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Episode List


Season 1

4 Oct. 1957
The Marple Brothers
Ranger Gilman tracks the Marple brothers to Stockton, Texas, where he finds they have taken a church full of hostages in order to get fresh horses, a doctor for a wounded brother-- a clean getaway!
11 Oct. 1957
Law in Lampasas
Hoby, passing through Lampasas, involves himself when the whole town seems intent on the legal lynching of what he thinks is an innocent man.
18 Oct. 1957
The San Saba Incident
Hoby is assigned to escort a wagon of four prisoners to the state pen in Huntsville. One of the prisoners is a women, and this causes all kinds of trouble.
25 Oct. 1957
Easton, Texas
Hoby is called in to consult after the Texas Railroad office is robbed and the head clerk mortally wounded. The town thinks the dying clerk is a hero-- but things are not what they seem.
1 Nov. 1957
Like Father
Hoby tries to show the wild and reckless son of a captured bank robber and killer the kind of man his father really was.
8 Nov. 1957
Sweetwater, Texas
Hoby comes up on a stage coach that had been ambushed. The driver and passengers are all dead after being shot in the back, but he soon discovers one soul survivor: an infant in her dead mother's arms. In the baby's blanket, Hoby finds a piece of paper with the name "Harriet Salisbury" on it. He delivers the baby to the doctor in the nearest time and begins his mission to find the owner of the name and investigate just who was responsible for the cowardly killing. The answer is quite surprising!
15 Nov. 1957
Alpine, Texas
Hoby rides into Alpine, Texas looking for a friend. He finds instead a hatred for the Texas Rangers-- and the entire town sides against him to drive him out.
22 Nov. 1957
Hoby is visiting his pal Sheriff Lake when beautiful Polly Webster walks in and announces she's going to kill prisoner Duke Kincaid, who is being released from jail in less than 24 hours!
29 Nov. 1957
End of an Outlaw
Hoby and Ranger Dick Wade are dispatched to Round Rock on the word of an informant who warns that notorious outlaw Sam Bass is intent on robbing the bank in two days!
6 Dec. 1957
Look for the Woman
Hoby gets information from a dying bank robber about his two partners in crime, who have threatened his sister to keep him from talking. Hoby promises to help the man's sister, only to find out all is not what it seems.
13 Dec. 1957
The Town
Hoby chases a bank robber into a town run by the robber's family. Captured and stripped of weapons and a horse, Hoby fears for his life in a town that fears the gang so much, they do nothing to help him escape.
27 Dec. 1957
Man and Money
Hoby convinces a wounded bank robber and killer he's an outlaw himself, hoping to be taken to the missing loot.
3 Jan. 1958
The Reward
Hoby tracks down a missing florist with a rare orchid, who may hold the key to missing bank money and three fugitive bank robbers.
10 Jan. 1958
The Farrand Story
Hoby tracks the murderer of a married man who may have been ready to leave his wife for another woman.
17 Jan. 1958
Right of Way
Hoby investigates a murder, hoping to free an innocent man, and discovers a land grab to make way for a railroad.
24 Jan. 1958
The Witness
Hoby has to track down a witness to a murder before an innocent man is hung.
31 Jan. 1958
The Toll Road
Hoby investigates the murder of a former mayor the whole town despised yet who kept gold coins in his cabin. Hoby suspects plain old robbery and not personal revenge.
7 Feb. 1958
The Young Gun
Hoby is dispatched to Del Rio to investigate a bank robbery. He poses as a criminal to trick one of the bank robbers to lead him to the the rest of the gang and the money.
14 Feb. 1958
The Wedding
Hoby is called to Barkerville, Texas to investigate the murder of a rich and powerful man murdered on the day of his wedding.
28 Feb. 1958
The Trail
Hoby gets a lead to a three year old train robbery that takes him south of the border into old Mexico, where he confronts the aging train robber.
7 Mar. 1958
The Bounty Hunter
Hoby teams up with a bounty hunter named Josh Randall to locate a philandering husband.
14 Mar. 1958
The Judge
Hoby is forced to arrest the wild son of a local judge for murder, the kid telling him all the while he'll never stand trial.
21 Mar. 1958
The House
Hoby helps a blind woman from Fort Worth find her mother, only to discover the older woman has disappeared and the "step father" is willing to take her in.
28 Mar. 1958
The Boy
Hoby is called to help a young boy after his mother is viciously killed by a man intent on kidnapping him.
4 Apr. 1958
The Pueblo Kid
Hoby has to deal with the pending arrival of the notorious Pueblo Kid!
11 Apr. 1958
The Winter Boys
Hoby has to nursemaid a witness from El Paso who's in hiding until the big murder trial in three weeks.
18 Apr. 1958
The Mistake
Hoby gets on the bad side of town when he assists in freeing what he thinks is an innocent man. However, once acquitted, the killer admits his guilt only to the Ranger and makes his life much worse.
25 Apr. 1958
The Deal
Hoby has to deal with a notorious outlaw/killer who is holding a runaway town boy for ransom.
2 May 1958
The Jailbreak
Hoby has to deal with a jailbreak-- except the cowboy doesn't leave-- he takes three hostages and tries to work a trade-- them for the Ranger!
9 May 1958
The End of the World
Hoby has to deal with a snake oil salesman selling the end of the world to a town filled with gullible people.
16 May 1958
The Brothers
Hoby tracks down Mal Cody after his twin brother Wes steals Hoby's badge, identification, gun, money and horse and poses as Hoby to break Mal out of jail.
23 May 1958
The Governor
Hoby has to contend with a murder in a small town the day before the arrival of the Governor for the dedication of a new school-- and the victim was an undercover Texas Ranger.

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