Season: 1 episode 30
Series Episode: 30
Air Date: April 30, 1960
Laramie TV series starring John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford, Jr. and Robert Fuller
A Revue Studios production
A power hungry assistant wagon master contrives a dangerous situation that could put Slim Sherman at the end of a rope.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch & Relay Station||John Smith||29||Credited|
|"Jonesy"||Sherman ranch hand||Hoagy Carmichael||70||Credited|
|Andy Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch & Relay Station||Robert Crawford, Jr.||15||Credited|
|Glen Bentley||Wagon train member||Read Morgan||Credited|
|Helen Bentley||Glen's wife||Rachel Ames||Credited|
|Julia Hansen||Matt's sister||Jocelyn Brando||Credited|
|Dr. Matthew "Matt" J. Hansen||Laramie doctor||King Donovan||Credited|
|Elmo||Laramie blacksmith||Judson Pratt||Credited|
|Ross||Assistant wagon master||Dennis Patrick||Credited|
|Laramie barber||Sys Saylor||Credited|
|Laramie bartender||Barney Biro||Credited|
|Wagon train member||Robert Carlson||Credited|
|Matthews||Wagon master||R. G. Armstrong||Uncredited|
|Wagon train member||Uncredited|
|Dr. Thomas L Hansen||Matt's father||Mentioned|
|Producer||John C. Champion|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Music Score||Harry Sukman|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||George Patrick|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Film Editor||John C. Fuller, A.C.E.|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Sound||Melvin M. Metcalfe, Sr.|
|Makeup Artist||Jack Barron|
|Hair Stylist||Florence Bush|
|Costume & Wardrobe||Vincent Dee|
|Series Stuntmen||Paul Baxley, Joe Canutt. Bill Catching, Chuck Courtney, John Daheim, Leonard P. Geer, Sol Gorss, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy, Loren Janes, Hal Needham, George Orrison, Allen Pinson, Chuck Roberson, Ronnie Rondell Jr., Dean Smith, Tom Steele, Boyd Stockman, Jerry Summers, Jesse Wayne, Jack Williams|
|Assistant Director||Edward K. Dodds|
|Set Decoration||Perry Murdock|
Epilogue – based on the script “Cemetery Road” by Buckley Angell
(JONESY is sitting in a rocking chair in the Sherman ranch yard, reading the newspaper. His arm out of the sling. He looks up and quickly puts his arm back in the sling. SLIM SHERMAN and ANDY SHERMAN ride down the road and into the ranch yard. SLIM SHERMAN is carrying a large bag. SLIM SHERMAN and ANDY SHERMAN dismount, tie up their horses at the corral, and walk over to JONESY.)
SLIM SHERMAN: How’s the shoulder, Jonesy?
JONESY: Oh, a little better. Healin’ slow though, Slim. Mighty slow.
ANDY SHERMAN: Hi, Jonesy.
JONESY: Hello, Andy.
ANDY SHERMAN: How d’ya feel?
JONESY: Oh, not so good. Oh, the two cows are in the barn waiting for you to milk ’em.
ANDY SHERMAN: How long d’ya figure it’s gonna to be ’til you can do the milkin’?
JONESY: Oh, maybe a week, Andy. Maybe two. Slim, better split some firewood, before dark. We’ll need it.
SLIM SHERMAN: Alright. Where’s Jess?
JONESY: Uh, he’s in there scrubbing the kitchen floor and cleaning the stove. Needed that too for some time.
SLIM SHERMAN: You’ve got your chores pretty well organized, haven’t ya?
JONESY: Now Slim, you know I don’t like this. I’ll be mighty glad to get back doin’ my part.
SLIM SHERMAN: (Derisively) Sure you will. Oh by the way, Jonesy, Andy and I picked some huckleberries.
(SLIM SHERMAN tosses the bag to JONESY, who catches it with both hands.)
JONESY: Oh a surprise, huh? (Jonesy slips his left arm out of the sling and opens the bag to look inside.) Well, you did right well. Enough to make five pies.
SLIM SHERMAN: Andy, did you notice anything?
ANDY SHERMAN: Yeah. His arm got better – all of a sudden.
SLIM SHERMAN: Umm… Hmm.
JONESY: (Holds left arm out) A miracle. How do you like that?.
SLIM SHERMAN: I like it fine.
ANDY SHERMAN: Me too. But I’d like it even better if you’d milk the cows for me.
SLIM SHERMAN: And chop some firewood for me.
JONESY: (Getting up out of the rocking chair) Yeah, I’ll be glad to. (Hands ANDY SHERMAN the huckleberries. Walks off towards the barn with a dejected stance.)
SLIM SHERMAN: Well Andy, you had better clean up those huckleberries and get them ready for Jonesy.
(ANDY SHERMAN runs off with the bag. SLIM SHERMAN watches JONESY, who looks back like a kid whose been caught with his finger in the pie.)
Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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