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Episode List


Season 2

18 Sep. 1959
Incident of the Day of the Dead
Rowdy is tricked into breaking a stallion to pay off a gambling debt by a woman. The horse killed one man and injured others including the daughter of the owner. Rowdy is involved in more than breaking a horse - the break up of a family.
10 Jul. 1959
Incident of the Roman Candles
Pete and Jim find David Colby shooting roman candles by the trail. He says he is trying to scare away the Indians that killed his folks and burned them out. He is headed to Eberley to find his uncle but Favor suspects something different.
2 Oct. 1959
Incident at Dangerfield Dip
A dying woman stumbles into the cattle drive. Her husband, a feared gunslinger turned rancher, soon shows up and accuses the drovers of shooting her. Gil & Rowdy fear that their cattle are coming down with a deadly disease, so they turn the herd towards the Rodney Dangerfield chemical dipping station, on the widowed rancher's recommendation.
9 Oct. 1959
Incident of the Shambling Man
When a delusional old man attacks the passing drovers, his daughter-in-law enlists Gil & Rowdy's help with the powerful ex-boxing champ. The Marshal who made the town safe, is now drunk on his own power, enforcing petty rules to keep the tiniest semblance of trouble out of his jurisdiction. Factoring heavily into the situation is that the daughter-in-law is exquisite and widowed.
16 Oct. 1959
Incident at Jacob's Well
Rowdy is saved from falling down a well by a woman. Later, the woman's family and friends had to manage to steal the drovers' horses.
23 Oct. 1959
Incident of the 13th Man
Wishbone, in desperate need of a dentist, finds one in Blanton. Along with Rowdy they both encounter two problems: the doctor is on trial for murder and both of them have been picked to be on the jury. The verdict is the final surprise.
30 Oct. 1959
Incident at the Buffalo Smokehouse
Mr. Favor is stuck in a house, because the owner of the house is attacked by some men.
6 Nov. 1959
Incident of the Haunted Hills
Desperate for water, Gil's drive is forced into a deadly confrontation between the Paneequa tribe and surveyors, over the Lake of the Haunted Hills. The valley's ghostly winds and geysers are sacred to the tribe, while the U.S. Army survey is headed by a stubborn Indian killer Captain, who orders a Paneequa woman tortured. Gil hopes his drover Tasunka, who left the tribe as a teen, can mediate the dispute with minimal bloodshed, but when Gil finds that the local White settlement Heliotrope is a ghost town due to the dispute, the trail boss tells Rowdy to take over the...
13 Nov. 1959
Incident of the Stalking Death
Gil shoots and wounds a puma while while out scouting for the cattle drive. The puma escaped and kills the young son of a local rancher's widow. Gil and the guys go on the hunt for the puma along with a friend of the widow (Cesar Romero) who also happens to want to kill Gil because he's jealous of the attention the widow shows Gil.
20 Nov. 1959
Incident of the Valley in Shadow
Driving a herd through Cheyenne country, Favor finds out some of his hands may have hired on for more than just the beeves. There is a large reward being offered for a white girl who has been missing since she was a small child.
11 Dec. 1959
Incident of the Blue Fire
In the midst of a thunderstorm and despite his men's objections, Mr. Favor hires a man who comes across the camp, blamed for bringing bad luck with him, and one bad break follows another.
18 Dec. 1959
Incident at Spanish Rock
Claiming to represent President Diaz of Mexico, Villegro and his men want to take one of Gil's men, the son of their biggest enemy, into custody. As they are in Texas and need all hands to drive their herd, Gil is not in favor of doing so.
8 Jan. 1960
Incident of the Druid Curse
A woman and his father join the drovers, but the drovers don' t know that they're cursed by the druids.
15 Jan. 1960
Incident at Red River Station
Favor and Rowdy accidentally get the smallpox, and they leave the herd to find vaccine for themselves, and the town around.
22 Jan. 1960
Incident of the Devil and His Due
Gil is allowed to continue the cattle drive, despite being accused of murder by the victim's wife and son, after Rowdy is deputized to guard him. Meanwhile, the real killers, three outlaws, scheme to steal church funds from a priest befriended by Gil and Rowdy.
29 Jan. 1960
Incident of the Wanted Painter
The drovers find a painter from back East on their way, whose paintings help the men of a former Army Major map the town in attempt to bust him out of jail. Mr. Favor gets in the way to help justice be served and stop future bloodshed.
5 Feb. 1960
Incident of the Tinker's Dam
Wishbone buries his brother "alive" to keep Kiowas from killing him for romancing the stony chief's wife. T.J. turns out to be a comical embarrassment: a pot fixer whose customers fight to scalp him for his shoddy tinking, which is his ploy for woman chasing. For years, trail cook Wishy's fellow drovers heard the cook laud his misplaced little brother's prowess as a warrior, politician, you name it. But angering the Kiowa at the moment is deadly serious, because the tribe is divided over signing a treaty. Young braves oppose old Chief Wankawa inking the doc.
19 Feb. 1960
Incident of the Night Horse
An embittered mustanger known by Gil Favor in his younger days blocks the pass that the herd needs to use to reach a river ford where they can cross safely. The mustanger is haunted by a fierce stallion who killed his son, once a friend of Favor.
26 Feb. 1960
Incident of the Sharpshooter
An outlaw usurps a dead man's identity and he is heading for the next town along with the drovers. When Rowdy gets in the middle of his business he finds himself in serious trouble and it is up to Mr. Favor to figure out a way of saving him.
4 Mar. 1960
Incident of the Dust Flower
The drovers rescue an injured traveler and his grown daughter, who is sensitive about her unmarried status. The woman flees, but scout Pete Nolan locates her. Upon learning that she can't face patronizing relatives in the town she's moving to, Pete decides to accompany her there and pose as her fiancé.
11 Mar. 1960
Incident at Sulphur Creek
Horse thieves who have victimized Comanches also strike the drive's ramuda. Gil sends a group headed by Pete and Rowdy out to purchase replacement mounts. They encounter a preacher on his way to officiate a christening at the Lacey ranch, where he says horses are for sale. The drovers find their own stolen horses corralled there. So do the Comanches, who put the ranch under siege.
18 Mar. 1960
Incident of the Champagne Bottles
It looks like the drovers are moving smoothly until they find a very slow moving wagon on their way, allegedly carrying champagne. As it turns out it was not only champagne and everyone could be in danger.
1 Apr. 1960
Incident of the Stargazer
A woman gets off the stage expecting to meet her husband. But she was let off in the middle of nowhere, a good 30 miles from her home. Pete decides to help her get there but when they arrive, she recognizes everyone except her husband.
8 Apr. 1960
Incident of the Dancing Death
When the son of a gypsy queen is murdered, she insists one of the drovers did it and demands the killer be found and turned over. Gil rebuffs her, prompting the old woman to predict trouble for the drive, which does start to happen.
22 Apr. 1960
Incident of the Arana Sacar
The owner of a remote trading post and his wife are coerced into backing a rustler's scheme to get the drovers drunk, swipe the herd and sell the beeves to hide skinners.
29 Apr. 1960
Incident of the Deserter
While taking a mountain short cut, Wishbone is injured in a fall caused by a bullying ore freighter. He seeks aid in a small mining town, where he becomes attached to a widow, who is the freighter's fiancée.
6 May 1960
Incident of the 100 Amulets
Hey Soos goes to town to visit his mother but, while buying supplies to take to her, he is attacked as the town believe his mother is a witch who has cursed the town.
13 May 1960
Incident of the Murder Steer
A steer with the word "MURDER" branded on its side, considered an omen of violent death, is seen shortly after four mysterious riders from the same town join the drive.
20 May 1960
Incident of the Music Maker
When Gil receives a nasty wound that becomes seriously infected, he is unaware of a Swiss jack-of-all-trades that has totally unarmed his cowboys. The Swiss has a plan for some of the cattle.
3 Jun. 1960
Incident of the Silent Web
A young girl is so shocked at her father's murder that she can not speak. She is taken captive by two escaped convicts.
10 Jun. 1960
Incident of the Last Chance
Gil takes a protective interest in a stranded tenderfoot couple. Rowdy is interested in the wife.
17 Jun. 1960
Incident in the Garden of Eden
Rowdy leaves to buy cattle to replenish the herd. He comes to a town of an eccentric English patriarch living with his beautiful daughter. Rowdy doesn't understand why he seems so afraid to sell the cattle without his foreman's permission.

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