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On the run from a crooked sheriff who has framed him for various bogus crimes, Bart attempts to save his hide by enlisting the help of just about every well known wild west hero available at the time.
Bret Maverick is hired to find out the identity of a rumored bank robber who just got to Denver and in the course of his investigation, uncovers not only who it is, but a secret that could cost the bank it's two million dollars in cash.
Amateur stockbroker Bart Maverick finds himself in desperate need of a crash-course on how to "play the market" before he gets played and some poor, trusting, "faithful" farmers get fleeced out of everything they own.
Stranded at a remote Army post, Bart overpays for the only transportation he can buy: an old wagon and it's load of goods. But after checking out his new wagon and it's contents, Bart finds that he has bought into nothing but trouble and a potential Indian uprising.
In order to escape his Apache captors and to line his own pockets, Luther Cannonbaugh convinces the new chief that he possesses a magic necklace made of "sacred bear teeth" which he's willing to trade for his freedom no matter how many others must die.
After discovering a long-lost body encased in ice and secrecy, Bart Maverick finds himself embroiled in a political feud between an honest reform candidate and a corrupt, powerful political boss.
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.
Bart Maverick thinks he's finally hit the jackpot when he wins a bank in a poker game, and his buddy Doc Holiday is brimming with schemes to "legally" make them both filthy rich. Unfortunately,the bank turns out to have a serious dark side and people are beginning to ask questions.
Wealthy rancher Joe Wheelwright, putting the "cart" before the horse, forces Maverick to chaperon three women arriving from San Francisco to marry his "three fine sons"...Henry, Small Paul and Moose. However, the three "ladies" in question seem to have larceny on their minds, not romance.
Bart Maverick substitutes a chest that is filled with just rocks for a fortune in gold to foil "Sheriff" Dan Trevor's robbery plans. But he's not the only one doing some switching.
When their Uncle Micah "buys the farm", Bret and Bart inherit his stagecoach line with hopes of riches. Instead they are strapped with a world of trouble.
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.moreless
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.
When "Colonel" Maverick loses his backer's money, he is cast adrift as an indentured servant and even set upon by Barbary pirates and rich tycoons. However, Bart has two aces up his sleeve: an old con artist friend and the Mona Lisa.
Bret and a family of British nobles lose all they have to a ruthless gang leaving them penniless and stranded in the wild. Bret must convince the Brits that their only chance of surviving is to track down the outlaws and take back what was stolen.
Bart Maverick is arrested while in transit to Cheyenne by the army on a hanging offense after he's mistaken for the outlaw Rod Claxton who just happens to be his exact double.
On their way to Denver, the Maverick cousins win $6,500 in a poker game at Stop Gap. The threat of bandits operating outside the town convinces them to "safely" wire their money ahead by way of the Hulett Telegraph Company. But when the money vanishes, the Mavericks are locked up in jail and must discover where their money disappeared to.moreless
Bret is jailed for crimes committed by a man claiming to be him and must rely on con woman Melanie Blake for help.
When Bret picks up a stickpin as collateral on a bet, he discovers that the owner was the planner for a a massive gathering of outlaws. Now they think Bret is their man... and won't take no for an answer.
Bart Maverick has some explaining to do since the bank has been robbed and his saddlebags are bulging with stolen loot.
Cowardly town boss George Parker hammers Maverick for losing his money to the gambler and threatens to kill him. So Bart sends out for some insurance: an old friend by the name of Doc Holliday.
In New Mexico, three wily hustlers take Beau Maverick for over $4,500, most of which belongs to family friend Jerry O'Brien. Beau attempts to recover the money and even resorts to taking the con artists to court but they outsmart him at every turn.
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.
Beau Maverick stumbles onto the remote meeting place of four outlaws who were summoned to pull a big job by the mysterious "Jess". Beau successfully passes himself off as the notorious Texas outlaw Red Dog. However, the others become suspicious when he declines to join their endeavor and attempts to leave the group.moreless
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.
Against his better judgment, Bart Maverick teams up with Samantha Crawford to recover stolen Treasury plates.
After he's arrested for gambling on an Army base, Bart has to choose between serving time or working undercover as a trooper to root out a traitor helping the local Indian raiders. Bart agrees but faces a hangman's noose when things blow up in his face.
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.
Led by a pompous businessman and a holier-than-thou preacher, Bart's fellow stagecoach passengers shun him when they discover that he's a gambler but he might be their only hope for salvation once bandits attack.
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.
Bret is coerced into becoming sheriff of the wild and wooly town of Duck 'n' Shoot where his unorthodox methods of enforcing the law meet with great success. Unfortunately, a conniving young woman gets Bret locked up in his own jail and he's forced to summon brother Bart in order to make things turn out okay.moreless
Outside Denver, Colorado, Maverick and his friend, Judge Scott, find shelter during a blizzard at the home of Martha Flood and her niece Sally. But soon, Martha and the judge plott to institutionalize Sally in order to take over her inheritance. Unknown to them, Martha's lover, a professional killer named Chet Whitehead plans to kill Sally, the judge, and Bret.moreless
Bart Maverick travels to the Smoky Mountain town of Hound Dog, Tennessee hoping to collect on a debt. Once there he encounters a beautiful country girl who claims to be a witch. Not only does most of the town agree with her but her two ornery brothers have Bart's money.
After saving Maverick's life, Johnny Rain is arrested for robbing a stagecoach. When Bret comes to his rescue he becomes entangled in a plot that involves a case of split personality, a conniving dance hall wench, and a tin-horn gambler.
Bart Maverick once again gets pulled into one of Modesty Blaine's schemes. But this time, other schemers have other plans and they all unfold on a missing train which could well be Bart's last ride.
Bret has become one of the seven owners of a riverboat named the Cynthia B who start down the Mississippi River for Memphis to sell the broken-down craft. But soon, in a deadly game of Ten Little Indians, one owner after another is found mysteriously killed. It soon becomes apparent that if the boat does reach Memphis, it's almost a certainty that it will have but one owner left.moreless
Beau Maverick crashes a party in Virginia City thrown by eccentric socialite Kiz Bouchet. Kiz has a penchant for smoking cigars, playing poker, and fighting fires. Recognizing Beau as a fellow free spirit, she hires him to protect her because she believes her life is in danger. Beau discovers that Kiz's cousin Melissa, along with family doctor Pittman and attorney Hanford, are plotting to have Kiz judged incompetent so they can split her $2 million inheritance.moreless
Thinking all's well with the world after he cleans up in a card game, Bart Maverick offers to help a troubled young woman. But all is not what it seems and he gets himself into a full blown mess.
Bart and Gentleman Jack Darby hole up in a ghost town saloon during a hellacious rainstorm (i.e. a goose-drownder). However, a stagecoach pulls into town with a driver and four passengers, and the two gamblers soon realize that the newcomers aren't who they claim.
Framed for murder, Beau Maverick flees St. Joseph, Missouri and heads west to the New Mexico territory hoping to find the pretty saloon singer who actually pulled the trigger. He finds her in Garnet, posing as a very popular schoolteacher.
Bret uses trickery to defend a fort against a marauding group of Native Americans but it seems as though one of the hostiles isn't so easily fooled.
Beau Maverick wins ownership of the Silver Hill, a worthless ore mine. A crooked railroad agent named Shanks tries to cheat the townspeople out of their land by offering them a price that is well below market value. Beau comes up with a plan to relocate Silver Hill to a sheep ranch twenty miles away but the plan backfires when a new vein of silver is discovered in the supposedly worthless Silver Hill mine.moreless
A sheriff who saves Maverick's life turns around and pressures Bart into helping him uncover the identity of a hired killer.
Looking for a peaceful and profitable poker game in New Orleans while visiting friends, Bart is plunged into a mysterious murder involving and Italian mob called the Black Hand.
The Fenians, an Irish brotherhood sworn to free Ireland from British rule, have gathered in Dakota City to drink and sing sad songs about their homeland. They are also planning to march into Canada and take control of enough British property that they can effect an exchange for Ireland's freedom. Beau Maverick is blackmailed into infiltrating the Irishmen by a dense but gung-ho Army colonel.moreless
Chivalrous Bart Maverick saves the life of a beautiful woman. But his reward is soon a top spot on the wanted list for robbery and murder.
Maverick tracks down his "friend" Pearly Gates, a smooth con man who cheated him out of $5000. Things get complicated when he's joined along the way by sly and beautiful Marla, who Gates left "at the altar", absconding with the diamond engagement ring she bought.
Pearly Gates strikes again when he and his female accomplice Marla rob Bart's poker game. A fellow player in the game threatens to kill them and Bart too unless he gets his money back.
Bart Maverick stumbles onto a bizarre murder plot in which he is high on the list of planned victims.
Maverick rides into Sunrise and plays a game he never plays. Then, while sticking around to collect his winnings, he begins to play a far more dangerous game with Linda Storey even more dangerous than the one he's forced to play with the local blackmailer and his brother's gang.
While stuck in Mexico, Bart Maverick uncovers a plot to overthrow the Mexican government and winds up in the middle of a siege on a hacienda.
Maverick steps into the manure pile once again when he's conned into replacing a real diamond with a fake one.
When circumstances force Bart to kill the killer of Abilene's marshal, not only is he not thanked, but he's threatened with jail unless he becomes the town's new marshal, albeit, only temporarily, he's told, just until the famed Wyatt Earp can arrive to take over. But, of course, it doesn't turn out to be quite that cut and dried.moreless
In typical Maverick tradition, younger brother Brent Maverick gets involved with two beautiful sisters, one of whom is planning to do him in.
Bret and his new friend Waco Williams ride straight into trouble in Bent City, where they are suspected of being cattle rustlers because of a range war that's taking place.
Developments quickly get out of hand when Bart Maverick's "grown-up" cousin brings him money from Pappy with instructions to pay off a debt, and then promptly gets conned out of the cash leaving Bart to dodge Pappy's creditors while attempting to swindle the swindlers.
Beau Maverick befriends a prospector named Ebenezer Bolt but is unaware that Bolt is the partner of notorious horse thief Benson January. An angry posse mistakes Beau for January and is determined to hang him. But a young lawyer manages to halt the proceedings until Maverick can have a trial.
Brothers Bart and Brent wind up in a self-righteous "paradise" where nearly everything is illegal...including the truth.
Two Army shopkeepers, Marsh and Lawson, have been cheating the local Indian tribes by supplying them with faulty or inferior goods. When one of the tribeswomen named Pale Moon threatens to report them to the Army Commission, the shopkeepers decide to start a war with the Indians. After killing Pale Moon's brother, they pin the crime on the stranger who won $2,500 from them the night before: Beau Maverick.moreless
Beau Maverick wins half-ownership in the "high class" Blue Bell Saloon. In order to raise funds for the floundering Arizonan business, Beau and his partner Charlotte Simmons form an uneasy alliance with a mysterious prospector known only as the Dutchman. Along the trail to Superstition Mountain, which is in Apache territory where the cursed gold mine is supposedly located, the travelers encounter treachery and deceit.moreless
Is Bart dreaming or is a leprechaun really offering to grant him five wishes? When the first wish goes awry, Bart's suspicions redouble and, as usual, things run downhill from there.
Deserted in hostile Apache territory, Bart Maverick is rescued by a prison-train captain and put into service to help escort a group of prisoners to the penitentiary.