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
Proffessor Eliot and his three boys, Park, Hug and Nate are hawking his elixir. Mollie Farnum and her father are waiting for the stage to Pueblo. The boys attack that stage dressed as indians. The driver and Molly are killed. Farnum sees a scar on Hug's right hand. The boys are drinking at the Long Branch. Farnum comes in and sees the scar. Outside Farnum gets clunked on the head. Eliot is stirring the town against the indians. Hug says he and the boys will take care of the indians for $600. The town offers $300. They go looking for indians. They shoot three and bring them into town. The boys rob a train of $10,000 in gold. Farnum tells Matt the stage was robbed by white men, as he dies. Matt looks in Eliot's wagon. Matt tries to turn Hug against Eliot. Hug wounds Nate. Nate kills Hug. Park says he's leaving. Eliot's wagon returns to Dodge. Eliot goes to dig the gold up. Matt catches him.Read 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
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
Ian McGovern, his mother, and son, David, immigrate from Scotland and find a nice plot of land just outside of Dodge. According to the land office they have a right to homestead it, but according to Ben Payson the land is his. When Ben appeals to Matt about it he's told that the land is public domain and, when it comes down to it, he'll have to stand on the side of the law. Ben is not pleased with this response. When Ben's daughter, Betsy's, horse throws her and she's nearly charged by a wild boar, David comes to her rescue. When Betsy gets home she finds her father less than appreciative. Soon Ben finds out that David and Betsy are sweet on each other. A fight takes place between the two fathers and Ben insists that if David continues to see Betsy he'll kill him. When Ben's ranch hands get back from delivering
his cattle to market he takes them with him to burn out the ""squatters,"" but Thad and Betsy ride for the marshal.Read More