Earp decides to leave Tombstone but learns the Clantons are gunning for him. Nellie Cashman and Dick Gird want Earp to stay to bring law and order to Tombstone. Earp with Doc's help is forced to fight the Clantons as Earp sets a trap.


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Episode cast overview:
Nelle Cashman
Frank Gerstle ...
Dick Gird
Emma Clanton
Phin Clanton
Sheriff Charlie Shibell
Marshall Bradford ...
Judge Griskam
George Barrows ...


After his initial unfriendly reception in Tombstone, Wyatt wires his brothers that Pima County isn't a suitable area for the Earps to set up a cattle ranch. However, Nellie Cashman and Dick Gird who represents the miners ask Wyatt to stay on to bring law and order to Tombstone and even agree to let the disreputable Doc help him. Meanwhile, Emma Clanton tries to convince Wyatt to work with the Clantons but Wyatt declines. Wyatt discovers that the Clantons and their allies are determined to kill him on the road to Benson, so he, Doc Holliday and a group of miners lay a trap which results in multiple casualties among the cowboys. In order to officially arrest Clanton for attempted murder, Wyatt agrees to become a deputy marshal plus he learns his resignation as a US Deputy Marshal has been declined. There is still the matter of finding a judge who is not corrupt. Written by David Bassler

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22 September 1959 (USA)  »

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Wyatt Earp: Shouldn't the Clantons be arrested?
Sheriff Charlie Shibell: Not by Fred White, no. He's only a fair hand with a gun. Here's a deputy's star. If you want to arrest them, pin it on.
Wyatt Earp: Sheriff, all I want to do is leave Tombstone.
Sheriff Charlie Shibell: All right. I'll get a posse and escort you to Benson.
Wyatt Earp: No, sir. I don't need a posse.
Sheriff Charlie Shibell: That's the only way you'll get to the railroad alive.
Wyatt Earp: I can't do that and you know it. Sheriff, you're dealin' from the bottom of the deck.
Sheriff Charlie Shibell: Yes I am! The Citizens' Safety Counsel here needs good young peace ...
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The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Music by Harry Warren
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers
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