The Wells Fargo stage arrives with a wounded driver who tells Earp that Doc Holliday and Skunky Groggin held up the stage. Earp finds it hard to believe but Doc is not in town. Earp talks to Doc's wife Kate who gives him a note from Doc saying where he has gone to play poker with Groggin. Earp finds them playing poker and denying involvement in the robbery. Earp takes them all to jail. Judge Tobin holds them over for trial but Kate bails out Doc. Doc tells Earp to see him if he wants to solve the case. Meanwhile, the Wells Fargo representative Mr. Pagett arrives to oversee matters for the company. Doc tells Earp the company is at fault for the robberies due to poor oversight. Earp and Doc decide to steal a stage coach to find the truth. Earp places his faith in Doc while Mr. Pagett has no faith in either man adding to the risks on their excursion. Written by
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The friendship between Marshal Wyatt Earp and Dr. John H. Holliday, gambler, gunfighter and killer, was one of the enigmas of the Western frontier. Dr. Holliday was not popular with Wyatt's other friends, who predicted that eventually he would involve Wyatt serious trouble. The attack on a Wells Fargo stage in the summer of '78, provided these cassandras with what seemed to be iron-clad evidence that Doc Holliday had betrayed Wyatt.