Tag Archives: Edgar Buchanan

This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Jack Cassidy stars in “The Art Lovers,” airing Oct. 1, 1961

THE ART LOVERS Original Airdate: October 1, 1961 Synopsis. In San Francisco, Bart becomes a servant to railroad tycoon Paul Sutton in order to pay off a $25,000 gambling debt. Sutton faces bankruptcy—a new railroad project has encountered delays, and … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Mike Connors and Karen Steele star in “Point Blank,” airing Sept. 29, 1957

POINT BLANK Original Airdate: September 29, 1957 Synopsis. Maverick settles temporarily in the small railroad town of Bent Forks, where he soon falls in love with Molly Gleason, a woman with a somewhat disreputable past (played by Karen Steele). Bret … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Peggy McCay stars in “The Sheriff of Duck ‘n’ Shoot,” airing Sept. 27, 1959

THE SHERIFF OF DUCK ‘N’ SHOOT Original Airdate: September 27, 1959 Synopsis. The conniving judge of Duck ‘n’ Shoot (population 1,018) wants Bret as the town sheriff after apparently witnessing Maverick knock out a rowdy cowboy with only one punch. … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Robert Colbert, Edgar Buchanan, and a host of other Warner Bros. Western actors star in “Hadley’s Hunters,” airing Sept. 25, 1960

HADLEY’S HUNTERS Original Airdate: September 25, 1960 Synopsis. Bart rides into Hadley, a town named after its sheriff, a shrewd politician (played by Edgar Buchanan) who has carefully crafted a reputation for apprehending notorious criminals. Hadley’s legend, however, is a … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “The Ballad of Bret Maverick,” an episode of BRET MAVERICK featuring James Whitmore Jr., aired on Feb. 16, 1982

THE BALLAD OF BRET MAVERICK Original Airdate: February 16, 1982 Synopsis. Maverick’s reputation haunts him as he tries to sell a silver mine—everyone thinks he’s running a con. Meanwhile, a man who believes that Bret led his father to suicide … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Saga of Waco Williams,” the most-watched episode of the entire Maverick series, airs on Feb. 15, 1959

THE SAGA OF WACO WILLIAMS Original Airdate: February 15, 1959 Synopsis. Near Bent City, Bret clashes with Waco Williams, a fearless gunslinger who is scheduled to meet his partner, outlaw Blackie Dolan. Waco wants Blackie to go straight, while Maverick … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “A Flock of Trouble,” featuring Myrna Fahey, airs on Feb. 14, 1960

A FLOCK OF TROUBLE Original Airdate: February 14, 1960 Synopsis. Rancher Big Coley sells Bret three hundred head of sheep, without telling Maverick that the flock is one of the objects in the middle of a war between cattlemen and … Continue reading

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This week in MAVERICK TV History: “Last Stop: Oblivion,” featuring Buddy Ebsen, airs on Feb. 12, 1961

MR.MULDOON’S PARTNER Original Airdate: February 12, 1961 Synopsis. En route to Denver, Bart and Laura Nelson spend the night at a stagecoach station run by Nero and Verna Lyme, an amiable couple with a deadly pastime: They sniff out wealthy … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “Mr. Muldoon’s Partner,” featuring Mickey Shaughnessy, airs on Feb. 11, 1962

MR.MULDOON’S PARTNER Original Airdate: February 11, 1962 Synopsis. Down on his luck in Desert Gap, Bart meets a leprechaun named Muldoon, who grants him five wishes after Maverick freed him from a bottle. But after his first wish comes true, … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Hallie,” an episode of BRET MAVERICK featuring Dixie Carter, aired on Feb. 9, 1982

HALLIE Original Airdate: February 9, 1982 Synopsis. Hallie McCulloch, a con artist acquaintance of Maverick, swindles our hero out of $2,000, then claims that she needs the money to pay off two men who want to kill her.   The … Continue reading

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