CTVA Western - "The Deputy" (Revue/NBC) Season 1 (1959-60)

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Starring Henry Fonda & Allen Case
Season 1 (NBC) (1959-60)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Tom Dischley, Tom Alger, Sal Crisanti, Robert B Huggins, Rina Fox, James Beer

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 Saturdays 9:00 pm Eastern

 1.01 The Deputy: BADGE FOR A DAY [pilot]
Revue Prod. no. 13001
12Sep1959 NBC Sat
Producer William Frye
Writer Roland Kibbee
Director Don Medford
Director of photography Lionel Lindon
Editor Sam E. Waxman
Assistant Director Lou Watt
Music Jack Marshall
Guest cast:
Robert J. Wilke ...... Ace Gentry
James Griffith ....... Ballard
Steven Ritch ......... Cowboy
Earl Hansen .......... Stubber
Quentin Sondergaard .. Tomick
Synopsis:
Fry is following two train robbers. He tricks a storekeeper into helping him trap and capture them. [RF]

1.02 The Deputy: THE WILD WIND
Revue Prod. no. 13002
19Sep1959 NBC Sat
Writer N.B. Stone Jr.
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Richard Shannon ...... Bull Ward
Gary Vinson .......... Hi-pockets
John Ashley .......... Trooper Nelson
Joel Colin ........... Tommy Wilson
Catherine McLeod ..... Charlotte Nelson
Synopsis:
Fry entrusts a rustling suspect with a gold shipment. [RF]

1.03 The Deputy: BACK TO GLORY
Revue Prod. no. 13007
26Sep1959 NBC Sat
Writer Charles B. Smith
Director Felix Feist
Guest cast:
Frank De Kova ........ the Killer
Marie Windsor ........ Angela
Carol Leigh .......... Lily
Jack Lambert ......... Keever
Larry Perron ......... Scott
Synopsis:
The lawmen hunt for a band of killers. [RF]

1.04 The Deputy: SHADOW OF THE NOOSE
Revue Prod. no. 13012
03Oct1959 NBC Sat
Writer Roland Kibbee
Director Robert B. Sinclair
Guest cast:
Clu Gulager .......... The Drifter
Denver Pyle .......... Akins
John McKee ........... Hollister
Frank Hagney ......... Bartender
William A. Henry ..... First Outsider
John Cliff ........... Second Outsider
Bud Osborne .......... Barfly
Synopsis:
Fry tries to protect his prisoner from a lynch mob. [RF]

1.05 The Deputy: POWDER KEG
Revue Prod. no. 13009
10Oct1959 NBC Sat
Writer Roland Kibbee
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Onslow Stevens ....... Tom Deaver
Read Morgan .......... Vince
Christopher Dark ..... Hawk
Ben Bigelow .......... Jess
Synopsis:
While Tom Deaver stands trial for selling gunpowder to the Apaches, McCord
investigates evidence that may prove Deaver innocent. [RF]

1.06 The Deputy: LIKE FATHER
Revue Prod. no. 13003
17Oct1959 NBC Sat
Writer Jerry Sackheim
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Fred Beir ............ Brad Vantage
James Westerfield .... Ches Vantage
Tom Laughlin ......... Jim Stanton
Paul Engle ........... Ted
Mickey Simpson ....... Gabe Willow
Synopsis:
McCord seeks to learn why the town's veterinarian is the target of a paid gunman. [RF]

1.07 The Deputy: PROOF OF GUILT
Revue Prod. no. 13005
24Oct1959 NBC Sat
Director Arthur Lubin
Guest cast:
Harry Stevens ........ Joe Carey
Whitney Blake ........ Ellen Hart
Aldon Warder ......... Hart
Roy Barcroft
Mark Tapscott
Synopsis:
A reformed outlaw confesses to a robbery committed by his son. [RF]

1.08 The Deputy: THE JOHNNY SHANKS STORY
Revue Prod. no. 13013
31Oct1959 NBC Sat
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Skip Homeier ......... Johnny Shanks
Paul Campbell ........ Gib Kinman
Margo Lungreen ....... Athelia
Synopsis:
Johnny Shanks is a man trying to outrun the law and bounty hunters. [RF]

1.09 The Deputy: FOCUS OF DOOM
Revue Prod. no. 13008
07Nov1959 NBC Sat
Teleplay Sidney Michaels
Story Michel Kraike
Director Arthur Lubin
Guest cast:
Eduard Franz ......... Wilk
Dennis Patrick ....... Regan
Vic Perrin ........... Madden
Clarke Alexander ..... Barker
Synopsis:
Certain that Lamson is marked for murder, Fry sends the marshal out of town and
sets himself up as decoy. [RF]

1.10 The Deputy: THE BIG FOUR
Revue Prod. no. 13015
14Nov1959 NBC Sat
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Henry Brandon ........ Johnny Ringo
Richard Bakalyan ..... Billy the Kid
Gerald Milton ........ Curly Bill Brocius
Charles Fredericks ... Ike Clanton
Synopsis:
McCord infiltrates a group of outlaws to inform Fry of their plans. [RF]

1.11 The Deputy: THE NEXT BULLET
Revue Prod. no. 13016
28Nov1959 NBC Sat
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Brad Weston .......... Tom Clements
Jennifer Lea ......... Ann
Walter Coy ........... Benson
Synopsis:
A note pinned to a murder victim marks Lamson as the killer's next target. [RF]

1.12 The Deputy: THE DEAL
Revue Prod. no. 13011
05Dec1959 NBC Sat
Writer Herbert Purdum
Story Michel Kraike
Director Herschel Daugherty
Guest cast:
Kelly Thordsen ....... Hamish
Mel Welles ........... Jack Usher
Robert Osterloh ...... Quincannon
David Halper ......... Ted
Meri Welles .......... Woman
Synopsis:
To save kidnapped Fran's life, McCord is forced to help rob a payroll. [RF]

1.13 The Deputy: LAND GREED
Revue Prod. no. 13023
12Dec1959 NBC Sat
Writer Dale Eunson & Katherine Albert
Director Robert B. Sinclair
Guest Cast:
Vivian Vance ......... Emma Gant
Robin Riley .......... Billy
Synopsis:
Widow Emma Gant approaches Simon Fry with evidence that her and her son Billy are being forced off their land. [TA]
Synopsis:
Widow Emma Gant approaches Fry with evidence that she and her son are being forced off their land. [JB]
(Synd. Rerun Sat 6Mar 65 WNHC-8 (ABC) New Haven, CT 10:30 p.m. EST)

1.14 The Deputy: MAN OF PEACE
Revue Prod. no. 13021
19Dec1959 NBC Sat
Writer Roland Kibbee & Herbert Purdum
Director Frank Arrigo
Guest cast:
Edgar Buchanan ....... Isbel
Robert Warwick ....... Chief Magnus
Dennis Cross ......... Chivas
Robert Sampson ....... Micah
Arthur Kendall ....... Mordecai
Synopsis:
McCord journeys to an Apache camp on a peace-keeping mission. [RF]

1.15 The Deputy: THE ORPHANS
Revue Prod. no. 13029
26Dec1959 NBC Sat
Writer Katherine Albert
Director Frederick Stephani
Guest cast:
Carol Kelly .......... Mrs. Bean
Dennis Rush .......... Timmy
Lane Bradford ........ Finley
Karl Lukas ........... Dillon
Fred Sherman ......... Parson Leeds
Synopsis:
Fry baits a trap for three killers by fixing a raffle. [RF]

1.16 The Deputy: BACKFIRE
Revue Prod. no. 13006
02Jan1960 NBC Sat
Writer Wilton Schiller
Director James Hogan
Guest cast:
Paula Raymond ........ Peg Marlowe
Charles Cooper ....... Con Marlowe
Bob Steele ........... Fred Sooley
Robert Carson ........ Kin Maxwell
Tommy Cook ........... Len Harbin
Marshall Kent ........ First Citizen
Morgan Shaan ......... Second Citizen
Synopsis:
Lamson becomes the target of two gunmen hired by a vengeful widow. [RF]

1.17 The Deputy: HANG THE LAW
Revue Prod. no. 13020
09Jan1960 NBC Sat
Director Robert B. Sinclair
Guest Cast:
Martha Hyer .......... Joy Cartwright
Lillian Bronson ...... Blanche
Willard Sage ......... Reverend Cartwright
Grant Richards ....... Frank Ivy
Robert Foulk ......... Easter
Synopsis:
McCord is sentenced to hang for shooting a man in a gun battle. [TA]
Synopsis 2:
Fry enlists the help of a clergyman's sister to clear McCord of a murder charge. [RF]

1.18 The Deputy: THE SILENT GUN
Revue Prod. no. 13017
23Jan1960 NBC Sat
Director Sidney Lanfield
Guest cast:
Dean Fredericks ...... Pete Clemson
Marcia Henderson ..... Marian Whelan
Grandon Rhodes ....... the Mayor
Howard Wright ........ Stoner
Herbert C. Lytton .... Parnell Locke
James Parnell
Synopsis:
A stranger arrives in town and lets his gun do his talking. [RF]

1.19 The Deputy: THE HIDDEN MOTIVE
Revue Prod. no. 13024
30Jan1960 NBC Sat
Writer Jess Carneol & Kay Lenard
Director Sidney Lanfield
Guest cast:
Roxane Berard ........ Louise Spencer
Jeremy Slate ......... Red Dawson
Charlie Briggs ....... Bill Dawson
Paul Sheriff ......... Len Dawson
Synopsis:
Pretty Louise Spencer misinterprets McCord's efforts to console her after he
kills her husband in a gunfight. [RF]

1.20 The Deputy: LAWMAN'S BLOOD
Revue Prod. no. 13019
(aka Lawman's Gun)
06Feb1960 NBC Sat
Guest cast:
Philip Pine .......... Jack Burch
Willis Bouchey ....... Dr. Landy (recurring)
Ronnie Burns ......... Morgan Burch
George Keymas ........ Stacey
Mae Clarke ........... Mrs. Barker
Synopsis:
McCord searches for Doc Landy, who is being forced to treat a wounded outlaw. [RF]

1.21 The Deputy: THE RETURN OF SIMON FRY
Revue Prod. no. 13014
13Feb1960 NBC Sat
Writer Terence Maples
Director Arthur Lubin
Guest cast:
Stacy Keach .......... Vic Rufus
Peter Mamakos ........ Jubba
Hugh Sanders ......... Jake Carter
Larry Johns .......... Silas Jones
Frank Richards ....... Kipp
Synopsis:
Fry feigns death to flush out a would-be assassin. [RF]

1.22 The Deputy: QUEEN BEA
Revue Prod. no. 13031
20Feb1960 NBC Sat
Director Robert B. Sinclair
Guest cast:
Phyllis Avery ........ Beatrice Vale
Paul Dubov ........... Fletcher
Kim Spalding ......... Briscoe
Synopsis:
Protection racketeers move into Silver City. Their leader, Beatrice Vale plans to
ruin the small merchants so that she can set up a chain of stores in Arizona. [RF]

1.23 The Deputy: THE TWO FACES OF BOB CLAXTON
Revue Prod. no. 13025
27Feb1960 NBC Sat
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Robert Montgomery, Jr. Bob Claxton
Bob Hopkins .......... Mike Claxton
Johnny Seven ......... Pete Claxton
Ron Soble ............ Solomon Claxton
Rusty Lane ........... Judge Jones
Synopsis:
McCord and Fran try to rehabilitate a teenage thief. [RF]

1.24 [--] The Deputy: LADY WITH A MISSION
Revue Prod. no. 13028
05Mar1960 NBC Sat
Produced by Michael Kraike
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
Starring:
Henry Fonda (as Chief Marshal Simon Fry), Allen Case (as Deputy Clay McCord)
with:
Betty Lou Keim (as Fran McCord), Wallace Ford (as Marshal Herk Lamson)
Guest Cast:
Jan Clayton .............. Agatha Stone
Carleton Young ........... Sam Hodges
James Lanphier ........... Sloan
Tod Griffin .............. Tinney
Beverly Allison .......... Gloria
Tim Graham ............... Willis
Helen Kleep .............. Mrs. Lillem
Synopsis 1:
Miss Agatha Stone, "Champion of Women's Rights and Suffrage" comes to Silver City on her tour through the West.
The meeting in Silver City will bring together delegates of the Women's Rights cause from all over the territory.
Simon Fry and Herk foresee trouble, and trouble is what they get. (UK: 22Aug61 ITV A-R London, Tue 7:00pm)
Synopsis 2:
A suffragette incurs the wrath of male citizens. [RF]

1.25 The Deputy: THE BORDER BETWEEN
Revue Prod. no. 13010
12Mar1960 NBC Sat
Writer Hal Biller & Austin Kalish
Director Frank Arrigo
Guest cast:
Anna Kashfi .......... Felipa
Leo Gordon ........... Evan Sloat
Laurie Mitchell ...... Lorrie
Steve Mitchell ....... Zimmer
Brett Pearson ........ Powell
Billy M. Greene ...... Jasper Wilk
Synopsis:
Fry will be killed unless McCord finds the runaway daughter of a landowner. [RF]

1.26 The Deputy: FINAL PAYMENT
Revue Prod. no. 13030
19Mar1960 NBC Sat
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest cast:
Gerald Mohr .......... Dustin Groat
Kevin Hagen .......... Kemmer
Mari Aldon ........... Priscilla Groat
Charles Seel ......... Doc Miller (recurring)
Synopsis:
A paraplegic seeks revenge on McCord and Fran, whose father he blames for his condition. [RF]

1.27 The Deputy: DARK REWARD
Revue Prod. no. 13034
26Mar60 NBC Sat
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest Cast:
Jean Willes .......... Rosie
Richard Garland ...... Matt Ross
John Dennis .......... Hawkins
Frances Morris ....... Mrs. Carter
Synopsis:
Local businessmen have a plan to put an end to bank robers -
they offer a reward for dead ones. [TA]

1.28 The Deputy: MARKED FOR BOUNTY
Revue Prod. no. 13032
02Apr1960 NBC Sat
Written by William Yagemann
Directed by Sidney Lanfield
Guest Cast:
Ron Hayes ............ Ralph Jenson
Alan Baxter .......... Mort Harch
Edward Earle ......... Judge Jenson
Charles Seel ......... Doc Miller (recurring)
Raymond Hatton ....... Pete
Lee Turnbull ......... Guard
Regis Toomey ......... Warden Jess Martin
Vito Scotti .......... Jose (recurring)
Synopsis:
Tannerville Prison's Warden Jess Martin allows prisoner Ralph
Jenson to escape, with the agreement that he will return after
he has seen his father, Judge Jenson, who is dying. Jess tells
Simon Fry what he has done, but no one has reckoned with the
unscrupulous bounty-hunter Harch.
(03Mar61 A-R London UK, Fri 11:00 pm)

1.29 The Deputy: THE TRULY YOURS
Revue Prod. no. 13027
09Apr1960 NBC Sat
Writer Herbert Purdum & Montgomery Pittman
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
James Coburn ......... Coffer
Miriam Colon ......... Cita
Adeline Pedroza ...... Juanita
Anthony Caruso ....... Fife
Mike Read ............ Fancy
Joe Dominguez ........ Pepe
Harry Townes
Arthur Batanides
Synopsis:
When outlaws burn his store, McCord becomes a full-time deputy marshal. [RF]

1.30 The Deputy: A TIME TO SOW
Revue Prod. no. 13033
23Apr1960 NBC Sat
Director Louis King
Guest cast:
Richard Crenna ....... Andy Willis
Coleen Gray .......... Lucy Willis
Frank Ferguson ....... Tim McCullough
Howard J. Negley ..... Hank Bridges
Dick Rich ............ Harris
Synopsis:
Andy Willis' boyish looks are deceiving he's a hired killer. [RF]

1.31 The Deputy: THE LAST GUNFIGHT
Revue Prod. no. 13004
30Apr1960 NBC Sat
Teleplay Charles B. Smith
Story Richard Carr
Director Sidney Lanfield
Guest cast:
Charles McGraw ....... Johnny Dean
Robert Redford ....... Bill Johnson
Paul Clark ........... David Crawford
Monica Lewis ......... Helen Ivers
Perry Ivins .......... Haskins
Phil Tully ........... Charlie, the bartender (recurring)
Synopsis:
A gunman tries to force a reformed gunfighter into a duel. [RF]

1.32 The Deputy: CHAIN OF ACTION
Revue Prod. no. 13036
07May1960 NBC Sat
Writer Lester Fuller
Director Sidney Lanfield
Guest cast:
Lee Patterson ........ Lige Schofield
Bek Nelson ........... Claudia
Francis DeSales ...... Porter
Will J. Wright ....... Delaney
Synopsis:
A man refuses to reveal the location of stolen loot needed to save a boy from blindness. [RF]

1.33 The Deputy: THE LUCIFER URGE
Revue Prod. no. 13037
14May1960 NBC Sat
Writer Ellis Kadison
Director Sidney Lanfield
Guest cast:
George Tobias ........ Barney Wagner
Nancy Valentine ...... Alva Wagner
James Bell ........... Rob Stebbins
Vito Scotti .......... Jose (recurrinng)
Ralph Moody .......... Walt Conroy
Henry Worth .......... Judge Barstock
Monte Blue ........... Floyd
Phil Tully ........... Charlie, the bartender (recurring)
Synopsis:
The man who killed McCord's father returns to begin eviction proceedings against local ranchers. [RF]

1.34 The Deputy: PALACE OF CHANCE
Revue Prod. no. 13039
21May1960 NBC Sat
Director Sidney Lanfield
Guest cast:
Karen Steele ......... Julie Grant
Lee Van Cleef ........ The Cherokee Kid
Dennis Cross ......... George Reed
Steve Brodie ......... Fisher
Irene James .......... Lucille
Vito Scotti .......... Jose (recurring)
Joe Haworth .......... Carl Andrews
Don Brodie ........... Jed
Ralph Sanford ........ Townsman
Synopsis:
McCord uses a gambling-hall hostess to lure her boy friend---a wanted outlaw to Silver City. [RF]

1.35 The Deputy: THE X GAME
Revue Prod. no. 13018
28May1960 NBC Sat
Writer Herbert Purdum
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
John Hoyt ............ Hap Allison
Howard Wendell ....... Webb
Tom McKee ............ Coyle
Carlos Rivera ........ Huerta
Don Gordon ........... Queed
Edward Foster ........ Tomaso
Synopsis:
Two cowboys swindle an illiterate farmer. [RF]

1.36 The Deputy: THE STAND-OFF
Revue Prod. no. 13026
11Jun1960 NBC Sat
Teleplay Ellis Kadison
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Alan Hale, Jr. ....... Frank Engle
Ann McCrea ........... Helen Swayde
Vito Scotti .......... Jose (recurring)
Stephen Coit ......... LeBow
Synopsis:
McCord pursues the criminal who seriously wounded Fry. [RF]

1.37 The Deputy: TRAIL OF DARKNESS
Revue Prod. no. 13035
18Jun1960 NBC Sat
Directed by NOT KNOWN
Guest cast:
Donald Woods ......... Douglas Brainard
Gregg Palmer ......... Tully
Vito Scotti .......... Jose (recurring)
Clu Gulager .......... Sanford
Synopsis:
Fry guards his prisoner from the Brainard gang, who have orders to free or silence the jailed man. [RF]

1.38 The Deputy: THE CHOICE
Revue Prod. no. 13038
25Jun1960 NBC Sat
Director David Butler
Guest cast:
Rex Holman ........... Ben Sutton
Vince Edwards ........ Dory Matson
Chris Alcaide ........ Fred Tanner
Addison Richards ..... Doc Landy (recurring)
Phil Tully ........... Charlie, the bartender (recurring)
Vito Scotti .......... Jose (recurring)
Synopsis:
An ex-convict intends on becoming a doctor if the townspeople let him forget his past. [RF]

1.39 The Deputy: MA MACK
Revue Prod. no. 13022
09Jul1960 NBC Sat
Director Robert B. Sinclair
Guest cast:
Nina Varela .......... Ma Mack
Jack Hogan ........... Abner
Douglas Kennedy ...... Bates
Gregory Walcott ...... Reece
Ron Brogan ........... Taylor
Ralph Neff ........... Bailey
Synopsis:
McCord helps a woman search for her missing son. [RF]

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