The episode has two plot threads. First, in the Oregon wilderness Matt Dillon escapes with a prisoner from a band of bank robbers led by Charley Utter. They kill the prisoner but continue to pursue Matt for the $24,000 bank loot he has recovered from them. Second, Matt encounters two runaway orphans, Tuttle and Hannah Kincaid, who are floating down the Rogue River. At a rough mining town Matt and the children encounter a thief, Pierre, and his partner in crime, Paulette. Written by
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The ambitious opening shot as the camera zooms over the treetops of the Rogue river, Oregon was later used in the title sequence of James Arness' western series 'How the West Was Won' See more