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(1956–1961)

Episode List

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Season 3

2 Oct. 1958
Trail to Nowhere
There is drought in the land and only one rancher has water and he will not share. He is killed and the prime suspect heads for Mexico. The sheriff won't follow but the man's wife will.
 
9 Oct. 1958
The Scaffold
A leading citizen is gunned down in broad daylight. The town and the man's girlfriend want quick justice. They begin to build a scaffold so it will look legal. The sheriff is determined to make sure the law is followed.
 
23 Oct. 1958
Homecoming
A man down on his luck robs a bank. His wife convinces him to give it back, but two outlaws have other plans for the money.
 
30 Oct. 1958
The Accuser
A man is found dead by his neighbor. A deputy with a grudge against the neighbor is determined to see the murder is pinned on him.
 
6 Nov. 1958
Legacy of a Legend
A man comes to town claiming to be a legendary gunfighter - Frank McKinnon - only Frank McKinnon has been dead for 20 years. He learns there has been a robbery and murder and is soon blamed.
 
13 Nov. 1958
To Sit in Judgment
A lawman carries out a hanging sentence on a man found guilty of murder. The man's sons promise revenge. The lawman's wife and deputy think he is too hard of a man. How will he treat the boys bent on killing him?
 
20 Nov. 1958
The Tall Shadow
Linc Hardaway would like to do something just once, better than his father, the town's most successful man. Then Hardaway Sr. is murdered and Linc is the prime suspect.
 
27 Nov. 1958
The Vaunted
Jess Matson is a wanted man who wants to visit his wife and son. But the law is on his trail and meeting his wife and son won't be easy.
 
4 Dec. 1958
Pressure Point
A thief comes to town to exact revenge for the death of his brother and is not deterred when he finds the sheriff who killed his brother is now blind.
 
11 Dec. 1958
Bury Him Dead
A man and his wife find two injured people on their land - an outlaw and a sheriff. The outlaw comes to and demands the sheriff be killed. The man convinces the outlaw he can deceive the sheriff into believing the outlaw is dead.
 
18 Dec. 1958
Let the Man Die
A doctor learns that his step son is admiring a gunfighter. When the gunfighter is wounded, a series of dilemmas are faced by the doctor.
 
25 Dec. 1958
Medal for Valor
A man agrees to serve in the military in place of a wealthy man's son. He threatens to expose the deal when he is not given everything he was promised.
 
1 Jan. 1959
Living Is a Lonesome Thing
A wealthy rancher is trying to monopolize the cattle drives leaving Texas. Small ranchers are trying to put their own drive together. The wealthy rancher hires a man's wayward son to sabotage the effort.
 
8 Jan. 1959
Day of the Killing
The town blacksmith is about to become the new sheriff when a stranger kills a man shooting at the blacksmith's son. He soon learns his first job as sheriff is to go after the man who saved his son's life.
 
15 Jan. 1959
Hang the Heart High
Regan Moore's husband believes people can turn their lives around but constantly reminds them of their past. She wants to get away from him. Dix Porter is hired to work the ranch. Regan thinks he may be her way out.
 
15 Jan. 1959
Welcome Home a Stranger
A man returns home after the war and finds he is unwelcome because he fought against the south.
 
2 Jan. 1959
Trail Incident
Andy McCall comes across a teenage boy wandering through the country. The boy, Peter Owens tells of being thrown by a horse, and his father is Tim Owens, the biggest banker in Chicago. Back at camp Charlie the cook who's been crippled by an accident is bitter he can never partner Andy like they'd always dreamed. The cattle drive continues and Peter starts to adapt to camp life, first as a cook's helper and then as one of the riders. Charlie tells the boy he will stake him a ticket for the stagecoach when they get close to a nearby town. Arriving at Redcliff Charlie ...
 
5 Feb. 1959
Make It Look Good
Sam Carter is the only reb in town. He is ill treated by the town He decides to plan a holdup at the bank where he is teller. The sheriff believes the robber is a reb and believes Sam is his partner.
 
12 Feb. 1959
A Thread of Respect
An immigrant and his son find opposition when they open up a tailor shop in a new town.
 
19 Feb. 1959
Deadfall
Frank Gillette returns home after serving a prison sentence. He wants to start afresh but finds himself being used in a plot to gain control of the town.
 
26 Feb. 1959
The Last Raid
A man searches for the man who stole his gold his woman and her son.
 
5 Mar. 1959
The Loner
Johnny Ringo is hired to clean up a corrupt town. Pilot for the TV series "Johnny Ringo".
 
12 Mar. 1959
Hanging Fever
Sam Walston, a town leader, sets out to bring justice to a small town after a murder. A suspect suddenly leaves town and the people don't want to wait for a trial. What Walston doesn't know is that his own wife is the suspect's alibi.
 
26 Mar. 1959
Trouble at Tres Cruces
Dave Blasingame is a drifter who is asked to come visit a friend and see his new gun. When he arrives the friend has been killed and the gun is gone and he wants to find out why. Pilot for TV series "The Westerner".
 
2 Apr. 1959
Heritage
A man is visited by soldiers searching for his estranged son who deserted from the army. Soon he is reunited with his son.
 
16 Apr. 1959
The Sunrise Gun
Johnny Sunrise is training his son to avenge the injury to his hand which was caused by Sam Duskin. Then Sam Duskin, Jr. comes to town and the sons agree to avoid a fight. But can they?
 
30 Apr. 1959
Checkmate
A bank is robbed and it starts to look like the teller was involved, however, Ward Pendleton, a detective, happens to be in town and starts investigating.
 
14 May 1959
Mission to Marathon
Gar Durand is an ex-soldier who left the army in disgrace. He bounces from town to town until some federal officials provide him an opportunity to clear his record.
 
4 Jun. 1959
The Law and the Gun
John Welker's new bride is killed by bank robbers. John goes undercover to try and infiltrate the gang.
 

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