List of The Deputy episodes

This is a list of all episodes of the western television series The Deputy.

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
139September 12, 1959 (1959-09-12)July 9, 1960 (1960-07-09)
237September 24, 1960 (1960-09-24)July 1, 1961 (1961-07-01)


  • (s) = Story
  • (t) = Teleplay

Season 1 (1959–60)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Badge for a Day"Don MedfordRoland Kibbee
Norman Lear
September 12, 1959 (1959-09-12)
Marshal Simon Fry uses Clay McCord to capture a gang of thieves.
22"The Wild Wind"David ButlerN.B. Stone, Jr.September 19, 1959 (1959-09-19)
Clay tries to rescue three young men from a gang of rustlers.
33"Back to Glory"Felix E. FeistCharles B. SmithSeptember 26, 1959 (1959-09-26)
Fry searches for a murderer who's abducted an actress, while Clay and Herk track down an escaped prisoner who molested another woman.
44"Shadow of the Noose"Robert B. SinclairRoland KibbeeOctober 3, 1959 (1959-10-03)
Fry is confronted by a lynch mob after he arrests a drifter for murdering a farmer and his wife.
55"Powder Keg"David ButlerWells Root,
Ron Bishop
October 10, 1959 (1959-10-10)
Herk captures a renegade wanted for supplying gunpowder to the Indians, then finds himself in danger by his prisoner's Indian allies thanks to a telegrapher.
66"Like Father"David ButlerJerry SackheimOctober 17, 1959 (1959-10-17)
A reformed ex-convict discovers that his son became a veterinarian while in prison and a gunfighter with a grudge against the young man is looking for a showdown.
77"Proof of Guilt"Arthur LubinMelvin LevyOctober 24, 1959 (1959-10-24)
An ex-convict takes the blame for his son's involvement in a series of robberies at smelting operations for gold bars.
88"The Johnny Shanks Story"David ButlerN.B. Stone, Jr.October 31, 1959 (1959-10-31)
Three bounty hunters are after Johnny Shanks, who's being led to a new ranch by Clay.
99"Focus of Doom"Arthur LubinMichel Kraike (s),
Sidney Michaels (t)
November 7, 1959 (1959-11-07)
Fry sets a trap for the people who murdered three town marshals.
1010"The Big Four"David ButlerKay Lenard,
Jess Carneol
November 14, 1959 (1959-11-14)
Fry learns that four of the most notorious outlaws have joined forces.
1111"The Next Bullet"David ButlerKay Lenard,
Jess Carneol
November 28, 1959 (1959-11-28)
Fry believes that the brother of a woman convicted of murdering her husband is plotting revenge on Herk.
1212"The Deal"Herschel DaughertyMichel Kraike (s),
Herbert Purdom (t)
December 5, 1959 (1959-12-05)
A gang of outlaws kidnap Fran to force Clay to help them steal a $20,000 mine payroll.
1313"Land Greed"Robert B. SinclairDale Eunson,
Katherine Eunson
December 12, 1959 (1959-12-12)
Clay finds evidence of a widow's cattle being rustled.
1414"Man of Peace"Frank ArrigoRoland Kibbee (s),
Herbert Purdom (t)
December 19, 1959 (1959-12-19)
When Apaches steal two wagons full of rifles, Clay tries to resolve the issue peacefully before another Indian war begins.
1515"The Orphans"Frederick StephaniKatherine Eunson,
Dale Eunson
December 26, 1959 (1959-12-26)
Clay finds three children in a covered wagon and discovers their parents have been murdered.
1616"Backfire"James HoganWilton SchillerJanuary 2, 1960 (1960-01-02)
Herk shoots an escaped prisoner in the back, then two outlaws come to settle the score.
1717"Hang the Law"Robert B. SinclairHerbert Purdom1960 (1960T09)
Clay is sentenced to be hanged for the murder of the town drunk.
1818"The Silent Gun"Sidney LanfieldRik VollaertsJanuary 23, 1960 (1960-01-23)
A mute gunfighter causes trouble in Silver City.
1919"The Hidden Motive"Sidney LanfieldJess Carneol (t),
Michel Kriake (s),
Kay Lenard (t)
January 30, 1960 (1960-01-30)
Clay shoots a childhood friend who comes up from behind, leading him to wonder if the man was with a gang of cattle rustlers Clay's pursuing or just heard the shooting.
2020"Lawman's Blood"John BrahmCharles B. SmithFebruary 6, 1960 (1960-02-06)
The doctor of Silver City is abducted by an outlaw whose brother was shot during a holdup and even though Clay kills the kidnapper, the doctor won't leave his patient to die.
2121"The Return of Simon Fry"Arthur LubinTerence MaplesFebruary 13, 1960 (1960-02-13)
Fry narrowly escapes an assassination attempt and uses his presumed death to trap his would-be killers.
2222"Queen Bea"Herschel DaughertyHerbert PurdomFebruary 20, 1960 (1960-02-20)
Clay suspects that a woman is leading a gang of criminals who are monopolizing general stores by forcing their competitors out of business.
2323"The Two Faces of Bob Claxton"David ButlerCharles O'NealFebruary 27, 1960 (1960-02-27)
Bob Claxton, the youngest member of a gang of outlaw brothers, is willing to give up his life of crime.
2424"Lady with a Mission"Sidney LanfieldCharles B. SmithMarch 5, 1960 (1960-03-05)
A suffragette is injured at a rally in Prescott and asks for protection in Silver City.
2525"The Border Between"Frank ArrigoHal Biller,
Austin Kalish
March 12, 1960 (1960-03-12)
Clay attempts to rescue a wealthy landowner's kidnapped daughter.
2626"Final Payment"Frank ArrigoCharles R. MarionMarch 19, 1960 (1960-03-19)
A businessman plots revenge on Clay and Fran for their father paralyzing him in a gunfight.
2727"Dark Reward"Louis KingMarianna MosnerMarch 26, 1960 (1960-03-26)
A gang of criminals take advantage of an offer to collect rewards for dead bank robbers by staging a robbery.
2828"Marked for Bounty"Sidney LanfieldWilliam YagemannApril 2, 1960 (1960-04-02)
A notorious bounty hunter goes after a young man who was let out of prison to see his dying father.
2929"The Truly Yours"David ButlerMontgomery Pittman (s/t),
Herbert Purdom (t)
April 9, 1960 (1960-04-09)
A gang of outlaws burn down Clay's general store as a distraction so they can rob the bank with ease.
3030"A Time to Sow"Louis KingKay Lenard,
Jess Carneol
April 23, 1960 (1960-04-23)
Clay tries to help a young couple find a place to settle while on the lookout for a gunman supposedly hired to settle a dispute over water rights.
3131"The Last Gunfight"Sidney LanfieldRichard Carr (s),
Charles B. Smith (t)
April 30, 1960 (1960-04-30)
A famous gunfighter is forced into a showdown with two troublemakers looking to make their own reputation.
3232"Chain of Action"Sidney LanfieldLester FullerMay 7, 1960 (1960-05-07)
Clay spends the night in jail hoping to convince a convicted outlaw to reveal the location of his stolen loot so that a boy's eyesight can be fixed.
3333"The Lucifer Urge"Sidney LanfieldEllis KadisonMay 14, 1960 (1960-05-14)
Clay seeks a legal way to fight the man who killed his father.
3434"Palace of Chance"Sidney LanfieldFrank Edmunds (s),
Charles B. Smith (s/t)
May 21, 1960 (1960-05-21)
Fry believes an escaped convict is headed for a casino to enlist his ex-girlfriend's help.
3535"The X Game"David ButlerHerbert PurdomMay 28, 1960 (1960-05-28)
Clay pursues a pair of land-grabbers who are conning simple folk out of their property.
3636"The Stand-Off"David ButlerEllis Kadison (t),
Louis Paul (s)
June 11, 1960 (1960-06-11)
Clay engages in a standoff with an escaped prisoner who's shot Fry.
3737"Trail of Darkness"Sidney LanfieldRik VollaertsJune 18, 1960 (1960-06-18)
A gang of outlaws abduct Fry to learn the whereabouts of their wounded associate, so Clay leads a posse to track down the bandits.
3838"The Choice"David ButlerLester Fuller (t),
Saul Schwartz (s/t)
June 25, 1960 (1960-06-25)
An ex-convict returns to Silver City and accepts a job as Doc Landy's apprentice.
3939"Ma Mack"Robert B. SinclairRod PetersonJuly 9, 1960 (1960-07-09)
An acquaintance of Clay and Fran's father comes to Silver City in search of her stepson and both turn out to be outlaws.

Season 2 (1960–61)

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
401"The Deadly Breed"Virgil W. VogelClark E. ReynoldsSeptember 24, 1960 (1960-09-24)
Clay discovers that one of two swindlers being investigated by Fry is the daughter of a woman who spurned his love.
412"Meet Sergeant Tasker"Reginald Le BorgRichard N. MorganOctober 1, 1960 (1960-10-01)
Clay tries to help a gullible sergeant recover stolen Army funds from a blonde saloon hostess.
423"The Jason Harris Story"Tay GarnettCharles B. SmithOctober 8, 1960 (1960-10-08)
Deputy Marshall Jason Harris is apparently involved with a gang robbing gold mines.
434"The Fatal Urge"Tay GarnettJoseph CarterOctober 15, 1960 (1960-10-15)
Clay wonders if the outlaw Fry is pursuing murdered a prominent businessman.
445"Mother and Son"Louis KingCharles R. MarionOctober 29, 1960 (1960-10-29)
Fry allows the leader of an outlaw gang to visit his mother.
456"Bitter Root"Louis KingKay Lenard,
Jess Carneol
November 5, 1960 (1960-11-05)
A woman hides an injured outlaw from Clay and Tasker.
467"The Higher Law"Tay GarnettWilliam Nash (s),
Charles B. Smith (t)
November 12, 1960 (1960-11-12)
An Indian seeks vengeance for being beaten and robbed.
478"Passage to New Orleans"Louis KingRik VollaertsNovember 19, 1960 (1960-11-19)
Clay escorts a woman to New Orleans to testify in a murder trial and Fry tags along when he receives word that the father of the accused has hired men to kill the star witness.
489"The World Against Me"David ButlerHal Biller,
Austin Kalish
November 26, 1960 (1960-11-26)
Clay and Tasker help a boy track down the claim jumpers who murdered his grandfather for a gold mine.
4910"Sally Tornado"
"Lady for a Hanging"
Louis KingCharles B. SmithDecember 3, 1960 (1960-12-03)
A group of bounty hunters take a woman who's set to be hanged for murder as she's being escorted by Clay.
5011"The Three Brothers"Sidney LanfieldPeggy Shaw,
Lou Shaw
December 10, 1960 (1960-12-10)
Three brothers are suspected of murder, while Fry pursues a gang of bank robbers
5112"Day of Fear"Tay GarnettClark E. ReynoldsDecember 17, 1960 (1960-12-17)
Clay captures an outlaw with a fever.
5213"Second Cousin to the Czar"Louis KingKay Lenard,
Jess Carneol
December 24, 1960 (1960-12-24)
A Russian duke is convinced to compete against Clay in a horse race.
5314"The Judas Town"Frank ArrigoHal Biller,
Austin Kalish
December 31, 1960 (1960-12-31)
Clay arrests the son of a prominent cattleman for shooting up Silver City.
5415"Duty Bound"Herschel DaughertyRod PetersonJanuary 7, 1961 (1961-01-07)
Fry, Clay, Tasker and their prisoners are attacked by Indians.
5516"The Lesson"Frank ArrigoKay Lenard,
Jess Carneol
January 14, 1961 (1961-01-14)
The schoolteacher of Silver City is visited by her ex-convict husband.
5617"Past and Present"Tay GarnettRudy MakoulJanuary 21, 1961 (1961-01-21)
A bank clerk is suspected of being in cahoots with an outlaw gang when he fails to shoot them for killing a miner.
5718"The Hard Decision"David ButlerPeggy Shaw,
Lou Shaw
January 28, 1961 (1961-01-28)
A criminal takes Clay hostage to save his brother from being hanged.
5819"The Dream"Tay GarnettEllis KadisonFebruary 4, 1961 (1961-02-04)
An engineer starts a chain of events when he diverts the flow of a river from its usual banks to mine for gold.
5920"Shackled Town"Tay GarnettClark E. ReynoldsFebruary 11, 1961 (1961-02-11)
Clay and Tasker find a town near the Mexican border where a corrupt judge and lawman force the people to mine for pennies.
6021"The Lonely Road"Louis KingWilliam LeicesterFebruary 18, 1961 (1961-02-18)
A paroled man returns to Silver City hoping to reunite with his wife, but she's since moved on to a gun-happy mine foreman.
6122"The Challenger"Frank ArrigoRichard N. MorganFebruary 25, 1961 (1961-02-25)
Tasker fights a heavyweight champion to earn money so Clay can pay for a relative's medical expenses.
6223"Edge of Doubt"Frank ArrigoPeggy Shaw,
Lou Shaw
March 4, 1961 (1961-03-04)
An outlaw returns to Silver City and is suspected of robbing and murdering his girl's father.
6324"Two-Way Deal"Tay GarnettRoland Kibbee (s),
William Yagemann (t)
March 11, 1961 (1961-03-11)
Fry escorts a teenage criminal to trial when the teen's father wounds the marshal helping his son escape.
6425"The Means and the End"Tay GarnettFinlay McDermidMarch 18, 1961 (1961-03-18)
Fry and Clay set a trap for an outlaw when his wife is sentenced to be hanged in a bench trial.
6526"The Example"Otto LangRalph GoodmanMarch 25, 1961 (1961-03-25)
A wanted outlaw is persuaded to convince his son not to follow in his footsteps.
6627"Cherchez La Femme"David ButlerStuart JeromeApril 1, 1961 (1961-04-01)
Tasker goes on trial for accidentally killing a powerful rancher's son while protecting a woman from his unwanted advances.
6728"Tension Point"Tay GarnettClark E. ReynoldsApril 8, 1961 (1961-04-08)
A gang of outlaws invade the home of their deceased member.
6829"Brother in Arms"David ButlerEdward LaskoApril 15, 1961 (1961-04-15)
A young man who learned to shoot from Clay's father returns to Silver City to face a man he believes murdered his father after cheating him out of his share of a mine.
6930"The Return of Widow Brown"Otto LangNorman JacobApril 22, 1961 (1961-04-22)
The widow of an outlaw husband, who was hanged by a lynch mob, is accused of hiding his stolen loot.
7031"Spoken in Silence"Tay GarnettKay Lenard,
Jess Carneol
April 29, 1961 (1961-04-29)
A deaf woman puts herself and her father in danger when she informs Fry about her father agreeing to guide wanted outlaws around the marshal's posse so he can raise money for her operation.
7132"An Enemy of the Town"Frank ArrigoJerry Sackheim,
Curtis Kenyon
May 6, 1961 (1961-05-06)
The by-products of a large tannery in Silver Creek cause the people to get sick.
7233"The Legend of Dixie"Frank ArrigoMichel Kraike (t),
Robert Sabaroff (s)
May 20, 1961 (1961-05-20)
Dixie Miller is mistakenly credited for killing two bank robbers when they were actually killed by their own leader.
7334"The Deathly Quiet"Otto LangPaul FranklinMay 27, 1961 (1961-05-27)
A pair of Army deserters steal Gatling guns and terrorize Southern Arizona.
7435"Brand of Honesty"Tay GarnettHerbert PurdomJune 10, 1961 (1961-06-10)
A trio of ex-convicts are accused of a recent string of hold-ups and robberies.
7536"Lorinda Belle"Sherry ShourdsMichael Kraike (t),
Rik Vollaerts (s/t)
June 24, 1961 (1961-06-24)
A hated mine foreman is poisoned and becomes determined to kill the person responsible.
7637"Lawman's Conscience"Frederick StephaniMichael Kraike (t),
Saul Schwartz (s)
July 1, 1961 (1961-07-01)
A deathbed confession clears a ranch hand convicted of murder, but Clay is compelled to reexamine his case due to a series of robberies.
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