Wanted: Dead or Alive: Season 3, Episode 10

The Medicine Man (23 Nov. 1960)

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Josh arrives in a town where the local bank has been robbed. A traveling medicine man knows the whereabouts of the suspect and wants Josh to help.

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Ann Barchester
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John Baer ...
Jim Lansing
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Arthur Barchester (as Ted DeCorsia)
Richard Bartell ...
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James Parnell ...
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Josh arrives in a town where the local bank has been robbed. A traveling medicine man knows the whereabouts of the suspect and wants Josh to help.

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Another Original Story, A Few Familiar Faces & A Big Surprise Ending
10 September 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Ten episodes into the third and final season, the writers continue to come up with very original stories, as this episode testifies. We have a snake-oil salesman (a man selling fake bottles of medicine) and we have a bank robber who is made to look totally innocent. We have Josh in the middle along with the banker and his wife, both of whom have opposite feelings on the crime.

To make it more interesting, we have some familiar faces actors/faces playing some of the roles. Those include Cloris Leachman, J. Pat O'Malley and Ted de Corsia. O'Malley is a dead ringer for the better-known William Frawley. De Corsia seemed to play a lot of rough guys and Leachman gained big fame on the Mary Tyler Moore TV show.

Is the guy really innocent? If not, is the wife in on the deal? Is the medicine man somehow involved? Will the banker, who beat up Josh with the aid of someone else pinning his arms behind his back, get a licking in return? Those and other questions were still in my mind with five minutes left in the show. It was good that way; the story kept you guessing and prompted thought.

The ending, however, is a total shocker, which makes this a memorable episode.


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