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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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Wyatt Earp Becomes a Marshal

S01, E01  (First Aired: Sep. 6, 1955)
The career of the famous Western lawman begins after he takes over for the murdered sheriff of Ellsworth, Kan.
  • Fri 4/28
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Witness for the Defense

S02, E20  (First Aired: Jan. 22, 1957)
Men from the Circle Bar ranch kidnap Ben Thompson, a dealer who cheated them at cards, and Earp poses as a doctor to gain access to the ranch and free Ben.
  • Sat 4/29
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The Sharpshooter

S02, E21  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 1957)
A crippled man with a grudge against Earp hires sharpshooter Rule Hawes to kill him; Bat and the other deputies search for the assassin while Annie May tries to give Bat a clue.
  • Sat 4/29
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Siege at Little Alamo

S02, E22  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 1957)
Wells Fargo hires Earp to protect a gold shipment arriving by stage at Little Alamo and the marshal must work with the stagecoach passengers to hold out against the Curly Bill Brocius gang until a posse can arrive to save them.
  • Sun 4/30
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Vengeance Trail

S02, E23  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1957)
Fred Colby, a man wrongly sent to prison, finishes his sentence and heads for Dodge City looking for the man who killed his brother.
  • Sun 4/30
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Mr. Earp Meets a Lady

S01, E02  (First Aired: Sep. 13, 1955)
Earp tries to reduce the possibility of violence when fellow marshal Bat Masterson romances a woman whose boyfriend is an outlaw.
  • Mon 5/1
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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Bill Thompson Gives In

S01, E03  (First Aired: Sep. 20, 1955)
Earp resists forming a posse and instead uses American Indian scouts in his efforts to locate a killer.
  • Tue 5/2
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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Marshal Earp Meets General Lee

S01, E04  (First Aired: Sep. 27, 1955)
Cowboys believe that the townspeople of Ellsworth insulted Confederate Army Gen. Robert E. Lee.
  • Wed 5/3
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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Wyatt Earp Comes to Wichita

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 4, 1955)
When Earp takes over as marshal of Wichita, his first challenge is a local group of vigilantes focused on lynching a local card dealer, despite evidence that the man acted in self-defense.
  • Thu 5/4
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
  • 353
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The Man Who Lied

S01, E06  (First Aired: Oct. 11, 1955)
A man bent on revenge pays a gunman $1,000 to kill Wyatt Earp -- a gunman who claims to have faced Earp before.
  • Fri 5/5
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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Command Performance

S02, E24  (First Aired: Feb. 19, 1957)
While Earp and Buffalo Bill stage a fake robbery to entertain a visiting German prince, real bandits kidnap the prince and hold him for ransom.
  • Sat 5/6
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They Hired Some Guns

S02, E25  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1957)
Earp and Bat find their careers in jeopardy when they arrest the owners of two competing stagecoach companies whose hired armies threaten to start a war in the streets.
  • Sat 5/6
  • 8:30AM-9:00AM
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Bat Masterson for Sheriff

S02, E26  (First Aired: Mar. 5, 1957)
Earp and Bat work together to help Bat win an election for county sheriff to defeat Jerry Lanphere, a crook also running for the position; Sen. Drew tells Bat he must end his friendship with Earp to gain the people's favor.
  • Sun 5/7
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Hang 'Em High

S02, E27  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1957)
Earp has 24 hours to find a killer after a judge sentences an innocent man to hang, but the man refuses to speak in his own defense, leaving Earp with few clues to follow.
  • Sun 5/7
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The Gambler

S01, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 18, 1955)
Earp is blamed when the saloon owner 's crooked games are exposed and the man is shot in the back.
  • Mon 5/8
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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The Killer

S01, E08  (First Aired: Oct. 25, 1955)
Dave Bennett, angry when Earp kicks him out of Wichita after a crooked card game, hires a killer to take out the marshal and make the town suffer.
  • Tue 5/9
  • 2:00PM-2:26PM
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John Wesley Hardin

S01, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1955)
Hardin comes to Wichita seeking revenge against Earp for throwing Dave Bennett out of town.
  • Wed 5/10
  • 2:00PM-2:27PM
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The Bank Robbers

S01, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 8, 1955)
A double cross and an outlaw's wife lead Wyatt to a gang of bandits.
  • Thu 5/11
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