Season: 1 episode 27
Series Episode: 27
Air Date: March 22, 1960
Laramie TV series starring John Smith, Hoagy Carmichael, Robert Crawford, Jr. and Robert Fuller
A Revue Studio production
Jess and Slim find themselves caught between the homesteaders and ranchers, and the bullets are flying.
Cast & Crew Lists
|"Slim" Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch & Relay Station||John Smith||29||Credited|
|Jess Harper||Sherman ranch hand||Robert Fuller||26||Credited|
|Andy Sherman||Owner - Sherman Ranch & Relay Station||Robert Crawford, Jr.||15||Credited|
|Roy Allen||Laramie nester||William Phipps||38||Credited|
|Gilman "Gil" Craig||Leader of the homesteaders||Vince Edwards||31||Credited|
|Ben Greer||Laramie rancher||Ted de Corsai||54||Credited|
|Celie Rawlins||Luke Rawlin's wife/Craig Allen's paramour||Mari Aldon||31||Credited|
|Luke Rawlins||Laramie rancher||Herbert Rudley||50||Credited|
|Sam Willard||Hired gun leader||Robert Bray||42||Credited|
|Train conductor||Bobby Hall||Credited|
|Laramie sheriff||Baynes Barron||42||Credited|
|Hedy Allen||Roy Allen's wife||Uncredited|
|Richards||Gilman Craig's employee||Uncredited|
|Ben||Craig Allen's employee||Uncredited|
|Laramie rancher||Jack Perrin||63||Uncredited|
|Laramie rancher||Paul Kruger||64||Uncredited|
|Laramie rancher||Edwin Rochelle||53||Uncredited|
|Rawlins' ranch hand||Rod McGaughy||37||Uncredited|
|Rawlins' ranch hand||Chick Sheridan||58||Uncredited|
|John Wesley Hardin||Hired gun||Mentioned|
|Cole Younger||Hired gun||Mentioned|
|Santa Anna||Ex-president of Mexico||Mentioned|
|Teleplay||Donn Mullally & Lee Erwin|
|Story||Oliver Drake & Al Martin|
|Producer||John C. Champion|
|Laramie Theme||Cyril Mockridge|
|Music Score||Albert Sendrey|
|Director of Photography||Ray Rennahan, A. S. C.|
|Associate Producer||Dan Ullman|
|Art Director||George Patrick|
|Editorial Dept. Head/Supervisor||Richard G. Wray, A.C.E.|
|Film Editor||Ray de Vally|
|Musical Supervision||Stanley Wilson|
|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, Hemet, 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||George Bisk|
|Set Decoration||Perry Murdock|
Epilogue – based on “The Protectors,” a teleplay by Donn Mullally & Lee Erwin and story by Oliver Drake & Al Martin
(ANDY SHERMAN, JESS HARPER, and SLIM SHERMAN are in the front room of the Sherman ranch house. ANDY SHERMAN is writing a letter at the table, SLIM SHERMAN is reading, and JESS HARPER is resting on a chair in front of the fireplace.)
ANDY SHERMAN: Jess, how do you spell “sodbuster?
JESS HARPER: S-O-D-B-U
SLIM SHERMAN: No, Jess, it’s two words. You know, with that thing-a-ma-jig in the middle.
JESS HARPER: You mean a hypher.
ANDY SHERMAN: No. That’s a cow.
JESS HARPER: No, a heifer’s a cow.
ANDY SHERMAN: Well, that’s what I just said.
JESS HARPER: Well, isn’t a hypher somethin’ different?
SLIM SHERMAN: It sure is, and the word’s hyphen. Pick another word, Andy.
ANDY SHERMAN: Well you told me I couldn’t use “nester.” Now the trouble’s all settled, said it wasn’t right.
SLIM SHERMAN: So?
ANDY SHERMAN: Well, I gotta call ’em something. How else will Jonesy know that I’m talking about?
SLIM SHERMAN: There’s a lot of things you can call ’em. Like, umm…use sodbuster.
ANDY SHERMAN: Sure: How do you spell it?
JESS HARPER: I forget.
ANDY SHERMAN: (Slams pencil down on top of the paper) Writin’ letters is too hard. Guess I’ll wait till Jonesy gets back and tell him about it. (Tears off the letter.)
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