Lawman Season 3
S03 E01Sep 18, 1960
The Town Boys Sep 18, 1960 Johnny goes against everyone else's better judgement when he takes personal responsibility for 4 boys who have been arrested for killing a milk cow. The four boys lack any direction in life and remind Johnny of himself at their age. He finds them work at the livery stable, determined to help them rehabilitate. Three of the boys end up admiring him and wanting his approval, while the fourth boy is not only 'bad', he is criminal.
S03 E02Sep 26, 1960
The Go-Between Sep 26, 1960 Lily and Johnny are both kidnapped and held by a gang of blackmailing killers. They send a concussed, blindfolded Johnny back into town with orders to clean out Lily's bank account and leave the money where it can be picked up. Dan works with Johnny to figure out where she is being held before the men can get back to their hideout with the money. Dan knows they plan to kill her as soon as they return. The urgency both of them feel is indicative of the closeness the three of them have.
S03 E03Oct 2, 1960
The Mad Bunch Oct 2, 1960 Bob's wife needs medical help bad. When he is killed by a drunken bunch of outlaws, Joe feels he needs to help her even though he doesn't know her and now the outlaws may be after him thinking he's a bunch quitter.
S03 E04Oct 9, 1960
The Old War Horse Oct 9, 1960 Bess Harper was Lily's mentor as a young girl, the woman who gave her her first job. Now she is an old alcoholic, in town to try to get five thousand dollars out of the town of Laramie left to it by her estranged ex-husband. Lily hatches a plan to rehabilitate her and get her back on stage, to the chagrin of her lawyer, who was the one who put the idea into her head.
S03 E05Oct 16, 1960
Return of Owny O'Reilly Oct 16, 1960 Owny catches a wanted man by snagging him on his fishing line. He takes the body back to town to claim the reward, and with Johnny going out of town to collect it for him, he suggests to Dan that Owny be made his deputy while he's gone. The results are hilarious, with Owny trying desperately to copy Dan in everything.
S03 E06Oct 23, 1960
Yawkey Oct 23, 1960 Yawkey, who has killed 27 men and has the reputation of being the fastest gun alive, shows up at the Bird Cage and sends notice to Dan that he's going to kill him at 3:30 that afternoon. Dan's never met him, and doesn't know why he wants to kill him. Both Johnny and Lily try to talk Yawkey out of it, to no avail. Dan is determined to do his job regardless of the consequences, much to Lily's dismay. The end is a study in the life of a gunslinger.
S03 E07Oct 30, 1960
Dilemma Oct 30, 1960 The swamper hired by Lily doesn't seem to fit the proper mold to Marshal Troop. As three men arrive in Laramie looking for him, he is forced to reveal his true background and skills.
S03 E08Nov 6, 1960
The Post Nov 6, 1960 Rafe Curry is wanted in Concordia, New Mexico for murder. Troop is returning him, it's his duty. On the way, he is hampered in many ways but Curry says that Dan doesn't really want to return him anyway - he's just too dumb to know it.
S03 E09Nov 13, 1960
Chantay Nov 13, 1960 Chantay is a young Indian girl who runs away from the Indian school because her teacher makes her 'do bad things'. She is followed and returned by an Indian policeman, Great Bear, but not before she meets and is smitten with Johnny. Later, he finds her under the bed in the marshall's office as he's sleeping, to Dan and Lily's shared amusement. He must take her back to the school, and then has to prove she's innocent of murder.
S03 E10Nov 20, 1960
Samson the Great Nov 20, 1960 A boxing promoter arrives in Laramie with ""Samson the Great,"" a champion prizefighter. A number of local men pay for a chance to fight Samson in the hope of winning $50 but Samson easily defeats each of them. Samson then settles himself in the local saloon, becoming increasingly obnoxious and abusive. When Deputy McKay intervenes, Samson beats him up. Marshal Troop, to get Samson out of town, then challenges him to a fight and manages to defeat him after a brutal, bare-knuckle brawl.
S03 E11Nov 27, 1960
The Second Son Nov 27, 1960 When Al May comes home with a bag of stolen payroll money and being pursued by a posse, his younger half brother, Charlie, grabs the money and runs, letting himself get caught and taking the rap for Al. What he wants is acceptance by his dad and his brother, who blame him for his mother's running off with another man years before. Since Lily insists he's innocent and begs Dan to do something, he comes up with a plan to expose the truth.
S03 E12Dec 4, 1960
The Catcher Dec 4, 1960 Catcher, who doesn't use his real name, is a sheep herder by trade and used to people funning him. When a man he knows turns up dead, he is blamed since that man was no longer laughing with him but at him and he had a score to settle.
S03 E13Dec 11, 1960
Cornered Dec 11, 1960 Johnny kills a notorious gunman only because the killer's gun misfires. Although the town wants to make him a hero, he knows the truth. Then he learns that the gunman's son is going to be coming to avenge his father's death, and he's reputed to be faster than his father was.
S03 E14Dec 18, 1960
Escape of Joe Kilmer Dec 18, 1960 A woman turns in her outlaw husband she says "for the reward." When Troop finds out the real reason, it may be too late to save himself or the town from a bloodbath.
S03 E15Dec 25, 1960
Old Stefano Dec 25, 1960 Tracy McNeil is a supposed businessman who is showing an inordinate interest in Lily Merrill. Johnny teases Dan about it, but Dan doesn't want to interfere. In fact, Lily is interested in buying McNeil's thoroughbred horse, but his price is too high: to try to persuade Dan to let him buy up land that isn't really for sale. Meanwhile, Old Stefano, a mute old shepherd who comes to town with an injured sheep dog, is accused of killing McNeil's injured horse. Dan has to intervene in McNeil's behalf.
S03 E16Jan 1, 1961
The Robbery Jan 1, 1961 When the Army paymaster is killed, the new lieutenant in charge tries to pull rank on Troop, neither of them knowing that an old lawman friend of Dan's is in town and his friends don't look like they're after beaver as they claim.
S03 E17Jan 8, 1961
Firehouse Lil Jan 8, 1961 In this lighter episode Jake, in charge of fire co. #2 and Oren, in charge of fire co. #1, crash into each other and start a fight in the street during a fire drill. After Lily chides them loudly in public for their behavior, she is elected unanimously the new fire marshall. A group of bandits witness this and prepare to start a fire as a diversion so they can rob the payroll being held in the bank. Lily and the Volunteer Fire Brigade save the day.
S03 E18Jan 15, 1961
The Frame-Up Jan 15, 1961 Jessica doesn't believe her husband was guilty for the crime he was just hanged for. That's because she's confessing to it herself. Troop doesn't believe her, but begins to doubt whether he put the wrong man on the gallows.
S03 E19Jan 22, 1961
Marked Man Jan 22, 1961 Tod Larson, a hired gun in Laramie to visit his sister, runs into old friend Dan Troop. When he learns his target is the marshal, he has to decide whether to go through with the job or think of something else.
S03 E20Jan 29, 1961
The Squatters Jan 29, 1961 Before he died, a Wyoming cattleman gave Ad Prentice a tract of land to start a ranch. Prentice's hired hand, Bent Carr, hopes to gain possession of the land by proving the transaction was illegal.
S03 E21Feb 5, 1961
Homecoming Feb 5, 1961 Troop hears that Frank Walker escaped prison. When he tells the wife and son, he is shot and can't use his gun hand. The son, who worships his father, tells Dan "that'll make it awful hard on you!" and hopes he'll be dead within the week.
S03 E22Feb 12, 1961
Hassayampa Feb 12, 1961 Hassayampa Edwards is a temperance leader who tries to get the saloons in Laramie closed. When one burns down, Dan forces Lily to close the Bird Cage until the storm dies down.
S03 E23Feb 19, 1961
The Promoter Feb 19, 1961 When an out of town promoter wants to buy out or put out of business The Birdcage and the rest of the saloons in Laramie, Troop becomes a silent partner of Lily's in hopes of stopping the sales.
S03 E24Feb 26, 1961
Detweiler's Kid Feb 26, 1961 Elfreida Detweiler has been raised by her father, a hardnosed, hateful, spiteful old German immigrant who resents her because she wasn't a son, and her mother died giving her birth. To try to prove to him that she is as good as a son, she calls out Jim Austin, a young man who has taken a liking to her, but whom her father hates. Johnny tries to stop her, and she challenges him to a gunfight the next day at noon. He can't back down, and he ""can't fight a girl"". In spite of its dark overtones, this show has a definite comic touch to it.
S03 E25Mar 5, 1961
The Inheritance Mar 5, 1961 Dan and Johnny are forced to deal with Owlie, who feels his impoverished father has been hiding a large sum of money at The Birdcage. To top it off, Lily may have known the truth behind this all along.
S03 E26Mar 12, 1961
Blue Boss & Willie Shay Mar 12, 1961 A mild-mannered cowboy is driven to violence by constant bullying and persecution. His partner, Blue Boss, is a steer hired out to cattle drives to lead the herds. When Blue Boss is killed, Willie Shay wants revenge and respect.
S03 E27Mar 19, 1961
Man from New York Mar 19, 1961 A NY detective is convinced he has trailed a man wanted for bank larceny three years ago and his wife to Laramie. When the proof is scars from an old operation for her, Dan may have to reluctantly arrest one of the nicest men in town.
S03 E28Mar 26, 1961
Mark of Cain Mar 26, 1961 Chad Kennedy, acquitted of murdering his brother, returns to Laramie from exile after 3 years. Visiting his ill father, he and sister in law both witness his father fall and die but this time she plans on seeing him hang, guilty or not.
S03 E29Apr 2, 1961
Fugitive Apr 2, 1961 Casey, a fugitive from the law, jeopardizes the life of his wife and young son. When the wife feels that what's best is to abandon him, Troop and Lily become involved as the boy won't talk and a new man is in town looking for somebody.
S03 E30Apr 9, 1961
The Persecuted Apr 9, 1961 A known gunfighter, always needing to prove he is fast, goads a young, new father into a gunfight, kills him and after skipping town, has Dan on his trail. His acquittal fuels hatred in town as he and his wife want to live in Laramie.
S03 E31Apr 16, 1961
The Grubstake Apr 16, 1961 Rainbow Jack says he's discovered a rich vein of gold. He meets a saloon girl who's father had similar dreams and invests a 1/2 interest in him. When Rainbow's past catches up with him, that grubstake proves to be more than just a dream.
S03 E32Apr 23, 1961
Whiphand Apr 23, 1961 When a local woman seems to run off with a traveling peddler, her husband threatens to go after him. Dan and Lily try to help and soon find out the real reason for her sudden departure.
S03 E33Apr 30, 1961
The Threat Apr 30, 1961 Edgar Chase comes to Laramie to visit his brother. When he finds he is dead, the man who shot him gets worried when Edgar intends to punish him and see him die for it but how can he when he doesn't even wear a gun.
S03 E34May 7, 1961
The Trial May 7, 1961 Dexter wants revenge for the hanging of his father from the man who sentenced him. When his sister and the judge arrive in Laramie, a mock trial is arranged with only four men as jury and Troop in the middle of this family business.
S03 E35May 14, 1961
Blind Hate May 14, 1961 Lem Pastor wants to make sure his daughter marries the right man. When he blinds the latest one, he only drives her, the image of her mother, further away until Dan Troop has to step in to prevent a killing.
S03 E36May 21, 1961
The Break-In May 21, 1961 Walt Hudson wants to turn himself in for the reward thinking when he gets out he would at least have a stake. The company making the offer wants something else but Walt wants no part of their plan.
S03 E37May 28, 1961
Conditional Surrender May 28, 1961 Pa Beason has come to Laramie to die. He has led a life of killing and looting,and has never been brought to justice. He chose Laramie because he has heard that Dan is a fair man. He offers to give Dan a full confession of all of the raids he has performed over the years on the condition that his daughter, Iona, is cleaned up and put into a dress and looks like a lady rather that one of his sons, who are following in his footsteps. Dan agrees, knowing Lily can't turn down a challenge like that. He then agrees to make sure the girl is taken care of on the condition that Pa talks his boys into surrendering to him.
S03 E38Jun 4, 1961
Cold Fear Jun 4, 1961 A lawman, not able to use his gun hand, hides out in Laramie. When the brothers of a man he killed in Tucson show up, they want to kill him they say 'in a fair fight.' Dan thinks otherwise especially when they kidnap his new bride.
S03 E39Jun 11, 1961
The Promise Jun 11, 1961 At the gallows, Jed Barrister swears he will kill Troop and hearkens to anyone to take up the challenge. With a target on his back, Johnny wishes Dan would leave town for a few days as some strangers just came in on the stage.