While Earp is out of town bringing in Blackie Saunders against Kelley's orders, Curly and Ringgold take over Dodge City forcing Kelley to fire Earp and pay a ransom of $20,000 to prevent them from burning the city to the ground.



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Episode cast overview:
Shotgun Gibbs
Walter Maslow ...
Blackie Saunders
Mayor Jim Kelley
Judge Tobin
Curly Bill Brocius
Donald Murphy ...
Johnny Ringo


Earp is returning with his prisoner Blackie Saunders and friend Shotgun Gibbs. Realizing there are problems in Dodge City he leaves Blackie under the guard of Mr. Cousin. Shotgun wants to return to his home in Brown's Hole. Earp goes to a nearby Santa Fe rail spur to find a hand car to return to Dodge City faster. Gibbs leaves for Utah but his mule Roscoe heads to Dodge City which Gibbs allows. In Dodge City Curly Bill Brocius and John Ringgold lead a gang of outlaws against Mayor Kelley and Judge Tobin holed up in the jail after they disarmed the citizens. They demand Kelley fire Earp in writing and pay them $20,000 from the bank as "insurance" against them burning the town. Kelley decides to give in but revolts when they tell him to say Earp is crooked and a liar in writing. Earp makes it to the Dodge City depot where he is cornered by the gang but he soon finds Gibbs and his shotgun have come to his aid. In the end Gibbs surprises the outlaws and Earp with a special hanging in ... Written by Anonymous

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23 September 1958 (USA)  »

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Wyatt Earp: [Opening Narration] Marshal Earp had left Dodge City to arrest a murderer in the Brown Hole country. Wyatt had hoped to get back before cow trail hoodlums organized an attack on the town. But he underestimated Curley Brocius and Johnny Ringgold, killers with a grudge against him and Dodge City.
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The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers
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