Heyes and Curry are captured by a farm family and brought into Hadleyburg. The farmer wants the bounty money, but has a change of heart and helps them escape. That puts the farmer and his wife into very hot water and make Heyes and Curry very ashamed. Help comes from detective Harry Briscoe, who's investigating a crooked gambling house in another town. Heyes goes to the house and plays blackjack, notices a marked deck at the start of the card game, and gets it replaced with an unmarked deck. He counts the cards in the old sharpie's trick and only making big bets when the deck is near the bottom and he can tell what he's likely to get on the last few hands. Briscoe watches incognito as Heyes wins $32,000. After realizing that Heyes is counting cards, the casino manager orders regular shuffles of the deck, at which time Heyes stops playing and reveals a collection of marked decks that the casino has hidden. Briscoe steps forward and busts the casino owner and dealer. With the money, ... Written by
Did You Know?
This was the last episode of the series in which the part of Hannibal Heyes was played by Pete Duel
, who committed suicide during the filming of the second season. In some scenes of this episode which Duel had already filmed, but in which the audio needed to be rerecorded before the episode could be completed, voice actor Paul Frees dubbed in the voice of Duel's character. Beginning with the next episode, the part of Hannibal Heyes was played by Roger Davis, who had provided the voice-over for the narration in the opening credits for the previous episodes. See more