Season: 4 episode 15
Series Episode: 107
Air Date: January 15, 1963
Laramie TV series starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes
A Revue Studios production
Slim offers to take a girl, in protective custody, out to the ranch and trouble follows.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||John Smith||31||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Part owner - Sherman ranch and relay station||Robert Fuller||29||Credited|
|Daisy Cooper||Sherman housekeeper||Spring Byington||75||Credited|
|Mike Williams||Orphan||Dennis Holmes||12||Credited|
|Sheriff Mort Cory||Laramie sheriff||Stuart Randall||53||Credited|
|Walt Douglas||Overland stageline superintendant||David Brian||48||Credited|
|Alicia Douglas (alias Leona)||Walt Douglas' daughter||Ann Helm||24||Credited|
|Matt Phillips||Stagecoach driver||Uncredited|
|Stagecoach driver 2||Jason Johnson||55||Uncredited|
|Ben Dooley||Saloon owner||Mentioned|
|Story||John Champion & Daniel Ullman|
|Assistant to Producer||Rod Peterson|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||Russell Kimball|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||David J. O'Connell|
|Editorial Color Consultant||Alex Quiroga|
|Color Processing by||Consolidated Film Industries|
|Film Editor||John C. Fuller, A.C.E.|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|Sound||John W. Rixey|
|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, 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||Wallace Worsley Jr.|
|Set Decoration||John McCarthy & Ralph Sylos|
Epilogue – based on the teleplay “Protective Custody” by Paul Savage and story by John C. Champion & Dan Ullman
(A carriage drives up up to the Sherman ranch house with WALT and ALECIA DOUGLAS inside. SLIM SHERMAN and DAISY COOPER come outside from the ranch house front door.)
SLIM SHERMAN:Well, I can tell by looking at you two, the hearin’ went the way you wanted.
WALT DOUGLAS: Yes it did, Slim. Thanks to the sheriff, Alicia’s paroled in my custody.
DAISY COOPER: Oh, that is wonderful. It’s the way I hoped it would happen. I baked a pie for the occasion. Come on in and tell us all about it.
WALT DOUGLAS: No thanks, Mrs. Cooper. I’m not leaving this rig until I get home. Then I’m going to sleep for six months.
(JESS HARPER and MIKE WILLIAMS come up to the rig.)
JESS HARPER: Hi Mr. Douglas. Leona.
ALECIA DOUGLAS: It’s Alicia again, Mr. Harper.
JESS HARPER: Well, that’s good. It’s a nice name.
MIKE WILLIAMS: I like Leona, myself.
DAISY COOPER: Oh, Mike (Laughing).
ALECIA DOUGLAS: I don’t know how to thank you all. But, well I know things are going to work out for Dad and me, together. I know they will.
DAISY COOPER: Of course they will. But you must have patience. Give it time.
WALT DOUGLAS: Let’s go home. All right, driver.
(The carriage leaves.)
JESS HARPER: Well, Slim, don’t reckon we’ll have to worry about any more outlaws messing with our shipments. Not after the way you handled it.
SLIM SHERMAN: Well you know, I did have quite a bit of luck too, Jess.
JESS HARPER: Well, I guess that’s what heros are made of. Part luck and part plain foolishness.
SLIM SHERMAN: What’d you say?
JESS HARPER: I said foolishness. If you’da kept your big nose out of it in the first place, probably nothing’d ever happen. (Turns away from SLIM SHERMAN)
SLIM SHERMAN: (Knocks off JESS HARPER’s hat and chases him into the forge area)
Sources: Laramie episodes (written, spoken and credits), Internet Movie Database (IMDb) and individual observation
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