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(1956–1961)

Episode List

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Season 5

6 Oct. 1960
A Gun for Willie
Willie McKinley is down on his luck. The town people don't see him when he walks by. He kills a man trying to steal his horse, he becomes the biggest man in town.
 
13 Oct. 1960
Desert Flight
Mike Brenner is a wily bank robber. In an effort to lose a posse, he leads his cohorts into the desert.
 
20 Oct. 1960
Cry Hope! Cry Hate!
A young woman has nowhere to go to raise her son so she returns home to her father. Her reputation has preceded her and she wants to convince the town she has changed.
 
3 Nov. 1960
The Ox
Jonathan Dwyer is a large man. He is given the cruel nickname of "the ox." He moves to town and wants revenge against the man responsible for sending him to prison.
 
20 Nov. 1960
So Young the Savage Land
Jim Braydon beats a man for cutting his fence to get to water. This puts him at odds with his wife who believes the country has changed him. She sets out to leave him when a wounded boy shows up at her door.
 
17 Nov. 1960
Ransom
 
24 Nov. 1960
The Last Bugle
Charles Gatewood is determined to meet with Geronimo to convince him to surrender.
 
8 Dec. 1960
Knife of Hate
Jack Hoyt wants to marry Susan Pittman but her father - Dr. Pittman is determined not to let that happen.
 
15 Dec. 1960
The Mormons
Matt Rowland is determined to prevent Mormons from entering into Joshua City after he hears there is cholera aboard the wagon train. His son Tod begins to question his father's motives after he meets a young lady from the train.
 
22 Dec. 1960
The Man from Yesterday
Adam Mapes returns to town after serving a prison sentence and is set on revenge against the man who wronged him 20 years earlier.
 
29 Dec. 1960
Morning Incident
Laurie Pritchard is a farm girl engaged to a farm boy but the farm life isn't consistent with her dreams. Then she meets a man who might be able to make her dreams come true.
 
12 Jan. 1961
One Must Die
John Baylor is summoned to the home of a friend of his fathers. The man is dying and wishes to leave everything to one of his two daughters. John wants to find out why one daughter is excluded.
 
19 Jan. 1961
The Long Shadow
Major Will Sinclair is delivering the possessions of a soldier that has died under his command. On his way someone tries to ambush him and his companion. When he arrives at the boy's house, he is not well received.
 
26 Jan. 1961
Blood Red
Jess Whiting loved his wife and loved his life. Everything changed when an Indian showed up at his doorstep.
 
2 Feb. 1961
Honor Bright
Danny Thomas plays an ex-convict who vows to get revenge on the man who almost married his daughter (played by Marlo Thomas) - and helped to cause her death.
 
16 Feb. 1961
The Silent Sentry
A confederate soldier and a union soldier are assigned to keep sentry on a mountain to monitor the movements of the other army. During a snow storm, they decide to share a mountain cabin.
 
23 Feb. 1961
The Bible Man
Albert Pierce is a traveling preacher. His long lost son catches up with him and is determined to make him pay for the death of his mother.
 
2 Mar. 1961
The Scar
Jesse Martin takes a job in the mines to supplement his farm income, but he meets someone who reminds me of the abuse he suffered in a civil war prisoner camp.
 
9 Mar. 1961
Knight of the Sun
Henry Jacob Hanley is a wanderer always seeking his next drink. He stumbles upon a fort and a supply of whiskey. There he meets a woman who is on a mission to help the confederacy.
 
23 Mar. 1961
A Warm Day in Heaven
Nick Finn arrives in Heaven, Arizona - a town known for fair play and concern for neighbors. After his arrival, greed and selfishness soon follow.
 
30 Mar. 1961
The Empty Shell
Cletis Madden is a gambler. His wife wants him to change his ways, buy a ranch and spend his life making something of the ranch. Cletis loves his wife but isn't sure he can change.
 
13 Apr. 1961
Man from Everywhere
Sheriff Jed Morgan is worried about his prisoner, Tom Bowdry, because the local gentry seems to be getting lynch fever. Morgan hires guide Branch Taylor to hustle Bowdry to the nearby town of Borrego.
 
4 May 1961
Storm Over Eden
Chet Loring, Ellen Gaynor, and Billie Gaynor grew up together in the same house. Chet wants to marry Ellen but accidentally shoots and kills Billie. Now Ellen and Billie's father wants to hang Chet.
 
18 May 1961
Jericho
Amy Schroeder is convicted of killing her husband and sentenced to die. Jericho comes to the condemned woman, supposedly about buying her land. Then he reveals himself-as an agent for the Attorney-General.
 

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