Bat Masterson Season 3
S03 E01Sep 30, 1960
Debt of Honor Sep 30, 1960 Bat grubstakes Cactus Charlie, an elderly prospector searching for a gold strike. Charlie finds gold, all right, the proceeds from a recent robbery and the crooks who buried the loot will stop at nothing to recover their ill-gotten gains.
S03 E02Oct 7, 1960
Law of the Land Oct 7, 1960 Working again for his friend Hugh Blaine, Bat is hired to investigate the theft of barbed-wire fencing that prevents cattle from climbing onto a railroad's right-of-way. Question is whether Bat wants to tackle the five to one odds.
S03 E03Oct 14, 1960
Bat Trap Oct 14, 1960 Midas Creek hires Bat to run their annual shooting contest. The council believe that the local bully will generally do anything in his power to win the contest. When the local gunsmith wins, it's the thug's rifle vs. Bat's pistol.
S03 E04Oct 21, 1960
The Rage of Princess Anne Oct 21, 1960 Bat has an interest in a mine in Colorado and discovers its conditions are unsafe, but the general manager is forcing the miners to work in it anyway. He decides to convince the other owners including its pretty namesake to improve safety.
S03 E05Oct 28, 1960
The Hunter Oct 28, 1960 An Englishman has a theory that accuracy is more important in a gunfight than speed or size of the ammunition. When he kills a bully with his specially designed rifled pistol, the Englishman decides he's ready to take on his goal - Bat.
S03 E06Nov 4, 1960
Murder Can be Dangerous Nov 4, 1960 When Bat catches his gambling casino partner embezzling money, he kicks the man out, telling him never return unless he brings $25,000 to buy Bat's interest in the business. The partner plans to get control of Bat's half by killing him.
S03 E07Nov 11, 1960
High Card Loses Nov 11, 1960 After a bank robbery Bat finds himself broke so he accepts an offer from a friend for a job. When his friend is murdered, Bat agrees to undertake his unfinished business - delivering three mail-order brides to their new husbands.
S03 E08Nov 18, 1960
Dakota Showdown Nov 18, 1960 Bat rides to the assistance of his friend, a sheriff, but arrives after the Dakota boys gun him down. The president of the town council asks Bat to step into the office, but Bat decides the job should go to another person.
S03 E09Nov 25, 1960
Last of the Night Raiders Nov 25, 1960 Bat is asked by a woman to help her and her young son escape the deadly Doolin gang who Bat has tangled with before. She wants to return to St. Louis with her son to her parents but her son wants to stay knowing only the gang as family.
S03 E10Dec 2, 1960
Last Stop to Austin Dec 2, 1960 Bat thinks a young gunfighter might be the son of a man with whom he fought at the Battle of Adobe Wells. He plans to appeal to the governor for a pardon for his crimes because of the unrewarded service of his father.
S03 E11Dec 16, 1960
A Time to Die Dec 16, 1960 Bat returns to Casper, Wyoming to testify at a murder trial. He learns that all the other witnesses are either dead or are afraid to testify and the father of the man under arrest intends to eliminate the last witness.
S03 E12Dec 23, 1960
Death by Decree Dec 23, 1960 Bat inherits a casino from an old enemy and soon discovers why. Upon arriving in town, he learns that the casino is $3000 behind in its mortgage payments and the previous owner was killed by the town marshal who owns the mortgage.
S03 E13Dec 30, 1960
The Lady Plays Her Hand Dec 30, 1960 An eastern gambler playing a "system" breaks the bank at Bat's casino, putting the dapper Masterson out of business. Bat wonders if the "system" didn't have more than a little help from his pretty dealer.
S03 E14Jan 6, 1961
Tempest at Tioga Pass Jan 6, 1961 When an old miner refuses to allow a road to be built through a high mountain pass he owns, the California Governor asks Bat to intervene. Bat finds the holdout to be an old friend Soda Smith and all is not as the Governor thought.
S03 E15Jan 13, 1961
The Court Martial of Major Mars Jan 13, 1961 The stagecoach in which Bat Masterson, Major Mars and pretty Lottie Tremaine are traveling is waylaid by a vengeful gang led by an Indian whose family was slain when the Major's men wiped out a village. Bat is forced to defend the Major.
S03 E16Jan 20, 1961
The Price of Paradise Jan 20, 1961 Bat arrives in Paradise, Colorado to collect a gambling debt from a crooked casino owner who doesn't like to pay his debts. He also doesn't like to pay his taxes - until Bat accepts an appointment as the new county tax assessor.
S03 E17Jan 27, 1961
End of the Line Jan 27, 1961 Bat's lucrative contract to build a railroad in Colorado is in jeopardy. His crew is menaced by natural disasters and then wagon loads of equipment are lost. Just when things it seems things can't get worse, Bat is arrested for murder.
S03 E18Feb 3, 1961
The Prescott Campaign Feb 3, 1961 Bat's old friend from Dodge City, Marshal Ben Holt, asks him to help fight a scheme plotted by the power-grabbing land baron General Silas Guild. When he arrives, Bat isn't sure that the Marshal is on the side of law and order.
S03 E19Feb 17, 1961
Bullwhacker's Bounty Feb 17, 1961 Bat's plan to journey to Cheyenne for a big poker game are disrupted when the cavalry escort for a vital load of gunpowder is wiped out and the only men available to drive the wagons to the supply starved Fort Stewart appear unreliable.
S03 E20Feb 24, 1961
A Lesson in Violence Feb 24, 1961 In response to an urgent telegram offering a large salary, Bat rides to a remote Texas ranch where he is to drive a herd of 2000 cattle to Abilene. As he arrives he finds that the Grant family believes he's a hired killer and pays for it.
S03 E21Mar 3, 1961
Run for Your Money Mar 3, 1961 Saloonkeeper Crimp Ward challenges a local bank to back up it's gold certificates.
S03 E22Mar 10, 1961
Terror on the Trinity Mar 10, 1961 Bat wins a mining claim in a lottery, but a huge bearded man attacks Bat when he tries to find it. He throws Bat into the Trinity River and Bat floats downriver finding his companion Bob Bradbury dead on the other side of the river.
S03 E23Mar 17, 1961
Episode in Eden Mar 17, 1961 When gunslingers employed by Sam Shanks terrorize the small New Mexico town of Eden, Bat is drafted to serve as a special prosecutor when one of Shank's men is to be tried for murder and the expected result is a not guilty verdict.
S03 E24Mar 24, 1961
The Good and the Bad Mar 24, 1961 A gang of outlaws tries to take a Medal of Honor from a woman whose husband gave his life for it. Bat offers a $100 in exchange for the medal, but the gunman escapes with Bat's money, cane and the medal of honor with Bat in hot pursuit.
S03 E25Mar 31, 1961
No Amnesty for Death Mar 31, 1961 Bat's riding rescues three men from the gallows - he bears an amnesty for all combatants in the Lincoln County War. The three gunmen soon return to their criminal ways and Bat must help the local marshal hunt down the recently freed men.
S03 E26Apr 7, 1961
Ledger of Guilt Apr 7, 1961 Bat rescues a woman from three men trying to grab her and her carpet bag. The woman tells Bat she and her father were the prisoners of a gang of outlaws who rode with Jesse James and she has the evidence to prove it.
S03 E27Apr 14, 1961
Meeting at Mimbres Apr 14, 1961 Several Indian tribes claim that white men are kidnapping their women and children to be sold for slaves or held for ransom. In order to prevent an all-out war with the local tribes, the U.S. Army sends Bat Masterson to investigate.
S03 E28Apr 21, 1961
Valley of Death Apr 21, 1961 A wounded and fainting Bat delivers a message to a Major at Fort Logan ordering the Colonel to skip a meeting with the Indians. However, the Major believing the Colonel is impeding his political career doesn't deliver the message.
S03 E29Apr 28, 1961
The Fourth Man Apr 28, 1961 Bat rides into town to meet a young friend. He arrives too late - the young man was killed when he accused three wealthy ranchers of cheating at cards and the sheriff refuses to arrest the men responsible for the murder.
S03 E30May 5, 1961
Dead Man's Claim May 5, 1961 When a new silver strike is made in Monument City, Nevada, Bat returns to the former ghost town to check on his four year old claim and finds two claim jumpers are prepared to shoot first and ask questions later.
S03 E31May 12, 1961
The Marble Slab May 12, 1961 Pinkerton hires Bat to get evidence against a gang that is terrorizing a town. Bat goes undercover as a marble salesman to convince the leader that so prominent a citizen should have a statue in his honor erected in the town square.
S03 E32May 19, 1961
Farmer with a Badge May 19, 1961 Bat is ambushed in the desert by two men, his horse and water stolen. Left to die he is rescued by a farmer who is now the town marshal. Bat is determined to help the young lawman gain confidence in his ability to keep the peace.
S03 E33May 26, 1961
The Fatal Garment May 26, 1961 Bat is hired to serve as a bodyguard at Wyatt Earp's El Paso casino, but the two of them can't prevent a robbery which costs Wyatt Earp $13,000 as he won't bank his money. The robbers use a costly shirt as a gift to distract Bat.
S03 E34Jun 2, 1961
Jeopardy at Jackson Hole Jun 2, 1961 Bat is called upon by the daughter of an old friend to investigate his murder in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The family runs a freight and stage line there but the drivers are being killed for some reason and the line is nearly bankrupt.