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The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

Cast of 'The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp'

  • Hugh O'Brian as Wyatt Earp
  • Jimmy Noel
  • Ethan Laidlaw
  • Bill Coontz
  • Morgan Woodward
  • Douglas Fowley
  • Damian O'Flynn
  • Mason Alan Dinehart
  • Trevor Bardette
  • Paul Brinegar

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

In one of television's first adult Westerns, the famous marshal puts his life on the line to maintain order, first in Dodge City, Kan., then in Tombstone, Ariz.

Premiere:
Sep 06, 1955
Original Network:
ABC
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Little Pistol

S03, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 5, 1957)
Earp and Doc apprehend a girl called Little Pistol, who helped a gang rob Doc's saloon; Doc uses tooth surgery as a pretense to coax the girl into giving up her true identity and the gang's location while Earp fears for her future.
  • Thu 8/17
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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The Magic Puddle

S03, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 12, 1957)
Doc Holliday blocks access to an oil pit in a scheme to sell the substance for medical use, stirring up trouble with travelers and causing Kate to side with Earp in finding a solution to the problem before guns start firing.
  • Fri 8/18
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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Cattle Thieves

S04, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 28, 1958)
Earp struggles to uphold the law while keeping the peace when a strict ban on cattle rustling forces him to arrest rancher Rep Cantwell, triggering a battle between Dodge's most powerful ranchers.
  • Sat 8/19
  • 8:00AM-8:30AM
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Remittance Man

S04, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 4, 1958)
A disgraced Englishman living in Henry Dart's establishment instigates a gunfight with a man he claims to owe money to, but Earp intervenes before anyone gets hurt and resolves to get to the root of the problem.
  • Sat 8/19
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King of the Frontier

S04, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 11, 1958)
When Lazy Q cowboy Miles Breck learns about Ned Buntline's new book naming Earp the ``King of the Frontier,'' he sets up a cowboy contest and bets $10,000 against Earp surviving a shootout.
  • Sun 8/20
  • 8:00AM-8:30AM
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Truth About Gunfighting

S04, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 18, 1958)
Ranch hand Mitch Hallam becomes Earp's newest deputy, seeking to prove his worth and earn the hand of his boss' daughter; he puts his job and his life on the line when he reveals an underhanded scheme being perpetrated by the other workers.
  • Sun 8/20
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
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Mr. Buntline's Vacation

S03, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 19, 1957)
Broke journalist Ned Buntline enlists Earp's help when he arrives in Dodge City and claims a crooked gambler wants him dead; Earp meets an undercover officer who believes the gambler may instead be in town to sell stolen guns to the Apache.
  • Mon 8/21
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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Fortitude

S03, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 26, 1957)
When Earp learns of a plot against his life, he avoids speaking at a convention held in the Dodge City Opera House and increases security, but as pressure builds for him to speak, Judge Tobin and Mayor Kelley wonder if Earp can still do his job.
  • Tue 8/22
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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The Good and Perfect Gift

S03, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 3, 1957)
A boy named Benny Burkett attaches himself to Doc Holliday and ends up under the Hollidays' official care after being forced to shoot his abusive father in self defense; Dr. McCarty delivers news that shakes the newly formed family.
  • Wed 8/23
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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Indian Wife

S03, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1957)
While Dick Melaney and his Cheyenne wife, Laura, visit Dodge City, a lecherous man confronts Laura, forcing her to shoot him; Laura retreats to find protection with her father, a chieftain who wants Dick to kill the man who assaulted her.
  • Thu 8/24
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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Woman Trouble

S03, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1957)
A gang coerces a woman into courting Earp to learn information about a gold shipment they plan to rob, but Bat and Mayor Kelley see through the ruse.
  • Fri 8/25
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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Frontier Woman

S04, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 25, 1958)
Earp rides to the scene of a stagecoach robbery and follows tracks to find a woman, the sole survivor of the attack, in shock; Earp must shoot his way out of a cave when the bandits trap him inside with the woman.
  • Sat 8/26
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Santa Fe War

S04, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 2, 1958)
Earp rides into Santa Fe, N.M., to stop a war between two families vying for control of the land, the Finneys and the Grangers; the local sheriff backs the duplicitous Finneys, who created fake land deeds, but Earp finds the real deeds.
  • Sat 8/26
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
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Plague Carrier

S04, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 9, 1958)
When a mysterious man helps Earp with injured stagecoach passengers, Earp takes him to Dodge City, introduces him to Dr. McCarty and talks him into opening a medical practice; a smallpox outbreak leads to a disturbing suspicion about the new doctor.
  • Sun 8/27
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Kill the Editor

S04, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 16, 1958)
A newspaper editor facing backlash for baseless accusations toward dance hall owner Sally Bascom kills her and frames Earp for the murder; Earp plays along to lure the editor into a trap while Doc Holliday and Gibbs take matters into their own hands.
  • Sun 8/27
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Shadow of a Man

S03, E15  (First Aired: Dec. 24, 1957)
When Earp and Bat leave town to arrest train robbers, Hal Norton must wrangle the remaining deputies to deal with numerous problems that spring up in Dodge City while the ever-doubtful Mayor Kelley seeks to replace him.
  • Mon 8/28
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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Bad Woman

S03, E16  (First Aired: Dec. 31, 1957)
When the people of Dodge City capture the brother of gang leader Marie Burden in a robbery, Marie confronts Earp, willing to do whatever it takes to free him.
  • Tue 8/29
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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One-Man Army

S03, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 7, 1958)
When a newspaper editor drums up anti-Northern sentiment by launching a smear campaign aimed at Earp, the marshal takes a leave of absence to confront a Texas gang working with the editor.
  • Wed 8/30
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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