The Virginian: Season 2, Episode 27

The Long Quest (8 Apr. 1964)

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The Virginian helps a neighbor lady when her son is claimed by an actress as her own son. Her friends in Medicine Bow are upset by the actress and her detective friend with their actions but it appears they have an ironclad case.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Judge Henry Garth (credit only)
Trampas (credit only)
Gary Clarke ...
Steve Hill (credit only)
Roberta Shore ...
Randy Boone ...
Judith Holly
Joseph Campanella ...
Patricia Breslin ...
Mary Ann Martin
Samuel Bowman
Andrew Cass
Walter Woolf King ...
Mark Tapscott ...
Deputy Earl Lorne
Hotel Clerk
Pitt Herbert ...
Telegraph Agent


Private detective Corbett brings actress Judith Holly to Medicine Bow to claim the child she gave up years before. Cricket Martin has been raised by Mary Ann Martin as her own child. The Virginian often helps her at her farm and Cricket enjoys his company. When The Virginian learns of the issue, he tries to help but learns that Corbett and Miss Holly have a solid case. However, the actions of Corbett and Holly make them no friends in Medicine Bow or with Cricket. The case goes to court where everyone learns the truth behind the case and the unexpected situation leads to improved relationships. Written by Anonymous

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8 April 1964 (USA)  »

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Randy Benton: Hey, how about buying me a drink?
The Virginian: Sure! Danny, give him a sarsaparilla.
Danny: Coming up.
Randy Benton: Well, I do a growed man's work, I think I ought to get a growed man's drink.
The Virginian: When you've 'growed' enough to put me down on the floor, there'll be time enough for whisky.
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