Season 3 Episode 13

Cows and Cribs

Aired Unknown Dec 07, 1957 on CBS
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Cows and Cribs
When a young couple dies of the fever out on the prairie, Doc, Matt and Chester bring the couple's young baby into Dodge to find a good home for the young baby. Matt turns the baby over to Ma Smalley for temporary care until adoptive parents can be found. Ma Smalley determines that another woman, Mrs. Nadler might make a good Mother for the orphaned child; however, Matt determines that Mrs. Nadler's husband is a cattle rustler, thus causing Ma Smalley to change her mind about letting Mrs. Nadler have the young baby! Matt confronts the cattle rustler, Joe Nadler, in the Long Branch; Matt is forced to kill Joe Nadler in a gun fight. After Ma Smalley hears the news that Joe Nadler has been killed by Matt in a gunfight, she changes her mind and gives full approval in letting Joe Nadler's wife have the baby as her own child.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Val Avery

Val Avery

Joe Nadler

Guest Star

Jud Taylor

Jud Taylor

Pa Thorpe

Guest Star

Bartlett Robinson

Bartlett Robinson


Guest Star

Dabbs Greer

Dabbs Greer

Mr. Jonas

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