The stage arrives at the Sherman Relay stage with a very sick Annie Whitaker and her teenage son Skip on board. Annie once nursed Jess back to life after a blizzard so he will do anything for her. She knows she is dying and is trying to take her son Skip to his father Leo McCall who she left years ago. Realizing she is going to die before they can reach Leo, she makes Skip promise to go to his aunt in Denver instead of his father. However, Skip wanting to see his father doesn't tell Jess who has promised to take them to McCall at his ranch. On the way to McCall's ranch, Jess is forced to kill one man and catches the second trying to force Skip to give his dad's location. It turns out Leo McCall is a very dangerous killer with a big bounty. They leave the second bounty hunter and Skip tells Jess the truth so they head for Denver. McCall finds the second bounty hunter, kills him and then heads for Skip who tries to leave Jess for his dad. McCall takes the pair back to his ranch but Jess... Written by
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When Skip is target shooting at tin cans on the fence John Anderson shoots all the cans to show him how it should be done. At no time does anyone go down to the fence and set up any new cans and it is clear that no cans are on the fence. When Jesse Harper is given a revolver the camera view changes to looking from behind tin cans sitting on the fence. Jesse quickly shoots all the mysteriously appearing cans. Before switching the camera angle back to the close up of the men and the boy the mechanism's for launching the cans from the fence are clearly visible on the top of the fence where the cans had previously been. See more