Have Gun - Will Travel: Season 5, Episode 16

Lazarus (6 Jan. 1962)

TV Episode  -   -  Western
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After local boozing champ Big Fontana cheats Paladin in a drink-off, sickly Boise Peabody convinced he'll die by morning, challenges the sneaky fast draw to a shootout. Paladin helped Boise... See full summary »

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Boise Peabody
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Doc Halop
Chris Alcaide ...
Big Fontana
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Little Fontana
Gaylord Cavallaro ...
Hardy Potter (as Gaylord Cavallero)
Gerald Gordon ...
Sensible Oglethorpe
Chuck Couch ...
Barkeep
Tracy Olsen ...
Eugenia
LaRue Farlow ...
Phyllis
Kam Tong ...
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After local boozing champ Big Fontana cheats Paladin in a drink-off, sickly Boise Peabody convinced he'll die by morning, challenges the sneaky fast draw to a shootout. Paladin helped Boise hide from fellow miners who are so lonely for female company they want Boise to dress up like a woman. The dying Boise realizes he's been afraid all his life, so decides he'll go out like a lion. Written by David Stevens

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Am I Dead Yet?
27 July 2011 | by (Claremont,USA) – See all my reviews

Offbeat episode that's never predictable. The story follows whiny little Boise (Martin) whose courage quotient gets a big boost from being told by doctor (Greer) he's about to die. Paladin gets roped into following his shenanigans, much to his dismay. It's a showcase for Martin, who's perfectly cast in the eccentric role. The narrative itself is more like a series of incidents that starts off with woman-hungry miners wanting to cross-dress Boise for their party. Now I may be wrong, but I doubt a suggestive idea like that would have passed censorship muster a few years earlier. Anyway, watch for familiar faces like Greer, Jones, and Alcaide picking up a payday, including a luscious LaRue Farlow (what a name!) who lends genuine eye candy to the Fairmont lobby.


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