“No Second Chance”
Season: 2 episode 11
Series Episode: 42
Air Date: December 6, 1960
Laramie TV series starring John Smith and Robert Fuller
A Revue Studios production
It’s no holds barred when a woman swears revenge against the stage line.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||29||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||27||Credited|
|Fran Erikson||Dan Erikson's daughter||Fay Spain||28||Credited|
|Kem Backer||Founding his own stageline||Jeff Richards||34||Credited|
|Lon Mathews||Laramie sheriff||Richard Coogan||46||Credited|
|Smudge||Mr. Stevens' wagon driver||Dub Taylor||53||Credited|
|Tracy||Ken Backer's gunman||William Bryant||36||Credited|
|Ken Backer's foreman||Bob Morgan||44||Credited|
|Gip||Ken Backer's employee||Uncredited|
|Garth||Rancher and relay station owner||Rand Brooks||41||Uncredited|
|Stagecoach driver||George Sowards||72||Uncredited|
|Dan Erikson||Front owner (founder) of the Overland stageline||Mentioned|
|Mr. Stevens||Owner of the logging transportation company||Mentioned|
|Producer||John C. Champion|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril J. Mockridge|
|Music Score||Cyril J. Mockridge|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Lloyd S Papez|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Film Editor||Eugene Pendleton|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Makeup Artist||Jack Barron|
|Hair Stylist||Florence Bush|
|Costume & Wardrobe||Vincent Dee|
|Series Stuntmen (uncredited)||Paul Baxley, Joe Canutt. Bill Catching, Chuck Courtney, John Daheim, Leonard P. Geer, Sol Gorss, Hemet, Charles Horvath, Robert F. Hoy, Loren Janes, Allen Pinson, Chuck Roberson, Ronnie Rondell Jr., Dean Smith, Tom Steele, Jerry Summers, Jack Williams|
Note: Robert Fuller often performed his own stunts in the series.
|Assistant Director||James H. Brown|
|Set Decoration||John McCarthy & Perry Murdock|
Epilogue – based on the script “No Second Chance” by Frank Chase
(FRAN ERICKSON walks out of the Laramie hotel door. JESS HARPER and SLIM SHERMAN walk up and tip their hats.)
SLIM SHERMAN: Fran
FRAN ERICKSON: Hello
SLIM SHERMAN: Understand you’re leavin’.
FRAN ERICKSON: Tomorrow. Can you ever forgive me?
SLIM SHERMAN: We did that the night you got hurt.
FRAN ERICKSON: Well, I’m afraid I had that coming. I hear Smudge is going back to work next week.
JESS HARPER: Yeah, mean and onery as ever.
FRAN ERICKSON: (Laughs)
SLIM SHERMAN: Garth and his missus thank you for the check. It will help out a lot.
FRAN ERICKSON: Only trouble is… I owe a lot more than I can pay.
SLIM SHERMAN: Everyone carries mistakes, Fran. You just learn to live with them.
(A buggy, driven by LON MATHEWS, comes up in front of the group. LON MATHEWS steps down from the buggy.)
LON MATHEWS: All ready, Fran?
FRAN ERICKSON: Yes. Thanks for everything, boys. Goodbye and good luck.
(LON MATHEWS helps FRAN ERICKSON into the buggy. SLIM SHERMAN and JESS HARPER watch with a quizzical look on their faces.)
LON MATHEWS: Like I keep telling you, boys, stay loose.
(LON MATHEWS and FRAN ERICKSON drive off in the buggy.)
SLIM SHERMAN: There’s a girl that’s got pret’ near everything. Looks, brains, money. ‘Cept she’s unlucky.
JESS HARPER: How’s that?
SLIM SHERMAN: She played her cards right, she coulda had one of us.
(SLIM SHERMAN and JESS HARPER give each other the once over. JESS HARPER shakes his head negatively. and they both smile.)
Tappet Falls, Wyoming Territory, United States of America
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