The Virginian (1962–1971)
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Dead-Eye Dick 

A woman visits her sister in Medicine Bow bringing her teenage daughter who is enamored with a Dead Eye Dick western novel. She develops a crush on The Virginian after he settles her horse aggravating a teenage boy she meets who likes her.

Director:

Ida Lupino

Writers:

Joseph Hoffman, Owen Wister (novel)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Charles Bickford ... John Grainger
Doug McClure ... Trampas
Don Quine ... Stacey Grainger
Sara Lane ... Elizabeth Grainger
James Drury ... The Virginian
Alice Rawlings Alice Rawlings ... Marjorie Hammond
David Macklin ... Bob Foley
William Schallert ... Harry Foley
Patricia Donahue ... Mrs. Livvy Underhill
June Vincent ... Mrs. Lucille Hammond
Ross Elliott ... Sheriff Mark Abbott
Simon Scott Simon Scott ... District Attorney
William Phipps ... Hank
Dennis McCarthy Dennis McCarthy ... 3rd Townsman
Chuck Courtney ... Blake
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Storyline

Easterners Marjorie Hammond and her mother Lucille are visiting Lucille's sister Livvy Underhill in Medicine Bow. Marjorie as a teenage girl is smitten with dime novels about the west and meets a man like the hero, Dead Eye Dick, in The Virginian when he quiets Mrs. Underhill's docile horse. Later, while on a ride she sees The Virginian so she fakes a runaway horse to let him save her. The Virginian tries to aim her interest toward Bob Foley who is her age and likes her but as an aspiring attorney, he doesn't measure up to The Virginian. Marjorie agrees to attend a dance with Bob when he confirms that all the cowboys will be there. After a few dances with Bob, she asks to leave due to an headache but when she spots The Virginian, she dances the night with him. Her mother suspecting something amiss reads her diary. She and her sister talk to The Virginian asking his help so The Virginian tries to enlist the help of everyone to re-target Margorie's interest with limited and comical ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 1966 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In a scene with margerie riding away from Shiloh ranch you can see a Chevrolet pickup truck on the right side of the screen See more »

Goofs

About 52 minutes into the episode, Elizabeth has a conversation with Trampas in front of the ranch then rides up the road on her horse. In plain view to the right of the dirt road is a 60s pickup truck; See more »

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