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This date in MAVERICK TV history: “Dead Man’s Hand,” the conclusion of a two-part episode of the short-lived series YOUNG MAVERICK, aired on Jan. 2, 1980. Guest stars included James Woods and a pre-KNOTS LANDING Donna Mills

4./5. DEAD MAN’S HAND (Two-parter) Original Airdates: December 26, 1979 and January 2, 1980 Synopsis. Trouble ensues for Ben Maverick when he inherits a pat hand from a gambler who died during a high-stakes poker game. Young Maverick (CBS, 1979-1980) was … Continue reading

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This date in MAVERICK TV history: Donna Mills, James Woods, and Howard Duff star in “Dead Man’s Hand,” the first of a two-part episode of YOUNG MAVERICK, airing Dec. 26, 1979

4./5. DEAD MAN’S HAND (Two-parter) Original Airdates: December 26, 1979 and January 2, 1980 Synopsis. Trouble ensues for Ben Maverick when he inherits a pat hand from a gambler who died during a high-stakes poker game. Young Maverick (CBS, 1979-1980) was … 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: 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: Denny Miller, Morgan Woodward, and Dick O’Neill star in “Clancy,” the premiere episode of YOUNG MAVERICK, airing Nov. 28, 1979

CLANCY Original Airdate: November 28, 1979 Synopsis. Ben thinks he’s found the perfect opponent for a barnstorming prizefighter: Nell’s mammoth cousin Clancy (played by Denny Miller). James Garner makes a cameo appearance as Bret Maverick.   LEARN MORE about this … Continue reading

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