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The Wild Wild West: The Night of the Iron Fist

Jim and Artie are charged with extraditing Count Draja back to his Bosnian homeland. While Jim rides with Draja across the desert and copes with a family looking to collect the reward on Draja, Artie disguises himself as Draja and finds himself "rescued" by men who want the $500,00 in loot that the count has buried somewhere in the vicinity.


Episode Info


Episode number: 3x14
Production Number: 3224-0369
Airdate: Friday December 08th, 1967

Director: Marvin Chomsky
Writer: Ken Pettus


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Guest Stars
Ford Rainey
As Garrison (Pa Garrison)
Recurring
Wilhelm Von Homburg
As Abel (Abel Garrison)
Recurring
James Gavin
As Sheriff (Sheriff Norm Petrie)
Recurring
Fred Stromsoe
As Cal
Recurring
Jerry Laveroni
As Cass
Recurring
Dick Cangey
As Ben
Recurring
Troy Melton
As Harry
Recurring
Whitey Hughes
As George
Recurring
Red West
As Roy
Recurring
Lisa Pera
As Countess Zorana
Recurring
Mark Lenard
As Count Draja
Bill Fletcher
As Stark (Joe Stark)
Ross Hagen
As Kelso (Gabe Kelso)
Bo Hopkins
As Zack (Zack Garrison)
Wayne Heffley
As Deputy
Craig Shreeve
As Reporter
Main Cast
Robert Conrad
As James T. West
Ross Martin (1)
As Artemus Gordon

Recap

The Wanderer arrives at the town of Apache Pass, AZ, so that Jim can pick up Count Draja, who is being bound over for extradition to his home country of Bosnia. Draja’s gloved right hand is chained to his waist as a security precaution. As the townspeople watch, Sheriff Norm Petrie turns Draja over to Jim. Draja asks that have his hand freed and Jim agrees despite the sheriff’s advice to the contrary. The count then has his servant Gravis remove the glove, revealing that Draja’s right hand has been replaced with one made of iron...

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Episode Notes
Corner slides:
Lower Left: Artie smashes a walnut with his fake iron hand.
Lower Right: Artie discovers Zorana is boarding the train.
Upper Right: Jim rides into the sandstorm.
Upper Left: Jim laughs.




Episode Quotes
Count Draja: Don't congratulate yourself, Mr. West. You will never get me to Bosnia in irons. I gave an arm for my country--I do not intend to let it have my head, too.

James: Well, Count, I'm sorry you had to meet my horse under such circumstances, but, heh, he's really educated.

Zack: Hey. What'd you do to get the law down on you?
Abel: You shoot somebody?
Count Draja: Worse. They caught me cheating at tiddlywinks.

Count Draja: I have so many scores to settle with you, Mr. West. Please don't cheat me by forcing you to shoot you through the head. Right away, that is.



Episode Goofs
During the shootout at the abandoned shack, the shots shoot from day...



to night on the inside...



to day again on the outside...



and back to night again when the camera is indoors.




Other Episode Crew

CreatorMichael Garrison
ProducerBruce Lansbury
Associate ProducerLeonard Katzman
Unit Production ManagerMike Moder
MusicJack Pleis
Make-upDon Schoenfeld
Set DecoratorRaymond Molyneaux
Director of PhotographyRichard L. Rawlings
Art DirectorWilliam Craig Smith
Film EditorAlan Jaggs
Assistant DirectorCharles Scott, Jr.
Assistant To The ProducerJoe Kirby
Story ConsultantHenry Sharp
CostumesJack Muhs  |  Paula Giokaris
 
Warning: The Wild Wild West season 3 episode 14 guide may contain spoilers
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