While hunting a cougar, Trampas catches a sick and starving boy stealing his grub. The boy won't say anything other than his name is Seth. He helps Trampas and returns to Shiloh where he stays until they track down his shady uncle.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Clay Grainger (credit only)
Emmett Ryker (credit only)
Don Quine ...
Stacey Grainger (credit only)
Elizabeth Grainger (credit only)
Seth aka Scott
Judd Hadlock
Richard LePore ...
Rusty Lane ...
Sheriff Calder
Station Master
Mark Tapscott ...
Jay Ripley ...
Perkins (as Jay Clark)
Harper Flaherty ...


An injured cougar is killing calves on Shiloh so The Virginian sends Tramps to hunt the cougar. While hunting, Trampas encounters a lost and sick teenager who calls himself Seth. Trampas tends to him and adopts him as an assistant on the rest of the hunt. Although Seth stays with Trampas, he occasionally takes side trips unknown to Trampas. After the cougar is killed, Seth changes his mind and returns to Shiloh where Trampas convinces The Virginian to give him a job for quarter wages. Seth continues to work at Shiloh until the sheriff at the request of Trampas tracks down his family. His uncle Judd 's partner Cally reads a notice in the Medicine Bow Banner about Seth. Judd had been in jail for weeks under suspicion for a bank robbery. Although reluctant to go with his uncle Judd, Trampas eventually convinces Seth he must go with Judd although The Virginian, the Sheriff, and Trampas dislike Judd. The sheriff learns that the uncle is an outlaw resulting in him and Trampas tracking down ... Written by Anonymous

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20 March 1968 (USA)  »

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