Given three months to live by a quack peddler of patent medicines, a mousy bank clerk quits his job, withdraws all his money, makes ready to go to California, and falls for a girl who may endanger what time he has remaining.

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Milquetoast E.J. Hardacre, told he has 3 months to live by a crackpot healer, meets a beautiful girl, quits his job and travels to Dodge with dreams of going to California. Plans change when he tries to protect her from an old boyfriend and his time may be up sooner than he thought. Written by DrDOS

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2 May 1964 (USA)  »

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Story was lacking in action but was a nice watch
11 January 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This story actually begins in North Fork where a cowardly bank employee named Elwood Hardarce is being medically examined by a traveling medical con-artist named Professor Ramsey. Ramsey is a man that sells this useless elixir that he tells is a cure all for every ailment. Ramsey has already been ran out of Dodge by Marshal Dillon and set up shop in North Fork. Professor Ramsey tells Elwood that he has calcification of the liver and only has three weeks to live. That is of course, unless he buys 12 bottles of his elixir. Elwood only has the money to buy one bottle but will get the money the next day for the others.

The next morning Ramsey has been told to leave by the Sheriff and Elwood is in distress about his life. At the local saloon he takes his first ever whiskey drink and is smitten by a girl named Annie Gilroy. However Annie is trying to escape from a boyfriend named Meade Agate who is a known rough in the area. Elwood with only weeks to live wants to see California so he quits his job takes out all his money and rides to Dodge by coach. Just so happens Annie is on the same stagecoach trying to flee Agate.

When they get to Dodge, Annie gets a job at the Long Branch and Elwood walks around town taking in all the sights and spending his money. That is until Agate comes to Dodge.

Meade Agate is after Annie and will leave dodge without her. Annie tells Elwood to leave her alone and leave town for his safety but all that does is cause Elwood to think about his months to live. He confronts Agate and tells him to leave town. Agate tells Elwood he better get a gun. With Elwood believing his time on earth is short, he takes a brave face to the threat.

A sweet script that was a pleasure to watch. Even though the show was entertaining, it did not have the flare that the previous episodes have possessed. Perhaps it was the mild manner that this show was taking- but it felt dragged out till reaching the outcome. With that said- it had a nice story with good actors which produced a good watch for viewers.


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