The Virginian: Season 4, Episode 29

A Bald-Faced Boy (13 Apr. 1966)

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Randy's family visits from the hills of Bald Knob to protect him from a Claiborne who has been released from prison. Randy's testimony helped send him to prison. His daughter a childhood friend of Randy complicates his desire for revenge.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Judge Henry Garth (credit only)
Randy Boone ...
Diane Roter ...
Jennifer Sommers (credit only)
Brett Benton
Uncle Dell Benton
James Claiborne
Karen Jensen ...
Gloria Claiborne
Michael Stanwood ...
Peck Benton
Kay E. Kuter ...
Razz Benton
Barry O'Hara ...
Hotel Clerk (as Kent McWhirter)
Jeff Scott ...


Members of Randy's family arrives in Medicine Bow from Bald Knob in the hill country. They have come to protect him from James Claiborne who was recently recently released after six years from prison for murdering a member of the Benton family. Randy was a key witness at his trial. Claiborne says he has decided to settle in Medicine Bow with his daughter Gloria where he hopes to work with the local doctor. Gloria was a childhood friend of Randy but she is now an attractive woman. A relationship between her and Randy quickly develops. The intentions of the others on both sides are less than honorable creating a tense situation for Randy and Gloria. A wagon wheel comes off nearly killing Randy and his uncle followed by the Bentons finding a fake grave with Randy's name on a grave marker. Randy has his family stay at Shiloh to keep them out of town and trouble but their actions upset the Shiloh hands and The Virginian. Things come to head when Randy decides to settle down with Gloria but... Written by Anonymous

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This episode marks Randy Boone's last appearance as a series regular. See more »


When the Bentons are arrested in front of the hotel after they fight James Claiborne, they leave one long rifle in front of the hotel. Later it appears in Ryker's office when they are released. See more »


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Written by Randy Boone
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