Tag Archives: Samantha Crawford

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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This date in MAVERICK TV History: “Yellow River,” an episode featuring Robert Conrad, airs on Feb. 8, 1959

YELLOW RIVER Original Airdate: February 8, 1959 Synopsis. Outside Yellow River, Kansas, Bart and Abigail Allen, along with a team of five trail hands, attempt to lead a herd of cattle to Kansas. Along the way, the group encounters Jean … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: Julie Adams stars as “The White Widow,” airing Jan. 24, 1960

THE WHITE WIDOW Original Airdate: January 24, 1960 Synopsis. Bart wins $5,000 playing poker in Fairview and stores the money in a hotel safe. The next day, he discovers that the money has been stolen, and the hotel clerk killed. Needing … Continue reading

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This Date in MAVERICK TV History: “According to Hoyle,” Diane Brewster’s first appearance as Samantha Crawford, airs on Oct. 6, 1957

ACCORDING TO HOYLE Original Airdate: October 6, 1957 Synopsis. Bret loses more than $17,000 playing poker with Samantha Crawford, a con artist employed by George Cross—who once lost $50,000 to Maverick and is determined to get it back. Samantha claims … Continue reading

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