Slim is asked by an eastern professor to guide him to a gold strike a friend found a decade earlier. Two of Slim's mischievous neighbors follow them hoping to make a killing but everyone has been mislead as the professor is a killer.



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Episode cast overview:
Morgan Bennett
Pete Dixson
Richard Evans ...
Len Dixson


Jess rides in as Slim waits for the late stage to arrive. Jess is hot because the lazy Dixson boys have let their cattle break the fence and wander onto the Sherman ranch so has to go repair it. When asked why the stage is late Mose, the driver, has Bert, the shotgun, dump the tied up Dixson boys, Pete and Len, out of the stage as they had tried to hold up the stage. Slim agrees to take responsibility for the boys so Mose leaves them with Slim. Another man on the stage calling himself Professor Landfield asks to stay to talk to Slim. Slim Sherman is hired to take Professor Landfield into the badlands to hunt for a gold strike a dead friend found a decade earlier. Slim doesn't know that the professor is really Morgan Bennett, member of the Plummer gang who's escaped from prison, and that he is after the gang's loot buried in the badlands. What Slim doesn't know just may end up costing him his life and it's up to Jess Harper, with the help of ne'er do wells Pete and Len Dixson, to save ... Written by Anonymous

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11 April 1961 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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