"The Guns of Will Sonnett"
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Season: 1 | 2
Year: 1967 | 1968 | 1969


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Ride the Long Trail

8 September 1967
Jeff and Will encounter a man who lost an arm in a gunfight with Jim Sonnett.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Claude Akins ... Turnbaugh

Paul Fix ... Olenhaussen - Stableman

J. Pat O'Malley ... Peter Pun - Drummer
Rex Holman ... Mase
Perry Cook ... Hotel Clerk
Brandon Carroll ... Bartender
Jimmie Booth ... Townsman (uncredited)
George Bruggeman ... Townsman (uncredited)
Bill Coontz ... Ranch Hand (uncredited)
Paul Cristo ... Townsman (uncredited)
Duke Fishman ... Barfly (uncredited)
Hans Moebus ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 2: A Bell for Jeff Sonnett

15 September 1967
With Will's gun arm injured, Jeff is forced into his first-ever gunfight against a master gunfighter (Charles Grodin, of all people) who uses every psychological trick in the book.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Charles Grodin ... Bells Pickering
Ford Rainey ... Doc Sales
Paul Wexler ... Cal Jessup
Rayford Barnes ... Jack Collins
Charles Seel ... Harry - Merchant

Season 1, Episode 3: A Grave for James Sonnett

22 September 1967
Arriving in a Mexican town, the Sonnetts find Jim's grave and a curiously reticent padre, and tangle with a bandito leader who may -- or may not -- have killed James. Features an exceptionally lively gunfight at the end.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Don Diamond ... Drigo
Natividad Vacío ... Ortez
Joe Ferrante ... Manuel
Mark Miranda ... Juan
Jay Novello ... Father Felipe
Nick Borgani ... Townsman (uncredited)
Jack Tornek ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 4: The Natural Way

29 September 1967
Will's old comrade Morg is terrified of Lank, who's driving his cattle through Samson. Time's shorn the locks of aged Sheriff Morg Braham, who tells Will & Jeff to clear out of his peace-loving town ASAP, though they stopped in Samson merely to see Morg, as they mosey through Cloud County, Kansas on their quest for Jeff's father. Will's disappointed, but quite prepared to skedaddle, while arrogant cattle baron Lank Turner's determined to humiliate town tamer Morg by tearing up Samson with his saddle-sore drovers.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Wendell Corey ... Sheriff Morg Braham
Bartlett Robinson ... Sam Wilson
Myron Healey ... Lank Turner
Charla Doherty ... Ellie Wilson
Hal Baylor ... Bob Todd
Jerry Catron ... Al Burke [Cowboy] (as Jack Catron)
Rod McGaughy ... Gang Member (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 5: Of Lasting Summers and Jim Sonnett

6 October 1967
Hearing that Jim Sonnett is to be hanged, Will and Jeff hurry to a Western town. The killer of two maintains he's their relative. Grandfather Will doesn't buy his act, grandson Jeff wants to believe and does. The taciturn Sheriff doesn't care who's who, he's wary that the Sonnetts will break his notorious prisoner out, so he limits the pair's access to the jail. The carnival atmosphere surrounding the big execution unhinges the youngest Sonnett.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Paul Richards ... The Killer
Peter Whitney ... Lasting Summers
James Anderson ... Sheriff
Michael Carr ... Deputy
John A. Neris ... Hawker (as John Neris)

Bill Erwin ... Hotel Clerk

Season 1, Episode 6: Message at Noon

13 October 1967
In our first extended look at Jim Sonnett, he takes lunch in a restaurant with a friendly shopkeeper, while outside a young punk (future "Rookies" star Sam Melville in his first role for Aaron Spelling) and an accomplice stir up the whole town agitating for a gunfight.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James 'Jim' Sonnett

Strother Martin ... Harvey Bains

Sam Melville ... Kirk
Owen Bush ... Charlie - Telegraph Operator
Michael Greene ... Lou - Deputy
Robert F. Hoy ... Macey (as Bob Hoy)
Justin Smith ... Townsman
Lonny Chapman ... Sheriff Tom Landry

Season 1, Episode 7: A Son for a Son

20 October 1967
A farmer provides Jeff, ill with fever, a bed while his wife tends. The Sonnett's don't know the farmer offered because Jim Sonnett killed their son in a shootout in the last year. The wife, sick with grief, thinks Jeff is the dead son.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Royal Dano ... Vance Murdock

Jack Elam ... Sam - Sheriff

Virginia Gregg ... Mrs. Murdock
Byron Foulger ... Storekeeper

Jack Nicholson ... Tom Murdock
Sandy McPeak ... Ben Murdock (as Sandy Kevin)

Bing Russell ... Jeb Bates - Bartender

Season 1, Episode 8: Meeting at Devil's Fork

27 October 1967
While looking for Jim Sonnett in the High Country Jeff and Will are having a meal in a rowdy saloon. Later in their room they are accosted by four gunmen who claim to be friends of Jim's. They say they can take them to where Jim is and the Sonnetts agree to ride with them. Soon they realize it is a ruse and they are being used as bait to draw Jim out of hiding for an ambush at Devil's Fork.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

James Best ... Rake Hanley

Harry Dean Stanton ... J.J. Kates (as Dean Stanton)
Bill Coontz ... Pev Williams (as Bill Foster)

Arthur Peterson ... Stevens
Claudia Bryar ... Mrs. Stevens
Janice Yarbrough ... Marcie Stevens

Tom Reese ... Lando
Jason Evers ... James 'Jim' Sonnett (uncredited)
Pete Kellett ... Barfly (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Piano Player (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 9: First Love

3 November 1967
When Will and Jeff land in jail, a pretty girl puts up the bail and asks them to stay.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Cherie Latimer ... Diantha Banner

James Westmoreland ... Lafe Banner
Hank Patterson ... Stableman
Harry Harvey ... Sheriff (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Pitt Herbert ... Charlie - Desk Clerk
Cosmo Sardo ... Hotel Guest (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 10: The Favor

10 November 1967
After accidentally capturing a man wanted for bank robbery, the Sonnetts agree to turn the man over and send the bounty money to his impoverished family -- but the man's former partners, now posing as lawmen, have the same idea minus the altruism -- plus a murderous grudge against Will Sonnett

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Stephen McNally ... Ben Colter
Tom Tully ... Corky Dobbs

William Smith ... Spence (as Bill Smith)

Bruce Glover ... Billy
Jonathan Hole ... Clerk

Season 1, Episode 11: Ride the Man Down

17 November 1967
Will and his grandson join a liquored-up posse to prevent Will's son from lynching, after a dying bank robber names Jim Sonnett as his accomplice. Will Sonnett fears the mob will shoot first and ask no questions, because the bank's offered a $500 reward to whoever kills the surviving bank robber, for murdering a teller. Will has qualms about the sheriff, for refusing to pursue the gunman without a posse backing him.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Kevin McCarthy ... Sheriff Tom Mills

Vaughn Taylor ... Banker Evans
Charlie Briggs ... Peerce - Posse Member
Don Wilbanks ... Ben Morgan - Posse Member
Chuck Horne ... Hawkins - Posse Member
Jim Jameson ... Townsman
Peter Hale ... Adams - Wounded Man
Bud Walls ... Jonas
Jimmie Booth ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 12: The Turkey Shoot

24 November 1967
Near broke, Will enters Jeff in a shooting contest where a prize bull is at stake put up by a local cattle baron who keeps local breeders dependent. Tensions escalate as the Sonnett's hear of how they treated Jim on an earlier visit.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

R.G. Armstrong ... Collin Atwood

David Macklin ... Cleve Atwood
Paul Sorensen ... Ben Archer
Joseph V. Perry ... Vince (as Joseph Perry)
William Mims ... Sheriff (as Bill Mims)

Season 1, Episode 13: And a Killing Rode in Town

1 December 1967
Will and Jeff are startled to be introduced to Mrs. Jim Sonnett who is being tormented by a local ruffian. Jeff believes her story but Will has doubts. When she appeals for protection their disagreement mushrooms towards a falling out.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Cloris Leachman ... Vera
James Wainwright ... Stacey Claymore
Jack Williams ... Matt Claymore
Eddie Quillan ... Hotel Desk Clerk

Season 1, Episode 14: Find a Sonnett, Kill a Sonnett

8 December 1967
Jeff is being held by the sons of a man that was killed by Jim Sonnett, demanding Will bring him for Jeff's release. The local town is unwilling to help so Will enlists a broken down former gunslinger and Will begins his rehabilitation.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

J.D. Cannon ... Pat Bridges

Dennis Hopper ... Vern Reed
Rex Holman ... Truitt Reed
Jim Boles ... Preacher
Robert Karnes ... Sheriff McCall
James McCallion ... Bartender

Frankie Darro ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 15: Sunday in Paradise

15 December 1967
In the town of Paradise, Will reconnects with an old friend who still owns a brothel. She is looked down upon by the very men of the town who have unpaid accounts. Rather than have them pay up, she just asks them to help build a church.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Joan Blondell ... Miss Lottie
Ed Bakey ... Homer Blessing
Jonathan Hole ... Rob Quail

Norman Leavitt ... Shelby Witty
Robert Foulk ... Luke Landry
Rosemary Eliot ... Gypsy
Janice Yarbrough ... Nellie
Pat Patterson ... Matthew
Sally Mills ... Stella
Nick Borgani ... Church Member (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Church Member (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 16: The Secret of Hangtown Mine

22 December 1967
Will and Jeff travel to Hangtown to speak with a doctor that treated Jim but the doctor is out of town. They visit the doctor's wife at their home but she and the hired hand have sinister plans for them and a treacherous secret concealed.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jean Willes ... Ellie Mitchell

Norman Alden ... Clay Dixon
Sam Gilman ... Sheriff Bateman
Ruben Moreno ... Vasquez
Ceil Cabot ... Dressmaker

Season 1, Episode 17: The Hero

29 December 1967
When Will is shot in a bank robbery he and Jeff stumble into the middle of, Jeff insists on joining the local sheriff in pursuing the robbers. While Will convalesces, he learns the sheriff's wife knows a shocking truth about the robbery.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Robert J. Wilke ... Sheriff Dan Butler

Patricia Barry ... Alice Butler
Dennis Cross ... Milt
William Fawcett ... Manager Gilliam
Pepe Callahan ... Romero

Season 1, Episode 18: What's in a Name

5 January 1968
The Sonnett's meet a small-time hustler posing as Will to mooch meals and drinks with trick shooting. When confronted, he admits he began the scam after helping Jim when he was shot. A local gunslinger challenges the poser to a gunfight.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Edward Andrews ... Impostor Will Sonnett
Chubby Johnson ... Stableman
Harry Swoger ... Charlie the Bartender

Bo Hopkins ... Wes Redford
Larry Gordon ... Bruce

Ross Hagen ... Doak Redford
Paul Cristo ... Townsman (uncredited)
Frank Ellis ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 19: End of the Rope

12 January 1968
Through heavily guarded jail bars, Jeff Sonnett gets his first glimpse of his father, who's soon to be hanged. Passing through a new town with the other Sonnetts in pursuit, father Jim was framed by the real killer, for robbing and murdering a rancher. Wily grandfather Will finds wide holes in the prosecution's case, so he digs for evidence to free Jim before he swings.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James 'Jim' Sonnett
Don Haggerty ... Sheriff

William Smith ... Deputy (as Bill Smith)
Joe Higgins ... Bartender
Perry Cook ... Desk Clerk

Don Keefer ... Prosecutor

Phil Chambers ... Stableman #1
Michael Hinn ... Stableman #2
Richard Devon ... Crawford

Season 1, Episode 20: And He Shall Lead the Children

19 January 1968
The Sonnett's travel to the remote area of Will's younger days. They find a mother bedfast with tick fever, an old flame of Will's with troubles married to an outlaw who's away. They set out to nurse the woman well and tend to her children.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Ann Doran ... Margaret Stover
Solomon Sturges ... Billy Stover

Bing Russell ... Charlie - Henchman
Chuck Horne ... Jed - Henchman

Bert Freed ... Frank Stover

Season 1, Episode 21: Look for the Hound Dog

26 January 1968
Accused of a murder he didn't commit, Jeff could face hanging until a countrified lawyer demonstrates a new technique in criminology weighing a bullet from Jeff's gun against the fatal bullet) on a scale in the bar/courtroom. NOTE: despite his top billing, William Schallert's part is very small, and Laurie Main's is substantially larger than his billing indicates.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

William Schallert ... Lawyer

Robert Donner ... Lou Parkin

Dub Taylor ... Henry Jackson
Laurie Main ... Judge
E.J. André ... Herman
William Phipps ... Jury Foreman (as Bill Phipps)
John Alderson ... Sheriff
Michael Jeffers ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
Jack Tornek ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 22: Stopover in a Troubled Town

2 February 1968
Will and Jeff befriend a saloon girl who is a single mother unable to both care for her baby and please her cruel taskmaster employer. Her father is to arrive but she's afraid because she married her faithless husband against his wishes.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Ahna Capri ... Laurie (as Anna Capri)

Karl Swenson ... Walden
William Bryant ... Spangler
Jason Wingreen ... Milby
Bill Quinn ... Picker
John Cliff ... Mattison
Pamela Murphy ... Saleslady
Hans Moebus ... Townsman (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Barfly (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Roulette Wheel Operator (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 23: Alone

9 February 1968
Will awaits the arrival of Jeff as they are to reunite in a deserted town. An unidentified gunman starts shooting at Will and Will is knocked senseless when grazed by a bullet. Will then experiences waking dreams of accusers from his past.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James 'Jim' Sonnett
Noam Pitlik ... John Darby
Patrick Horgan ... Captain Darby
John Alderman ... Cavalry Officer
Pepper Martin ... Ed Collins

Season 1, Episode 24: The Sins of the Father

23 February 1968
Visiting a farmhouse where a wounded James Sonnett had stayed, Jeff is shocked to the core when the illegitimate son of the family daughter appears to be his own half-brother -- ostracized by the girl's father because of her sin and James running off. A plot twist at the end.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Torin Thatcher ... Simeon Galt

Annette Andre ... Leah Galt

Greg Mullavey ... John Galt

Don Knight ... Caleb Galt
Robert Pickering ... Adam

Season 1, Episode 25: The Warriors

1 March 1968
South Dakota, 1890: Will meets up with an old friend, a Sioux chief planning to join the doomed Ghost Dance uprising. When Will schemes to foil a crooked arms merchant's sale of rifles to the tribesmen, the peddler and an equally crooked sheriff take Jeff and then Will hostage.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Jim Davis ... Sheriff Hawks

Denver Pyle ... Sam Cochran
Richard Webb ... Captain Bodeen
Gene Shane ... Sergeant
Jerry Catron ... Operator (as Jack Catron)
Chuck Horne ... Jacks

Anthony Caruso ... Red Leaf

Season 1, Episode 26: A Fool and His Money

8 March 1968
An old friend of Will's is posing as a wealthy man to land a woman and asks for Will's help. However, a couple of disreputable, former business partners aim to demand their share of Charlie's apparent newfound wealth.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Paul Brinegar ... Charlie Moss
Heather Angel ... Miss Barlow
Nina Shipman ... Peg
Walter Burke ... Loomis
Hal Baylor ... Colter
Mauritz Hugo ... Driver (uncredited)

Season 2


Season 2, Episode 1: Reunion

27 September 1968
James Sonnett finally learns that his father and son are trying to track him down -- but the way he learns is from a vengeful young punk who's ploying Will and Jeff for information -- and posing as Jeff.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett
Tim O'Kelly ... Billy Delver

Norman Leavitt ... Stableman
Harry Swoger ... Bartender
Owen Bush ... Waiter
Chubby Johnson ... Clem - Old Timer
Steve Raines ... Stagecoach Driver

Season 2, Episode 2: The Trap

4 October 1968
The Sonnett's are railroaded on trumped-up charges in a small town where they heard Jim stayed 4 days. Rather than let them pay a fine, the judge sentences them to work the local railroad tunnel for 30 days. On the job, things get real bad.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Royal Dano ... Arvis Peebles

Robert DoQui ... Waller
Walter Burke ... Gideon Stark

Arthur Malet ... Pickett
Warren Finnerty ... Hughie Benson
Robert Foulk ... Virgil

Lee de Broux ... Alf
Bill Coontz ... Henchman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 3: Chapter and Verse

11 October 1968
The Sonnett's encounter a bounty hunter team who are pursuing Jim Sonnett and other fugitives. Will challenges their ruthless tactics and use of Bible scriptures to justify them and later discovers they have crossed the line.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Henry Jones ... Preacher Soul
Rex Holman ... Wiley Pruitt
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Telegrapher (as William Benedict)
Don Haggerty ... Sheriff
William Phipps ... Marcus Moore
George DeNormand ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 4: Pariah

18 October 1968
Will attempts to help a friend who's been terrorized by a maniac for accidentally causing the death of the other man's daughter.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Paul Fix ... Buck Cobb

Ellen Corby ... Molly Cobb
Dennis Cross ... Torrey Long
Harry Harvey ... Sheriff Grady Blalock (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Harry Lauter ... Elihu Long

Season 2, Episode 5: Joby

1 November 1968
The Sonnets arrive at the town of Willow where a saloon flunky loves to instigate gun fights. Having instigated one between Jim Sonnett and a local earlier, he's delighted when Will and Jeff arrive.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett

Strother Martin ... Joby
David McLean ... Sheriff
Paul Sorensen ... Miller Johnson
Roy Engel ... Ralph Johnson
Robin Raymond ... Miss Maizie

Sam Edwards ... Ed

Season 2, Episode 6: The Straw Man

8 November 1968
Will and Jeff arrive in town to find Jim Sonnett hanged in effigy -- quite literally, as the vengeful widow of a back-shooting victim has coerced the town council into setting up a gallows right in the town square with a Jim scarecrow dangling from it. And if they can't hang one Sonnett ...

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Madlyn Rhue ... Marion Hagger
Clancy Cooper ... Charlie
Mason Curry ... Mark
Troy Melton ... Skinner
Walter Burke ... Ollie
Danny Borzage ... Townsman (uncredited)
Michael Jeffers ... Sheriff (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 7: A Difference of Opinion

15 November 1968
When Jeff and Will ride into a town run by unscrupulous marshals who rule over the townspeople, they become further incensed when they discover the marshals claim to have run Jim out of town. Jeff goes against his grandfather's advice and confronts the marshals on the main street in full view of the town. Will finally backs his grandson's play and they run the marshals out of town.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Lonny Chapman ... O'Brian
James Wainwright ... Deputy Crewes
Myron Healey ... Sheriff Flagg
Tom Fadden ... Stableman
James McCallion ... Lou
Eddie Quillan ... Desk Clerk
Duane Grey ... Townsman #2
Ron Brogan ... Townsman #1

Season 2, Episode 8: Home Free

22 November 1968
An old storekeeper friend of Will's is stubbornly unwilling to forgive the young farmer who stole from his store, even though the young man has served his time and needs to support his wife and child but can't get a job.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Malcolm Atterbury ... Asa Campbell
Richard Evans ... Ben Harper
Hal Baylor ... Smithy
Victoria Thompson ... Ellen Harper
Jonathan Hole ... Clevenger
Allen Pinson ... Townsman #1
Boyd 'Red' Morgan ... Townsman #2

Season 2, Episode 9: Guilt

29 November 1968
Three brothers believe Will and Jeff are in town to avenge James, whom one of the brothers thinks he killed in an ambush. Now that brother thinks the only way to prevent being killed is to ambush Will and Jeff as well.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Bo Hopkins ... Ben Merceen
Larry D. Mann ... Mort Lucas

Robert Donner ... Arch Merceen
Charlie Briggs ... Lyle Merceen
Robert Karnes ... Sheriff Frank Barlow
Don Wilbanks ... Don
Duane Grey ... Bartender
Claude Hall ... Harvey

Season 2, Episode 10: Meeting in a Small Town

6 December 1968
Will and Jeff have a not-so-friendly hello to a bounty hunter in a small town. Jim Sonnett appears at the end in an unrelated (but chilling) segment.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett

Robert J. Wilke ... Tom Judd (as Robert Wilke)
Nora Marlowe ... Polly
Rene Sanchez ... Mexican Boy
Ford Rainey ... Sheriff Chafee
Ben Frommer ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 11: The Fearless Man

13 December 1968
Dave Henry rescues Will and Jeff from a trio of horse thieves. Henry appears totally without fear, and Jeff thinks of him as a kind of idol, but Henry's apparent fearlessness actually masks a terrible secret.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Paul Richards ... Dave Henry

Bing Russell ... Chet

Mills Watson ... Billy
Harry Pugh ... Bartender

William Smith ... Luther
Bill Catching ... Bar Room Brawler (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 12: Where There's Hope

20 December 1968
Will and Jeff try to find a home for a little girl named Hope, whose drunken father just died in a house fire. But finding a family willing to take her is not easy.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Cindy Eilbacher ... Hope Hopkins
Jim Boles ... Janney
Lillian Bronson ... Miss Phoebe
Jean Howell ... Maggie
Jane Elliot ... Netta

Season 2, Episode 13: Join the Army

3 January 1969
Will and Jeff meet a young man on the trail who is eager to join the army. But instead, an old hunter talks the young man into joining him slaughtering and skinning buffalo in excess numbers, which could lead to an Indian war.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Tom Tully ... Pachen

Parley Baer ... Gilbey

Robert Pine ... Kit Torrey

Jesse Pearson ... Lieutenant Elder
Dennis Cross ... Charlie
Chuck Horne ... Sgt. Conrad
Boyd Stockman ... Barkeep

Season 2, Episode 14: Time Is the Rider

10 January 1969
Three outlaws, one posing as an Army major, talk Jeff into accompanying them to meet his father, but they actually have more sinister plans for both Jeff and James. Will teams with an old prospector to look for them.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Douglas Fowley ... Hi Lowe (as Douglas V. Fowley)

James Griffith ... Major Cross

Allen Jaffe ... Charlie
Joe Higgins ... Bartender

Sam Edwards ... Telegrapher
Rayford Barnes ... Chihuahua
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett

Season 2, Episode 15: Robber's Roost

17 January 1969
With reason to believe James has been through the area, Will and Jeff both enter a town which has been taken over by an outlaw gang that has practically enslaved the residents.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

James Best ... Harley Bass

Jess Walton ... Abbey Garcia
Dennis Cross ... Ira Tait

Bing Russell ... Pete
William Fawcett ... Tom Darvin
Michael Hinn ... Sheriff Dolan
Joe Dominguez ... Vega Garcia (as Joe Dominquez)
Robert F. Hoy ... Jo Jo (as Bob Hoy)

Season 2, Episode 16: Trail's End

31 January 1969
A maniacal man avenging the death of his brother -- allegedly a murder by James Sonnett, though this is never proved -- will empty his gun through a hotel window just on the rumor that Jim Sonnett is on the other side. Though the hotel-shooting is the result of a cruel practical joke, the gunman still thinks he has a line on Jim's whereabouts through a saloon hostess who was recently Jim's girlfriend. When Will and Jeff arrive in the town, the sheriff and the hostess work separately to prevent a disastrous gunfight.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Morgan Woodward ... Wilk

Ruta Lee ... Fan
Jackie Searl ... Monk (as Jack Searl)
Bill Coontz ... Keough (as Bill Foster)

Ted de Corsia ... Sheriff
Eddie Quillan ... Bartender
Owen Bush ... Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Phil Schumacher ... Barfly (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 17: A Town in Terror: Part 1

7 February 1969
When Will and Jeff run right into the middle of a deadly cattle versus sheep feud which has enveloped a grazing town, James Sonnett, a hired gun for the sheep ranchers, runs right into a cattleman's hired gun who looks just like him (played by a different actor) -- and gets into a fatal gunfight.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett
Sean McClory ... Pat Murphy
Mort Mills ... Ben Adams
Harry Lauter ... Frank Corbett
Bill Zuckert ... Ira Tucker (as William Zuckert)

Richard Hale ... Clyde Yates
Don Wilbanks ... Fargo
Chuck Horne ... Higlin
Carlos Romero ... Carlos
Hans Moebus ... Townsman (uncredited)
Charles Seel ... Bartender (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 18: A Town in Terror: Part 2

14 February 1969
Posing as his own killer, Jim Sonnett reports to the cattlemen who hired the killer in a cattlemen-sheepmen feud (he's working for the sheepmen, as are Will and Jeff), and meets Jeff face-to-face for the first time, knocking him unconscious with a sucker punch in order to keep his secret ... but the cattlemen figure out the secret and hold Jim hostage just as Will and Jeff come to the rescue.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett
Sean McClory ... Pat Murphy
Mort Mills ... Ben Adams
Don Wilbanks ... Fargo
Chuck Horne ... Higlin
Carlos Romero ... Carlos
Charles Seel ... Bartender (uncredited)
Bill Zuckert ... Tucker (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 19: Jim Sonnett's Lady

21 February 1969
Will and Jeff try and foil a trap set by an old enemy of Jim's. Meanwhile Jim spends some downtime with a beautiful saloon owner with an agenda of her own.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett

Norma Crane ... Angela Drake
Peter Leeds ... Milhoan

Bruce Glover ... Sandy Blake
Mel Gallagher ... Duke Edwards
Percy Helton ... Bartender
Bobby Byles ... Telegrapher
James McCallion ... Peter

Season 2, Episode 20: The Trial

28 February 1969
Will and Jeff learn that James may be coming to the town they're in to testify in favor of a man accused of murder---and that a powerful rancher who may be the real killer intends to make sure he never gets the chance.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James 'Jim' Sonnett
Phillip Pine ... Walt Granger
Eddie Firestone ... Roley Flynn
Guy Wilkerson ... Undertaker
Chubby Johnson ... Farmer
Jon Lormer ... Judge
Michael Hinn ... Sheriff
Brendan Dillon ... Quillen
Jimmie Booth ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
John Breen ... Trial Spectator (uncredited)
Rocky Shahan ... Stage Driver (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 21: One Angry Juror

7 March 1969
After bringing Jeff to a doctor to recuperate from a fever, Will is ordered to serve as a juror in the case of a man accused of killing a powerful rancher's son. Will has his doubts about the man's guilt, and refuses to go along with the other jurors who just want to quickly convict and go home.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
John Milford ... Ben Stoll
Judson Pratt ... John Hardwick

Kevin Hagen ... Kingman
Ed Bakey ... Jellicoe
Susanne Cramer ... Christine Anderson
Ben Wright ... Doctor

Don Keefer ... Sawyer
Harry Harvey ... Sheriff Peters (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
William Phipps ... Craig
Paul Sorensen ... Bailiff
Erik Holland ... Jon Anderson
Nick Borgani ... Juror (uncredited)
John Breen ... Juror (uncredited)
Henry Hunter ... Judge William T. Grant (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 22: The Sodbuster

14 March 1969
Will and Jeff stay with a poor family that James recently stayed with, and try to help them, not only with their struggle to keep their home and farm, but with the husband and wife's deteriorating relationship.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett

Jacqueline Scott ... Emily Damon
Don Dubbins ... Burt Damon
Ted Eccles ... Clay Damon (as Teddy Eccles)
Bartlett Robinson ... Banker

Season 2, Episode 23: The Man Who Killed Jim Sonnett

21 March 1969
Will and Jeff stop in a town where a play is being staged about the killing of James Sonnett, and many in the town, including the actors, claim that it really happened that way.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jay Novello ... Morris
Robert F. Simon ... Sheriff Devon

Joan Van Ark ... Laurie
John Crawford ... Charlie
Harry Swoger ... Bartender
John Hale ... Gambler
John Breen ... Townsman (uncredited)
Hans Moebus ... Townsman (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Townsman (uncredited)
Max Wagner ... Townsman (uncredited)

Season 2, Episode 24: Three Stand Together

16 September 1969
Intended either as a series finale or the pilot for a revamped series which never materialized (shades of "Bret Maverick"), Will and Jeff finally meet up with Jim and convince him to join them as lawmen in a small town. This episode was overlooked in compilations until the early 2000s because of its scheduling at the end of a summer of reruns.

Walter Brennan ... Will Sonnett

Dack Rambo ... Jeff Sonnett
Jason Evers ... James Sonnett
Rex Holman ... Lannie
Myron Healey ... Jack Curson
Bartlett Robinson ... Mayor of Samson
James Chandler ... Stableman
Chuck Horne ... Joe

Dub Taylor ... Charley McQuade

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