Phileas Fogg, trying to travel around the world in 80 days, employs Paladin as an armed escort for a segment of the journey. Paladin quickly learns he has more than he bargained for; Fogg ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (novel) | 2 more credits »
Reviews
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview:
...
...
Peter Whitney ...
Major Proctor
Jon Silo ...
Arlene McQuade ...
...
Edit

Storyline

Phileas Fogg, trying to travel around the world in 80 days, employs Paladin as an armed escort for a segment of the journey. Paladin quickly learns he has more than he bargained for; Fogg is traveling with both a manservant and an Indian princess. Also, the journey will prove to be treacherous. Written by Bill Koenig

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Western

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

3 December 1960 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Per the title, Phileas Fogg is the main fictional character in the 1873 Jules Verne novel "Around the World in Eighty Days" whom Paladin is escorting through the American West. See more »

Goofs

Phineas Fogg and Paladin synchronize their watches in the hotel lobby at 11:11 exactly. However, the clock on the mantel behind them in the background shows one hand on the 9 and the other on the 10, obviously well off of 11:11 AM. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Rule Britannia!
10 January 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Another great two-for-one sees Richard Boone squaring off against veteran film and television actor Patric Knowles. The huge success of the 1958 film "Around the world in 80 days " was the obvious inspiration for this episode.

Wealthy British aristocrat and adventurer Phineas Fogg (played by Knowles) is determined to circle the globe in the aforementioned 80 days, using the fastest means of local transport available. A ship has brought Fogg to San Francisco and the Carlton, from which he must travel to Reno in order to rendezvous with a train that will eventually see him depart New York and collect on a wager he made with members of a London CLub. Travelling with Fogg are his hapless manservant Passepartout (literally "Pass-Key" in French) and the Punjabi Princess Aouda, whom Fogg saved from Ritual Immolation.

Paladin offers his services as bodyguard to the completely unimpressed Fogg, who clearly has no idea of the dangers that the "The West" still poses, or of how affairs are conducted in America. Passepartout confides to Paladin that his pompous Master is a wee bit mad, and the high-spirited Princess shows Paladin a thing or two about horsemanship. As if all that weren't enough, Phineas has made a mortal enemy of a self-important American 'Gentleman Officer' determined to engage Mr. Fogg in a duel. The exasperated Paladin repeatedly loses his temper, is forced to resort to his gun, risks death in an icy river, and is finally glad to see the last of Fogg and his party,- with the exception, perhaps, of the beautiful Aouda!


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How much do you think Paladin's rent was at the Hotel Carlton? chesterprynne
Paladin's Class Rank at West Point? chesterprynne
Have Gun - Traveled? rfboyd
How do you think Paladin met his death? chesterprynne
HGWT had a reboot in the '80s--The Equalizer chesterprynne
Did Paladin come from a wealthy family? chesterprynne
Discuss Fogg Bound (1960) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?