Bret and Bart travel to Louisiana when they find out their Pappy is engaged to an 18-year-old girl. Bart is posing as "Dandy Jim" Buckley, the nemesis of the Mavericks. The girl's father wants Pappy to be killed in a duel -- but only after the engagement is announced. Written by
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The title refers to the almost never seen father of Bret and Bart Maverick, Pappy, who is played by the much younger James Garner
and is the source of all the wisdom spouted by Bret Maverick. "Like my old Pappy always said..." See more
The episode's first four acting credits are listed as: Bret Maverick - James Garner Beau Maverick - ? Bart Maverick - Jack Kelly Uncle Bentley - Himself In fact, James Garner also played 'Beau Maverick' and Jack Kelly also played 'Uncle Bentley'. See more