An outlaw gang led by an Irish expatriate takes advantage of a Grand Duke fondness for pretty young ladies and kidnaps the Russian nobleman while he is visiting Cimarron City as part of his grand tour of the United States. Matt Rockford attempts to impersonate the duke to lure the gang into a trap not realizing that the Irishman is an expert swordsman when the outlaw challenges him to a duel.Written by
This episode is noteworthy in that it features Dan Blocker (who was a series regular) and Pernell Roberts, as a guest star, appearing together some months before the debut of "Bonanza," in which they would play brothers Hoss and Adam Cartwright until Roberts left that series. See more »
Grand Duke Nicolai:
[to Conchita Eolita]
We could have made beautiful music together but you played the wrong balalaika.
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