An older Shiloh ranch hand, Jamie Dobbs, enjoyed the easy times of the early west and involves Trampas in his attempts to revive that era resulting in bar brawls and jail for them. His old friends Lump and Lucky arrive in Medicine Bow wanting Jamie to go with them to hunt wild cattle in Arizona to fund their plans to travel further west and live in the style of the old west without a care. Trampas decides to join them but the group is held up by Jack Scratch and his gang in the southwest. When the local law and bank tell the group they can't help the men or provide them with supplies to capture the outlaw gang, Jamie and Lump take matters into their own hands and steal the supplies from the town. Although they successfully capture the gang and kill Jack Scratch, the local sheriff and townspeople try to arrest the men even after Trampas tries to explain the men had good intentions. Jamie, Lump, and Lucky, however, do not understand and cannot adapt to the modern concepts resulting in ... Written by
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The Virginian narrates at the beginning that the year is 1897. See more
In the prior episode "It Tolls for Thee", which aired only one week earlier, the year as shown when the Virginian writes a receipt is 1884. In this episode, the Virginian narrates at the opening that the year is 1897. This a gap of 13 years but none of the characters have aged and Judge Garth still owns Shiloh. See more