The Virginian: Season 5, Episode 9

Dead-Eye Dick (9 Nov. 1966)

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A woman visits her sister in Medicine Bow bringing her teenage daughter who is enamored with a Dead Eye Dick western novel. She develops a crush on The Virginian after he settles her horse aggravating a teenage boy she meets who likes her.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Don Quine ...
Sara Lane ...
Alice Rawlings ...
Marjorie Hammond
Bob Foley
Harry Foley
Mrs. Livvy Underhill
Mrs. Lucille Hammond
Ross Elliott ...
Simon Scott ...
District Attorney
William Phipps ...
Dennis McCarthy ...
3rd Townsman


Easterners Marjorie Hammond and her mother Lucille are visiting Lucille's sister Livvy Underhill in Medicine Bow. Marjorie as a teenage girl is smitten with dime novels about the west and meets a man like the hero, Dead Eye Dick, in The Virginian when he quiets Mrs. Underhill's docile horse. Later, while on a ride she sees The Virginian so she fakes a runaway horse to let him save her. The Virginian tries to aim her interest toward Bob Foley who is her age and likes her but as an aspiring attorney, he doesn't measure up to The Virginian. Marjorie agrees to attend a dance with Bob when he confirms that all the cowboys will be there. After a few dances with Bob, she asks to leave due to an headache but when she spots The Virginian, she dances the night with him. Her mother suspecting something amiss reads her diary. She and her sister talk to The Virginian asking his help so The Virginian tries to enlist the help of everyone to re-target Margorie's interest with limited and comical ... Written by Anonymous

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