After Josh reluctantly takes the task of finding a man and his wife's pet ewe, he becomes the butt of many jokes in the community while cattlemen nearly hang him when he mentions sheep. His only clue is a gold bell the ewe wore.
When a convicted killer escapes prison, Josh is hired for $500 to protect the woman whose testimony put him there. The woman's husband is an attorney who says he has always been a coward and never carries a gun. Josh is not so sure.
Josh rides into a town looking for a man who asked him to come there for a job that pays $500. When he goes to the man's room at the hotel, Josh is shot. He must figure out who shot him but the sheriff is ordering him out of town.
Josh is hired by Harry Weaver to track down his twin brother Pete, who's wanted with a $500 bounty on him. Harry is tired of being used by Pete plus the law and bounty hunters are apt to mistake him for Pete resulting in his own death.
Josh is called in to track down a new outlaw - the local sheriff who is a friend. The good sheriff who was seduced into robbing a bank by his beautiful but deadly girlfriend, convinces Josh to let him assist in her capture.
Josh reluctantly takes a job protecting a beautiful deaf, mute, teenage girl and keeping everyone off the father's place for a day or two. Although initially bored, Josh starts to develop a relationship with the friendly girl.
Josh escorts an East Coast photographer to take a picture of his friend El Gato (The Cat), who is a famous, hilarious bandit living in the hills of Mexico with a small army. However, El Gato is new to photographs and leery.
A broke Josh is hired by a fearful man to help him elope with his sweetheart, Jane, the daughter of a local rancher. The girl's father is vehemently opposed to the marriage and hence the necessity for Josh to get involved.
Josh takes a job for $200 protecting an express office employee who stole $10,000 and wants to return it before it's discovered missing. However, he had an accomplice in the robbery but he does not know where the accomplice is at.
A Japanese woman travels to the U.S. to find an American man who proposed to her in Japan and hires Josh to find him since no one will help her in her search. Josh is confronted by the Japanese man to whom she had been promised.
Josh arrives in town thinking the sheriff summoned him to go after a man. Instead, a woman wants Josh to bring in the man, her wanted husband, alive, so he can prove self defense, but the brothers of the man he killed are out to hang him.
Josh rides to Barney Durant's horse business to rent a couple of horses right after Barney pushes his son David to leave. When Josh's 2 bounty prisoners escape taking 2 horses from his horse trader friend, he helps in tracking them down.