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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Adele Mara stars as “The Spanish Dancer,” airing Dec. 14, 1958

THE SPANISH DANCER Original Airdate: December 14, 1958 Synopsis. While peddling goods in the New Mexico mining camp of Riverhead, Bart and Gentleman Jack Darby fall for Elena Grande (played by Adele Mara), an exotic dancer who hopes one day … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Richard Long, Fay Spain, and H.M. Wynant star in “The Goose-Drownder,” one of the few straightforward dramatic episodes of Maverick, airing Dec. 13, 1959

THE GOOSE-DROWNDER Original Airdate: December 13, 1959 Synopsis. Stranded in the ghost town of Silverado, Nevada, Bart and Gentleman Jack Darby (Richard Long) spend the night with the town’s lone resident, Boone Gillis (played by Will Wright). They are later … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Audrey Landers stars in “Hearts o’ Gold,” an episode of YOUNG MAVERICK, airing Dec. 12, 1979

HEARTS O’ GOLD Original Airdate: December 12, 1979 Synopsis. Young Maverick follows Billy Peachtree—a lousy poker player who ran out on a gambling debt—into the town of Saddlehorn, where he learns that Peachtree is planning a bank robbery. LEARN MORE … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: “Dodge City or Bust” airs on Dec. 11, 1960

DODGE CITY OR BUST Original Airdate: December 11, 1960 Synopsis. In the mining town of Dangerfield, Bart wins $3,000, but he can’t collect his winnings until the town banker returns with his money. The matter becomes complicated when Bart learns … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Gerald Mohr and Marie Windsor star in “The Quick and the Dead,” airing Dec. 8, 1957

THE QUICK AND THE DEAD Original Airdate: December 8, 1957 Synopsis. Maverick becomes an accessory to robbery after a crook named Parker repays a debt to him with stolen money. Gerald Mohr was the first of two actors to play … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Patricia Barry stars in “Prey of the Cat,” the closest thing Maverick had to a Christmas episode, airing Dec. 7, 1958

PREY OF THE CAT Original Airdate: December 7, 1958 Synopsis. Bart suffers a broken leg when his horse throws him after it was startled by a mountain lion. Bart rehabilitates at the Star Trail Ranch, where he finds himself entangled … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Kathleen Crowley stars in “Maverick Springs,” airing Dec. 6, 1959

MAVERICK SPRINGS Original Airdate: November 29, 1959 Synopsis. After bailing Bret out of jail (he was arrested for playing poker with the mayor—and winning), Texas rancher Kate Dawson sends Maverick after her brother Mark, a lightweight gambler who is squandering … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: J. Pat O’Malley and Vito Scotti star in “A Fistful of Oats,” an episode of YOUNG MAVERICK, airing Dec. 5, 1979

A FISTFUL OF OATS Original Airdate: December 5, 1979 Synopsis. Nell’s uncle faces the gallows after he accidentally spooks the horse of a hanging judge. LEARN MORE about this episode in the revised third edition of Maverick: Legend of the … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: Kathleen Crowley stars as “Kiz,” airing Dec. 4, 1960

KIZ Original Airdate: December 4, 1960 Synopsis. In Virginia City, Beau crashes a party thrown by Kiz Bouchet (played by Kathleen Crowley), an eccentric socialite with a penchant for smoking cigars, playing poker, and fighting fires. Believing that her life … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: “The Wrecker,” an adaptation of the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, airs on Dec. 1, 1957

THE WRECKER Original Airdate: December 1, 1957 Synopsis. After buying their way into an exclusive ring of auction bidders, the Maverick brothers try to purchase The Flying Scud, a beached brig containing a cargo of Oriental rice and silk valued … Continue reading

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