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(1956–1960)

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Season 2

1 Oct. 1957
White Man's Magic
An army doctor's bride is held captive to force the man to treat Geronimo's gunshot wound. Cochise and Jeffords are captured and face death when they trail him.
 
8 Oct. 1957
Conquistador
A Mexican ranch owner is pressured by his foreman to not allow Cochise to move and water his cattle on the ranch property, by threatening to tell the don's daughter that her mother was Apache.
 
15 Oct. 1957
Apache Child
A brave exiled from Cochise's stronghold takes Jeffords as prisoner, because he falsely believes he is responsible for an ambush on his exile group. He wants to exchange Jeffords for his daughter, who the brave falsely believes was snatched in the ambush.
 
22 Oct. 1957
Ghost Sickness
Jeffords convinces a reluctant Cochise to re-investigate the case of a father and son held to be traitors to their Apache ways. The son claims the man held to be the hero was the real traitor, costing the lives of ten warriors, and he hopes to avenge and clear his late father's name.
 
29 Oct. 1957
Black Moment
A man who kills an elderly prospector for a valuable locket alleges it is Cochise who committed the murder. His associates then determine to kill Cochise for the deed.
 
5 Nov. 1957
The Arsenal
Gun runners intent on supplying arms to the factions in a Mexican power struggle steal and buy all the guns and ammunition in the area and use outlaw Chiricahuas to blame Cochise's group.
 
12 Nov. 1957
Devil's Eye
Jeffords' pledge of hi s life to protect a photographer accused by the tribe of cursing souls through his photography is complicated by the disappearance of a Chiricahua boy who was photographed.
 
19 Nov. 1957
The Teacher
Cochise asks for a teacher to instruct in the ways of white culture. To his chagrin, the one he gets is not only a woman, but a woman who holds fast to cultural values that demean Apache customs.
 
26 Nov. 1957
The Bounty Hunters
After a Chiricahua brave is scalped on the reservation, Cochise and Jeffords go to Mexico to confront a hacienda owner who pays a bounty for Apache scalps and are caught in the middle of a Coyotero raid.
 
3 Dec. 1957
Renegades Return
When Geronimo's braves conduct a foray into Chiricahua land to steal horses, Jeffords must swear in Cochise and a limited number of Chiricahua braves so that they can be legally off the reservation to pursue the renegades and prevent a defection from Cochise.
 
10 Dec. 1957
Smoke Signal
A hold out group of confederate soldiers come out of Mexico and raid the Chiricahua reservation, which requires Jeffords to go to Washington to ask for help from President Grant to prevent Cochise from breaking the peace.
 
17 Dec. 1957
Son of Cochise
Jeffords must arrest Cochise for destroying a cavalry supply wagon. Cochise is silent on the reason: to prevent his son, the war leader of the Membres Apaches, from being involved in an ambush on soldiers.
 
24 Dec. 1957
White Savage
An army major with a maniacal hatred of Apaches claims to suffer amnesia when captured by the Chiricahua, and thus is considered a protected being by them. But things go awry when his memory returns.
 
31 Dec. 1957
Indian Medicine
When a rancher becomes deathly ill, his daughter says that to keep the ranch going she can no longer honor her father's word to supply beef to the Chiricahua. Jeffords and Cochise are later suspected of poisoning the rancher.
 
7 Jan. 1958
Water Witch
During a drought Cochise requests the help of an eccentric alcoholic diviner, despite the skepticism of both settlers and braves, while the settlers attempt to divert a stream from the Chiricahua stronghold.
 
14 Jan. 1958
Kingdom of Terror
Jeffords and Cochise go to free Chiricahaus imprisoned in land in the middle of Arizona treated as foreign country because of a Mexican War treaty and discover that criminals fraudulently preserve the territory with a fake heir.
 
21 Jan. 1958
Bad Boy
When a boy from a criminal family is caught stealing, Jeffords takes custody of him to prevent his imprisonment. But he then farms the boy to Cochise to teach him life lessons, to the mortification of his parents and the settlement folk.
 
28 Jan. 1958
Massacre
A cavalry unit returning from an ambush mistakes an Apache group waiting for peace talks as a war party and slaughters the group. Cochise is persuaded to talk to Chief Nana in an effort to convince Nana that there is still peace.
 
4 Feb. 1958
Shadow of Cochise
Cochise suspects something is amiss when an outlaw matriarch has Jeffords kidnapped to use as a bargaining chip for the life of her son. The son is being held by a Coyotero chief whose life Jeffords once saved .
 
11 Feb. 1958
Warrant for Arrest
Jeffords is falsely accused of stealing supplies meant for the Chiricahua reservation, which spurs efforts by Cochise to thwart Jeffords' prosecution, despite Jeffords' insistence on following the judicial process.
 
18 Feb. 1958
Escape
Cochise's son Tahzay enters into a competition to be village chief, but his opponent Koteeja plans to cheat and murder him. When Jeffords convinces Cochise of the treachery the two try to thwart the plot.
 
25 Feb. 1958
Aztec Treasure
Mexican emissaries cajole Cochise into returning a valuable golden Aztec idol, taken in an Apache raid, for a Mexican heritage museum. But the idol is stolen by bandits when leaving the Chiricahua stronghold.
 
4 Mar. 1958
Hired Killer
Two beef purveyors to the military hire a gunman to kill Cochise to precipitate an Indian war and thus draw troops to which they can sell to the area.
 
11 Mar. 1958
Panic
A Chiricahua brave acting as an army scout is with an officer when the officer dies after being in an area with reported bubonic plague. The brave is quarantined but escapes and flees to Tucson where fear spreads among the citizens.
 
18 Mar. 1958
The Duel
A shopkeeper's romance with a Chirikawa girl causes trouble and reminds Tom of his courting days.
 
25 Mar. 1958
The Iron Maiden
A murderous Modoc woman wanders into Cochise's camp and causes a jurisdictional dispute among a Modoc search party, the Apaches and the U.S. Army.
 
1 May 1958
The Sisters
Two nuns arrive on a stage from Philadelphia to return a gold statute and run a mission now on Chiricahua land. They must contend with the skepticism of Cochise and a with ruthless fortune hunter who arrived on the same stage.
 
8 Apr. 1958
War Trail
An army major plots war with the Chiricahua for the dual purpose of avenging his damaged career, for which he blames Cochise, and hiding his complicity with a crooked army contractor to make money from the tribe's supplies.
 
15 Apr. 1958
Turncoat
A brave who deserted the Chiricahuas during war returns to plead for inclusion in the tribe so he can marry. But he is coldly rejected, and draws the murderous hatred of a brave to whom the woman was promised by her father.
 
22 Apr. 1958
Power
The brave Natan who Cochise appoints as interim chief when Cochise is wounded in a Geronimo raid betrays the trust given him by siding with a renegade faction.
 
29 Apr. 1958
Bear Trap
A young brave loses his arm while saving Jeffords' life from an attacking bear. He then feels shame for his condition while being shunned by the tribe for cheating the bear of its tribute.
 
6 May 1958
Old Enemy
A prospector whom Cochise fought in his youth defends his claim on Chirikawa land.
 
13 May 1958
Blood Brother
A US Cavalry general posts troops on the Chirikawa reservation, distrustful of Cochise.
 
20 May 1958
Courage of Ling Tang
A Chinese cook, saved from renegades by Cochise and Jeffords, is bound by Chinese culture to protect Cochise in the future. But he is put in a dilemma when his mining crew, working Chiricahua land, plan Cochise's murder.
 
27 May 1958
Backlash
An elderly Pinal Apache chief is duped by an ambitious brave to summon Jeffords for peace talks. But it's a ruse by the brave to kill Jeffords and use the murder as a catalyst to inspire a larger portion of the Apache tribes to war.
 
3 Jun. 1958
Manhunt
Cuchillo, a treacherous Chiricahua, convinces young Miguel that he has killed a white man from whom Cuchillo has stolen dynamite, so that Miguel will flee and Cuchillo can hide from Cochise his plan to deliver the dynamite to Geronimo.
 
10 Jun. 1958
The Outlaw
Jeffords joins an area posse to pursue a gang leader who sold liquor to Chiricahua braves, hoping to prevent Cochise from rashly pursuing him. But when the posse fails and Jeffords is wounded, Cochise takes over.
 
17 Jun. 1958
Jeopardy
A Chiricahua girl mistakenly believes that Jeffords has killed her brother, so Jeffords must find the killer to quell the girl's desire for vengeance against him.
 
24 Jun. 1958
The Transfer
When Jeffords is reassigned as Indian agent to the Utes, his replacement proves to be both without the necessary sensibilities and bureaucratic adaptability, so hostilities ensue as the Chiricahuas threaten to break the peace.
 

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