Trackdown - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • The Governor
    The Governor
    Episode 32
    5/23/58
    7.0

    When Governor Hendricks is threatened with assassination, Hoby goes to the dedication and discovers that something else is going on.

  • The Brothers
    The Brothers
    Episode 31
    5/16/58
    7.5

    Hoby travels to Jacksboro to bring a killer to trial, but gets bushwhacked along the way. When he gets to Jacksoboro, he discovers that the killer has a twin brother... and someone claiming to be Hoby got the killer out of jail.

  • End of the World
    End of the World
    Episode 30
    5/9/58
    7.3

    A con man takes advantage of gullible townspeople to convince them that the world is ending unless they buy his protective devices.

  • The Jailbreak
    The Jailbreak
    Episode 29
    5/2/58
    7.0

    A prisoner awaiting transfer takes three men hostage, and demands that Hoby come in or he'll kill them all.

  • The Deal
    The Deal
    Episode 28
    4/25/58
    8.0

    a young orphan boy, Eric Paine, runs away when he hears that Aaron and Penny are planning to adopt him. He falls in with a gunman, Dingo, who decides to ransom the boy back to the townspeople of Porter.

  • The Mistake
    The Mistake
    Episode 27
    4/18/58
    7.0

    Bud Ehlers goes free after being tried for a cattle rancher's murder, thanks to Hoby's influence. Afterward, Bud admits to Hoby that he was guilty. Now, the rancher's partner is in Porter to avenge his friend's death, and Bud wants Hoby to protect him.

  • The Winter Boys
    The Winter Boys
    Episode 26
    4/11/58
    7.5

    The Rangers ask Hoby to keep a witness, Red Bolton safe in Porter until he can testify against the Winter brothers. But one of the brothers escapes and comes looking for Red.

  • The Pueblo Kid
    The Pueblo Kid
    Episode 25
    4/4/58
    7.3

    A sodbuster's son, Jed, returns to Porter with a reputation as a gunslinger named the Pueblo Kid. Hoby soon learns that Jed has never killed anyone... but Jed's old friend looking for a fight doesn't care.

  • The Boy
    The Boy
    Episode 24
    3/28/58
    6.5

    An escaped killer comes to Porter looking for his son, and has the boy's mother killed.

  • The House
    The House
    Episode 23
    3/21/58
    7.0

    After Ruth Curry marries Ben Steele and moves to Porter with him, she disappears a few weeks later. Now her blind daughter Melinda comes looking for her mother.

  • The Judge
    The Judge
    Episode 22
    3/14/58
    7.0

    Hoby arrests the son of the town judge for murder, and the judge wonders if he can impartially rule in the case.

  • The Bounty Hunter
    The Bounty Hunter
    Episode 21
    3/7/58
    7.3

    Bounty hunter Josh Randall goes looking for a man with a $500 bounty on his head, and Hoby tags along.

  • The Trail
    The Trail
    Episode 20
    2/28/58
    7.3

    Hoby captures a train robber in Mexico, thwarting ex-Ranger Clint Serle determined to get reinstated. When the robber gets away, Clint testifies that Hoby deliberately let the man go.

  • The Wedding
    The Wedding
    Episode 19
    2/14/58
    7.0

    A land investor is murdered on the day of his wedding, and $8,000 goes missing.

  • The Young Gun
    The Young Gun
    Episode 18
    2/7/58
    6.8

    To convince a young bank robber who is going to hang to take him to his cohort, Hoby poses as a hold-up man and engineers a fake jail breakout.

  • The Toll Road
    The Toll Road
    Episode 17
    1/31/58
    7.0

    A town's ex-mayor, Luke Wilson, calls Hoby in to protect him from the angry townspeople, after Luke build a toll road. When someone Kills Luke,Hoby tracks down the murderer.

  • The Witness
    The Witness
    Episode 16
    1/24/58
    6.8

    Hoby must find an elusive trapper if he hopes to clear his friend Ned of a murder charge.

  • Right Of Way
    Right Of Way
    Episode 15
    1/17/58
    6.5

    Bowie local boy Billy Burkett is the prime suspect in the murder of rancher Vern Fowler. But Hoby has his doubts and goes looking for the real killer.

  • The Farrand Story
    The Farrand Story
    Episode 14
    1/10/58
    6.5

    Hoby tracks down Norval Franklin, who killed the cheating husband who was stepping out with Norval's girlfriend.

  • The Reward
    The Reward
    Episode 13
    1/3/58
    7.0

    A florist may hold the key to three bank robbers and the money that they stole.

  • Man And Money
    Man And Money
    Episode 12
    12/27/57
    7.0

    Hoby poses as an outlaw to try and convince a bank robber that he's on his side... and to get him to go to his loot.

  • The Town
    The Town
    Episode 11
    12/13/57
    7.3

    Hoby chases a bank robber into a town dominated by the robber's family, and finds himself alone and unarmed with no allies.

  • Look For The Woman
    Look For The Woman
    Episode 10
    12/6/57
    7.0

    Hoby goes to help protect a woman who was used as a hostage to force her brother to help rob a bank.

  • End Of An Outlaw
    End Of An Outlaw
    Episode 9
    11/29/57
    7.8

    Hoby and a fellow Ranger go after Sam Bass after they receive word that Bass is planning a bank robbery.

  • Self-Defense
    Self-Defense
    Episode 8
    11/22/57
    7.0

    Hoby helps a sheriff whose prisoner has been threatened with murder by a beautiful woman

  • Alpine, Texas
    Alpine, Texas
    Episode 7
    11/15/57
    7.3

    Sent to Alpine to investigate the death of a fellow Ranger, Hoby finds a cauldron of hostility and a fierce hatred for the Texas Rangers--an entire lawless town determined to drive him out.

  • Sweetwater, Texas
    Sweetwater, Texas
    Episode 6
    11/8/57
    7.0

    Hoby comes across the remnants of a deadly stagecoach robbery with but one survivor--a baby. Finding a photograph and the name of a woman, Gilman leaves the infant with a doctor and sets off for Sweetwater--where he enlists the aid of a dance-hall girl.

  • Like Father
    Like Father
    Episode 5
    11/1/57
    7.0

    After capturing a dangerous bank robber, Hoby tries to show his wild teenage son the kind of vicious killer his father really was.

  • Easton, Texas
    Easton, Texas
    Episode 4
    10/25/57
    6.8

    Uneasy questions arise as the Ranger investigates the robbery of a Texas Railroad office in Easton. Finding two dead bodies and a suspiciously dynamited safe, Hoby is stymied by a town that doesn't sit well with the dying station agent being suspected.

  • The San Saba Incident
    10/18/57
    5.0

    En route to the state prison in Huntsville, Hoby discovers that he and his wagonload of prisoners, including a young woman convicted of manslaughter, are being tracked - through Indian territory.

  • Law in Lampasas
    Law in Lampasas
    Episode 2
    10/11/57
    7.8

    When a vengeful lynch mob mentality takes over a small Texas town, it falls to Ranger Hoby Gilman to see that justice prevails.

  • The Marple Brothers
    10/4/57
    6.5

    Hoby tracks the notorious Marple Brothers gang to Stockton, where they take women and children as hostages and hole up inside a church.