Arthur Hiller — Director
While Matt is away on business, Doc gets threatened by an ex convict (Brice Harp) who claims that Doc Adams sentenced him to a long term in Prison.
Doc tries to explain to the man that he was never a judge and has always been a doctor, but the man does not believe Doc.
Since Chester is worried about the ex convict trying to take out some kind of revenge on Doc, Chester cooks up a scheme that will save Doc from possible danger.Read More
When an older gentlemen, Jacob Leech, comes into the Dodge jail house and tells Matt and Chester that he plans to kill a man named Ollie Radford, Matt puts Jacob Leech in the jail for the night to cool off.
When the next day arrives, Jacob seems to have had a change of heart about killing Ollie Radford. He tells Matt that he has had a change of heart.
Matt and Chester run into Ollie Radford the next day and Radford tells Matt and Chester that he was married to Jacob Leech's daughter.
Late on when Jacob Leech learns that Ollie Radford went to see his pregnant wife at Ma Smalley's boarding house, Jacob Leech forces Miss Kitty at gunpoint to take him to Ma's boarding house. Jacob apparently has not changed his mind about killing Radford afterall.
When Clem the bartender later tells Matt that Leech and Miss Kitty left the Longbranch together, Matt and Chester go in search of Jacob Leech and Miss Kitty.Read More
A buffalo hunter (Spadden) and his partner Ritchie come to Dodge City causing trouble.
Spadden has the reputation for bullying other people and bullying his buffalo skinner, Ritchie.
When Jim Cornet's friend is killed in a fight by Spadden, Spadden and Cornet have angry words.
Later that evening, Matt and Chester discover Jim Cornet's body lying dead in an alley. They also discover Cornet lying drunk in the alley just a few feet away from Jim Cornet's body.
Since Matt and Cornet had been arguing earlier, Matt thinks that Spadden might have murdered Cornet.
Spadden is tried for murder, but the Judge is of the opinion that there is just not enough evidence to convict Spadden. Spadden is acquitted from the charge of murder.
Matt thinks that there are some unusual circumstances in this case and launches an investigation.
Matt discovers Ritchie's body in the stable. Spadden admits he beat Ritchie to death.
As the investigation unfolds, Matt finally gets to the true facts of who killed JimRead More