Tag Archives: Bret Maverick

This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Kathleen Crowley and Arch Johnson star in “A Bullet for the Teacher,” airing Oct. 30, 1960

A BULLET FOR THE TEACHER Original Airdate: October 30, 1960 Synopsis. Beau wins half-ownership of the Golden Wheel Casino in St. Joseph, Missouri. But the business venture is short-lived when his partner Rand Storm, a notorious ladies’ man, is shot … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Edd Byrnes, Michael Dante, and Peter Brown star in “Stage West,” airing Oct. 27, 1957

STAGE WEST Original Airdate: October 27, 1957 Synopsis. Bret and the widow Linda Harris are held hostage by rancher Mart Fallon and his two sons. Fallon murdered Linda’s husband, a miner who has found gold near Indian territory. Unfortunately for … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Gerald Mohr and Paul Picerni star in “Escape to Tampico,” airing Oct. 26, 1958

ESCAPE TO TAMPICO Original Airdate: October 26, 1958 Synopsis. In New Orleans, aristocrat Raoul Gireaux offers Bret $6,000 to bring back Steve Corbett, who has fled to Tampico, Mexico after murdering Gireaux’s youngest son. After finding work in the cantina … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Joel Grey, Nancy Kulp, and Robert Lowery star in “Full House,” airing Oct. 25, 1959

FULL HOUSE Original Airdate: October 25, 1959 Synopsis. In Denver, Bret wins $2,000 playing cards with a man who is temporarily short of cash. Maverick wants the man’s fancy tie pin as collateral, but the man is reluctant to give … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Gerald Mohr and Myrna Fahey star in “Mano Nera,” the first of four episodes co-written by Leo Gordon, airing Oct. 23, 1960

MANO NERA Original Airdate: October 23, 1960 Synopsis. In New Orleans, an Italian shop owner dies at Bart’s feet―the latest victim of a murderous band of extortionists known as Mano Nera (“black hand”), who have been terrorizing members of the … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Long Hunt” airs on Oct. 20, 1957

THE LONG HUNT Original Airdate: October 20, 1957 Synopsis. Maverick befriends Lefty Dolan, a bank robber who rescued Bret from “a parcel of very disappointed poker players.” Their friendship is cut short when Lefty is gunned down by two other … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Efrem Zimbalist Jr. stars as Dandy Jim Buckley in “High Card Hangs,” airing Oct. 19, 1958

HIGH CARD HANGS Original Airdate: October 19, 1958 Synopsis. Bart and Dandy Jim Buckley join a mining camp in the Black Hills, where they await an opportunity to play poker with the other miners. While panning for gold, they meet … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Patricia Crowley guest stars in “A Tale of Three Cities,” airing Oct. 18, 1959

A TALE OF THREE CITIES Original Airdate: October 18, 1959 Synopsis. Stephanie Malone, a desperate young woman (played by Patricia Crowley), robs Bart of the $800 he won playing poker. After tracking Stephanie down, Maverick learns that she stole his … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: “Last Wire from Stop Gap” airs on Oct. 16, 1960

LAST WIRE FROM STOP GAP Original Airdate: October 16, 1960 Synopsis. On their way to Denver, Bart and Beau pick up $6,500 in a poker game at Stop Gap, then decide to wire the money to Denver through the Hulett … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Edd Byrnes and Joanna Barnes star in “Ghost Rider,” airing Oct. 13, 1957

GHOST RIDER Original Airdate: October 13, 1957 Synopsis. Maverick has a bad day in the town of White Rock. First, he’s robbed of $3,000 by a young punk known as “The Kid” (played by Edd Byrnes). Then he discovers that … Continue reading

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