Season 1, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/14/1957
Three Bells to Perdido
New Mexico rancher Jesse Reade hires Paladin for $1,000 to bring back outlaw Dave Enderby, who has run off to Perdido, Mexico with Reade's daughter Nancy.
Season 1, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/21/1957
Manfred Holt breaks out of jail, killing two deputies. Is he on his way to kill the banker who testified against him, or to see his family for the last time? The banker hires Paladin.
Season 1, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/28/1957
The Great Mojave Chase
A sportsman sponsors a contest, betting that no one can elude his posse in the Mojave Desert. When Paladin shows up riding a camel, the man decides that the only way he can still win is to get rid of Paladin.
Season 1, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/5/1957
At a stagecoach stop, Paladin sees a peaceful Cherokee rancher being beaten by white men who think his cattle are spreading a sickness. Paladin offers his help.
Season 1, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/12/1957
A Matter of Ethics
An accused murderer who fears that he will be lynched before he can be returned to Bender, Wyoming, for trial, hires Paladin to make sure he gets there alive.
Season 1, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/19/1957
When a pen-pal bride from Philadelphia gets off the stagecoach in the middle of nowhere, Paladin decides to stay with her to make sure that she is safe.
Season 1, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/26/1957
Paladin's new friend, stabbed by an assassin, makes a dying request to have his body taken back home to his hacienda in Mexico.
Season 1, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/2/1957
A hobo who was once a circus performer bets a gambler that he can walk across the saloon on a tightrope. When Paladin sees that the gambler intends to cheat, he decides to help even the odds.
Season 1, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/9/1957
Show of Force
After winning a batch of old rifles in a poker game, Paladin finds himself involved in a range war.
Season 1, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/16/1957
The Long Night
A wealthy cattleman holds Paladin and two other men hostage. They will all die at dawn unless one of them admits to the murder of the rancher's wife.
Season 1, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/23/1957
The Colonel and the Lady
A retired colonel sends Paladin to a Nevada mining town to find out what happened to a former saloon girl.
Season 1, Episode 12 – Aired: 11/30/1957
When Paladin finds a woman and her apparently typhoid-afflicted child abandoned by a wagonmaster, he enlists the aid of a female doctor from a nearby town, but a religious fanatic then tries to bar them from entry.
Season 1, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/7/1957
Paladin escorts an Englishman to his female cousin's ranch they have inherited in Montana, but finds that an embittered trader is plotting against them.
Season 1, Episode 14 – Aired: 12/14/1957
The Yuma Treasure
Accompanying a cavalry major on a mission to prevent a war by negotiating a treaty with an elusive Apache chief, Paladin must deal with soldiers who have caught gold fever.
Season 1, Episode 15 – Aired: 12/21/1957
The Hanging Cross
On Christmas eve, an embittered rancher wants revenge on Pawnee Indians who he thinks kidnapped his son several years before.
Season 1, Episode 16 – Aired: 12/28/1957
Helen of Abajinian
An Armenian winemaker hires Paladin to find his runaway daughter and make certain that she marries the young cowhand he believes has seduced her.
Season 1, Episode 17 – Aired: 1/4/1958
The promoter of a wild west show asks Paladin for help taming down a very wild and famous female sharpshooter and show her how to act like a lady.
Season 1, Episode 18 – Aired: 1/11/1958
The Reasonable Man
A rancher having a dispute with his foster son hires Paladin to keep one of them from killing the other in a duel.
Season 1, Episode 19 – Aired: 1/18/1958
When his tailor is killed in an accident at a supposedly worthless gold mine, Paladin discovers that the man was murdered and his heirs are being swindled.
Season 1, Episode 20 – Aired: 1/25/1958
The Last Laugh
A rancher blames Paladin when a practical joke goes awry and his wife is crippled in a riding accident.
Season 1, Episode 21 – Aired: 2/2/1958
Paladin protects a new landowner from Boston, who is having an escalating feud with an established cattle rancher.
Season 1, Episode 22 – Aired: 2/8/1958
A cowboy seeks help for his former girlfriend, a dancehall singer, who he says was forced into marriage and is now being held prisoner.
Season 1, Episode 23 – Aired: 2/15/1958
Paladin is hired to stop a vineyard from being ruined by seepage from an adjacent oil well.
Season 1, Episode 24 – Aired: 2/22/1958
Girl from Piccadilly
Learning of his son's death, a rich man hires Paladin to locate the daughter-in-law he's never met, but Paladin finds two women both claiming to be her.
Season 1, Episode 25 – Aired: 3/1/1958
The O'Hare Story
Hired to prevent the construction of a dam that would imperil a town's water supply, Paladin finds that he sympathizes more with the Irish engineer who's trying to build it.
Season 1, Episode 26 – Aired: 3/8/1958
Birds of a Feather
Paladin must contend with other gunfighters as he tries to settle a right-of-way dispute between two railroads in a Colorado town that will die if they go elsewhere.
Season 1, Episode 27 – Aired: 3/15/1958
Paladin defends a schoolmistress who's being theatened for teaching about war crimes that took place during the Civil War.
Season 1, Episode 28 – Aired: 3/22/1958
After having killed a bank robber, Paladin is accused of having taken the stolen money. He visits the dead man's widow and tries to make amends.
Season 1, Episode 29 – Aired: 3/29/1958
Trying to locate the thieves who stole a jade chess set, Paladin ends up in a small Montana town where he becomes involved in a romance with a landlady's daughter.
Season 1, Episode 30 – Aired: 4/5/1958
The Prizefight Story
When Paladin goes to a mining town to promote a prizefight, his boxer is arrested and he ends up having to take the man's place in the ring -- against the Welsh champion.
Season 1, Episode 31 – Aired: 4/12/1958
Hey Boy's Revenge
When Hey Boy's brother is killed for protesting the working conditions on a Chinese railroad gang in Utah, Paladin must get the boy out of jail and bring the killer to justice.
Season 1, Episode 32 – Aired: 4/26/1958
The Five Books of Owen Deaver
Paladin comes to the aid of a young sheriff from Philadelphia whose attempts to keep law and order in are particularly unsuitable for a cowboy town in Wyoming.
Season 1, Episode 33 – Aired: 5/3/1958
The Silver Queen
Lonely Leadhead Kane dies and leaves his half of a mine to an actress. Kane's partner wants to challenge the will. Someone wants to make sure Paladin never gets the woman to the courtroom.
Season 1, Episode 34 – Aired: 5/10/1958
Newlyweds with no place to stay end up in Paladin's suite. He learns that the groom's half-brothers are threatening to kill their father. Paladin goes to warn the father.
Season 1, Episode 35 – Aired: 5/17/1958
The Return of Dr. Thackeray
Dr. Phyllis Thackeray diagnoses the cook at the Barton Ranch with smallpox. All the cowhands may be infected and need to be vaccinated. Dr. Thackeray sends for the one man she thinks can help.
Season 1, Episode 36 – Aired: 5/24/1958
24 Hours at North Fork
When a blight kills all the crops except for one farmer's, Paladin must protect him from a greedy storekeeper who wants his farm and his hired gun who has a personal grudge against Paladin.
Season 1, Episode 37 – Aired: 5/31/1958
Paladin is hired to find James Becker. He trails him to Monterey and discovers he has been arrested and is sentenced to work in a silver mine. Paladin finds that Becker has died in a cave-in or so he is told. The owner of the mine hires Paladin to guard a silver convoy, but first Paladin wants to find out a little more about the mine.
Season 1, Episode 38 – Aired: 6/7/1958
Deliver the Body
Paladin is hired to bring in the killer of the sheriff in a Nevada town. He brings him in but has some doubts about his guilt and decides to hang around for the trial.
Season 1, Episode 39 – Aired: 6/14/1958
The Statue of San Sebastian
Paladin agrees to capture an outlaw in return for a statue belonging to the local mission.
Season 2, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/13/1958
Paladin is forced to kill Jimmy Dawes, wanted for murder. When he takes him back to his home town, the townspeople, the sheriff and the boy's brothers give him a hostile welcome.
Season 2, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/20/1958
In an Evil Time
Pappy French and his gang have robbed the bank in Mercede of $50,000. Pappy ran off with the cash and left his gang to shoot it out with the law. Paladin is hired to bring Pappy and the money back.
Season 2, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/27/1958
The Man Who Wouldn't Talk
Chris Sorenson is shy around women and he asks Paladin to help him with his new neighbor, Senorita Maria de Castro, a lady rancher. Complicating the matter is cattle missing from the de Castro ranch.
Season 2, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/4/1958
The Hanging of Roy Carter
Roy Carter is scheduled to be hanged. Another man confesses to the murder just before the execution is to take place. Paladin is hired to try to convince the warden to delay the hanging until the Governor can be reached.
Season 2, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/11/1958
Duel at Florence
Paladin receives a letter with a bank draft for $82.17 from Ernie Teller asking for help with a matrimonial problem.
Season 2, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/18/1958
Paladin answers an ad in the paper by Kurt Sprague: "Teach me to quick draw and shoot. Instruction desperately needed. Will pay one thousand dollars. Only experts need apply." Kurt needs to learn in order to go back home. Paladin does a very good job. Only one problem: Kurt enjoys showing off his new found skill a little too much.
Season 2, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/25/1958
The Road to Wickenburg
Paladin wakes up after being drugged, beaten and robbed in the town of Blue Bell by five men, one of whom is the town's sheriff. They took his money, gun, bullets, horse and saddle. All he has left is his two-shot derringer.
Season 2, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/1/1958
A Sense of Justice
The sheriff of a small town needs help to prevent the lynching of simple-minded Andy Dawes. The townspeople are sure he is a murderer. Paladin offers to help
Season 2, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/8/1958
An ex-gunfighter, Roy Calvert, blames the people of Benedict for his wife's death. The town is in the middle of a bad drought and Calvert and his son are blocking the only access to water in the area. Calvert has trained his son to be a gunfighter and Paladin has to face them both.
Season 2, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/15/1958
A British woman, Diana Coulter, hires Paladin to guide her to her brother's ranch in Shiprock, Arizona, where the Comanches are on the warpath.
Season 2, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/22/1958
A Snare for Murder
Two ornery old gold miners, who hate each other, have struck it rich. Problem is they talk too much, and now it appears someone is trying to kill them.
Season 2, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/6/1958
The Ballad of Oscar Wilde
Paladin is hired to protect Oscar Wilde. Another 3 men apply for the job, but after Paladin upstages them they kidnap Wilde for ransom. Paladin takes care of them, his way.
Season 2, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/13/1958
The Solid Gold Patrol
Paladin goes to inform a calvary corporal that he has won $600,000 in a lottery. But they may not live to cash in the ticket, they
Season 2, Episode 14 – Aired: 12/20/1958
Something to Live For
On his way to help a man and his daughter over a land dispute, Paladin encounters a wealthy, drunk and helpless man whose guide left him behind to die.
Season 2, Episode 15 – Aired: 12/27/1958
The Moor's Revenge
Shakespearean actors are going to perform in San Diego during their roundup. They are in for a rough reception. A lovesick gunfighter is among the audience. The show's promoter hires Paladin to keep the peace.
Season 2, Episode 16 – Aired: 1/3/1959
Sid Morgan hires Paladin to protect him from someone who is trying to kill him. After killing the gunfighter who was following them, Paladin finds out the real reason Morgan hired him. He then hands out his own brand of justice.
Season 2, Episode 17 – Aired: 1/10/1959
The Taffeta Mayor
John Kellaway, who is running for mayor of Colton, Wyoming, hires Paladin to protect him from his opposition. When he is killed before Paladin can get there, Paladin persuades John's widow to run for mayor.
Season 2, Episode 18 – Aired: 1/17/1959
Lady on the Stagecoach
Paladin is traveling on a stagecoach with four others, one of whom is Della White Cloud, the educated daughter of an Apache chief. The stage is also carrying a strongbox full of gold, which Ed Rance wants.
Season 2, Episode 19 – Aired: 1/24/1959
Paladin wins part of a treasure map in a poker game and goes in search of the treasure with three other men.
Season 2, Episode 20 – Aired: 1/31/1959
Juliet Harper is being hunted by the grandsons of Colonel Jeremiah Pike. Paladin meets her on the stage and now the Colonel is after both of them, and Paladin is without a gun.
Season 2, Episode 21 – Aired: 2/7/1959
Hunt the Man Down
Tony and Walt DeVries are old friends of Paladin. Tony is putting up barbed wire to keep Walt's cattle from trampling his crops. Walt has threatened to kill anyone who puts up barbed wire. Paladin owes Tony his life and offers to help.
Season 2, Episode 22 – Aired: 2/14/1959
The Scorched Feather
Robert Ceilbleu hires Paladin to protect his father from a Comanche war chief who has sworn to kill him. After arriving at the remote cabin of William Ceilbleu, he learns the reason for the Indian's hatred.
Season 2, Episode 23 – Aired: 2/21/1959
The Return of the Lady
Diana Coulter (The Lady, Episode 49) wires Paladin and asks him to come to her wedding to "give the bride away".
Season 2, Episode 24 – Aired: 2/28/1959
The Monster of Moon Ridge
The townspeople of Moon Ridge, Colorado believe there are monsters in the mountains. Dan Bella's daughter is taken by something and he finds strange footprints outside his daughter's window. Paladin is hired to find out what is up on the ridge.
Season 2, Episode 25 – Aired: 3/7/1959
The Long Hunt
Thomas Orday, half Comanche, has killed two men and wounded Dundee, a former Indian fighter. He is now hiding in the mountains of New Mexico. Paladin is hired to help track him down.
Season 2, Episode 26 – Aired: 3/14/1959
Death of a Gunfighter
Juan Carlos Morrita is a ruthless gunfighter who has killed 9 men and is wanted by the townspeople of Santos, New Mexico. Paladin is hired to bring him in. The gunfighter's brother has been hanged and left out in the street to trap the gunfighter. On seeing this, Paladin quits the job. The gunfighter shows up and kills all the townspeople who were gunning for him. Then he and Paladin come to an agreement that if he hangs up his guns he can go back to his hometown to marry his sweetheart. But it turns out that she has fallen in love with someone else, and more trouble ensues.
Season 2, Episode 27 – Aired: 3/21/1959
Incident at Borrasca Bend
Arriving in a weird tent town to return money to a prospector, Paladin finds himself charged with the man's murder and tried by a kangaroo court.
Season 2, Episode 28 – Aired: 4/4/1959
After being bushwhacked and having 'everything' taken, Paladin walks to the nearest ranch and manages to get hired on as a handyman.
Season 2, Episode 29 – Aired: 4/11/1959
Paul Martin is a bank clerk accused of robbing the bank and killing a deputy. His wife hires Paladin to find her husband before the posse does.
Season 2, Episode 30 – Aired: 4/18/1959
Paladin plays chess by mail with Boris, who is living in Alaska. Paladin receives what he assumes is Boris' next move but instead is a request for help. Boris is being forced out of territory he has hunted and trapped on for years. Paladin heads for Alaska to help.
Season 2, Episode 31 – Aired: 4/25/1959
The Man Who Lost
Paladin goes after Benjamin Coey, who brutally murdered James Bryson and attacked Mrs. Bryson. Coey has already killed two members of the posse which is after him. Mrs. Bryson's two brothers, Joseph and William Gage, are also after him and don't intend to allow him to live long enough to stand trial.
Season 2, Episode 32 – Aired: 5/2/1959
The Return of Roy Carter
Roy Carter (The Hangin of Roy Carter, Episode 43) sends for Paladin to help search for Chaplain Robert April, who saved Roys' life. Chaplain April was up in the mountains searching for an escaped prisoner when a blizzard hit.
Season 2, Episode 33 – Aired: 5/9/1959
The Sons of Aaron Murdock
Aaron Murdock hires Paladin to find his son, Lew, who has escaped from prison and prevent his younger son, Jamie, from riding out with Lew.
Season 2, Episode 34 – Aired: 5/16/1959
Corporal Henry Carver deserted from the Cavalry. Carver's mother hires Paladin to find him and get him to either return voluntarily or bring him back by force.
Season 2, Episode 35 – Aired: 5/23/1959
Wrongly convicted Ed Stacy, whom Paladin helped to put in prison, is being released after being pardoned. Will Stanhope, who runs the local freight office, hires Paladin to protect him from Stacy. Paladin soon wonders who is really in danger.
Season 2, Episode 36 – Aired: 5/30/1959
The Fifth Man
Ben Talman, who has murdered 12 men, escaped from jail. He kills four men in Yucca Bend within one week. Paladin is hired to bring him in.
Season 2, Episode 37 – Aired: 6/6/1959
Heritage of Anger
Paladin is hired to protect the Avery family from Manuel Garcia. Garicia is a Mexican bandit who seems to have taken a special interest in their son.
Season 2, Episode 38 – Aired: 6/13/1959
The Haunted Trees
Ben Howard is disinherited in his father's will. When his father dies, Mrs. Sarah Howard takes over running the family's lumber company. She claims that Ben is sabotaging the work and scaring off the workers. Mrs. Howard hires Paladin to stop the problems and get rid of Ben.
Season 2, Episode 39 – Aired: 6/20/1959
Gold and Brimstone
Paladin finds a sick old man and his son trying to protect their mine from claim jumpers. The old man is delirious and thinks that Paladin is the devil and has only offered to help in exchange for their souls.
Season 3, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/12/1959
First, Catch a Tiger
Two of the three men who brought in and helped to hang an outlaw have been killed by an assassin. The third man, Paladin, is staying at a hotel where one of the guests is the killer.
Season 3, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/19/1959
Episode in Laredo
Kovak is reserving the entire hotel in Laredo, Texas for Sam Tuttle, a famous unbeatable gunfighter. After Paladin is forced to kill Kovak, Tuttle must challenge Paladin in order to keep his reputation intact.
Season 3, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/26/1959
Paladin is hired by J. Brodie to deliver three mail-order brides to Bend-In-The-River, Oregon.
Season 3, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/3/1959
Paladin stops to ask a stranger for directions and is invited to share his campsite. Later, when a posse arrives, the man announces that Paladin is the murderer they have been looking for.
Season 3, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/10/1959
Shot by Request
Ainslee is a well-dressed, middle-aged gentleman and a reluctant gunfighter. He hires Paladin for a very strange task.
Season 3, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/24/1959
Mexican rancher Don Luis Ortega hires Paladin to escort his daughter across the border into the United States. However a peon from her father's ranch is determined to stop them and take her for himself.
Season 3, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/31/1959
Paladin is hired by the owner of "The Frenchman's" restaurant to take a plate glass window to the town of Panamint, a wild gold-mining town.
Season 3, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/7/1959
Retired and wealthy General Crommer is dying. He asks Padadin, who holds an old grudge against him, to do him a favor. He asks him to take a message of forgiveness to another man who hates Crommer. A favor which might get Paladin killed.
Season 3, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/14/1959
The Black Hankerchief
Paladin is hired by the Deverall family to clear their son, Pierre. He has been sentenced to hang for robbery and murder. But Pierre doesn't think they will really hang a "Deverall".
Season 3, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/21/1959
The Golden Toad
Paladin gets involved in a dispute between the patriarch of a farming family and a matriarch saloon owner and her family who believe land they claim rights to holds an Aztec treasure.
Season 3, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/28/1959
Ellsworth believes he has had an old tiger curse put on him and that a tiger is coming to kill him. He hires Paladin to protect him from the tiger.
Season 3, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/5/1959
Gravely, an old friend of Paladin, asks Paladin to help when a member of his hunting party is killed in an Indian attack. Gravely arranged a phony attack to provide excitement for his clients and doesn't believe the killing was an accident.
Season 3, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/12/1959
Charley Red Dog
Santa Maria, New Mexico is looking for a town marshal. The only man willing is Charley Red Dog, holder of a correspondence school diploma. Paladin allows Charley to take his gun and tries to help.
Season 3, Episode 14 – Aired: 12/19/1959
The Naked Gun
Riding through Oregon on his way to help a friend, Paladin makes an unwanted and unwashed friend, Monk. He helps Monk escape from a group of trail herders and Rook, a tough, trick drawing trail boss who would hang anyone that gets in his way.
Season 3, Episode 15 – Aired: 12/26/1959
One Came Back
After serving 5 years in prison for crimes committed during the Civil War, Ben Harvey wants to go home to his brothers in Gila. He hires Paladin to protect him and his wagon of goods during the trip. They arrive in Gila to find that his brothers are wanted for murder and there's a posse out looking them.
Season 3, Episode 16 – Aired: 1/2/1960
The Army asks Paladin to find an Army colonel who disappeared with his Apache wife. There are rumors of an Army officer working with the Apaches and inciting them to war. Paladin is asked to find and stop him at all costs.
Season 3, Episode 17 – Aired: 1/9/1960
Day of the Badman
Cynthia Palmer hires Paladin to clean up the town of Cedar Wells and get a gang out. She also wants him to send her schoolteacher nephew named Laredo back east. Paladin decides he can restore Laredo's self-respect and get rid of the gang at the same time.
Season 3, Episode 18 – Aired: 1/16/1960
Ike Brennan hires Paladin to escort him and a wagonload of food and blankets into Indian country. The Indians are holding his wife hostage and he intends to trade what's in the wagon for her release. However, on the way there, Paladin discovers what he is really taking to the Indians.
Season 3, Episode 19 – Aired: 1/23/1960
Jenny Lake asks Paladin for his assistance in discouraging Wilson, an unwanted suitor. Paladin attemps to prevent Wilson from boarding the same stagecoach as her but is knocked unconscious by an unknown accomplice of Wilson. He tracks down the stagecoach and removes Wilson and takes his place. However, Jenny later disappears and Paladin follows her trail to a group of counterfeiters.
Season 3, Episode 20 – Aired: 1/30/1960
Return to Fort Benjamin
Paladin is hired by an Indian chief to help his son, Yellow Star. Not to save his life but to assure he receives a proper Indian burial after his execution. Paladin soon begins to wonder if Yellow Star is guilty.
Season 3, Episode 21 – Aired: 2/6/1960
Night the Town Died
Aaron Bell's brother was lynched during the Civil War. Eight years later, Aaron is released from prison and returns home to kill those responsible for his brother's death. Warren hires Paladin to protect the townspeople from Aaron and protect Aaron from them.
Season 3, Episode 22 – Aired: 2/13/1960
Paladin is on the road with 4 others when a man in the distance yells to them and then falls off a ledge in an 'impossible to get to space.' John Hoyt plays a doctor who begins to assume the man is dead, but really, everyone is unsure, and worried. Richard Rust plays a young man named Corey who is deathly afraid of heights but who tries to get down to the man to make certain.
Season 3, Episode 23 – Aired: 2/20/1960
The Lady on the Wall
Paladin stops in the small town of Bonanza on his was through and finds himself accused of stealing a painting of a young, beautiful woman.
Season 3, Episode 24 – Aired: 2/27/1960
The Misguided Father
Charlie Blackburn, an old friend of Paladin, is shot and found dead in Paladin's hotel room. Paladin takes his body back home for burial but no one wants the body. While trying to find Blackburn's killer, he comes up against Win Loring and his psychopathic son.
Season 3, Episode 25 – Aired: 3/5/1960
The Hatchet Man
Paladin is hired by the San Francisco Police to protect Joe Tsin, their first Chinese police detective. Tsin has been targeted by a dangerous group of Chinese criminals and Paladin must try to protect him without causing him to lose face.
Season 3, Episode 26 – Aired: 3/12/1960
Fight at Adobe Wells
Jonathan Guilder hires Paladin to escort him through Indian country. They end up trapped at an old adobe stage stop by Quanah Parker, a half-indian, half-white Indian warrior with a personal grudge against Guilder.
Season 3, Episode 27 – Aired: 3/19/1960
Allison Windrom hires Paladin to stop a duel between her father and Graham Beckley. When Beckley finds out about Paladin he hires a gunfighter to take his place.
Season 3, Episode 28 – Aired: 3/26/1960
Love of a Bad Woman
Tamsen Sommers is advertising for a husband, which presents a problem since she already has one. The husband hires Paladin to protect him from the men competing for the right to marry her.
Season 3, Episode 29 – Aired: 4/2/1960
An International Affair
After a Hawaiian prince is killed in Paladin's hotel room, he must find out why three men - a German attache, a Russian prince, and a spy are all ready to kill to take possession of a signet ring which a Hawaiian princess has given to Paladin.
Season 3, Episode 30 – Aired: 4/9/1960
Lady with a Gun
After she attempts to shoot Rudy Rossback and fails, Eve McIntosh offers Paladin $1,000 to kill him. After Paladin turns her down she hires another gunman.
Season 3, Episode 31 – Aired: 4/16/1960
Never Help the Devil
Doggie Kramer wins a gunfight, as the whole town he had been bullying watches, but ends up wounded. He needs Paladin to help him get out of town before the townspeople take their revenge.
Season 3, Episode 32 – Aired: 4/23/1960
Paladin is taking Blandings back to stand trial and stops at a ferry crossing. They are captured and held along with three others. Someone is coming and they are being held until he arrives. Each thinks it's their worst enemy coming to kill them and all they can do is wait.
Season 3, Episode 33 – Aired: 4/30/1960
Ben Huttner is a fugitive wanted for manslaughter. He is also the illegitimate son of a very wealthy man and stands to inherit his five million dollar estate, but he must first come back and stand trial. Paladin is hired to find him and either bring him back to stand trial or get him to sign a paper giving up his inheritance.
Season 3, Episode 34 – Aired: 5/14/1960
A man who left Paladin to die in his place writes to Paladin and asks for his help.
Season 3, Episode 35 – Aired: 5/21/1960
Adam Mirakian is wanted for a murder he claims his twin brother Sam committed. He hires Paladin to find his brother and clear his name. The only person who can tell them apart is Adam's wife, Beth.
Season 3, Episode 36 – Aired: 5/28/1960
The Campaign of Billy Banjo
An old friend of Paladin's, Billy Banjo, sends for him to help with an election.
Season 3, Episode 37 – Aired: 6/4/1960
Paladin is hired by Carter to find Colonel Celine. He needs Celine to sign a document. Paladin is not the only one looking for him.
Season 3, Episode 38 – Aired: 6/11/1960
Paladin is hired by Morgan Gibbs to bring in his son, who is wanted for murder. There is a $500 dead or alive bounty on him and Morgan offers to pay Paladin $5000 to bring him in alive. When Paladin brings him in draped over his horse, Paladin is put on trial for killing him.
Season 3, Episode 39 – Aired: 6/18/1960
Mrs. Kilmer is dying and asks Paladin to find her missing son, Martin Kilmer. Edwards, a detective, managed to trace Martin as far as Harper City, where Edwards was then killed. Fred Harper, a half crazy man who runs Harper City, doesn't want Paladin to succeed.
Season 4, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/10/1960
A Russian Jewish immigrant and his daughter are coerced by a local town boss not to testify in court about a murder. The daughter comes to San Francisco to enlist Paladin's help.
Season 4, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/17/1960
Love's Young Dream
Monk (The Naked Gun, Episode #92) arrives in San Francisco to collect his inheritance, a half-interest in a night club. He ends up at the Carlton Hotel to ask Paladin for help.
Season 4, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/24/1960
A Head of Hair
Mary Grange was kidnapped in an Indian raid, and her father offered a $2000 reward for her return. Cavalry Lieutenant John Bryson reports having seen a blonde woman traveling with a band of Nez Perce. Paladin teams up with a part Sioux scout named John Anderson to try and find her.
Season 4, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/1/1960
Out at the Old Ballpark
Paladin reads in a newspaper article that a hotly disputed baseball game in the mining town of Whiskey Slide resulted in multiple killings. The mayor of the town is calling for an honest umpire, so that the game can be played out. It turns out that the killings were merely journalistic exaggeration, but Paladin has already offered his services: he served with Abner Doubleday during the Civil War, saw National League games in Cincinnati, and witnessed the first curve ball ever pitched in 1876.
Season 4, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/8/1960
After being arrested along with several others for fighting in a barroom brawl, Paladin wakes up in a cell and discovers that one of the other men has been murdered.
Season 4, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/15/1960
On his way home to San Francisco, Paladin becomes involved in an ugly feud arising from a land dispute, brought to a head by a calf caught in barbed wire.
Season 4, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/22/1960
The Tender Gun
When the town of Arroyo is taken over by a group of gunmen, the sheriff wires Paladin for assistance. Paladin arrives to find that the sheriff is a woman.
Season 4, Episode 8 – Aired: 10/29/1960
The Killing of Jessie May
During the war, Jessie May Turnbow, not yet ten years old, had witnessed his father being whipped and executed for an act of espionage. Now, years later, seven of the twelve men responsible have been murdered by the boy. Paladin is hired by one of the remaining five to find Jessie and bring him in for trial.
Season 4, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/12/1960
The Poker Fiend
Mrs. John Neal hires Paladin to retrieve her husband, who, five and a half months previously, got involved in a poker game in Cavinaw City and cannot bring himself to stop playing. The missus wants him back before he squanders their entire fortune.
Season 4, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/19/1960
A year ago, an old prospector named Crowbait saved an Indian chief's life. He was rewarded by being taken (blindfolded) to see a fabulous silver mine. Now that the chief is dead, Crowbait is determined to locate the mine for himself, despite the objections of the dead chief's son. Paladin is hired by Crowbait's daughter to find the old man before he gets himself killed.
Season 4, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/26/1960
Billy Lamport, son of Federal Marshall Guy Lamport, has shot Frank Gully's son. Before fleeing, Billy claimed self defense, but Frank Gully claims otherwise. Although leading the posse tracking his son, the Marshall wants Paladin to find Billy and get him safely locked up until they can sort out the truth of the matter.
Season 4, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/3/1960
Phileas Fogg, who is attempting to travel around the world in eighty days, needs Paladin's assistance to keep him on schedule.
Season 4, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/10/1960
Paladin is hired to find killer Sam Tarnitzer. He meets up with four other men who have their own reasons for finding Sam. Paladin is forced to shoot Tarnitzer, who lives long enough to will his fortune, estimated at half a million, to Paladin--or to whomever manages to kill Paladin before he reaches San Crystal.
Season 4, Episode 14 – Aired: 12/17/1960
Years ago, Paladin killed stage coach robber Frank Groton. Two of his brothers were then hanged for their crimes, with the youngest, thirteen-year-old Justin, put in prison, to be hanged when he reached the age of twenty-one. Justin has now escaped, and Paladin steps in to find the boy and try to prevent his execution.
Season 4, Episode 15 – Aired: 12/24/1960
After being forced to put down his lamed horse, Paladin joins up with puppeteer Jack Burnaby, who is traveling to Fort Pawnee to put on a show. Senator George "Pawnee" Croft, who is in line for the White House, is at the fort. Paladin learns that the mysterious puppeteer has a second agenda where the Senator is concerned.
Season 4, Episode 16 – Aired: 12/31/1960
Seeking a night's lodging at a mission, Paladin discovers that a suspected murderer, Vernon Good, has been granted sanctuary there to escape a lynch mob. Paladin is forced to become involved in the situation.
Season 4, Episode 17 – Aired: 1/7/1961
A Quiet Night in Town (1)
Paladin arrives in the Texas border town of Jody with a murder suspect named Joselito Kincaid. Their appearance creates tension: this is cow country, and Kincaid is a sheepherder. (Part 1 of 2)
Season 4, Episode 18 – Aired: 1/14/1961
A Quiet Night in Town (2)
After four bored cowboys smash Paladin's gun hand and kill his prisoner, is Paladin looking for justice--or vengeance?
Season 4, Episode 19 – Aired: 1/21/1961
The Princess and the Gunfighter
When Princess Serafina of Montenegro disappears during a visit to the United States, Paladin is called in to find her.
Season 4, Episode 20 – Aired: 1/28/1961
Shadow of a Man
In the town of Patchwork Junction, a southern-born cotton farmer named Sutter is being harassed by Adcock, a northern cattle rancher. When Sutter's wife calls him in, Paladin discovers that there is far more to the situation than memories of the war.
Season 4, Episode 21 – Aired: 2/4/1961
Long Way Home
Former slave and wanted outlaw Isham Spruce has a five thousand dollar reward posted for his capture. Having done so, Paladin must cope with four bounty hunters who want that five thousand. He is then bitten by a rattlesnake.
Season 4, Episode 22 – Aired: 2/11/1961
The citizens of Bad Dog, Oregon don't much like the idea of paying taxes, even if the money is for improving their town. The frustrated mayor offers a share of the tax money to anyone who is able to collect it. Paladin takes up the challenge.
Season 4, Episode 23 – Aired: 2/25/1961
Paladin and a wounded Marshal McKendrick are escorting a prisoner, Curley Ashburne, when they become snowbound in a mountain cabin. A mysterious young girl and a member of Curley's gang turn up to complicate matters.
Season 4, Episode 24 – Aired: 3/4/1961
Paladin assists Sheriff Ernie Backwater in capturing two young men wanted for murder. He discovers that the two had killed another young man in a "fandango"--an act meant only to frighten, not kill, their victim. Matters are complicated when the victim's brother, a noted gunfighter, comes after the killers.
Season 4, Episode 25 – Aired: 3/11/1961
The Last Judgement
Arriving in a small Arkansas town Paladin finds Dr. Simeon Loving chained in the street. He is charged with murder and Paladin is pressured into serving as his defense attorney. Elroy Greenleaf, a self-appointed justice of the peace, has decided that Loving will hang unless Paladin can persuade the jury to oppose Greenleaf.
Season 4, Episode 26 – Aired: 3/18/1961
The Gold Bar
The B.J. Throckton Bank faces a run on its assets unless Paladin can quietly find and return the gold bar stolen by a seemingly timid clerk.
Season 4, Episode 27 – Aired: 3/25/1961
While entertaining a lady in his suite, Paladin humors her by allowing her to read her Tarot cards for him, only to find that death is in his near future. His only hope will be a drowned sailor. Paladin is heading for a desert town the next day, where it is unlikely that he will find sailors, drowned or otherwise. However, death is waiting, as a man of the town has vowed to kill any gunfighter who arrives there.
Season 4, Episode 28 – Aired: 4/1/1961
The three Brent brothers, known as the Water Bugs, have been poisoning water sources in the dry lands of Arizona. A fund is raised to hire a man to bring the brothers to justice, and Paladin takes on the job.
Season 4, Episode 29 – Aired: 4/8/1961
The Long Weekend
Paladin is hired by the town of Sunshine Creek to oversee the next visit of mountain man Shep Montrose, who tends to wreak havoc every time he pops in for a weekend.
Season 4, Episode 30 – Aired: 4/15/1961
El Paso Stage
The town of Bracketville hired a gunman to maintain law and order, only to discover that the man is a psychopath. Paladin is called in to remove him--by any means necessary.
Season 4, Episode 31 – Aired: 4/22/1961
Duke of Texas
Franz, a young Austrian Duke, hires Paladin to guide him to meet with a general who has promised to help reclaim Mexico for the Austrian empire. Franz believes the people of Mexico will welcome him, but Padadin thinks that Franz's advisor has other reasons for making the trip.
Season 4, Episode 32 – Aired: 4/29/1961
The man who once single-handedly dealt with an outlaw gang is now strangely reluctant to go after a similar gang hiding outside of his town. The man's wife hires Paladin, who discovers that the "hero" is carrying a heavy burden.
Season 4, Episode 33 – Aired: 5/6/1961
On his way home from a job in Santa Fe, Paladin is attacked by a mountain lion. Two men come upon him--and rob him. Although badly wounded, Paladin is determined to track down the men who left him for dead.
Season 4, Episode 34 – Aired: 5/13/1961
In the town of Deerfield, three rowdy cowhands force Paladin into a gunfight. When one of them is killed, their boss, an influential rancher, comes after Paladin.
Season 4, Episode 35 – Aired: 5/20/1961
Martha Jane Conroy, "Calamity Jane", has fallen on hard times and is drinking heavily. The man who promoted her exploits in the past now proposes to put on shows using a younger woman as the "original" Calamity Jane. Paladin agrees to help her regain her position--and privately decides to help cure her drinking problem.
Season 4, Episode 36 – Aired: 5/27/1961
Paladin is robbed by scavengers and then forced to cross the mountain in winter without his horse, guns or coat.
Season 4, Episode 37 – Aired: 6/3/1961
The Uneasy Grave
Paladin comes across a young woman burying her fiance, who had been murdered by Leander Johnson and the people of Johnsonville. Paladin refuses her request to kill Johnson, but is willing to try to see justice done.
Season 4, Episode 38 – Aired: 6/10/1961
Paladin goes after the McPhater brothers, only to find one of them already dead. Returning with his prisoner to Soledad, they are stopped at the river. The town is quarantined for a possible diptheria outbreak. Tensions mount as Paladin, his prisoner, and a band of travellers must wait until they get medical clearance.
Season 5, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/16/1961
There has been a major accident in a mining camp in Nevada, shortly after the area lost the only doctor within a hundred miles. Nurse Adella Forsyth persuades Paladin, just back from a rough two-month trip, to escort her to the camp. On their way, they meet up with two prospectors who have just buried their partner--supposedly shot with an Indian arrow in the back. The nurse takes their story at face value; Paladin is not so sure.
Season 5, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/23/1961
The Education of Sarah Jane
Paladin rides into the center of a long-standing feud, as he comes across Sara Jane Darrow and the body of her father, the latest victim of the Tylers. Sara Jane is determined to kill a Tyler, any Tyler, in revenge. Paladin is equally determined to prevent her. The fur flies when they come upon a young member of the Tyler clan.
Season 5, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/30/1961
Paladin receives half of a five-hundred-dollar bill, with instructions to take the Yuma stage to San Ysidro to receive the other half and more details. On the way, the stage is stopped by a Mexican gang. One of the men is searching for the person who killed his wife. Before he can say who it is, he is killed by the sheriff riding the stage, who is then shot by the gang leader. Paladin is asked to determine just who on the stage--including the sheriff's prisoner, an embezzler, a killer, and an adulteress--is the one they're searching for.
Season 5, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/7/1961
Odds for Big Red
Paladin is hired to bring in killer Fred Yost. Forced into a shootout in a saloon, Paladin is dismayed to find that one of the girls, Big Red, was hit in the crossfire. The local doctor is ten miles away, delivering a baby. The gamblers in the saloon begin to take odds on whether Big Red will live or die. Red's former boyfriend is betting against her--until Paladin discovers that he's a former doctor.
Season 5, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/14/1961
A Proof of Love
Paladin receives a letter from Henry Grey, asking him to come and "learn" Henry how to shoot. Apparently Henry bought a mail-order bride, who, after three days, left Henry for neighbor Rud Saxon, who "ain't no pushover". Henry wants to learn to fight so that he can either retrieve his bride, or the money that he paid for her.
Season 5, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/21/1961
The Gospel Singer
The town of Bugbear (now renamed Elysium), is attempting to clean up its image and become a more "moral" town. Paladin is summoned to help get rid of the undesirables. On the way, he meets up with Melissa Griffin, a missionary who also intends to clean up Bugbear, but with different methods.
Season 5, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/28/1961
Sam Crabbe hires Paladin to ride in an "anything goes" horse race. The stakes are Crabbe's ranch against an entire Commanche reservation. When Paladin discovers that the race has been fixed, he decides to ride for the Commanche.
Season 5, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/4/1961
The Hanging of Aaron Gibbs
On his way to San Francisco, Paladin encounters a black lady, Sarah Gibbs, with a dead mule. Sarah is trying to reach Dunbar, Oregon, where her husband Aaron is scheduled to be hung for his part in a mining disaster. Although no one is supposed to see the prisoner, the town's marshall agrees to let Sarah see her husband, over the town's furious objections.
Season 5, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/11/1961
European pianist Franz Lister comes to the United States to give a concert for Mona Lansing, a former saloon hostess. When Lister's piano is stolen, Mona hires Paladin to get it back.
Season 5, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/18/1961
Escaped killer, Ben Jalisco, is a ruthless hunter who has murdered more than 30 men. Now he is after his wife, Lucy, who informed on him and Paladin, who brought him in.
Season 5, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/25/1961
Bram Holden killed Edna Raleigh's husband, and Edna wants revenge. Armed with an grand jury indictment, an arrest warrant, an order for arraignment, and documented evidence, she asks Paladin to travel to the outlaw town of Thornburg and either kill Holden or bring him back for trial. Paladin naturally elects to bring him back, unaware that there is a deluded old man in the offing, who is convinced that Holden is his evil brother Arnie.
Season 5, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/2/1961
A Drop of Blood
Paladin is invited to best man at Rivka Shotness' wedding. When he arrives he finds that Billy Buckstone, the man the bride's family helped to convict, has been freed from prison and is on his way back.
Season 5, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/9/1961
A Knight to Remember
Paladin is hired to find Don Esteban, who has disappeared. When he finds him he is dressed as a knight in armor and thinks he is Don Quixote.
Season 5, Episode 14 – Aired: 12/16/1961
An old bounty hunter, Jess Larker, is searching for a rustler named Cabell. Larker is known for preferring to bring back his quarry dead. Paladin is sent to team up with him and try to bring Cabell back alive.
Season 5, Episode 15 – Aired: 12/23/1961
Arriving in the town of Last Gasp, Paladin learns that his would-be employer is already dead. The killer, a miner named Moriarity, claims self-defense. Paladin decides to recoup his lost wages by engaging in a poker game with Moriarity. Down to the shirt on his back, Moriarity gambles everything, including the use of his "Silver Strike" for one month. Paladin wins the pot, only to discover that "Silver Strike" is a young boy.
Season 5, Episode 16 – Aired: 12/30/1961
Costigan is a land owner and cattleman. He was shot by Clemenceau, a squatter on his land. Paladin has offered to help him get rid of the squatter but doesn't approve of his methods.
Season 5, Episode 17 – Aired: 1/6/1962
When a quack doctor informs Boise Peabody that he'll be dead by morning, Boise feels that he hasn't anything to lose by dealing with the town bully, Big Fontana. After a successful shootout, Boise finds that he's going to live after all--if he can escape the wrath of Little Fontana. Paladin comes to his assistance.
Season 5, Episode 18 – Aired: 1/13/1962
Justice in Hell
Two years ago, Rusty Doggett led the massacre of an entire wagon train. Paladin catches up to him in the town of Juniper Springs, only to find that the townspeople are all outlaws who don't intend to surrender one of their own.
Season 5, Episode 19 – Aired: 1/20/1962
Mark of Cain
Dr. Avatar hires Paladin to guide him to Jake Trueblood, a notorious western badman who has killed many men. Avatar wants to measure Trueblood's head to confirm his research on cranial measurements.
Season 5, Episode 20 – Aired: 1/27/1962
Mexican general Ortega believes that a fortune in government bonds has been stolen by the Count and Countess Casares, exiles from the regime of Maximilian. He wants Paladin to help him track down the thieves and retrieve the bonds.
Season 5, Episode 21 – Aired: 2/3/1962
Prince Boris Radachev, eighth in line for the Russian monarchy, is currently in the Oregon wilderness. He sends for Paladin, who arrives to find that the Prince, a noted hunter, wants to hunt a more challenging prey--Paladin.
Season 5, Episode 22 – Aired: 2/10/1962
Buddy Webster has spent five years away from civilization, building up a fortune in gold dust. He asks passer-by Paladin to escort him to Jackson City to cash it in. Once there, he plans to find the saloon girl he met years before. The girl in question has no recollection of Buddy, but is willing to revive her memory for the sake of Buddy's wealth. Paladin elects to stick around and help Buddy face up to reality.
Season 5, Episode 23 – Aired: 2/17/1962
One, Two, Three
Samuel Keel hires Paladin to find Seth Carter. Keel gives him the names of three people who can help him find Seth. As Paladin finds them, each is murdered. Paladin is determined to find out why.
Season 5, Episode 24 – Aired: 2/24/1962
The Waiting Room
Paladin is hired to escort the infamous Wilder brothers to Denton, Texas to be hanged. Paladin and the brothers know that other members of the gang are out there waiting to free the Wilders. A war of nerves ensues.
Season 5, Episode 25 – Aired: 3/3/1962
On a stormy night, Paladin stops at an inn, where he finds a marshal holding a prisoner for murder. Paladin learns that fifteen men are in pursuit. He also learns that the situation is not as clear-cut as it seems.
Season 5, Episode 26 – Aired: 3/10/1962
Don't Shoot the Piano Player
Paladin answers an advertisement placed by Emily Eubanks, who wants to find her fiance who disappeared in San Francisco three months ago. Paladin locates the young man, playing piano in a Barbary Coast saloon, but it may be that the young man does not want to return.
Season 5, Episode 27 – Aired: 3/17/1962
The daughter of "Blue Dollar Alice" asks Paladin to help locate her mother, last known to be running a saloon in Codeyville, Arizona. The daughter believes that her mother made money in cattle and silver, but the Codeyville banker declares that Alice died penniless. A suspicious Paladin decides to investigate further.
Season 5, Episode 28 – Aired: 3/24/1962
The Man Who Struck Moonshine
Moses Kadish is an alcoholic. He moves to middle of nowhere to try to stop drinking and drills a well. The well produces whiskey instead of water.
Season 5, Episode 29 – Aired: 3/31/1962
Silent Death, Secret Death
Paladin is hired to locate Courtney Burgess, who has the reputation of being a something of a cad. The only clue is a letter sent to his sister in Sacramento seven years previously. Paladin's search leads him to a lonely fort with two survivors, the threat of typhoid, and an impending Indian attack.
Season 5, Episode 30 – Aired: 4/7/1962
Alfred Nobel, the Swedish inventor, is staying at the Carlton Hotel, preparing for a series of demonstrations of his new nitroclycerin compound. Unfortunately, his boxes of the compound are delivered to the wrong address. Paladin is called in to prevent an explosive situation.
Season 5, Episode 31 – Aired: 4/14/1962
Coming of the Tiger
Paladin's friend, Takura, who is a leader of San Francisco's Japanese community, is worried about two insurgents, a priest and a Samurai, who are coming from Japan to cause unrest among the Japanese-Americans. Paladin heads for the Mexican border to capture the pair, accompanied by Takura's son.
Season 5, Episode 32 – Aired: 4/21/1962
The appeal to Paladin is brief and to the point: "My father and brother are trying to kill me. Can you help me?" Tully Coombs' father, Avery, a wealthy cattleman, is a firm proponent of Darwin's theory of survival of the fittest. He is encouraging his sons to fight to the death over a piece of his property--a mere 160 acres of land.
Season 5, Episode 33 – Aired: 4/28/1962
Paladin's employer this time is out of the ordinary: The State Department of the United States. An Irishman named Gavin O'Shea is trying to use the United States as a base of operations for starting a war with Canada. The government wants Paladin to quietly stave off an international incident.
Season 5, Episode 34 – Aired: 5/5/1962
Cream of the Jest
Paladin is not amused when he runs afoul of a practical joker in Santa Fe. He is sympathetic, however, when the joker's wife asks for his help. She fears that her husband's constant jokes will end up getting him killed.
Season 5, Episode 35 – Aired: 5/12/1962
A daring young female outlaw has topped off her exploits by holding up the Elko stage, killing the driver, and escaping with over fifty thousand dollars. The reward for her capture has been increased to five thousand, and a number of bounty hunters are on her trail. Paladin naturally beats them all to the punch. However, he now has to contend with pursuing bounty hunters as well as the girl's growing interest in him.
Season 5, Episode 36 – Aired: 5/19/1962
Paladin captures the infamous Billy Joe Lamont, who makes his living by singing, stealing, and killing. Immediately afterwards, they come upon a wagonload of derelicts from Hanna's Six Shot Saloon. Some of them remember Billy fondly from the past and are determined to set him free for a night of partying.
Season 5, Episode 37 – Aired: 5/26/1962
$20,000 in gold bullion is stolen and dropped into a lake. Paladin decides to try to retrieve it but Jonah, a fisherman, has the spot staked out. He's after a huge trout and doesn't want anyone getting in his way. There's also the three thieves watching and waiting to ambush Paladin once he gets the gold.
Season 5, Episode 38 – Aired: 6/2/1962
Baron Otto van Albrecht has a score to settle with Carl Frome, a known killer. However, he is crippled, and therefore asks Paladin for assistance. Paladin agrees on condition that they try to capture the man alive.
Season 6, Episode 1 – Aired: 9/15/1962
After an unsuccessful attempt on his life by young Roderick Jefferson, Paladin is prompted into remembering a similar incident from his past. Once, as a youth, he agreed to pay off a gambling debt by shooting it out with a professional gunfighter.
Season 6, Episode 2 – Aired: 9/22/1962
Timid rancher Thad Taylor is more or less being browbeaten into marrying his housekeeper. He wants Paladin to stop the marriage. Having met the bossy woman, Paladin concedes that it's going to be more than a matter of simply telling her "no", and agrees to help. However, after learning more about the lady, Paladin decides to try and help her change her image and win her man.
Season 6, Episode 3 – Aired: 9/29/1962
The Fifth Bullet
Palain convinced a man called Bartlett to give himself up to the law, promising him a fair trial. Unfortunately, he did not get one. Eight years later, Bartlett is being released from prison. The same man who influenced his trial has arranged for five men to come after Bartlett and kill him. Paladin has promised Bartlett's wife to get him safely home.
Season 6, Episode 4 – Aired: 10/6/1962
A Place For Abel Hix
Abel Hix, an aging gunfighter, sends an urgent message to Paladin. Paladin arrives too late--Hix has been killed in a gunfight and has been prepared for burial. The town does not much care for gunfighters, and there is some question as to just how the remains will be disposed of. When Paladin learns from Hix's widow that he had been ill and had not worn his guns for two years, he decides to investigate the situation.
Season 6, Episode 5 – Aired: 10/13/1962
After 15 years in office, Sheriff Dobbs is retiring and some old enemies are just waiting for the day he turns in his badge. Paladin received a newspaper clipping about the sheriff and $10 to save Dobbs' life.
Season 6, Episode 6 – Aired: 10/20/1962
Bird of Time
Searching for killer Ahab Tyson, Paladin comes across a man named Stryker hanging from a tree by his wrists. He learns the deed was done by Tyson. Stryker already has reason to hate Tyson--Tyson had previously killed Stryker's brother. Riding off, Paladin later captures Tyson, but now must contend with Stryker's craving for revenge.
Season 6, Episode 7 – Aired: 10/27/1962
Memories of Monica
Several months after Ben Turner went to prison, his girlfriend Monica married Sheriff Reagan. Turner is getting out of prison, and has sent the sheriff a letter telling him he's coming back to get Monica--and will kill the sheriff if he chooses to hang around. Paladin, who owes Sheriff Reagan a debt for saving his life in the past, comes to assist.
Season 6, Episode 8 – Aired: 11/3/1962
After a long seach, Paladin has caught up to accused murderer John Tyree, but they are in the desert and dangerously low on water. Trying to find their way, they come upon a murdered man. Shortly afterwards they find his children, a young woman and her little brother, boarded up into a cabin and fearfully awaiting the return of the killers.
Season 6, Episode 9 – Aired: 11/10/1962
Shootout at Hogtooth
Having hired three gunmen to clean up their town, Hogtooth City finds the tables turned when the gunmen take over and prove worse than the original troublemakers. Paladin is called in to clean up the cleaners.
Season 6, Episode 10 – Aired: 11/17/1962
Miracle for St. Francis
Having come south of the border on the track of a rare vintage wine, Paladin learns the wine is not for sale, but perhaps a barter could be arranged. A special statue of St. Francis has been stolen, and Paladin agrees to try and find it.
Season 6, Episode 11 – Aired: 11/24/1962
Marshal of Sweetwater
Sweetwater was a wild town before Thomas Carey, a retired Army scout and old friend of Paladin, became marshal. But Carey has taken over complete control and turned into a killer. Paladin has to stop him and Carey has always seemed the faster of the two.
Season 6, Episode 12 – Aired: 12/1/1962
Man in an Hourglass
Dr. Aaron Moody onced loved a woman, who married a sheriff instead. She has since died, and now the sheriff has been killed. Dr. Moody asks Paladin to look after the couple's son, who is going after the man who killed his father.
Season 6, Episode 13 – Aired: 12/8/1962
Boastful Colonel Lacey is on his way home to surprise his beautiful and loyal wife, whom he hasn't seen for a year. After the Colonel passes out drunk in the Carlton lobby, his elderly servant confides to Paladin that the lady may not be as faithful as her husband thinks, and a surprise visit may result in bloodshed. Paladin goes off to investigate the situation, and finds a loving wife who has been fending off advances from various men. However, the Colonel awakens and learns that Paladin is with his wife....
Season 6, Episode 14 – Aired: 12/15/1962
Trial at Tablerock
Virge Beech has a habit of forcing men into gunfights with him, after which he claims self-defence. One of the men so killed was the brother of Adams, Tablerock's district prosecutor. Adams wants Paladin to kill Beech, but Paladin is not an assassin. A gunslinger who happens to be present takes on the job Paladin refused, and is killed in a fair gunfight. Adams promptly claims that he saw Beech kill in cold blood, and a trial is swiftly arranged. Paladin, out of his own sense of justice, defends the unpleasant Beech.
Season 6, Episode 15 – Aired: 12/22/1962
Be Not Forgetful of Strangers
Arriving in a small town on Christmas Eve, Paladin finds that there is no lodging available, and settles for sitting in the noisy saloon. A young cowboy and his pregnant wife happen by, the birth imminent. Paladin manages to get them a room in the back of the saloon, then tries to get some assistance from the roomful of drunken, uncaring revelers.
Season 6, Episode 16 – Aired: 12/29/1962
Jess Harden went to prison for robbing the War Lance bank of $80,000, although the money was never found. War Lance has since become a ghost town. With Harden about to be released, his wife plans to meet him in War Lance. She asks Paladin to provide protection, as there are bound to be a number of men looking for that $80,000.
Season 6, Episode 17 – Aired: 1/5/1963
Paladin finds a strange advertisement in the newspaper: "The sheriff of Latigo has offered $200 reward to anybody who brings me in. I hereby offer $500 to anybody who brings me the sheriff. Abe Redrock, Latigo." Paladin investigates and discovers a feud between Indian brothers: the sheriff of Latigo, and a "savage" who feels that his sheriff brother has betrayed his heritage. Paladin attempts to reunite the two.
Season 6, Episode 18 – Aired: 1/12/1963
A barbed-wire salesman, with the clever name of "Bob Wire", hires Paladin to safely deliver a load of his wares to the town of Anderson. Paladin soon learns that the delivery will likely cause a range war.
Season 6, Episode 19 – Aired: 1/19/1963
Mrs. Quincy, of the Nob Hill district of San Francisco, hires Paladin to go in search of her missing granddaughter. Information leads him to the mining town of Jehovah, California. He finds that the girl has a reason for wanting to stay--if Paladin can persuade her reluctant suitor to pop the question.
Season 6, Episode 20 – Aired: 1/26/1963
Paladin, sick with a fever and fleeing from a band of thieves, unwittingly gets involved in an unpleasant domestic situation. Sabina, the wife of a poor potter, dreams of the material things in life, and decides that Paladin can help her obtain them.
Season 6, Episode 21 – Aired: 2/2/1963
Paladin's friend, Sheriff Ernie Backwater (see the fourth season episode, Fandango), invites him to visit for some trout fishing and deer hunting. When Paladin arrives, he finds that Backwater really wants his assistance in tracking down a vicious killer, Will Tybee, who had killed several people and severely wounded Backwater (now recovered).
Season 6, Episode 22 – Aired: 2/9/1963
The Burning Tree
Mr. Fairchild is a "black widower" with seven dead wives in his background, the last being the daughter of an old friend of Paladin's. Paladin is determined to bring him in to stand trial. On his way back with his prisoner, they have to stop in a small village to honor an Indian burial taking place nearby. Paladin learns that Osage chiefs must be buried with a scalp, and the local sheriff plans to donate Fairchild's.
Season 6, Episode 23 – Aired: 2/16/1963
Cage at McNaab
The wife of Brian Larson begs for Paladin's assistance. He is being held for murder and is shortly to be executed, but his wife maintains that he is innocent and wants Paladin to prove it. Paladin finds himself the scapegoat in an elaborate escape plan.
Season 6, Episode 24 – Aired: 2/23/1963
An Indian Rajah and most of his family have been killed in an uprising. The surviving Rani and her subjects must now travel to Makasi, a settlement in America that is located one hundred and fifty miles in the desert. Paladin is hired to escort them, and possibly protect the Rani from the same people who murdered her family.
Season 6, Episode 25 – Aired: 3/2/1963
The Walking Years
Drugged in a bar on the Barbary Coast, Paladin awakens to find himself manacled in an abandoned warehouse. Two other people are prisoners with him--a former wagon master and a woman alcoholic. The common thread among them is a wagon train from some years previously. Their captor proves to be a mysterious young woman from the same wagon train, who had been taken hostage and now wants revenge on those she holds responsible.
Season 6, Episode 26 – Aired: 3/9/1963
Sweet Lady of the Moon
Carl Soddenberg was sent to prison after killing a man, his wife, and son. Now the state supreme court has determined that Soddenberg did not know what he was doing. Soddenberg is being transferred from prison to a state asylum for a voluntary stay before getting a full release. Paladin is hired to escort him, as there are concerns that the family of Soddenberg's victims may try to get revenge. There are also concerns that Soddenberg might still be a mad killer.
Season 6, Episode 27 – Aired: 3/16/1963
Three years ago, Paladin took a sculptor named Spencer out into the wilderness and left him there to "lose himself". Now an art collector named Piereaux wants Paladin to take him to the recluse, as well as his childlike adult daughter. It turns out that Piereaux has lied about just why he wants to meet the artist.
Season 6, Episode 28 – Aired: 3/23/1963
The Eve of St. Elmo
Paladin comes to a small town in response to a request by Colonel Draco, concerning an "insurrection" over water rights. He finds a megalomaniac, crippled eight months previously after being shot by Brock March. Draco wants the death of everyone who defies him, and plans to make Paladin his private executioner.
Season 6, Episode 29 – Aired: 3/30/1963
Lady of the Fifth Moon
When a Chinese man is killed in a Tong war, Paladin comes to pay his respects to the man's mother, Jin Ho. Jin Ho asks Paladin to meet a ship bound for China and see that her granddaughter Kim Sing is brought safely aboard, to return to the homeland and assume her royal duties.
Season 6, Episode 30 – Aired: 4/6/1963
Two Plus One
On his way to an assignation with a lovely French lady in Los Angelos, Paladin encounters a Yosemite Indian maiden being attacked by two saddle tramps. Having rescued her, Paladin is nonplussed when the girl, Taymanee, informs him that she now belongs to him. This puts a serious crimp in his plans for a romantic interlude with his French lady, especially when Taymanee's attackers return.
Season 6, Episode 31 – Aired: 4/13/1963
The Black Bull
A famous bullfighter, Nino Ybarra, comes out of retirement to fight one more bull. However, Paladin is his real target.
Season 6, Episode 32 – Aired: 4/20/1963
Face of a Shadow
Paladin is hired by Dan Tibner to deliver ten thousand dollars. Tibner ends up dead, with the money missing. There are numerous suspects, including a band of gypsies and the men who found Tibner's body.