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The Wild Wild West: The Night of the Assassin

An assassin tries to kill President Juarez of Mexico... and Jim and Artie must get the man out of prison to find out who hired him, and why.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x3
Production Number: 6705
Airdate: Friday September 22nd, 1967

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Guest Stars
Robert LoggiaRobert Loggia
As Colonel Arsenio "Arsenic" Barbossa
Donald Woods (1)Donald Woods (1)
As Griswold
Phyllis DavisPhyllis Davis
As Lt. Ramirez
Carlos RomeroCarlos Romero
As Lieutenant
Conlan CarterConlan Carter
As Halvorsen (Frank Halvorsen)
Nate EsformesNate Esformes
As Perrico Mendoza
Nina RomanNina Roman
As Lupita Gonzalez
Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
As Don Tomas

Dick CangeyDick Cangey
As Heavy
Main Cast
Robert ConradRobert Conrad
As James T. West
Ross Martin (1)Ross Martin (1)
As Artemus Gordon


In Mexico, a man dressed a priest emerges from the Calle de Artesano and makes his way down the streets past the soldiers. He collects a bundle containing a rifle from a peasant sitting against a wall and enters a building...

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Episode Notes
Corner slides:
Upper Left: Jim and Lupita kiss while the soldiers bust in.
Upper Right: A killer looks out of a clay urn.
Lower Right: Barbossa finds and captures Jim.
Lower Left: The Wanderer.

Episode Quotes
Artemus: That sound like a direct order to you?
James: What?
Artemus: Funny, I can’t remember what he said.
Jim: I can’t remember either, Artie.
Artemus: Good.

Colonel Arsenio "Arsenic" Barbossa: Would you care to read your own dossier?
James: Oh, thank you, Colonel, I’ve lived it.

Griswold: And who is this preposterous female and her gunmen? What's she got to do with this case?
James: Well, aside from the fact that she wears tangerine lipstick.
Artemus: And wields a knife with style.
James: We don't know a thing about her, sir.

James: To the memory of when we first met, when I kissed you.
Lupita Gonzalez: As I recall, I followed that up by slapping you.
James: True, but the first memory overwhelms the second.
Artemus: What about me, I have no memories at all.

Episode Goofs
A treat for the ladies: when Jim jumps down off the wall at the beginning of the episode, his pants split in the back.

Warning: The Wild Wild West season 3 episode 3 guide may contain spoilers
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