Cheyenne (1955–1963)
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Hard Bargain 

Looking for a job, Cheyenne rides into town and is caught up in a fight and witnesses a bank holdup. Deputized he goes after the robber, finds him but is conflicted when the fugitive saves him from a bear trap that almost kills him.


Edward Ludwig


Howard Browne (teleplay), Jack Natteford (story)

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Episode complete credited cast:
Clint Walker ... Cheyenne Bodie
Richard Crenna ... Curley Galway
Regis Toomey ... Pat Galway
Dawn Richard Dawn Richard ... Nora Galway
Will Wright ... Doc McAllep
Robert Keys Robert Keys ... Red Crowell
Stuart Randall ... Sheriff Benton
Carlyle Mitchell Carlyle Mitchell ... John Beamer
Stanley Farrar Stanley Farrar ... Mark Fallon
Tom Monroe Tom Monroe ... Scat Canfield
Mike Ragan ... Shorty McKell


Cheyenne looking for work arrives at Trail Cross in the Dakota Territory. As he prepares to enter a saloon, three men start a fight with him by tripping him. Cheyenne has the fight won as the sheriff arrives to see what is happening. Cheyenne notices a lone man leave the bank and ride away followed by a man crawling out the door gagged and tied. He pulls his handgun telling the three men to stay where they are at while the sheriff checks on the gagged man. The bank was held up with the thief getting the $4000 XL ranch payroll. The sheriff holds the three men as material witnesses and the banker offers Cheyenne $400 to recover the money and catch the robber. Cheyenne deputized catches the robber Curley Galway when he rescues him from four Sioux Indians in Indian territory. He takes Curley back the long way to avoid the Indians but finds himself caught in a bear trap under a big log. Curley rescuing him takes him to his dad's ranch for care. There Cheyenne meets his sister Nora and ... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

21 May 1957 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Although portraying a young man in his early twenties, Richard Crenna is actually 6 months older then Clint Walker. See more »


Cheyenne Bodie: I'll get the payroll. It's all there.
Sheriff Benton: 400 of its yours you know?
Cheyenne Bodie: Ah, some money I can't spend. Lucky for me it doesn't happen very often. You can do me a favor Sheriff. See that Pat Galway gets the 400.
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