CTVA Western - "Bat Masterson" (ZIV/NBC) Season 3 (1960-61)

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Starring Gene Barry
Season 3 (NBC) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Louis H. Allgood, Sal Crisanti
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)


 
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NBC Thursdays 8:30pm Eastern

3.01 [075] Bat Masterson: DEBT OF HONOR (1960.09.29)
Edgar Buchanan ................ Cactus Charlie
Paul Langton .................. Marshal
Gordon Hall ................... Gordon Hall
Hal Baylor .................... Eli Fisher
Page Slattery ................. Marc Branden
Jack Lester ................... Eddy
Bat's friend Cactus Charlie hayden strikes gold. When he repays Bat for
staking him, it's revealed that the gold is part of a missing shipment.

3.02 [076] Bat Masterson: LAW  OF THE LAND (1960.10.06)
Howard Petrie ................. Hugh Blaine
Leo Gordon .................... Red Eric Pederson
Barbara Lawrence .............. Melanie Haywood
Ray Teal ...................... H.G. Cogswell
Allen Jaffe ................... Wolff
Buff Brady .................... Guard
Though his sympathies lie with the open range cattlemen in their fight
against their old enemy, the railroads, Bat doesn't countenance their lawlessness.

3.03 [077] Bat Masterson: BAT TRAP
13Oct60 NBC Thur
Guest Cast:
Lon Chaney, Jr. ............... Rance Fletcher
Maggie Pierce ................. Amber Mason
Frank Ferguson ................ Dick Pearch
Jack Ging ..................... Billy Webb
Dick Ryan ..................... Burt Mason
Robin Riley ................... Eddie
Bat has his hands full at Midas Creek. The town council hires him to judge
the turkey-shoot, and make sure the bully-boy Rance Fletcher doesn't mess up the fun.

3.04 [078] Bat Masterson: THE RAGE OF PRINCESS ANN (1960.10.20)
Ronald Hayes .................. Jeremy French
Paul Lambert .................. Ulbrecht
Elaine Stewart ................ Ann Eaton
Bat, in partnership with mine owner Augustus Ulbrecht, reaps the wages of mismanagement.

3.05 [079] Bat Masterson: THE HUNTER (1960.10.27)
John Vivyan ................... Sir Edward Marion
Sue Randall ................... Elizabeth
Mickey Simpson ................ Donovan
Gerald Melton ................. Middlewirth
Brett King .................... Johnny Hillman
When Sir Edward Marion unexpectedly downs a famous "fast gun," he attains
a certain dangerous notoriety, which brings him to the notice of Bat.

3.06 [080] Bat Masterson: MURDER CAN BE DANGEROUS (1960.11.03)
Tipp McClure .................. Shad
Kathleen Crowley .............. Marri Brewster
Ken Drake ..................... Secret
Allison Hayes ................. Ellie Winters
Phil Dean
Gambling hall owner Bat is mystified when business booms but profits
plummet. Investigating, he finds his partner's fingers in the cash drawer.

3.07 [081] Bat Masterson: HIGH CARD LOSES (1960.11.10)
Joan O'Brien .................. Eileen
Jean Blake .................... Mildred
Leatrice Leigh ................ Ann
Paul Fierro ................... Jose Tomas Reilly
Marshall Reed ................. Romer
Francis J. McDonald ........... Winkler
Don Douglas ................... Bank Manager
Ray Ballard ................... Clerk
Gallant Bat turns Cupid's little mailman. When the man escorting three
mail-order brides to Noble Creek is shot, Bat becomes his replacement.

3.08 [082] Bat Masterson: DAKOTA SHAKEDOWN (1960.11.17)
Tom Gilson .................... Jocko Dakota
Kasey Rogers .................. Francie Wallace
Quentin Sondergaard ........... Jeb Dakota
Les Hellman ................... Gus Dakota
James Best .................... Danny
James Seay
Bat has his work cut out for him after brothers Jeb, Gus, and Jocko Dakota gun down the lawman in their town.

3.09 [083] Bat Masterson: THE LAST OF THE NIGHT RAIDERS (1960.11.24)
Paula Raymond ................. Angie Pierce
Don O'Kelly ................... Jack Doolin
Eugene Martin ................. Jimmy
Steve Mitchell ................ Tulsa Jack
William Vaughn ................ Arkansas Tom
Harry Clexx ................... Stableman
The Doolin boys, one of the roughest crowds on the frontier, terrorize Angie Pierce and her son. Angie seeks Bat's protection.

3.10 [084] Bat Masterson: LAST STOP TO AUSTIN  (1960.12.01)
Jan Merlin .................... Kid Jimmy Fresh
Charles Reade ................. Teller
Robert Karnes ................. Marshal
Susan Cummings ................ Rona Glyn
Charles Fredericks ............ Sheriff Ankers
Bat sees in a youthful gunslinger the image of an old friend who had diedin an Indian battle years ago.
He sets out to discover if the boy is the  orphaned son of his friend.

3.11 [085] Bat Masterson: A TIME TO DIE (1960.12.15)
Robert Strauss ................ Howard C. Smith
William Tannen ................ Sheriff Geary
Jack Searl .................... Desk Clerk
Art Stewart ................... Old Man
Leslie Parrish ................ Lisa Anders
Bat has important testimony to offer at the trial of H.C. Smith, charged with murdering Bat's friend during a card game.

3.12 [086] Bat Masterson: DEATH BY DECREE (1960.12.22)
Paul Richards ................. Marshal Corbett
June Blair .................... Constance Whitney
Allen Jaffe ................... Bolo
Raymond Bailey ................ Justice Bradshaw
Robert F. Simon ............... Harrison Whitney
Wayne Treadway ................ Bank Manager
Shot Gun Falls' gambling casino, with a string of debts tied to it, falls to Bat in the will of a gambler friend.
When Bat is pressed for payment on  the mortgage, he discovers the property's value has unexpectedly increased.

3.13 [087] Bat Masterson: THE LADY PLAYS HER HAND (1960.12.29)
Wanda Hendrix ................. Daphne Kaye
William Schallert ............. George Winston
Robert Lynn ................... Zach
Johnny Seven .................. Burt Comers
Judith Rawlins ................ Elsie
Dave Cameron .................. Danny Simms
Tom London .................... Pop
Daphne Kaye, blackjack dealer at Bat's casino, officiates while gambler George Winston breaks the bank.
 She ends up out of work, and Bat ends up  out one casino.

3.14 [088] Bat Masterson: TEMPEST AT TIOGA PASS (1961.01.05)
Hank Patterson ................ Soda Smith
George Macready ............... Clyde Richards
John Burns .................... Hunch
Jack Reitzen .................. Motto
Bat helps Clyde Richards' crew build a road westward from Nevada to California.

3.15 [089] Bat Masterson: THE COURT MARTIAL OF MAJOR MARS (1961.01.12)
John Anderson ................. Major Liam Mars
Peggy Knudsen ................. Lottie Tremaine
John Duke ..................... Magnus
Glen Gordon ................... Jake Sims
Dick Wilson ................... Tobias Tinker
Stephen Ellsworth ............. Amos Rapp
Not comfort and rest, but capture and torture, await Major Liam Mars when
he arrives by stage at Crazy Creek station, in company with Bat and Miss Lottie Tremaine.

3.16 [090] Bat Masterson: THE PRICE OF PARADISE (1961.01.19)
Richard Arlen ................. Sheriff Rainey
Diane Cannon .................. Jean Jansen
Lance Fuller .................. Walker Hayes
People such as tax collectors, Bat, and other credits are thrown out of
Walker Hayes' saloon when they come in to collect from Hayes.

3.17 [091] Bat Masterson: END OF THE LINE (1961.01.26)
Liam Sullivan ................. Dick Jeffers
Denver Pyle ................... Walsh
Thom Carney ................... Captain Scott
Paul Lukather ................. Lieutenant
All in a day's work for railroader Bat: fire, Indians, hail, and the loss
of two wagons of expensive equipment go over a cliff, carrying 4 men with it.

3.18 [092] Bat Masterson: THE PRESCOTT CAMPAIGN (1961.02.02)
John Dehner ................... Marshal Ben Holt
Philip Ober ................... Sil Guild
George Sawaya ................. Harry Sutton
Valerie Allen ................. Catherine Guild
Emory Parnell ................. Ira Ponder
Joseph Crehan ................. Thomas Bolland
Bat faces a question: Is Marshal Ben Hol the law, or not the law?

3.19 [093] Bat Masterson: BULLWHACKER'S BOUNTY (1961.02.16)
Jack Lambert .................. Wancho Tully
Will Wright ................... Billy Willow
Jan Shepard ................... Jody Reese
Rayford Barnes ................ Ed Twister
J.L. Smith
It's "wagons, ho!" when wagon master Bat leads a convoy carrying explosives.
For want of better manpower, he settles for some not-too-trustworthy renegades.

3.20 [094] Bat Masterson: A LESSON IN VIOLENCE (1961.02.23)
Virginia Gregg ................ Nora Grant
Allen Jaffe ................... Cross
Richard Eastham ............... Orin Dilts
Larry Darr .................... Page Grant
Jerry Catron .................. John Grant
A shotgun-toting Texas lady meets Bat when he goes to Nora Grant's farm in Beaumont, Texas.
This is most surprising as his arrival is in response to  an urgent telegram that he hurry there.

3.21 [095] Bat Masterson: RUN FOR YOUR MONEY (1961.03.02)
Ray Hamilton .................. Terry Bowen
Gerald Mohr ................... Crimp Ward
Jan Harrison .................. Lori Adams
Carlyle Mitchell .............. Theo Stebbins
Robert Swan ................... Charlie Bassett
Dennis Moore .................. Hacker
Harry Woods ................... Dr. Fleming
Bat turns banker in Denver and discovers that having gold isn't enough -
you've got to be able to convince other people you've got it.

3.22 [096] Bat Masterson: TERROR ON THE TRINITY (1961.03.09)
William Conrad ................ Dick MacIntyre
Lisa Lu ....................... Hsieh-Lin
Mickey Morton ................. Bearded Man
Wally Campo ................... Mickey
Billy Wells ................... Bob Bradbury
"The twain" finally meet in a Bat Masterson adventure involving a beautiful
Chinese girl and a gigantic young man in an adventure involving a lottery and a mining claim.

3.23 [097] Bat Masterson: EPISODE IN EDEN (1961.03.16)
Bek Nelson .................... Martha Yale
Bob Rice ...................... Sam Shanks
Ken Drake ..................... Ron Daigle
Dan White ..................... Sheriff Sloane
Bat stakes his life to establish justice in the desert town of Eden, New Mexico.

3.24 [098] Bat Masterson: THE GOOD AND THE BAD (1961.03.23)
Robert Ivers .................. Charley Boy
Anna Navarro .................. Teresa Martinez
Jeanette Nolan ................ Sister Mary Paul
Grace Lee Whitney ............. Louise Talbot
Gallant Bat ransoms a Medal of Honor in an adventure with heartless men.

3.25 [099] Bat Masterson: NO AMNESTY FOR DEATH
30-Mar-1961

De Kelley in "Bat Masterson - No Amnesty for Death" Pt. 1  -  Pt. 2  - Pt. 3
Robert Blake .................. Bil MacWilliams
R.G. Armstrong ................ Marshal MacWilliams
Betty Barry ................... Mrs. Kendall
DeForest Kelley ............... Brock Martin
The town of Las Tables is about to hang three men when Bat finds Marshal
MacWilliams' son hiding in the Las Tables graveyard.

3.26 [100] Bat Masterson: LEDGER OF GUILT (1961.04.06)
Jean Allison .................. Lorna
Jack Hogan .................... Johnny Quinn
Don Wilbanks .................. Leith Windsor
Barry Kelley .................. Frank Williams
Trudy Ellison ................. Honey Evans
The town of Meeker, Colorado, is made frightful by the invasion of three men set upon killing one of its women.

3.27 [101] Bat Masterson: MEETING AT MIMBERS (1961.04.13)
Warren Oates .................. Cat Crail
John Burns .................... Jess Crail
Harry Shannon ................. Jobe Crail
Don O'Kelly ................... Tom Smith
Bat is on the scene when horse-thieves Cat and Jess Crail try to trigger a war between two Indian tribes.

3.28 [102] Bat Masterson: DAGGER DANCE (a.k.a. "Valley of Death")
(1961.04.20)
George Eldredge ............... Colonel Downey
Ken Mayer ..................... Major Whitsett
Marya Stevens ................. Nione
William Tannen ................ Doc
Byron Morrow .................. Amos Judd
Tom Greenway .................. Ben Pick
Army Civilian Scout Bat nearly gets his neck stretched in an affair involving Colorado politics.

3.29 [103] Bat Masterson: THE FOURTH MAN (1961.04.27)
George Kennedy ................ Zeke Armitage
Dehl Berti .................... Grant Barth
Audrey Dalton ................. Cally Armitage
Mickey Finn ................... Hunk Bass
Kevin Hagen ................... Ace Williams
When Bat arrives in Lordsbury to meet a friend, he changes his mind, making a different appointment instead.

3.30 [104] Bat Masterson: DEAD MAN'S CLAIM (1961.05.04)
Charles Maxwell ............... HArvey Mason
Taffy Paul .................... Ann Elkins
Craig Duncan .................. Clay Adams
Chuck Webster ................. Judd Wlkins
Tyler McVey ................... Vernon Ellwood
John Close .................... Jenkins
The cry of "Silver!" is heard again in Monument city, ghost mining camp once scene of a historic silver strike. 
Prospector Bat, who has an old claim, returns to Monument city to find he's roadblocked by a pair of  interlopers.

3.31 [105] Bat Masterson: THE MARBLE SLAB (1961.05.11)
Erin O'Brien .................. Marie
Marvin Miller ................. John Kelso
Bob Rice
Rick Vallin
Bat becomes a "Pinkerton." The famous detective agency, baffled in their attempts to expose crime 
chieftain John Kelso, enlists Bat to find evidence that will put him behind bars permanently.

3.32 [106] Bat Masterson: FARMER WITH A BADGE (1961.05.18)
John Agar ..................... Sam Phelps
Gregory Walcott ............... Lou
King Calder ................... Dinny Cave
Jackie Loughery ............... Martha Phelps
Bat nearly gets one tombstone more than he bargained for while en route to Tombstone, Arizona.

3.33 [107] Bat Masterson: THE FATAL GARMENT (1961.05.25)
Ronald Hayes .................. Wyatt Earp
Ed Nelson ..................... Browder
Lisa Gaye ..................... Elena
Les Hellman ................... Outlaw
Bat takes on the job of guard and bouncer in El Paso's famed Royal flush
Saloon. Before Bat can earn his keep, he runs into serious trouble.

3.34 [108] Bat Masterson: JEOPARDY AT JACKSON HOLE  (final episode of "Bat Masterson")
(1961.06.01)
Joan Tabor .................... Kate
Larry Pennell ................. Cal Beamus
Ronald Foster ................. Sheriff Simpson
Paul Dubov .................... Tom Fulton
Harry Fleer ................... Harvey Field
Nick Paul ..................... Al Stowe
It's a showdown at Jackson Hole when Bat ferrets out the men who murdered one of his friends.

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