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  • Season 2
    • Quiet Night In Porter
      9/23/59
      7.5

      Hoby is hard-pressed when a senile, old woman's actions cause her sons to commit murder.

    • Blind Alley
      Blind Alley
      Episode 38
      9/16/59
      6.0

      Hoby helps a man who has lost his site due to a shot fired by a wanted criminal.

    • Back To Crawford
      Back To Crawford
      Episode 37
      9/9/59
      8.5

      Hoby's sister Norah summons him back to Crawford when she receives threatening letters. The Ranger soon discovers that an old friend is looking for revenge.

    • Inquest
      Inquest
      Episode 36
      9/2/59
      0.0

      Hoby visits an old friend of his father, and gets roped into the case of an apparent suicide. When Hoby wonders if more was involved, everyone--including his father's friend--insists that there wasn't.

    • Toss Up
      Toss Up
      Episode 35
      5/20/59
      7.5

      Hoby gets involved in a family feud when a man hires a gunman to protect himself from his brother-in-law.

    • The Unwanted
      The Unwanted
      Episode 34
      5/13/59
      7.0

      Hoby investigates charges of witchcraft brought against a religious group living outside of the town of Glenville.

    • The Vote
      The Vote
      Episode 33
      5/6/59
      6.5

      Two suffragette supporters come to Porter to help women get the vote, but not all the townspeople are enthusiastic about the idea.

    • Gift Horse
      Gift Horse
      Episode 32
      4/29/59
      7.0

      Hoby gets involved when two men claiming to be Ralph's long-lost uncles arrive in Porter.

    • The Eyes of Jerry Kelso
      4/22/59
      6.0

      Hoby tries to track down the killer of a traveling salesman who died in his hotel room in Porter.

    • The Trick
      The Trick
      Episode 30
      4/15/59
      8.5

      Tully Saxon pays a visit to Tanner... and says that he'll kill him.

    • False Witness
      False Witness
      Episode 29
      4/8/59
      6.5

      A witness arrives in Porter to tell Hoby that a convicted man awaiting execution is innocent.

    • The Protector
      The Protector
      Episode 28
      4/1/59
      7.0

      Hoby runs into trouble when a wanted man is in love with the daughter of a town's sheriff.

    • Stranger In Town
      Stranger In Town
      Episode 27
      3/25/59
      7.0

      Harry Keller sends a letter to Henrietta saying that he's coming to town to kill Hoby... and Hoby has no idea what he looks like.

    • Fear
      Fear
      Episode 26
      3/18/59
      7.5

      When Hoby kills one member of a family bullying Tenner and Joe, the others swear revenge.

    • Hard Lines
      Hard Lines
      Episode 25
      3/11/59
      7.0

      The townspeople demand that Hoby run a Union traitor out of Porter.

    • The Threat
      The Threat
      Episode 24
      3/4/59
      7.5

      A man demands $10,000 from the Porter Bank... or he'll destroy the town.

    • The Gang
      The Gang
      Episode 23
      2/25/59
      6.5

      When Hoby returns from an assignment for the Rangers, he discovers that the Hastings Gang has taken over Porter.

    • The Samaritan
      The Samaritan
      Episode 22
      2/18/59
      8.0

      Hoby makes the mistake of helping a stranger caught in a bear trap. In return the stranger leaves Hoby caught in the same trap and flees.

    • The Feud
      The Feud
      Episode 21
      2/11/59
      7.0

      An old feud erupts when a dying woman returns to be buried in her home town - and Hoby must intervene to prevent further bloodshed.

    • Terror
      Terror
      Episode 20
      2/4/59
      6.5

      Typhoid fever breaks out in Porter, and Hoby and Doc Calhoun have their hands full.

    • Bad Judgment
      Bad Judgment
      Episode 19
      1/28/59
      7.5

      Rafe Borden threatens a witness who will testify that Rafe's brother Lute killed a man. Hoby is called in to persuade the witness to testify.

    • McCallin's Daughter
      1/2/59
      7.0

      A young girl asks Hoby to stop her father from commuting a crime.

    • Every Man a Witness
      12/26/58
      7.0

      When a suspected criminal is "accidentally" lynched, the Rangers send Hoby to get the truth.

    • Guilt
      Guilt
      Episode 16
      12/19/58
      0.0

      Hoby delivers word that a Ranger convicted of murder returns to his hometown... and two men are worried about what that portends.

    • The Kid
      The Kid
      Episode 15
      12/12/58
      0.0

      While tracking down a burglar, Hoby accidentally shoots a 16-year-old boy,

    • Three-Legged Fox
      Three-Legged Fox
      Episode 14
      12/5/58
      9.0

      Five older men ride into Coleman and the sheriff worries that they're going to rob the bank.

    • Day of Vengeance
      Day of Vengeance
      Episode 13
      11/28/58
      7.5

      Convict Jack Summers returns to Porter to get revenge for his brother's death.

    • Sunday's Child
      Sunday's Child
      Episode 12
      11/21/58
      6.0

      A seedy gambler with a reputation comes to Porter to get his baby daughter from her estranged wife, and Hoby has no choice but to help him.

    • Deadly Decoy
      Deadly Decoy
      Episode 11
      11/14/58
      6.0

      Hoby goes to Crater Junction with former Ranger Stan Elliott to identify the body of a man brought in for a bounty.

    • The Schoolteacher
      The Schoolteacher
      Episode 10
      11/7/58
      8.5

      Quince Flanders tries to force schoolteacher Jim Martin out of Porter rather than let Jim educate the Porter children.

    • The Avenger
      The Avenger
      Episode 9
      10/31/58
      6.5

      Lance Garth is shot while robbing the local mining company. He escapes into Porter and dies, and everyone thinks that the saloon girl that he had taken up with has the money.

    • Tenner Smith
      Tenner Smith
      Episode 8
      10/24/58
      9.0

      Some cowpokes plan revenge against the card shark who took their friend's money and then was forced to shoot him when the friend took offense.

    • Matter of Justice
      10/17/58
      7.0

      Hoby rides to Talpa to protect the town against a gang of outlaws coming for one of their own who is awaiting trial.

    • Trapped
      Trapped
      Episode 6
      10/10/58
      8.0

      When a crooked gambler is wounded, his lover guns down his shooter and takes him to a cabin in the middle of a snowstorm... just as Hoby arrives.

    • A Stone For Benny French
      10/3/58
      8.5

      Benny French is the last uncaptured bank robber and Hoby is after him.

    • The Set Up
      The Set Up
      Episode 4
      9/26/58
      7.0

      Rex Fawley is wooing Henrietta... but he has an ulterior motive.

    • Chinese Cowboy
      Chinese Cowboy
      Episode 3
      9/19/58
      8.0

      Hoby tries to help a Chinese launderer, Wong, when the thugs in Porter start picking on the man.

    • Outlaw's Wife
      Outlaw's Wife
      Episode 2
      9/12/58
      7.0

      Abigail Duke visits her hometown for the first time since eloping with an outlaw. The "proper" ladies want Hoby to run her out of town, but he refuses.

    • Killer Take All
      Killer Take All
      Episode 1
      9/5/58
      7.0

      Hoby discovers that a murdered town rancher led a double life as a high-stakes gambler.

  • Season 1