Bret Maverick (1981–1982)
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Anything for a Friend 

Tom Guthrie's plan to hide his wounded friend, Billy the Kid, from a vengeful U.S. Marshal at Bret's ranch threaten to spoil the ex-gambler's barn-raising.

Director:

Ivan Dixon

Writers:

Gordon T. Dawson (developer) (as Gordon Dawson), Lee David Zlotoff

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
James Garner ... Bret Maverick
Ed Bruce Ed Bruce ... Tom Guthrie
Ramon Bieri ... Elijah Crow (credit only)
Richard Hamilton ... Cy Whittaker
John Shearin ... Sheriff Mitchel Dowd
David Knell ... Rodney Catlow
Darleen Carr ... Mary Lou Springer
Lawrence Dobkin ... U.S. Marshal Philip Mondragon
Glenn Withrow ... Billy the Kid
Charles Hallahan ... Terrible Fred McShane
John Perak ... Lester
Stuart Margolin ... Philo Sandeen
Jack Garner Jack Garner ... Jack the Bartender
Luis Delgado Luis Delgado ... Shifty Delgrado
Bert Williams Bert Williams ... Brewer
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Storyline

Tom Guthrie tries to help a young teenage outlaw, William Bonney, aka "Bill the Kid", by sheltering him at the Red Ox. However, when a vengeful U.S. Marshal, Phillip Mondragon, rides into Sweetwater with his posse, Tom appeals to Bret for help. Now the partners have to smuggle Billy out of town and get him to Mexico. Meanwhile, Fred "The Butcher" McShane, a notorious outlaw, rolls into town and Philo figures that Mondragon is after him... and plans to collect the reward. Written by Gislef

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Genres:

Drama | Western

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1981 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Terrible Fred McShane: Bartender, this here is my gun and this here's my green... now which of 'em do you want to see me start usin' first?
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