Trying to push a herd through late in the season is just one of the hurdles facing Gil. A hand who insists on covering his face and a visitor who says his horse came up lame are two others. When he uncovers the truth it may be too late.


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Episode complete credited cast:
Rainy Dawson
Sheb Wooley ...
James Murdock ...
Steve Raines ...
Rocky Shahan ...
Richard Gilden ...
Lance Ford
Slate Prell (as DeForrest Kelley)
Bill Hale ...
Marshal Tobin
Brazo Ford


Favor is driving a late herd and is short on hands so he hired young Lance Ford who wears a mask to hide his face. The men believe he is wanted gunman. A man named Brazo saying he had to shoot his horse walks in asking for a job and is hired. That evening Pete pushed by Wishbone tries to unmask Lance but is stopped by Brazo. The men believing Lance and Brazo are gunmen after each other are surprised that Brazo is the older brother of Lance. Brazo is a gunman for hire in range wars. Lance reveals the mask hides a burn scar on his cheek. He leaves to take gun job in Barker Springs for rancher Slate Prell. Brazo, Favor, and Rowdy ride into Barker Springs where they hear how Slate has killed people including the husband of Rainy Dawson who runs the restaurant. Slate confronts Brazo but everyone leaves peacefully. Back at camp Lance rides into camp shot in the back for refusing to kill Brazo. Brazo returns to Barker Springs for revenge with Favor and Rowdy following. Brazo kills each of ... Written by Anonymous

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20 February 1959 (USA)  »

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The title for this story was "The Brothers" when originally produced. In fact, the working title for the series at the time was "The Riders." See more »


Gil Favor: I got a cousin, woman, teaches in a school house back East. She tells me those boys daydream about becomin' cowboys. Of all the jobs a man could pick, why'd he ever want to choose this way to make a livin'? Three thousand head of God's lowest form of life, cattle. If they don't die of rick fever, strangle in a dust storm or trample their fool selves to death, then the market'll go gown to two cents a pound on the hoof. They might as well have died before we set out. But they need food back East...
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