Maverick: Season 2, Episode 19

Duel at Sundown (1 Feb. 1959)

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Bret Maverick is on his way to a high stakes poker game, when an injured friend with a hidden agenda, begs him to visit. After Bret arrives, the friend's beautiful daughter draws Bret into ... See full summary »



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Episode complete credited cast:
Jed Christianson
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Red Hardigan
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Bret Maverick is on his way to a high stakes poker game, when an injured friend with a hidden agenda, begs him to visit. After Bret arrives, the friend's beautiful daughter draws Bret into a plot of her own. Both plots revolve around cold-blooded Red Hartigan (a lanky, young Clint Eastwood). Red demands Bret leave Sundown immediately - or rest in Sundown forever. Written by David Stevens

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Comedy | Western




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Red Hardigan(Clint Eastwood) keeps calling Maverick, "Maverack," just to irritate him. See more »


Bret Maverick: Now that's not worthy of you, Bart. Your own brother's life is hanging in the balance, and all you're thinkin' about is $500.
Bart Maverick: No, Bret. That's not all I'm thinkin' about.
Bret Maverick: No, you're thinkin' about my five hundred too.
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Maverick: Duel At Sundown
28 June 2015 | by (Nashville, Tennessee) – See all my reviews

Bret's old friend uses him to come between Carrie and Clint Eastwood. Clint is the jealous type and wants to kill Bret. Bret beats Clint up despite his overblown reputation. Clint has another woman and only wants the ranch. Carrie says to Bret, "You put money ahead of everything, don't you?" To which, Bret replies, "No, there's breathing!" Bret plays Maverick solitaire and says he promised Pappy he would marry at 38 and raise 12 Mavericks. Bret's adversaries like to have fun with his name, and Clint calls him Maver-ack. It started to get on my nerves. Bart impersonates John Wesley Hardin to save his brother's life. Bret "fans" his gun.

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