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Richard Boone
as Paladin

Theme Song Sung
By Johnny Western

IMDB Information

Season 1

ThreeBellsToPerdido S1, Ep1 14 Sep. 1957
Paladin seeks the job of seizing a rancher's son-in-law at Perdido, an isolated Mexican city of outlaws run by outlaws for outlaws.
Jack Lord
TheOutlaw S1, Ep2 21 Sep. 1957
Paladin accepts the task of capturing an escaped criminal, only to form an irregular bond with the convicted man.
Charles Bronson
TheGreatMojaveChase S1, Ep3 28 Sep. 1957
Paladin gambles on eluding an accomplished team of man-hunters in their own stretch of arid wasteland - with the help of an unorthodox Army surplus purchase.
Claude Akins
WinchesterQuarantine S1, Ep4 5 Oct. 1957
When the man in black chooses to aid a tormented Cherokee ranch owner, his actions lead to questions of which side he's really on.
Leo Gordon
AMatterOfEthics S1, Ep5 12 Oct. 1957
Paladin secures some ill feelings when he hires his gun to an accused murderer, but may have to fight an altogether unexpected foe in order to keep the terms of his contract.
Angie Dickinson, Strother Martin, John Mitchum
TheBride S1, Ep6 19 Oct. 1957
Paladin forsakes a possibly lucrative appointment in order to guard a young woman from desert perils.
Mike Connors
StrangeVendetta S1, Ep7 26 Oct. 1957
When a simple theater invitation turns into a case of assassination, Paladin takes an expensive contract that may prove even more irregular than he realizes.
HighWire S1, Ep8 2 Nov. 1957
Paladin plays the sportsman, reluctantly for once, in an effort to reunite a fallen circus performer with his dignity.
Strother Martin, John Dehner, Jack Albertson
ShowOfForce S1, Ep9 9 Nov. 1957
An all-night poker match's deceptive pot gives Paladin strategic inspiration for ending a range war.
Rodolfo Acosta
TheLongNight S1, Ep10 16 Nov. 1957
Three men in black wait to be hanged the next day for a murder it seems any one of them might have committed. Of the three, one's holster bears a silver chess knight.
James Best, William Schallert
TheColonelAndTheLady S1, Ep11 23 Nov. 1957
Paladin is hired to research a "lost chapter" of western history for a writer he is told has cruel intentions.
Denver Pyle, June Vincent, Faye Michael Nuell
NoVisitors S1, Ep12 30 Nov. 1957
Paladin's patience is tested when a settlement, believing typhoid to be a direct result of divine will, condemns innocents to death.
June Lockhart, Grant Withers, Whit Bissell
TheEnglishman S1, Ep13 7 Dec. 1957
Reckless practical jokes endanger human life as Paladin acquaints an English gentleman with new surroundings.
Ted de Corsia
TheYumaTreasure S1, Ep14 14 Dec. 1957
Summoned to a frontier fort, Paladin learns from a Major Wilson that the nearby Maricopas -- on whose land sits a legendary goldmine -- have recently turned hostile. Paladine agrees to escort the Major to meet Gerada, the Maricopa chief, but Wilson proves to be more interested in stealing gold than resolving differences.
Warren Stevens
TheHangingCross S1, Ep15 21 Dec. 1957
Christmas proves a dangerous time when a rancher chooses family over peace and violence over negotiation.
Johnny Crawford
HelenOfAbajinian S1, Ep16 28 Dec. 1957
Paladin is hired to defend an Armenian maiden's honor, but it soon appears that she may not be the one in need of looking after.
Harold J. Stone, Vladimir Sokoloff
EllaWest S1, Ep17 4 Jan. 1958
Paladin suspects his services may be wasted when he is hired to rein in a fiery female performer's violent, unladylike demeanor.
Norma Crane
TheReasonableMan S1, Ep18 11 Jan. 1958
Paladin offers his services in preventing a coming-of-age story from killing either of its two key players.
TheHighGraders S1, Ep19 18 Jan. 1958
Paladin's suspicions are aroused after his tailor dies inside his own goldmine.
Robert Wilke, Susan Cabot
TheLastLaugh S1, Ep20 25 Jan. 1958
Paladin is the subject of a vigilant manhunt after being wrongly accused of the accident that left a rancher's wife crippled.
Peter Whitney, Murray Hamilton, Stuart Whitman, Jean Allison
TheBostonian S1, Ep21 1 Feb. 1958
Paladin assists a Bostonian in Western exile upon learning they once shared a tailor.
TheSinger S1, Ep22 8 Feb. 1958
Paladin takes the job of giving ten minutes alone with a married woman, who has operatic aspirations, to a young client.
Joan Weldon, Denver Pyle, Richard Long
BitterWine S1, Ep23 15 Feb. 1958
It's a small-scale Irish/Italian war when Paladin attempts to make peace between an oilman and a vintner.
GirlFromPiccadilly S1, Ep24 22 Feb. 1958
Paladin's task is to unite a grieving patron with the daughter-in-law he's never met, but the job is complicated by the rather convenient disappearance of any and all identifying documents.
Betsy von Furstenberg, William Schallert
TheO'HareStory S1, Ep25 1 Mar. 1958
The engineer Paladin is hired to stop may be the only man in the picture he truly respects when the fight for an area's water brings in gunmen with less charitable outlooks.
Victor McLaglen, John Doucette
BirdsOfAFeather S1, Ep26 8 Mar. 1958
A right-of-way dispute has turned a small town into a seething battleground for two railroads and Paladin intends to settle it one way or another, whoever hires him.
John Mitchum
TheTeacher S1, Ep27 15 Mar. 1958
Questions of revising the Civil War put a schoolteacher in gunsights until Paladin decides to make a stand, urging those who may find the truth she teaches painful to do the same.
Marian Seldes, Andrew Duggan, Jack Albertson, Peter Breck
Killer'sWidow S1, Ep28 22 Mar. 1958
When Paladin is accused of taking stolen money, he searches for a way to use the situation to better a woman whom he has widowed.
Barbara Baxley, Roy Barcroft, R.G. Armstrong
GunShy S1, Ep29 29 Mar. 1958
In order to collect the gift of a precious jade chess set, Paladin must first intercept the men who stole it from Hey Boy's family.
Jeanette Nolan, Dan Blocker
ThePrizeFightStory S1, Ep30 5 Apr. 1958
To help an old friend, Paladin takes a job guaranteeing a fight against a formidable British boxer when the local Sheriff demands a cut of the action. Keeping the terms of his contract, however, may prove a bit... personal in nature.
HeyBoy'sRevenge S1, Ep31 12 Apr. 1958
Paladin learns all too well how arduous easy living can be without Hey Boy's able help and, to regain his friend, must help him in a fight of honor and retribution.
Pernell Roberts
TheFiveBooksOfOwenDeaver S1, Ep32 26 Apr. 1958
When Philadelphia's penal code is precariously instituted in a frontier town, Paladin decides he owes a favor to an old friend's son.
TheSilverQueen S1, Ep33 3 May 1958
When a beautiful lady receives a half-ownership in a silver mine in a rather suspicious-looking will, Paladin sticks his neck out for the sake of a dead man's true wishes.
Lita Milan, Whit Bissell
ThreeSons S1, Ep34 10 May 1958
Paladin lends his room to a pair of newlyweds and--when the bride receives a wedding gift of her cat, mutilated--intervenes in a vicious family feud that hinges on the patriarch's sanity.
Warren Oates, Jon Lormer
TheReturnOfDrThackeray S1, Ep35 17 May 1958
Paladin again assists his friend Phyllis Thackeray, M.D., when impatience and panic threaten to generate a smallpox epidemic.
June Lockhart, Grant Withers, Johnny Western Born: 10/28/34 Two Harbors, MN Stand By Me
Twenty-FourHoursAtNorthFork S1, Ep36 24 May 1958
When Paladin finds a quick exit from San Francisco convenient he stumbles into some dangerous prejudice against a family of pacifistic Mennonites.
Dyan Cannon, Brad Dexter
SilverConvoy S1, Ep37 31 May 1958
Paladin ventures into Mexico on the trail of a man who, it turns out, has already been arrested and is dead. Another job presents itself, however, in the form of a shipment of silver dug from the ground by prison labor.
BarBara Luna
DeliverTheBody S1, Ep38 7 Jun. 1958
Paladin applies the U.S. Constitution to criminal law in the West when he fights for Habeas Corpus, the right to counsel in defense, and jury trial by peers for a man accused of killing twice with an outmoded cap-and-ball pistol.
R.G. Armstrong, James Franciscus, Madlyn Rhue
TheStatueOfSanSebastian S1, Ep39 14 Jun. 1958
Paladin agrees to track-down a sympathetic highwayman in exchange for the return of a a piece of symbolic statuary currently being held hostage.
John Carradine, Simon Oakland

Season 2

TheManhunter S2, Ep1 13 Sep. 1958
While hunting down the cold blooded killer Jimmy Dawes, Paladin is forced to kill him. When Paladin returns the body, he must face the sheriff and Dawes' angry brothers.
InAnEvilTime S2, Ep2 20 Sep. 1958
Paladin's quarry is an elderly criminal called Pappy French who insists that every man has a price. Unfortunately, Pappy is also being hunted by more malicious hounds--his own gang.
TheManWhoWouldn'tTalk S2, Ep3 27 Sep. 1958
An awkward rancher hires Paladin to train him in romance even as war looms with a neighboring (female) landowner.
Charles Bronson, Dyan Cannon
TheHangingOfRoyCarter S2, Ep4 4 Oct. 1958
Paladin doubts his unlikely task of delaying a state execution until new evidence can be presented can be accomplished without assistance that is not being offered.
DuelAtFlorence S2, Ep5 11 Oct. 1958
Florence township's barber and self-taught physician refuses to kill for the hand of his fiancée, but her other two suitors have no such qualms.
TheProtégé S2, Ep6 18 Oct. 1958
The training Paladin gives a put-upon young man in the art of gunmanship seems to take quite well--all but the most important lesson of all.
TheRoadToWickenburg S2, Ep7 25 Oct. 1958
Paladin flees a corrupt town, run by the violent Goodfellows, with a saloon girl whose penchant for literary quotation may match his own.
ASenseOfJustice S2, Ep8 1 Nov. 1958
Paladin seeks to thwart mob "justice" against a simple young man accused of killing a local womanizer.
YoungGun S2, Ep9 8 Nov. 1958
During a bitterly bizarre dispute over an arid region's water supply, Paladin faces a reluctant but deadly gun in the son of resigned shootist.
TheLady S2, Ep10 15 Nov. 1958
Comanche violence gravely escalates around Paladin as he guides the Honourable Diane Coulter to her brother's Arizona ranch.
ASnareForMurder S2, Ep11 22 Nov. 1958
Paladin becomes entangled with two paranoid miners and a missing Sharps Buffalo rifle.
Harry Morgan
TheBalladOfOscarWilde S2, Ep12 6 Dec. 1958
When the noted British humorist plans an appearance in San Francisco, Paladin must extricate Oscar Wilde from the unpleasant predicament of being held for ransom.
TheSolidGoldPatrol S2, Ep13 13 Dec. 1958
Paladin informs a Corporal Callahan, pinned down by the Apache, that his lottery ticket is worth over half a million dollars.
SomethingToLiveFor S2, Ep14 20 Dec. 1958
Paladin crabbily takes a rich and essentially suicidal alcoholic into his protection while trekking the north country.
TheMoor'sRevenge S2, Ep15 27 Dec. 1958
Shakespeare is brought, against Paladin's advice, to the hamlet of San Diego.
Vincent Price, Morey Amsterdam
TheWager S2, Ep16 3 Jan. 1959
A wealthy patron's request for Paladin's guardianship may end differently than expected with gambling involved--gambling with the highest of stakes.
Denver Pyle
TheTaffetaMayor S2, Ep17 10 Jan. 1959
When a mayoral candidate is killed in an explosion, Paladin sees fit to remind the widow that her great state of Wyoming is the first to grant women suffrage.
LadyOnTheStagecoach S2, Ep18 17 Jan. 1959
Paladin shares a stage with an enthralling Apache princess and a large shipment of gold.
TreasureTrail S2, Ep19 24 Jan. 1959
Paladin reluctantly serves proxy for one of four ex-cavalrymen in their suspicious search for a hidden treasure.
Juliet S2, Ep20 31 Jan. 1959
Paladin is just passing through when he walks into a blood feud that threatens to destroy a teenage girl just returning to the area.
HuntTheManDown S2, Ep21 7 Feb. 1959
Neither side has a clean path to victory in the case of two brothers at each other's throats over a woman, a whip, and a wire fence.
Robert Wilke
TheScorchedFeather S2, Ep22 14 Feb. 1959
Monsieur Robert Ceilbleu hires Paladin to protect former scout Billy Blue Sky from a young but dreaded Comanche war chief whose true identity is decidedly open to speculation.
Lon Chaney Jr.
TheReturnOfTheLady S2, Ep23 21 Feb. 1959
The Honourable Diana Coulter writes Paladin to ask that he give her away at the upcoming wedding to a proud Confederate general.
TheMonsterOfMoonRidge S2, Ep24 28 Feb. 1959
The story of a creature half bear, half human wandering the Moon Ridge Mountains catches Paladin's eye.
TheLongHunt S2, Ep25 7 Mar. 1959
Paladin tracks a fugitive in the Montes de Sangres range of New Mexico, but may find his own sympathies with neither his employer nor his prey.
DeathOfAGunfighter S2, Ep26 14 Mar. 1959
When his distaste for a potential employer permits a murder to take place on the street in front of him, Paladin ignores an amnesty order to hunt the killer.
Suzanne Pleshette
IncidentAtBorrascaBend S2, Ep27 21 Mar. 1959
A surrealistic mining camp takes Paladin prisoner as a murder suspect. Paladin's just passing through, making him a perfect patsy for the drunken all-male residents' rough frontier justice dished out by self-appointed Judge Wesson whose IQ seems to equal the rest of the citizens combined. The bearded Paladin must uncover the wily, real killer before the Borrascans go on a bender and string Paladin up for fun.
MaggieO'Bannion S2, Ep28 4 Apr. 1959
Paladin's bushwhacked by an arrogant ranch foreman, so he signs on as a cook in the ranch owner's house, to serve revenge up warm. The fact that the widowed owner's a gorgeous dish figures in Paladin's recipe, plus the BBW servant, Cookie warms up to Paladin quickly.
TheChase S2, Ep29 11 Apr. 1959
Pallid bank clerk flees when accused of killing a deputy while robbing the bank. His wife is so sure of his innocence, she hires Paladin to bring him in before a rabid posse does. The posse doesn't seem to care if the young man is guilty or not - they're intoxicated by the scent of blood.
Alaska S2, Ep30 18 Apr. 1959
Paladin receives an urgent letter from a man he plays chess with through the mail. When he arrives he sees his friend being beaten by two men who dispute his claim and don't want to share this newly acquired wilderness with anyone. A fixed dog sled race helps a local official decide who should share in these spoils after all.
TheManWhoLost S2, Ep31 25 Apr. 1959
Paladin is hired by Joe Gage to bring in Ben Coey for the murder of Mrs. Bryson's husband -- $500 Dead or $1000 Alive. Everyone tells him to just collect the $500. But Ben says he didn't do it and the only witness is Mrs. Bryson who he says he never met.
Jack Elam
ReturnOfRoyCarter S2, Ep32 2 May 1959
Paladin is summoned by a man who he and a prison chaplain saved from hanging. The man (Roy Carter) has heard that the Chaplain has taken to the hills trying to help catch a prison escapee he feels responsible for.
SonsOfAaronMurdock S2, Ep33 9 May 1959
Paladin is retained by Aaron Murdock, who has two sons. One, Lew, is a killer, known for enjoying inflicting pain. The other, 19-year-old Jaime, adores his older brother. Aaron Murdock wants Paladin to prevent Jaime from following the path Lew has taken.
Comanche S2, Ep34 16 May 1959
Paladin is hired to find a U.S. Army corporal, who is a deserter and the son of a general. Paladin must travel into Indian territory as he seeks the corporal. Along the way, Paladin encounters a soldier he knew from his own time in the Army. It turns out the corporal is part of the 7th Calvary, and is part of the command of George Custer.
Homecoming S2, Ep35 23 May 1959
Paladin is hired to escort a recently released, wrongfully convicted man back to the town of Hammond to make reparations. The man who hires him now is the same who hired him to arrest this man two years ago.
TheFifthMan S2, Ep36 30 May 1959
A killer escapes from prison, steals back to his hometown, then hangs around methodically picking off his enemies. Four respected citizens fall quickly. A terrified local resident contracts Paladin to re-capture the ice-cold convict, but even with the fearsome Paladin entrenched the murderer still doesn't flee. Nor will anybody give Paladin a clue why.
HeritageOfAnger S2, Ep37 6 Jun. 1959
A young Mexican boy (Joe/Jose) is given up shortly after being born to an American family. Once the boy reached teen age the mother with the help of legendary Mexican bandit/gun hand is trying to get him back. Paladin gets the mother to agree to allow the boy to decide where he will live. Since the boy wants a better education to allow for his plans to be an engineer to come true, he chooses to stay with his parents. This leaves Paladin to deal to with the women's backer.
TheHauntedTrees S2, Ep38 13 Jun. 1959
Female lumber mill owner accuses her stepson of a sabotage campaign, and hires Paladin to stop it. After her husband died the widow disinherited the stepson. Motive, opportunity, yes, but Paladin's feelings about her become very mixed: sympathetic, aroused, and increasingly suspicious.
GoldAndBrimstone S2, Ep39 20 Jun. 1959
A feverish old man and his grown son find an abandoned mine dubbed "Lucifer's Pit." They're trying to fight off a gang, led by Dirks, that wants the mine for themselves, thinking it rich in gold. When things look their worst, the old man says he would sell their souls to the devil. Just then, Paladin appears in a puff of sulfur smoke as the smell of brimstone is in the air.

Season 3

First,CatchATiger S3, Ep1 12 Sep. 1959
Two of the three men responsible for hanging Jacob Mordain's son have been gunned down by Fred Horn. The third, heading to Wyoming to face him, is Paladin.
EpisodeInLaredo S3, Ep2 19 Sep. 1959
Paladin befriends a famed gunfighter. He tries to avoid a showdown, but there is no other way out.
LesGirls S3, Ep3 26 Sep. 1959
Rancher J. Brodie contracts Paladin to deliver three mail order brides to his home in Oregon.
ThePosse S3, Ep4 3 Oct. 1959
Paladin meets a man on the trail who confesses to two murders. The man then convinces a posse with hanging on its mind that Paladin is the killer.
ShotByRequest S3, Ep5 10 Oct. 1959
Winston Ainslee, an aging and well educated gunfighter, employs Paladin to help him, gracefully and with honor, end his career. But the last person he killed has a brother seeking revenge; and he just arrived in town on the stage with Paladin.
Pancho S3, Ep6 24 Oct. 1959
Don Luis has hired Paladin to escort his daughter away from her home and a peasant boy who has grown up and has eyes for her. The boy has thoughts of revenge for the mistreatment at her father's hand and tries to do exactly that; unless Paladin can intervene.
Fragile S3, Ep7 31 Oct. 1959
Paladin is hired by first class chef Etienne (Werner Klemperer) to transport a large piece of plate glass from San Francisco into mining country for his restaurant window. Promised a first-class meal and $1000 for accomplishing this task successfully, Paladin agrees. Along the way there are various difficulties which include Indians, an envious rancher and a drunk who loves the sound of breaking glass.
Werner Klemperer
Unforgiven S3, Ep8 7 Nov. 1959
A disgraced General summons Paladin to his deathbed to deliver a message to a personal enemy. Gen. Crommer tried to court-martial Paladin in the Civil War, so Paladin's a very reluctant messenger. Paladin returned the favor then and takes the assignment now, while back at the wealthy Crommer's mansion, his heirs celebrate the miser's impending demise.
TheBlackHandkerchief S3, Ep9 14 Nov. 1959
Paladin is hired to help Michelle's brother Pete be freed on charges he has confessed to. Finding those responsible is hampered as they are after him too.
TheGoldenToad S3, Ep10 21 Nov. 1959
Webster, a man with three daughters, thinks he's found gold. He's worried that feisty Doris, a woman with three sons, is going to take it away from him so he hires Paladin to protect his interests. Paladin does some research before leaving San Francisco and discovers a solution which breaks the impasse in more ways than one.
Tiger S3, Ep11 28 Nov. 1959
Paladin receives a bank draft for $1000 asking him to "come kill a tiger before it kills me." In his host's mind this tiger curse is warranted as he wounded a tiger while in India and it came back to a village only to slaughter 100 of its residents. Paladin then learns of a circus coming to town. Its main attraction - a tiger!
ChampagneSafari S3, Ep12 5 Dec. 1959
Paladin is asked to join a Buffalo hunting party. He encounters a group fearful of Wogs (Indian, savages) after the death of one of the party, killed by an arrow from 100 yards away.
CharleyRedDog S3, Ep13 12 Dec. 1959
Summoned to a beleaguered Western village to drive off a desperado, Paladin meets a young Native American, who's taken a correspondence course in being a Marshal, and plans to install himself as lawman for the tiny town. Paladin is charmed by the sincerity and honesty of the seemingly naive Charley Red Dog, whose grandfather was shot for sport in the hamlet. Paladin figures they can work together, though Charley doesn't want any help, plus the town puts on an all-out blitz at high noon, to avoid a Red Dog for Marshal...
TheNakedGun S3, Ep14 19 Dec. 1959
Monk, a grubby and somewhat eccentric cattle thief, latches on to Paladin in the hopes that he will protect him against Rook, a nasty and vicious trail boss.
Robert Wilke, Ken Curtis
OneCameBack S3, Ep15 26 Dec. 1959
Ben Harvey hires Paladin to escort him to a town called Gila where he has a family store. Now that he is out of prison, he wants to get on with his life despite his past. The only thing stopping him is a town bent on hanging the rest of the Harvey clan.
James Coburn
TheProphet S3, Ep16 2 Jan. 1960
A U.S. general is teaching Apaches European military tactics, so Paladin is hired by military intelligence to capture or kill the deserter. The general's Apache wife was raped by his own troops, so now General Nunez's combined forces with her tribe near Alamogordo to start a war against the U.S. Cavalry. Paladin served with the General in the Union Army, and is skeptical about the fierce, All Army ex-Indian fighter.
TheDayOfTheBadMan S3, Ep17 9 Jan. 1960
C. Palmer sends for Paladin to clean up Cedar Wells - a place where folks lose at faro, lose their lives and the cattle she tries to sell there. With the help of Laredo Perkins, Paladin hatches an idea of how exactly he can earn his fee.
ThePledge S3, Ep18 16 Jan. 1960
Ike Brennan's wife Maureen is being held hostage by Indians. He hires Paladin to escort him to where the Indians will exchange Maureen for food and blankets. Before Paladin can get Maureen back, he must contend with a nosy cavalry patrol and a dangerous secret which just might get everyone killed.
Jenny S3, Ep19 23 Jan. 1960
Paladin intercedes to delay a stalker until his prey Jenny has left San Francisco, but another man, who's eerily calm, KOs Paladin from behind. On horseback, Paladin catches up with her stagecoach, and forces the stalker off, but the silent partner quietly remains on-board, undetected. While all the men on the trip clear a landslide blocking the stagecoach's path, someone else entirely kidnaps Jenny! Again, Paladin saddles up to go after Jenny.
ReturnToFortBenjamin S3, Ep20 30 Jan. 1960
An Indian chief asks Paladin for help. His son has been convicted of murder by the army and sentenced to be executed. The chief wants Paladin to help make sure that the boy will be buried according to tribal customs, which he doesn't believe the army will do. Paladin agrees and travels to the fort where the son is being held. However, the more he finds out about the case, the more he becomes convinced that the young man was actually framed for the murder for which he's to be executed.
Robert Wilke
TheNightTheTownDied S3, Ep21 6 Feb. 1960
Paladin is hired to protect Aaron Bell from the townspeople who all may want to kill the just released convict. He was sentenced for treason, protecting his fugitive brother Paul from the army. Who does he need to worry about? The townspeople or Aaron?
TheLedge S3, Ep22 13 Feb. 1960
Paladin rides upon a group of men heading to Mercerville. When they see a stranger on the cliff side swept away by an avalanche, it's soon revealed why each of them has their reasons why they can't or won't see if he is still alive even though one is a doctor.
TheLadyOnTheWall S3, Ep23 20 Feb. 1960
Paladin is accused by Bonanza's citizenry of swiping the treasured painting behind the bar of the hamlet's last remaining saloon. The portrait of a vibrant and gorgeous former woman resident, sustains the spirits of elderly townsmen, remembering her and the area's halcyon Gold Rush days.
TheMisguidedFather S3, Ep24 27 Feb. 1960
Paladin finds his friend Charlie Blackburn dead on his davenport. When he returns him to his hometown of Alimo for burial, he finds that neither he nor Charlie is very welcome.
TheHatchetMan S3, Ep25 5 Mar. 1960
Paladin is hired by the San Francisco Police to watch over its first Asian officer, who's had a bounty placed on his head by the tongs but has refused protection for fear of losing face.
FightAtAdobeWells S3, Ep26 12 Mar. 1960
A wealthy financier, Commodore Guilder, hires Paladin to protect him from Quanah Parker, a half-Indian, half-white warrior. Arriving at Adobe Wells, Paladin discovers that Guilder did not tell him the full story.
TheGladiators S3, Ep27 19 Mar. 1960
Vain old gasbag challenges a young fop to a duel, so Paladin is hired to go to New Orleans to stop it. Complicating Paladin's assignment are his attraction to the older combatant's luscious daughter, and that the younger man imports feared Texas gunslinger Sledge as his second.
James Coburn
LoveOfABadWoman S3, Ep28 26 Mar. 1960
Paladin drops his current seduction, to instead kill a husband and marry the rich widow. That's his cover for the assignment from husband Haskel, who reads a chilling message between the lines in his drop-dead wife's personals ad: she's had it with being a trophy. She wants Haskel's head over the mantle now. When Paladin arrives at the couple's ranch, there's a long line of willing applicants already.
AnInternationalAffair S3, Ep29 2 Apr. 1960
Princess Mapuana pays Paladin to keep safe a gift - a signet ring from her royal family to our president. But someone is killing off those involved.
LadyWithAGun S3, Ep30 9 Apr. 1960
A man is shot at by a woman because he killed her little brother during the Civil War. He has been running from her since then. Paladin offers to contact the police but when that is refused, he offers his card and services.
NeverHelpTheDevil S3, Ep31 16 Apr. 1960
When Doggie's shooting arm is injured winning a gunfight, the impoverished citizens dig deep to rabidly bet on who will finish off their local menace (and when). Passerby Paladin wants nothing to do with it, but decides even the despicable gunslinger deserves some justice, so he agrees to get him out of town so he can stand trial.
Ambush S3, Ep32 23 Apr. 1960
Several travelers are held by gunpoint at a ferry crossing, including Paladin and his prisoner. What fate awaits them soon appears in the form of a blind father seeking vengeance for his son's killer which he believes to be one of them.
BlackSheep S3, Ep33 30 Apr. 1960
Paladin is hired to bring back from Mexico an heir to a sizable fortune. One catch -- the heir may have to spend several years in jail for crimes he committed. But is it jail Paladin is leading him to or something else?
FullCircle S3, Ep34 14 May 1960
Paladin receives word from someone out of his past that he needs help. Only issue -- this is not a friend but someone he trusted who ran out leaving him to face a vengeful brother's bullet.
TheTwins S3, Ep35 21 May 1960
Adam Marakian hires Paladin to find his twin brother Sam, someone he's always admired. The only person who can tell them apart is his wife, who seems helpful but only at first.
TheCampaignOfBillyBanjo S3, Ep36 28 May 1960
Billy Banjo Jones is running for state senate, supported by his rich and domineering wife, Elise. But he hires Paladin to give protection to his opponent, Jansen, because he fears that Elise may do murder to ensure his successful election.
Ransom S3, Ep37 4 Jun. 1960
Paladin searches for a man who once served the emperor of Mexico, but he's not the only one after him.
TheTrial S3, Ep38 11 Jun. 1960
Morgan Gibbs hires Paladin to bring his son in alive for the murder of his fiancee. He tries to but a bounty hunter is there first and shoots him in the back. Now Morgan wants Paladin to have a kangaroo style trial for his son's murder.
TheSearch S3, Ep39 18 Jun. 1960
Lane Kilmer brings Paladin to the bedside of his dying mother, who wishes to hire Paladin to find her son Martin, lost for 20 years. Paladin decides to follow the lead of Mr. Edwards, another person engaged by Mrs. Kilmer to find Martin.

Season 4

TheFatalist S4, Ep1 10 Sep. 1960
Rivka Shotness seeks the help of Paladin in the hopes he will protect her father who is about to testify against a local outlaw he saw kill a man. Usually witnesses don't make it to trial or suffer some other malady before they do.
Robert Blake
Love'sYoungDream S4, Ep2 17 Sep. 1960
Pelt scavenger Monk returns to plague Paladin when Monk inherits 50% of the Barbary Coast's swankest nightclub. Paladin has to Pygmalion the odoriferous Monk just to stay the disco's bouncers from repeatedly flinging buckskin-clad Monk into a nice, cleansing gutter. To hyena-like Monk, the club's peacock-feathered co-owner Augusta is even more attractive than a freshly killed gazelle. Can even Paladin the sophisticate spruce up Monk enough to keep him atop Nob Hill?
AHeadOfHair S4, Ep3 24 Sep. 1960
A newspaper article reports that the Nez Perce Indians have kidnapped a white woman. Paladin rides to a nearby Army post hoping to get some help in finding her. His Sioux guide soon proves he has ulterior motives.
Ben Johnson, George Kennedy
OutAtTheOldBallPark S4, Ep4 1 Oct. 1960
Paladin is summoned to ump when warring baseball clubs besiege Whiskey Slide. Almost everyone in the cattle town bets heavily on their local cowpokes versus a barnstorming pro 9, so gunshots outnumber home run shots. Paladin's resume includes serving under Gen. Abner Doubleday in the Civil War, and witnessing the first openly pro team, the Cincinnati Red Stockings play in 1869, so Mayor Whiteside, Sheriff Fix, and Chicago Bears manager Marcus Goodbaby ink the expensive free agent ump.
SaturdayNight S4, Ep5 8 Oct. 1960
Paladin is suspected of murder after taking the wrong road East in a gale, stranding him in a wild town under the gun of a corrupt sheriff. The lawman doesn't mind bar fights, as long as he can take advantage of the combatants, so weary, sodden Paladin is swept into jail with 4 surly locals: including a thief, a barnyard philosopher, and 2 romantic rivals.
Martin Balsam
TheCalf S4, Ep6 15 Oct. 1960
A fence has two sides. On one is a landowner who won't give up anything he finds on his side. On the other is an old man and his adopted son, content to keep to themselves. Paladin decides to help keep the landowner on his side, no matter the cost.
TheTenderGun S4, Ep7 22 Oct. 1960
Paladin gets a letter from the sheriff of Arroyo asking him to come help remove a covey of gunslinging water moccasins. The sheriff's nephew referred him and says he is just the man. His reward will be pretty interesting too.
TheShootingOfJessieMay S4, Ep8 29 Oct. 1960
After reading an article in a local newspaper, Paladin rides to Wyoming to see Joe Ergo. Seems that Jessie May Turnbow is seeking revenge against the jury that convicted his father ten years earlier. What he's using is a handmade automatic shotgun that cuts a wide and bloody path.
Robert Blake
ThePokerFiend S4, Ep9 12 Nov. 1960
Mrs. Neal will pay Paladin his biggest payday yet if he can return her husband before he loses all his money in a poker game he has been at for several months. Only two people and a sickness stand in his way.
Warren Oates
Crowbait S4, Ep10 19 Nov. 1960
Paladin is hired to find an old prospector who's looking for an Indian silver mine.
TheMarshal'sBoy S4, Ep11 26 Nov. 1960
Marshal Lamport wires Paladin. His son, accused of killing Burt Gulley, is on the run. He needs his help making sure he is brought to trial instead of killed by Burt's father, a member of the posse.
FoggBound S4, Ep12 3 Dec. 1960
Paladin meets Phileas Fogg, world traveler on a tight schedule, along with Passepartout and Princess Aouda. He agrees to escort them to Reno for transit to New York City, not realizing Fogg has offended someone who is out for revenge.
TheLegacy S4, Ep13 10 Dec. 1960
Paladin joins a posse determined to capture Sam Tarnitzer. When he finds and shoots him, Sam writes a deathbed will leaving his considerable holdings to him -- unless one of the posse should kill him first.
George Kennedy
ThePrisoner S4, Ep14 17 Dec. 1960
Paladin is approached about a justified killing he was involved in over a decade ago. A then 13 year old is now to be hanged for his alleged involvement with one brother who was killed by Paladin and two others that were hung. The town seems ready to mete out their version of justice unless Paladin and a Boston judge can bring their own.
ThePuppeteer S4, Ep15 24 Dec. 1960
On the trail, Paladin has to kill his fallen horse. He is soon picked up by a mountebank heading for Fort Pawnee. He soon learns that his benefactor has ulterior motives for coming here and reveals them during a puppet show.
TheSanctuary S4, Ep16 31 Dec. 1960
Paladin is on his way to Monterey. He stops for the night at a mission and finds it surrounded by gunmen who want someone inside who has been granted sanctuary. Now Paladin must decide to continue on his journey or how he can help.
AQuietNightInTown-Part1 S4, Ep17 7 Jan. 1961
Paladin reads a newspaper article describing a brutal killing. After capturing the fugitive he goes to a small Texas town to catch a train north with his prisoner. Paladin has his hands full as the townspeople are out to liven up what would have been just another quiet night.
AQuietNightInTown-Part2 S4, Ep18 14 Jan. 1961
After one of the townspeople shoot and kill his prisoner, Paladin vows they will all pay. Is he seeking revenge for losing a prisoner or trying to take those that did it into custody for the justice they felt they had already handed out?
ThePrincessAndTheGunfighter S4, Ep19 21 Jan. 1961
Paladin is hired to find and return a Princess who has run away. When he does he shows her how and why it would be best to return to her kingdom and responsibilities on her own.
ShadowOfAMan S4, Ep20 28 Jan. 1961
Paladin receives a desperate plea from an unidentified woman to meet in Patchwork Junction. With the note is his retainer - a diamond brooch with a purported appraised value of $2000 - that's made of paste! When he arrives he finds himself being drawn into some old prejudices between a cattle baron from the north and a cotton farmer from the south.
LongWayHome S4, Ep21 4 Feb. 1961
Paladin receives a reply to a telegram he sent regarding a wanted man with a $5000 bounty on his head. When he catches up to him, he finds a man whose slave past is what really may have made him an outlaw.
TheTaxGatherer S4, Ep22 11 Feb. 1961
Paladin's services are sought to collect cattle taxes in a small Oregon town. It's difficult going as most of the citizens have never voted or paid taxes before. One hitch - most of the cattle has been rustled from someone else.
TheFatalFlaw S4, Ep23 25 Feb. 1961
A snow blizzard strands Paladin, a marshal and his prisoner at a cabin. Horseless and wounded they must try to get the prisoner to jail before he can talk his way out of his shackles. But what puzzles Paladin is why the prisoner was caught in the first place when he could have easily avoided capture.
Jena Engstrom, Royal Dano, Allyn Joslyn
Fandango S4, Ep24 4 Mar. 1961
Paladin reads of an old sheriff friend in Texas from a newspaper article of two escapees just convicted of murder they said they only meant as a fandango. The brother of the deceased is a known gunman and will kill these boys even if Paladin tries to get in the way.
TheLastJudgment S4, Ep25 11 Mar. 1961
Paladin rides into an Arkansas town where they are about to have a hanging. He finds a man, a doctor, whose crime is that he mended an outlaw's wounds and that outlaw then shot the deputy who was pursuing him. Standing in as the defendant's lawyer, Paladin decides to use a few methods of his own while he waits for the federal judge - prevarication, procrastination, and chicanery.
TheGoldBar S4, Ep26 18 Mar. 1961
Paladin is hired to retrieve a stolen gold bar taken from a bank before the state examiner comes Monday. When he catches up to the clerk who took it, complications ensue and Paladin instead helps him put the bar back.
Everyman S4, Ep27 25 Mar. 1961
In Temple City, Danceman prohibits guns, killing any gunmen he encounters. When Paladin visits his pal Cus Mincus, the beefy Danceman doesn't exempt the Man in Black, informing him that 'nobody owns life, we just rent it'. Fortune teller Madmoiselle Destin warns Paladin to leave.
TheSiege S4, Ep28 1 Apr. 1961
The Water Bugs gang poison water unless settlers pay protection. One gang member lolls in the new jail the town is proud of, but unfortunately, the door hasn't been delivered yet. Paladin plans to earn the reward offered by local citizens. But does besieged Apache Junction want justice or vengeance ?
LongWeekend S4, Ep29 8 Apr. 1961
Paladin is hired to stop a silver miner, short of killing him, from getting drunk and tearing up the town. Paladin is willing to try, but it must be his way with no interference from the town.
ElPasoStage S4, Ep30 15 Apr. 1961
Responding to a newspaper item, Paladin takes the overland stage to Bracketville to see a man named DeWitt about his supposedly unruly son. For his fee, he is to kidnap the boy and take him to another town, where some friends will sit on him until he cools down. He discovers that DeWitt's son is the new attorney who rode with him on the stage into town. When the son is killed, Paladin must shoot it out with the marshal or be killed himself.
Buddy Ebsen
DukeOfTexas S4, Ep31 22 Apr. 1961
Paladin is hired by an Austrian prince (wishing to remain anonymous), to escort him to the Mexican border. When he thinks better of taking the job and is beaten up, he changes his mind for no other reason than to protect the young prince.
BrokenImage S4, Ep32 29 Apr. 1961
Paladin responds to a note he receives that says a man who single-handedly captured the Stoner gang has refused to go after the Bradley gang after they shot up and robbed the Big Oak bank. Little does anyone know the true reasons that man won't do as expected may get Paladin killed.
Brother'sKeeper S4, Ep33 6 May 1961
On his way from Santa Fe after collecting a $2500 reward, Paladin is attacked and nearly killed by a puma. Nearly unconscious, two men walk up and deciding that he won't make it, take his horse, guns and money and ride off. He staggers to the nearest town only to discover that the information he gathered about these men could apply to most of the town. Now how will get back his property.
Bearbait S4, Ep34 13 May 1961
In taking a commission, Paladin travels to Deerfield. There he immediately falls afoul of a young, abusive ranch hand. After being put in his place, he recruits two coworkers to help him do likewise to Paladin.
TheCure S4, Ep35 20 May 1961
Martha Jane Conroy aka Calamity Jane is at rock bottom. With the help of an old friend, Paladin, she tries to recoup some losses from her former business partner.
TheRoad S4, Ep36 27 May 1961
Men scavenge for whatever they can along the trail that may or may not lead to gold. When Paladin finds himself on the same path, he has to be careful lest he fall prey to those same men. When his gun and all other goods are stolen, he makes an atlatl to defend himself, regain some his possessions, and save his life.
George Kennedy
TheUneasyGrave S4, Ep37 3 Jun. 1961
A friend asks Paladin to inspect his vineyards in Sonoma, to see what is happening to the taste of his wine. Outside Johnsonville, a woman is digging a grave. When he stops, she asks for his help to avenge the deceased.
SoledadCrossing S4, Ep38 10 Jun. 1961
Paladin responds to an ad offering a $2000 reward for the twins who killed two deputies and wounded four bystanders. He captures one; the other is already dead "of natural causes." But he has difficulty returning him when the town is quarantined due to possible diphtheria outbreak, and he as well as his prisoner may be infected.

Season 5

TheVigil S5, Ep1 16 Sep. 1961
Paladin agrees to accompany a nurse to the gold fields; she aspires to replace its deceased physician. Along the way, they encounter two men who have just buried their companion.
George Kennedy
TheEducationOfSaraJane S5, Ep2 23 Sep. 1961
The Darrow and Tyler families have been feuding so long they don't remember who started it. It's up to Paladin to help them decide if the feud should continue.
Duane Eddy
TheRevenger S5, Ep3 30 Sep. 1961
Paladin takes a $500 stagecoach ride with an embezzler, a convicted cutthroat, an adulteress and a murderer to collect the other half of that bill. He runs into a Mexican bandit bent on knowing who among them is responsible for the death of the wife of one of his men. Good thing his name is Solomon.
OddsForBigRed S5, Ep4 7 Oct. 1961
A saloon owner is wounded when Paladin is involved in a shootout inside the establishment, but with the doctor out of town, odds are high that she will not survive the night.
AProofOfLove S5, Ep5 14 Oct. 1961
Paladin urges a momma's boy farmer to win back his wayward mail-order bride, by besting party-animal neighbor Rud Saxon in a dance contest. The meek farm-boy hired Paladin to teach him to outdraw the usurper, but Paladin convinces him that he can win her Greek heart with his feet.
George Kennedy
TheGospelSinger S5, Ep6 21 Oct. 1961
Bugbear wants to change its image. When Paladin is hired, his idea of disarmament is working fine. Until a missionary rides to town with her own methods for doing the same thing.
TheRace S5, Ep7 28 Oct. 1961
Paladin is offered $1000 to win a horse race called a mule kalanta. When he arrives he finds out what the bet is, and he decides to make a change.
Ben Johnson
TheHangingOfAaronGibbs S5, Ep8 4 Nov. 1961
Paladin crosses paths with Sarah Gibbs on her way to see her husband's hanging for a crime he did commit. A proper burial is all she is seeking but she has a paper that says she can't even visit him. When one deputy wants to just drop the bodies in the mine, there is a tug of conscience between the relatives, Sarah and Paladin.
ThePiano S5, Ep9 11 Nov. 1961
The famous pianist, Franz Lister, has been hired to give a concert. However, his much beloved piano has been kidnapped. For $1000 Paladin must recover it or pay a $20,000 ransom instead.
BenJalisco S5, Ep10 18 Nov. 1961
Ben Jalisco, a bounty hunter with 34 credited kills, has broken out of prison, the same one Paladin helped put him in. Paladin heads to Texas to Ben's wife who helped put him away six years ago and is feared to be the target of his wrath.
TheBrothers S5, Ep11 25 Nov. 1961
Edna Raleigh hires Paladin to return Bram Holden for the murder of her husband. When Paladin crosses paths with a deranged prospector in the desert, he must deal with the notion he has his long lost brother who stole his wife.
Buddy Ebsen
ADropOfBlood S5, Ep12 2 Dec. 1961
Paladin is invited to be the best man at a wedding of the daughter of an old friend. When he arrives, he runs across some wedding crashers who feel they have a score to settle.
AKnightToRemember S5, Ep13 9 Dec. 1961
Paladin receives a telegram from the heirs to the Caloca fortune requesting he come and help retrieve their father before he is injured or worse, killed. What he hasn't been told is the son hopes he will kill him, one knight to another, as their father believes he is Don Quixote himself whose only wish is to achieve knighthood.
BlindCircle S5, Ep14 16 Dec. 1961
Two years ago the Cattleman's Association put a bounty of $500 on a rustler who was never caught. Now they don't want him pursued but a bounty hunter, who seems to only care about, doesn't know or maybe he doesn't care.
TheKid S5, Ep15 23 Dec. 1961
Paladin is sent a $100 bill and told there are 9 more like it. When he arrives in the town, the sender is dead, and Paladin finds himself in a high-stakes poker game for a "silver strike" with the man who killed him.
Squatter'sRights S5, Ep16 30 Dec. 1961
Paladin wants to pay off a debt to a man whose brother feels he needs to remove some squatters from some land he owns. For $1,000 he will do just that. When the landowner goes too far, he changes his mind.
George Kennedy
Lazarus S5, Ep17 6 Jan. 1962
After local boozing champ Big Fontana cheats Paladin in a drink-off, sickly Boise Peabody convinced he'll die by morning, challenges the sneaky fast draw to a shootout. Paladin helped Boise hide from fellow miners who are so lonely for female company they want Boise to dress up like a woman. The dying Boise realizes he's been afraid all his life, so decides he'll go out like a lion.
JusticeInHell S5, Ep18 13 Jan. 1962
Paladin goes after a wagon-master who led the massacre of his own wagon train. Rusty Doggett hides out in a town entirely populated by wanted outlaws. Finding someone to betray Doggett in the Bide-a-Wee Saloon is no problem, but crossing the death-line with his prisoner is very tricky. How much justice can Paladin bargain for in Hell ?
TheMarkOfCain S5, Ep19 20 Jan. 1962
For $1,000, Dr. Avatar hires Paladin to help him prove a theory about habitual murderers. His subject is someone who would rather stay dead and the doctor is willing to accommodate him.
TheExiles S5, Ep20 27 Jan. 1962
General Ortega hires Paladin to recover $16 million in French bonds. Where they are and who has them is already known. The aristocrats who have them will not give them to one they consider a tyrant and Paladin must intervene if he hopes to save their lives.
TheHunt S5, Ep21 3 Feb. 1962
Paladin is lured to Oregon under the pretense of a widow in distress. The real reason is to engage him in a deadly hunt with a bored prince. The winner takes all; including a large purse and his own life.
DreamGirl S5, Ep22 10 Feb. 1962
Paladin rides upon Buddy Webster's mining camp, who needs a big favor. He has been prospecting for gold dust the last five years. He asks Paladin to help him get to Jackson City to find a girl he believes is waiting for him. With Paladin's help, this young miner quickly learns the ways of the world.
One,Two,Three S5, Ep23 17 Feb. 1962
Sam Keel sends for Paladin regarding an urgent matter - he intends to collect winnings on a pyramid scheme for which he feels he already knows the winner. For his usual fee of $1,000, all he has to do is find him. But he has recently gone missing and all the people he questions wind up dead.
TheWaitingRoom S5, Ep24 24 Feb. 1962
After a 4 state murder/rape spree, the Wilder Brothers head back to Texas for trial, under Paladin's gun. The slimy pair assure Paladin they have plenty of relatives stationed along the way from Dakota Territory, who'll be delighted to pick off the man in black, because he kills for money, Wilders just kill for fun.
Harry Dean Stanton
TheTrap S5, Ep25 3 Mar. 1962
A lawman for 23 years, Jim Buell has always done what he believed was right. Taking in Davy Walsh for shooting at his jail while drunk seemed just that. Paladin risks his life to make sure a reputation is not smeared and an innocent man is brought to justice.
Don'tShootThePianoPlayer S5, Ep26 10 Mar. 1962
With no help from local law enforcement, a writer hires Paladin to find her fiancé; in the roughest gutter on the Barbary coast. When they find him, the bet to win him back may be more than the writer can afford to lose or win.
George Kennedy
Alice S5, Ep27 17 Mar. 1962
A daughter hires Paladin to help her look for an old friend of his - her mother. She wants to know more about her past and especially her nickname but he won't discuss it until they arrive in Codyville, Arizona; where she was last seen.
ManWhoStruckMoonshine S5, Ep28 24 Mar. 1962
Paladin rides upon Moses Kadish who shoots him off his horse. When he awakens Moses asks him to help stop his drinking until his wife returns in a few days. Only thing is, the water pump doesn't put out water but whiskey.
William Conrad
SilentDeath,SecretDeath S5, Ep29 31 Mar. 1962
Paladin is asked to look for a missing brother, no matter the cost. When he finds out he's been missing for seven years, he accepts this task even though it will take him into the hostile Indian territory of the Nez Perce.
Hobson'sChoice S5, Ep30 7 Apr. 1962
Alfred Nobel, staying at the Carlton, enlists the aid of resident Paladin to recover a mixed up shipment of mineral oil with his more potent nitroglycerin. He has little time as his stable mixture has been made unstable and highly explosive - and time is running out.
ComingOfTheTiger S5, Ep31 14 Apr. 1962
Paladin must can stop a Samurai Warrior and a Priest from Japan who are on a mission to "radicalize" Japanese Americans.
Darwin'sMan S5, Ep32 21 Apr. 1962
Tully Coombs wires Paladin. He wants his infamous father to give him 160 acres to start a family. The father only wants to give it all to the best man of his two sons - the way Darwin describes in his famous book.
Invasion S5, Ep33 28 Apr. 1962
Gavin O'Shea, revered in his homeland, appeals to any Irishman listening to help by providing money for his cause. When two brothers help him out by breaking the law Paladin must think fast to prevent one of them from swinging from a rope.
CreamOfTheJest S5, Ep34 5 May 1962
Paladin travels to Santa Fe on a personal errand - to purchase one of the last authentic pieces of early Santa Clara pottery. On his return, he rides into a town that has a resident practical joker whose wife enlists/hires him to stop her husband from playing one too many jokes on a local gambler.
Bandit S5, Ep35 12 May 1962
A girl bandit robs and kills a stagecoach driver for $50,000. When Paladin catches up to her he finds out she is no lady but with his help is willing to learn.
Pandora'sBox S5, Ep36 19 May 1962
Protecting the current administration from low gossip and sensationalism, Paladin is asked to discreetly bring the Secretary's son to justice for murder. Some old friends try to prevent this but soon learn where Billy's loyalties truly lie.
JonahAndTheTrout S5, Ep37 26 May 1962
A gold shipment is thrown into Crystal Lake to thwart robbers. The lake is too deep to salvage it so Paladin tries to assist with the help of inventions by Da Vinci and Nobel. But times running out as the robbers have an eye on him and the owner just wants to keep everyone off his property so he can catch a fish.
TheKnight S5, Ep38 2 Jun. 1962
Paladin is hired to find a killer. His usual fee is paid for instead with a ring. A ring that may tie his employer to his quarry with him in the middle.

Season 6

Genesis S6, Ep1 15 Sep. 1962
Paladin is assaulted in his room at the Hotel Carlton. In a furious fight, he beats down his attacker, Roderick Jefferson. The young man, it turns out, had gambling debts he couldn't repay; the holder of his gambling IOUs wanted Jefferson to kill Paladin. This spurs Paladin to tell Jefferson of a similar occurrence -- involving himself 10 years earlier. As that story unfolds, we learn that Paladin (whose real name we're never told) owed $15,000 to Norge. Paladin's only way out was to go to a valley, entirely owned by Norge, to challenge the mysterious Smoke to a duel....
William Conrad, James Mitchum, last seen at Grandma Oster's - Paladin's origin
Taylor'sWoman S6, Ep2 22 Sep. 1962
A hen-pecked rancher, in San Francisco to marry his housekeeper, hires Paladin to help him get out doing so. For $1.000 he wants him to help break up the holy bonds of matrimony - before they can be forged. What he attempts to do is not quite what either of them had bargained for.
TheFifthBullet S6, Ep3 29 Sep. 1962
After eight years, Paladin tries to repay a convict for the lie he was told when he arrested him. "I promise you a fair trial" is what he said. The old man who turned that into a lie still wants him dead even from the grave. So he sends five to avenge him - or was it only four?
Ben Johnson
PlaceForAbelHix S6, Ep4 6 Oct. 1962
Hix sends for Paladin. When he arrives in town, he finds that Hix was killed in a gunfight even though he's the fastest man with gun who ever lived.
Robert Blake
BeauGeste S6, Ep5 13 Oct. 1962
A newspaper article and some money, sent to Paladin, tells of a Sheriff who is retiring. His reputation with a gun brings out those with a grudge or wanting to just make a name for themselves. Now he must find whoever sent it to him so he can help that sheriff before it is too late.
TheBirdOfTime S6, Ep6 20 Oct. 1962
Paladin rides upon a man named Stryker hanging from a tree. When he learns Paladin is after the same man but with a warrant, he says he has stronger reasons and hopes he won't get in his way. Later Paladin helps the man, now wounded and in his custody, get to what he remembers as a friendly place called Sky Blue.
MemoriesOfMonica S6, Ep7 27 Oct. 1962
Repaying a debt, Paladin rides to Valley Heart. Sheriff Reagan awaits the return of a native son who has been jailed for the past six years. The sheriff's wife was once this native son's girlfriend, and he has vowed to see Reagan dead for taking her from him.
ThePredators S6, Ep8 3 Nov. 1962
Paladin is after a man suspected of killing a marshal. After finally capturing him in the desert he claims his innocence. But he finds he may have to enlist his aid as they are without a horse, almost out of water and a group of bandit marauders are nearby.
ShootoutAtHogtooth S6, Ep9 10 Nov. 1962
Hogtooth gets more ridicule than usual, when 3 gunmen take over the town, after cleaning it up. Each was hired in secret by a town council member, so the enforcers band together to suck Hogtooth dry. Hey Boy spots an article about the dilemma, and tells Mr. Paladin he's needed.
AMiracleForStFrancis S6, Ep10 17 Nov. 1962
Paladin rides to the San Luis Rey church in search of a very old brandy. When he is asked by the Padre to retrieve a statue of worship, they strike a bargain where they both may get what they want.
MarshalOfSweetwater S6, Ep11 24 Nov. 1962
Paladin's old army scout buddy is now the town marshal with his own rules. He has become an overbearing tyrant. The new lady saloon owner challenges his authority and Paladin notices the marshal's one weakness- women.
ManInAnHourglass S6, Ep12 1 Dec. 1962
A doctor who once saved Paladin's life calls upon him to find and safely bring back the son of a one-time sweetheart.The young man has "taken to the hills" to track down his father's killer.Paladin locates the headstrong youth and his prey but finds the return trip will not be easy-the wanted man has four trailing confederates.
Penelope S6, Ep13 8 Dec. 1962
Paladin meets a drunken Col Lacey at the Carlton. He is there fearful of going home to his lovely wife after being away for some time seeking his fortune. Will she be as loving and faithful as he has been? Paladin decides to help him find out, regardless of the consequences.
TrialAtTablerock S6, Ep14 15 Dec. 1962
Adams, the prosecutor, wants to hire Paladin to rid the town of someone he says is getting away with murder. When this person is tried for a killing Paladin witnesses, he offers his services as defense when no one else wants the job.
BeNotForgetfulOfStrangers S6, Ep15 22 Dec. 1962
Paladin rides into a Texas town at Christmas time and encounters a saloon full of merrymakers. Soon afterward a cowboy brings in a pregnant girl who may not survive the impending birth. The town doctor is down for his annual drunken stupor. Paladin tries to enlist help but the the patrons would rather party.
TheTreasure S6, Ep16 29 Dec. 1962
Jess Harden, about to be released from prison for an $80K robbery he says he didn't commit, returns to the same town not knowing that it's a ghost town. He plans to meet his wife there. She wants Paladin there as well to ward off anyone who believes he does have the money after all.
Lee VanCleef, DeForest Kelley
Brotherhood S6, Ep17 5 Jan. 1963
Abe and Jim Redrock are both well educated. The only problem they always run into is they are also Indians. Abe stays true to his heritage, causing trouble for the elected sheriff of Latigo, his brother Jim.
BobWire S6, Ep18 12 Jan. 1963
Bob Wire hires Paladin, C.O.D., to escort him and his wagon load of barb wire to Anderson. What he doesn't say until they arrive is a range war is brewing and Paladin is now right in the middle of it.
Debutante S6, Ep19 19 Jan. 1963
Mrs Quincy longs to see her granddaughter who has been away since she was six. When her daughter and husband died in the mine fields, she was taken in. Now betrothed to be married, Paladin is hired to ensure she is this long lost relative.
UnforgivingMinute S6, Ep20 26 Jan. 1963
Fleeing banditos, Paladin seeks shelter from a peasant and his beautiful, scheming wife, their marriage at the breaking point. After being driven from their rural home, the husband hopes to appease his high-maintenance wife by returning to a city. However she eyes the urbane Paladin as the means to her own ends.
AmericanPrimitive S6, Ep21 2 Feb. 1963
Paladin is joined by his friend Ernie Backwater, an aging sheriff who is out to capture Will Tybee, a wanted fugitive who has spent his life searching for the man who murdered his son. Unfortunately, he's killed five innocent men while doing so, and is more than willing to kill Paladin and the sheriff if they get in his way.
Harry Morgan, Robert Wilke
TheBurningTree S6, Ep22 9 Feb. 1963
Paladin is escorting a unique prisoner to a trial and certain conviction. A man who has been married seven times and murdered all of them. Stopping for a night of rest, Paladin finds the man is wanted by the townsfolk as a "sacrifice" to appease the local Indians. A spinsterish young girl has other plans for the "charmer".
CageAtMcNaab S6, Ep23 16 Feb. 1963
Paladin is asked by the wife of a man who is condemned to die to visit him in prison and see if new evidence can be found to clear her husband. Not sure if he wants the job, Paladin agrees to the visit and it leads to quite an unexpected result. Paladin literally finds he now walks in another man's footsteps.
Lon Chaney Jr.
Caravan S6, Ep24 23 Feb. 1963
Paladin is hired to escort a Rani and her party across 150 miles of desert to a safe haven.The Rani is from a country fighting a civil war and she is to be the new leader if her side is victorious.On the journey it is noticed that they are being followed and treachery from within may be the cause of more worry.
TheWalkingYears S6, Ep25 2 Mar. 1963
A letter from a friend brings Paladin to a bar where he's drugged. He wakes up chained and in the company of a man with a similar story and a woman who's path they've both crossed before.
SweetLadyOfTheMoon S6, Ep26 9 Mar. 1963
Carl Soddenberg committed a heinous, murderous act. When a doctor feels he should be freed because he was mentally imbalanced at the time and now is cured, Paladin is hired to get him to an asylum and keep the family's survivors at bay who are out for revenge.
TheSavages S6, Ep27 16 Mar. 1963
An art collector hires Paladin to guide him, and his strangely childlike daughter, to the camp of a reclusive sculptor. But the collector does not tell Paladin his real reason for wanting to find the artist.
TheEveOfStElmo S6, Ep28 23 Mar. 1963
When Paladin arrived, he thought it was a nice, quiet town. Indeed it was. A nice quiet town preparing to celebrate the eve of St. Elmo. But what will be the miracle they all await this night?
George Kennedy
TheLadyOfTheFifthMoon S6, Ep29 30 Mar. 1963
Paladin agrees to help a Chinese woman flee back to her homeland, rather than take part in an arranged marriage. They are awaiting a ship that will arrive at an isolated spot outside of San Francisco. Paladin and the woman fall in love, complicating whether she will go back to China or not. At the same time, Paladin must protect her from assassins determined she not make it back to China.
TwoPlusOne S6, Ep30 6 Apr. 1963
Paladin is on his way to a very important appointment outside Los Angeles. He encounters and saves an Indian girl being run down by two men. Since then, he can't shake her because she says she is in his debt, until the two men return.
TheBlackBull S6, Ep31 13 Apr. 1963
Paladin gets a letter from his past requesting him to come to Rancho San Tarquie. When he arrives he is not permitted to see the sender of the letter but the invitation may not have come from who he thought.
FaceOfAShadow S6, Ep32 20 Apr. 1963
A bank hires Paladin to collect $10,000 from a rancher. When the rancher is found murdered, and the money missing, the rancher's associates accuse a band of gypsies of being responsible. Paladin rides into the gypsies' camp to find out the truth.
Lee VanCleef