Cheyenne is working as a deputy along with Lou Gray for U.S. Marshal Len Merrick. They come upon Ed Roden, Sr. leading a group of men about to lynch Pop Keith for killing Roden's son Ed Jr. Pop Keith vows he killed no one but only rustled a few cattle. Merrick's group rides up in time to stop the lynching. Another rancher Newcombe refuses to help Roden fight the law and warns the Marshal that Roden is coming after Pop Keith with his own cowhands. Cheyenne rides to where Roden picks up his son for burial who was shot in the back. After he leaves, Cheyenne spots Roden's son's watch on the ground. He rejoins the group that has been lead by Pop Keith's to his homestead where they are fighting with Pop's daughter Mary. Cheyenne is able to sneak up behind her and stop her. Merrick tells Cheyenne the law must be followed when Cheyenne states he believes Pop is innocent. Merrick's group is corned by Roden's men. Dan Roden is captured after Merrick is mortally wounded. Merrick tells Cheyenne ... Written by
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This plot was reused in the Bronco series in the show "Winter Kill" in which Bronco leads the group across winter mountains and the parent is the mother instead of the father. It was Season 2, Episode 19 of Bronco. See more
Give me a gun. I wanna get that big fellow myself.
Remake of Along the Great Divide