"Deliver the Body"
is an episode of Have Gun - Will Travel starring
Richard Boone, R.G. Armstrong, and James Franciscus.
Paladin applies the U.S. Constitution to criminal law in the West when he fights for Habeas Corpus, the right to counsel in defense, and jury trial by peers for a man accused of killing twice with an outmoded cap-and-ball pistol.
2 beauties Paladin's dating stakeout his San Francisco hotel lobby, so he opts to stalk an accused murderer in Nevada instead. Paladin's dubious when he offers to trot the suspect back alive, but the town's mayor prefers him slung over a saddle. When apprehended, the suspect, just found innocent of another killing, alleges the mayor's framing him for the sheriff's murder. The mayor's black-eyed henchman Boldt (Len Lesser: Uncle Leo on "Seinfeld" (1990) itches to kill the suspect - or Paladin.Written by
Produced as part of the second season, but aired at the end of the first. It bumped "The Moor's Revenge," which was later aired during the second season. See more »
Ben Tyler's gun is identified throughout the episode as a .36 Starr. While the Star Model 1858 (the first revolver made by the company) was indeed a double-action in .36 caliber, the piece Tyler carries is a single-action Colt Model 1851, which also happens to be a .36. See more »
[to Ben Tyler]
You are going back with me, either sitting in a saddle or lying across it.
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