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.
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 typical Maverick tradition, younger brother Brent Maverick gets involved with two beautiful sisters, one of whom is planning to do him in.
A sheriff who saves Maverick's life turns around and pressures Bart into helping him uncover the identity of a hired killer.
Brothers Bart and Brent wind up in a self-righteous "paradise" where nearly everything is illegal...including the truth.
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.
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.
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
Bart Maverick has some explaining to do since the bank has been robbed and his saddlebags are bulging with stolen loot.
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
Maverick steps into the manure pile once again when he's conned into replacing a real diamond with a fake one.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.