Paladin is riding a stagecoach back to San Francisco. As it pulls into town, slow-witted but quick-tempered Judd Calhoun hastily gets his horse out of the way. The nearby locals laugh at him and one of them, Ed McKay, suggests that Judd put a burr under his horse's saddle to get it to move. He has one of his friends, Mickey, demonstrate...Read the full recap
Paladin: Well, I'll be glad to help...
Gil Borden: We'll manage without your help!
Nora Borden: Don't take him so seriously, honey! (to Paladin) You know, my husband isn't always as hotheaded as this--just during his waking hours.
Nora Borden: Thank you. And please forgive my husband's temper. Sometimes I think he'd rather fight than eat.
Paladin: Well, that's. uh, good for the waistline, hard on the knuckles.
Gil Borden: What can I do, Paladin? What can I do to make up for all this?
Paladin: You want an easy answer, don't you?
Gil Borden: Here ya are, Paladin. It's not enough for the misery I caused you.
Paladin: Well, here's the one that suffered the misery. I want you to take this. Miz Borden? For your medical expenses.
Nora Borden: I... really...
Nora Borden: Don't worry about it. I'll get it back.
Nora Borden: How will you get it back?
Nora Borden: That doctor I told you about? In San Francisco? He's a first rate-doctor--but he's a second-rate poker player.