A new attractive school teacher, Martha Perry, is asked by a man, Rafe Simmons, who many in the town consider a fool to teach him how to read so he can read his mother's diary. Many of the local men including Trampas, the Virginian, and the deputy are interested in dating her. Unknown to everyone she is married to a man, Bert Kramer, she met while working in a saloon. Bert has been released from prison and is in town wanting her back. She wants a divorce and some of the men trick Bert into thinking Rafe is interested in her romantically leading to problems for Rafe. Written by
Did You Know?
Although neither died in the show, both Susan Oliver
and Albert Salmi
would die within three weeks of each other in 1990, her on May 10 at age 58 and he on April 22 at age 62. See more