After one man is killed and Slim is wounded, Jess goes after the shooter who was riding a pinto. He loses the trail but rides to Rimrock where he finds the pinto. He confronts the owner who happens to be the sheriff of Rimrock.


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Sheriff Grant McClintock
Susan Cummings ...
Holly Matthews
Rink Banners
Brad Weston ...
Deputy Marshal
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Slim Sherman stumbles upon murder victim Hap Matthews and ends up getting shot by the murderer and left to die. Jess Harper sees the killer ride off on a pinto but saves his partner and ends up trailing the suspect to the town of Rimrock. A town with many secrets and lies being covered up by Sheriff Grant McLintock and his deputy, Rink Banners. He finds the pinto in Rimrock but much to his surprise he finds the horse is owned by Sheriff McClintock. When Jess pushes too hard for answers to the murder of Hap Matthews and the wounding of Slim Sherman, he's framed for attempting to murder Holly Matthews, Hap's daughter who had tried to help Jess. Caught by the ruthless sheriff and his vicious deputy Jess has to escape and prove he's innocent and that the sheriff's brother Charlie is the murderer, or be killed. Jess learns that the sheriff's secrets could cost him his life. Written by Anonymous

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21 March 1961 (USA)  »

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Near the end of the episode, Jess and the girl ride to the Cressman mine house. The exterior shots of the house appear to be the same house in the movie "Psycho" at the Bates Motel. See more »

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