Sergeant Preston of the Yukon: Season 1, Episode 5

Bad Medicine (27 Oct. 1955)

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A self-serving Chilcotte medicine man further endangers his diphtheria-stricken tribe by convincing the chief to reject serum treatment in favor of carrying out superstitious rituals and taking Sergeant Preston as a hostage.

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Episode complete credited cast:
Dick Simmons ...
Sgt. Preston (as Richard Simmons)
Yukon King ...
Rex ...
Charles Stevens ...
Kluk-Wan, Medicine Man
Rus Conklin ...
Chief Kesani (as Russ Conklin)
Patricia Maya Dale ...
Yekesha
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Dr. F.N. Warren
Julia Montoya ...
Chief's Wife
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A self-serving Chilcotte medicine man further endangers his diphtheria-stricken tribe by convincing the chief to reject serum treatment in favor of carrying out superstitious rituals and taking Sergeant Preston as a hostage.

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Sgt. Preston: I can't bring the doctor here, Yekesha. He'd be killed!
Yekesha: We must help them!
Sgt. Preston: Even if Dr. Warren were willing to risk it, your people in their ignorance may refuse his help.
Yekesha: Then do what you will, but at least I must free you!
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