Rawhide (1959–1965)

Incident of the 13th Man 

Wishbone, in desperate need of a dentist, finds one in Blanton. Along with Rowdy they both encounter two problems: the doctor is on trial for murder and both of them have been picked to be on the jury. The verdict is the final surprise.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Rowdy Yates
... Wishbone
... Jason Clark (as Edward C. Platt)
... Ellis Williams
... Judge Gerald T. Crenshaw
Richard Shannon ... Ed Shore
... Seth Warner
... Ronald Smith
... Ott
... Gene Matson
... Sheriff Tom Bracken
... Mort Billings
... McTavish
... Clem Jackson
... Arthur Hennig


Rowdy accompanies Wishbone to Blanton for a dentist to fix Wishbone's tooth. The street is empty but a deputy tells them they have been impounded for a jury. The man on trial for murdering the Indian commissioner is the town doctor and dentist forcing Wishbone to have his tooth pulled in the Sheriff's office followed by a trip to the court room. After listening to the witnesses some of whom gave questionable testimony and arguments the jury goes to deliberate. The first vote is eight for not guilty and four for guilty plus someone is passing the results to the outside. The residents explain that the doctor, Sheriff, prosecutor, and others are corrupt running the town and stealing Indian land. They want the local jury to find the doctor not guilty to prevent double jeopardy as the victim's wife has gone for the Rangers. As the vote moves to more voting guilty they notice intimidation tactics against the local jurors. After much haggling the jury finally reaches a verdict of guilty. The... Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

23 October 1959 (USA)  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.33 : 1
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