Stamp: Hec, the man obviously died a natural death. Why are you trying to read something else into it?
Hec: Because sometimes things just look too natural to be true.
Stamp: Hec, why is it that every brawler and saddle tramp that drifts into town turns out to be one of your old friends?
Tolliver (to Esther): I'm not used to being around smart females.
Esther: You are an unusual man.
Tolliver: Thank you, Esther.
Hec: Esther, I'm too busy tryin' to keep the law around here. I haven't got time to help you change it.
Coogan (to Tolliver): You wanna keep talkin', I ain't responsible for the shavin'. Make me nick you too much and I'll have to charge you for a medical consultation.
Munson: You're not being paid to hurt innocent people.
Hec: I haven't had too many complaints lately--from innocent people.
Hec (to Holliday): I don't know why it is on this case but nobody will answer a direct question.
Hec (to Carmody): I don't wanna hear anymore of that Bible croak and I had enough of that from your wife. I wanna hear some straight Oklahoma American.
Esther (about handcuffs): You've never seen fit to use these before.
Hec: Well, times are changing, ma'am.
Stamp: I never thought I'd be so anxious to prove a natural death was murder.
Tolliver: Hec, don't you know when I'm havin' fun with you?
Hec: Yeah, you're a regular riot.
Hec: What's that smell?
Stamp: Maybe it's the tar and feather Munson's got planned for me.
Stamp: You dropping the case?
Hec: Not unless you fire me and I think it's too late for that.
Sheree North is billed as Special Guest Star.