Brother Thaddeus with a bad reputation as Willy Kane returns to Medicine Bow to help at the mission. When a friend of his and others rob a payroll, he is suspected of helping them so with the help of Trampas he has to prove his innocence.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
The Virginian (credit only)
Willie 'Brother Thaddeus' Kane
Floss Delaney
Joe Maross ...
Homer Slattery
Christopher Dark ...
Benny Caboose
Arthur Faber
Edward Colmans ...
Father Blaise
Ann Ayars ...
Sister St. Luke
Bronwyn FitzSimons ...
Sister St. Jonas
John Harmon ...
Harry Finnegan


A man previously known as Willie and for drinking, fights, and minor crime returns to a mission and school near Medicine Bow as Brother Thaddeus, a monk. He is to help at the mission but finds himself having to run it until nuns arrive to take over. On the way there he has a chance encounter with a friend Benny who is still involved in criminal pursuits. Benny is joining two men and a bar singer Floss who is an old acquaintance of Trampas. The men scout the town for a robbery and decide to rob the train by having Floss pretend to be a nun causing the train to stop outside of town at the mission. The sheriff believes Willie is involved but he escapes jail and with the aid of Trampas they go on the hunt for the four criminals and the stolen money to clear Willie. Willie's days of criminal pursuits aids them in their search. Written by Anonymous

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30 October 1963 (USA)  »

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Sister St. Luke: Well yes, Felix, Samson was a figure of history. And according to the Old Testament account, a man of tremendous strength and moral resolution.
Felix: Like Brother Thaddeus?
Sister St. Luke: [seeing Brother Thaddeus carrying a lumber board, 12 inches by 12 inches, and 12 feet long, weighing at least 400 pounds] Yes, Felix, it would be hard to think of a more apt example. Especially if Brother Thaddeus were ever to get that angry.
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