The Virginian: Season 4, Episode 4

The Claim (6 Oct. 1965)

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In a mid life crisis Trampas decides to quit Shiloh when his vagabond friend arrives in Medicine Bow. The two head for Deadwood and excitement where a prospector takes them but his claim is on Indian land which is illegal and dangerous.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Judge Henry Garth (credit only)
Emmett Ryker (credit only)
Randy Boone ...
Luke Milford
Man (as Donald Barry)
John Pickard ...
Richard Reeves ...
Sam the Bartender
E.J. André ...
Trail Cook
Deadwood Bartender
Jackie Russell ...
Melodie Johnson ...
Darlene Enlow ...
Daisy Ellen


Trampas is getting tired of the day to day work at Shiloh. When his old friend Luke Milford, who is a vagabond, shows up in Medicine Bow, Trampas becomes irritated with the Virginian's push for more work so he quits Shiloh. Trampas and Luke decide to head for Deadwood where there is action which they find plentiful. They meet an old prospector Finley who says he has found gold but needs someone to back him. They have the money so they decide to go prospecting with him as he says the claim is not on Sioux land. As they approach the claim, they notice sign of others but Finley denies they are on Sioux land but at the claim he tells them not to fire guns. The three hit it big on the claim making them leery when a lone rider appears saying his horse is lame and he is leaving the area. Later, when they hear a noise, Luke spots an Indian and kills him followed by Finley admitting they are on Sioux land. Trampas says it is time to leave but Luke is fixated on getting more gold. He ties up ... Written by Anonymous

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