Cheyenne is escorting a bride and $5000 to his boss. He meets a friend who works now for the railroad who tells Cheyenne a group of young bandits are robbing trains. They strike the train but their goal is more than robbing it.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Abe Larson
Dani Janssen ...
Mary Ellen McSwayne (as Dani Crayne)
Sheb Wooley ...
Chev Jones
Sydney Smith ...
Maj. Earl Jonathan
Almira Sessions ...
Mrs. Thatcher
Sam Buffington ...
Allen Chester
Indian (as Eddie Little)
Ed Dickey ...
Jered Barclay ...
Les (as Jerry Barclay)
Charles Tannen ...
Lonnie the Conductor
Montgomery Pittman ...
Lowell Brown ...
Carol Coombs ...


Cheyenne takes a train carrying $5000 in cattle money and a new bride for his boss. He meets an old friend Chev Jones who is now a detective for the railroad but was a lawman at one time. He tells Cheyenne he suspects they will be robbed by a gang of kids which is why he and a deputy are on the train. A coffin is loaded as well into the mail car to be dropped at an abandoned rail stop. When they stop the train to throw a switch, they are attacked but Cheyenne is able to kill the gang member riding the train. Three men are killed and after a vote, they agree to abide by the majority which is to surrender. The coffin turns out to hold explosives for the gang. After they are taken to a local Trading Post as prisoners they find out the gang's true motives. They search each prisoner individually for money but also reveal secrets some of the prisoners have. However, their prime motive is that they are planning on becoming more famous than any outlaw: by kidnapping the President of the ... Written by DrDOS

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1 January 1957 (USA)  »

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Clint Walker does not take his shirt off in this episode. See more »


When Cheyenne is chasing the president's train, the lettering on the side of the car is reversed. See more »


Major Jonathan: I presume you want your Indian friend to have a vote?
Cheyenne Bodie: He has a life doesn't he?
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Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay
Performed by Sam Buffington
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