CTVA - The Virginian 8.08 [209] "The Substitute" 5-Nov-1969

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8.08 [209]
"The Substitute"

(previously numbered 8.11 [212] in this guide)
Original NBC Broadcast - 5 November 1969
(previously stated as 5 December 1969 - in error)

Universal City Studios, Inc.
Produced by Norman MacDonnell (no Executive)
Written by Gerald Sanford
Directed by Tony Leader

(shown on the ride-in)
John McIntire as Clay Grainger (NOT in this episode)
Doug McClure as Trampas (appears)
Tim Matheson as Jim Horn
Sara Lane as Elizabeth Grainger (NOT in this episode)
James Drury as The Virginian (NOT in this episode)

Guest Stars:
Dennis Cooney [Josh Gates]
Beverlee McKinsey [Abby Clayton]

Full ending credits:
James Westerfield as Gus Potter
Ken Lynch as Sheriff Stoddard
Donald Barry as Jake
Karl Swenson as Ezra Gates
Greg Palmer as Boak
Harry Cooper as Lucius Heller
Stanley Clements  . . .  Matt
Neil Russell  . . .  Luke
Pat Priest  . . .  Mary Lou
Harper Flaherty  . . .  Harper
Associate Producers Robert Van Scoyk and John Choy
Theme by Percy Faith
Director of Photography Jerry A. Sims (interesting shot of the ground and
horse's legs from Trampas' point of view when he was lying over the horse)

Art Director  . . .  Robert MacKichan  (? spelling)
Set Decorations  . . .  John McCarthy and Robert C. Bradfield
Unit Manager  . . .  Henry Kline
Assistant Director  . . .  Jack Doran
Film Editor  . . .  Richard M. Sprague
Music Supervision  . . .  Stanley Wilson
Sound  . . .  Roger A. Parish
Color Coordinator  . . .  Robert Brower
Titles and Optical Effects Universal Title
Editorial Supervision  . . .  Richard Belding
Costumes by  . . .  Helen Colvig
Makeup  . . .  Bud Westmore
Hair Stylist  . . .  Larry Germain
The Title "The Virginian" by permission of EMKA, LTD.

Series Regulars:
Trampas with brief appearance by Jim Horn and Harper

Trampas' plans for a vacation are interrupted when a bounty
hunter brings him in as the suspected killer of a much loved doctor.
Although identified as the slayer by a saloon girl, Trampas insists he was
brought in as a substitute and suspects the real murderer to be the son of
one of the prominent citizens in town. (bj)

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