Riverboat

Season 1 Episode 6

The Fight Back

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Aired Sunday 7:00 PM Oct 18, 1959 on NBC
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Ansel Torgin hires the Enterprise for his daughter's wedding. However, Grey recognizes the bridegroom, Chris Slade, as a convict who escaped the ship when it was hired to run a prison transfer. Things get complicated when Chris inadvertently kills the brother of a crime lord, Shelby Fowler, who has been terrorizing Ansel and the other local farmers.

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    John Ireland

    John Ireland

    Chris Slade

    Guest Star

    Joan O'Brien

    Joan O'Brien

    Sonja Torgin

    Guest Star

    Karl Swenson

    Karl Swenson

    Ansel Torgin

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      • Grey: This was Hampton. Violent, corrupt, a holing-up spot for every thief, gambler, and killer who'd been run out of Natchez and Vicksburg. Here they built a monument to greed and rottenness. And here they watched it torn down. One pirate and his henchmen ruled a kingdom of evil. Now there were corpses. I saw it happen. I was part of it. And I know why it happened.

      • Ben: Darned if you don't beat all, Grey. I swear you could soft-soap the Devil into thinking he was a psalm-singer.

      • Grey: Ben, let's make for Hampton. I got a hunch.
        Ben: I don't think the crew is going to accept any of your hunches as legal tender.
        Grey: Well, let 'em take it out of our hides.
        Ben: Mighty lean pickins'.

      • Fowler: You're a man who has traveled around, Mr. Holden. What do you think of it?
        Grey: How do you know my name?
        Fowler: You're in Hampton. I own Hampton.
        Grey: Where's your deed?

      • Chris: But I'm tired of running, Sonja. When your father took me in, I was running. Frightened of every sound and shadow. Then I met you. And there was beauty and... love. And suddenly hope.

      • Graham: You ever seen a slaughter-pen? The fence is no thicker than a man's hand. The cattle could tear it apart but they don't. They follow the Judas bull one-by-one to the slaughter. One of them crack, then the other will follow. All we have to do is to wait for our Judas bull.

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