CTVA US Western - "Wanted - Dead or Alive" (Four Star/CBS) Season 3 (1960-61)

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Starring Steve McQueen as Josh Randall
Season 3 (CBS) (1960-61)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: 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)


########### Wanted: Dead or Alive ############
############# season 3 1960-61 ###############
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(final season) ################
 
26 episodes
CBS Wednesdays 8:30 pm Eastern

3.01 [69] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE TRIAL (1960)
21Sep60 CBS
DIRECTED BY HARRY HARRIS, JR.
WRITTEN BY ED ADAMSON.
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
GUEST CAST
Paul Burke .................... Daniel Trenner
James Coburn .................. Howard Caflett
John Pickard .................. Langley
Edwin Mills ................... Atkins
Tom Vize
Bob January
SYNOPSIS:
A GROUP OF FORMER SOLDIERS WANT TO COURT MARTIAL DANIEL TRENNER BECAUSE
OF COWARDICE IN THE WAR WHICH COST THE LIFE OF SEVERAL MEN IN HIS
PLATOON. JOSH IS AFTER TRENNER FOR OTHER REASONS, AND TRY'S
TO STOP THE TRIAL. [SC]

3.02 [70] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE CURE (1960)
28Sep60 CBS
DIRECTED BY GENE REYNOLDS.
WRITTEN BY ED ADAMSON.
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
GUEST CAST
Harold J. Stone ............... Harry Simmons
Claudia Bryar ................. Emily Kendrick
Thomas B. Henry
Charles P. Thompson
Chuck Hayward
SYNOPSIS:
HARRY SIMMONS IS MAGICALLY ATTRACTED BY WHISKEY. EMILY KENDRICK WANTS
TO MAKE A GENTLEMAN OUT HARRY BECAUSE OF MARITAL REASONS AND THE
ARRIVAL HARRY'S ESTRANGED BROTHER. JOSH'S JOB IS TO GET HARRY DRY AGAIN. [SC]

3.03 [71] Wanted Dead or Alive: JOURNEY FOR JOSH (1960)
5Oct60 CBS
DIRECTED BY HARRY HARRIS,JR.
WRITTEN BY ED ADAMSON.
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
GUEST CAST
Lisa Gaye ..................... Susan
Jason Wingreen ................ Nick
Orville Sherman
Charles ("Chuck") Bail
Russ Bender
SYNOPSIS:
JOSH IS ESCORTING A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN PRISONER, NAMED SUSAN MARNO,
TO AN UNKNOWN DESTINATION. DURING THEIR THREE-DAY RIDE, JOSH BECOMES
ROMANTICLY INVOLVED WITH SUSAN, NOT KNOWING THAT THEY ARE BEING
STALKED BY HER ACCOMPLICE LARRY THAYER. [SC]

3.04 [72] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE LOOTERS
12-Oct-1960 CBS Wed
Directed By Harry Harris,Jr.
Written By Norman Katkov
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast;
Dennis Patrick ................ Eli
Tom Gilson .................... Frank
John Alderman ................. Chum
Gloria Blondell ............... Lucy
Pat McCaffrie
Dave Willock
George Kincaid
John Eldredge
Synopsis:
Josh is on his way to pick up three prisoners at River City when an unexpected
tornado strikes destroying the jail and killing the sheriff. The three culprits
are on the loose and Randall must find a way to re-capture them. [SC]

3.05 [73] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE TWAIN SHALL MEET (1960)
19Oct60 CBS
WRITTEN BY NORMAN KATKOV.
DIRECTED BY RICHARD DONNER.
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
GUEST CAST:
Michael Lipton ................ Arthur Pierce Madison
Mary Tyler Moore .............. Sophie Anderson
Howard Ledig .................. Jack Torrance
Allen Jaffe ................... Sid Gonda
Rodney Bell
Jim Hayward
Joseph Greene
SYNOPSIS:
JOSH ALLOWS AN EASTERN NEWSPAPER REPORTER,WHO RIDES AND SHOOTS
AS WELL AS HE,TO ACCOMPANY HIM ON A MANHUNT. [SC]

3.06 [74] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE SHOWDOWN (1960)
26Oct60 CBS
DIRECTED BY MURRAY GOLDEN.
WRITTEN BY ED ADAMSON.
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
GUEST CAST
Tom Drake ..................... Johnny Haywood
June Dayton ................... Gloria Haywood
Jackie Loughery ............... Kitty Connets
Walter Sande
Mark Allen
William Vaughn
Leake Bevil
SYNOPSIS:
JOHNNY HAYWOOD, JOSH'S CHILDHHOOD PAL, ASKS FOR HELP. HE'S IN JAIL
AND CLAIMS HE WAS NOT THE ONE WHO KILLED A MAN IN A RECENT BANK ROBBERY,
AND CLAIMS TO BE INNOCENT. JOHNNY MANAGES TO ESCAPE AND JOSH HAS ONLY
ONE CHOICE-BRING HIM BACK ONE-WAY OR ANOTHER. [SC]

3.07 [75] Wanted Dead or Alive: SURPRISE WITNESS
02-Nov-1960 CBS Wed
Directed By Murray Golden
Written By Ed Adamson
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast:
Sara Price .................... Evelyn
Argentina Brunetti ............ Juanita
Bill Quinn .................... Sheriff
Lee Bergere ................... Carlos
Sam Hearn
Robert W. Kenneally
Synopsis:
Josh captures and jail's a notorious murderer named Carlos Domingo, but know one
is willing to testify against him. [SC]

3.08 [76] Wanted Dead or Alive: TO THE VICTOR (1960.11.09)
Frank Albertson ............... Mike Strata
Suzanne Storrs ................ Liz Strata
Susan Crane ................... Alice Adams
Jan Stine ..................... Ken Adams
Olan Soule
Hal K. Dawson
George Ramsey
Diana Crawford
Nacho Galindo
Richard Farnsworth

3.09 [77] Wanted Dead or Alive: CRISS CROSS
16-Nov-1960 CBS Wed
Directed By Murray Golden
Written By Norman Katkov
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast;
Mark Rydell ................... Tom Adams
Vaughn Taylor ................. Doc Adams
Patricia King ................. Nora Dawson
John Craven ................... Zach Dawson
Robert Nash ................... Sheriff
Guy Wilkerson
Synopsis:
Josh Randall brings in the wrong man and recieves nothing for his effort. Later
the innocent man locates the whereabouts of the real criminal. He informs Josh,
resulting in both men joining forces with hopes of capturing the wanted outlaw. [SC]

3.10 [78] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE MEDICINE MAN (1960.11.23)
John Baer ..................... Jim Lansing
J. Pat O'Malley ............... Doc
Cloris Leachman ............... Ann Barchester
Ted DeCorsia .................. Arthur Barchester
Dick Bartell .................. Man
Ben Morris
Ric Applewhite
James Parnell

3.11 [79] Wanted Dead or Alive: ONE MOTHER TOO MANY
07-Dec-1960 CBS Wed
Directed By Harry Harris,Jr.
Written By Norman Katkov
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast:
Joyce Meadows........as Beth Morrison
Bryan Russell........as Davy Morrison
Betty Lou Gerson.......as Irene Goodhue Morrison
Lewis Charles........as Malcolm
Raymond Greenleaf........as The Judge
Robert Hoy........as James
Synopsis: Josh get's involved with a desperate woman, a vindictive mother-in-law,
and a runaway boy. [SC]

3.12 [80] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE CHOICE
14Dec60 CBS
Produced by Ed Adamson
Written by Norman Katkow
Directed by Harry Harris, Jr.
Director of Photography Chas E. Burke
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast:
Maxine Stuart ................. Jane Koster
Dick Foran .................... Frank Koster
Burt Douglas .................. Stacy Lenz
Barbara Hines ................. Martha Towers
Chuck Hayward ................. Bob Bradley

3.13 [81] Wanted Dead or Alive: THREE FOR ONE
21-Dec-1960 CBS Wed
Directed By Murray Golden
Written By Norman Katkov
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast:
Richard Anderson........as Tom Fellow
Gloria Talbot........as Jennifer Clay
Harry Landers........as Lafe Martin
Leonard Bell........as Sheriff Ken Turner
Adam Becker........as Deputy Fred Kimball
Sidney Smith........as Ben Farrell
Dee Pollock........as Ben,Jr.
Kasey Rogers........as Kate
Fred Krone........as Walt
Synopsis:
While on his way back with his prisoner named Tom Fellow,Josh decides to stop for
the night in the town of Center City. One of Fellow's gang members spots his
cohort with Josh and devises a plan to free his friend. [SC]

3.14 [82] Wanted Dead or Alive: WITCH WOMAN (1960.12.28)
Victor Millan ................. Rafael Guerra
Julia Montoya ................. Esperanza
Rodolfo Hoyos ................. Don Emilio Flores
Jeanette Nolan ................ La Curandera
Tom Hernandez
Ruben Moreno

3.15 [83] Wanted Dead or Alive: BAA-BAA (1961.01.04)
Dave Willock .................. George Goode
Hollis Irving ................. Helen Wood
Stuart Randall ................ Watkins
Gerald Milton ................. Moose
Robert Easton ................. Jeff
Judith Rawlings ............... Hazel
Wally Brown ................... Bartender
Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez
Billy Vincent
Frank Gerstle
Joe Devlin

3.16 [84] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE LAST RETREAT (1961)
11Jan61 CBS
DIRECTED BY RICHARD DONNER.
WRITTEN BY NORMAN KATKOV.
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
GUEST CAST
Constance Ford ................ Sarah Lawton
Ross Elliott .................. Jim Lawton
Warren Oates .................. Clem Robinson
John Cliff .................... Tom Jenks
William Hudson
SYNOPSIS:
SARA LAWTON'S IDENIFICATION LED TO KILLER CLEM ROBINSON'S CONVICTION.
NOW CLEM HAS ESCAPED FROM PRISON, AND JOSH IS ATTEMPTING TO PROTECT
HER LAWYER HUSBAND CLAIMS TO BE A COWARD. [SC]

3.17 [85] Wanted Dead or Alive: BOUNTY ON JOSH (1961.01.25)
Jean Allison .................. Carol Frazer
Mike Green .................... Sheriff Willis
Jay Adler ..................... Ferris
Rhys Williams
Ric Applewhite
Jerry C. Lawrence

3.18 [86] Wanted Dead or Alive: HERO IN THE DUST (1961.02.01)
Nick Bon Tempi ................ Harry Weaver
Paul Bon Tempi ................ Pete Weaver
Audrey Clarke-Caire ........... Polly
Ralph Bell

3.19 [87] Wanted Dead or Alive: EPITAPH (1961.02.08)
Richard Anderson .............. Sheriff Jim Kramer
Lewis Charles ................. Hoyt Larson
Enid Janes .................... Martha Boyd
Bart Burns .................... Deputy Walt Sommers
Jim Drake

3.20 [88] Wanted Dead or Alive: VOICE OF SILENCE (1960)
15Feb61 CBS
DIRECTED BY RICHARD DONNER.
WRITTEN BY ED ADAMSON.
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
GUEST CAST
Roy Barcroft .................. Frank Hagen
Carolyn Kearney ............... Carol Hagen
Dick Rich ..................... Harry Brice
Vince Deadrick ................ Ken Brice
Chuck Bail .................... Wally Brice
Herman Rudin .................. Drifter
SYNOPSIS:
JOSH IS HIRED BY FRANK HAGEN TO PROTECT HIS DEAF-MUTE DAUGHTER CAROL
HAGEN WHILE HE'S AWAY FOR A DAY ON BUSINESS. DURING JOSH'S STAY AT
THE HAGEN FARM,HE ENCOUNTERS A STRANGE DRIFTER AND A FORMER BANKROBBER
NAMED HARRY BRICE ACCOMPANIED BY HIS CRIMINAL PARTNERS. [SC]

3.21 [89] Wanted Dead or Alive: EL GATO
22-Feb-1961 CBS Wed
Directed By Murray Golden
Written By Ed Adamson
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast:
Noah Berry.Jr........as El Gato
Olan Soule........as Archie Warner
Steve Marlo........as Coyote
Linda Cordova........as Maria
Roberto Contreras........as Jimanez
Don Carlos........as Pedro
Bernie Gozier........as Butera
Jason Johnson........as The Hotel Clerk
Synopsis:
A timid photographer named Archie Warner comes west with hopes of being the first
to shoot a photo of a famous Mexican bandit. Josh happens to be a friend of 'El
Gato',and is hired by Archie to bring him to the bandit's lear. [SC]

3.22 [90] Wanted Dead or Alive: DETOUR (1961.03.01)
Howard Morris ................. Clayton Armstrong
Jan Brooks .................... Jane Fairweather
Howard Smith .................. Martin Fairweather
Melinda Plowman ............... Patience Fairweather

3.23 [91] Wanted Dead or Alive: MONDAY MORNING (1961.03.08)
Richard Carlyle ............... Charlie Glover
Bill Quinn .................... Porter Fairchild
Ralph Bell .................... Sam Vickers
David Manley .................. Joseph Richards

3.24 [92] Wanted Dead or Alive: THE LONG SEARCH
15-Mar-1961 CBS Wed
Directed By Murray Golden
Written By Norman Katkov
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast:
Linda Wong.........as Yoshika Nakamura
Dale Ishimoto.........as Taro
Robert Kenneally.........as Bill Timmons
Willam Eben Stephens.........as Frank
Stanley Clements.........as Krebs
Olan Soule.........as The Clerk
Synopsis:
Yoshika Nakamura comes west to find a man named Bill Timmons who promised to
marry her when he visited Japan. Yoshika hires Josh to help her locate Timmons,
and during his venture learns about Japanese culture. [SC]

3.25 [93] Wanted Dead or Alive: DEAD RECKONING
22-Mar-1961 CBS Wed
Directed By Murray Golden
Written By Ed Adamson
Starring: Steve McQueen (as Josh Randall)
Guest Cast:
James Lydon ................... Paul Decker
Jan Brooks .................... Barbara Decker
Chuck Hayward ................. Burl Taggert
John Alderman ................. Wade Taggert
Roy Engel ..................... Sheriff Art Hampton
Leonard Bell .................. Ollie Prescott
Synopsis:
Paul Decker is wanted for murder. His wife asks Josh to find her husband and
bring him back alive before the Taggert brothers catch up with him for murdering
their brother. [SC]

3.26 [94] Wanted Dead or Alive: BARNEY'S BOUNTY
(final episode of "Wanted: Dead Or Alive")
(1961.03.29)
Noah Beery, Jr. ............... Barney Durant
Jan Arvan ..................... Sam
Jonathan Bolt ................. David Durant
Bill Quinn .................... Bartender
Vince Deadrick ................ Sy Benton
Al Austin ..................... Rake
William Hart .................. Frank Garth

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