Hoby has to deal with a notorious outlaw/killer who is holding a runaway town boy for ransom.


(as Donald McDougall)




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Episode cast overview:
Bert Stevens ...
James Westerfield ...
Dingo Noble


When a little boy, Eric Paine, runs away Hoby and Aaron leave no rock unturned looking for him. However, things take a turn for the worse when Dingo Noble, a notable outlaw, rides into town threatening to kill Eric if Hoby does anything to stop him from robbing the bank. Hoby has no choice but to bide his time. Written by Michelle

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Action | Western




Release Date:

25 April 1958 (USA)  »

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Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Dingo Noble: My, my he makes a lot of noise for a skinny one, don't he?
Hoby Gilman: So does a buffalo gun, but it does the job.
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Another great episode!
10 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

These episodes are so good! In this episode, we again get to see Johnny Crawford, who is just about to start his role as Mark McCain, son of The Rifleman. He does an excellent job in both acting and riding his horse.

The narration in this episode is excellent. I almost put his quotes in IMDb, but decided to just let the viewer see them for themselves. The acting is excellent, of course, with James Griffith, Robert Culp, and James Westerfield...not to mention Johnny Crawford! It's a shame the episodes available on Youtube and those shown on TV years ago were cut. I'm sure we missed some pretty significant dialog...

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