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
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James W. Horan's character is listed as "Cousin Pliney" in the credits, but his name is spelled "Pliny" on his wallet. See more
Cousin Elizabeth Seabright
General. Do you know that's the third glass of whiskey you've drunk since we sat down to table?
If I took the time to count, I wouldn't have time to drink.