Rawhide: Season 5, Episode 1

Incident of the Hunter (28 Sep. 1962)

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A man looking for a job is recognized by Rowdy and Clay. Rowdy knows him as a fellow Confederate soldier while Clay knows him as a bounty hunter. When he admits it, everyone begins to think he is after them causing the men to revolt.



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Episode cast overview:
Charles H. Gray ...
Clay Forrester (as Charles Gray)
James Murdock ...
Steve Raines ...
Rocky Shahan ...
Robert Cabal ...
Mark Stevens ...
John Shepard
Hal Baylor ...
William R. Thompkins ...
Toothless (as William Thompkins)


A stranger approaches the drive saying he's looking for work. They hire him, and he turns out to have been a fellow soldier and POW with Rowdy during the Civil War. It is also revealed that he is embittered by the way he lost his Virginia plantation and wife during the war, and had become a vicious bounty hunter to raise the funds to buy back his plantation. He claims, though, that he has given up bounty hunting. But the nervous drovers don't believe him and worry that they might have wanted posters on them, either through judicial mistakes or due to deaths they don't know about from past saloon fights and such that they fled from. Eventually we learn that he is after one of the men on the drive, and what a surprise it is! Written by chipe

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28 September 1962 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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