The Adventures of Jim Bowie - Season 1

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ABC (ended 1958)

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Episode Guide

  • Gone to Texas
    Gone to Texas
    Episode 38
    5/24/57
    7.0
    As if his passport difficulties weren't enough, when Bowie crosses the border into Texas he finds out that someone is trying to kill him.
  • Bounty Hunter
    Bounty Hunter
    Episode 37
    5/17/57
    8.0
    When Bowie and his newspaper friend unwittingly help a fugitive from justice, a bounty hunter pursues them all.
  • The Bound Girl
    The Bound Girl
    Episode 36
    5/10/57
    6.0
    Bowie resolves to help an indentured servant girl from Ireland, whose unwilling services have been purchased by a mean widower.
  • Country Cousin
    Country Cousin
    Episode 35
    5/3/57
    6.0
    Bowie gets into trouble with his relatives when he cuts his visiting cousin in on a deal that turns out to be a hoax.
  • The Intruder
    The Intruder
    Episode 34
    4/26/57
    6.0
    Bowie tries to help a young burglar who was caught robbing his friend Francois.
  • The Lottery
    The Lottery
    Episode 33
    4/19/57
    6.0
    Bowie organizes a lottery to help an orphanage, unaware that the men he has hired plan to fix the drawing so that they will collect the winnings.
  • The General's Disgrace
    4/12/57
    6.0
    Bowie suspects a connection between recent holdups and the heavy gambling losses of a general's son.
  • The Pearl and the Crown
    4/5/57
    7.3
    After a newspaper prints a poem about him, Bowie confronts the editor, who is later found murdered.
  • Thieves' Market
    Thieves' Market
    Episode 30
    3/29/57
    6.0
    When Bowie escorts his young French friend to the notorious thieves' marketplace in New Orleans, they are set upon by - thieves.
  • Rezin Bowie, Gambler
    3/22/57
    6.0
    Unaware that it is a setup, Jim's brother wins big and decides to become a professional gambler.
  • Jackson Assassination
    3/15/57
    8.0
    Bowie is duped into helping a group that is plotting the President's assassination.
  • The Captain's Chimp
    The Captain's Chimp
    Episode 27
    3/8/57
    6.0
    Bowie goes after a thief who has trained a chimpanzee to climb up through people's windows.
  • An Eye for an Eye
    An Eye for an Eye
    Episode 26
    3/1/57
    7.0
    Trying to stop an Indian uprising, Bowie only gets into more trouble after telling a native Cherokee princess the story of John Smith and Pocahontas.
  • German George
    German George
    Episode 25
    2/22/57
    9.0
    Bowie goes after the gambler who cheated and then killed Bowie's friend and partner.
  • Bayou Tontine
    Bayou Tontine
    Episode 24
    2/15/57
    7.0
    Naturalist Audubon returns to ask Bowie for help in protecting a young girl whose life is in danger after she inherits a fortune.
  • Spanish Intrigue
    Spanish Intrigue
    Episode 23
    2/8/57
    6.5
    Bowie meets Simon Bolivar, who wants to liberate all of Latin American from the yoke of Spanish rule.
  • Convoy Gold
    Convoy Gold
    Episode 22
    2/1/57
    6.0
    Bowie tries to get a gold shipment safely through to New Orleans.
  • Master of Arms
    Master of Arms
    Episode 21
    1/25/57
    6.0
    An expert French swordsman sells Bowie a lottery ticket, but then after Bowie wins he decides that the winings should belong to him and comes after Bowie.
  • Osceola
    Osceola
    Episode 20
    1/18/57
    6.0
    Bowie comes to the aid of the native Seminoles, whom the army is trying to move from their traditional home to a tract of less desirable land.
  • The Beggar of New Orleans
    1/11/57
    7.0
    Bowie tries to help a former champion fencer who has become a street beggar.
  • A Horse for Old Hickory
    1/4/57
    6.0
    Bidding for a racehorse to present as a gift to President Jackson, Bowie finds that he is up against Sam Houston.
  • Monsieur Francois
    Monsieur Francois
    Episode 17
    12/28/56
    6.8
    Bowie comes to the aid of a French boy and his aunt, newly arrived in New Orleans, who are the victims of confidence tricksters.
  • The Return of the Alcibiade
    12/21/56
    5.0
    Bowie goes after the thief who stole an expensive Christmas gift he bought for his mother.
  • The Swordsman
    The Swordsman
    Episode 15
    12/14/56
    7.0
    Bowie runs into trouble when an attractive woman in New Orleans, where he has gone to purchase an estate, turns his head.
  • Outlaw Kingdom
    Episode 14
    12/7/56
    7.0
    Bowie goes after a gang of river pirates who have stolen his cargo.
  • Bowie and His Slave
    Bowie and His Slave
    Episode 13
    11/30/56
    6.0
    Bowie comes to the aid of a former slave who he had freed, but who has been captured and is being sold again at a slave auction.
  • The Select Females
    The Select Females
    Episode 12
    11/23/56
    6.9
    Bowie encounters the headmistress of a school for young ladies, and she tells him that one of her students has been kidnapped.
  • Land Jumpers
    Episode 11
    11/16/56
    5.9
    Just when Jim and his brother try to sell a large tract of land, a Frenchman shows up claiming to have the proper title to the property, which is verified by a local judge.
  • The Secessionist
    Episode 10
    11/9/56
    5.8
    Bowie finds that a friend of his has been asked by President Andrew Jackson to try to talk a group of French planters out of seceding from the Union.
  • The Ghost of Jean Battoo
    11/2/56
    9.0
    Bowie encounters a group of farmers who are being duped into paying protection money to an old woman against the ghost of a famous Louisiana pirate.
  • 10/26/56
    8.0
    On returning from a trip, Bowie finds that the town near his home has been taken over by a gang of young hoodlums.
  • Natchez Trace
    Natchez Trace
    Episode 7
    10/19/56
    6.0
    A group of travelers ask Bowie for help against a rumored highwayman on the trail to Natchez.
  • Broomstick Wedding
    Broomstick Wedding
    Episode 6
    10/12/56
    6.0
    A trade of horses leads to an angry father mistaking Bowie for his neighbor, the potential object of a shotgun wedding.
  • Trapline
    Episode 5
    10/5/56
    7.7
    A fur company is apparently trying to keep the Cajun fur trappers in line by killing anyone who trades with an independent dealer - like Jim Bowie.
  • Deputy Sheriff
    Deputy Sheriff
    Episode 4
    9/28/56
    9.0
    Volunteering as a temporary deputy to guard a prisoner, Bowie comes to believe that the young man may be innocent.
  • 9/21/56
    5.9
    Bowie assists legendary painter/naturalist John James Audubon avoid French forces that are hunting for him.
  • The Squatter
    Episode 2
    9/14/56
    7.4
    Bowie tries to talk a neighbor out of throwing a couple of penniless German squatters off her land.
  • 9/7/56
    7.8
    How Jim Bowie came to invent his famous Bowie knife