Maverick

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Episode Guide

  • Season 1
    • 9/22/57
      9.1
      Maverick refuses to be run out of town by Phineas King, the rapacious robber baron who rules Echo Springs and fears Maverick will reveal him as the card cheat that he is.
    • Point Blank
      Episode 2
      9/29/57
      8.5
      Riding into Bent Forks broke and hungry, Bret quickly winds up in jail. But his fortunes seem to take a turn for the better when a vision of loveliness named Molly begins to favor him. Bret, however, finds out that there's more to Molly than meets the eye and it's mostly bad news.moreless
    • 10/6/57
      9.1
      A coquettish "Southern Belle" targets Bret and cleans him out...twice. She's got a compelling story and Bret's a soft touch but he may be buying into more trouble than he can handle.
    • Ghost Rider
      Episode 4
      10/13/57
      8.9
      A woman who'd been traveling with Bret suddenly disappears. Looking into things he discovers that she'd been reported dead more than a week before.
    • The Long Hunt
      Episode 5
      10/20/57
      9.1
      Bret tries to prove the innocence of a man serving a life sentence. But there's someone else who wants the prisoner to stay where he is.
    • Stage West
      Episode 6
      10/27/57
      9.3
      Fleeing a band of angry Indians, Bret takes shelter in a way station where a family of nasty outlaws are planning their bloodiest deal.
    • 11/3/57
      7.9
      Maverick wins in a poker game what he is told is a "full-blooded Arabian mount" only when he goes to pick up this steed, it turns out to be a very affectionate camel. He ends up making use of the animal to bring a crooked gambling den owner to justice.
    • Hostage
      Episode 8
      11/10/57
      8.9
      Bret Maverick meets up with brother Bart in New Orleans where they plan to obtain passage on the maiden cruise of a riverboat which plans to hold big-money poker games. Instead, they end up getting involved in the rescue of the kidnapped daughter of the riverboat owner.
    • Stampede
      Episode 9
      11/17/57
      8.9
      Maverick and Dandy Jim Buckley both get conned by the same crook, Tony Cadiz. They decide to team up together to return the favor, that is, if Bret doesn't get conned by Buckley first.
    • The Jeweled Gun
      Episode 10
      11/24/57
      8.6
      All tapped out, Bart Maverick is forced to take a job posing as the husband of a beautiful and wealthy widow traveling through the dangerous badlands. Trouble mounts on all sides as he seeks to mix business with pleasure, ignoring all the warning signs.
    • The Wrecker
      Episode 11
      12/1/57
      8.9
      Bart Maverick takes to the sea after buying a derelict cargo ship. The wreck suddenly seems to become extremely valuable to some and he sets out to find out why.
    • 12/8/57
      9.3
      Bret tracks a man who paid him off with blood money from a hold-up, nearly putting his own "neck in a noose." But when Doc Holliday wants the same man dead, Bret has to figure out how to keep the killer alive long enough to clear the Maverick name.
    • The Naked Gallows
      Episode 13
      12/15/57
      9.0

      After a long, hard winter of trapping, a friend of Bart's is murdered. Maverick pokes his nose into the case and quickly ends up facing the business end of the killer's .45.

    • 12/29/57
      9.1

      Bret thinks he's killed the owner of a mine, only to meet him alive again. The gambler then gets involved with a mining engineer and his struggle for improved working conditions.

    • The Third Rider
      Episode 15
      1/5/58
      9.4

      After becoming stranded, Bart Maverick manages to hitch a ride with two horsemen. Only these men are being chased by a posse because of a robbery that resulted in a murder. Maverick now becomes the "third" suspect in the crime and must clear himself of the charges before he is killed.

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    • Rage For Vengeance
      Episode 16
      1/12/58
      9.4

      Bret is more than happy to escort a lovely young widow with a large sum of cash to the bank. That is until he learns that the money is counterfeit.

    • Rope Of Cards
      Episode 17
      1/19/58
      9.0

      Maverick finds himself on the jury of a murder trial and happens to be the only member who thinks the accused didn't do it.

    • 1/26/58
      9.2

      After being beaten, robbed, and shanghaied, Bart Maverick sets out to expose a respected member of San Francisco society, and the man responsible for his troubles, as a diamond swindler.

    • Day Of Reckoning
      Episode 19
      2/2/58
      9.5

      Having no fear, Bret Maverick feels it's about time someone did something concerning the town bully so he asks the townspeople to do something.

    • The Savage Hills
      Episode 20
      2/9/58
      9.0

      Against his better judgment, Bart Maverick teams up with Samantha Crawford to recover stolen Treasury plates.

    • Trail West To Fury
      Episode 21
      2/16/58
      8.8
      During a hellacious rainstorm, the brothers Maverick relate to pal Dandy Jim Buckley about the time in Texas shortly after the Civil War when they searched far and wide for a tall man who could clear them of a murder charge.
    • The Burning Sky
      Episode 22
      2/23/58
      9.0
      In the desert, an Indian ambush leaves Bart and several other stagecoach passengers on their own to battle their attackers, each other, and the sun.
    • The Seventh Hand
      Episode 23
      3/2/58
      8.9
      Against his better judgment, Bret agrees to front a high-stakes poker game for Samantha Crawford but then the house of cards collapses and Bret suspects a double-cross.
    • 3/9/58
      8.4
      "Dar's gold en dem thar hills," and Bart Maverick and Big Mike McComb are out to get it. But so are four nasty Mexican banditos.
    • Black Fire
      Episode 25
      3/16/58
      9.4
      The heirs of millionaire General Eakins are being killed off one by one, causing Bret to worry because he happens to be posing as one of those heirs and just might be the next intended victim.
    • 3/30/58
      8.6
      Bart Maverick is in Wyoming, searching for a thief who stole his money. To accomplish that goal, he joins a young woman and her fiancé who were told her missing and presumed dead husband was seen in forbidden Sioux territory.
    • Seed of Deception
      Episode 27
      4/13/58
      8.8
      After they arrive in an Arizona town, brothers Bret and Bart are mistaken for "lawmen" Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday and end up preventing a bank robbery.
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4
  • Season 5