Law of the Plainsman

Law of the Plainsman

1959, Western
An Apache Indian becomes a Deputy U.S. Marshal.

Episode Guide

  • Law of the Plainsman - Trojan Horse (Season 1 Episode 30)
    Season 1 Episode 30:

    Trojan Horse

    Sam poses as an Indian performer in a medicine show to get into a town.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Cavern of the Wind (Season 1 Episode 29)
    Season 1 Episode 29:

    Cavern of the Wind

    Apaches are furious when outlaws kill an old Apache for a treasure map.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Jeb's Daughter (Season 1 Episode 28)
    Season 1 Episode 28:

    Jeb's Daughter

    A drunken bully tries to sell his daughter to the highest bidder.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Amnesty (Season 1 Episode 27)
    Season 1 Episode 27:


    The governor declares a general amnesty that sets Sam's prisoner free.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Stella (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:


    Trailing bank robbers, Sam finds one to be a beautiful woman.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Rabbit's Fang (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Rabbit's Fang

    An errand boy's crush on an outlaw's wife leads him to rob a bank.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Show Off (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    Show Off

    A boy poses as notorious outlaw Billy the Kid in order to attract attention.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Dangerous Barriers (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Dangerous Barriers

    A Spanish family being harassed by bigots in Santa Fe, N.M., refuses Sam's help because they hate Apaches.

  • Law of the Plainsman - A Question of Courage (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    A Question of Courage

    Sam (Michael Ansara) is puzzled by an anonymous letter accusing a trusted sheriff of cowardice. Guest star: Claude Akins.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Matriarch (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Matriarch

    A beautiful, rich widow protects her son from a murder charge.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Common Ground (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Common Ground

    A wounded outlaw takes a boarding house hostage.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Imposter (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Imposter

    Sam guards his prisoner from a lynch mob and another lawman who could be an imposter.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Rawhiders (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    The Rawhiders

    Sam acts as defense attorney for a transient rawhider charged with murder.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Comet (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    The Comet

    When Haley's Comet appears, three con men take over a superstitious town.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Endurance (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:


    A congregation is shocked by the theft of diamonds from their Madonna statue.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Fear (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    A case of mistaken identity makes Sam a prisoner while a girl trapped in a well waits for rescue.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Calculated Risk (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Calculated Risk

    The teenage son of a bank robber vows revenge on Sam for his father's death.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Toll Road (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Toll Road

    Sam investigates the disappearance of a family that operated a toll road.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Clear Title (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Clear Title

    A sharecropper is killed after threatening a powerful rancher.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Innocent (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Innocent

    Ross Drake is accused of murdering a prosperous citizen from Santa Fe, N.M. Guest star: Robert Vaughn.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Dude (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Dude

    Sam (Michael Ansara) pities a naive Easterner. Guest star: Robert Vaughn.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Gibbet (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Gibbet

    Citizens of a lawless town form a ruthless Vigilante Committee.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Appointment in Santa Fe (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Appointment in Santa Fe

    A sadistic lawman was Morrison's guard in a Civil War prison camp.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Desperate Decision (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Desperate Decision

    Amos Cameron demands the marshal form a posse when rustlers kill his ranch foreman and steal two prize stallions.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Blood Trails (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Blood Trails

    Sam is given an assignment to capture a killer who was once his friend.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Passenger to Mescalero (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Passenger to Mescalero

    Johnny's gang ambushes a stagecoach carrying Sam and his prisoner.

  • Law of the Plainsman - The Hostiles (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Hostiles

    Tracking a murderer, Sam is captured by a group of mountain people.

  • Law of the Plainsman - A Matter of Life and Death (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    A Matter of Life and Death

    Sam Buckhart must deliver a baby before he can deliver a prisoner.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Full Circle (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Full Circle

    Sam must take a reformed outlaw back to face trial.

  • Law of the Plainsman - Prairie Incident (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Prairie Incident

    On the prairie, Sam finds a child whose parents have been murdered by thieves.