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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Year: 1959 | 1960 | 1961 | 1962 | 1963

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Stage Stop

15 September 1959
Jess Harper has drifted into Laramie, Wyoming Territory from Texas looking for the "friend" who stole his money. He gets a cold reception from the lawmen of Laramie when he's mistaken for a member of Bud Carlin's gang, out to spring one of their own from jail. Jess receives an even chillier reception from Slim Sherman co-owner of Sherman Ranch. Slim's kid brother Andy takes a shine to the stranger when Jess finds himself at the Sherman Relay Station on the Central Overland Mail stage Line. Slim's dislike of Jess intensifies when Andy makes it plain he'd rather partner with the drifter than his own brother. Slim and Jess are forced into an uneasy partnership when Bud Carlin shows up at the relay station and takes them hostage to impersonate the judge who is on his way to Laramie to try Pete Morgan, the "friend" Jess Harper has been looking for.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Dan Duryea ... Bud Carlin

Everett Sloane ... Judge Thomas J. Wilkens
Gordon Jones ... Clint

Jon Locke ... Matt
Don Haggerty ... Deputy Marshall
Dan Riss ... Marshall
John Mitchum ... Pete Morgan
Norman Willis ... Barkley
Gilman Rankin ... The Deputy (as Gil Rankin)
Harvey Stephens ... Print Shop Man
Boyd Stockman ... Franky
Herman Hack ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: Glory Road

22 September 1959
Essie Bright, a traveling preacher lady, is on her way to Laramie when she loses her piano player. Roany Bishop is a down on his luck drifter who needs a way to Laramie to look up his friend Jess Harper. Roany claims to play the piano so that Miss Essie will take him Laramie. One their way they stop at the Sherman relay station. Jess, recognizes Roany and tries to avoid meeting up with him, to no avail. Roany presses Jess to go to Laramie with him using the fact the he'd save Jess's life several years prior. Meanwhile Jonesy, spying the piano tied to the back of Miss Essie's wagon, starts to play. Miss Essie invites Jonesy to play for her Sunday meeting and Jess ends up leaving Sherman Ranch to join up with Roany and Miss Essie. On the way, Roany ends up racing the stage bound for Laramie with near disastrous results. Once in town Roany starts revealing the darker side of his nature, which Jess figured all along. Roany eventually shows his true side during Sunday morning service with Miss Essie forcing a showdown with Jess.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (as Robert Crawford Jr.)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Nanette Fabray ... Essie Bright

Eddie Albert ... Roany Bishop

Ray Teal ... Bartender
Read Morgan ... Man on Stage
Francis McDonald ... Old Man
Boyd Stockman ... Frankie
Dick Crockett ... 2nd Townsman
Leonard P. Geer ... 1st Townsman
Joanne Timmons ... Woman on Stage
Chick Hannan ... Townsman (uncredited)
Hank Mann ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chalky Williams ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 3: Circle of Fire

29 September 1959
When the Great Central Overland Mail stage breaks down on it's way to Laramie, it is an ill wind that blows. While the passengers are trying to effect repairs, Martha Chambers shoots and mortally wounds Taka, son of Pawnee Chief Yellow Knife, by mistake. Taking the wounded Indian with them, under the protestations of some of the passengers, the crippled coach manages to make it to the Sherman Relay station, putting Slim, Andy, Jess and Jonesy at risk. Fearing an attack by Yellow Knife and the Pawnee, Slim orders Jonesy and Andy to Laramie while Major David Prescott tries to save Taka's life. When Maj. Prescott's identity is revealed and the fact he was dishonorably discharged for conduct unbecoming an officer for taking up with a married woman, Martha Chambers. The relay station defenders manage to repulse the opening attack by the Pawnee but it's readily apparent to Slim, Jess and Maj. Prescott that they need help. Slim volunteers to ride for the cavalry platoon that had visited early that day but Jess takes the job, having had experience as a dispatch rider. After Jess leaves Slim and Prescott parley with Yellow Knife, hoping to avert a bloodbath, but Taka has died and Yellow Knife demands the body of his and the person who pulled the trigger but Prescott refuses to give up Martha and it starts a long night of waiting. Eventually Martha decides to give herself up to the Pawnee rather than see anyone at the relay station killed but she is thwarted by Andy and Slim. Slim decides to trick Yellow Knife into another parley, hoping to kill the chief and demoralize his men. Maj. Prescott has other ideas and cold cocks Slim to kill Yellow Knife himself. Slim regains consciousness in time to follow Prescott into the hills where the Pawnee have encircled the relay station. Major Prescott is killed by Yellow Knife and Slim ends up killing Yellow Knife.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Ernest Borgnine ... Major Prescott

Marsha Hunt ... Martha Chambers
Robert F. Simon ... Bert Bigelow
Frank Ferguson ... Abner Crable
Eddy Waller ... Mose
John Pickard ... Calvin Dalyrumple

Frank DeKova ... Yellow Knife

James Griffith ... Lieutenant

Season 1, Episode 4: Fugitive Road

6 October 1959
Private Gil Brady shows up at the Sherman Ranch Relay Station beaten and half-starved looking for help from his brother-in-law, Jess Harper. Gil claims to have deserted from the Army and he wants Jess to take him to Canada by way of the Lolo trail, which which puts Jess at odds with Slim Sherman. Determined to get Gil to Canada for his sister's sake, Jess sets off with Gil and the Army in pursuit. Ultimately Slim joins a chase that could cost Jess his life.

Season 1, Episode 5: The Star Trail

13 October 1959
Vic Stoddard comes to Rock Spring to mail a letter only he's gunned down by Curly Troy, son of a powerful local rancher. Curly mails the letter anyway, which is addressed to Jess Harper. Jess travels to Rock Spring because of Vic's letter only find his friend dead. Angry, Jess tries to goad Curly into gunfight but Sheriff Tully Hatch cools both hotheads down. It doesn't stop Curly from making another try for Jess later that night, but it costs him his life. Jess decides to stay in Rock Springs and becomes Sheriff Hatch's deputy and immediately there is a bank robbery that nets the thieves most of the deposits of the town. When Jess and the sheriff split up during the pursuit. Hatch ends keeping the money because of his infatuation with Evie the saloon girl. He wants to impress Evie and she only has eyes for money. The third robber is loose and looking for the stolen money while Sheriff Hatch is busy making plans to run with Evie. Circumstances for Jess to face the possibility that Hatch isn't the man he thinks he is. The final showdown at Hatch's ranch house will could cost Hatch his reputation or Jess Harper his life.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Lloyd Nolan ... Sheriff Tully Hatch

Patricia Barry ... Evie
Mildred von Hollen ... Ma
William Bryant ... Curly Troy
James Anderson ... Deputy Sheriff Grat
Hal Hopper ... Bud Lauten
Forrest Lewis ... Minister
William D. Gordon ... Vic Stoddard
John L. Cason ... Mark Howard
Emile Avery ... Barfly (uncredited)
Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 6: The Lawbreakers

20 October 1959
Judge Barnaby Cade is a wily old drunk just released from prison and on the trail of the ill-gotten gains from bank robberies, stage hold up and an army payroll robbery that he and the Chawcktaw Johnson gang stole. The problem is he doesn't know exactly where it is and needs a guide to help him find it. An investigator from the Adjutant General of the Army has been been following Cade since his release from prison, hoping that he will lead him to the money. When Cade gets thrown in jail for being very drunk and somewhat disorderly, the investigator approaches the sheriff about Cade. The sheriff suggests Slim Sherman to pose as a guide but it's decided that Slim is too well known to pull it off so Jess Harper agrees to masquerade as a down on his luck guide for Cade. So begins a journey that finds Jess slowly outnumbered as men from Chawcktaw's gang join the ranks, each carrying a piece of the route and each fearing the rest as they reveal their piece of the route to the money. The men are slowly being picked off as the danger to Jess grows until the final showdown between Cade and Chawcktaw over the money.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

John McIntire ... Judge Barnaby Cade

James Best ... Dallas
Christopher Dark ... Rickert
Rayford Barnes ... Marcy
Bartlett Robinson ... Sheriff
Robert Anderson ... Capt. Albert Reeves
Michael Morgan ... Chawcktaw
Fred Coby ... Deputy

Season 1, Episode 7: The Iron Captain

27 October 1959
Captain Sam Prado is psychopath that finds himself at Sherman Ranch and Relay Station with a saddle bag full of stolen money and the law hot on his trail. Hoping to avoid capture he hides the money at the ranch and threatens Jonesy and Andy Sherman. Slim Sherman and Jess Harper foil Prado's escape and he's captured. With Slim and Jess the key witnesses at his trial a brazen escape is made with the help of Prado's gang and Slim and Jess are taken as hostage by Prado. Slim is sent to Sweetwater by Prado to fetch Lita Ray, the saloon entertainer that he currently fancies and has twelve hours to return with Lita or Jess's life is forfeit. Slim makes it to Sweetwater but Lita does not want anything to do with Prado and refuses to go back with Slim which forces the rancher to abduct her. When Slim turns the tables on the man that Prado had following him, he takes Lita to Sherman Ranch and forces Prado to bring Jess to the ranch in trade for Lita. Prado has no choice because he wants Lita. Slim fearing for Andy, sends him to Laramie for help and prepares for Prado. Lita has a few tricks up her sleeve and gives up to Prado to try and save Slim and Jess from certain death.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Edmond O'Brien ... Captain Sam Prado
Valerie Allen ... Lita Ray

James Coburn ... Finch

Denver Pyle ... Sheriff Hailey
George Keymas ... Dixie Anderson
Gerald Milton ... Jake Strome
Dehl Berti ... Pat - El Dorado Saloonkeeper
James Anderson ... Dusty - Henchman
Foxy Callahan ... Deputy Foxy (uncredited)
Ken Christy ... Clem Walters (uncredited)
Terry Frost ... Townsman Noticing Escape (uncredited)
Augie Gomez ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chick Hannan ... Henchman (uncredited)
Walter Lawrence ... Townsman (uncredited)
Frosty Royce ... Deputy Lou (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 8: General Delivery

3 November 1959
Ed Caulder is a hired gun that accepts assignments through General Delivery mail and he's come to Laramie to do another job. His target is someone at Sherman Ranch but when Slim and Andy Sherman save Caulder's life he eventually ends up rethinking his contract. The men who hired him have other ideas about his quitting the contract and those ideas could prove deadly to Slim and Jess Harper.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Rod Cameron ... Ed Caulder
Jerry O'Sullivan ... Sheriff
Kelly Thordsen ... Fired Ranch Hand
William Henry ... Lou Delkins (as Bill Henry)
Henry Rowland ... Don Delkins
Dennis Moore ... Sam Shaw
Charles J. Conrad ... Morgan
Jack Hill ... Virgil - The Bartender
Joe McGuinn ... Deputy at First Shooing
Chick Hannan ... Morgan Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Townsman (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard ... Pop (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: The Run to Tumavaca

10 November 1959
Laurel Dewalt is the beautiful, calculating and greedy young wife of rich rancher Arnold Dewalt. She despises her marriage and dallies with almost any man, using them and then discarding them. When she runs from her husband she runs into the arms of Jess Harper, a man with whom she has a history with. Jess isn't happy to see her but finds himself believing her lies. He agrees to take her to Tumavaca and Slim Sherman isn't happy about Jess leaving, but can't stop him. There is an added complication, Arnold Dewalt has put bounty hunters on Laurel's trail and they aren't picky about who gets hurt as they trail their quarry. The road to Tumavaca holds more than one peril for Jess Harper.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Gena Rowlands ... Laurel DeWalt
John Archer ... Arnold DeWalt

Robert J. Wilke ... Gareth
John Alderson ... George Hanover

Kevin Hagen ... Josh
Harry Lauter ... Roy
Joe Dominguez ... Mexican Villager
Tom Hernández ... Montero Rios

Season 1, Episode 10: The General Must Die

17 November 1959
Whit Malone, an old army buddy of Slim Sherman's, shows up unexpectedly at the Sherman Ranch and Relay station supposedly to have a visit with Slim. Whit gets Slim drunk reminiscing about old time and also gets him to agree to taking Andy up to his ranch in Montana for some fishing. In the sobering light of the next day, Slim reneges on taking Andy and Whit is force to reveal that he is allied with one Colonel Brandt who is out to assassinate General William Tecumseh Sherman. General Sherman is expected at the relay station that day. Jess Harper is also expected to return to the ranch from a trip out of town. When Jess arrives Jonesy plays like Jess is a stranger and he picks up immediately that something isn't right at the relay station, playing along with Jonesy. After Jess heads into Laramie does Whit figure out that the stranger was Jess and chases after him. Jess rides into an ambush on the road into Laramie and takes a fake fall off his horse. The attackers take no chances and shoot Jess, this time hitting him. Wounded and too far from town to make it on foot, Jess returns to the ranch. He manages to get the attention of Slim and they hatch a desperate plan to warn the Secret Service that the relay station is a trap. The plan is discovered and so is Jess Harper. With time running out Slim and Jess have to stop Colonel Brandt, Whit and the other killers from carrying out their plan to kill General Sherman.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Brian Keith ... Whit Malone

John Hoyt ... Colonel Brandon
Read Morgan ... Charlie

Don 'Red' Barry ... Colin
Robert Nash ... Sheriff McCord
Kenneth MacDonald ... Zeke - Decoy Stage Driver
Jason Johnson ... Telegraph Agent
Tom London ... Wilson - Sherman's Stage Driver
Gilman Rankin ... General William Tecumseh
Bud Osborne ... Elmer - First Stage Driver (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 11: Dark Verdict

24 November 1959
It's a case of murder and revenge when a friend of Jess Harper's is unjustly accused, tried, convicted and hung for the murder of Doc Webb and Sheriff Kiley. The problem is John MacLean was an innocent man and Jess was looking for the real murderer while Slim Sherman tried to stop the trial being held at Sherman ranch. When Jess gets back to the ranch with the real murderer he finds John MacLean dangling from a tree and Slim nursing a head wound. Jess is enraged at all the men who participated in the kangaroo court, including Judge Matthew Hedrick and his son Jim. His desire for justice for MacLean may cost him his friendship with Slim and possibly his freedom when the men responsible are found guilty but without criminal intent and set free.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Thomas Mitchell ... Judge Matthew Hedrick

Warren Stevens ... James Hedrick

L.Q. Jones ... John MacLean

Harry Dean Stanton ... Vern Cowan (as Dean Stanton)
Grant Richards ... Isaih Carter
Thomas Browne Henry ... Judge (as Thomas B. Henry)
Leake Bevil ... Canyon Rider
Paul E. Burns ... Prospector
Walter Coy ... Prosecutor
Herbert Lytton ... Court Clerk (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: Man of God

1 December 1959
The Wyoming Territory is a place of fear. Sioux renegades, armed better than the cavalry by unscrupulous traders, are raiding and killing over a large ares. The stage line is suffering and there seems no end when Father Elliot comes to Sherman Ranch and Relay station on his way to the Yellowstone to meet with Sitting Bull. He needs a guide but both Jess Harper and Slim Sherman decline the job and the Army is set against Father Elliot making an all ready volatile situation worse. The gunrunners don't want him in the way either. Father Elliot, seeing it as a mission from God, ignores all and hires Charlie Root to guide him and sets off, passing again Sherman Ranch to say goodbye. When Jess and Jonesy find out that Charlie Root is wanted for murder, Jess has a difficult decision to make with Slim gone to Laramie on stage business. Stay at the ranch with Jonesy and Andy or go after Father Elliot and Charlie Root. Jonesy ends up forcing Jess to light out after Father Elliot. In the meantime, the good father has growing suspicions about Charlie Root and realizes his life is in danger. When Charlie Root's attempt to murder him backfires, Father Elliot is now on his own to make it to Yellowstone and Sitting Bull. Jess catches up with him in time to save in a fall off a precipice and continues on with Father Elliot. They come across the gunrunners readying to make a deal with Sitting Bull for repeating rifles and ammunition only to be foiled by a determined Father Elliot and an equally determined Jess Harper. After destroying the guns and ammunition, Father Elliot must now face Sitting Bull.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

James Gregory ... Father Elliott
Bill Williams ... Charlie Root
Douglas Kennedy ... Gunrunner
Kathleen O'Malley ... Wife

Sam Edwards ... Captain
John Bryant ... Husband
Russ Bender ... Sheriff

Dan White ... Townsman (as Daniel White)
Tyler MacDuff ... Lieutenant

Raymond Bailey ... Colonel Carlington (uncredited)
Charlie Briggs ... Blacksmith (uncredited)

Frank DeKova ... Sitting Bull (uncredited)
Tex Driscoll ... Barfly (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Townsman (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard ... Barfly (uncredited)
Charles Stevens ... Indian (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 13: Bare Knuckles

8 December 1959
Anxious to help pay the bills at the financially-strapped station, Jonesy becomes the promoter for a traveling prizefighter whose bouts aren't always on the up-and-up.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Don Megowan ... Terry Mulligan
Wally Brown ... Brad Holvig
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Hal Baylor ... Cowboy Hill
Charles Tannen ... Bartender
Harry Wilson ... Fight Spectator
John Mitchum ... Drunk Cowboy
George Bell ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Bill Borzage ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Spencer Chan ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Russell Custer ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
James Dime ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Art Felix ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
H.W. Gim ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Tex Holden ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Ray Jones ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Kenny ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Hank Mann ... Timekeeper (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Ernesto Molinari ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Charles Morton ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Buddy Roosevelt ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Sam Savitsky ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Milan Smith ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Tom Smith ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Earl Spainard ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)
Chalky Williams ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 14: The Lonesome Gun

15 December 1959
Slim Sherman becomes a target of one man's vengeance when Ed Farrell sends a letter to the late Matthew Sherman vowing to kill him for what he did years ago. Jonesy attempts to intervene with disastrous results when Farrell's desire for revenge is turned on Slim. Ed Farrell is also a man on the run, an escapee from Yuma Prison, with a price on his head. When Jonesy fails to stop Ed a second time, it lands him in jail in Casper and puts Farrell on the first stage to Laramie and the Sherman Ranch and Relay station. He gives Slim and Jess Harper a fake name and lands a job. Ed now has the opportunity to kill Slim but fate keeps intervening. When Jess finds out that their new ranch hand is Ed Farrell it's a race against time to save Slim from almost certain death.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Gary Merrill ... Ed Farrell
Ed Prentiss ... Marshal Dan Burns
Hank Patterson ... Stage Driver
Tom London ... Charlie
Sydney Mason ... Bartender
William Vaughn ... Deputy

Norman Leavitt ... Hotel Clerk
Kermit Maynard ... Townsman (uncredited)

Kenneth Tobey ... Joe Tanner (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: Night of the Quiet Men

22 December 1959
John MacCambridge is the former marshal of Dodge City and a friend of Slim Sherman. He arrives in Laramie at the same time that Slim is seeing Jess Harper off on a cattle drive with the combined herds of several area ranches. MacCambridge is in town to buy a particular piece of land from Slim, supposedly to become a rancher. Slim refuses to sell the land but does agree to lease the land to MacCambridge. What MacCambridge doesn't tell Slim is that his partners in the ranch are some of the outlaws and gunmen that he's dealt with over the years. The situation in Laramie becomes volatile as, one by one, Mac's partners arrive and are recognized by the townsfolk forcing Slim to confront Mac about his activities on the property. Adding fuel to the fire are a couple of disgruntled cowboys stirring up trouble. When one of the small farms is raided and the owner killed, blame is laid directly on Mac's doorstep, putting Slim in the middle between his friend Mac and his friends in town. Tensions come to a head when Jess and the stage return to Laramie with the cattle money and are ambushed on the way to town. With lives and livelihoods at stake it's up to Slim to flush out the real thieves and killers.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Lyle Bettger ... John McCambridge
Carl Benton Reid ... Cole Rogers
Read Morgan ... Ames

Anthony Caruso ... Kurt Lang
Robert Knapp ... Brodie

Karl Swenson ... Becker
Bartlett Robinson ... Sheriff
Augie Gomez ... Dodge Townsman (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Double Circle Ranch Hand (uncredited)

Norman Leavitt ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)

George Macready ... Dodge City Judge (uncredited)
Michael Morgan ... Ed Saunders (uncredited)
Zon Murray ... Bill Dayton (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ... Bartender (uncredited)
Arthur Space ... Dodge City Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 16: The Pass

29 December 1959
Its winter and the Sioux are at war and the Wyoming Territory has become their battleground. Slim Sherman and Jess Harper have to close up Sherman Ranch and Relay Station, sending Jonesy and Andy Sherman to Laramie and to safety. Slim and Jess volunteer with Army, Jess ends up as guide for Custer and Slim assigned to guide a mule train carrying dynamite up to a critical mountain pass. The pass must be blown up to prevent the Cheyenne from joining the Sioux and trapping Custer's forces between them. It's up to Slim, aided by a beautiful woman, to win the battle against the elements, against the Cheyenne and against the betrayal of white trappers to make sure that the mission succeeds.

Season 1, Episode 17: Trail Drive

12 January 1960
In need of some extra money, Slim and Jess take jobs as drovers on a cattle drive, and Jonesy tags along with them. Things change, however, when they discover that the trail boss is planning to kill all three of them.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Jim Davis ... Hake Ballard
Russ Conway ... Jake Tyler
Don C. Harvey ... Martin
Richard H. Cutting ... Bill - Rancher Going to Calgary (as Dick Cutting)

Willis Bouchey ... Frazer
Fred Coby ... Deputy Sheriff
Chick Hannan ... Rider with Tyler (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Townsman (uncredited)
Henry Wills ... Rider with Tyler (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 18: Day of Vengeance

19 January 1960
Jess Harper has been appointed special deputy marshal to escort accused murderer Gabe Reynolds from Cheyenne to Laramie by stage. The stage is ambushed by Manuel Ortega, brother of the woman that Gabe Reynolds is accused of killing. A game of cat and mouse ensues with Jess and his fellow passengers hopelessly outnumbered and out-gunned. With the real murderer of Margarita Ortega still on the loose and looking to kill Gabe before he can reveal the truth, everyone's life is on the line.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
John Larch ... Gabe Reynolds
Adele Mara ... Alice Goren
Phillip Pine ... Juan Mendoza
Harry Bartell ... Rev. Ernie Polk
Vinton Hayworth ... Judge Joshua Meeker
Rico Alaniz ... Manuel Ortega
Michael Vallon ... (credit only)
Tom London ... Shotgun Guard (uncredited)

Vito Scotti ... Paco (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 19: The Legend of Lily

26 January 1960
The aging but still beautiful Lily Langford, the toast of 3 continents, is on a tour of the west and her next stop is Laramie. She's broke and one step ahead of the creditors because of her ne'er do well, cheating gambler of a husband, Ben Carson. Among his victims, Shanghai Pierce and his outfit from Texas, who are hot on his trail. Shanghai ends up locking horns with Jess Harper and then Slim Sherman and in the mêlée Ben Carson ends up out at the Sherman Ranch and Relay Station with Jonesy, who met Lily many years before at the height of her career. He's hoping to get her to sing one of his ditties and managers to get Carson to listen. Carson could care less because he's looking to swindle the town and Lily out of the receipts for the Laramie concert. It's up to Slim, Jess and ultimately Lily herself to stop him.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Constance Moore ... Lily Langford
Kent Taylor ... Ben Carson

George Tobias ... Shanghai Pierce

Patsy Kelly ... Bea
William Tannen ... Laramie Sheriff
Harry Lauter ... Alamo
Roy Barcroft ... Platte County Sheriff
Harry Tyler ... Judd (as Harry O. Tyler)

Hal Smith ... Charlie

David McMahon ... Bartender
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)
Dee Cooper ... Cowboy (uncredited)

Richard Farnsworth ... Stage Driver (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ... Townsman (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Show Spectator (uncredited)
Harry Strang ... Telegrapher (uncredited)
Frank Sully ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 20: Death Wind

2 February 1960
It's an ill wind that blows in the Laramie basin and Sherman Ranch in its path. With an impending tornado, Slim, Jess, Andy and Jonesy are hard pressed to get the ranch ready for the storm. What they don't realize is that there's more than one storm heading for the ranch when the stage from Laramie has to stop at the relay station to wait out the tornado. None of the passengers is who they seem, with one man on the run from the military and the law, a nun who isn't a nun, and a gambler who has more to gamble than his money. Add a bounty hunter and a gunman masquerading as a deputy marshal and it's a stormy situation that could cost the members of Sherman Ranch their lives.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Claude Akins ... Sgt. Maj. Tom Cole
Nancy Gates ... Angela Cole
Stacy Harris ... Bradley Teague
Chris Alcaide ... Will Brent
James Anderson ... Troy Tollard
William Fawcett ... Ben

Jon Locke ... Hired Gun
Roy Barcroft ... Deputy Marshal Bill Littlefield (uncredited)
John Bryant ... Prison Guard (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 21: Company Man

9 February 1960
Jack Slade is the new stage line superintendent and he's a hard, ruthless man. He especially wants Jess Harper fired one way or another which doesn't set well with Jess or Slim Sherman. Adding to Slim's problems are the fact that all the relay teams and some of his best quarter horses have been stolen. Slim and Jess have tracked the thieves but they are holed up in a canyon and it would be suicide to go after them without help. Slim and Jess go after the stolen horses with Jack Slade, after establishing an uneasy truce with the company man. They get the horses back but there's a steep price to pay with Slade gunning all the men guarding the horses. One wounded man gets away and ends up at the ranch where Jonesy and Andy try to help. Tension escalates when Slade finds Jonesy and Andy protecting the wounded man and forcing Slim and Jess to side with them. The wounded man's outlaw brother is tracking him and forces a showdown with Slim, Jess and Slade when he takes Andy to bargain for his brother. It's a showdown that costs lives.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (as Robert Crawford Jr.)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

John Dehner ... Jack Slade

James Best ... Ben Leach

James Westmoreland ... Johnny Leach (as Rad Fulton)
Olive Sturgess ... Caroline Clark

Bing Russell ... Tex
William Bryant ... Skinny

Dabbs Greer ... Samuel Clemens

Ellen Corby ... Mrs. Clark
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Dan Sheridan ... Hanging Victim (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 22: Rope of Steel

16 February 1960
Mary and Del Layton are held up and murdered for their strong box of money bu the murderer is interrupted by Mace Stringer and runs. An unassuming man, Mace becomes the town celebrity for bringing Del to town for help and riding with the posse, along with Slim Sherman, to capture the murderer. The problem is Del Layton dies and leaves the money to the town but nobody can find the strongbox. Mace Stringer provides very helpful clues but the townspeople begin to think Slim has stolen the money because of Mace. Some also think that Slim let the murderer 'escape' only to be shot. Mace is the big man in town and he wants Sally from the saloon. He wants her bad enough to lie, cheat and murder for the Layton's money and Slim has to figure it out before it's too late and his reputation is ruined.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper (credit only)
Harry Townes ... Mace Stringer
Mari Blanchard ... Sally
George Mitchell ... Charlie Bowden
Bartlett Robinson ... Sheriff
John Cliff ... Tully
Charlie Briggs ... Will
Tom Fadden ... Dell Layton
George Eldredge ... Doc Huber
H.E. West ... Bartender
Lillian O'Malley ... Mary Layton
Frank Mills ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 23: Duel at Alta Mesa

23 February 1960
Jess Harper travels to Patterson Ranch for Slim Sherman and finds himself up to his gun belt in trouble. T.J. Patterson owns the stage line and he's been robbed of money that belongs to the company. The thief is Tom Mannering, the man his daughter Gloria loves and the loss of the money could ruin the stage line. Jess refuses the job to track Mannering to Alta Mesa until he finds out that Slim has an obligation to Patterson. He grudgingly accepts the job but enemies dog his trail and Gloria Patterson is following so that he doesn't gun down Mannering. Also on Mannering's trail is the man that he was supposed to give Patterson's money to. Gloria and Jess are finding that they are attracted to each other but it complicates the chase until they catch up with Mannering and Gloria get her eyes opened to the real Tom Mannering. Mannering's partner wants the money and he doesn't care who he kills to get it, including Jess Harper.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Fay Spain ... Gloria Patterson
Alan Baxter ... Warren Gallagher
Tom Drake ... Tom Mannering

Douglass Dumbrille ... T.J. Patterson
Pamela Duncan ... Sally Mannering
Ron Hayes ... Gallagher Henchman
Don Kelly ... Rick

George Kennedy ... Gallagher Henchman
Jon Lormer ... Wally
Gail Bonney ... Famer's Wife (uncredited)
Herman Hack ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 24: Street of Hate

1 March 1960
Frank Buckley went to prison for killing Cameron Gault's son Jay and he took a secret to prison with him. Now it's five years later and he's back in Laramie, paroled to Slim Sherman and there are those in town that don't want him back. His only allies are Slim, Jess Harper and Laurie Allen, Doc Allen's daughter. It doesn't help Frank's case that Cameron Gault raised him as his own and that Chad Morgan, Gault's foreman, has designs on taking over the Gault empire and he's going to use every dirty trick in the book to make sure Frank Buckley goes back to prison. Morgan also targets Slim by threatening the stage drivers and nearly killing Jess by wrecking a stage. It's only when the secret is revealed that Frank and Laurie can get on with their lives and set the record straight about Jay Gault's death.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (as Robert Crawford Jr.)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Charles Bronson ... Frank Buckley

Barton MacLane ... Cameron Gault
Kathleen Crowley ... Laurie Allen
Dean Fredericks ... Chad Morgan
James Bell ... Dr. Malcolm Allen
Herbert Lytton ... Prison Warden (as herbert C. Lytton)

Richard Farnsworth ... Gault Ranch Hand
Jack Carry ... Gault Ranch Hand
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... Stage Driver
Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)

David McMahon ... Bartender (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 25: Ride or Die

8 March 1960
The Laramie bank has been robbed Vernon Kane and a popular deputy killed. Slim Sherman trails the bandit into the desert and catches up with him in the company of Deborah and Jack Farnum. Jack is a gambler and Deborah, his long suffering wife and they're in the desert searching for gold. When Kane comes upon them, one of their horses has died and he claims he's being trailed by a desperado. When Slim comes along Kane's glib tongue has the couple siding with him against Slim. Slim is able to force the small band to go back to Laramie but it's a desperate fight for survival with little water, no rest and little help. Who will survive?
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Simon Oakland ... Vernon Kane
Sue England ... Deborah Farnum
Robert Clarke ... Jack Farnum
Steve Darrell ... Deputy Tom Houston

David McMahon ... Townsman
Howard Wright ... Sheriff
Dennis Moore ... Doctor

Season 1, Episode 26: Hour After Dawn

15 March 1960
Billy Pardee makes an unsuccessful attempt at robbing the Wells Fargo office in Laramie, killing the deputy sheriff in the process. When Pardee's partners attempt to break him out of jail, Sheriff Cory is wounded and presses Slim Sherman into service as acting sheriff with Jess Harper as his deputy. It's a job that Slim doesn't want but there's nobody else to protect Laramie from Tom Creighton, outlaw leader out to make sure that Billy doesn't hang for murder. With most of the townsfolk afraid to stand against Creighton, the odds are against Slim and Jess living long enough to carry out the execution an hour after dawn.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Gloria Talbott ... Maud Pardee

Ben Johnson ... Billy Pardee
Robert Osterloh ... Sheriff Mort Corey
Irving Bacon ... Tooey
Russell Thorson ... Townsman

Bruce Bennett ... Tom Creighton
Clarence Straight ... Sam
George Eldredge ... Doc Huber
Gene Roth ... Marshal from Cheyenne
Fred Coby ... Deputy Tom Worth (uncredited)
Chick Hannan ... Baggage Man (uncredited)
S. John Launer ... Judge Oliver (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ... Creighton Henchman (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 27: The Protectors

22 March 1960
It's the sod-busters against the ranchers and the homesteaders have hired Gil Martin and his crew to protect them against cattlemen intent on driving them out of Laramie. Gil Martin has a different agenda and it involves starting a range war instead of stopping it. Slim Sherman and Jess Harper are trying to keep a lid on a volatile situation, which is only made worse when rancher Luke Rawlins is murdered and the homesteaders are blamed. The Laramie Basin is in danger of blowing wide open and its up to Slim, Jess and the homesteaders to get to the truth behind Gil Martin before it's too late.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Vince Edwards ... Gil Craig
Mari Aldon ... Celie Rawlins
Herbert Rudley ... Luke Rawlins

Robert Bray ... Sam Willard
William Phipps ... Roy Allen

Ted de Corsia ... Sam Greer
Baynes Barron ... Sheriff
Bobby Hall ... Conductor
Paul Kruger ... Rancher (uncredited)
Rod McGaughy ... Rawlins Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Jack Perrin ... Rancher (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ... Rancher (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Rawlins Ranch Hand (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 28: Saddle and Spur

29 March 1960
The cattle market is depressed which forces Slim Sherman and Jess Harper to hit the trail looking for a better place to sell cattle. The town of Agate is the middle of brewing range war when Slim and Jess ride into town. Circumstances find them hired as the city marshals, putting them between Terry Blake and the rest of ranchers in the area. It's a case of accusations and counter claims as Slim and Jess unravel the mystery of Terry's rustled cattle, putting them at odds with the very men that hired them. Men who would see the pair dead before they find out the full truth of what is really going on in Agate.

Season 1, Episode 29: Midnight Rebellion

5 April 1960
Jess Harper is on the run from the law after killing a U.S. marshal in Laramie when he meets up with Vern Jamieson on the trail. Vern, having witnessed the murder, offers Jess a position with Owen Cantrell and Loren Corteen in their private army in the border dispute between the U.S. and Canada. Corteen is fostering a rebellion in the neutral territory and using as many gunmen as he can hire to fill the ranks. Jess agrees but it's evident early on that he doesn't quite fit in with the rest of the gun slicks that have been hired. He's causing too much trouble, asking too many questions and getting too friendly with the wrong girl. Jess is forced to kill Jamieson when the latter figures out that Jess isn't what he appears. His actions trap Jess in Corteen's lair and the only way out will be at the business end of a gun during the raid on a U.S. Army supply train. It's a race against time for Jess to prevent the raid, save the supply train and stop Corteen and Cantrell. His only ally in his dangerous game is the girl he got too friendly with.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (as Robert Crawford Jr.)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Bruce Gordon ... Major Owen Cantrell
Ed Kemmer ... Capt. Vern Jamieson (as Edward Kemmer)

Marian Collier ... Jeanette Durand
Roy Barcroft ... Marshal
Frank Ferguson ... Paul Durand
Hal Baylor ... Kincaid

Michael Pate ... Governor Loren Corteen

Norman Leavitt ... Newspaperman (uncredited)
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... Guard at Dock (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson ... Burke (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 30: Cemetery Road

12 April 1960
Slim Sherman gets involved in a fracas with the surly Glen Bentley while rushing Jonesy into Laramie to see the doctor. Bentley is part of a wagon train laying over on the outskirts of town and is a loudmouthed bully. later in the day, Slim is forced into a gunfight with Bentley when the latter pulls a gun on an unarmed man. Bentley is badly wounded and later dies when the doctor can't be found in time. Though Slim is cleared of wrong doing at the sheriff's inquest, Ross, the assistant wagon master wants the job of wagon master, and will stoop to anything including lies to get it. He kidnaps Slim to try him for murder according to wagon train rules. Facing a hangman's noose Slim's only hope lies in the widow of the dead man and the wagon master seeing past the lies of Ross.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper (credit only)

Jocelyn Brando ... Julia Hansen
King Donovan ... Dr. Matthew Hansen
Rachel Ames ... Helen Bentley

Dennis Patrick ... Ross
Judson Pratt ... Elmo
Read Morgan ... Glen Bentley
Syd Saylor ... Barber
Robert Carlson ... Wagon Train Member
Barney Biro ... Bartender

R.G. Armstrong ... Matthews (uncredited)
Kenneth MacDonald ... Sheriff (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
Edwin Rochelle ... Wagon Train Member (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Fight Spectator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 31: Men of Defiance

19 April 1960
Deputy Marshal Jess Harper and the Marshal are on the trail of Frank Bannister and his gang for two weeks when Bannister turns the tables on them along the Santa Fe trail in New Mexico. Afoot and with nowhere else to run they make for Fort Defiance Trading Post with Bannister close on their heels. The men, headed by Clint Gentry, who live at the trading post rescue Jess and the marshal but one their own, Reb who gave Jess and the marshal time to run, is captured. Bannister is willing to trade, giving Clint an ultimatum, Jess and the marshal for his friend Reb. Gentry is caught between a rock and a hard place and so are Jess and the marshal.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Don Megowan ... Clint Gentry

Edgar Buchanan ... Doc

Bing Russell ... Reb
Denny Miller ... Toby
John Pickard ... Stewart

Norman Leavitt ... Smokey
Mort Mills ... Marshal

John Anderson ... Frank Bannister

Ed Nelson ... Mace
Richard Shannon ... Bannister Gang Member
Rayford Barnes ... Bannister Gang Member
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... Bannister Gang Member (uncredited)
Guy Wilkerson ... Trader (uncredited)

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Queen of Diamonds

20 September 1960
A beautiful woman tries to avoid her marshal husband for his own protection, because a gang of robbers is planning on killing him over a robbery he foiled, thanks to her warning.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Julie London ... June Brown

Claude Akins ... Jim Dark
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Tony Young ... Clem Reeves
Brad Weston ... Bart Reeves
Mike Ragan ... Abel Reeves
James Chandler ... Card Player
Walter Reed ... Crooked Dealer
Maurice Manson ... Stoner
Spencer Chan ... Cafe Proprietor (uncredited)
Gregg Palmer ... Deputy Bill (uncredited)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... Brawler (uncredited)
K.L. Smith ... Jack Karnes (uncredited)
James Van Horn ... Townsman (uncredited)
Chalky Williams ... Poker Player (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 2: The Track of the Jackal

27 September 1960
Luke Wiley is a notorious, coward, bounty hunter dubbed "The Jackal" because he brings in his prisoners dead, and now he wants to take in a friend of Jess who is wanted for murder.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Stephen McNally ... Luke Wiley

Robert J. Wilke ... Sumner Campbell
Jeanne Bates ... Sarah Campbell

Dabbs Greer ... Mr. Colby
Stacy Harris ... Firth
Steven Terrell ... Jimmy Foster
Steve Darrell ... Jason MacIntire (as Stevan Darrell)
Will J. White ... Thatcher - Wanted Man
Kermit Maynard ... Townsman (uncredited)
Byron Morrow ... Barfly (uncredited)

Dan White ... Pop - Telegrapher (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 3: Three Rode West

4 October 1960
Slim Sherman is riding shotgun on $10,000 of stage line money he needs to deliver to the office in Rockland City. One hold up is foiled but a second attempt by the stage driver, Frank Skinner, in Rockland City results in the death of Jack Adams, well liked manager of the stage office, and the loss of the money. The posse is unable to track Skinner and the sheriff is suspicious of Slim, when he starts cozying up to Skinner's girl, Annie. Slim is using Annie to find Skinner and it doesn't set well with him, especially when Annie starts having feelings for him he can't return. But his gamble pays off when Skinner's brother shows up takes Annie to Mesa Verde and Frank. Slim follows but his hunt for Skinner could cost him his life when Frank uses Annie to lure Slim into an ambush.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Vera Miles ... Anne Andrews
Myron Healey ... Frank Skinner
Jan Merlin ... Chris

Denver Pyle ... Sheriff
Ross Elliott ... Jack Adams
Chris Alcaide ... Greg
Dick Rich ... Bartender
Tom London ... Old Man
Phyllis Love ... Mrs. Adams

Season 2, Episode 4: Ride the Wild Wind

11 October 1960
Outlaws rob the Laramie bank but one of them is shot and killed by the sheriff during the chase. The outlaw is riding a palomino horse with the Sherman Ranch brand so the sheriff returns the horse to Slim Sherman, hoping that Slim can identify the outlaw. Since the palomino, Cyclone, was stolen the year before Slim can't help. The arrival of Cyclone causes problems between Slim and his brother Andy when the high strung animal starts breaking fences and harassing the other Sherman horses. When Slim threatens to get rid of Cyclone, Andy takes Cyclone and runs away, only to find himself out of the frying pan and into the fire, first being injured in a windstorm and then getting rescued by the outlaws who robbed the bank. Boone Caudie sees Andy as a means of winning the widow Hannah's hand. His partners aren't happy with the arrangement and Andy's life is on the line when Pike and Dallas don't want him around when they rob the bank in Casper. Slim, who has been searching for Andy just might find him too late.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Ernest Borgnine ... Boone Caudie
John Kellogg ... Pike
James Anderson ... Dallas
Ed Prentiss ... Sheriff Simms
Don Wilbanks ... Deputy Morgan
Robert Stevenson ... Sheriff Davis (as Robert J. Stevenson)
Vivi Janiss ... Hannah Moore

Scotty Morrow ... Jody (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 5: Ride into Darkness

18 October 1960
Jess Harper comes to Danver's Pass looking for Dan Preston and immediately runs afoul of Matt Jessup and his gang. Jessup owns the town and Jess is asking too many questions about Dan Preston. Preston is a prospector who helped Jess out of jam once and he's contacted Jess needing his help. Everybody in town denies ever hearing of Preston but circumstances convince Jess that whoever isn't in Jessup's pocket, like the sheriff, is too scared to talk. What little help he gets is from Mae at the hotel and Chuck, the deputy sheriff. When Jess' stubborn search nearly gets him killed, it's Mae who comes to his aid and admits what she knows about Dan and his gold strike. Time is running out for Dan unless Jess, Mae and Chuck can rescue him from Jessup's clutches and they'll risk their lives doing it.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman (credit only)

Hoagy Carmichael ... Jonesy (credit only)
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Charles Drake ... Matt Jessup

Phyllis Avery ... Mae
Leo Gordon ... Rafe
Judson Pratt ... Sheriff

Kevin Hagen ... Henchman Pete
Brad Weston ... Chuck
Harry Shannon ... Wilson
Jason Robards Sr. ... Dan Preston
Stuart Randall ... Patterson

Richard Farnsworth ... Manley (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 6: The Long Riders

25 October 1960
Money is a little tight at Sherman Ranch and Relay Station which forces Slim Sherman and Jess Harper to become mustangers to make ends meet. While catching mustangs they save Luke Gregg's life and Slim ends up offering Luke a spot at the ranch. There's something about Gregg that doesn't set well with Jess, especially when Gregg brings up something in Slim's past, about his involvement with Ed McKeever and what happened at Adobe Wells. Slim and Andy's trust in Gregg is matched by Jess' mistrust and causes dissension between them. When Mort Cory is shot and wounded Jess believes it was Ed McKeever because Mort was with Slim during the Adobe Wells incident. Slim heads to town when the wounded Cory sends for him prompting Jess to stay behind to protect Andy and his suspicions are proved when McKeever and his men show up to set up an ambush for Slim. With Jess and Andy out of commission, Slim will be walking into a trap.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman
Dan Duryea ... Luke Gregg

John Anderson ... Ed McKeever
Fred Coby ... Charley Craig
Boyd 'Red' Morgan (as Red Morgan)
Lew Brown ... (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 7: The Dark Trail

1 November 1960
The stage line is expanding and needs horses but they are competing with the Army for stock. Slim Sherman and Jess Harper, hoping to capitalize on the premium the stage company is offering, decide to buy stock from Sam Bronson in Colorado to sell to the stage line. Jess, having cheated on the coin toss with Slim, gets more than he bargained for on the trip. Sam Bronson's runaway daughter, horse thieves and a two-timing murdering Romeo are what's in store for him as he tries to get the horses back to Laramie by the July 1st deadline to collect the bonus.

Season 2, Episode 8: .45 Calibre

15 November 1960
Vern Clark arrives at Sherman Ranch and Relay station with his new wife finds that he's now the new marshal in Laramie since the Torrey brothers have just killed Marshal Blanton. Clark and Jess Harper mix about as well as oil and water and Jess refuses to be deputized by Clark until a neighbor is killed by the Torrey brothers. Jess rides into town to join the posse being formed by Clark. The posse finds themselves out-gunned by the Torrey gang and Clark breaks and runs after being grazed by a bullet. Believing himself a coward, Clark refuses to perform his duties, leaving Jess to try and organize the citizens of Laramie to defend themselves against the gang. Jess is banking on Clark realizing that he is not a coward and that he has a job to do no matter how scared he is.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

George Nader ... Vern Clark
Anna-Lisa ... Louisa Clark

Lee Van Cleef ... Wes Torrey
Katherine Warren ... Mrs. Byrd
John Pickard ... Sloane
Charlie Briggs ... Charley Wilkes
Will J. White (as Will Wright)
Chris Alcaide ... Townsman Starting Fight (uncredited)
John L. Cason ... Barfly (uncredited)
Roy Engel ... Bartender (uncredited)
William Fawcett ... Ben - Relay Station Worker (uncredited)
Harry Harvey ... Townsman (uncredited)
John Mitchum ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 9: License to Kill

22 November 1960
Sam Jarrad is a bounty hunter turned sheriff of Willow, Colorado and Jess Harper has become a man with a price on his head for killing Blake Wilkie. Jarrad comes to Laramie with a warrant for Jess, an affidavit from a dead man and his eye on the bounty. Jess has no choice to but to go with Jarrad but Slim is hot on their trail after being deputized by the Laramie sheriff to see that Jess makes it to Willow alive. The Wilkies own Willow and Jess doesn't believe he'll get a fair trial, despite Slim's assurances, and effects an escape. Exhausted, Jess is easily recaptured, which puts him at odds with Slim. When word spreads that Jarrad has Jess in custody, it's fair game for others to collect the price on Jess' head. But the burning question is if neither Jess nor his dead partner killed Blake Wilkie, then the person who did is framing Jess for murder and doesn't want him making it to Willow alive.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

R.G. Armstrong ... Sam Jarrad
Denny Miller ... Wilkie
William Fawcett ... Ben
Kem Dibbs ... Tibbs
Roy Barcroft ... Sheriff

Don Beddoe ... Clem
Steve Darrell ... Ed (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Gunman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 10: Drifter's Gold

29 November 1960
Slim Sherman arrives in Laramie to buy supplies and finds the town pretty much empty, due to rumors of a gold strike in Cherry Creek. Slim's arrival coincides with Tom Bedloe and his gang who started the rumor of the gold strike. Unable to get help and outnumbered, Slim has to play criminal in order stay alive and free. It's a desperate gamble since Tom Bedloe has another agenda, he's looking for the daughter he's never seen. Complicating Slim's plan is Duke, Bedloe's right hand man, who distrusts Slim and his story. When his cover is blown it will cost Slim his life until Bedloe's daughter reveals herself to save him and her stepbrother.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Rod Cameron ... Tom Bedloe
Judi Meredith ... Marcie Benson

Gregory Walcott ... Duke
Sandra Knight ... Wilma
Dickie Walters ... Jock Benson (as Richard Walters)
Don Kennedy ... Nick
Billy Dix ... Ben

Season 2, Episode 11: No Second Chance

6 December 1960
Fran Ericson, a woman from Slim Sherman's past, arrives in Laramie with one agenda, to ruin the stage company that ruined her father. It begins with a group of thugs roughing up Slim, Jess Harper and their friend Smudge at the relay station and follows with Kem Backer, a man who has an offer that Slim shouldn't refuse. Break his contract with Overland and become a relay station on a new stage line. Other station owners have signed but Slim stubbornly refuses to break his contract with Overland and finds out that Fran Ericson is one of the investors behind the new line. The violence escalates and Fran is faced with the consequences of her desire for revenge. Backer has too much to loose to back off now. There's going to be a showdown at Sherman Ranch and only one winner.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Jeff Richards ... Kem Backer

Fay Spain ... Fran Ericson
William Bryant ... Tracy - Hired Gunman

Dub Taylor ... Smudge
Bob Morgan ... Backer Henchman

Frank Wilcox ... Doctor
Richard Coogan ... Sheriff Lon Matthews

Rand Brooks ... Garth
George Sowards ... Stage Driver (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 12: Duel at Parkison Town

13 December 1960
When Ben Parkison's youngest son is accidentally shot and killed on Sherman land it revives a years old feud between the Parkison's and the Sherman's. Ben challenges Slim Sherman to a duel that the young rancher doesn't want to fight, despite pressure from Parkison and the citizens of Laramie. It isn't until Ben Parkison kidnaps Jess Harper and threatens to kill him that Slim risks his life to save Jess from hanging.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Robert Crawford Jr. ... Andy Sherman

Henry Hull ... Ben Parkison
Murray Matheson ... Alexander

Ron Harper ... Lee Parkison

Don Beddoe ... Dr. Sweeney
Bartlett Robinson ... Sheriff

Howard McNear ... Waldo
Michael Vallon ... Citizen
Edward G. Robinson Jr. ... Citizen
Len Hendry ... Doug
Sol Gorss ... Bully
Kenneth MacDonald ... Duggan
William Challee ... Saunders
Harry Harvey ... Citizen
Zon Murray ... Citizen

Brian Avery ... Flord Parkison

Season 2, Episode 13: A Sound of Bells

27 December 1960
It's Christmas at Sherman Ranch and Relay Station and the Sioux are on the warpath. A strange group of refugees have taken shelter at the station with Slim Sherman and Jess Harper; a bitter army widow, a lonely orphan boy, a gun-runner, a business man and his wife, a bandit and a gold filled strongbox. The atmosphere is far from festive with Sioux braves surrounding the ranch trying to kill the occupants. The only thing that seems to draw this disparate group together is one small orphan boy. Despite the desperate odds against their survival, they manage to cobble together a Christmas for the boy and one will give his life so that the rest can survive.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Dick Foran ... Tom
Mara Corday ... Rose

Ben Johnson ... Driver
Rachel Ames

Robert J. Wilke ... Slate

Ross Martin ... Angel
Kim Hector ... Neil Hunter (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 14: The Passing of Kuba Smith

3 January 1961
Kuba Smith is a wily old outlaw on the run from a posse and with substantial price on his head. When he kills the sheriff chasing him he concocts a devious plan to switch identities with the dead man and lure a hapless stranger into thinking he killed Kuba Smith for the reward. Unfortunately the strangers he picks are Slim Sherman and Jess Harper who collect the reward, only to have it stolen from them by Kuba Smith himself. With the only clues the name on a watch and a location from ten years previous, Slim heads off to Prairie Lee to find Kuba's wife, only he finds Kuba's daughter Jane, instead. Kuba is hiding out with Jane and the chase turns into a battle of wits between Slim and Kuba but things are never what they seem.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

John McIntire ... Kuba Smith
Gloria Talbott ... Jane
Robert Knapp ... Snow
Walter Sande ... Weardon
Bartlett Robinson ... Sheriff

Vaughn Taylor ... Undertaker
Raymond Greenleaf ... Preacher
Charles Meredith ... Doctor
Harry Tyler ... Farmer
Tom Steele ... Sheriff Linke

Season 2, Episode 15: Man from Kansas

10 January 1961
Clay Jackson, a charming self-styled Robin Hood, has come to Laramie to ply his trade; to rob from the rich and befriend the poor so that witnesses to his thieving ways are few. His presence creates friction between Slim Sherman and Jess Harper, with Jess beholden to Jackson for saving his life. When Jackson goes free after his trial for holding up the Laramie stage, events are set into motion to drive Jackson to steal again, only it costs the deputy sheriff his life. Slim is set to avenge the deputy, despite the fact that Jackson is the faster gun, which puts Jess between his best friend and the man who saved his life. Slim's determination to bring Clay Jackson to justice could cost both Jess and Slim their lives.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Jock Mahoney ... Clay Jackson

Jocelyn Brando ... Sarah Willoughby
George Mitchell ... August Willoughby

Adam West ... Deputy
Vinton Hayworth ... Carter Simpson
Bartlett Robinson ... Sheriff
Harry Shannon ... Judge
Fred Sherman ... Willy - Drunk
Kelly Thordsen ... Bates
Tom Greenway
Cy Malis

Season 2, Episode 16: Killer Without Cause

24 January 1961
Joe Cloud, a Native American, is murdered by Carl Vail while working for Slim Sherman. When Slim prefers charges of murder against Carl it pits the rancher against the town and the Vail family. To get justice for Joe, Slim wires Gen. Taylor Roberts for help. In the meantime Sherman ranch is being harassed and when Luke Vail, outlaw, comes home he tries to intimidate Slim into backing off. Slim fails to be intimidates and Carl Vail is found guilty of murder and sentenced to hang. It's the town of Laramie against Slim, Jess and Gen. Roberts, who want nothing more than to see justice carried out for Joe Cloud. Carl Vail escapes when Slim and Jess try to get him to the fort but help comes from an unexpected source and justice will be served.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
James Westerfield ... Carl Vail

Roy Roberts ... Gen. Taylor Roberts

Edward Platt ... Judge Orin Chase
Rex Holman ... Ken Vail
Harry Lauter ... Luke Vail
William Fawcett ... Ben

Paul Langton ... Sheriff
Dayton Lummis ... Judge
David Manley ... Bill
James Chandler ... Barfly Talking to about Vail
John Verros ... Joe Cloud
Jim Hayward ... Townsman
Kermit Maynard ... Townsman (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 17: Stolen Tribute

31 January 1961
Clint Wade comes to Sherman Ranch and Relay station to force Jess Harper to lead him to where Jess caught up to his brother Roy five years previous. Clint wants the $80,000 in gold that his brother hid and Jess is the only one that can lead Clint to the gold. Faced with a life or death decision, Jess has no choice but to agree and it's an arduous trek through the desert over a route Jess barely remembers. They are soon overtaken by Clint's cell mate Deke Belden and suddenly it's Belden calling the shots. When they arrive at the old mission where Jess caught up with Roy, Jess' life becomes forfeit but they aren't alone. Someone saves Jess but it allows Clint and Deke the opportunity to find the gold. It becomes everyman for himself and Jess just may end up on the losing end of any bargain.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Jan Merlin ... Clint Wade

Edgar Buchanan ... Tully Casper

Dennis Patrick ... Deke Beldon

Season 2, Episode 18: The Lost Dutchman

14 February 1961
Slim Sherman and Jess Harper are in Jackson City to buy cattle from George Lake when he reneges on the deal, leaving Slim steaming mad and ready for a fight. When Lake is later killed, circumstantial evidence points to Slim as the murderer. Jess is Slim's only hope to clear him of the murder. The puzzle gets only more convoluted with a odd assortment of characters all looking for a Durango cavalry spur that is purported to contain a map to the fabled Lost Dutchman Mine. Lake was murdered for it and the only man that can clear Slim wants it. With everyone double-crossing everyone else, Jess has to find the spur if he wants to save Slim. He just has to live long enough to do it.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Robert Emhardt ... Senator Lake

Karen Steele ... Mary Lake
Robert Armstrong ... Sheriff
George Keymas ... Clint Mocassin
Rayford Barnes ... George Lake
Francis McDonald ... Old Man
Pitt Herbert ... Hotel Clerk
Robert Griffin ... Sheriff on Trail
George Sowards ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 19: Cactus Lady

21 February 1961
Troy McCanles has set her cap for Jess Harper and has shown up at the ranch to pickup where they left off in Texas, much to Slim Sherman's amusement. Jess wants nothing to do with Troy, seeing as her and her outlaw family nearly got him lynched in Laredo. Troy hasn't quite shaken loose of her outlaw family either, as she promised Jess. They've followed her to Laramie and are determined to make trouble for her. When Slim falls for Troy he has no idea about her outlaw past until she admits all to him. But blood is thicker than water as Slim finds out.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Arthur Hunnicutt ... Ezra

L.Q. Jones ... Homer

Harry Dean Stanton ... Virgil (as Dean Stanton)
Grandon Rhodes ... Mr. Thomson
Katherine Warren ... Mrs. Thomson (as Katharine Warren)
Anita Sands ... Troy McCanles
Tom London ... Charlie - Stage Driver (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 20: Riders of the Night

7 March 1961
Ben Yuma is badly wounded in a train robbery and badly needs a doctor. He and his gang have holed up in the caves near Laramie where he sends his brother for the doctor. Slim Sherman has gone to Laramie to fetch the Doc Kingsley, the vet, for his prize mare. He also picks up Sandy, one of saloon girls that has been asked to leave town. On the way to the ranch, in a case of mistaken identity, Phil Yuma kidnaps all three thinking that Doc Kingsley is a medical doctor. Kingsley is forced to remove the bullet from Ben Yuma but all is not well within the gang's ranks. Someone in the gang shot Ben and the dissension puts Slim, Doc Kingsley and Sandy in danger. What they don't know is that Jess Harper, after hearing a strange story from Mose the stage driver, has been trailing them into the hills. It's now a question of whether or not Jess will reach them in time to help.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Mary Murphy ... Sandy
Richard Coogan ... Dr. Tom Kingsley

Gregory Walcott ... Ben Yuma

James Griffith ... Gabe - Gang Member
Eddy Waller ... Mose - Stage Driver
Hal Baylor ... Beamer
Chuck Roberson ... Chet - Gang Member

Norman Leavitt ... Station Ranch Hand
Harry Strang ... Hank - Stableman (as Harry R. Strang)
Rhodes Reason ... Phil Yuma

Season 2, Episode 21: The Mark of the Manhunters

14 March 1961
Marshal Jim Craig is escorting Gil Spanner to Cheyenne to testify against Chad Farrell, but Gil is anything but cooperative and Craig is now nursing broken ribs. With Farrell's men on their trail to stop Spanner from testifying, the sheriff of Laramie out of town, Craig takes Spanner to Sherman Ranch for help, putting Slim Sherman and Jess Harper in the thick of things. They find an unlikely ally in Val Farrell, Chad's wife, who wants nothing more than to see her husband hang. They are trapped in the ranch house with Farrell's men on every side and their own numbers dwindling. With night falling and Slim already wounded, it's up to Jess and Spanner to take a huge gamble and try and catch Farrell's men in a crossfire so they can survive.

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Charles McGraw ... Marshal Jim Craig
Marguerite Chapman ... Valerie Farrell

James Coburn ... Gil Spanner
Don Kelly ... Devens (as Don O'Kelly)
Don C. Harvey ... Colby
Fred Coby ... Finch
James Bates ... Boy Cleaning Jail
Nestor Paiva ... Charlie
James Halferty ... Bailey

Season 2, Episode 22: Rimrock

21 March 1961
Slim Sherman stumbles upon murder victim Hap Matthews and ends up getting shot by the murderer and left to die. Jess Harper saves his partner and ends up trailing the suspect to the town of Rimrock. A town with many secrets and lies being covered up by Sheriff Grant McLintock and his deputy. When Jess pushes too hard for answers to the murder of Hap Matthews and the wounding of Slim Sherman, he's framed for attempting to murder Holly Matthews, Hap's daughter. Caught by the ruthless sheriff and his vicious deputy Jess has to escape and prove he's innocent and that the sheriff's brother Charlie is the murderer, or be killed. Jess learns that the sheriff's secrets could cost him his life.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Lyle Bettger ... Sheriff Grant McClintock
Susan Cummings ... Holly Matthews
Mort Mills ... Rink Banners
Brad Weston ... Deputy Marshal
Stuart Randall ... Marshal
Tom London ... Tim - Stableman
Chick Hannan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 23: Run of the Hunted

4 April 1961
Cory Lake is the half breed heir to a large ranch that he wishes to give to his mother's Cheyenne people, much to the disgust of his uncle and cousins. His uncle has Cory committed to an asylum so that he can sell the ranch out from under Cory. When Slim Sherman finds out he goes to see Cory but Doc Tolan claims that Cory is criminally insane. With Slim trying get Cory legally released, he escapes and makes matters worse by attacking Slim. Slim is left no choice but to join the posse chasing Cory and convince him to give up. It's desperate race to keep Jud from murdering Cory and it might cost Slim his life.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Charles Bronson ... Cory Lake

R.G. Armstrong ... Jud

Kevin Hagen ... David
Harry Lauter ... Harry
Stuart Randall ... Mort Corey - Sheriff
Leonard P. Geer ... Crowley (as Lenny Geer)
Harry Harvey ... Tolan (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Percy Helton ... Wes Snyder - Auctioneer
Gregg Barton ... Charlie - The Bartender (uncredited)

Richard Kiel ... Rake - Tolan's helper (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 24: Two for the Gallows

11 April 1961
Slim Sherman is hired to take Professor Landfield into the badlands to hunt for gold. Slim doesn't know that the professor is really Morgan Bennett, member of the Plummer gang who's escaped from prison, and that he is after the gang's loot buried in the badlands. What Slim doesn't know just may end up costing him his life and it's up to Jess Harper, with the help of ne'er do wells Pete and Len Dixson, to save Slim and bring Morgan Bennett to justice.

Season 2, Episode 25: The Debt

18 April 1961
Harry Markle is trailed into Laramie by a bounty hunter and turned over to acting deputy sheriff Jess Harper for the night. Jess owes Markle his life when Markle cut him from a hangman's noose years earlier. Markle is now accused of robbing the American Mail Company and killing the night watchman and he claims he's as innocent as Jess was on that long ago day. Jess repays the debt at the expense of his reputation, by letting Markle go then goes to Daggett to prove Markle's claim. He takes a job with the mail company and starts nosing around. Someone at the company office is a blackmailer and someone a murderer as Jess gets closer to the truth. The closer he gets the more dangerous it becomes. Proving Markle innocent may cost Jess his life.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Jason Evers ... Hanson

Vaughn Taylor ... Pettis

Harry Carey Jr. ... Harry Markle
Stuart Randall ... Mort Corey
Roy Barcroft ... Cotter
Monica Lewis ... Clovis
Nesdon Booth ... Bartender (uncredited)

Ellen Corby ... Hortense Cotter (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ... Jeweler (uncredited)
Emile Meyer ... Sheriff (uncredited)
Bartlett Robinson ... Jim - Telegrapher (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Barfly (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 26: Killer Odds

25 April 1961
Fred Powers is down on his luck and on the run when he meets up with Jess Harper. Jess and Slim Sherman help out the stranger by giving him a job and a place to stay, even after finding out that Fred has been dodging gunslingers out for the price on his head, put there by the father of a man he killed in a fair fight. Fred settles enough to start courting a local girl but the peace doesn't last and he is forced to go on the run again after Jess is beaten by a pair of gunmen looking for him. Not wanting to leave Laramie without saying good-bye to his girl he finds that she and her family are hostages of the gunmen. It's up to Slim, Jess and Fred to rescue them and not lose their lives in the process.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
John Lupton ... Fred Powers

Russell Johnson ... Stanton
Patricia Michon ... Sue Fenton (as Pat Michon)

Lee Van Cleef ... Dawson
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff

Paul Carr ... Pete
James Anderson ... Rip

David McMahon ... Mr. Fenton

Season 2, Episode 27: Bitter Glory

2 May 1961

John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Dianne Foster ... Ellie Jacobs
Dick Foran ... Billy Jacobs
Paul Birch ... Major Stanton
Katherine Warren ... Grace Jacobs

Ryan O'Neal ... Johnny Jacobs
Doris Packer ... Stage Passenger
Chubby Johnson ... Stage Driver

Ed Nelson ... Cal Mason
Dick Elliott ... Stage Passenger (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 28: The Tumbleweed Wagon

9 May 1961
Slim Sherman is on his way home when he is shanghaied to become Billy Pore, a convict to be delivered to the Tumbleweed Wagon that takes convicted men to prison. The real Billy Pore was shot by the farmer that was delivering him to the wagon and, desperate for $100 bounty on delivery, Slim becomes the substitute. Despite his denials, Slim is imprisoned with the rest of the men on the wagon, one of whom is expecting his gang to help him escape. Slim is in a race against time, desperate to have the marshal's believe him before the wagon is ambushed. His only hope is the farmer's son convincing his father to go back and tell the marshals the truth about what they did before it's too late.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Jack Elam ... Charley Fox
Steve Darrell ... Joe Warner (as Stevan Darrell)
Walter Sande ... U.S. Marshal
Robert Crosson ... Morgan Warner
Hal Baylor ... Ben - Mountain Man

Jon Locke ... Billy Pore
Chris Alcaide ... U.S. Marshal
Irene Calvillo ... Wataki - Squaw

Richard Farnsworth ... Hank (as Dick Farnsworth)
Bob Golden ... Gus

Elisha Cook Jr. ... Doc
Tom London ... Johnson

Season 2, Episode 29: Trigger Point

16 May 1961
Jess Harper is riding shotgun on an $30,000 Army payroll being shipped to Green River on the stage and using the old road through the dry lands proves to be an almost fatal mistake when Shelly Stack and his men bushwhack the stage, helped by Scotty the stage driver. In a fit of rage when Jess fights back, Stack takes everything off the stage and leaves Scotty, Jess and the passengers to die. Stripping what they can from the stage the five set off across the desert trailing Stack and his men. It's a perilous journey with no food, no water, no horses and no weapons but it becomes evident that there is no honor among thieves as, one by one, they find bodies of the gang as they trek through the wasteland. For Jess Harper this journey will end one way only when he and the surviving passengers make it to Rawlings.

Season 2, Episode 30: Badge of the Outsider

23 May 1961
Doc Longley is a wily old outlaw looking to live out his last years in peace where he grew up, which is Laramie. Someone in his gang doesn't want him to and they've framed him for the murder of the deputy sheriff in Laramie. With no one to trust Longley turns to Slim Sherman for help, to the dismay of the young rancher. Slim owes Longley his life having been saved by the outlaw when he was a boy. Longley has also threatened Jess Harper's life if Slim refuses. Caught between the law and the old outlaw, Slim has little choice but he'll only do it if Longley turns himself in to prove he's innocent. Longley's gang breaks him out of jail when the hearing goes against him and he finally finds out who in his gang wants him dead but Slim could end up another victim in their plot to get Longley's money.

Season 2, Episode 31: Men in Shadows

30 May 1961
Dixie Howard is on the run, one step ahead of a bounty hunter when he and his companion Julie stop in Laramie to pick up a supply of whiskey. Dixie is forced into a gunfight and he ends up killing one of the stage drivers. He's wounded and desperate for help, sending Julie to contact Jess Harper. Jess and Dixie rode together when Jess was young and he feels an obligation toward the man which puts him at odds with Slim Sherman, who's concerned that Jess doesn't see Dixie Howard for the killer he's become. Gradually Jess comes to realize that Dixie is no longer the man he once knew and that could be very dangerous for both Jess and Julie.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Rod Cameron ... Dixie Howard
Joan Tabor ... Julie
Edward Mallory ... Johnny
Eddy Waller ... Mose - Stage Driver
Dickie Walters ... Tommy - Deputy

Dennis Patrick ... Kramer
Ken Christy ... Banta - Man Killed in Bar (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ... Barfly (uncredited)
Chick Sheridan ... Barfly (uncredited)
Charles Tannen ... Bartender (uncredited)
Jack Tornek ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 32: Strange Company

6 June 1961
The Sioux are raiding in the Laramie basin and making it dangerous for stage traffic to use the Laramie road. Slim Sherman suggests using the Old Laramie road until things settle down but the road needs repair. With Jess Harper off scouting for the Army, Slim manages to round up a odd assortment of citizens to work on the road but they find themselves under attack almost from the beginning and it's not by the Sioux. Someone in their small band is systematically picking them off one by one. Bad luck is dogging them at every turn as Slim tries to solve the mystery of who is doing the killing and why. He might find the answers a little too late.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

James Brown ... Lon MacRae
Christopher Dark ... N'Codee
Carl Benton Reid
Mark Dana ... Bracket
Dick Wessel ... Higgins

Denver Pyle ... Bailey (as Denver D. Pyle)

Season 2, Episode 33: Widow in White

13 June 1961
Slim Sherman is in town representing the stage line in a contract with Sheila Dawson for getting right of way through her property. She's the widow of an outlaw with no head for running a ranch and she's been having bad luck in keeping a foreman, with the current one in jail. Except he's actually an investigator for the stage company. He asks Slim to take the job of foreman because he's convinced that the money Sheila's husband stole and hid before he died is somewhere on the ranch. Slim takes the job but no one is what they seem from the hands to Sheila herself. As Slim gets closer to the truth about the money the more danger he's in until the truth is finally revealed.

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: Dragon at the Door

26 September 1961
Slim Sherman and Jess Harper rescue a troupe of Japanese entertainers on their way east when their wagon breaks down near the ranch. Following the wagon closely are a trio of outlaws that believe the troupe is carrying a fortune in opium and they want it. The only thing that they carry is one small boy named Mike Williams who they'd found unconscious on the side of the road. Due to the broken axle on the wagon they are forced lay over at Sherman Ranch to make repairs and give Slim and Jess a lesson in Japanese culture, though it leaves Jess a little bruised. Determined to repay Slim and Jess for their kindness, the troupe puts on an evenings entertainment that turns violent when the outlaws take over the ranch looking for the opium. Instead of opium the outlaws find something far more explosive and Slim and Jess find themselves temporary guardians to Mike.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper (credit only)
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Nobu McCarthy ... Haru
Teru Shimada ... Kami

Ed Nelson ... Sable
Joanne Miya ... Kiko (as Jo Anne Miya)
Anita Loo ... Yuki
Robert Kino ... Tomomi
K.L. Smith ... Barnes
Larry Perron ... Roy

Season 3, Episode 2: Ladies Day

3 October 1961
Slim Sherman and Jess Harper are in a bind. They need a housekeeper, fast, to help corral the energetic Mike Williams so that he can live at the ranch permanently. Enter Daisy Cooper, who has arrived at Sherman Ranch believing that she is owner of a store in Sherman, Wyoming. Also coming on the stage is Sam Willet, posing as a doctor, and curvaceous Sally Malone, who is applying for the housekeeper job. Then there's the complications of the bounty hunter looking for Willet and Judge Henry coming to see if Slim and Jess are suitable guardians for Mike. Things only go from bad worse when Jess is forced to shoot the bounty hunter, Sam Willet shows his true colors and the judge arrives. Somehow Daisy manages to make sure everything turns out, with a little bit of help from Mike, Slim and Jess.

Season 3, Episode 3: Siege at Jubilee

10 October 1961
Daisy Cooper and Jess Harper get more that they bargained for when Daisy takes Jess to the dentist in Cheyenne and he ends up deputized to escort prisoner Hobey Devon back to Laramie. Devon robbed the bank in Laramie and got caught, but not before he hid the stolen money somewhere near Jubilee. Now the gang he was with is going to hijack the stage to get Devon but their inside man jumps the gun and now the stage is on the Old Laramie road to elude them. When the stage breaks down Jess, Hobey, Daisy and the rest of the passengers must head to the ghost town of Jubilee if they are to hide from the gang. With help from Daisy and even Devon, Jess may just have a chance of getting them all back to Laramie alive.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Lin McCarthy ... Hobey Devon

Ruta Lee ... Opal Crane

Ted de Corsia ... Matthew Witmore
John Alderson ... Burrows
Eddy Waller ... Mose

Denver Pyle ... Bates (as Denver D. Pyle)
Ed Prentiss ... Sheriff Watson

L.Q. Jones ... Truk
Percy Helton ... Clemson Frazer

Season 3, Episode 4: The Mountain Men

17 October 1961
Daisy Cooper hoodwinks Slim Sherman and Jess Harper into painting the barn roof while she and Mike head to town, much to their chagrin. Neither Slim nor Jess planned on Ben, Carl and John Sanford using Sherman Ranch to hang Joe Vance, who's being transferred to Fort Leavenworth. Vance murdered Warren Sanford and Ben is after his own brand of justice and not what the court handed out. Slim and Jess are trapped into helping when the Sanford's threaten to harm Daisy and Mike if they don't. It's one of the Sanford's though, that springs the trap for Vance prematurely, allowing Slim and Jess the opening they need to stop the murderous Carl from going too far.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Dan Duryea ... Ben Sanford
Jason Evers ... Carl Sanford
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Fred Coby ... Laramie Deputy

Alex Cord ... John Sanford (as Alex Viespi)
John Cliff ... Joe Vance
John McKee ... Hank (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 5: The Fatal Step

24 October 1961
Jess Harper is riding shotgun on a stage carrying a $20,000 payroll and he doesn't know that the coach has been sabotaged so that it will wreck. Jess' friend Tad Kimball is responsible for the sabotage so that he and Wes Darrin can steal the money. Jess hits the trail after men whole robbed the stage, not knowing that one of them is Tad. Slim finds evidence that Tad's involved and starts after Jess, who's trailed the bandits to Billings. Jess sets a trap and catches Tad who then takes him to the money. Wes is waiting for them and attempts to murder Jess but Tad saves his life. Then the crooked sheriff arrives, takes the money and traps both men in the mine where the money was hidden. Slim arrives Billings looking for Jess and gets conflicting stories from the sheriff and other people he talks to but time is running out at the mine. Slim has to find out what's going on before it's too late to help Jess and Tad.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Dennis Patrick ... Wes Darrin
Gary Clarke ... Tad Kimball

Robert J. Wilke ... Marshal Gil Fletcher (as Robert Wilke)

Allison Hayes ... Francie
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Stuart Randall ... Laramie Sheriff

Raymond Bailey ... Burch
Tom Fadden ... Farmer
Raymond Greenleaf ... Doctor
Harry Harvey ... Postmaster (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Olan Soule ... Clerk

David McMahon ... Bartender
George Taylor ... Barnes
Pat O'Malley ... Man

Season 3, Episode 6: The Last Journey

31 October 1961
Ex-convict John Cole shows up at Sherman Ranch with the wounded Marshal Briggs and stirs up old memories for Slim Sherman. Cole tried framing Slim for cattle rustling and Slim hasn't forgotten nor is he convinced that Cole is a changed man as he claims. Slim reluctantly agrees to go with Cole to retrieve the payroll money from his last robbery. Things get complicated when Cole finds out his wife has died just recently and that his step-daughter, Mary, hates him. They are joined by Danny Hode, son of his late partner and finally Damon Johntry, his other partner. Hode wants Cole dead, Johntry wants the money, and John Cole bargains the payroll for the lives of Mary and Slim. The odds are stacked against Slim and he has to trust the very man who could double-cross them all.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Rod Cameron ... John Cole
Richard Davalos ... Danny Hode (as Dick Davalos)
Sandra Knight ... Mary Cole
Gene Roth ... Joe Hartley
George Orrison ... Brad Hartley
Chris Carter ... 1st Bridesmaid
Dani Lynn ... 2nd Bridesmaid
Mary Bishop ... 3rd Bridesmaid
Mort Mills ... Damon Johntry

Season 3, Episode 7: Deadly Is the Night

7 November 1961
Jess Harper is on his way home to Laramie and gets more than he bargained for when he's forced to stop and rest his lame horse at Ma Tolliver's. Outlaw Matt Dyer and his gang arrive and take Jess, Ma and her grand-daughter Sue, hostage while he waits for his girlfriend. Dyer is a cruel man who enjoys toying with his hostages while he waits, but he doesn't know that the sheriff has his girlfriend in jail. The danger increases when the posse searching for Dyer shows up at the ranch, though Ma denies seeing anything of Dyer. The sheriff isn't fooled but can't do anything because of the hostages. With the house surrounded by the posse, Dyer uses Jess and the others as human shields to prevent the posse from storming the house. Dyer's plan backfires and the posse forces his hand and the outlaws, including Dyer, scatter but Jess won't let Dyer get away.

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Lloyd Nolan ... Matt Dyer
Charles Robinson ... Bud Williams
Olive Carey ... Ma Tolliver
Marlene Willis ... Sue Tolliver
Harry Lauter ... Rafe Andrews
Vinton Hayworth ... Mr. Thomas
George Wallace ... Alby
Don C. Harvey ... Sheriff (as Don Harvey)
Howard Wright ... Charlie
Tom Steele ... 1st Man
William Murphy ... Dave

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper (credit only)
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams (credit only)
John Smith ... Slim Sherman (credit only)

Season 3, Episode 8: The Accusers

14 November 1961
Slim Sherman and Daisy Cooper are visiting Laramie, Slim for stage line business and Daisy for shopping. Daisy is sleeping in her hotel room when an argument wakens her. She witnesses a man leaving the room down the hall and when she goes to investigate, finds Carla dead on the floor. The sheriff arrests the wrong man and there is misunderstanding when Daisy identifies the murderer. She later finds out that the man she saw is Allen Winter, Slim's boss but she can't make Slim believe that Winter is the one she saw. Daisy's accusation is finally made public but with no proof it's her word against Winter's. With Daisy determined to find proof, Winter is getting desperate and he'll do anything to stop her including sabotage. The danger to Daisy is increasing and Slim may not be able stop it.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Spring Byington ... Daisy
Dennis Holmes ... Mike
Charles Drake ... Allen Winter

Joanne Linville ... Carla Morton
William Challee ... Charlie Graves
Stuart Randall ... Laramie Sheriff

Carmen Phillips ... Sally

Norman Leavitt ... Desk Clerk
Kelly Thordsen ... Dusty
Fred Coby ... Deputy
Harry Fleer ... Driver

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper (credit only)

Season 3, Episode 9: Wolf Cub

21 November 1961
When Jess Harper saves a young, crippled Blackfoot boy from a scalp hunter he involves himself, Slim Sherman, Daisy Cooper and Mike in a whole mess of trouble. Defying an Army edict for helping the Blackfoot lands Jess in hot water. The boy, Lame Wolf, would see them all dead except for the hope of fixing the lameness that has turned his own father against him. The scalp hunter, having had the boy taken from him twice, would see Jess' scalp numbered among his trophies. When a sympathetic Army surgeon fixes the boy's leg, it opens up an opportunity to make peace with the Blackfoot. The scalp hunter has other ideas which drives the boy, with Mike, into the hills to search for his father and prove that he is his father's son. With the scalp hunter following behind it's up to Jess stop him before anyone gets hurt.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Robert Blake ... Lame Wolf
Arthur Hunnicutt ... Earl Droody
Kenneth MacDonald ... Captain Reeves

Hardie Albright ... Captain Foster

Frank DeKova ... Chief Red Wolf
Edward Mallory ... Corporal Prescott (as Ed Mallory)
Addison Richards ... Maxwell
Don Heitgerd ... Guard

Season 3, Episode 10: Handful of Fire

5 December 1961
Col. John Barrington is a fugitive, having escaped from Fort Laramie during his court martial for the massacre at Wounded Knee. Slim Sherman, who was present at the massacre and a witness at the court martial, finds himself taken hostage by the colonel's daughter, Madge, who's come to Laramie carrying papers that will guarantee her father's vision for the Native American population is carried out. What Barrington doesn't know is that he's lost support in Washington and he's now viewed as a traitor. For Slim it's out of the frying pan and into the fire when he escapes only to find that there are Sioux in the area. Now trapped with Barrington and a handful of his loyal officers, Slim has to negotiate with the Sioux warriors, who want Barrington to pay for his crimes. Slim, Madge, Barrington, and his men just might end up a sacrifice to Barrington's arrogance.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper (credit only)
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

George Macready ... Colonel John Barrington

Karen Sharpe ... Madge Barrington
Myron Healey ... Lt. Paul Harmon
John Pickard ... Sergeant Bailey
George Orrison ... Corporal Reece
Maurice Manson ... President of the Military Court
Herb Vigran ... Mess Sergeant Wells
Ross Elliott ... Corporal Harris
Robert Stevenson ... Court Martial Prosecutor (uncredited)

Doodles Weaver ... George (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 11: The Killer Legend

12 December 1961
Jess Harper is acting deputy in Laramie while Mort Cory is in Denver when he catches Tom Wade searching files in the sheriff's office. Wade is an ex-con, sent to prison for a crime he claims he didn't commit. Julie Wade, Tom's wife, arrives in Laramie looking for Mort Cory, since they've been working trying to clear her husband. She tells Jess that Wade is out to kill Mort Cory, the man he believes framed him and sent him to prison. Meanwhile Milt Lane, Wade's former employer and the man who really framed him for robbery, has come to town to help his 'friend' Tom. Lane really wants Wade dead and he doesn't care who gets in the way, including Jess and Mort Cory.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Pat Conway ... Tom Wade
Joan Evans ... Julie Wade
Dick Foran ... Milt Lane

Kevin Hagen ... Roy Bartell (as Keven Hagen)
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory
Harry Lauter ... Joe Bartell

Hal Smith ... George

Norman Leavitt ... Freddie
Chuck Roberson ... Marker
Eddie Baker ... Elderly Gentleman

Season 3, Episode 12: The Jailbreakers

19 December 1961

John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper (credit only)

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Charles Aidman ... Gil Martin

R.G. Armstrong ... Marshal Al Dawson
Jan Shepard ... Lila Stevens
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory

Will Wright ... Dr. Burns
Francis De Sales ... Jerry (as Francis DeSales)
James Anderson ... Pike
Milicent Patrick ... Rose
Michael Ross ... Steger
Erin O'Brien ... Gina Ross

Season 3, Episode 13: The Lawless Seven

26 December 1961
Jess Harper's temper gets him in trouble again when he's framed for the murder of a rancher who broke a contract to sell horses to Sherman Ranch. Wounded and on the run from a posse, Jess lands in a nest of vipers when he finds refuge with Calvin Hawks and his gang. It's a precarious situation for Jess with part of the gang wanting him dead and part wanting to use him in their next robbery. With Jess branded an outlaw he must stay with Hawks' gang in their big bank heist just to stay alive and help Ginny Hawks, Calvin's blind daughter, and her mother escape the life that they've been forced to live. Now Jess has to foil the robbery and clear his name without losing his life.

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper

Lyle Bettger ... Calvin Hawks
Dorothy Green ... Marian Hawks

Bing Russell ... Sam Purdy

Biff Elliot ... Eliot
William Boyett ... Walt Cade

Willis Bouchey ... Judge Petrie
Ed Prentiss ... John Gorman
Frank Gerstle ... Sheriff Aikens
John Lodge ... Rink
Jena Engstrom ... Ginny Hawks

Season 3, Episode 14: The Perfect Gift

2 January 1962
The Cady brothers have vowed revenge against the Arapaho woman, Winona, who was acquitted of murdering their brother and Sherman Ranch gets caught in the middle when Slim Sherman rescues Winona from certain death at their hands. In return Winona becomes the property of the young rancher, much to his chagrin. Slim is attracted to the pretty Arapaho, but her heart belongs to another even though she is paying a debt of honor demanded by her tribe. With the Cady's wanting her dead, her presence at the ranch puts Slim and Jess Harper in danger, because the Cady's are out for blood and they don't care who gets in their way.

Season 3, Episode 15: The Barefoot Kid

9 January 1962
Jess Harper is on his way back to Laramie after negotiating a large sale of cattle when his horse is stolen. Left afoot, the angry cowboy trails both horse and thief to Dry Springs where he catches up with the young Mexican, Juan De La O, and turns him over to the sheriff. Jess is forced to stay in town for the trial where he is shocked at the verdict of death by hanging for Juan. The judge is seeking to payback the Mexican he blames for the murder of his son and he is using Juan. Faced with watching the boy swing at the end of a rope, Jess is desperate to stop a gross miscarriage of justice and it will put him on the wrong side of the law.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Rafael Campos ... Juan De La O

Joanna Barnes ... Ruth Craik
Mary Sinclair ... Jenny Stevens
Richard Coogan ... Sheriff Vince Cutter
Oliver McGowan ... Judge Craik

Harry Carey Jr. ... Dan Emery
Henry Rowland ... 1st Man
Harry Carter ... Bartender
Leonard P. Geer ... Blacksmith (as Lenny Geer)

Season 3, Episode 16: Shadows in the Dust

16 January 1962
Slim Sherman, appointed special detective by the Cattleman's Association, to investigate a spate rustlers stealing cattle with Sherman Ranch being one of the most recent victims. He finds himself on the trail of Jean Lavelle and her family who have been stealing cattle from the larger ranches as payback. Her brother Ralph is responsible for the theft of the Sherman Ranch stock and putting a determined Slim on their trail. In a shootout with Jean, Slim is wounded but captures her anyway. Slim risks his life, determined to take Jean to Cheyenne to stand trial and minimize the risk of her being lynched, all the while being trailed by Ralph and the sheriff of Edgerton. With his bullet wound festering, it is questionable whether he and Jean will make it to Cheyenne alive.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper (credit only)

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Susan Oliver ... Jean Lavelle
Walter Sande ... Sheriff
Francis McDonald ... Gimp (as Francis J. McDonald)
Ed Prentiss ... Rancher
Tru Garrett ... Deputy

Dennis Patrick ... Ralph

Season 3, Episode 17: The Runaway

23 January 1962
Billy Watkins is a trouble making teenager that has arrived in Laramie to live with his uncle. He's fallen in with a couple of drifters and now he's under their thumb. When they try rustling Sherman cattle and Billy is caught, Daisy convinces Jess not to press charges but to make Billy work off the damages. Billy rubs Jess the wrong way with his sullen attitude but young Mike takes a shine to him, especially since he's teaching Billy to read. When a run in with Jess causes Billy to run away, he heads back to his no account friends, who are planning to rob his uncle. Daisy, having convinced Jess to take her to town to search for Billy, end up a hostage with Billy while his friends try to rob his uncle. It's up to Jess to stop them before Daisy, Billy and his uncle get hurt.

Season 3, Episode 18: The Confederate Express

30 January 1962
On the run from a posse, Matt Grundy comes to Laramie with a silver tongue and bag full of explosives to win back his wife and daughter. He manages to fool everyone into thinking he's in Laramie to deposit a bank draft and that the posse after him is a gang after the bank draft. Slim Sherman and Jess Harper find themselves taken it by Grundy, especially after he saves Jess from being crushed by the stagecoach he was repairing. Grundy's real purpose is to rob the Laramie bank and it could end up costing both Slim and Jess their lives.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
John Larch ... Matt Grundy

Harry Dean Stanton ... Amos Kerrigan (as Dean Stanton)
Steve Brodie ... Clay Kerrigan
Gage Clarke ... Firth
James Beck ... Luke Kerrigan

Don Beddoe ... Doctor
Jennifer Gillespie ... Tina Grundy
George Cisar ... Blacksmith
Peggy Webber ... Martha Grundy
Leonard P. Geer ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 19: The High Country

6 February 1962
Slim Sherman is up in the high country catching horses for the ranch when he catches one that he thinks is ideal for Mike. When Mike's horse is stolen from the ranch, Slim hits the trail to find the horse and it puts him in the middle of war between squatters and cattlemen up in the high country. Rancher Mel Bishop is desperate to find better range for his cattle and Jason Duncan is leader of the squatters on government land denying Bishop access. It's up to Slim to help two stubborn men find common ground before lives are lost, including his own.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Barton MacLane ... Mel Bishop

Frank Overton ... Jason Duncan

Michael Forest ... Dev Bardeen
William Wellman Jr. ... Tim Bishop
Warren J. Kemmerling ... Reb (as Warren Kemmerling)
Steven Barringer ... Matt (as Stephen Barringer)
Don C. Harvey ... Mather (as Don Harvey)
Larry Perron ... Clay
Anita Sands ... Willow Duncan

Season 3, Episode 20: A Grave for Cully Brown

13 February 1962
Jess Harper is on his way back to Laramie after a cattle sale when he stops to help Cully Brown, who is caught up in a gun battle with bounty hunters. Jess finds himself involved in a deadly game of stolen identities, theft, jail breaking, and attempted murder as he tries to find the man who stole his name, his money, left him for dead and facing a hangman's noose.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman (credit only)

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper (credit only)
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams (credit only)
David McLean ... Cully Brown

Karen Steele ... Linda James

John Anderson ... Sobey
Barry Kelley ... Sheriff Caxton

Will Wright ... Doc Bigelow
William D. Gordon ... Giles
Dick Elliott ... Bert
Fred Graham ... Pete
Stacy King ... Sally

Karl Swenson ... Bryan James

Season 3, Episode 21: The Runt

20 February 1962
The Catlin brothers are a trio of murderous outlaws on the run and headed to Laramie which spells trouble for their step-brother Sandy, his wife Marcie and acting sheriff Slim Sherman. Lou, Rix, and Colby Catlin have little use for Sandy except as a means to an end. Holding Marcie hostage they force Sandy to go back to work in the stage line office so he can feed them information on coaches carrying money. When that doesn't net them enough money they force Sandy and Marcie to help them rob the bank. Sandy's job, to ensure Slim is out of the way while they do or Marcie's life is forfeit but they don't trust Sandy and they want to make sure that Slim isn't able to follow them, permanently.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Ben Cooper ... Sandy Catlin
Sue England ... Marcy Catlin

Michael Forest ... Lew Catlin

Leonard Nimoy ... Rix Catlin
George Keymas ... Cobey Catlin

Raymond Bailey ... Gillis
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Lane Bradford ... Charlie
George Eldredge ... Mr. Newcombe
Sally Carter-Ihnat ... Lola (as Sally Carter)
Jean Carroll ... Kitty
Dennis Rush ... Teddy
Gregg Barton ... Marshal

Susan Hart ... Noreen
Stacy Morgan ... Bartender

Season 3, Episode 22: The Dynamiters

6 March 1962
The Bank of Laramie is shipping $50,000 to Denver for redeposit and Jess Harper is riding shotgun on the stage. When the money is stolen, Jess ends up chasing the wounded thief into the hills, where he makes a deal to patch Bob Murkland up in exchange for a share of the money. What Jess doesn't bargain for is Sarah Hodding and her son Peter. Sarah doesn't realize what Peter senses and Jess knows, that Bob Murkland, her fiancé, is a no good thief. What Jess doesn't realize is that Murkland saw him in Laramie with the U.S. Marshal that was escorting the stage, and that fact might get Jess killed.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Russell Johnson ... Bob Murkland

Robert Bray ... Marshal Jim Tenney
Mark Andrews ... Dave Boyd
Myron Healey ... Dan Garnes
Steven Barringer ... Peter Hodding (as Stephen Barringer)
Pamela Curran ... Katie Curtis

Willis Bouchey ... Bundy Wilcox

Norman Leavitt ... Freight Agent
George Orrison ... Neely

Jean Allison ... Sarah Hodding

Season 3, Episode 23: The Day of the Savage

13 March 1962
Glen Colton arrives at the Sherman Ranch and Relay Station to wait for the arrival of fiancée on the stage. The problem is he's got trouble on his heels in the form of a Sioux war party intent kidnapping him. When they attack the relay station Slim Sherman and Jess Harper arrive in the nick of time to save Colton, Daisy Cooper and Mike Williams. Slim and Jess end up agreeing to help Colton search for the missing stage but events along the way raise warning flags with both men. Colton is more than what he seems and is the key to the death of an important Sioux chief and stolen treaty money. The search for answers could help Slim and Jess avert a full scale Sioux uprising.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
John Lupton ... Glen Colton
Lane Bradford ... Captain Walt Clayborne

Gary Vinson ... Lieutenant Taylor
Patricia Olson ... Patricia Marr (as Pat Olson)
X Brands ... Skenya
Tom Greenway ... Darby
Nick Nicholson ... Sergeant

Jay Silverheels ... Toma
Boyd Stockman ... Driver

Michael Pate ... Toriano

Season 3, Episode 24: Justice in a Hurry

20 March 1962
There is bad blood between Ev Kelleher and Marv Jackson. When Jackson is murdered in front of witnesses all fingers point at Kelleher. Kelleher claims that he was confronting a cowboy on his property at the time of the murder. That cowboy was Slim Sherman. on his way home to Laramie, and when the judge refuses to believe Kelleher, his daughter Julie heads off in search of Slim. By the time they get back to town, the trial has been held and Ev Kelleher hung for murder. But things are not what they seem and Slim and Julie set out to prove someone else murdered Marv Jackson and that the town was in a hurry to hang the wrong man. Their efforts to expose the real murderer could get them both killed.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Diana Millay ... Julie Keleher
George Mitchell ... The Judge

Robert J. Wilke ... Sheriff
George Wallace ... Marv Jackson (as George D. Wallace)
Paul Birch ... Sam Norris

Dabbs Greer ... Elmo Regis

Kathleen Freeman ... Edna Holtzhoff
Hugh Sanders ... Ev Keleher
Gregg Barton ... Arney Jackson
Nolan Leary ... Minister

Season 3, Episode 25: The Replacement

27 March 1962
Paul Halleck has arrived in Laramie with his daughter Sharon to become the new deputy sheriff and possibly Sheriff Mort Corey's replacement. Halleck's arrival stirs up bitter memories for Jess Harper of his imprisonment in the Yankee prison camp commanded by Halleck. Jess' desire for revenge drives a wedge in his friendship with Slim Sherman and the wedge is driven deeper when a group of Jess's fellow prisoners arrive in Laramie to follow through on their pact to kill Halleck. Jess becomes a man at war with himself and that war puts him on opposing sides of his friends Slim and Mort Corey. Will Jess do the right thing?
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Richard Coogan ... Paul Halleck
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Corey

L.Q. Jones ... Johnny Duncan
Roberta Shore ... Sharon Halleck
Chuck Courtney ... Knute Duncan
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Addison Richards ... Mayor
John Harmon ... Councilman Rawlins
William Fawcett ... Bartender
Dennis Rush ... Bit Boy
Tru Garrett ... Harrison
Paul E. Burns ... Telegraph Clerk (credit only)
Hank Patterson ... Sundown (credit only)

Season 3, Episode 26: The Turn of the Wheel

3 April 1962
After five years in prison, Frank Mannus returns to Laramie to reopen the Nugget Casino and with him is Abby O'Neill, the girl that Slim Sherman once loved. Abby's return kindles old feelings with Slim but all isn't as it seems and when Abby's brother is killed, Sheriff Cory asks Slim to take Mannus' offer of learning the casino business. It seems that Mannus is about to sell some counterfeit plates to a very nasty eastern syndicate and Cory needs help until the marshals arrive. The presence of the plates in Laramie puts Abby, Slim, Jess Harper and Mort Cory in danger unless they can turn the tables on the Mannus and the eastern syndicate. The syndicate plays dirty and they play for keeps.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams (credit only)

Lyle Bettger ... Frank Mannus
Erin O'Brien ... Abbey O'Neill
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory
Eddy Waller ... Mose
Paul Geary ... Billy O'Neill
Sean McClory ... Gordon
Henry Beckman ... Bartender

Anthony Caruso ... Marty Carr
Pete Kellett ... Fritz (uncredited)
Kermit Maynard ... Barfly (uncredited)
Mathew McCue ... Barfly (uncredited)
Frank Mills ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 27: Trial by Fire

10 April 1962
The hills around Laramie are ablaze from a forest fire and Jess Harper goes to help a neighboring rancher, Lars Carlson, save his place from the encroaching flames however; Lars requests help of a different kind from Jess. His mail order bride, Sarah is arriving in Laramie and Lars asks Jess to meet her and keep her in town until the danger passes. Jess reluctantly agrees and finds that Sarah is not who Lars believes her to be, but agrees to keep the secret until she is forced to reveal the truth. But Sarah's past has followed her to Laramie and that could pose as much danger to Lars and Jess as the fire burning out of control in the hills.

Season 3, Episode 28: Fall into Darkness

17 April 1962
Slim Sherman, Daisy Cooper and Mike Williams become embroiled in a tense and dangerous situation when a little girl's plea to rescue her mother lands them in the midst of outlaws who've just robbed the Laramie stage. With no hope for help other than the outlaws, one of whom is the trapped woman's husband, Slim risks his life to keep Daisy and Mike safe, rescue the woman and foil the outlaws plans for the stolen money. His only ally, the outlaw Ben Frances whose wife Slim is trying rescue.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper (credit only)

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Harry Lauter ... Ben Frances

Jean Byron ... Norma Frances

Robert J. Wilke ... Bob Laird (as Robert Wilke)
Rayford Barnes ... Jack Frances
Joe Yrigoyen ... Stage Driver
Gina Gillespie ... Kathy Frances

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Among the Missing

25 September 1962
Jess Harper is on the trail of the thieves who robbed the bank in Laramie and seriously wounded young Mike Williams. His only clues are a name and that the faceless man bought a horse in Chloride. Jess arrives in Chloride and finds himself short on friends and long on enemies. His only ally is Jamie, the groom in the livery stable, who ends up saving his life after Jess asks one too many questions. Jamie has own need for revenge and Jess won't rest until man who wounded Mike is brought to justice. It's Jess and Jamie against the corrupt sheriff and his partner.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Claude Akins ... Sheriff Tyler Shaw
William Boyett ... Porter
William Bramley ... Hanson

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper

Ivan Dixon ... Jamie Davis
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

L.Q. Jones ... Neeley
Jan Merlin ... Milo Gordon

Dolores Michaels ... Nona
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory
Chuck Roberson ... Croft

Season 4, Episode 2: War Hero

2 October 1962
Slim Sherman and Jess Harper become involved in presidential politics when General George Barton visits Laramie. There are people who don't want to see him run and when an assassination attempt is foiled by Jess, the opinionated General decides to recuperate at the Sherman ranch. This embroils all the residents of Sherman Ranch and Relay Station in a tense and dangerous situation.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Joanna Barnes ... Lucy Barton

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Francis De Sales ... Haines
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Darrell Howe ... Quinn Loomis
Maurice Manson ... Marley
Mort Mills ... Obie Loomis

Lloyd Nolan ... General George Barton
Keith Richards ... Captain Winters
Herbert Rudley ... Jeremy Thorne
K.L. Smith ... Harry Jason

Season 4, Episode 3: The Fortune Hunter

9 October 1962
Vince Jackson is a handsome, charming, fast gunman who has his sights set on Slims beautiful, rich fiancé with extortion in mind.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Aunt Daisy Cooper

Ray Danton ... Vince Jackson
Carolyn Craig ... Kitty McAllen
Peter Whitney ... Hutch Davis

Parley Baer ... Fred McAllen
Eddy Waller ... Mose Shell

Willis Bouchey ... Harvey Dodds
Dennis Holmes ... Mike
Patricia Crest ... Opal (as Pat Krest)
Cathie Merchant ... Gloria Stacy

Season 4, Episode 4: Shadow of the Past

16 October 1962
Jess Harper is filling in as deputy sheriff in Laramie when he discovers his big sister Francie is not dead as he's believed for years. Francie has come to Laramie seeking Jess' help to bury her "dead" husband, gunman Ben McKittrick. Ben was wounded by the Keefer brothers and is hiding, Francie hopes that Jess can help her fool everyone so that they can live in peace. It becomes complicated when the Keefer's show up in Laramie demanding the body of McKittrick. So begins a dangerous game between Jess and the Keefers with the townspeople of Laramie in the middle. In the end either Jess will be left standing or the Keefers will.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper

Jim Davis ... Ben McKittrick
Hal K. Dawson ... Storekeeper
Ron Hayes ... Carl Keefer
Edna Holland ... Mrs. Duncan
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

L.Q. Jones ... Frank Keefer

Norman Leavitt ... Saloon Keeper

John Qualen ... Mr. Elbee
Andy Romano ... Will Keefer

Jacqueline Scott ... Francie
Olan Soule ... Fred
Eddy Waller ... Mose

Season 4, Episode 5: The Long Road Back

23 October 1962
Young Virg Walker is being escorted back to Laramine by Slim when he's found using money from a stage robbery and murder.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Robert Adler ... Bartender

Edgar Buchanan ... Cletus McBain

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper

Yvonne Craig ... Ginny Malone
Sol Gorss ... Steeger (as Saul Gorss)
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Jim McMullan ... Virg Walker (as James McMullan)
Gregg Palmer ... Duke Walker

Season 4, Episode 6: Lost Allegiance

30 October 1962
Jess, injured by a falling tree in a dust storm, is nursed back to health by Sharon, daughter of a rancher plagued by rustlers. Sharon remains sympathetic to Jess even when the leader of the rustlers proves to be one of Jess's old friends.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Lane Bradford ... Ross Banister

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Rod Cameron ... Christy

Harry Carey Jr. ... Whitey Banister
Myrna Fahey ... Sharon Helford
Lee Farr ... Lon
Tru Garrett ... Gabe Banister
Don C. Harvey ... Sheriff Finn McKay (as Don Harvey)
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Walter Sande ... Walt Helford

Season 4, Episode 7: The Sunday Shoot

13 November 1962
It's the annual Sunday Shoot in Laramie and it's drawn shooters from miles around, all vying for the $1000 prize. Hobie Carson and his intended, Nancy Telford, are counting on winning so they can buy a bottom land farm, but they are mountain folk unused to ways of town. Rafe Seton is a man of unsavory reputation who also competing against Slim Sherman and Jess Harper and there is bad blood between Seton and Slim. When Hobie wins it becomes a tale of the country mouse as Seton and his cronies set up the young man to steal his winnings, to the dismay of Nancy. It's up to Slim and Jess to help Hobie and Nancy get especially when Seton wants Slim dead.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Burt Brinckerhoff ... Hobey Carson

Gregory Walcott ... Rafe Seton
Jena Engstrom ... Nancy Tilford
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory
Chris Alcaide ... Ben Yates
Patricia Manning ... Dixie

Dan White ... Pa Tilford
Charles Seel ... Mose
William Fawcett ... Bill
Moss Riley ... Yano
Barry Brooks ... Bartender

Season 4, Episode 8: Double Eagles

20 November 1962
Outlaw Al Denning, and his gang, are being chased by a posse, so he starts leaving behind some of the $20,000 in gold eagle coins behind to tempt the pursuing lawmen into a payoff.

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Spring Byington ... Aunt Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Dick Foran ... Joe Farley

Russell Johnson ... Al Denning
Charles Robinson ... Sam Moore
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory

James Griffith ... Charlie Frost
William Bryant ... Ed Casson
Stacy Harris ... Banker
Danielle Aubry ... Marie Duval

Valora Noland ... Alma Moore
Pamela Curran ... Millie Farley
George Wallace ... Sloane (as George D. Wallace)
James Beck ... Easy

Norman Leavitt ... Frank
Barry Brooks ... Bank Teller
Harry Carter ... Townsman
Émile Genest ... Jake Duval

Season 4, Episode 9: Beyond Justice

27 November 1962

John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike

Lyle Bettger ... Leland Emory

Kathie Browne ... Phyllis Wynn
Fred Coby ... Ed Rigby

Margaret Hamilton ... Leora Scofield
Myron Healey ... Ben Chantler
Brian G. Hutton ... Ross (as Brian Hutton)
David McLean ... Steven Collier

Jim McMullan ... Sy Crossland (as James McMullan)
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Cory

Season 4, Episode 10: Bad Blood

4 December 1962
Jess is escorting a young boy to his aunt in Colorado, but the boy is determined to break away and go see his father, who is cold blooded, murderous, outlaw leader.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

John Anderson ... Leo McCall
Steven Barringer ... Skip Whitaker (as Stephen Barringer)
Lew Brown ... Tucker

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper

Jean Byron ... Annie Whitaker
Barry Cahill ... Ed Connolly
Joe Haworth ... Loynde
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Jan Shepard ... Karen Jackson
Brad Weston ... Matt Skovron

Season 4, Episode 11: Time of the Traitor

11 December 1962
When Dr. Samuel Mudd saves young Steve Prescott's life after a wagon accident, it sets off chain of events that pits Slim Sherman, Daisy Cooper and Mike Williams against an angry father who believes that Dr. Mudd maimed his son. Vic Prescott also believes that Dr. Mudd, convicted of aiding John Wilkes Booth in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, has escaped from prison. He will do anything to make sure Dr. Mudd dies, including going against his friends and Slim Sherman.

Season 4, Episode 12: Gun Duel

25 December 1962
Jess Harper is spending the weekend in Laramie as deputy sheriff while Mort Cory is off to Cedar Bend on business. Complicating an otherwise quiet weekend is Parson Hawks who occupies a cell in the jail and Johnny Hartley, Mort Cory's nephew and deputy sheriff wannabe. What Jess hasn't bargained for is a couple of bank robbers arriving to meet their third partner to split the proceeds of a bank heist. Jess' quiet weekend is about to heat up and the results could get him and Johnny Hartley killed.

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Ben Cooper ... Johnny Hartley
Richard Devon ... Del Shamley

Jack Elam ... Parson Hawks

DeForest Kelley ... Bart Collins
Gail Kobe ... Lottie Harris
Nick Nicholson ... Ray Vincent
Ed Prentiss ... Doctor Burns
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Corey

Carole Wells ... Carol Hartley

Season 4, Episode 13: Naked Steel

1 January 1963

Season 4, Episode 14: Vengeance

8 January 1963
Jess Harper is marked man when he shoots and kills Joe Morgan who was accused of robbing and murdering a local man. Compounding matters, Morgan was found to be innocent of the murder and Jess's fatal shot caught Morgan in the back. Morgan wasn't without friends and they, along with Morgan's girl Gladys, plot to make sure the Morgan's brothers, Mac and Al, pay Jess back for killing Joe. With Sheriff Corey using Jess as bait to draw Al and Mac out and Slim injured, it's too dangerous for Jess to be at the ranch. Then Jess injures his gun hand after a dust up with Joe's lowlife friends, putting him a disadvantage in any gunfight. It's a game of cat and mouse to see who will be victor, Jess or the Morgan brothers.

Season 4, Episode 15: Protective Custody

15 January 1963
Walt Douglas is an executive of the stage line who comes to Laramie looking for his estranged daughter Alicia and stops off at Sherman Ranch and Relay Station to ask Slim Sherman, Daisy Cooper and Jess Harper if they've seen her. Slim and Daisy haven't but Jess has and only admits it to Slim after Walt leaves. Jess knows Alicia at Leora, a saloon hostess he's met in town. What neither of them knows is that Leora/Alicia is involved with Cass and Willard, a couple saddle tramps looking to steal the mining payroll that's coming in. Slim rides to Laramie hoping to convince Leora/Alicia to speak to her father and makes an enemy of Cass. All Leora/Alicia wants to do is shoot him and does. Walt Douglas won't press charges but Mort Cory will so Slim offers to keep Walt and Alicia out at the ranch until a hearing can be arranged. Cass and Willard decide that it would be easier to steal the payroll from the relay station and take Slim, Daisy, Alicia and Walt hostage until the stage come in the next day. It becomes a tense waiting game with Daisy trying to convince Alicia to turn her back on Cass and give her father a chance. With Willard not planning on leaving any witnesses, time is running out for the hostages.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
David Brian ... Walt Douglas

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Ron Hayes ... Cass
Anne Helm ... Alicia Douglas / Leora
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Cory

Gregory Walcott ... Willard

Season 4, Episode 16: The Betrayers

22 January 1963
Jess Harper is a victim of mistaken identity and betrayal by an old friend in Ironwood where he's delivered some horses. Facing a murder charge, aiding and abetting the Ray Thatcher gangs robbery of the bank and a hangman's noose, his only salvation is Daisy Cooper and escaping jail to find Kett Darby to clear his name.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Roy Barcroft ... Sheriff Douglas

Kathie Browne ... Lorrie

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Fred Coby ... Carl
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Don Kennedy ... Floyd
Bob Kline ... Man (as Robert Kline)
George Orrison ... Pete

Dennis Patrick ... Ray Thatcher

George Selk ... Bernie

Harry Dean Stanton ... Moss (as Dean Stanton)

Adam West ... Kett Darby

Season 4, Episode 17: The Wedding Party

29 January 1963
Jealous outlaw gang leader, Gil Harrison, is determined to stop the wedding of his ex-wife, despite plans to have it at her fathers well fortified ranch.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Russ Bender ... Red Wheeler
William Boyett ... Pike

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Bill Catching ... Vince
Chuck Courtney ... Frank
Ron Foster ... Lee Taylor (as Ronald Foster)
Leonard P. Geer ... Pete
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Barton MacLane ... Ed Bishop

Ed Nelson ... Gil Harrison

Barbara Parkins ... Marilee Bishop

Jacqueline Scott ... Stacey Bishop

Season 4, Episode 18: No Place to Run

5 February 1963
Gandy Ross is a safe cracker trying to go straight who's run into a bit of bad luck when he meets up with Jess Harper and Slim Sherman. Gandy starts working at the ranch but the Wellman gang wants Gandy's safe cracking services and will stop at nothing, including framing him for a stage robbery and murder, to get him to help them rob a bank in Granite City. Things get complicated when Jess ends up escorting Gandy back to Cheyenne with the sheriff and ends up inadvertently aiding him to escape. When the authorities in Cheyenne discover that Gandy Ross was not part of the stage hold up, Jess heads to Granite City and Gandy's girl friend Amy to try and stop Gandy from making a big mistake, which puts Jess in the middle of helping with a bank robbery. Time is running out for Jess, Gandy, and Amy because Sam Wellman intends on leaving no witnesses.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Ellen Burstyn ... Amy (as Ellen McRae)

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Richard Coogan ... Marshall Petrie
Patricia Crest ... Hostess (as Patricia Krest)

Don Durant ... Gandy Ross
Frank Gerstle ... Judge Wheeler
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Robert F. Hoy ... Fels (as Robert Hoy)

Arch Johnson ... Sam Wellman
Don Kennedy ... Callen
John Lodge ... Squires
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Corey

Tom Skerritt ... Price

Season 4, Episode 19: The Fugitives

12 February 1963
Slim Sherman is part of the posse trailing after fugitive stage robber Joel Greevy, when he catches up with Greevy and is shot by the thief and left for dead in the hills. Jess Harper, trying to backtrack Slim, catches Greevy who is riding Slim's horse. The cocky thief won't tell where he left Slim unless he is set free, telling lies about what happened at every turn. Jess even pleads with Myra, Joel's sister, for help but she refuses. Jess is backed into a corner and with bad weather closing in he has to play a desperate game with Greevy, which could jeopardize his friendship with Mort Cory, in order to save Slim's life.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Phyllis Avery ... Myra Greevy
Hal Baylor ... Hub Ballard

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Mark Dana ... Doan Ballard
Charles Fredericks ... Bares
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Billy E. Hughes ... Adam Tolliver (as Billy Hughes)
Jan Merlin ... Joel Greevy
Ford Rainey ... Stollery
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Corey
Bartlett Robinson ... Munson

Season 4, Episode 20: The Dispossessed

19 February 1963
Slim and Jess encounter three women on the prairie. The women are traveling with three mustangers who are very protective of them. At first one of the mustangers wants to kill Slim and Jess for bothering the women but the leader of the group lets them go. Later Slim and Jess help out a trio of ranchers as they fight off a fire at their barn, and when they tell the ranchers about the group of mustangers they encountered and the women with them, the ranchers come to believe that the mustangers are actually Comancheros who have been stealing their horses, and decide to go after them. Slim and Jess accompany them, hoping to avert bloodshed.

Season 4, Episode 21: The Renegade Brand

26 February 1963
A trio of thieves rob the Sherman Ranch and Relay station, wounding both Jess Harper and Mr. Frazer from the stage line office, who was carrying the money. With information from Jess, Slim Sherman, still sworn in as Mort Cory's deputy, is able to trail the thieves until they split up. Slim catches up with one, killing him in self defense, which puts Slim in danger when it turns out that the man he killed is Hank McGovern, son of Ellen McGovern, wealthy rancher in the area. Ellen refuses to believe her son guilty of theft and attempted murder especially since Slim cannot produce the money or a witness. With Slim's status as a deputy affording him some protection, Ellen McGovern puts a price on his head. Slim is in a race against time to prove Hank's guilt and find the money before Hank's partner and he loses his own life. Slim's only allies are the reluctant Laurie McGovern, sister of the dead man and the equally reluctant Jim Lassel, Ellen's ranch foreman.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Jeanette Nolan ... Ellen McGovern
Lory Patrick ... Laurie

Kevin Hagen ... Page

Ken Lynch ... Tindall
Ed Kemmer ... Lassel (as Edward Kemmer)
Jerry Summers ... Hank

Hal Needham ... Collins
Percy Helton ... Opie
John Daheim ... Sprock (as John Day)
Roy Barcroft ... Frazer
Gregg Barton ... Blacksmith

Rush Williams ... Customer
Ted Fish ... Bartender
Russ Whiteman ... Doc
David Perna ... Enders
William Bramley ... Tulman
Victor Adamson ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 22: The Violent Ones

5 March 1963
Bob Blayne was a gunman five years ago when Deputy Jess Harper shot and maimed his hand. Blayne's sons, Bill and Larry, believe that Jess has ruined their father's life and want to see him dead. Bill believes he can gun Jess after he shoots down a friend of Jess' and Bill's friends encourage him to try. The problem is Jess Harper refuses to rise to their bait even as everything in him wants to. Bill, Larry and their friends lure Jess into Laramie by badly beating Slim Sherman. Jess takes the bait and ends up killing Bill in fair fight. A grief stricken Larry ambushes Jess but only ends up make Jess mad and breaking his own arm. Bill's friends convince Bob Blayne to let them run Jess out of town. This sets up the final showdown where Bob Blayne and Jess Harper stand against the men who want to kill Jess.

Season 4, Episode 23: The Unvanquished

12 March 1963
Slim Sherman finds himself playing detective when he gets involved in with Tah-Za, an Arapaho who admits to murdering a hired hand of Slim's. Slim knows that Tah-Za is covering for someone else because the facts don't fit quite right. What Slim doesn't know is that Tah-Za is covering for his son Diamo, who accidentally shot Ben while he was protecting his pregnant wife. Meanwhile Daisy Cooper and Mike Williams find Diamo and his wife in the barn. Kindhearted Daisy takes them in to care for Winema as her time draws near. While Ben's brothers are trying to frame the Arapahoes for their thievery they are also bent on killing the man that's responsible for their brother's death.

Season 4, Episode 24: The Sometime Gambler

19 March 1963
Irv Richards is a gambler and ex-con with a poor reputation around Laramie. His old gang come to Laramie to rob the mining payroll from the bank and they want Irv's help. He refuses but is 'convinced' to do it anyway when his daughter Ellen is threatened. Jess Harper was riding shotgun on the stage that was supposed to carry the payroll but wasn't able to pick it up because of flooding. The gang doesn't know this and try for the payroll anyway, but Richards double crosses them and is shot because they believe he stole the money. The wounded Richards meets up with Daisy Cooper and Mike Williams on the road and they take him back to Sherman Ranch and Relay Station, despite the fact the gang is searching for him. Richards wound is not fatal, yet. The damage done by the bullet will kill him in months. Slim Sherman and Jess Harper aren't happy with having Irv at the ranch but he can't be moved so now they are faced with protecting not only Daisy and Mike from Irv's gang but also Irv himself.

Season 4, Episode 25: Edge of Evil

2 April 1963
Jess Harper finds that gold is at root of all evil while paying a visit to Stede Rhodes and his wife, Anne. They come across a loose pack mule that, on closer inspection, is carrying sacks upon sacks of gold. This causes Stede to turn on Jess when he disagrees with Stede over what to do with the gold. Jess meets up with Roger Canby, real owner of the gold and they chase down Anne and Stede, but Canby is not the jolly person he appears. He buried his two partners alive because of the gold and he'll do anything to keep it, including kill again. The tug of war over the gold could cost Jess a friend and his own life.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper

Alan Hale Jr. ... Roger Canby

Ron Harper ... Stede Rhodes
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
Harry Lauter ... Bert Lewis
Suzanne Lloyd ... Ann Rhodes
Quinn K. Redeker ... Jack Lewis (as Quinn Redeker)

Season 4, Episode 26: Broken Honor

9 April 1963
Jess Harper is planning on riding shotgun on a stage run carrying a bank shipment when Dave Bryne tries to bribe him to look the other way. Jess tries to get Bryne arrested but skinflint stage office manager Art Potter won't press charges. To further complicate matters Potter finds out about Jess' checkered past and orders him to stay away from the stage. Mort Cory gets Jess to catch up with the stage outside town. The stage is robbed anyway with Mose and Jess getting wounded. Jess chases down the thief who grabbed the strong box but he doesn't have the money. It's now a case of who's got the money and puts Roy and Martha Halloran squarely in the cross hairs because Martha found the strong box and Roy insists on keeping the money, lying to friends and himself. His lies could cost him Martha, his friend Jess Harper, his honor and their lives.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
Richard Bakalyan ... Mel Doleman

Don 'Red' Barry ... Dave Brynie (as Donald Barry)

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Rod Cameron ... Roy Halloran
Vinton Hayworth ... Art Potter
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Norman Leavitt ... Freddie

Peggy McCay ... Martha Halloran
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Corey
Ron Soble ... Harvey Doleman
Eddy Waller ... Mose

Season 4, Episode 27: The Last Battleground

16 April 1963
A bushwhacking attempt on Jess Harper reveals the wreckage of a Union gold wagon stolen by Confederate raiders and opens old wounds for Slim Sherman when accusations against his father helping the rebels are resurrected. Slim sets out with Maj. John Ellis and James Courtland, the officer accused of helping the rebels steal the gold wagons, to find the lost convoy and prove his father innocent of helping the Confederacy. They aren't the only one's interested in the lost gold convoy, there are others that will stop at nothing to get the gold, including the real Yankee traitor that helped steal the gold.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

John Hoyt ... Maj. John Ellis
Brett King ... Hall
Robert Knapp ... Gibbs

Frank Overton ... James Courtland
Dee Pollock ... Will Courtland
Stuart Randall ... Mort Corey - Sheriff
Marshall Reed ... Sgt. Nolan

Season 4, Episode 28: The Stranger

23 April 1963
Emil Viktor is on the run from a trumped up murder conviction and crooked Sheriff Vanton Madox and his posse. Emil has been killing Slim Sherman's cattle to feed his family, who living on a run down ranch near the mountains where he's been hiding. Slim Sherman and Jess Harper have been unable to capture the elusive stranger that's been paying for the slaughtered cattle. When Mike Williams admits to having been helped the mysterious stranger both Slim and Jess begin to have their doubts. The situation gets complicated when Jess is rescued by Emil after a bad fall and finds out the true story of why Sheriff Madox wants Emil Viktor dead.

Season 4, Episode 29: The Marshals

30 April 1963
Jess Harper is critically wounded by Clint Buckner's gang when he attempts to prevent the ambush of the tumbleweed wagon transporting Clint's brother, Vern to his hanging in Cheyenne. With Jess needing a doctor, and not likely to survive the trip to Laramie, Marshal Branch McGary and Deputy Reb Carlson are forced to head for Ironwood and straight into the arms of Clint Buckner and his gang. Buckner kidnaps the town doctor in an attempt to force Marshal McGary to free his brother to save Jess' life.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper
William Bryant ... Reb Carlton

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Kem Dibbs ... De Walt
Reginald Gardiner ... Patches
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
David McLean ... Marshal Branch McGary
Michael T. Mikler ... Slater (as Michael Mikler)

Dennis Patrick ... Vern Buckner
House Peters Jr. ... Davis
John Pickard ... Ragan
Ed Prentiss ... Doc Tyler
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Mort Corey
Gene Roth ... Jethroe
Hugh Sanders ... Rafferty

Robert J. Wilke ... Clint Buckner (as Robert Wilke)

Season 4, Episode 30: Badge of Glory

7 May 1963
When ex-bounty hunter, turned preacher, John Holby is asked by a dying outlaw friend to cash his body in for a reward to build a new church, he accepts but it brings serious trouble from the rest of outlaw's gang.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Jean Allison ... Amelia Holby
Sheldon Allman ... Sam Logan

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper
Tru Garrett ... Harry
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams

Russell Johnson ... Bob Talmadge

Lin McCarthy ... John Holby
Jo Morrow ... Helen
Gregg Palmer ... Chuck Logan
Laraine Stephens ... Laurie Adams
George Wallace ... Sheriff Mason
Henry Wills ... Weston

Season 4, Episode 31: Trapped

14 May 1963
Slim finds a young woman severely injured. Soon he finds that two men have kidnapped her, and is about to capture them when they are all caught by the girl's rancher father and his hired hands. The father assumes that Slim was the leader of the kidnappers and plans to have all three men hanged. Actually, one of the rancher's own men is in league with the two kidnappers, one of whom is a ruthless killer, the other a young man who is in love with the girl and was beaten by her father because of it, and wants to get even with him for his brutal methods.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman

Robert Fuller ... Jess Harper

Claude Akins ... Britt Walker

Spring Byington ... Daisy Cooper

Jim Davis ... Jim Genoway
Joan Freeman ... Nina Richards
Dennis Holmes ... Mike Williams
James Kline ... Mills

Paul Lukather ... Park

Barton MacLane ... Owen Richards

Tommy Sands ... Tad Henderson

Season 4, Episode 32: The Road to Helena

21 May 1963
Ruth Franklin, working as a saloon girl, foils a plan by three men to rob Slim. Afterward she persuades Slim to come to her house and help her father, who plans to return $50,000 that he embezzled from a Helena bank (but has never spent). Slim agrees to take them to Helena, but they are trailed by the same men who had earlier planned to rob Slim and now hope to take the money Mr. Franklin is carrying for themselves.
John Smith ... Slim Sherman
Robert Anderson ... Arkins (as Bob Anderson)
Robert Colbert ... Ross

Henry Hull ... David Franklin
Dan Krohn ... Jamie Ross
John Pickard ... Bradford
Maggie Pierce ... Ruth Franklin

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