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The Posse That Wouldn't Quit 

Desperate to escape an unusually persistent and smart group of trackers, Heyes and Curry take up with a family and their two tomboyish daughters. The father goes to get supplies while the ... See full summary »

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Belle Jordan
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Sheriff Morrison
Charles H. Gray ...
Jesse Jordan
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Beth Jordan
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Bridget Jordan
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D.A. Lyons
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Prosecutor Clark
Russell Wiggins ...
Hank Smithers (as Russell Garland Wiggins)
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Desperate to escape an unusually persistent and smart group of trackers, Heyes and Curry take up with a family and their two tomboyish daughters. The father goes to get supplies while the mother frets about the girls not growing up to be ladies. Which is true: the girls embarrass Curry with their rifle-shooting prowess (he bets them on his pistol prowess and comes out ahead). When the posse DOES capture Heyes and Curry, rifle shots from the girls scare them off. Heyes and Curry soon learn the girls and their mother will go to trial for springing notorious fugitives, and the mother (who didn't know about Heyes and Curry or what the girls did) will take the brunt of the rap. The boys scheme to get the family out of jail. Glen Larson created a new character on "McCloud" after meeting Sidney Clute on the set of this episode, where Clute plays a prosecutor; Clute would play Det. Simms or variations on him for the rest of his life, including a three-year run as La Guardia on "Cagney and ... Written by Peter Harris

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Western

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14 October 1971 (USA)  »

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Glen A. Larson created a new character on McCloud (1970) after meeting Sidney Clute on the set of this episode, where Clute plays a prosecutor; Clute would play Det. Simms, or variations on him for the rest of his life, including a 3-year run as La Guardia on Cagney & Lacey (1981), until his death. See more »

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Bridget shoots a row of cans off the top of the fence, then challenges Curry. Nobody approaches the fence, yet when Curry shoots, there is another row of cans lined up. See more »

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