The Virginian: Season 3, Episode 21

A Slight Case of Charity (10 Feb. 1965)

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Trampas is sent to collect the money from a cattle sale for ranchers at Medicine Bow. He receives the money in cash but events lead to a woman borrowing $1500 of it forcing Trampas and later Ryker to track her to recover the money.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Judge Henry Garth (credit only)
Roberta Shore ...
Randy Boone ...
Kathryn Hays ...
Jerome Courtland ...
Byron Prescott
Mr. Lowell
Harry Harvey ...
Ira Corwin (as Harry Harvey Sr.)
Kathryn Givney ...
Caroline Prescott
E.J. André ...
Freight Agent
Gregg Palmer ...
Deputy Roberts
Adele Palacios ...


Trampas is sent to Albuquerque, New Mexico with a herd of cattle for the local cattlemen's association and is to return with over $18,700. He makes the trip and successfully settles the cattle transaction but is forced to put the money in cash in the hotel safe. He mets a lovely lady Charity who mistakes him for the guide/guard she is trying to hire. After she learns she needs $1500 to hire the guide, she decides to "borrow" it from Trampas by stealing his receipt for the money. The next day Trampas learns the money is missing when he tries to get a bank draft for the money. The hotel and local sheriff think he and the girl are trying to pull a con on the hotel as they left together. He tracks her down and is forced to go with her after the guide who stole the money and supposedly a jeweled ring she is trying to sell. The Virginian sends Ryker after Trampas when they don't hear from him and the man who Charity believes jilted her all end up on the trail of Charity, Trampas and the ... Written by Anonymous

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