29 September 1960
Trail boss Rance Hollister has scrimped and saved for ten years to buy a spread of land. When he learns the bank is closed and his hard-earned $4,000 gone, Rance snaps and joins with his three trusty trail hands in pulling a train robbery.
6 October 1960
Chad Burns leads an outlaw gang that has been robbing numerous banks and trains, but he has charmed the people of his town so much into seeing him as a Robin Hood figure that they refuse to help the law by testifying against him.
20 October 1960
Two cowboys join a crooked judge who plans the robbery of a casino that cheated them out of nearly 3500 dollars, unaware the judge is very murderous.
27 October 1960
Gabe Cutter's brother is hanged without trial by the town of Red Sky, just before they learn he was innocent. In revenge, Gabe vows to destroy the town, and works with a recently released outlaw and his recruits to rob it dry.
Season 1, Episode 5: Shorty3 November 1960
Angered by a court order that he must allow other ranchers to take their cattle on a trail through land he claims, rancher Jack Duane decides to prove that no one pushes him around---by killing a neighboring rancher. He then threatens to kill the only witness to the murder as well.
10 November 1960
The lone survivor of ambushed robbers returns to town for revenge, but falls in love with a young woman who could change his life for the better.
24 November 1960
Four men long on the run together have been offered amnesty for participating against rancher Clay Fisher in the Johnson County Range War. But Fisher has no intention of letting them receive it, and tries to maneuver them into violating it before it takes affect.
1 December 1960
Unable to find jobs, two of the outlaws granted amnesty plot to rob the bank, falling into Fisher's plan to destroy all four of the men.
15 December 1960
A 100 thousand dollar diamond lost at the scene of a stage coach robbery, is later is found in town by honest people and pursued by those who would kill for it.
29 December 1960
When cow thieves caught red handed are constantly being acquitted, the head of cattlemen's association offers pay to a lawman to kill them.
19 January 1961
Fifteen years after robbing the Topeka bank, five people involved, each with only part of the information as to its location, plan to get together and find the money and divide it between them. The marshals are counting on the daughter of another robber who was killed to help them trap the others. Greed takes over and complicates things for both the robbers and the marshals.
26 January 1961
Deputy Marshal Frank Dalton and three of his brothers trail a trio of young murderous outlaws. But Frank's brothers are starting to wonder whether their meager pay as lawmen is worth it all.
2 February 1961
After taking the law into their own hands to avenge the killing of their brother, the four remaining Dalton brothers have turned outlaw, and plan the robbery of an Army payroll.
Season 1, Episode 14: Assassin9 February 1961
Caine and Foreman investigate when a deputy is murdered in a town run by a ruthless saloon owner, who then hires a young gunman to kill Caine.
Season 1, Episode 15: Culley16 February 1961
Drifter Culley Scott kills a man in self-defense after the man has just shot his own father. He finds a satchel of money on the dead man's horse, and finds the father still alive. When caught by Caine and Foreman, Culley tells them that he is the old man's son, and then decides to help him when he learns the man is now blind.
2 March 1961
When ranch foreman Bill Doolin is told that his boss has given in and sold his land to the railroad, he and the other ranch workers are out of a job. A ruthless railroad agent offers Doolin money to capture an old friend who has taken to robbing the trains, but Doolin refuses, and soon he and the other men consider riding with the train robber themselves.
Season 1, Episode 17: The Bell9 March 1961
Foreman is transporting sadistic killer Neil Gwinner to prison when they are joined by Jim Houston, a man just released after serving his time. A blizzard strikes, and Gwinner escapes after the horses are spooked. Foreman finds shelter in a church and tells the people inside about the killer, but passes out before he can say more. When Houston comes to the church, the people assume him to be Gwinner.
16 March 1961
Frustrated by his inability to get their financial support, a mild-mannered schoolteacher tricks the three members of the town council into a cave and leaves them there. He then claims that a wanted local outlaw is holding them for ransom, which the teacher plans to use to improve his school.
Season 1, Episode 19: Blind Spot30 March 1961
After Davy Morgan's father is murdered in cold blood by an outlaw nicknamed the Weasel, the 13-year old vows vengeance. Frank Denton, a noted gunslinger, gives the young boy instructions in shooting so he can get revenge.
6 April 1961
In an episode with a lighter touch, two meek but frustrated railroad employees determine a way to rob the train of a million dollars by making an entire boxcar disappear.
13 April 1961
A fast gunslinger is determined to bring in certain wanted men alive if possible, including one that helped to murder one of his family members.
Season 1, Episode 22: The Sooner27 April 1961
Impoverished farmer Gregor Zacod has been making extra money by hiding people who are on the run. When three men offer him more money to take them to where he hid one of their confederates in a robbery who kept the money for himself, Zacod refuses, so they force him to cooperate by kidnapping his wife.
Season 1, Episode 23: Sam Bass4 May 1961
After young Sam Bass inadvertently causes an outlaw to gun down the sheriff, everyone in town turns against him, so he decides to join up with the outlaw. Before long, he decides to form his own outlaw gang.
11 May 1961
Zim Kelly is turning more and more toward the life of an outlaw. Unfortunately, he is dragging his gentle but slow-witted and totally loyal brother down with him.
18 May 1961
Caine and Foreman cross the border into Mexico trailing a trio of outlaws. But when they stop at the first town to get permission to enter and trail them further, they are instead jailed by the colonel who runs the town, who hopes to use them as a bargaining chip to get concessions from higher-ups in the government.
22 June 1961
The railroad is planning to bypass the town of New March, where Foreman grew up, and build its own town in its place---an act which would destroy the economy of New March. Foreman is treated coldly by the residents as he is sent back there to investigate the murder of a railroad employee. More violence soon erupts, as the railroad has hired a ruthless paid killer to strike back at the town and its leaders.
5 October 1961
Marshal Caine is appointed Territorial Governor, and Deputy Foreman is appointed the new marshal, just as the government opens Oklahoma to settlement. Foreman appoints two unlikely new deputies to keep order as "Sooners" enter and make their claims. The new deputies make their claims too, but they have to deal with a shady saloon owner who takes advantage of their poor knowledge of the details of the law.
12 October 1961
Connie Masters is being blackmailed by her outlaw ex-husband into helping him rob the bank where she works at. He tells her that only if she does will he reveal to her the whereabouts of the son she hasn't seen since he was a baby.
19 October 1961
Chalk is pleased to meet an old friend he has known and idolized since his childhood. Foreman comes to suspect that the man may be responsible for a series of horse thefts in the area, but Chalk refuses to believe it.
Season 2, Episode 4: The Cutups26 October 1961
A couple of grifters, posing as practical jokers, dupe Slim into holding up the Express Office. This results in Slim being thrown in jail, while the grifters divide the loot between themselves.
2 November 1961
An organization of hooded night riders takes advantage of the frustration of local farmers with the fall in the price of wheat, and recruit them into joining their group by telling them that a conspiracy of foreigners is responsible. Soon they begin to use whippings and fires to spread their terror.
9 November 1961
Three brothers want their money back from bank operators who have been robbed.
Season 2, Episode 7: Walk Tall16 November 1961
The son of an immigrant garbage collector falls in love with the daughter of a well-to-do woman who is determined to stop them from being together. The young man has another problem in that some of his cronies are planning to swindle the girl's mother in a bogus cattle sale.
Season 2, Episode 8: Roly23 November 1961
A large sum of money is left on the farm of Roly McDonough by a dying hold-up man. Roly decides to keep the money. But his attempts to use it to do good for people just leads to misery for himself and all concerned.
30 November 1961
A struggling rancher teams up with a fancy hat salesman and an embezzler to rob an armored wagon of 100 thousand dollars, but it crosses the line into murder.
14 December 1961
Three "marshals" from a Wyoming cattlemen's association come to take Foreman's wounded prisoner, who they accuse of murder. However, after they beat the prisoner in his cell, and Foreman and his deputies listen to the man's story, the lawmen decide not to turn the man over to the marshals, even though they are thus defying legal authority.
21 December 1961
After a stodgy banker angrily rejects a painter's honest but unflattering portrait of him and refuses to pay him for it, the painter teams with a locksmith to rob the bank.
28 December 1961
Chalk is found unconscious in a stable, with his gun fired twice, and with a dead man with two bullets in him and his gun still in his holster. Making things worse is that Chalk has no memory of what happened during the past ten hours. How can he prove himself innocent?
4 January 1962
Through his considerable oratorical skills and vast charisma, a blind man is able to convince the people of Stillwater that he is the one to stop the greedy land syndicator who is exploiting them. Soon he maneuvers them into having him run for mayor, but he really plans to use this as leverage to achieve his own more selfish goals.
18 January 1962
A Minnesota farm girl arrives in Stillwater, planning to marry her childhood crush, Sven Johanssen. But the wild and free-living Sven has no intention of settling down, and he is involved in a dangerous enterprise, hijacking shipments of whiskey that a crooked saloon owner is selling to the Indians.
25 January 1962
Chalk's father arrives in Stillwater, which unnerves Chalk a bit because the old man has a long history of swindling and con games. He tells Chalk he is going to turn over a new leaf, but very quickly becomes involved with two other men in a stock swindle.
1 February 1962
Foreman and Chalk team with sheriff Ned Danvers in the hunt for an outlaw. For Danvers, it's especially important, as his upcoming reelection depends on him capturing the outlaw, and his opponent in the race is trying to capture the man with less concern for how many are killed in the process.
8 February 1962
Before the town's big horse race, Slim trades six horses to two Pawnees in return for a wild Appaloosa who he later learns will throw any rider who is not Pawnee. A dishonest gambler hopes to sabotage the race so that he takes most of the money, and feels the wild horse fits nicely into his plans. But Slim plans to ride the horse anyway.
15 February 1962
Connie takes charge of two tomboyish sisters who tried to deposit $12,000 in the bank shortly after it was robbed and a teller killed. Certain that their father is the one who robbed the bank and sent the girls to deposit the money, Foreman plans to wait until he comes to town to reclaim them and take the cash out. But things go differently than planned.
22 February 1962
Two brothers from Cuba plan to assassinate the hated Spanish ambassador when he comes through Stillwater, even though he will be heavily guarded by the U.S. government, and knowing they will be killed in the process.
1 March 1962
A con man arrives in Stillwater with a horseless carriage, and a plan to fleece the town by getting them to invest in a factory. Meanwhile, the new mode of travel gives a bank robber an idea for how make his getaway.
8 March 1962
To pursue a wanted outlaw, Chalk unwisely enters No Man's Land, a lawless area in no state's jurisdiction. He is soon wounded and forced to flee, encountering only an immigrant peddler and his son who fear getting involved in anyone else's affairs. Foreman and Slim search for Chalk, but the unofficial boss of No Man's Land puts out a bounty on him, to send a message that no lawman will leave the area alive.
15 March 1962
The Edendale bank is robbed just as Thomas Healy's entertainment troupe is performing, and Healy loses &20,000 that he had invested in it. But it gives him an idea to make up his losses by having the troupe rob the Stillwater bank just as they are performing there and letting the crime be blamed on the Edendale robbers. That plan is thwarted when Foreman captures the Edendale robbers and recovers the money. Healy decides to abandon his plan, but another member of his troupe does not. Also, the troupe talks Chalk, who is growing close to Healy's daughter, into joining their show as a singer.
22 March 1962
In the pilot episode for an unsold series ("Outpost"), Sergeant Ben Thompson, while in jail for disorderly conduct, tells Foreman and Chalk the story of how he and two other demoted Army sergeants pursued a group of Indians who had acquired and learned to use a Gatling gun, and how their pursuit led them to a cave believed to hold ancient treasure from a Spanish expedition.
10 May 1962
Foreman receives word that a paroled outlaw plans to come to Stillwater to kill him. But the marshal is frustrated in his efforts to be on guard for the man, because he has to deal with so many other complaints from townspeople over less serious matters. Plus, a man arrives in town and claims to be a deputy sent to help, but his attitude makes everyone suspicious of him.
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