The Wedding Party


Season:      4 episode 17
Series Episode: 109
Air Date: January 29, 1963
Laramie TV series
A Revue Studios production



Daisy baked the cake so she and Slim are off to the wedding, if Slim’s friend doesn’t ruin the party.


Casts & Crew Lists


CharacterRoleActorActor AgeStatus
"Slim" ShermanOwner - Sherman ranch and relay stationJohn Smith31Credited
Jess HarperPart owner - Sherman ranch and relay stationRobert Fuller29Credited
Daisy CooperSherman housekeeperSpring Byington75Credited
Mike WilliamsOrphanDennis Holmes12Credited
Ed BishopStacey Bishop's fatherBarton MacLaneCredited
Marilee BishopStacey Bishop's sisterBarbara ParkinsCredited
Stacey BishopGil Harrison's ex-wifeJacqueline ScottCredited
Gil HarrisonStacey's ex-husband/OutlawEd NelsonCredited
PikeOutlawBill BoyettCredited
Lee TaylorStacey's fianceRonald FosterCredited
Red WheelerEd Bishop's foremanRuss BenderCredited
Frank WheelerRed Wheeler's sonChuck CourtneyCredited
PeteOutlawLeonard P. GeerCredited
VinceOutlawBill CatchingCredited



DirectorJesse Hibbs
TeleplayAlbert Aley & John Champion
StoryJohn Champion
ProducerJohn Champion
Assistant to ProducerRod Peterson
Laramie ThemeCyril J. Mockridge
Director of PhotographyRay Rennahan, A. S. C.
Associate ProducerDan Ullman
Art DirectorRussell Kimball
Editorial Dept. Head/SupervisorDavid J. O'Connell
Editorial Color ConsultantAlex Quiroga
Color Processing byConsolidated Film Industries
Film EditorRay C. de Vally, A. C. E.
Musical SupervisionStanley Wilson
SoundJohn W. Rixey
Makeup ArtistJack Barron
Hair StylistFlorence Bush
Costume & WardrobeVincent Dee
Series StuntmenPaul 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 DirectorGeorge Bisk
Set DecorationJohn McCarthy & Ralph Sylos



Epilogue – based on the teleplay by Albert Aley & John C. Champion and story by John C. Champion


(SLIM is playing “Red River Valley” on the harmonica. JESS is repairing his holster. DAISY is mixing a batter and MIKE is drinking water. MIKE walks over to DAISY and tries to filch some batter.)


DAISY: Your homework. Now!


MIKE: (Walks over to the table) Slim, tell me some more about the wedding.


SLIM :Well, there’s nothin’ else to tell, Mike.


MIKE: With all that fightin’ there musta been somethin’ ya left out.


SLIM: (Looks over at JESS) Come to think of it, there was one thing I forgot to tell ya.


JESS: Sure there was. ‘Bout how you hid under the bed when all the shootin’ started.


SLIM: Na, it was after that. At the weddin’ ceremony, Marilee and I got to talking about Jess.


JESS: About me? I thought you were the one she was trying to hitch up with.


SLIM: Not any more, pard. After what I told her about you, you’re the number one choice.


JESS: I am? Well, I don’t even know her.


SLIM: Doesn’t make any difference. Matter of fact, she’s ridin’ out here tomorrow. Wouldn’t surprise me none if she didn’t bring that preacher wi’ her. (Performs a run on the harmonica)


JESS: (Jumps up from his chair and heads for the kitchen.) Daisy, is he telling the truth?


MIKE: (Speaking quietly to SLIM) You’re just stringing him along, aren’t ya?


SLIM: Yeah, but don’t you tell him that, huh? (Begins playing the “Red River Valley” again.)




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