The Middleman

Season 1 Episode 7

The Cursed Tuba Contingency

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Jul 28, 2008 on ABC Family



  • Allusions

    • The Middleman: Ride Lonesome isn't just a movie, Dubbie.

      Ride Lonesome (1959) stars Randolph as Ben Brigade; Pernell Roberts as Sam Boone; Lee Van Cleef as Frank; Karen Steele as Carrie Lane; and James Coburn as Whit. Brigade is a bounty hunter delivering a murderer named Billy John (James Best). Brigade has to enlist two outlaws (Roberts and Coburn) to help him complete his journey safely. Along the way Billy has to deal with the outlaws when they consider betraying him, Billy's brother Frank (Van Cleef) and hostile Indians.