23 September 1958
Bronco hears gunfire while riding. He spots a family headed for California being attacked by a band of gunmen. The family is not firing back so he helps assuming they are out of ammo but they are Quakers who do not believe in fighting.
7 October 1958
One of Bronco's best friends is killed in a train wreck. Bronco looks into it, and discovers that the "accident" was in fact not an accident at all; the train was deliberately sabotaged. An old Civil War friend may be responsible.
21 October 1958
Bronco discovers that the man whose life he just saved is in reality a notorious gunfighter after they decided to homestead together near Plainview. Bronco supports him as he tries to live down his reputation with the local citizens.
4 November 1958
Bronco takes the job of Sheriff at Cottonwood not realizing that the Garnet brothers have taken over resulting in several murders. Bronco is forced to ask for help from several gunfighters in order to save the town but there is resistance.
18 November 1958
When Bronco comes back to his home town after having fought for the South in the Civil War, he finds that not only do many people in town consider him a traitor, but they also think he's a murderer who killed the brother of his fiancé.
2 December 1958
A gang of bandits and Apaches have been robbing stagecoaches and wagon trains including massacring the victims in some cases. Bronco goes undercover for the Postal Service hoping to catch them in the act and find who is behind it.
16 December 1958
After being shot, Bronco comes to the aid of a group of nuns who have a cattle ranch and are about to touch off a range war with neighboring cattlemen who don't want them to sell their cattle in order to drive up the price.
Season 1, Episode 8: Freeze-Out30 December 1958
A writer hires Bronco to take her to the ghost town Basin City. It is at a high altitude near an abandoned gold mine and a glacier. Once there they run into three other men. They are there for reasons that put her and Bronco in danger.
13 January 1959
Trouble brews when Bronco is leading a wagon train through the wilderness. It seems that an old army buddy of his is on the train, and he's brought along the runaway daughter of a powerful cattle rancher, who doesn't like it one bit.
27 January 1959
A stranded and isolated Bronco is hired by an army officer who rescues Bronco to take him to Sitting Bull's camp, where he has a request to make of the Indian leader. He is under orders to recover a payroll stolen by the Sioux in a raid.
10 February 1959
Bronco arrives in a small town right after a stagecoach robbery in which a man has been killed. Suspicion immediately falls upon him, and what he doesn't know is that the robbery was actually committed by an old friend of his.
24 February 1959
Bronco finds himself involved in blackmail and murder when he takes a job as deputy with a war hero who rescued him from a lynching. He discovers the man who won the Congressional Medal of Honor during the war may in fact not deserve it.
10 March 1959
The outlaw Traxel brothers and gang leader Willis Turner murder Bronco's best friend and then frame him for the crime. The only thing that can save him is the testimony of a young girl who knows that Bronco didn't do it--but she's a mute.
24 March 1959
Bronco hired as shotgun by the Silver Flats bank is saved from certain death at the hands of a gunfighter by the quick wits of Rev. Dave Clayton, which leads to the confirmation that the preacher may not be exactly who he says he is.
Season 1, Episode 15: Backfire7 April 1959
Bronco is a deputy under Sheriff McKeever who has a reputation for having cleaned up Two Pines in the past but his age is showing. When he is killed after a bank robbery, Bronco's investigation leads him to some surprising conclusions.
21 April 1959
Bronco gets a position teaching cadets at a military academy, but his job turns from instructor to investigator when a cadet runs away after learning he is half-Sioux and Bronco thinks his life may be threaten by a future stepfather.
5 May 1959
Bronco, hired on as trail boss on a cattle drive, tries to avoid outside problems. However, his troubles grow when he is forced to help a naval officer and comes up against a seductive woman who seems to have more than one husband.
19 May 1959
Outraged at becoming unwittingly implicated in a payroll robbery and murder, Bronco sets out to find the inside person who can clear him and bring back the money. He doesn't have a whole lot of time, however, as he is being hunted.
2 June 1959
A bank clerk in Dusty Flats is found dead after a $10,000 bank robbery--with Bronco's gun in his hand and Bronco knocked out. Bronco is branded a coward and the clerk a hero so Bronco tries to find the three men responsible on his own.
19 September 1959
Bronco is hired to deliver a riverboat to his friend Martha Chandler. He hasn't counted, though, on a ruthless businessman who doesn't want the ship to complete the trip, and a beautiful blonde passenger who has her own agenda.
22 September 1959
Bronco introduces a pretty young girl to a wealthy older man, not knowing that the girl is actually a con artist out to fleece the man and his friends of everything she can get. Bronco finds himself in the middle of the situation.
6 October 1959
Bronco rides into a town and finds himself confronted by a man from his past who shoots him. While testifying at the court martial of the man who tried to kill him, Bronco finds himself reliving his experiences during the Civil War.
Season 2, Episode 3: Bodyguard20 October 1959
Bronco is hired to protect Frank Kelton by sticking with Dan Flood who is threatening to kill him, but when Kelton is killed, Bronco finds himself with no shortage of suspects - a whole string of people confess to killing him.
3 November 1959
Cattlemen and sheep men are in dispute over grazing. Bronco doesn't want to get involved but has to step in before a range war breaks out, mainly because Billy the Kid wants to back the sheep men who refuse to use guns in the fight.
17 November 1959
Pursued by Marshall Gaffney for a robbery he did not commit, Bronco rides to the town of "Last Resort" - a hideout for outlaws on the Mexican border. There Bronco hopes to clear his name by finding the real robber who framed him.
1 December 1959
Ambushed and shot by an escaped prisoner, Bronco is saved by a rancher, but finds himself drawn into the rancher's feud with a nearby family. Bronco is there to arrest the prisoner who is the brother of the rancher who helped him.
15 December 1959
Bronco rescues and hires a mother and son who are refugees from the fallen empire of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, but he soon discovers that bandits who believe the two know where $5 million in gold is buried are after them.
29 December 1959
Bronco accompanies a corpse for $25 by train to Denver. On the same train is a friend escorting $100,000 plus a pretty blonde. At the end of the trip he finds himself in jail for stealing the money and then forced to find it by two men.
12 January 1960
U.S. Deputy Marshal Bronco who knows Jesse James from the Civil War is given the task of finding him. Bronco tries to convince Cole Younger, a member of the infamous James gang, to turn over Jesse James, who is a heartless killer.
Season 2, Episode 10: Masquerade26 January 1960
Bronco's undercover efforts to turn four teenage wanna-be outlaws he caught is interrupted when a violent gang of outlaws decides to rob the same gold shipment. When the sheriff is killed, the town threatens to lynch Bronco for it.
9 February 1960
Bronco is working undercover on a cattle drive as a Pinkerton man looking for a man. Bronco's lovesick friend is up on robbery and murder charges, of which he isn't guilty, and Bronco has to clear his name and unmask the real killer.
23 February 1960
Bronco, an Army Scout, arrives at Ft. Monument escorting the commander's wife not long after an Indian massacre has taken place leaving five enlisted men. He soon begins to suspect that the "survivors" aren't quite what they seem to be.
8 March 1960
Bronco as ramrod for John Tunstall gets involved in a range war and is helped by outlaw Billy the Kid. However, after everything is settled, Billy still remains a wanted outlaw and is being pursued by bounty hunter Sheriff Pat Garrett.
22 March 1960
After a cholera outbreak, Bronco is finally able to convince an army officer to send the Osage Indians to a fertile reservation in Wyoming before his death from the disease. But a hostile new commander may torpedo his efforts.
5 April 1960
In order to find the outlaws who framed him for murder, Bronco fakes his own death and takes the identity of a colonist. He joins a steamboat of other settlers one of whom nearly exposes him until she realizes he might be innocent.
19 April 1960
Bronco's after a killer and intends to bring him back alive, but a band of renegade Apaches plans to kill his prisoner in order to foment an Indian uprising while several whites are hoping he fails to start a war with the Apaches.
3 May 1960
Bronco comes to the aid of the small rancher Joe Russo up against a brutal cattle baron to collect a debt owed Bronco. He winds up accused of murder when the cattle baron uses the herder's mentally unbalanced wife to get at him.
Season 2, Episode 18: La Rubia17 May 1960
Bronco riding shotgun on a stage when it is attacked by Apaches is wounded. He is forced into dangerous intrigue involving a Mexican bandit who rescues them, a treacherous blonde girl who is a passenger and a cache of hidden gold.
31 May 1960
Marshal Sample and Bronco are escorting a prisoner to the county jail they rescued from a lynching, but their job may be hampered by a vengeful mother who has sworn to kill the prisoner. When Sample is killed, Bronco must take over.
14 June 1960
Deputy US Marshal Bronco chases an escaped prisoner from Montana to New Mexico. After a friend is murdered, He discovers a complicated scheme to protect outlaws on the run, and winds up sentenced to the gallows himself.
17 October 1960
Bronco takes a job herding cattle cars, working for an arrogant boss who has a beautiful and flirtatious younger wife. During a fight, the boss falls off the train, and Bronco is blamed, but the man's body can't be found.
7 November 1960
Army scout Bronco is to find out who's been killing and scalping Apache men, woman, and children. The chief's brother was among the last victims, and Bronco must find the guilty parties before the peace treaty is broken and war breaks out.
12 December 1960
To save two Seminole friends, man and wife, from a lynching by former Confederates, Bronco tells them the story of how they tried to help the South in the war by bringing Jefferson Davis' peace offering to their chief in Florida.
2 January 1961
A bank is robbed and a teller killed. The four brothers responsible knock out Bronco and make it look like he was involved. He is arrested but escapes when lynch talk gets out of control and heads with the sheriff to find the real robbers.
23 January 1961
Bronco rides into Peaceful to see his Army friend Marshal Durrock and his daughter Molly. He finds himself the acting Marshal when the Tilsey gang kidnaps Molly threatening to kill her unless they have free reign to steal a gold shipment.
20 February 1961
Bronco has been requested to transport a prisoner to Santa Fe for trial for robbery and murder while a decoy goes on the stage. He loses sealed instructions for an emergency which occurs when a victim's relatives attack them.
13 March 1961
Bronco is hunting meat for the railroad in Montana working for Henry Paddock. After a fight over a bear with Theodore Roosevelt, they come to respect each other. Bronco soon realizes Roosevelt is right that his bosses are up to something.
3 April 1961
Deputy U.S. Marshal Bronco is asked to go with two marshals to Canada to identify a wanted man - his commanding officer in the war. In Canada they meet with the RCMP who help find the man. However, questions arise about his two partners.
24 April 1961
Bronco stops the lynching of a friend who went from gunfighter to minister. The money he raised for a new church was stolen so the parishioners with some encouragement think he stole it. Bronco soon discovers who he thinks really did it.
8 May 1961
Bronco finds the owners of the Rocking Chair ranch, Gil Groves and Petrie Munger, have split the ranch allowing a feud to develop. Munger has hired a sadistic gunman, who beats Bronco and Groves' foreman leaving them in the desert to die.
16 October 1961
Sheriff Bronco welcomes his pretty young cousin Amanda from Atlanta hoping to find more excitement. Unfortunately one of the things she finds exciting is a young gunman who has his own devious plans for the town's upcoming social event.
6 November 1961
Bronco and actor Edwin Booth, brother of President Lincoln's assassin, work undercover by pretending to be hostile to America so as to infiltrate a group that is plotting to overthrow the government at the request of President Grant.
27 November 1961
Bronco hires on as a guide to three men and a woman who claim to be starting a business in another town. Actually they are a gang of robbers who have already killed one Pinkerton agent, and are now being pursued by another.
18 December 1961
Bronco is assigned to keep the peace between feuding outlaws Butch Cassidy and Billy Doolin as they - and their gangs - visit the town of Painted Rock for the wedding of Cassidy's niece and Doolin's brother but others take advantage.
25 December 1961
Bronco and hard-drinking Irishman Terrence Harrigan are fired after the wagon they were guarding is attacked, drivers killed and the gold shipment stolen. Both Harrigan and Bronco decide to fight the gang responsible by infiltrating it.
1 January 1962
Bronco finds himself involved in a feud between ranchers Matt Wigram and Jim Gant and the friction between Gant and his son, who is anxious to get out on his own and prove himself independent of his father. Bronco tries to protect the son.
15 January 1962
Dr. Miles Gillis is returning home from prison after sending warnings the four men who sent him to prison are going to die. Convicted of treason for treating rebels, he is a friend of Bronco and one of the men threatened - the sheriff.
22 January 1962
Bronco wins a 1000 cattle in poker. However, when he tries to bring them to market, he runs into one rancher who charges him outrageous fees for grazing them and another who won't let Bronco cross his property to take the cattle to market.
5 February 1962
Bronco, an Army scout, is sent on a secret mission with a young cavalry officer who is bringing back a deserter and the money he stole ten years ago to face punishment. What's more, the deserter is the officer's father.
12 February 1962
Deputy Bronco Layne is trailing Marshal Hank Barton who is hoping Valerie Ames will lead him to Mike Bestor, $50,000 and the bandit Rico Cardido who stole it. A stage accident kills the Marshal and Valerie to assume the identity of a nun.
26 February 1962
Bronco is working undercover to find a Confederate guerrilla who stole $1,000,000 in gold bullion. His first lead is shot and dies but a clue he left leads Bronco to the guerrilla's home, Bonnetville, and a beautiful dealer.
5 March 1962
Bronco is to lead a group of wagons into Mexico with farm implements as a cover for $1,000,000 in gold to support the Mexicans against the French. He has recruited a group of reconstructed rebels for the trip and there are surprises.
19 March 1962
Bronco is leading a cattle drive to Abilene, Kansas, a town torn apart by the Civil War. One of his drovers, a young ex-Confederate, gets into continuous trouble over his past, and a woman hopes to use him to get revenge on Marshal Hickok.
26 March 1962
Bronco has been hired to protect Prince Philip and his caretaker who have crossed over from Mexico into the U.S.A. A Mexican wants them for revenge in the killing of his brother while others are after them for the $1 million in jewels.
2 April 1962
Captain Bronco Layne is given a dishonorable discharge from the U.S. Army, but it's part of a plan to get him into a ring of conspirators who are plotting to assassinate top government officials so they can take it over.
9 April 1962
A young woman who claims to be writing an article on western ghost towns hires Bronco as a guide to a ghost town he knows. When they arrive, he finds himself surrounded by men from the town wanting revenge for his work during the war.
16 April 1962
Bronco working for the Army Engineers finds himself involved in trying to move one last settler out of a basin that is to be flooded to make a lake. The man and his granddaughter start a worldwide riot when a reporter tells their story.
30 April 1962
Bronco leads a group of ex-rebels from Virginia. They are near Fort Bridger and old feelings surface when an Army patrol stops them looking for a deserter suspected of robbing and murdering a sutler in an area known to be unsafe.
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