Chess knight courtesy of COCHISE LEATHER COMPANY




Season:             2 episode 20
Series Episode: 59
Air Date:          January 31, 1959



Gentlemen, in the last few hours I’ve been abused, beaten, shot at, and had my horse stolen. Now I’d like a few answers, if you don’t mind.”


Employment Solicitation

Personal decision






Good judgement is forced upon us by age and experience.”
Paladin quoting Ben Jonson


Judgement is forced upon us by experience”
Alexander Pope



Cast & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
PaladinAn arbiterRichard Boone41Credited
Kim Chan "Hey Boy"Hotel Carlton porterKam Tong52Credited
Juliet HarperOrphanMiranda Jones24Credited
JenkinsThird officerRonald GreenCredited
"Colonel" Jeremiah PikeHead of the Pike clan / Former Confederate Irregular colonelEarle Hodgins66Credited
Nelson PikeJeremiah Pike's nephewJohn Beradino41Credited
Tad PikeJeremiah Pike's nephew
Allen Case24Credited
Stagecoach driverTex Terry40Credited
Stagecoach guardBuff Brady56Credited
Juliet's aunt and uncleMentioned
Julient's brotherMentioned
Juliet's parentsMentioned




Andrew V. McLaglen
Assistant DirectorHoward Joslin

CreatorsHerb Meadow & Sam Rolfe
WriterGene Roddenberry
Script SupervisorRichard Chaffee
Story EditorDon Ingalls
ProducerSam Rolfe
Production ManagerGlenn Cook
Director of PhotographyStuart Thompson, A.S.C.
Opening Theme Music ComposerBernard Hermann (Herrmann)

"Ballad of Paladin" SingerJohnny Western
"Ballad of Paladin" written by Johnny Western, Richard Boone, Sam Rolfe
Supervising EditorFred W. Berger, A.C.E.
Film EditorHarry Coswick, A.C.E.
Optical EffectsJack Rabin & Louis DeWitt
Sound EditorRoderick Sound, Inc.
Property MasterMike Gordon
Makeup Artist
Donald (W.) Roberson
Hair Stylist
Madine Danks, C.H.S.
WardrobeJoseph Dimmitt

Set DecoratorRaymond Boltz, Jr.

Set DesignPaul Sylos, Jr.
CastingStalmaster-Lister Co.
Richard Boone's Stunt Double
Hal Needham
Production CompaniesA CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Television Network Production, Filmaster Productions

Recording Company'Westrex Recording System
ATFP (Alliance of TV Film Producers)




Filming Locations

Paramount Studios – 5555 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America


Closing Credits background
Lone Pine – California, United States of America


Historical Reference

Confederate Irregulars


Geographic References

Sandwich Islands (Hawaii)
San Francisco, California, United States of America
Sonobar County


Gastronomic Delights

Champagne de Loire
Napoleon brandy


Have Gun – Will Travel episodes (written, spoken and credits). Internet Movie Database (IMDb), authors (cited), philosophers (cited), poets (cited) and individual observation.


Note: Give credit when credit is due. Suggestions for corrections, additions and deletions are welcome through the Dispatch Rider. Please provide information and the grounds on which the claim is based.