Brisco County Jr. is hired by the attorney of a group of robber barons to track down and apprehend the infamous John Bly and his gang, a job that was previously entrusted to his late father Brisco County Sr.
Brisco County Jr. and Lord Bowler track John Bly to Colorado, but discover that Bly is obsessed in locating a mysterious gold metallic orb with special powers - and he will use anyone and kill anyone to find it.
Socrates' sister defends Jack Randolph, a man that Brisco brought in on charges of murder and counterfeiting. But is it a case of mistaken identity as Randolph says, or is it a case of a misguided heart on the part of Socrates' sister?
Brisco comes to Socrates aid after he gets into trouble running up a gambling debt with one of the men who killed Brisco's father. And with a little friendly persuasion, Lord Bowler and Dixie Cousins are more than willing to help out.
Blackbeard LaCutte and his gang of pirates are stealing supplies from everyone in the territory, including medicine that is needed to save a young boys life. Brisco and Lord Bowler set out to retrieve the medicine and put an end to Blackbeard and his marauding ways.
Dixie Cousins has in her possession a cylinder recording of an incriminating conversation between John Bly and a high ranking politician. Brisco must find her to see to it that the recording does not fall into the wrong hands.
Every bounty hunter in the land is tracking Brisco after he is wrongly accused of murder. On the run, Brisco himself is hot on the trail of John Bly and enlists the help of Crystal Hawks, a beautiful bounty hunter who is looking to cash in.
Three mail order brides hire Brisco and Lord Bowler to find the Swill brothers after they stole their dowry's from them. Meanwhile, Socrates Poole prepares for the arrival of a million dollar "royal" bull that is a gift from Spain.