. Matt looks through his wanted posters. Speeler offers April a job assisting the magician. Big Eddie asks about April. Speeler tells him to leave her alone. Matt goes to Barney to send telegrams to the towns Elko has played. April tells Festus she can't go with him to the big show. Festus sees April in her costume. Festus tries to make April leave. Eddie grabs him. Speeler gets him off Festus. Eddie straightens out Festus' lucky horseshoe. Elko asks to see the general store's stock of jewelry. Matt got answers back. Two towns had bank robberies when the shoe was there. Matt stands watch in the bank. April enters a cabinet. April exits through the trap door. Elko runs sabres in. Madame Ahr, mind reader, performs. April sees Speeler load a derringer. He and Eddie go to the general store.Read More
Matt is riding along when he's confronted by Miguel Samando, a bandito who wants to kill the ""famous Matt Dillon."" Miguel isn't as fast as he thinks he is and is killed. Immediately thereafter another rider shows up, but this time is Matt's old ex-lawman friend Jack Pinto. Jack has decided to give up law enforcement and head to California to make his fortune. They drape Miguel over his horse and head for Dodge. Festus notices a rough looking character ride into Dodge and stop at the Long Branch. Failing to find Matt, he decides to check things out for himself. He goes to the Long Branch and finds three gunslingers; Doyle Phleger, Al Tresh and Billy Coe. Playing the role of a dim-witted hick in need of a drink, Festus makes friends with Al Tresh. A bottle or two later he gets Tresh to admit that he was offered
$25,000 to kill Matt. It turns out that Miguel, Doyle and Billy were made the same offer. When Matt gets into town Festus fills him in. Jack offers Matt hiRead More
With a well earned vacation disturbed by the arrest of a hardened criminal, Matt and Kitty head back to Dodge. The stage they are on is sabotaged and end up wrecking. Kitty is quick witted enough to switch identities between Matt and the prisoner before the outlaws get to them. Thinking Dillon is dying and Matt is really Monk Wiley, they go on planning to extort money from Dodge to get Dillon back alive.Read More