Dave and Brown find a dead man on the trail. They take him to a cattle camp, where he meets an old friend of his. But when Dave's friend gets drunk and picks a fight with Dave, Dave has no choice but...
While crossing the desert, Dave ducks into a small cave during a wind storm and finds $30,000 in stolen government gold. Not a cowboy with a well defined moral compass, Dave decides to keep the gold ...
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A pilot for a reboot of this series, starring Lee Marvin as Dave Blassingame and Keenan Wynn as Burgundy Smith, was later aired on "The Dick Powell Show" in 1963, titled "The Losers." See more »
[a Mexican bandito bars Dave way out of town]
[the gunslinger nods]
Sure you do, you miserable hind end of a coyote. Just tryin' to be agreeable. Now look here what I got for you
[Dave unsheathes his rifle]
See? Ain't it purdy? How'd you like to have that, you bushwhackin' hamstringer?
[as the gunslinger reaches for the rifle Dave smacks him with the rifle butt]
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I've seen just two episodes of this series. In one, the hero drifted into a place that turned out to be a viper's nest. I don't remembered much about the plot, but the photography and suspense were excellent.
The other was set during a town's Independence Day celebration. The dude played by John Dehner, quite tipsy, offers the hero an amount for his dog. He declines. One takes a swing and they spend the rest of the episode trying to fight amidst marching bands, dancing girls, etc. It was supposed to be funny, but instead was painfully boring.
One could say that these episodes reflected Peckinpah's work in general: either great or awful, with little in between.
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