Earp kicks a crooked gambler out of Wichita so three saloon owners decide they are tired of the pressure. They decide to hire two gunmen to assassinate Earp but he gets wind of the plot. Earp brings in some special outside help to stop it.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Wyatt Earp
Lewis Martin ...
James Brandywine
Tom Plummer
Marsh Murdock
Virgil Earp
Morgan Earp (as Dirk London)


Earp kicks Max Wiley out of Wichita for crooked gambling in James Brandywine's saloon. Saloon owner's Brandywine, Plummer, and Collins are all tired of Earp's crackdown on crooked gambling and the impact on their profits. They decide Collins will go to Dodge to hire two outside gunmen to take out Earp for $1500 which is a high price. Murdock hears about the plot from an outlaw friend and warns Earp. Murdock suggests protection for Earp but Earp realizes that will prevent him from being effective in his job. Two men who appear to be rather mean gunmen arrive in Brandywine's saloon looking for him and half the money for taking out Earp. He and Plummer pay the men who say one will shoot Earp from a window. Earp goes into the street to meet the gunman reported by a resident. As they approach each other nothing happens until both burst out laughing. The men are Earp's brothers Virgil and Morgan. They arrest Brandywine and Plummer then await Collins who arrives with two real gunmen who are ... Written by Anonymous

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10 January 1956 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?


An off-camera cough is heard just as the Earp brothers are getting ready to go out the door of the sheriff's office. This was probably left in because it was thought that people would think it was someone else somewhere else in the office. But most likely was a crew member. See more »


The Legend of Wyatt Earp
Music by Harry Warren
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by The Ken Darby Singers
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