Andrew V. McLaglen — Director
Doc rides up to the Tibbs house to say his services are available. Florie won't invite him in, but her husband yells to let him in. He cut his leg chopping wood. Doc wants to take him to Dodge. Forie says no. Doc does what he can. Doc tells Matt Mr. Tibbs was holding a gun under his blanket. It was no wood cutting accident. She cut him with a knife. Matt and Chester ride up to the Tibbs and ask for water, and would like to talk to the mister. He asks Matt if he would stay up with him tonight and take him to Doc in the morning. Matt and Chester are discussing what to do. Florie sneaks out. Tibbs says he's changed his mind aboout going to Dodge. Florie's got a shotgun and chases Matt and Chester away. Matt sneaks back. Florie says you're too late, he died during the night. She says he was a stranger named George Bassett. He came onto her and killed her husband,Ben. Matt locks up Florie. He gets a wanted poster on Bassett. Matt says she'll have some reward money cominRead More
Kitty is in her cowgirl outfit. She's just return from a morning ride. Earl Haney, who runs the faro table, has had somebody bust his head open. Earl says he had a red shirt, black hair and mustache. Matt says that sounds like Jim Bostick. Jim says he's been in an all night poker game, except for an hour about 4:00 am, when went over to Doc's. Haney dies. Matt arrests Jim. Doc's out of town and can't confirm Jim's story. Jim pulls a derringer on Chester and escapes. Matt and Chester head out after Jim. Matt hears a horse and takes it. In the morning Matt hobbles the horse and lets it go. Matt finds Jim. Jim Draws. Matt wings him. Jim's back in jail. The new faro dealer, Ken Schools, was robbed and killed, but killed his attacker. Matt releases Jim. Doc says it's a rare man that won't try to weasel out of asmitting he made a mistake.Read More
Willie Calhoun's in town for a bath and a haircut, in preparation to court Pearl Bender. Willie meets Pearl in the Long Branch. He asks her to marry him. She says Webb Thorne won't let me marry you. Willie gets a rifle and goes after Webb. Matt stops him. Matt gets Pearl, Webb and Willie together. Willie says he and Pearl are to wed. Webb says I'll stop them. Matt tells Pearl to choose. Pearl tells Willie I can't marry you. In her room Pearl tells Webb you are not going to touch me. You left here and never said nothing. Webb says he's come back to marry her. Chester brings Willie's rifle back to him. Willie shoots Pearl. A simple man let feeling for a woman get the best of him. Matt tells Willie he shot Pearl not Webb.Read More
Chester worries about bugs & sees Billy messing with a wagon. Matt & Chester meet the owners of the wagon, they feel the newcomers have more trouble a head. McCready accuses the new family of stealing from him. A man comes looking for Doc because Cholera may have come to Dodge. When Doc doesn't show up treat the Cholera victims Matt & Chester try to find him.
Jeni tells Matt Doc is with McCready Matt & Chester find Doc.Read More
Ira Pucket was abandoned on the prairie in subfreezing weather by his skinner Jed Larner. It's been 20 below the last three nights. Doc checks Ira out, and operates on his foot. Matt tells Ira he'll try to find Jed. Ira's up and about with a cane. Ira asks Matt, have you found Ira yet. Jed walks into the Long Branch. Matt tells Jed he's going to tell everyone Jed left Ira out in the big freeze to die. Matt tells him get on your horse and don't come back. Ira sees Jed and tries to catch him. Matt tells Ira to get a job and forget about Jed. Ira robs Botkin's bank. Chester takes Ira over to the office. Botkin won't press charges, if Ira gets a job and stops being so ornery. Ira gets a job riding shotgun on the stage.Read More
Mr. Dobie, the hotel owner, wants Matt to quiet Big Dan Daggit's wife, Rose, an indian. She the daughter of Yellow Horse the Arapaho chief who raided Dodge. Matt apologizes for disturbing the Daggit's. Dobie incites the menfolk. Dan and Rose walk down the street. A guy says for an indian she's a looker. Matt warns Dobie and his mob. A guy gives Rose a bad time. Dan steps in. Doc's gone out to the Duke place. Dan hasn't seen rose since 4:00 am. Doc rides up with Rose in his rig. Dan carries her up to Doc's. Two men kidnapped her. Tied her to a horse and hit her some. Doc asks Dobie if he's satisfied know. Rose says she can recognize their walk. Dan and rose sit outside the Dodge House. Matt and Chester takes turns watching them. Dan and Rose go up to their room. Rose recognizes the foot steps of the two men. She calls Dan, and asks him to go and get headache powders from Doc. The two guys, carrying a rope and gag, knock on Rose's door. Rose says come in. She got aRead More
Harry Bent and Fred Myers just robbed the bank in Wichita. Harry and Fred's wife, Jennifer, plan on running away together.
Fred followed Harry after they split up and overheard their plans. He plugs Harry. Fred tells Jen they're going to Dodge to open a dress shop. Fred writes a letter for Tobeel, the indian guide Harry hired, to get a job with a cattle drive. The letter says this indian is a liar, beggar and a thief. Tobeel constantly stands in front of the dress shop. Fred complains about Tobeel to Matt. Jen tells Kitty she's scared, but not of Tobeel. Jen is stabbed with Tobeel's knife. Fred says no question who did this. Tobeel and Fred had fought. Matt arrests Tobeel. Matt finds a Wichita Milling Company sack in Fred's wagon. Matt takes Tobeel over to the Long Branch and gets him a drink. Tobeel says there was two men one was asleep. Matt the the bartender to tell Chester I'm ready. Matt tells Fred, Tobeel is a Kiowah. The don't stab, they throw a knife. TobeelRead More
A young gunfighter, Tom Clegg, forces farmer Abe Curry into a duel and kills him. Matt can't arrest Clegg since Abe drew first. However, Abe's brother Morgan plots revenge. Morgan, who is unarmed, follows Clegg constantly. Clegg soon grows tired of it and attempts to take care of his ""problem.""Read More
Sam Rickers comes to the Marshal's Office asking to see Matt. Chester looks inside the wagon to find a dead man, Sam thinks he killed a criminal hoping to get $1000 for the crime. Matt learns that dead man was shot three times & was new to Dodge City.
When Matt asks how the third got in the dead man's back Letty almost tells what really happened. Rickers his her and tells the story better in hopes of getting the reward money.
Matt wants to protect Sam Rickers from Catlin who brings a poster with Jake Haney's picture on it Matt wants to protect Rickers by keeping him in jail.Read More
Matt goes inside The Long Branch and meets Wilbur Hawkins a whiskey Drummer tells Matt he will die. Matt is almost shot while feeding the horses, in Doc Adams's office Matt plans to let everyone thinks he died.
Kitty tells a man at The Long Branch is telling a different story. Tom Roberts tells everyone he shot Matt, Chester tells Matt someone at The Lady Gay (another bar) also shot the Marshal. Leaving Matt wondering who fired a shot at him.
Tom Smith finally comes to Dodge telling Matt somebody wanted to kill both Matt and Sheriff Smith for money.Read More
Matt meets Fos Capper, who wants to marry Flora Stancil. Flora's brother Ben may give Matt some trouble that may lead to Foss Capper's death.
Flora drives to town for supplies Fos waits to help her load the wagon. Chester sees trouble about to happen. Matt heads to the store and hears Fos & Ben argue over Flora being free from Ben's treatment of her. Later Ben & Fos challenge each other to a fight. Matt lends Fos his gun that leads Ben to think Matt is crazy.
Ben begins to realize Fos is a professional at using a gun.Read More
Kitty's father, Wayne Russell, arrives in Dodge to meet his daughter after abandoning her and her mother as a baby. He insists that saloon life is not fit for a proper lady and wants to take her back to New Orleans so he can pamper her and invest her savings in his freight business.Read More
Doc, Chester, and Matt suspect Kitty of helping a bank robber when she invites Matt to an out of the way spot for dinner. What they didn't know was that the bank robber was the first 'man' Kitty had ever known. This is a half hour episode and is available from Columbia House video.Read More
Matt and Chester find a young Indian woman (Sochi) on the prairie suffering from a gun shot wound.
Matt and Chester take the young woman to Doc Adams for medical treatment, but the overall outlook for recovery does not look promising
Once Matt hears that a white man shot the woman, Matt and Chester set after the man.
While Matt and Chester are searching the prairie for the man who shot Sochi, they run into three white men.
Matt and Chester plan to take the three men back to Dodge so Sochi can identify the man who shot her;however, before Matt and Chester can get them into Dodge, the truth is finally made known about who shot Sochi.Read More
The new rootin tootin owner of ""The Lady Gay"" (Mamie)comes to Dodge and opens a saloon.
When she opens the saloon, she lets the Dodge cowpokes know that she is very handy with a gun and will use that gun on any trouble makers in her saloon.
At first Matt, Doc and Chester are quite amused at Mamie, but Matt begins to have some concerns about Mamie.
Matt, Doc and Chester think that Mamie might be involved in some foul play concerning the previous owner of the Lady Gay Saloon (Herman Bleeker).
When a Mexican man tells Matt that he saw Mamie sneaking around late the previous evening night with a lantern and a shovel, Matt, Doc and Chester investigate.
They find a vest owned by the previous owner with blood stains.
Matt thinks he has to arrest Mamie, but is concerned that Mamie might cause some problems;however, Matt tries to trick Mamie into an arrest.
Just about the time that Matt is ready to haul Mamie to the Dodge City jail, he learns the truth about Herman BleekerRead More
When the greedy relatives of a dying man (Crowbait Bob)learn that he might be dying, they come to Dodge to grab anything of value they can get from the dying man.
When his relatives find out that Bob has willed all of his possessions to Miss Kitty, they show their true hateful feelings about their relative, Crowbait Bob.
When Miss Kitty finally opens Bob's chest box filled with Bob's possessions , Kitty and Matt find out the true value of Bob's possessions.Read More
While Doc and Chester are traveling on the prairie, Doc is shot by some wolfers.
Doc's gunshot wounds are serious enough where Chester is worried that Doc might die on the prairie.
Chester not only has to remove the bullet from Doc, but he also has to fight off an attack by the wolfers..
Since Chester must also find enough food to keep Doc alive, Chester is forced to kill one of the horses so Doc can receive the proper nutrients.
Chester kills one of the wolfers and takes another one into custody.
Matt finally arrives on the scene and hears about Chester's heroic deeds.Read More
While Grant Lucas is in Dodge to testify in court against Cy Welch, Grant goes into the Long Branch for a drink. While Grant is at the Long Branch, he sets up a late night meeting with one of Miss Kitty's saloon girls, Mae Talmey.
When Grant goes to Mae's house later that evening, Mae shoots Grant clamming that she thought Grant was trying to rob her; however, Matt does not believe Mae's story.
When Doc tells Matt that he used to know Cy Welch from Doc's days on the Mississippi river. According to Doc, Cy Welch was some kind of riverboat gambler. Doc also tells Matt that Mae Talmey was also there in those days as well.
When Matt hears this information from Doc, he makes the connection between Cy Welch and Mae Talmey.
Matt goes to Mae's house to ask her some questions about this, but when Matt arrives at her house, he stumbles into a deadly scene.Read More
German immigrant and town blacksmith, Emil Wolhter and his German mail order bride, Gretchen Mueller, are to be married.
Matt, Doc and Chester along with Emil meet Gretchen at the stage station.
Emil and Gretchen throw a big wedding party for all their friends in Dodge;however, not everyone in Dodge is friendly to Emil and Gretchen.
Town troublemaker Tolman has it in for Emil because Tolman thinks that Emil cheated him in a blacksmith deal.
Tolman and his gang scheme up a plan to get Emil Wolhter out of his house. While Emil is out of his house one evening, Tolman and his gang of troublemakers burn Emil's house to the ground.
When Matt offers to help Emil find the men who did this, Emil rejects Matt's offer and pursues these men by himself.
Emil administers his own brand of justice to the men.Read More
Martin Nagel is a hard working store owner that has plans to build up his business and eventually leave the business to his son, Lee Nagel.
When Martin Nagel is killed in a freak accident, Lee Nagel thinks that his Uncle (Hutch) did the killing.
Lee is highly suspicious of his Uncle Hutch and attempts to convince Marshall Dillon that his Uncle killed his Father to claim the family business.Read More
While Matt and Chester are transporting a prisoner on a stage coach to Wichita, Matt learns that the stage is also carrying gold.
Matt fears that outlaws might attack the stage for the gold.
While at a stagecoach stopover, the outlaws attack the station.
Matt, Chester, the stagecoach driver along with a traveling preacher and a young woman, attempt to fight off the outlaws the best they can.Read More
While Marshall Matt Dillon is pursuing two fugitives from justice, he is taken captive by the same men Matt is pursuing.
One of the outlaws (Augie) shoots Matt and the outlaws take Matt captive.
One thing that Matt notices right off is how abusive one of the outlaws is to the other. Rack abuses and humiliates Augie.
After Matt sees how Rack abuses Augie, Matt tries to play on Augie's anger at Rack in the hopes that Augie might help Matt in this predicament.
After Matt works on Augie's hatred towards Rack, Matt waits for an opportunity to strike back,Read More
Sarah Cooley, dying of a heart attack, confesses to her husband, Gip Cooley, that her father changed his last name from Harper to Harris long before they were married. Harper was known for killing over 100 men, and Sarah wanted Gip to know about this so that he can raise his sons accordingly. She's convinced the bad blood has been passed on. Gip promises to be strict with them and Sarah passes on. Years later, with the boys, Kyle and Jeff, in their mid-twenties, Jeff accuses neighbor Carr of selling him a horse that's blind in one eye, but Carr won't buy it back. Kyle falls in love with saloon girl Jenny, but she marries Carr instead because he has his own ranch. She soon realizes it's a mistake and starts meeting Kyle on the sly. A plan is engineered to kill Carr and set Jeff up to take the fall for it!Read More
Sarah Drew arrives in Dodge City hoping to find someone to escort her to Ft. Wallace so she can marry her fiancÃ©e. But everyone she talks to tells her the distance is much too far and the prairie is much too dangerous and inhospitable, especially with Indians on the warpath. She's told she'll have to wait until the situation improves. When she learns that Matt needs to cross the prairie on business she follows him in a buckboard. Matt can lose no time returning her to Dodge and reluctantly agrees to let her come along. During the journey they are set upon by a raging prairie fire and lose their horses and supplies. Then, Matt gets hit with an arrow during an Indian attack. As if that isn't enough, when Sarah goes for help the man she brings back turns on her with the intention of molesting her and killing Matt!Read More
Mountain man Gabe Trumbull reports to Matt that he saw a young, ""fair,"" white woman squawing for an Indian buck on the prairie. The description matches local girl Mary Tabor, carried off a year earlier during an attack on a stagecoach. When Matt finds that Army Captain Benter, a real Indian hater, is put in charge of the trading party to get Mary back, he decides to go along. Once contact is made with the tribe Matt interviews Mary to find that she's not so anxious to return to her father. Spotted Wolf, the Indian who purchased Mary from the Cheyenne war party that attacked the stage, does not wish to trade her away, either. Captain Benter then ups the stakes by offering Chief Lone Eagle 20 rifles and ammunition for hunting if he'll turn over the girl. Mary then heads for
home with Matt and the Cavalry detachment. Spotted Wolf, however, is not content to let the woman he loves go.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
Sam Dukes arrives on the stage with Mr. Koger. Sam takes a fancy to Cody Durham's fiancee, Rose, who works at the Long Branch. Sam gets drunk and tries to force Rose to drink. Brack is ready to slap leather with, but Matt stops it and takes Sam's gun. Dukes in a dark alley tells Brack to draw, he shoots him not knowing he doesn't have a gun. Brack is wounded as the town looks for him. Brack goes to Cody's house. Cody digs the bullet out, and hides him. Rose comes to Cody's house and tells Brack she loves him. Thay plan to leave on the 6:00 train. Cody finds them at the station and kills Brack.Read More
Luke is raising heck at the bar. Matt locks him up. Doc finds a drunk, Dan Witter, by the side of the road. He takes him to his office and feeds him. Doc tells the bars in town not to serve him. Doc gets Dan a job with Mr. Jonas. Luke's dad, Lem, comes to get him out. Luke says he's taking off. Jonas asks Dan to lock up for him. Dan drinks all the vanilla extract. They find him passed out on the floor. He is taken to Doc's office. Lem tells he needs help on his farm. Dan goes to work for Lem and works very hard. Luke retuns with whiskey and offers it to Dan. Dan wants to leave but Lem talks him into staying. Luke tries to get Dan to drink, and starts beating Lem with a piece of firewood. Dan comes to get Matt. They go to Lem's. Luke's dead. Lem bad off tries to say he killed Luke, but Dan says he did it. Dan says ""As long as I can remembermsomeone's always been willing to give me another chance, I just won't give my self one.Read More
Pruitt Dover is owed $100 by Ax Parsons. They struggle over a knife after drinking heavily. Pruitt wakes up. Parson is dead with the knife in his chest. Louie Pheeters sees Pruitt ride off. The Elkader sheriff has Pruitt in jail. Matt goes and picks him up. On the way back, a crazy old man shoots Matt. Pruitt kills the guy in a struggle over his knife. Pruitt digs the bullet out. He takes Matt's gun and rides off as he sleeps. He returns, he has been hunting. Back in Dodge he is locked up. Judge Brooking Matt's friend is sick and Judge Henry is in town. Matt speaks up for Pruitt. Henry finds him guilty and sentences him to hang. Matt heads to Hays City with Pruitt for the hanging. Matt tells Pruitt to get on his horse and escape. He does but changes his mind and catches up to Matt. They reach Hays and Pruitt is hung.Read More
Lee and Harv come into the Long Branch at closing and raise heck. Matt clobbers them and puts the in jail. In the morning Matt gives them 15 minutes to get out of Dodge. Chester reads an in two month old paper for brides for rich Colorado miners. Lee and Harve rob Jonas' general store. Matt rides out to find them. He finds Polly Mims, who ran away from a wagon train. The wagonmaster is Carl Feester, with eight women heading to the Colorado miners. Florida, who's in charge of the women tells Feester he can get $100 ahead. Matt and Polly reach the train. They have heard the Arapaho are the warpath. Matt says he will ride with them to Fort Wallace. Feester and Bowman his helper says they'll kill Matt later. Two indians come up to the train. They need water for an injured boy. Matt obliges. They circle the wagons for the evening. Matt tells Florida he knows the women are to be dance hall girls. Carl wakes Polly to take a walk, she refuses. Matt cleans his clock. Matt heaRead More
Loy Bishp kills his buddy Jake Mosely and takes him to Matt for the bounty. Matt has no wanted poster on Jake and arrests Loy. The wanted poster shows up. Loy is set free. Matt says he'll find him when the money comes in. Loy keeps trying to get Cheter to drink with him at the Long Branch. Chester says he doesn't drink with a backshooter. The Dodge House won't give Loy a room. Matt won't let Loy sleep in the jail. A telegraph says the reward has been withdrawn. Matt tells Loy to git. Loy returns to his farm and Rose Ellen, Dawkins and Cape. Loy tells them they are going to take a town. Loy has a fake telegram sent to have Matt come to Ashland. Matt finds out from the telegrapher he was forced to send the telegram. Matt tries to find Sheriff Hale. Rose Ellen throws a beer in Matt's face. That night Rose Ellen tells Matt she knows where Hale is. She says to meet behind the saloon. Dawkins, Cape and the bartender subdue Matt. Loy drags Rose Ellen in saying you weren'tRead More
Henry Cairn has bought the Lady Gay and is selling whiskey for ten cents. Ten cents cheaper than Kitty. Kitty's business is on the rocks. The banker won't loan her any money. Henry's partner Fogle calls Kitty the witch woman, because she's ruining their plans to buy a Mississippi river boat. Henry tells Kitty he's sorry it had to be this way, and the sooner they are married the better. Kitty starts flinging whatever is in reach at him. Fogle tells Kitty the only thing to do is kill her. Cairn comes in and kills Fogle to save Kitty.Read More
Billy Joe escapes from an army discilinary barracks work detail killing Sargeant Jellicoe in the process. The Major his two sons, Seth and Ham, and his daughter-in-law, Sarah come to town for supplies. Billy Joe gets in a fight at the Long Branch. Matt tells him to get outta Dodge. Matt gets a wanted poster on William Josph Arlen, and heads out looking for Billy Joe. Billy Joe's horse threw him. Matt's find him. the Major and Seth ride up and say, Billy Joe killed Ham and attacked Sarah. They'll bring proof. Matt locks up Billy Joe. Doc says Sarah sits like she is frozen. The Major brings Sarah to identify Billy Joe. She states he was there. He says he just had coffee and left. The Major won't let him be returned to the army to face federal charges first. Sarah overhears Doc and Kitty of the Major's plans. She tells the Major he didn't kill Ham. Seth shoots Billy Joe. Matt shoots Seth. Seth shot Ham so he could marry Sarah.Read More
Half breed Quint kills the two white men that shot his Pa. Pa tells Quint to take his Ma, Topsanah, back to the Comanches, then he dies. Quint hates white men and want to join the Comanche. Three years later the Comanches are on the warpath. Matt warns three buffalo hunters. The indians attack them and Quint is injured. Matt takes him to Doc. Quint won't talk. Matt turns his back and Quint takes his gun. He tries to shoot Matt, no bullets. Quint ""white man trick me"". Matt escorts Quint out of town once he's well. As soon as Matt leaves he changes into indian garb. Quint returns to Running Horse's tribe. He tells Quint to kill a white prisoner, Quint doesn't. Running Horse strips him of his stripes and has him doing squaw work. Quint releases the prisoner. They ride off then split up. Matt gets a letter from the sheriff in Winona saying Jim Grant was saved by some half breed. A dozen men from Dodge head out to find the lone Comanche hiding out. Quint knocks one outRead More
Al Flack and Zel Meyers are dividing the money from their latest bank heist and agree to meet in Pueblo in two weeks for a gold robbery. Zel and his girl go to Dodge. Zel tells Jenny to get a job at the Long Branch. Zel loses $1500, to Chuck Eaton, playing poker. Zel holds up Chuck outside, but he doesn't have the money. Zel slugs him. Two guys see it and chase Zel. Matt goes to the Dodge House to arrest Zel, Chuck died. Zel tells Jenny they have to get to Pueblo. Jenny tells Matt to come to her room. She tells him Zel wants her to work on Matt. She told Zel she wouldn't, but she loves Matt. Matt returns to his room and Jenny is there. Matt throws a blanket over her and takes her up to Kitty. Flack arrives with $1000 for Zel's bail. Jenny tells Zel she's staying with Matt. Matt tells Zel not to leave town. Louie Pheeters hears Zel say he's going to kill Matt tonight. Louie tells Matt. Zel's looking in Matt's window. Matt is outside and confronts him. In the morninRead More
Luke won $1000, Idaho Slate is trying to cheat him out of it. Matt warns Luke and he leaves. Irma Watkins sits with Slate. Kitty tells Matt she tried to break up those two trappers, Tug Marsh and Billy Logan. Tug tells Billy I'm glad we didn't split up. An indian jumps Tug while hunting. Billy kills the indian. Billy thinks Tug is minutes from dying and leaves to get away from the other indians before dawn. Billy buys a suit and goes to see Irma. Slate is in another room listening. Billy says his furs will go for $6000-$7000. Billy and Irma have a date. Tug is found down by the river. Matt tells Tug Billy said he was dead. Matt tells Billy Tug's alive. Matt tells Billy he better get out of town. Billy says he needs to talk to Tug. Billy tells Irma Tug's alive. Irma goes to Tug. He says he isn't interested in her any more. Slate tries to sell ""diamonds"" to Billy with Irma's help. Kitty tells Billy they are glass and Irma is in with Slate. Billy pulls Slate off theRead More
Annie tells Mom and Dad she's going fishin'. Phoebe Strunk and her four sons, Oliver, Casper, Hulett and Simsie ride up. They rob them and put them in their wagon and burn it. Matt and Quint are returning from hunting, and find the wagon and skeletons. Annie looks on then runs off. Annie gets to Sam's and Rosie's place. Ma and the missing links come to Dodge. The boys take notice of Annie. Sam and Rosie want to adopt Annie. The boys try to kidnap Annie. Matt tells them to get outta Dodge and stay out. Oliver follows Sam and finds out where they live. Ma and they boys come to Sam's. Ma rides off with Annie. The boys stay behind with Sam and Rose. Simsie takes Annie fishin'. Matt and Quint ride up to Ma's camp. Matt notices Annie's purse. Ma says one of her boys took it. Matt and Quint ride off. Matt tells Quint somethings not right we better ride by Sam's place. Matt finds Sam and Rose's bodies. Matt returns to Ma's camp. They're gone. Matt figures Ma's travelingRead More
Abe Blocker, an aging mountain man, tells Bud and Mary Groves to get off their homestead or die. Bud tells Matt. He goes looking. Abe shoots at Buck's hooves. Abe's wife and child died in childbirth. Matt tells Bud he talked to Abe to no avail. Joe tell Matt the Groves have been scalped. Matt finds big moccasin prints, and start trailing Abe. He sees him thrice but he disappears. Matt gives up and returns to Dodge. Quint says he's killed again, Jim Kelly and Pete Brice. Emmet's forming a posse. Gant says Joe Clark has been killed. Abe appears to the posse, and starts picking them off. Gant hits Abe. Matt tells Quint if he 's hit that bad no need to track him. Matt finds Abe in the cave near where his wife and child is buried. He dies trying to kill Matt.Read More
In Kansas City Senator McGovern wants to do away with marshalls west of the Mississippi. Matt tells him to come to Dodge to judge for himself. A journalist, Paul Hill says if a guy bluffs well enough no one will mess with him. Clay Tatum has never touched a gun. Hill bets Nick Heber $1000, Tatum can go to Dodge and pose as a gunfighter for two weeks and not get killed. Hill comes to Dodge and starts talking up the reputation of Clay. Clay comes into the Lomg Branch. Clay has been teaching himself how to shoot. Dan Binney says he hasn't seen any proof of Clay's abilities. Clay puts on a demonstration. Matt asks Hill what's your interest in Clay. Heber is thinking of calling off the bet. A guy tries to draw on Clay. Clay takes his gun and slugs him. The senator arrives in town. Heber pays $100 to a guy to goad Clay into a fight and kill him. The guy draws on Clay and a wild bullet hits the senator. Clay kills Heber's guy. Matt tells Clay to get out by morning. Matt goeRead More
The Comanches bring a white woman, a wagon and horses to sell to Brice, a white renegade. Colonel Pate wants Quint as a scout. He says when you go after the white renegades instead of the Comanches he would. The colonel's daughter Lavinia does not like Quint,even less when she hears he's half Comanche. Chester gets a letter from his brother Magnus. Quint agrees to ride shotgun for Sam Gordon, the driver on the morning stage. Lavinia's heading home to Dallas on it. Brice, Poole and McIver are going to hit the stage. Sam and two cowpokes are killed. Once dark Quint saddles two horses. Quint takes the two extra horses to draw fire. Livinia rides off. Quint catches up to her. Brice and McIver report back to Trask. All the renegades mount up. Chester tells Matt the stage never made it Oklahoma City. Quint trades the horses for indian ponies and the equipment for clothes and food. Colonel Pate is at the stage when Matt gets there. Quint and Lavinia are dresses as indians whRead More
Tim Finnegan and Sean O'Ryan have been feuding over Kathleen, a girl back in Ireland Tim's building a fence. Sean shoots Tim's hat off and says he is on his land. Sean sends Tim's wagon down the hill. Tim takes a few potshots at Sean. They're is a salt mine on thier property. Clay Bealton is scheming to get it. At the Long Branch Tim shoots Sean's beer out of his hand and says go for your rifle. Kitty shoots off a shotgun and Sam gets their rifles. Clay tells Elton Harris the land office guy to go home. Clay buys Sean a bottle. Clay goes to Tim and tells him Sean said Kathleen isn't the type of girl a man wants to marry. They brawl and it spills out onto the street. Clay's men each throw Tim and Sean a gun. Tim accidentily wounds Harris. Up in front of Judge Brookins Tim and Sean get $564 in fines and damages and are told they are responsible for each others lives. Sean fallen into a hole. Tim throws him a rope after first riding off. Harris brings Clay the land claimRead More
Dal Creed get's Pat Kane fired off his father's ranch. A cowpoke tries to get more than water from Lottie Foy. Her Pa runs him off. The cowpoke comes back and shoots Pa. Quint hears the shot and rides up. The cowpoke says he was just target shooting. Lottie forces her way out of the barn and says he murdered my Pa. Quint whups him. Lottie goes to work for Kitty. Pat Kane and Lottie strike up a friendship. Dal gets fresh with Lottie. Pat tells Dal to keep away from her. The nest day Dal's bothering Lottie. Pat and Dal scuffle. Matt tells Dal to stay away from Pat. Lottie is shot and dies. Matt tells the Major his son did it. Chester was a witness. At the trial Dal's found guilty. Pat's leaving town. Matt locks Dal up. The major tires to get a retrial or a pardon from the govenor, no luck. Matt takes Dal to Hays. Dal has been a sniveling caward. The major says he won't let his son die like a caward. Ben Carver the sheriff in Hays tells Dal the Major has fixed itRead More
Matt's bringing Ben Crown in for murder. They meet Quint who's been hunting. They ride up to Willa Devlin's whose buried four family members. Her dead husband Luther is on the porch. She faints, Quint carries her in. Willa takes a shine to Quint. Ben keeps telling Matt he's got the wrong man. Matt takes Willa an antelope but says he can't stay for supper. Willa comes onto Quint. Crown's not guilty someone else confessed. Ben asks Matt to send a telegram to the sheriff in Hays City saying he's not wanted. He has the chance to buy into the Nations Saloon there. Ben goes to Willa's and forces his way in. Nally, Willa's neighbor, tells Matt Quint roughed Willa up. Matt asks Willa who did it. At first she says Quint but the Crown. Matt goes to Hays City and tells Crown he's under arrest. They tussle. Ben's locked up. Matt tells Quint he got Crown.Read More
Aaron Locker proposes to Leah Brunson. Coley Fletcher, a buffalo hunter, who was bothering Leah at the Long Branch, busts Aaron's skull. Moss tells Matt, Coley left an hour ago. Coley's horse pulls up lame. He meets Jubal Tanner. He shoots him and takes his horse. Matt finds Jubal and takes him to Doc. Aaron died two hours after Matt left. Hobie, Aaron's brother, blames Leah for his death. Hobie tells Leah there is something at the farm Aaron got her. Hobie invites Leah in. Leah asks what did Aaron have for me. She says there isn't anything is there. Leah tries to leave she slaps him. Jubal was a guard at Andersonville. Hobie tells Leah he's gonna shoot her. Jubal comes up behind him and tells him to put the gun down. He doesn't, Jubal kills him. Jubal and Leah walk off together. Matt got Fletcher. Matt tells Tanner he's in the clear. Jubal's leaving to look at some homestead land. He tells Leah if you are still around when I get back I'd like to tell you about itRead More
Matt couldn't convince a jury Dave Engels didn't kill Lucy Furth. Matt is writing a letter to the govenor. Owen Pardee is telling Leroy he's gonna draw against Matt and tell him he killed Lucy to throw him off. Matt outdraws him. Leroy tells Matt Asa Janin killed Lucy abd he's in Valada, Texas. Matt sends a telegram to the govenor. Matt heads for Texas. Ward Macklin is following him. Ward rides into Matt's camp. He's a sheriff from Coorado. They bed down. In the morning they head south together. They come upon a wagon where two adults died of smallpox. They find a baby, who doesn't have the pox. They take the baby to the sheriff in Bromley, Texas Hank Colridge. Hank tells Matt don't wear your badge into Valada. Matt rides out alone. Matt gets in a tussle at the cantina with a Scotsman. Ward has followed Matt and help out. Ward tells Manalo, the bartender, to tell Asa Janin two friends of Owen and Leroy are here. Asa sits down. Matt has a gun on him under the table.Read More
In Wichita, Kansas Kyle Kelly gives Terry Lee the brush off. She was expecting a proposal. Six months later in Dodge, Kyle meets Avis Fisher. She's in her early thirties her husband Ab near fifty. Ab stays in town. Kyle follows Avis home. They smooch. Ab finds Kyle's kerchief, Avis explains it away. Ab asks Matt how can he kill a man for free. Matt says you can't. Ab tells Quint and Kyle he won't be going home until night. Kyle calls on Avis. Terry's one of Kitty's girls now. Kyle's talking to Terry. Luke Ryan comes in and Terry wants to go with him. Kyle objects. Luke decks him. Ab's going into Dodge. Kyle rides up to Luke's place and plugs him. Ab hears the shots. Luke tells Ab Kyle shot him. Ab won't tell Quint or Matt who shot Luke. He says he doesn't carry tales or informs on anyone. When Avis finds out it's Kyle she doesn't want Eb to tell. Kyle tells Avis Luke cheated him at cards, instead of the truth of fighting over Terry. He's says he shot Luke inRead More
Tobin shoots a guy that owes him money from a poker game. Elmo Sippy comes by but doesn't help. Elmo gets in a poker game with Tobin. Elmo owes Tobin $25 on the last pot. Elmo steals exactly $25 from Wib's cash drawer. Wib tells Matt he thinks Elmo took $25. Elmo robs a nester of $20, and warns him not to say anything. Elmo buys Emmett Calhoun a drink at the Smoky Hill Saloon in Elkader. The hotel clerk wants $2 extra for Emmett staying in Elmo's room. Elmo says there was a rat in it. The clerk goes to look. Elmo steals $10 from the desk. Matt asks the nester if he's seen Elmo. He says he ain't seen nobody. Elmo offers $50 for a horse. He pays for it with the butt of his gun killing Joe Parks the livery owner. The clerk says two strangers stayed at the hotel last night. The barkeep heard Elmo say he was going to the Smoky Hill River. Elmo shoots Hank Barr and gets $3 and a watch. Calhoun says he quits. Hank's not dead yet and kills Calhoun. Matt stops at the SaltRead More
Raleigh Wendt and Nate Guthrie are loading cattle carcasses onto a wagon. They don't notice a wolfer, Festus, watching them, right away. Festus stops by to see Sarah, Nate's daughter' then heads for Dodge. Charlie of the cattleman's association wants to hire Festus to clear the wolves out. Festus helps Sarah get the clothesline off the roof. Festus says he's going to camp down by the water. Nate tells Sarah he Festus comes by again lock yourself in the house. Nate tells Matt to get rid of Festus. Matt has a talk with Festus. Matt notices that Festus doesn't have many wolve skins compared to the number of missing cattle. Matt asks Nate where do you think all the meat is being sold. Wendt tells Sarah she's promised to him. Wendt forces his intentions on her. Festus intervenes, and fights with Wendt. Nate enters with a rifle. Nate plants cowhides by Festus' camp. Festus shoots a wolf. Sarah says you're so mean. She came to talk. Nate brings Matt to the hides he put at FeRead 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
Joe Bryan and Ed Polk split up after a bank heist. They plan to meet in Dodge later. Rod Cassidy rides off to look for land with water. He leaves his wife Clara and daughter Letty to look after the homestead. Ed is riding in. Clara tells Letty to hide. Ed demands whiskey. Clara grabs a rifle. Ed kills her. Letty runs until she's lost. Festus finds her and takes her home. They bury her Ma, then go to Dodge. Ed hears Rod say Letty saw the man and she is at Ma Smalley's. Ed tries to kidnap Letty, but she snuck out to see Festus. Ed tells Rod he should kidnap his daughter. Rod knocks out Festus. Ed takes a poker and beats the lump in Letty's bed, but she at Festus' again. Rod kills Bryan. Bryan wounds Rod. Ed tells Rod he killed his wife. Rod dies. Letty runs in front of Ed's horse with her kite. He's thrown and breaks his leg. Letty says that's him, he's the man who killed my Ma. Ed tries to shoot her. Matt shoots Ed. Ed tells Matt he killed Rod as he dies.Read More
Argus Asher offers $60 for Festus'pelts, he feel are worth $120. They settle on $75 minus $2 for the use of the tub Festus is bathing in. Festus asks Quint what's been going on between him and Festus' girl April. Old man Gripholder gave April a rocking Chair. Festus busts it to pieces. April runs from Festus. She hides down an alley. She looks in a window and sees Grody and Bender putting their boss Asher in a barrell. He has a knife in his back. April goes looking for Matt, who's out of town. Quint, April and Festus go to check on her story. There's nobody in the barrell just pelts. April stays in the jail for safety. Matt returns and April tells him about the murder. Bender tells Matt Asher left last night to trade with the indians. Grody left before dawn with the wagon. Matt tells Bender Asher better make it back for his sake. Festus is wrestling a bear inside. He figures you can't figure women out and you can't trust them. Matt says if you ship pelts in a barrellRead More
After fifteen years Henry Huckaby is tired of farming. A cavalry Lieutenant tells Henry they're looking for gunrunners. He says he has a crack squad including Johnnie Towers who can track and he's a boxer. Henry checks out the livery stable and blacksmith to make his fortune at. At the Long Branch he notices a gambler, Shell, who Matt has told to get out of town. Shell cheats, and demonstrates. Henry ask Shell to show him one trick. Henry gets winged by a gambler, Price. Jake a buffalo hunter picks a fight with Otto Gundlach, not knowing he's a prize fighter. Henry asks Otto if he can be his promoter. Henry aks the lieutenant if Johnnie Towers wants to fight Otto. The purse is $100. Price offers Otto $200 to throw the fight. Price takes all bets. Henry Obie is refereeing. Matt gets back and asks where is everyone. Kitty says at the fight. Matt says there's a law against prize fighting. Matt stops the fight in round 43. Obie declares the fight a draw. Matt fines HenrRead More
Warden Stark buys Cool Dawn from Bull Foot, her father. She jumps out of his wagon and asks Festus to save her. Festus tells Stark to move on. Festus tells Matt she stole his mule. Matt and Festus goes to Bull Foot's. Ruth is there. Cool Dawn hides at Bull Foot's urging. Bull Foot says Ruth ran away with Cool Dawn. He says Stark abducted her. Stark returns and shoots through the window. Matt takes Stark and Trainey, the boy traveling with him, in. Cool Dawn's upset Bull Foot sold her. Matt has nothing on Stark to hold him. Stark tells Trainey he's gonna deal with Bull Foot. Stark saved Trainey from a mob. Mel brings a telegram to Matt. Stark sneaks in to take Cool Dawn and shoots Bull Foot. Stark reminds Trainey, he Trainey killed 32 people. Festus finds Bull Foot and takes him to Doc. Festus gets Matt. Bull Foot says Stark and Trainey did it. Stark was the warden of a boys reformatory. Due to his negligence 30 boys, his wife and son died. Trainey says Cool DawnRead More
Jess and Jay Bartell, twins, have run the family feed and fuel business since Pa took sick. Nancy and Festus stop by the office, but Jess is busy with a guy in a tweed jacket who smokes a pipe. Later, Jess is working at the desk. The door opens. He's shot. The cashbox is ransacked. Sam Bartell has lost his wife, his health and now his son. Nancy is crying and runs to hug Jay. Jay tells Nancy I know you were going to marry Jess. Jay tells George Hoover no more credit. Sam tells Jay he's fought with three customers today. Jay is tired of being compared to Jess. Sam and Nancy tell Jay to forget about revenge. Jay says they just have to find the man. Jay's drinking regularly and heavily at the Long Branch. Jay's drunk and attacks Barney Cogswell. He's wearing a tweed jacket and smoking a pipe. Sam says Jess was the strong one and covered for Jay. Matt asks Sam if Jay knows anything about the stranger. Jess asked if he could buy a ranch and leave. The stranger returns.Read More
Quint has been seeing Susan Deglar for about a month. Cyrus, Susan's father comes in and bullwhips Quint. Festus stops him. Cyrus tells Matt he wants Quint to stay away from Susan. Her mom died twelve years ago. Quint meets Susan. Creed sees them and tells Cyrus. Cyrus is going to strike her with a buggy whip. She grabs the rifle from over the mantle. He leaves. Cyrus has sent for cousin Praylie to kill Quint. Matt suggests Praylie leaves town. Quint and Susan are going to elope, to Kansas City. Praylie tries to shoot Quint but can't get a clear shot. There's a keg of gun powder with a fuse into the hearth at Quint's shop. Festus smells the fuse. They see the keg and run. Quint and Festus come into the Long Branch. Praylie pulls a gun. Matt gets the drop on him. Matt tells him to be on the stage leaving in ten minutes. Susan's packing her bag. Praylie tells Cyrus he's leaving and that Quint bought to tickets to Kansas City. Praylie shoots the lock off of Cyrus' sRead More
Dan Collins is reputed to have shot four outlaws at Hackaberry Creek. Dan meets Lucy Benton and her crippled brother Carl. Lucy tells Dan not to come to her place. A cowboy coming out the Lady Gay bumps into Dan. He's ready for a showdown till he's told who Dan is. Wes Morgan offers Dan a job, killing if necessary. He offers him a hundred a month. Dan says he'll haave to think on it. Dan goes to Lucy's farm. She says I told you not to come out here. Carl says she just wants to be left alone. Lucy and Carl say Morgan is trying to run them off. Lucy asks Carl please let me tell him. Carl says no! Morgan interviews Hal Davis and hires him at $50 a month. Lucy talks to Dan in town, tells him to leave her alone. Lucy tells Doc Carl won't let me tell the truth. Doc's the only one that knows the whole truth. Dan's thinking of telling Lucy he's no hero. Davis and his partner are ready to shoot up Lucy's. Dan rides up to them. He says he's Dan Collins and the Bentons are hiRead More