Crusty old General Eakins summons all his living relatives to his ranch to assess who'll inherit his fortune. Bret Maverick fills in for obnoxious ne'er-do-well nephew Homer Eakins, a snooty painter, while Eakins pretends to be Maverick. The General takes a liking to the "new, improved" Homer Eakins, who the General hasn't seen since Homer was a tyke. Then the relatives start being killed, one by one... Written by
Did You Know?
This time roles are reversed as Jack Kelly
makes an uncredited cameo in a vignette at the beginning of the episode to introduce a Bret-only story. He would also provided the episode's voiceover narration. See more
Will Wright's character is listed as "General Eakins" in the credits but referred to as "General Gibson" throughout the episode. See more
Do you have to go?
Well, let's say I don't have to stay.
What can you get somewheres else you can't get here?
A good night sleep.