Laramie: Season 2, Episode 26

Killer Odds (25 Apr. 1961)

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Jess finds a starved drifter who thinks Jess wants to shoot him. Slim and Jess offer him a job as he turns out to be a good worker but very reclusive. The father of a man he killed in a fair fight is sending hired guns after him.



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Episode cast overview:
John Smith ...
John Lupton ...
Fred Powers
Patricia Michon ...
Sue Fenton (as Pat Michon)
Stuart Randall ...
James Anderson ...
Mr. Fenton


Fred Powers is down on his luck and on the run when he meets up with Jess Harper. Jess and Slim Sherman help out the stranger by giving him a job and a place to stay, even after finding out that Fred has been dodging gunslingers out for the price on his head, put there by the father of a man he killed in a fair fight. Fred settles enough to start courting a local girl but the peace doesn't last and he is forced to go on the run again after Jess is beaten by a pair of gunmen looking for him. Not wanting to leave Laramie without saying good-bye to his girl he finds that she and her family are hostages of the gunmen. It's up to Slim, Jess and Fred to rescue them and not lose their lives in the process. Written by DarSpi

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When the two gunmen drag Jess Harper back behind the buildings to beat him further, he's wearing his gun and holster. When they leave him laying in the dirt the gun and holster aren't there. See more »

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