Season 1 Episode 4

The Rules of the Game (A.K.A. - Elsie Brown)

Aired Sunday 8:30 PM Feb 14, 1965 on NBC

Episode Recap

As Jas arrives in the town of Mckinley.....he sees someone he knew from the past. Elsie Brown - a saloon girl from Carson City. Now - Elsie Baron - a dressmaker. She remembers the "tall man" and reminds him that he owes a her a favor from when he got pinned down by a wagon and she had helped him. And she wanted to collect that! An old - so called friend - Vance - has come into town and her shop and told the customers of her reputation and discourages them to do business with her tries to force her to go with him. With the whole town afraid of him and the Sheriff not too sure he can handle him by himself hires Jas to help him. When Vance is found shot in the back of course they blame Jas. Vance's brothers Ben & Cody came into town looking for revenge. The Sheriff tells Jas and the town people he was the one who shot Vance in the back. Jason takes control of the situation and tells the town that they have misjudged Elsie and they should hope she gives them another chance.