James Arness as Marshal Matt Dillon
Matt intercedes on behalf of ex-con Cope Borden, when Rance Bradley accuses Cope of horse theft and attempts to lynch him. Cope is proven innocent of the charge, but later kills Bradley's nephew in a fair fight during a gambling dispute. Matt is caught in an awkward situation when he must defend the unsavory Cope against the decent people of Dodge.Read More
Hank Worth, son of wealthy rancher Jake Worth, is kidnapped and held for $20,000 ransome by three men. The kidnappers call on Doc to aid young Hank, who has been shot in the back while trying to escape. Unfortunately, Hank dies. The killers decide to let Doc go because he is the only doctor within 400 miles and they fear they might need his services some day. Before sparing his life and freeing him, however they force the reluctant Doc to give his word of honor that he will never reveal their identities.Read More
When returning to Dodge, Chester and Matt are confronted by Holly Hawtree, whose father is desperately ill with gangrene. His only hope for survival is amputation of the affected leg. Matt performs the surgery, but the gangrene has spread too far and the old man dies. Matt later discovers that the presumed accident leading to Mr. Hawtree's condition was actually caused by Ben Walling, who has his sights on Holly.Read More
Two outlaws seek an old prospector's hidden fortune. They drag him to try to get him to tell. Three weeks later he goes to see Matt. They go looking for the two in the bars. Kitty introduces Obie to Ella May. Obie and Ella have been gone two days, they've been honeymooning. Matt asks Obie how did Ella know about him being dragged and going to California. Matt and Chester go to see Ella, she won't let them in. Matt finds Obie in the barn. He syas Ella won't cook, clean or anything, till Obie gives her his gold. The two outlaws show up and get the drop an Matt. They try to hang Obie. One tries to shoot Matt. Ella stops him but is shot. Obie tells Matt where his gold is.Read More
Clay Young is trying to evict Josh Nolan. Josh tells Matt he paid Clay for the property. Clay denies it. Judge Mills say they go. Josh shoots at Matt. Chester pours a bag of sulfur done the chimney, and covers the chimney. In town Josh is fixing to shoot Clay. Clay admits he tore up the deed he told Josh he would record.Read More
Andy Travis shoots a guy. Matt tells him you're real good with the gun, but you have a choice either put in down and you will have to constantly prove yourself. Andy unarms and goes to work for Moss Grimmick. A guys looking to draw against Andy. They fist fight. Joe Kite tells Matt I might have to shoot a man. A bouny hunter tells Matt Andy has a $1000 on his head. Joe Kite shoots Andy. Kite says he killed Andy and wants the money. Matt says you didn't kill him I did. Kite says he wants the money. Matt and the townfolk run him out of town.Read More
A buffalo hunter, Jase Murdock, is warned by Ross the storekeeper to stay out of Indian Territory. Matt goes to see Ross to ask if he outfitted Murdock. Ross tells Matt you tangle with Murdock you're wish you hadn't. Matt goes to talk with Murdock's skinner, Golden Calf. Chester tells Matt Murdoch is gone. Matt goes after him. Murdock shoots at Matt. Golden Calf kills Murdock. His medicine was no longer good. Golden Calf is Murdock's son.Read More
Chester is embarrassed when his mountain man brother Magnus comes to town to visit. They hadn't seen each other in years and to prove that Magnus is uncivilized and doesn't belong in town, he takes him to the most important places to see how much Magnus doesn't know. Well, Magnus wins at cards, outdrinks Chester, talks to Kitty, and proves himself worthy of his brother's admiration. While all this is going on, a Christmas Eve dance is being planned by the girls at the Long Branch. Lucifer Jones nearly runs Kitty and the other girls down in the street and breaks the saloon up trying to keep the Christmas party from going on. He declares that Kitty is the wickedest of them all, leading men to temptation and sin. Why? Because she's the prettiest, of course.Read More
Doc is so angered by a traveling medicine man and his opium elixir that he wants to get a gun and shoot him. When a fellow comes to town trying to kill Professor Lute Bone because his father died drinking his elixir, Bone decides that it's time to give up the patent medicine busines.Read More
Victims won't testify against John Henry Jordan at his trial for robbing the stage. He's found innocent. Matt asks Vince a card sharp he reformed to clean out Jordan. Jordan rides off. Matt's going to follow, but Chester says Vince has been hurt bad. Jordan is having supper with the Bowens, two witnesses at his trial. Matt approches the house. Jordan hides. Matt tells the Bowens Jordan robbed and beat up Vince. Matt leaves. Jordan pulls a gun and demands their money. Jordan is ready to shoot them. Matt returns and shoots the lamp out. He wounds Jordan. Asked why he came back Matt states that's an awful lot of food for two people.Read More
Yorky, a white boy who was brought up by Arapahoes, is victimized by horse theives. Seeking revenge, he gets shot by Abe Brandt and his son who said that Yorky was trying to steal ""their"" horses. Yorky escapes and is treated by Matt. In the process, Matt become the target of the real horse theives.Read More
Troy Carver, an aging ex-lawman gets off the stage. Matt calls to him. Troy turns and almost shoots Matt. Matt tells Troy if someone is after you I'll help. Troy says mind your own business. Moss tells Matt Lee Polen has been hanging for several days. Lee says he's gonna kill Troy for killing his brother. Lee asks Matt to tell Troy he is in town and clear Front Street at 10:00 AM. Polen knows Troy is losing his sight. Matt sends Doc to find out just how bad his eyesight is. Doc says the only thing he can focus on quickly is a match. Matt tells Lee he's told Troy to leave. Doc tells Lee Troy's eyesight is fine. Lee goes looking for Troy. Troy goes out the back of the stable and faces off with Lee. Troy shoots the gun out of Lee's hand. Troy's wounded. Troy shot at the only thing he could see, the flash of Lee's gun.Read More
Belle Archer recognizes Jerry Shand and hides her face. Jerry has a grudge against Andy Cully, a paunchy hardware drummer. At the Long Branch Jerry is beating Andy up. Matt's ready to lock Jerry up. Andy bails him out. On the street Andy apologizes and offers Jerry $600. Jerry knows Andy is a murderer. Andy pulls a gun. Jerry shoots him. Belle sees it all from her window. Andy was really Bloody Bille Ashley one of Quantrill's raiders. He killed Jerry's father and carried his Ma from Lawrence, Kansas. Matt looks for Andy's gun. Matt tells Kitty they need a witness. They see Belle in her room. Belle says she didn't see anything. Belle watches from her window as they prepare for a hanging. Jerry says Quantrill took his girl Ellie and I haven't seen her since. Just then Matt brings in Belle (Ellie). She says Andy drew first. As Jerry rides past her window, he calls to Ellie. Belle says Ellie's gone, goodbye.Read More
Twenty-three soldiers died a the hands of the Comamches at Cold Creek. Will Bailey lost his brother. Will says Amos Cartwwright, the scout led them into an ambush. Matt tells Bailey let the cavalry handle it, and leave Amos alone. Amos comes into the Long Branch with a rifle to see Bailey. Matt escorts Amos out. Amos tells Bailey I'll see you later. Matt suggests Amos stay out at the fort for a couple of days. Amos says don't worry about me. Amos kills Bailey. Matt and Chester are out tracking Amos, so is an indian. Matt finds Amos. Amos married a Comanche and was respected and loved. She died in childbirth. Amos knew about the ambush and did nothing. An indian war party appears on the ridge, friends of Amos. Amos' wife's brother Buffalo Tongue rides down. Amos goes out to meet him. Buffalo Tongue kills him. The indians ride off.Read More
Doc is using the jail to quarantine people as they fall ill. The common thread between them seems to be that they all had a dinner meeting together, about the upcoming German festival, at Bendino's restaurant. Doc, at first, suspects some type of food poisoning as the culprit, but then discovers it's really Typhus. Leading citizen Mr. Matthews takes a few of his men over to Bendino's and beat him to death. Matt arrests Matthews and throws him in jail, much to Matthew's disdain with all the patients. When Mrs. Saur, a German resident living outside of Dodge, comes down with the disease Doc has to look elsewhere for the cause. He sets up an experiment that could cause him to come down with the disease himself, and possibly die!Read More
Big Lena Wave and her man, diminutive Emmett Fitzgood ride into Dodge to run a card game at the Long Branch. Chester accuses Emmett of cheating. Lena socks him. Lena uses a bottle on a guy. Matt's trying to figure out how to handle her. Lena kills Ed James, a buffalo hunter who made advances toward her. Matt takes her gun. Nate Bannister, Ed's partner, says he's sick of puny women taking advantage because they are weak and underbuilt. He says he's going to shoot Lena. Matt gives him a rifle butt accross the chops and locks him up. Lena wants to see who's wants to kill her. Nate calls Lena a lady. They agree to bury the hatchet over a glass of beer. Nate says gonna marry Lena. Emmett enters and shoots Nate with a derringer. Emmett and Lena have been married for ten years. Lena lost her head with the attention Nate was paying her, and requests to be allowed to stay with Emmett in jail.Read More
Cooter brings Mr. Ben Sissell, a gambler, a drink. A kid accuses Ben of dealing off the bottom of the deck, and draws. The third man at the table, Pate, shoots the kid. Matt asks Ben how long Pate has been working for him. Ben and Matt go to see Pate. Matt calls Ben a coward and tells Pate to get out of Dodge. Matt tells Ben the next time you make a mistake I'll see you hang. Cooter is packing a gun. Doc says Cooter was shot in the head and shouldn't be allowed to carry a gun. Ben hired Cooter. Ben tells Matt Cooter says he's gonna kill you, because he thinks you are going to take his gun away and lock him up. Cooter enters and tells Matt he's gonna kill him. Matt outdraws him. Cooter asks Ben did I do the joke good. Matt tells Cooter the joke's on you and me. Matt throws Ben out. Cooter puts a gun in Ben's back. Ben runs, Cooter cuts him down.Read More
Clem Maddow rides into Dodge. Doc tells Chester I'm gonna kill a man. Chester gets Matt. Doc's ready to shoot Clem, he won't say why. Clem says he won't defend himself. Matt tells Doc to put his Colt 36 away. Matt tells Clem to get outta Dodge. Matt can't find Doc. Clem is shot in the back and his brother George is hit on the head. Doc heard the shot and shows up. Doc digs a .45 caliber bullet out of Clem. George shot Clem. Doc says he doesn't hate Clem anymore. Doc loved a woman, she loved Clem. He left her after a miscarriage and never returned.Read More
Zach and Bulow, up with a cattle drive, are raising a ruckus. Matt wants Zach's gun. He won't give it up. Matt hits him. Bulow draws his gun. Matt kills him. Zach tells Matt Bulow's brother Howard will shoot you in the back. Matt sees a guy hiding in the shadows. It's not Howard, but Howard comes up and introduces himself. Matt locks Howard up. Will Jacklin, the trail boss, comes for Howard. Will says he has fourteen men down the street. Reisling, the hotel owner, tells Matt you have to set him free. Matt tells Chester to go get Howard. Matt tells Jacklin, his men and Howard to get outta Dodge. Howard reaffirms he is going to kill Matt. Ben Cherry, a friend of Chester's Pa, raised Chester. Reisling says he's going to ride out to the cattle drive camp and tell the men they're welcome in Dodge. Matt and Chester go to the Dodge House to see how he did. Howard shoots at Matt from upstairs. Matt kills Howard.Read More
Chester and Matt are out riding when they get shot at by a boy. His father says the Pawnee are on the warpath. Jonas tells Matt we have to protect our women and children. Matt wants to know how this scare got started. A grizzled old timer, Tewksbury, says he lived with the Pawnee, and they'll attack at dawn. Jonas and his bunch want a strategy meeting. Matt asked have you ever heard of indians announcing when they were going to attack. Matt tells them to go home. That night there's a fire at the Danver's rooming house, with Pawnee arrows around. Matt tells Chester to keep an eye on Tewksbury. Chester calls for Matt, Tewksbury has set a fire. Tewksbury says he set Danver's on fire and put the arrows there. Two cowboys died in the fire. Tewksbury daughter, Quiet One, says he tried to turn the indians against the whites, but couldn't. Tewksbury's Pawnee name is Lost Warrior, he wanted to die in battle. Quiet One gives Lost Warrior poison and takes his body home.Read More
Chester's drinking a lot at the Long Branch. A buffalo hunter, Nate takes his picture of a girl. Chester hits the hunter. Nate decks Chester. Chester has been sending the girl in the picture letters and she is coming to marry him. Chester sent her Matt's picture. Matt meets Ann Smithwright. She doesn't look like the picture Chester has. Matt takes Ann to Kitty. Chester comes in all duded up. Chester tells Ann she's too young and doesn't know what she's doing. Chester's going to take up farming. A Pinkerton agent, Brady, tells Matt Ann comes from one of the best families in Philadelphia. Her father is a judge. Matt tells Chester marrying Ann wouldn't be the right thing. Anne goes back to Philadelphia. Nate wants to take Brady out on the prairie and lose him, for breaking up Chester's engagement. Chester says he never should have learned to write.Read More
Augie Shart and Gene Tyler a couple of drunks try to hang Weed Pindle from Texas once they find he fought for the Union. Chester stops it. Chester get Weed to play his guitar and take up a collection. Tyler and Shart paint Rainbow, Weed's burro, and smash his guitar. Matt slaps Shart and Tyler and tells them you two are through in Dodge. Weed washes Rainbow and rides out. Tyler and Shart follow. The townfolk follow. Tyler and Shart lasso Weed. We see one guy hung. As the camera pulls back there's two. Matt aks everybody where they were. They all have alibis. Doc wonders if Shart and Tyler had time to enjoy it, the hanging they wanted.Read More
Doc tends Cara, who slashed her forearm, to make it look like a suicide attempt. She asks for Matt. They haven't seen each other in twelve years since Yuma. Cara wants to stay awhile. Kitty doesn't want to hear about Matt's old flame. She hires Cara. Sheriff Benson says a bank robber, Jack Tolliver, is heading toward Dodge. He says a scout, a woman, cases the town. He describes Cara. Matt catches Cara in a lie. Matt tells her he's going to Ellsworth on government buisness. She asks him to postpone it. Kitty tells Matt Cara wants $20. Matt tells Chester to follow Cara. She buys a ticket to St. Louie. Matt asks Cara are you leaving without saying goodbye. Cara says the ticket was for Tolliver. Matt and Chester run to get on the train. Just like Cara wanted. They get off at a ranch and ride back to Dodge. Matt and Chester are keeping watch at the Botkin Bank. Tolliver and a cohort enter the bank. The cohort is shot. Tolliver goes out and uses Cara as a shield. SheRead More
Peak Fletcher says his sister Sarah Amber stole a calf. She was set up. Matt tells Peak to take the calf and leave. Simon, Peak's son tells Matt Neal, Sarah's husband, is just rocking in the dark and Sarah's gone. Neal says he sent her back east and that he loved her. Chester finds Sarah under a blanket in the shed. Neal says he shot her. Matt locks him up. Peak wants to know when he hangs. Neal has been let out to eat. Simon says she lived in unrighteousness. Neal grabs a rifle and shoots Simon. Simon shoots Neal. Neal says Sarah gave up and died. He put a bullet in her after she died.Read More
On a stage heading for Dodge Sheriff Darcy has a heart attack while guarding a murderer, Blackie. Mrs. Randolph is looking for her son Whitey. Matt tells her he was shot by a deputy two years ago. Darcy brings the kid in to Matt. He shot the cashier in a bank robbery in Caldwell. Mrs. Randolph fawns over the kid. Tasca Sloan and his gang, who the kid rode with, ride into town. Matt takes the kid to the Dodge House. Randolph tries vainly to try to help the kid escape. In the morning Blackie breaks a window to let Tasca know where he is. Matt heads for the train with Blackie. Mrs. Randolph follows. Tasca shoots Blackie. Matt shoots Tasca. Matt's wounded. The rest of the gang bite the dust. Mrs. Randolph tells Matt she was wrong.Read More
Matt's getting his haircut. The barber tells about a couple of Texans he shaved, who talked about a crooked gambler they played in San Antonio, named Nick Search. Matt saved Nick's life. Nick arrives on the stage and goes to see Bill Pence, who runs the Long Branch, about setting up a poker game. Enoch Mills is the richest man in town. In poker if you win you're cheating and if you lose it serves you right. Mills heads into the Long Branch with $5000, Nick suggests they go upstairs. Matt wants to watch the game. Nick doesn't want him to. Matt tells Nick if you've got a straight flush you're through in Dodge. Nick goes for his gun. Matt shoots his hand. Doc tells Nick it will be stiff as a board for the rest of your life. Nick was seting Enoch up all week.Read More
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
Doc is sick and tired of working day and night and being paid off in promises. He wants to go to San Francisco. The stage comes in with the guard dead. The driver says is was three guys. One was Haeard Brant. The driver says they hit two of them. Matt, Chester and Doc go out to the Brants. Howard can't talk. Mrs. Brant says the other two were Jed Butler and Rod Blake. They dumped Howard and rode off. Doc says he has to stay with Howard. Cheester sees Mrs. Brant with a wagon and her husband's body in it. Doc was supposed to ride ahead to make arrangements with the undertaker. He never showed. Doc was captured by Jed and Rod. After a stand off and talking Matt gets Jed and Rod.Read More
Sam tells matt the Pawnees killed and scalped a family. Matt and Chester go to look. They meet Captain Starr. Matt says he'd like to tag along. They find a man, woman, boy and little girl shot and scalped. Matt remarks every family was killed in the open. Matt says it wasn't indians. It was whites who did it for horses and whatever they could find. Matt and Chester get some horses by and old shack and make a fire to draw the murderers. Lee Stapp rides in to scope out the situation and offers his services. Matt knocks him out and Chester ties him up. Matt says there are six men coming in. We're going to ambush them. Matt and Chester open fire. Jake yells uncle. They say what are you doing shooting innocents. Matt shows them the yellow ribbon tied around the braid of the little girl's doll he took off Stapp. Stapp took it as a sourvenir. Jake told everyone to take nothing.Read More
Matt talks to a wounded man who was shot with a bullet meant for him. The wounded man says Stone shot him, Matt tells Chester that he knew Stone a while back and is worried that he will be shot next, Chester tells Matt that the Danch left before dawn.
Matt learns that Danch was hired to kill Matt for Stone.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
Kitty's been riding in her riding skirt. Hoffer says he's gonna kill Zach Ritter. Matt tries to take Hoffer's gun, as Zach enters. Matt gets winged. Zach doesn't want to press charges. Matt turns Hoffer lose. Bates tells Matt Zach's been shot and Hoffer did it. Hoffer is dying in front of his house. He tells Matt Sam Baxter shot him. Hoffer says he didn't shoot Zach. Matt arrests Sam, the killing doesn't stop.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
Hank Groat bothers Kitty. Chester comes to her rescue. Ann Cabot arrives from Connecticut to marry Jack Shomer. Matt, Chester and Doc go to see Jack. He's drunk in his shack as usual. They sober him up. Jack says he can't face Ann. Jack says the land beat him. He can't face people anymore. Matt tells Ann, Jack is a horse trader and he is up north. Hank Groat bothers Ann. Matt tells Groat to leave all the ladies alone. Kitty tells Matt he can't find Ann. They find Ann unconcious on the ground outside of Ma Smalley's. All Doc can find is a bruise on her cheek. Jack says he can't face Ann. He's going away. Ann slapped Groat. He hit her. Jack takes a shotgun from Matt's office and finds Groat in the Long Branch. He puts the shotgun down. They tussle. Matt stops it. Matt arrests Groat. Jack goes to get a drink. Matt tells Doc it just wasn't there.Read More
Chester is drinking at the Long Branch and gets into an argument with a gambler over a girl. When the marshall breaks it up he tells Chester to bring the man to jail. On the way there the man is killed and everyone thinks Chester did it. Matt has to prove Chester is innocent.Read More
Dodge City meets a Photographer who shows the residents how a camera works. Jacoby wants to take pictures of how the Wild West looks. When Matt learns someone died he thinks the photographer may have hired someone to kill Grubby for a picture of the west.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
Philip Locke is looking for Laura Simmons, but she doesn't want him to know where she works. Laura tells Matt she and Philip were to wed she asks Matt not to say anything about her job.
Philip warns Matt that he will be killed if he doesn't tell the truth. Laura decides to meet Philip at the bar, Philip wants to take Laura away from The Long Branch she doesn't want to leave putting the Barkeeps life in danger.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
When a man is murdered on a stagecoach, the stagecoach driver thinks that there might some connection between the stagecoach station manager (Jesse Daggett) and the stagecoach robber (Nate Pilcher). The stagecoach driver asks Matt and Chester to look into this situation for any possible information
Matt and Chester ride out to the stagecoach station. Upon their arrival, Matt finds the stagecoach manager uncooperative and elusive in responding to Matt's investigation.
When another group of stagecoach passengers is murdered, Matt makes one last plea to Jesse Dagget to reveal any information about this situation. Dagget remains unresponsive.
Matt and Chester later find Jesse Dagget seriously wounded on the prairie. While Dagget is dying, Daggett finally tells Matt that he Nate Pilcher had shot him and also tells Matt that he and Nate Pilcher had known one another in the past. He tells Matt that Pilcher had been gunning for Dagget for many years
When Matt actually hears the story of whRead More
When a young couple dies of the fever out on the prairie , Doc, Matt and Chester bring the couple's young baby into Dodge to find a good home for the young baby. Matt turns the baby over to Ma Smalley for temporary care until adoptive parents can be found.Ma Smalley determines that another woman, Mrs. Nadler might make a good Mother for the orphaned child; however, Matt determines that Mrs. Nadler's husband is a cattle rustler, thus causing Ma Smalley to change her mind about letting Mrs. Nadler have the young baby!
Matt confronts the cattle rustler, Joe Nadler, in the Long Branch; Matt is forced to kill Joe Nadler in a gun fight. After Ma Smalley hears the news that Joe Nadler has been killed by Mat in a gunfight, she changes her mind and gives full approval in letting Joe Nadler's wife have the baby as her own child.Read More
Ollie Ridgers is a free spirited man who hates towns and lives free on the prairie. His friend Jim Branch convinces Ollie to go into Dodge for a good time at Miss Kitty's saloon.
While Ollie is in town, two men kill Ollie's hogs and mule. Ollie goes after the two men thus killing one of the men.
Matt is forced to arrest his good friend Ollie for killing one of the men.
After Ollie has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to a long prison term, Ollie's friend, (Jim Branch) kills Ollie to spare Ollie from the cruelty of being being incarcerated for the rest of his life.Read More
Hattie throws in with two men to kill her husband and then sell his ranch for the money. Yorky Kelley sees the men ride off with his father and trails them till his horse breaks a leg. On the prarie Yorky finds Marshall Dillon and asks for his help finding his Pa.Read More
Nat Seiber and Polly Troyman are to be married.
When Polly's younger Brother finds out that Nat had visited another woman (Beulah)late one evening at her house, Polly's Brother (Henry Troyman) thinks that Nat has dishonored his Sister Polly and promises to stop the wedding anyway he can.
When Nat is shot on his wedding day, everyone thinks Polly's Brother committed the shooting.
After Matt and Chester do an investigation, Matt comes to another conclusion about the shooting of Nat Seiber.Read More
After a young man is shot in the back, people think it was young Fly Hoyt. Holly Fanshaw was the only person who saw the murder happen and she tells Matt that Fly Hoyt committed the murder
The Older Brother (Joe Thorp)vows revenge for the murder of his Brother.
After Holly gives this information to Matt, Matt and Chester set off to bring in Fly Hoyt for murder.
After Matt talks to Fly Hoyt, Matt thinks that Fly did not commit the murder and attempts to prove Fly's innocence.
Fly gets into this deeper when Holly is shot. Hoyt claims someone shot Holly and the person who shot Holly also knocked Hoyt in the head from behind. Kitty thinks Hoyt is the murderer and can not understand why Matt is supportive of Hoyt.
Matt's lawman's instincts and experience determine that Hoyt did not commit these murders.
Matt's investigation finally brings him back to Joe Thorp again.Read More
When renegade Pawnee Indians attack some local ranchers, Matt and Major Evans think that white gunrunners supplied the Renegades the rifles.
Matt, Chester and Indian scout Tobeel, go the scene of the massacre to pick up the trail of the renegades in the hopes that the Indians will lead them to the camp of the gunrunners.
One thing that the gunrunners were not counting on was that the riffles that were sold to the renegades were an outdated Henry 44. Matt thinks that once the Indian renegades find out that they have been cheated and have purchased outdated rifles that no longer have the ammunition in supply, the Indians will go after the gunsmugglers. The Indians do take out revenge on one of the Gunsmugglers, but the other man tries to flee.
With the information supplied by a cowboy on the prairie, Matt finally arrives in the camp of the remaining gumsmuggler to confront the man.Read More
When Matt is forced to serve an eviction notice on farmer Brandon Teek, Matt tries every way he can to help the farmer.
Matt tries to speak with Judge Rambeau in the hope the Judge will stop the eviction process in the proper legal manner.
When the Judge refuses to stop the court order eviction of Brandon Teek, Matt refuses to serve the eviction.
The Judge hires another man to evict Teek, but the man finds the job of evicting Brandon Teek harder than he ever thought it would be.
The man hired to evict Brandon Teek meets resistance from Brandon Teek and a scuffle ensues. Brandon's pregnant wife, Sarah Teek, is injured in the scuffle and loses her child because of the injuries suffered.Read More
Shell Tucker is normally a friendly and peaceful sort of a man.
When Shell Tucker's wife swallows a nail, Shell's son (Rufe Tucker) sends for Doc Adams; however, Doc is unable to save Mrs. Tucker from this illness.
Since Matt knows that Shell Tucker dislikes Doctors, Matt thinks Shell might try and take the death of his wife out on Doc Adams..
When Doc is shot at on the streets of Dodge, Matt, Chester and Doc ride out to Shell Tucker's farm to talk with Shell.
Upon their arrival, they all notice that Shell's horse appears to have a broken leg. Doc believes that it is just a small fracture in the horse's leg and with the placement of a cast, the horse can be saved from being destroyed.
Matt tells Shell that he will be arrested for attempted murder unless he agrees to let Doc treat the horse.
Several weeks pass when Shell rides into Dodge and confronts Chester. Chester tells Matt and Doc that Shell might be out to get Doc Adams, but when Matt finally confronts Shell Tucker, he finds outRead More
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
An old friend of the family comes to Dodge looking for Kitty, but when he finds out she's a saloon owner, he's dismayed. Intent on defending her honor wherever she is insulted, he nearly gets himself killed. Kitty finally tells him that she has no honor, and he keeps making a fool out of himself thinking otherwise. It sends him away and saves his life at the same time.Read More
While Chester is teaching Miss Kitty guitar playing and singing technics, the cowpokes at the Long Branch are making quite a fuss over Frog mouth Kate.
Kate has a fondness for a younger man almost half her age (Billy Daunt). Billy does not share the same feelings for Kate and runs away much to the delight to the Long Branch barflies.
Late that night, Chester wakes Matt in the middle of the night to tell Matt that Kate had been shot at Ma Torvet's boarding house.
Ma Torvet tells Matt that Billy was the one who shot Kate. Ma also believes that Billy shot Kate because Kate kept some money stashed away under her bed.
Matt and Chester search the countryside for Billy Daunt.
While Matt and Chester are conducting their search, they discover the wife of a destitute farmer who claims Billy killed her husband and tortured a very old man.
Matt and Chester finally overtake a desperate Billy Daunt and transport Billy back to Dodge.
Shortly after their arrival in Dodge, Matt finds out some more troRead More
When another Doctor shows up in Dodge promising lower Doctor's fees and miracle cures, Doc gets angry and and many Dodge citizens think Doc Adamas has quit as Dodge's doctor.
When Doc comes up missing, Matt looks for Doc and finds him fishing outside of Dodge. Doc tells Matt that he thinks the new Doctor is nothing but a quack.
Doc Adamas believes the new Doctor is a quack.
Doc's beliefs are later proven to be true when the new Doctor's medical treatments amost kill a young boy.Read More
When a Buffalo hunter dies from injuries from burning led, Matt and Doc think that their boss (Jim Gatluf) might have had something to do with the man's dying.
After Matt speaks with one of Gatluf's employees about the killing of the Buffalo skinner, Matt is convinced that Gatluff murdered the man.
Soon after, Chester informs Matt that another Buffalo skinner had been murdered.
Since Matt is now convinced without any doubt that Guttliff committed these murders, Matt and Chester set off to bring Gattluff in for murder.
While Matt and Chester are searching for Gatluff out on the prairie, they run into a buying agent who tells Matt that he had recently done business with Gatluff. The agent also informs Matt where Gatluff's is.
When Matt and Chester ride into Gutluff's camp, they discover another one of Gutluff's men who has been attacked by Guttluf with a knife.
Matt and Chester finally find Guttluff's camp, but soon discover some more troubling information about this case.Read More
After Miss Kitty is injured from falling from a horse, Matt seeks help from some poor farmers.Matt determines early on that the Farmer (Raff Juson) , his wife and son are strange people that will probably not offer any assistance in helping Miss Kitty
When the Farmer refuses to help Matt and Kitty, Matt forces Raff Judson's son (Lootie) to go into Dodge to get Doc Adams.
When Lootie does not return from Dodge with Doc, Matt sends the Farmer (Raff Judsin) to search for them.
Lootie eventually returns from Dodge, but returns without Doc. Insted of helping Miss KItty, Lootie has plans to run off with Miss Kitty
When Matt fails to persuade Lootie to do what is right for Miss Kitty, Matt is forced to confront a hostile Lootie Judson.Read More
When a crazy man and his two songs whip a cowboy with a bullwhip almost killing the cowboy, Matt rescues the cowboy from the severe whipping.
When Matt asks Chester to untie the cowboy, the man makes threats to punish Chester for his sinful ways.
As Chester is walking home from the Long Branch, the man and his two songs kidnap Chester.
They bring Chester to their camp to stand trial in a Kangaroo court.
Since they think Chester interfered with the with the whipping of the cowboy, they plan to cut off Chester's hand.
One of the crazy man's sons starts to feel some compassion for Chester and attempts to save Chester from this punishment.
Just as the crazy man is about to hit Chester with an ax, the man is shot down.
Chester is surprised when he learns who saved him.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
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
When Jonas accuses Clint Dodie of robbing his store, Matt and Chester set out in the bitter cold go to Clint's farm to make an arrest.
Once they arrive at Clint's farm, instead of making an arrest, Matt and Chester wind up doing most of Clint's farm chores.
Doc later arrives at Clint's house and when he sees what Matt and Chester have been doing the last 24 hours at the Dodie farm, he finds all of this amusing.
Doc informs Matt and Chester of what really happened at Jonas's store..Read 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
A southern belle named Colleen comes to Dodge and charms her way through Dodge. Kitty is not by the woman. She leaves Mat and Doc at Delmonicos in the middle of dinner, and the reason she gives is she's not going to them"" Moon"" over Colleen.
Chester and Bull compete for her affection by bringing food to her house. Bull gives her a deed to a house for her to live in.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
After Sam Lackett physically beats his wife on the streets of Dodge, Matt and Doc try to persuade Mrs. Lackett to prefer charges on her husband, but she refuses to so.
When Mrs. Lackett comes into Doc's office suffering from a beating she received from her husband, Matt decides to go after Sam Hackett.
After the Judge finds Hackett guilty of several minor crimes, he sentences Hacket to 50 dollars or 50 days in Dodge City's jail.
Mrs. Hackett comes up with the 50 dollars for Hacket's fine, Matt reluctantly releases Hacket from the jail;however, once Hackett is free from jail, Mrs. Hacket learns that Hackett has not changed his ways one bit. He still threatens to bully and beat Mrs. Hackett.
When Sam Hackett attempts to beat his wife again, she pulls a gun and kills her husband.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
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
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
Gus Mather comes into Dodge and throws a big wake for a man named Orson Boggs
Doc and Chester are suspicious of this whole wake situation, but Chester and Doc attend the wake nonetheless and partake of the free drinks.
When Matt comes back to Dodge from his business trip, Chester informs Matt on what has been going on . Matt also thinks something strange is going on as well.
Matt and Chester are so suspicious of Gus Mather's story about Orson Boggs, they decide to do an investigation on all of this.
While Matt and Chester are doing an investigation, they run into a man on the prairie. He tells them that he knows of a Orson Boggs, but has never heard of Gus Mather. He tells Matt that Orson Boggs lived in the Red Bank area of the prairie.
Matt and Chester find Orson Bogg's farm. They discover Bogg's wife at the farm. Mrs. Boggs tells Matt that her husband is certainly not dead and that this story that Gus Mather is telling in Dodge about Orson being dead is false.
Mrs Boggs come to DodgeRead More
When 2 outlaws shoot and kill a storekeeper and his young employee, Matt sets out on to the prairie to find the killers.
When one of the killers (Red Lime) dies from a gunshot wound from Marshall Dillon's gun, the other outlaw (Joe Lime) vows revenge on Matt Dillon for killing his Brother
When Matt returns back to Dodge without the men and with a fever, Doc gives Matt something to help him rest and fight the fever.
While Matt is resting, Chester cleans Matt's gun. Chester removes all of the bullets from the chambers, but before Chester can put the bullets back into Matt's gun, Chester gets a message that Doc wants to see Chester in the Doctor's office
While Chester is up in Doc's office, the other killer rides back into Dodge wanting revenge for Matt killing his Brother. He tells Carl the stable man that he plans to kill Matt.
Carl the stable man tells Miss Kitty that the outlaw Joe Lime was now in Dodge and is gunning for Matt. Miss Kitty awakens Matt from a state of fever to warnRead More
Matt runs into Perce McCall on the prairie and they decide to camp together. Three outlaws, who think Matt's been tracking them, show up and try to kill him. Even though Perce knows them, he sides with Matt and all three outlaws are killed. Matt is beholdin' to Perce for saving his life. Perce explains that he knew the outlaws from the past when he used to rob stages. He got caught, paid the price, and is now heading to Dodge to do a little gambling and have some fun. The trouble starts when Perce meets Ida Poe, one of Kitty's girls, and decides to go after her. Hank Seeber, who considers Ida his girl, takes exception. Ida's dark side appears when she tells Perce she needs a man that can ""make his own luck,"" (cheat at cards) and provide a financially secure future for her. She's unimpressed with his job at the
stock pens and shames him into searching for a better way. Soon after Perce leaves Dodge it's reported that the stage was held up on the road to Wichita.Read More
Frank Cassidy is a thief and murderer that stops at Beulah Parker's farm for water. When he finds that she's unmarried and owns the farm he begins to work his way into her good graces. When her brother, Leroy, shows up and Cassidy realizes that she's not the sole owner of the farm he leaves and goes into Dodge. When Beulah goes into Dodge, Jake Welch and Henry Head, two drifters, get into a scuffle with her on the street, which Matt breaks up. Believing that Cassidy would have married her if Leroy hadn't ruined it, Beulah hires Jake and Henry to murder her brother. After they do, Cassidy once again shows interest in Beulah and they decide to marry. Matt realizes that Cassidy only wants to marry Beulah so he can sell her farm and run off. Trying to reason with Beulah about it is fruitless; therefore, Matt gets a court injunction to stop (or at least postpone) the wedding. Beulah then hires Jake and Henry to murder Matt. Not a good idea.Read More
Kitty is the mystery woman of the day. She rides off in the night undercover and picks up a young boy. She doesn't want to tell Matt or Doc who he is and why she is takes off in the night. When she leaves for a few days with a wagon filled with enough supplies for a whole family, the guys start wondering who that boy really was...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
Shanks is evicted from his rented ranch, loses his cattle and wife to another man. He goes to Colorado to pan for gold. He meets up with Buddy Ebsen, he convinces him to return to Dodge. They come into town with three heavy sacks of ""gold"", actually sand. They deposit them in the bank. Those that took his ranch and cattle fall all over themselves to return them. Shanks tries to throw them out of his house, but he has a heart attack and dies. Shanks willed everything to Ebsen. He doesn't want it, and signs it over to Matt, and tells him to give back after they have learned their lesson.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
Widower Hardy Tate lost his wife over a year earlier and feels he's got a ""lot of livin' to do yet."" But his son, Cully, is having trouble getting over it and reluctantly reconciles to the fact that his dad is considering remarrying. When Hardy returns from doing business down in the Indian nations and comes back with Natacea, a young, and incredibly beautiful, Indian bride Cully has a difficult time accepting it. Many of Cully's acquaintances in town can't accept it either, resulting in a bully named Bill Craig beating him up. Matt tries to reason with Cully and deter him from wearing a gun and squaring things with Craig. Matt talks Hardy into marrying his new bride in a church in Dodge to allay some of the hostility, but Cully refuses to attend. Hardy tells Cully he can't tolerate his attitude any longer and invites him to get out on his own. Soon the underlying truth comes out; Cully wants Natacea to run off with him. Hardy catches Cully forcing himself on her, a struggle ensues betRead More
Chester smitten by love takes up farming, to provide for his betrothed. His soil is miserable and the shack he lives in collapses. He builds a dugout that Daisy, his intended, hates. Chester awakens to two feet of water in the dugout. Chester and Daisy go into the water selling business. Chester needs a new pump. He goes to the bank to get money from their account. He is told Daisy drew out all the money. Doc tells Chester he saw Daisy getting on the stage last night.Read More
To escape her poverty and abusive, drunken faher, 17 year old Milly Glover decides to look for ahusband. After three humiliating attempts, she decides to pay back the men. One she lets his horses loose and burns his haystack. Another he cuts his harnesses and burns his chair. Each man blames the other and they shoot each other. Her father goes to the third man to convince him to marry Milly. They fight and he mortally wounds him. Milly and her little brother are going to be adopted by the widow Hawkins. Molly tells Matt she has some things to own up to after while.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
Doc is awakened in the middle of the night, chlorophormed, kidnapped and taken to an outlaw camp. Clint and Augie are bank robbers who have recently hooked up with Pitt Campbell and his friend Randy. Their plans for an upcoming bank job are foiled when Randy breaks a leg. Before Doc wakes up the next morning Pitt tells Clint and Augie to go on with their plans and to forget about him and Randy. Clint's not happy about it, but agrees and instructs Pitt to ""take care of Doc"" when he's done with him. When Doc awakens he finds a rather professional job of setting and splinting Randy's leg has been performed by Pitt. Doc gives Pitt some final instructions on caring for Randy and then heads back for Dodge. The following day Clint and Augie rob the bank in Meade, Kansas, killing
three people. After getting Randy back home for proper care, Pitt goes to Dodge and asks Doc if he'll teach him medicine. After some debate Doc agrees. Soon they are spending day and night ""reaRead More
Nina Sharkey has been miserable everyday she's been married to Lee, who only married her to get her father's money. They have received none of it. Lee says he is leaving for two weeks and has hired Jim Garza to look after the place. Lee has paid him $250, so when Lee gets back, Jim will say he and Nina have been fooling around. Then Lee will go to Nina's father and demand money to prevent a scandal. However, Jim falls in love with Nina and they want to marry, once she is divorced. Lee hires Harry Blucher to kill Jim. He does. Matt kills Harry. Nina kills Lee. Matt tells Nina she needs to come into Dodge with him. She says she can't, she has too many things to pack before Jim comes to pick her up.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
Lacey Parcher sneaks out into the barn to meet Jess. Her father tells Jess don't come around here no more. He comes back to talk and gets run off again. Mrs. Parcher and Lacey come see Matt. Lacey says she killed Cyrus because he wouldn't let her marry Jess. Jess takes up with Bessie an old flame. Lacey's is being held and Ma Smalley's. Lacey gets Ma's revolver and makes her tell about Jess and Bessie. She ties Ma up and goes after Jess. She goes up to Bessie's room, Jess is there, he tells her I had to kill your father he came at me with a pitchfork. We agreed you would take the blame, because they don't hang women. She kills Jess. Matt comes Lacey asks you never heard of them hanging a woman.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
At the square dance Miss Kate Tassel gives up waiting for Bud Bones and goes dancing with Hank. Bud shows up and gets in a fight with Hank. Matt breaks it up. Bud tells Kate if I can't come callin' no one can. Billy Joe comes callin'. Bud throws Billy Joe and Kate in the trough. George Wannamaker comes callin'. Bud ties him up and sends him into town on an old cow. Kate tells Matt she is through with Bud. Bud spanks Kate in the middle of town. Matt tells them to stay away from one another until they cool off. She invites Matt to dinner he declines. She invites Chester to dinner and to teach her to play the guitar. Kate says she is going to San Francisco to play guitar in public. Bud tells her she shouldn't go, she tosses him out. Bud joins the army. In a fight with indians he tells the lieutenant to give him 50 cartridges. He puts the powder in a canteen. He gets shot, but throws the canteen. It explodes, the soldiers charge and win. Kate tells Chester she is going toRead More
Grant Hatcher hires Lute Willis to kill Matt. Lute meets Fanny Fields and sets his hat for her. Lute takes a bottle of whiskey up to Hank Browder, another professional gunman. Lute meets Fanny at the store again and they arrange to meet that night. They meet and kiss,Lute says he is in love with her. Fanny senses something is wrong. Lute wants her to go away with him. Lute tells Fanny he is a hired killer, but he will do it no more. Lute tries to get Browder to kill Matt. Browder says he will do it. Browder shoots thru the office window and wings Chester. Hatcher rides in. Matt gets him to tell that he hired Lute. Matt says you're going to jail. Hatcher draws Matt plugs him. Matt arrests Lute and Browder sees it. Browder comes to the jail window. Lute tells him to tell Fanny she has to be his alibi. Browder follows Fanny out of town and kills her. Doc and Kitty see Fanny's buggy. Browder tells Lute Fanny agrees. Matt finds Fanny. Matt tells Lute Fanny was killed andRead More
Chester is taken prisoner by Comancheros. He shot one and is to die at dawn. Kisla, the leader's wife, helps Chester and Chavela, her rival to escape. Solis kills Garver and takes over, and tells his men to split up to find Chester. One, Ab Rankin catches up to them. Chester strangles him, but gets clunked on the head in the process. Solis and four of his men find them. Chavela has taken Chester's gun and gets the drop on Solis. Chavela acts like she wants Chester to die, and agrees to marry Solis. They forgot about Rankins's horse. Chester falls off the horse. Matt finds him. Matt convinces Chester Chavela was helping him. She slipped her good luck medal into his shirt pocket.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
Married Oren Conrad is seeing bar girl Pearl. Hank Ives wants some of Pearl's time. Oren draws his gun, Matt shoots him. Oren's wife Cornelia vows revenge. She tries to hire Pete Wellman to Kill Matt. He declines, but knows who might. Jim BLake also says no. She says she will exact an eye for an eye herself. She tries to shoot Matt's woman, Kitty, but Matt stops her. Ben Hardin has a score to settle with Matt. Ben sparks Cornelia. She tells Ben she must punish Matt to be free. She tells Ben she loves him. Ben says he'll set her free. Matt goes to meet Ben at Indian Wells. Cornelia realizes she really is in love, and rides out to stop Ben. Ben gets the drop on Matt. Matt convinces him to holster his gun and make it a fair fight. Matt kills him, he dies in Cornelia's arms.Read More
Mattie Arthur arrives on the stagecoach. She is the wife of Captain Frank Arthur, killed by the Kiowa four months ago. Corporal Johnny Jennings was the only survivor of the battle. She has come to find her husband, who she thinks may be a prisoner. She wants him or his body. Colonel Ebert can't help due to the treaty. Matt tells her he agrees with the colonel. She offers a reward to anyone bringing her husband back dead or alive. Jennings says the captain was run through with a lance. A wolfer, Emil Peck, agrees to take her to Lands Creek, the site of the battle. The Hotel clerk tells Matt, Mattie skipped out. Colonel Ebert won't send troopers. Matt asks for Jennings who goes. Peck is ready to ax Mattie. Matt saves the day. She pulls a ""gun"" on Matt. A large number of Kiowa appear. Little Bear takes them to Lands Creek. The Kiowa have given Arthur an indian burial wrapped in a chief's blanket. All Mattie has wanted all along is proof of his death for the will and insurRead More
In a stage hold up by four men, Downey shoots the driver, against the plans of Silva who watches from a hill. Silva says thy're heading 200 miles south to Dodge. Silva leaves Downey out in the middle of no where with no boots, gun or horse. Henry Squires and his grandson Little Bit are going to St. Joe to pick a prize hereford and two heifers. On the train ride back to Dodge, two of holdup guys, Kearny and Wade get into the car with Henry and the cattle. In a gunfight Henry kills Kearny and wings Wade who jumps off. Silva sees the cattle in town and talks to Henry, who tells him they're leaving at first light. Silva and Dodd are going to hold up the Dodge House. Polk and Wade are to steal the cattle. Polk figures he's been double crossed. Wade shoots at Little Bit. Little Bit shoots at the hooves of Wade's horse. Wade is thrown and hits his head on a rock. Henry tells Matt he remembers Wade saying there are others in Dodge that have bigger things to do. Silva and Rudd rob tRead 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
Lily asks her Pa, Billy Baskin where he's been. They have a good crowd for Faro in Joseph City, Missouri. Johnny Cole tries to get Lily to sit with him. She won't. Cole catches Billy cheating, Cole kills Billy in self defense, while Lily is upstair. She is told Johnny Cole killed her father. The sheriff tells Cole to get out of town. Lily goes to Dodge and asks Kitty if she can deal Faro for her. Kitty agrees. Lily runs a cheater off. Drunken Champ Larkin, an aging bare knuckle fighter, says Lily is her girl. Matt tells him to go home and sober up. He comes back later to apologize. Cole addresses Lily saying they met about a year ago. Champ warns Cole to stay away from Lily. Cole asks Lily to go on a picnic. Lily has Sam take a note to Champ. Cole tells Lily he loves her and he wants to make it up to her, for killing her Pa. Champ shows up to fight. He knocks Cole out. Champ comes at Lily. She kills him and lays Cole's gun near Champ. Matt comes. Cole says he killRead 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
Cale rides up to a farm, no one is around. He puts his horse in the barn and goes to sleep in the hay. Sterret, the fired hired hand returns to steal Nick's, the owner, horses. Nick and Sterret trade bullets. Nick is hit and falls into the barn. He thinks Cale is with Sterret and shoots him. Cale follows Sterret who shoots him. Matt runs across Cale and takes him to Doc. Nick's son. Will dug the bullet out of Nick. Cale leaves Doc's. Hank Miller finds him in the hayloft of the livery stable. Sterret brings his horse into the livery. Cale recognizes him, and straps on his gun. Will and Nick come to see Matt. Matt finds Hank tied up. Hank says he took his horse and rode off with Sterret. Cale takes Sterret to Nick's barn. Cale is going to shoot Sterret to avenge Nick who he thinks is dead. Nick comes in, Sterret tries to get his rifle. Cale shoots Sterret.Read More
Chester is leaving to visit his cousin Thurlow. In Kalvesta, Simeon brings a Cheyene indian tied up into Adam's general store. Later it is heard the Indian escaped. Callie goes to get water. The Indian appears and asks for help. Callie tells him to hide till morning. Adam and his son Frank go to town. Callie gahers some things and goes looking for the Indian. Chester stops by for water and grain. He shoots the Indian who was trying to steal a horse and escape. Callie tells Chester he has to help him. He digs the bullet out. Callie finds them. She tells Chester we can't let him die. They see Pa coming, Callie and the Indian hide. She sends Chester to town for medical supplies. Chester takes the Indian to a nearby shack. Callie syas she wants to stay with the Indian always. The Indian pulls a rifle on them and takes Chester's horse. Callie pleads to go with him. He rides off. Chester goes to catch a stage.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
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
Seventeen year old Dodie flees the brutality of Floyd and Addie Bag at the Pleasant Valley Orphanage. In a struggle for the keys, Dodie knocks Addie out. Doc's returning from delivering a baby. Dodie hitches a ride. In Dodge Whip Puckett comes on to Dodie. Ky gets in a fight to stop him. She goes into the Oasis saloon and tells the bartender she would like to taste whiskey. Two cowpokes oblige, but wind up in a fist fight over her. Dodie runs up a 45 cent tab at Delmonico's. Ky blessing says he pay it. Dodie asks Kitty for some work. Kitty gives her a dress and notices the sores on her back when she puts it on. Ky, whose wife is expecting their first baby, is down by the river giving kissing lessons, to Dodie. He tells Dodie he's married. Kitty throws Dodie's old dress out and notices the orphanage tag. Matt gets a telegram, that says Addie was hurt bad. Matt takes Dodie back. Addie's fine. Matt looks around, sees the little girls in the sewing sweat shop. Lady showRead 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
Aggie Dutton wants to go to town to meet a boy. Pa tells Grudie to take her and check for a letter from Uncle Solon. Aggie asks Doc if Chester is married. Grudie and his brass knucles get in a fight. Matt tells him to get out of Dodge. Aggie invites Chester out to their camp. Aggie tells Pa somehow she's staying in Dodge. She rides into Dodge and tells him Pa invited him out to fish. She tells Pa she was with Chester all night, and he has come to do the right thing and married her. Grudie knocks Chester out with his brass knuckles. Pa goes to town to check on the letter. Aggie tells Chester she is sorry but she is going to stick to her story. Pa got the letter. Moss tells Matt he's seen the horse Grudie was riding. Pa's ready to leave for Colorado, with Chester tied up in the wagon. Matt stops them. Chester is freed. Aggie tells Pa she storied him. Chester tells aggie she'll find a place to root down. Pa throws the brass knuckles away and tells Aggie he'll get her a hRead 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
Collie stole cattle and shot Davis Henry's leg half off. He's returning home from eight years in prison. Matt tells his wife Francie it's gonna take a lot of patience. Matt tells Rob his Pa is coming home. Matt asks Davis to go easy on Collie. Collie says the marshall gonna pay. Nort tells Collie Rob and Francie work for Davis. Collie gets a gun and rides over to Davis'. Francie goes to get Matt. Matt and Francie meet Rob on his way to get Matt. Matt heads for Davis'. Nort is gonna shoot Davis. Collie tries to stop him, and is shot. Davis kills Nort. As he dies Collie tells Francie it's better this way I was just in the way.Read More
At the Moon Bar Ranch Doc tells Susan Bart her father just died. She says she is going ahead with her Daddy's plan to divert water from the homesteaders. Trent Hawkins tries to rally the homesteaders, but they're willing to sit and wait. Matt is at the ditch talking to Susan. Two shots are fired into the nearby wagon. Matt tracks the horse to Trent's. Matt tells him Susan has hired guns. Susan meets her hired gun, Leif Crider at the Long Branch. Matt tells Crider to get out of Dodge. The homesteaders vote to stand and fight. Trent reports 200 pounds of dynamite is missing. Matt warns Susan. The explosion rocks her house. Crider says they need to a scare in to Trent by shooting his mother. Matt tells Trent it can be settled without blood shed, if the homesteaders file claims. Matt, Chester and trent go out to the Moon Bay. Matt tells Susan if she diverts the creek she will lose ten square miles to the new claims. Crider shoots Susan. Matt shoots Crider. Susan says sheRead 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
Miss Dorf asks Doc to come out tomorrow. Clem Dorf's in the Long Branch abusing one of Kitty's girl. Matt tosses him out. Claude, Clem's dad, tells Matt he'll handle his son. Jack, a whiskey salesman, brings in magic rings. Buy a shot, you get a chance at the rings and you could win a wedding ring. Matt and Doc go to the Dorfs. Clem meets them with a rifle. Mrs. Dorf asks Clem to get some wood. She says her daughter, Althea, is locked in the cellar, please take her away. Matt breaks into the cellar. Doc says she's been beaten. Claude and Clem try to stop Matt from taking her. Matt takes Althea to Ma Smalley's. Althea wakes. Doc says he'll bring her books to read. Matt says she's about 21. Claude comes to visit Matt says git. Doc says she is a lot better. Kitty tells Doc to get some sleep, she'll sit with Althea. Althea want's to marry Doc. Dooley's trying to do the rings. Doc tells Kitty he has kind of a problem, Kitty already knows what it is. Kitty says she a woRead 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
Matt has to go to Topeka. The problem, Kitty was counting on him for the Ford County Sociable. When he can't take her she heads to some friends to visit. On the way, she finds Ad Bellum, injured and needing help. While she nurses him back to health, they find themselves growing attracted to each other. Kitty goes back to Dodge and Ad follows asking her to the dance. The only problem, Ad has a violent streak when Kitty won't do precisely what he says.Read More
Chester gets a letter and asks for a raise. Chester goes to work for Quint. The letter's from Uncle Sunday Meechum from Waxahatchie, Texas. Chester wants money to send him to California. Chester catches Quint's place on fire. Quint says he can't afford him. Chester next job is with Mr. Jonas then Dan Binney. Burt Curry offers Chester easy money until he finds that he works for Matt. Sunday arrives and introduces his niece Ellie. Chester asks his uncle what's he doing here. Just visiting. Burt wants to meet Ellie at midnight. After dinner Chester asks to meet Ellie later. Burt and Chester are both waiting for Ellie. When she comes Burt leaves. Chester leaves and sees Burt go to Ellie. Chester hears Sunday and Ellie are going to rob the bank. She's dumping Sunday for Burt. Chester tries to get Sunday out of town for the night. He won't go. Chester tells Sunday that Ellie has thrown in with Burt. Botkin lets Sunday and Ellie into the bank. Sunday pulls a gun. EllieRead 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
At Sherman Barracks Department of the Platte Omaha, retired Colonel Gabe Wilson comes to see retired General Kip Marston. The general's son,Billy, by an indian is living near Dodge. Kip asks Gabe to bring his son to him. Lem calls Billy Squawman, to rile Billy. In the fray a window and chair is broken. Mr. Green brings charges. Gabe bails Billy out. Gabe tells Billy we're going to Omaha. Billy goes out a window. Matt tells Gabe Green drops the charges. Billy's back home. Gabe comes and tells Billy he's a wanted man. Come with me to Omaha and everything will be fine. Kip's coming to Dodge. Bill's wife Missy tells Matt Billy left with Gabe. Billy gets Gabe's gun, and tells him to git. Gabe says you will have to shoot me. Matt shows up. Kip asks forgiveness for abandoning Billy and his mother. Nothing to forgive says Billy. Missy tells Kip he's not Billy's father.Read More
Matt rides up on a peddler, Tom Wiggins, talks awhile and rides on. Bart and his wife Clara are very unhappy together. Bart's riding out to the east spring. He meets his buddy Murph. They plan to meet at 8 at the Long Branch. Clara's cheating with Murph and wants Murph to kill Bart. Tom rolls up and tries to sell Clara somethig. She gets rid of him. Tom meets Bart on the prairie. Tom tells Bart Clara said he was in the barn. Bart sees the whiskey bottle and two glasses. Clara says Tom forced his way in and made her have a drink. Louie Pheeters sees Bart drown Tom, and tells Matt and Doc he had a dream. Gus Thompson brings in Tom's wagon. Matt and Gus look for Tom. Matt asks Bart about Tom. Louie sees Bart in the Long Branch and tells him he saw him drown Tom. Bart wants to kill him, Murph says drown him. They get Louie good and drunk. Murph gut shoots Bart and puts the gun in Louie's hand. Doc's trying to sober Louie up. Louie tells Matt he told Bart he saw him droRead 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
Cotter goads Mackel into giving him a severe beating. Cotter gives Matt money and a letter for his girl, Clarey. Cotter wants Matt to see that she gets to his sister Flo in Harrisburg. Cotter drinks his last slug of whiskey and dies. Matt rides up to get Clarey expecting a ten year old. She's a might older (upper teens). Matt reads her the letter and gives her the money. Clarey bites Matt as he sleeps and says she likes him. They stay in the town of Shallow Water for the night. Matt tries to buy her new clothes, but she objects to the corset. Matt says forget it. In Dodge she puts on Doc's shoes, and Kitty brings her a dress. She keeps hugging Matt. Matt and Chester try to teach her table manners. Matt gets her settled at Ma Smalley's. In the morning Ma tells Matt she's gone. Chester and Dillon find her for her morning constitutional at the stream. Chester's helping learn to read and write. Clarey's all gussied up when she comes into the Long Branch. Matt sees her ofRead More
Willie Jett holds up the stage, Jenny pulls down his bandana. He kisses her and rides off. The stage arrives at Dodge, Gant Parker meets his daughter Jenny. The stage driver and guy riding shotgun can't agree on a description of Willie.
Jenny has been back east for twelve years in a convent since her mother died. She's about 19. Willie Jett comes into the Long Branch. Matt and Kitty thinks he may be the holdup man. Matt takes Willie out to Jenny to identify him. She says she's never seen him. Gant asks Matt to stay for supper, he has a need to talk to him. Gant trying to marry Jenny off to Matt. Matt says it just wouldn't work. Jenny's outside kissing Willie. Willie hears Kitty calling Quint an indian. Willie calls Quint a dirty half-breed. Quint slugs him. Matt tells Willie get out of Dodge. Willie gets to the Parkers just as Gant leaves. Willie asks Jenny why she didn't identify him. Willie brought Jenny two garters. She won't put them on. She says she's scared tRead More
Chance Hopper got caught and did two years for bank robbery. He meets with his partners Cheevers and Moran. Chance is going to see Matt. They were raised by the same folks. Chance beats up three guys brawling. Kitty asks Chance if he and Matt are friends. Not exactly. Chester asks Matt if Chance as a friend of his. I don't know. Chance stops a runaway wagon and breaks his leg in the process. Doc plasters it up. Matt offers Chance the extra cot in his office. Chance is a week late meeting his partners. Hallie brings food and info she pumped from the stage driver to Cheevers and Moran. Hallie goes to Dodge to look for Chance. A drunken Gates wants a showdown Matt reasons with him. Chance tells Matt he just got out of prison. Chance rides out to meet his partners. They want Chance to keep Matt busy while they hit the stage with the gold shipment. Chance asks Matt to go with him to the Gilmore Ranch to look at a horse. Matt says he needs to be back by noon to meet the sRead More
A boy sees a squaw working on a buffalo. He meets Les and Rud Torbert and Joe Riser. They meet Matt and Quint. Pa Torbert was killed by indians six months ago. Tracks lead to Gib Dawson and his indian wife Shona, a friend of Quint's. Les is trying to get guys to go Indian hunting. Shona cut her hand and it is infected. Gib takes her to see Doc, who says she needs to stay in town for treatment. Les tries to throw Gib and Shona out of town. Matt and Quint break it up. Gib checks into the Dodge House until Dobie,the clerk sees Shona. Quint takes them to Ma she refuses. Kitty has Shona stay with her. Les sees Kitty take Shona in. The town boycotts Kitty and Quint. Les stirs up the mob. He plans to take Shona twenty miles out, rough her up and leave her. Joe and a guy are picked to go kidnap Shona. She's gone. Rud comes out of a place when everyone is searching for Shona, and tells Quint she's not in there. Quint sees Rudd go back in. Shona is tied up. Rud plans on takinRead More
Ben Galt a buffalo hunter and Ash Farior get into a fight over Tilly, one of Kitty's girls. Matt breaks it up. Tilly's fiancee, Emmett Hall, tell Ben and Ash hands off his girl. Ash and Ben go into the freight business. Hawkins can't pay what he owes, Ben says no problem, open an account. A cowpoke gets rough with Tilly. Ben and Ash throws him out. While unloading a wagon, a barrel hits Ben on the head. Doc tells Matt Ben's concious. Ben tells Ash to beat it. Doc says a blow to the head can completely change a man. Ben comes home, Ash has made him some coffee. Ben says the office is sure a mess, the whole place is a bunch of junk. Ben tells Ash he's well. Hawkins still can't pay. Ben calls him a rotten nester. Ben goes for a drink and starts bothering Tilly. He punches Ash and heads for Kitty. Matt enters and throws him in jail for the night. Ben goes to Tilly's room and proposes. Tilly says she's going to marry Emmett. Tilly calls him a dirty buffalo hunter. He sRead More
Bud Hayes cleans Walker out playing poker. Outside Walker kills Bud and robs him. Billy Poe sees him and tries to help. Bud asks his name. Bud says you're swing for this Billy Poe. As he dies he tells Matt Billy did it. A cowpoke tells Matt Poe is in Elkader. Matt enters a saloon in Elkader. Canby, Wells and Dano (CWD) don't like the law, and give Matt a hard time. Davey the town drunk leads Matt into a CWD trap. He's knocked unconcious. Dano kills Davey. Matt wakes, his sight is badly blurred. Matt tells a guy on the street (Billy) he had too much to drink and needs to get a room and lay down. CWD see Billy helping Matt. Billy brings Matt something to eat. Billy sees Matt's badge. Billy tells Matt it's a gloomy day out. Matt agrees. The sun is streaming in the window. Later the maid comments on the sunny day. Matt asks the maid to have boy have his horse saddled and brought to the hotel. CWD let slip to Billy they clunked Matt. They're ready to kill Billy for hRead More
Mark Feeney and Jim Stope find out Quint's half indian. Stope won't pay a lousy redskin the two dollars he owes Quint for shoeing his horse. Quint goes out to the river for a swim. He gets and without his shirt on he throws a lasso over a bay horse. A boy fishing watches. Will Grissom tells Bob Houser he saw his boy Jimmy and the horse down by the river. Jimmy saw a half-naked indian steal the horse. Feeney and Stope tell Matt Quint has the horse. Jimmy identfies Quint. Quint says someone told him to get the horse and shoe and he'd pay him double. Houser takes his horse. Quint says he may start wearing a gun. At Delmonico's Bettis tells Joe if you seerve Qunit all us whites are leaving. At a bar he's told they don't serve horestealing half-breeds. Louie's looking for Matt eight guys are heading for Quint's. Matt finds him and says they hit him with everything they had. Quint says he doesn't belong here. Grissom says he's shy three horses and blames Quint. Matt goes ouRead More
While making his rounds Matt is shot at by a rider. Cleed tells Lucas he killed Matt. In Dodge they see Matt. Painter overhears Lucas and Cleed and says he'll kill Matt for $200. Painter buys a suit, gun, cigars and an envelope. Matt breaks up a fight. Painter tells him he handled it real well and asks if he has any family. In the Bull's Head Painter shares a bottle with Molly. He has her address an envelope to Miss Betsy Burgess Pretty Prairie Kansas. Painter shoots Matt twice in the leg. Matt shoots Painter off his horse. Then he is run over by a wagon. He dies in Doc's office. Doc finds the envelope. Cleed tells Lucas isn't about your time. Lucas says he'll kill Matt tomorrow. Matt rides out and gives Betsy the money. Painter sent it so Betsy could have her leg fixed. Matt asks Molly about Painter. While making rounds Cleed cals out ""why can't you die"". He draws an Matt and is killed. Cleed tells Matt to fing Old Lucas and tell him I was right. I guess a lot ofRead 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
Jud Sorrell has left a trail drive and has won big at poker. The losers, Docker, Holt and Keogh, beat him up and take the money. While Jud sleeps a ten year old indian boy tries to steal some bread. The boy's village has been burnesd. He keeps repeating on word wonda. Jud calls him Wonder. Chester brings land office papers to Enoch Miller. Enoch says send anyone looking for work his way. Jud tells Enoch he's looking for a job. Enoch tells him to get rid of the indian and then come back. Delmonico's won't serve Wonder in the restaurant, but tell Jud to go to the kitchen door. The cook purposely drops Wonder's food. Jud whoops him. Matt arrests Jud, Wonder goes with him. Matt takes Wonder out to Fort Dodge to the indian scouts. Wonder is Arapaho. Matt leaves with Charlie the scout. Wonda means help. The cook doesn't press charges. Wonder is waiting on Matt's doorstep. Jud doesn't have the money to get his horse from Moss. Jud sells his watch to Kitty. Judge plays poRead 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
Jeff Newcom's been calling on Millie Smith for over a year. Millie proposes to Jeff. He isn't ready. Millie agrees to go to the dance with Colley Carter. Carrie, Jeff's Ma, wants to send Jeff to Chicago to work for his uncle. Millie says she won't wait for him. Matt wants Chester to go out and help the widow Newcom. Millie and Colley are in the Long Branch. Jeff's back from Chicago and gets in a fight with Colley. Millie tells Jeff you have no claim on me. Jeff tells Carrie I'm home to stay. Carrie's selling the ranch. Jeff chases Mr Humphrey, the land agent, and his client off. Humphrey returns with Matt. Matt has a warrant for Jeff for disturbing the peace. Millie sees Jeff ride in. Millie says Colley doesn't mean anything to me. Jeff asks Millie to marry him. Jeff tells Ma he's marrying Millie. Carrie's seeing Doc and he says she doesn't have long. Carrie sends for Millie and offers her $2000 to leave town. She won't. Carrie shoots(wings) Millie and collapses.Read More
Panacea, an elderly lady, is waiting to board the stage for Dodge. She pickpockets a watch off Shelby Little. She doesn't have the fare, but says Kitty is her daughter. The driver. Alvy, says she's good for it. In Dodge Alvy gets the $1.75 from Kitty. Pan tells Kitty many a time you said I was like a mother to you. Kitty's dad was a gambler. When Kitty's mom died Pan took her in. Pan steals money and jewelry from Kitty. Appleton Foote suggests Shelby offer a reward for his watch. Pan says doctors set me on edge. Pan reminds Kitty she took her in for two years. Sam says there is a whole case of whiskey missing. Pan has a poker game in her room selling the whiskey. Kitty breaks it up. Foote tells Pan he knows why she left New Orleans. Foote details Pan's lighthandedness in various cities. In New Orleans jewels were stolen and a gambling house owner was knifed. Foote wants to be Pan's partner. Pan says she will give her answer that evening. Pan sends a telegram to theRead More
Chester is mooning over Polly Donahue. She's sweet on Wade Stringer. Polly tells Chester I love you as a friend. Wade is married to Wendy who is really sick. Wade marries Polly. Chester is out hunting and notices someone has moved into the old Whitfield place. Tao, Wendy's indian caretaker, tells Chester Wendy need's help. She's burning up with fever. Wendy tells Chester to get her husband Wade Stringer from Dodge. Wade rides up as Chester is leaving the cabin. Wade goes for Doc. Tao tells Chester to come inside. Wendy's died. Wade watches Chester bury Wendy from a distance. Chester tells Wade as long as you treat Polly right, I won't tell anyone about Wendy. Wade hires Nace Porter to gun Chester for $200. He shoots Chester twice. Matt kills Porter. Chester is going to be alright. Chester tells Wade, ""I don't care for catching bullets from killers hired by you"". Chester tells Wade he's going to tell Matt the whole story. They struggle over a gun and Wade is shot.Read 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
Redwater, Texas 1858, Sage and his men plan on robbing a bank. Sage kills a young man in his band who looked scared. They take a hostage and Sage tells Dan York to kill him. York kills Sage, and tells them to let the hostage, Matt Dillon, go. Seventeen years later Dan and his partner, Baca, rob the bank in Dodge. Matt can shoot Dan riding off, but he doesn't. Matt checks the hotel register at the Dodge House. Baca first signed in as being from Taloga, then crossed it out. Matt resigns. Matt finds Dan ans Baca in Taloga. Matt tells Dan he wants a cut. Dan figures Matt wants to join them. They take him to their camp. Matt says it cost him his job, he wants a cut of the Dodge money. Dan and Baca disagree and shoot each other. Dan tells Matt where the money is. Matt returns the money and pins his badge back on.Read More
Mrs. Lucy Damon , a dressmaker, is looking for a place for herself, her daughter and horse, Rainy. Chester finds a building for them, but it is in rough shape. Chester offers to fix it up. Lucy makes a shirt for Chester. Chester dances with Lucy. Jonas wants to know if they are ready to announce their engagement. Chester walks Lucy home. Chester isn't ready for an engagement, but they have an understanding. Chester never had much family except his brother Magnus and Uncle Sunday. Jessica misses her Daddy. Lucy starts trying to run Chester's life. Jessica suggests Chester go fishin' like her Daddy used to do up on the Snake River. Chester finds a drunk fisherman. It's Jess Damon. He says to tell Jessica hello and Lucy good-bye. Chester tells Lucy you lied by saying Jess was dead. Jess and Chester are fishin'. Jess is drunk, Chester's pouring his out on the ground. Chester tells Jess, Jessica is getting like Lucy. Jess says he's going to save that little girl. Jess teRead 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
A buffalo hunter is executed by Indians for abusing a squaw and his unique Appaloosa horse is scared off. Matt and Quint find the buffalo hunter and bury him. Jeb, on his oddessy to see the world after leaving the farm, finds the horse and rides it to Dodge. There he meets and sells the horse to his new friend Eb. A friend of the dead buffalo hunter accuses Eb of stealing the horse; a knife fight takes place and Eb is killed. When the killer finds that his buffalo hunter friend is dead and that Jeb sold the horse to Eb, he accuses Jeb of stealing it and goes after him. Matt places Jeb in Quint's hands while he goes to get the truth from the Indians. After the killer stabs Quint in the shoulder Jeb has to defend himself with deadly force.Read 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
Kate Heller owns a relay station. She sends her 17 year old grandson, Andy to Gus Riley to pay a $30 debt. Riley has three stacks of money on his desk. Andy shoots him and takes the money.Andy goes to the bar to propse to Tess. She says she wants a man. Bo comes to see Tess Andy gets in a fight with him. Quint throws Andy out. Matt brings Gus to Doc. Gus says a young boy shot him. Tess tells Matt Andy had money on him. Matt goes looking for Andy. Andy ambushes him, takes his badge and gun. A stage driver spots Matt. They load him up and take him to Kate. Andy's ready t hit Matt on the head with a pistol. He knocks a glass over and Kate comes. Kate tells Andy Matt said a few words. Matt tells Kate he's trailing a killer. Kate finds Matt's badge in the barn. Kate tells Andy Matt is a marshall. Kate gives Andy Matt's breakfast tray, to take to him and tlls Andy don't let him stand. Andy tries very hard to get him to stand. Kate brings Matt's clothes and tells him you'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
Britt roughs up Louie. Matt arrests him. In the morning he leaves Dodge. Britt meets Race on the trail. They ride to his home. Aunt Jen greets him for the first time in five years. Jen asks Britt if she met Race in prison. Race was caught robbing a stage. Britt says Race could use some help on the farm. Race says we'll try it for awhile. Two members of Race's old gang, Filler and Grosset, ride into Dodge. Matt invites them to leave. The farm and Aunt Jen need a lot of things from town. Britt knocks over a crate in the barn. Inside is money and guns. Britt goes into Olathe, Kansas for supplies. He tells a barkeep he rode with Race two days ago. Filler and Grosset are there and tell Britt he has a big mouth, they follow him to Race's. The sheriff tells Race he isn't welcome. Race says he's through with crime. Britt tells Matt Race wants to see him. Race says he's tired. Matt says you don't deserve a fair shake, all the killing you did. Race asks Matt to take BrittRead More
In an Elkader hotel poker game, Mae young dopes the whiskey. The sheriff's son says Frank cheated and he's gonna tell his dad. Frank kills him. Frank tells Mae to get a buggy. She does, but leaves him. Mae turns up in Dodge as Hannah Clayton. Chester pays for the beer and tells Kitty keep the change. Matt's going to Abilene and asks Chester to serve an eviction notice on Tobe Hostetter. Chester tells Tobe, Wib needs help in his general store. Chester tells Skinner and his gang to behave. Chester introduces Tobe to Hannah. Skinner bothers Hannah. Tobe smashes his mug on Skinnr's hand. Tobe and Hannah ride out to the lake. Frank arrives on the stage. Frank asks Sam about a Mae Young. Tobe and Hannah are hitting it off. Frank says hello Mae. She asks him to leave her alone. Frank says do what I say or else. Hannah blows off Tobe. At Ma Smalley's Hannah tells Tobe we're through. Tobe leaves. Frank is in her room. Mae says don't ever touch me. He slaps she hits theRead 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
Pete Sievers puts flowers on his wife's grave. Mary was 19. Then goes to Dodge to get drunk. Nell Schuler delivers baked goods to Kitty. She lives with her 20 year old sister Leah. Pete's drunk and knocks over a oil lamp and burns his house and barn down. Pete's thrown out of a bar and is face down in the street. Chester takes him to Matt and gets him a dinner. Matt tells Pete he should live a decent life in memory of Mary. Pete gets a job at the bank. Nell asks Kitty about hiring a man. She's thinking Pete. Kitty tells Nell to ask Pete. Pete says he'll give Mr. Botkin a week's notice. Leah has wanderlust. Nell tells Pete no drinking. Pete says judge me by my work. What I do on my own time is my business. Leah tells Pete she's seen him at the graveyard. Leah says she is lonely for anyone. Nell asks Leah if something is wrong. Leah says she needs like a woman. Nell's pleased with Pete's work. Pete goes to town and drinks. When Pete gets to his room, Leah is therRead More
Cyrus Neff pays Clardy $3000 for a wagon and horses and to guide his family to North Platte. Clardy doesn't own the trail outfit and pays Finch, the owner , $50 for using it in the scam. Cyrus says he still needs a guide. Chester tells Doc and Kitty he's gonna head up a wagon train. Matt asks Quint if he wants to be the guide. Matt tells Chester Quint's going to be the guide. We need to find Clardy. Moss tells Chester Clardy lives on Cripple Creek. Belle, Cyrus' daughter asks Quint what has her parents told her about me. He says they have told him nothing. Belle tells Quint you'll find out. Matt's looking for Chester. Kitty hopes Chester brings in Clardy. Chester lassos Clardy and demands Cyrus' money. Belle comes onto Quint. He tells her he believes the fruit you reach for is better than the fruit that falls at your feet. Belle says they had to leave Illiois because she killed a man. Belle runs off. Cyrus says a man forced himself on Belle and she killed in self defeRead More
Joe Stark takes a pet chicken from an old man. Billy Hargis rides up as Sally, the chicken, cooks. Joe likes Billy's horse. That night Stark is fixin' to steal the horse. Hargis whups Joe. Stark goes to see Doc. He pulls four teeth. Bob Smith slugs Barclay Mims, for looking like he wanted a handout. Billy steps in a rescues Mims. At the Long Branch a cowboy is bothering Cara Miles, Billy steps in. Slate tells Billy ""I'm going to get you"". Billy and Cara are getting married. Slate is spreading the word around town that Billy killed the gunfighter, Bo Carter. Dan Slate wants to go up against Billy. Billy has promised Cara not to wear a gun. Mims gets thrown out of Delmonico's for trying to steal a dinner. Billy pays for his meal. Flack goads Billy but he won't put on a gun. Sam brings Cara to Kitty. She was beat up by Flack. Kitty goes looking for Matt. Billy looks for Cara. He finds Cara's hat on the floor of the Long Branch and goes up to Cara. Billy's looking foRead More
Leo Pitts and Lily return to his ranch. Leo did five years in prison for robbery. Leo says to Lily you don't love me. She won't answer,but says I made a deal. Leo removes a stone from the fireplace and pulls out a metal box of gold. Leo says he earned that gold the hardest way there is to earn it. Leo takes the gold to banker Botkin to open an account. Leo buys a gun and tells Lily he's gonna kill Matt. There's no mark on the gold and Leo did his time. Leo tries to bushwhack Matt. Matt lets him go, but tells him I never want to see around Dodge again. Matt going sixty miles to ask Judge Brookin about Leo's right to the gold. Leo's following Matt. Matt's been feverish. Matt stops at a shack to rest. He wakes after two days to find Leo dead with no gun. Clabe rides up Matt asks him to get Doc. Clabe sees Leo and says he's gonna get the marshall. Matt has two empty shells in his gun, Leo two bullet holes. The judge says the gold belongs to Lily. Lily proposes to Matt.Read More
Willie Kerns tells Matt Charlie Hacker lives two miles due south of the Cedar Tank Relay Station in Texas. Charlie did a big mail robbery five years back, and killed Johnny Willis, a friend of Matt's. Matt wants the $2000 on Hacker's head for Johnny's widow. Matt takes the stage to Cedar Tank and buys a horse. Matt tells Hacker he's under arrest. Hacker busts Matt with a chair and a poker and rides off running the other horses off. Matt catches a horse. Matt trails him to the Mexican border. He's charged $20 to crass and $2 a day for a military escort, Lt. Julio Chavez. Hacker's horse goes lame. He dismounts and sends it on it's way. Hacker tries to diguise his tracks in the water. Chavez picks up a girl. Chavez and Matt figured out Hacker's ploy. Chavez asks how much of a reward is there. Two bandits get the drop on Hacker. He kills Francisco, takes a horse and runs the other horse off. Hacker stops at a cantina. Matt arrests Hacker, and tells Chavez he's heading forRead More
Doc and Kitty ask Chester if Matt went after Hacker. Doc says if I know Matt he's got his man and is in his way back this very minute. In Chupadero, Mexico, the guard brings Matt and Hacker food. Hacker offers Chavwez $5000 to kill Matt. Chavez offered Diaz part of the $2000 reward to get his help. Chavez says Diaz wants to fine Matt for beating him and his men up. Matt pays up. Matt and Hacker ride out. Francisco's brother watches. He rides to the bandit leader El Pinon. Chavez catches up to Matt his girl wouldn't come with him. Hacker reminds Chavez of the $5000. Matt sees riders. Matt etc. hide in the rocks. Chavez says they're bandits. Matt tells two to disarm and walk up. They want Hacker to avenge Francisco's death. Francisco's brother wounds Hacker in the leg. Matt kills the brother. Matt etc. ride off. The bandits don't shoot. Hacker falls off his horse. They tie him to his horse. El Pinon and three of his men follow. Hackker offers the $5000 again. MatRead More
Jeremiah Dark and his Daughter, Alice, are hawking his elixir. Doc says it has a good bit of alcohol in it. He seems harmless enough, but that may be his greatest illusion. Aaron Wells drags Dark into a poker game with his son Tom, and his foreman Sy. Alice gets Quint to fix the wheel. Dark's winning and wants to quit, saying the others are too drunk to play. Ned an onlooker says Dark cheats. Tom roughs Dark up and throws him out of the bar. Dark tells Alice he didn't cheat. Aaron goes home and Tom stays behind. Tom attacks Alice. Matt and Quint find Dark holding Alice. Dark says he can't help Matt with any information. Matt rides out to Wells'. Tom says he and Aaron rode back together. Matt asks Alice to identify Tom. She says he's not the man. Aaron wonders what they're up to. Dark says evil will eat itself up. Aaron apologizes and offers Dark $300 to get out of town by noon. He ups it to $500. Dark picks up the money. Aaron tells Tom to get out of his sight. RRead More
Quint gives Pa Hack some used horseshoes. Pa helps himself to some nails and a hammer. Pa drains his whiskey bottle. Pa tells his daughter Maybelle five guys beat him up and took the money for the new horseshoes. Lonnie, his son comes back with two chicken. Annie Montgomery's Ma has died. Mr. Willis promised to look after her. Mr Willis and his son Jeb meet Pa and his brood. Pa begs some coffee and flour, and camp nearby. Pa's looking to fix Jeb up with Maybelle to get his part of the Willis farm. Matt stops to water his horse at the Willis'. He spends the night. Pa sends his other son, Orville, to get Jeb to come see Maybelle. Jeb tells him Hack can come here. Jeb tells his Pa I think I know where two of our chickens got to. Pa tells Lonnie to kidnap Annie and leave ten or twenty miles out on the prairie. Lonny grabs Annie. She screams. Pa Willis comes running. Lonny kills him. Matt kills Lonnie. Matt takes Lonnie to Pa, who says he was a bad seed. Matt asks Pa whRead More
Sam Beal tells Matt he'll work for free to get experience as a deputy. Coyote Falls is looking for a experienced sheriff. Matt suggests he goes back to cowboying. Jack Dakota who had a wild west show arrives on the stage. Jack used to be a peace officer. Jack asks about Mrs. Sarah Carr a widow woman. Kitty tells Sarah Jack is in town. Jack asks permission to come courting. Sarah wasn't in love with Mr. Carr. Jack and Sarah were in love twenty years ago but he left her. Sarah told Jack when you're ready to settle down, I'll marry you. Beal is itching for a gunfight with Jack. Matt warns Jack. Jack says he's getting married. Dim witted Cloudy asks Jack to fix his five shot Patterson Colt B. Beal tries to pick fight with Jack. Jack takes Beal's gun and fires six shots into the floor. Jack's not doing well at poker. Cloudy supposed to warn Jack if he sees Beal. Qunit sees Cloudy soaked and tells him to go home. Beal steps out of an alley and tells Jack to draw. Jack kiRead More
As soon as Dave takes the buckboard to town, Web Vickers rides up to Dave's two timing wife, Yuma, and kisses her. Web leaves and Jeff Daley rides up and kisses her. Dave returns to see a guy ride off. Dave asks what was Web doing here. Yuma says you just thought you saw him. Dave warns Web. Web tells Jeff Dave saw you ride out. Web tells Jeff to stay away from Yuma. Quint sees a guy shoot Dave. Ira clunks Quint with a log. Web tells Ira he didn't kill Dave. Ira wants Quint to sign an affadavit saying Jeff killed Dave. He won't. They tie him up without food or water. Yuma brings Dave in to be buried on Boot Hill. Ira and Web throw Quint down a dry well. Jeff comes to see Yuma, Matt is there. Yuma tries her feminine wiles on Matt to no avail. Web comes to see Yuma. She gives him the brush off. Matt has supper and goes to sleep in the barn. In the morning, Ira shoots at Matt. Matt disarms him. Matt and Ira ride up to Ira's place. Web shoots at Matt. Matt returnsRead 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
Judd Nellis stops by Dodge to see Matt. Judd brings a man along, who might be dead. Judd goes by The Long Branch to have a drink, and asks to wash up before having a drink. Matt finds blood on Frank Gore's horse, which strikes him as strange.
Matt begins to wonder if Judd is really his friend, when Frank tells Matt he remembers hearing voices. Matt gets a letter saying Judd died three weeks after leaving Dodge.
Father Tom takes Matt to Judo's grave but no one knows how he died. Matt goes to see Runt who is scared to tell Matt what he saw.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
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
Festus is full of beans. Quint out indian wrestles him, but throws Festus on the bellows and they're ruined. Quint heads out to Wichita, thinking he's leaving without Festus. He's under the back of the wagon. Festus and Quint get snockered, start a barroom brawl, and crawl out to watch it from the door. Quint told Liz they'd take her to Dodge to work for Kitty. Liz's Pa left her in saloon. She was raised by saloon girls. Liz butters up Quint and Festus separately. They stop for water and wind up fighting with the two brothers over Liz. A rider comes in to camp. It's Big Hardy, he's come for Liz. Hardy subdues Festus and Quint. Liz kisses Hardy. Hardy says you're the best she run off with yet. Festus shows Quint the Aunt George Slew Foot indian wrestling move. The bellows are ruined again.Read More
Cora Prells's first job as a saloon girl is short lived. At the Golden Horn Saloon in Wichita,she refuses to drink with Jesse Price and others and quits. Cora's working at Mr. Ross' general store. Jesse asks her for a drink, she refuses. Joe Simms tries to manhandle Kitty. Quint intervenes. Joe wings Quint. Sam knocks the gun out of Simms' hand. Quint cleans Simms' clock. Tom King gets a date with Cora. They marry. Tom introduces Cora to his uncle, Jesse Price. Jesse sent Tom in to meet Cora. Simms tells Cora was a saloon girl. Simms wants to tell that to Tom. Jesse says you better not. Sam overhears this. Jesse feigns being sick and says he's going home. Jesse shoots Simms in the back. Jesse tells Cora he wants her to be his. Matt asks Sam what he overheard. Two yahoos say Quint said he'd kill Simms. Jesse tells Matt Tom is going to kill Simms. Matt tells Cora. Cora tells Tom when he rides up. Tom knew about Cora's past. Cora told Tom Jesse was after her. JesRead 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
Caleb and Dorcas take the years meager harvest to Mr. Jonas. He offers only $20. Caleb reluctantly takes it. Matt is taking Chad Follett to Hays City to hang. Chad's brother Lige tells Matt you ain't gonna hang my brother. Matt beats Lige up and throws him in jail for a couple of days. Matt and Chad head for Hays. Dorcas and Caleb are not happily married. Caleb wants something else out of life. Caleb goes to Dodge and wonders around. He bumps into Julie, and she drops her packages. He apologizes. Caleb hits the Long Branch free lunch counter hard. Caleb talks to Julie about a man meaning something if only to himself. Lige tries to muscle in on Julie. Caleb stands up to him. The next day Julie warns Caleb, Lige is coming. She tells him don't let him force you into anything. Don't wear a gun. Caleb says he was wrong to say the things he did. Julie tells him he did the right thing. Caleb asks Jonas for a job. He's told to move on your blocking the sidewalk. Caleb's dRead More
Widower Owney and his daughter Amity scare a fox from the chickens by banging pots. Matt reminds Owney there's a custody hearing about Amity in town this afternoon. The judge awards custody to Mr. and Mrs. Makepeace, her aunt, until Owney makes his home proper. Owney tells Amity at harvest time we'll be together again. Owney's working day and night at the farm and in town to get money for seed and whitewash. Jay Kimble's boy, Mal, is back from cowboying. Mal's probably going to be upset, his girl Ellen married Clay. Mal asks Ellen to leave with him. She says no. Mal is upset, Ellen said she'd wait for him. Returning from Dodge in a windstorm with the seed, Owney loses it while crossing some water when the wagon loses a wheel. Mal kills Ellen then Clay. Mal's to be hung in Dodge within twenty-four hours. The judge wants Matt to find a hangman in Dodge. Owney sees the notice for an executioner. Jay Kimble says you ain't gonna hang my son this way. Jay Kimble says he'll kiRead More