Dillon is sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor by Judge Flood (Colicos), who uses an illegally constituted court to staff his private silver mine.

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (story)
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
Doc
...
...
...
...
Judge Flood
...
Widge
...
Latch
Kevin Coughlin ...
Elton
Ben Piazza ...
Fifer
...
Osuna
...
Pete Murphy
Don Megowan ...
Mike
Jackie Russell ...
Bar Girl
Lloyd Nelson ...
Jury Foreman
...
Guard
Edit

Storyline

Dillon is sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor by Judge Flood (Colicos), who uses an illegally constituted court to staff his private silver mine.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 February 1975 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

If the production number is correct, this was the last episode filmed. See more »

Goofs

Matt tells Latch to "stay close to me" when he smashes in Judge Flood's saloon door, and Latch jumps into the room right behind Matt. But Latch isn't seen at all in the next scene, beginning one second later when Matt confronts Judge Flood (it also looks like the editor left in Matt's cue to step on his mark). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Matt is sentenced to hard labor in a silver mine by a corrupt Judge
22 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Matt is after a fugitive and tracks him down to a silver town two days ride from Dodge. When Matt has to kill the fugitive, the man running the town, Judge Flood, puts the Marshal on trial for murder. After a brief ceremony Matt is found guilty and placed in the silver mine, at hard labor, for his guilt.

For the most part, the rest of the show is Matt's interactions between the rest of the prisoners and the guards. There really was no timetable of how long Matt was imprisoned before he plans an escape attempt but it had to be some time. With a little help from the cook, Matt is able to get a few supplies that will help him plan an escape. But he will also need the help of other prisoners to make the escape successful.

The good thing about this show is that James Arness is fully involved in this show. In fact he does more physical activities in the show than nearly any other episode in the season. But the problem was the slow action and the predictable results of each event. There really is no surprises in this show rather a long tale of being falsely accused before springing the coop. There was nothing new for the viewer to get excited about.


6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Like it but obviously no law enforcement tech consultant bobbobwhite
Albert Salmi picture jr_bailey_2000
Aunt Thede fredwhite-87744
Frankie and Johnny Sung by Betty Hutton eveningstarz
Miss Kitty: Hottie or Nottie rogredford
The opening gunfight: speed vs. accuracy ZurichGnome
Discuss Hard Labor (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?