A popular new chef was supposed to work for a rancher for a year after agreeing to come from Europe. However, he has a chance to be a partner in the restaurant if Troop can help him overcome the legal contract he signed.



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Episode cast overview:
Sig Ruman ...
Hans Steinmayer
Lee Patrick ...
Mary Young
Ira Young
Byron Foulger ...
Harry Dorn
Harry Cheshire ...
Charles Meredith ...
Territorial Governor
Jean Harvey ...
Governor's Wife


A misunderstanding involving a foreign chef boils over when he is offered a partnership at a local restaurant after agreeing to work elsewhere when he entered the country. With his papers misplaced when he arrived, he didn't know where he was originally supposed to go. Troop must intervene before this goes too far as the chef has run away and is now armed. Written by DrDOS

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1 March 1959 (USA)  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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This is the first season 1 episode where Dan and Johnny are shown eating and it is not at Mrs. Lemp's cafe. At this point in the series Mrs. Lemp was no longer on the show, having last been seen in Episode 13: Lawman: The Master (1958). See more »

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