In Bret's last episode, the Maverick brothers (Bret and Bart) find themselves the heirs to a stagecoach line. Thinking they have struck it rich, they find instead that the stagecoach line is broke. But the railroad is coming through and the stagecoach's right of way might yet provide their fortune, or so the brothers hope. Written by
Did You Know?
The final appearance of Bret Maverick marking the departure of James Garner
from the series due to a contract dispute. See more
It's hard to imagine how long it would take to finish a railroad with 5 men standing around and one guy driving spikes. Railroad lines were constructed by hundreds, and thousands of workers in those days. See more
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