After a marshal is wounded and his deputy is killed, Favor and Rowdy volunteer to take a tumbleweed wagon containing seven dangerous prisoners to trial. One of the prisoners happens to be a smokin' hot woman.
Rowdy's old army buddy is getting married to the daughter of a wealthy rancher but things don't go smoothly when an old lover of the bride arrives at the ceremony.
After rescuing six passengers from a stagecoach wreck, the drovers discover that they are being stalked by a mysterious gunman. But who is the target?
When Clovis decides she wants to leave her husband, Rowdy tries to help her out the best he can.
Favor's former commanding officer in the Civil War wants him to help establish a new Confederacy in Panama. The trail boss declines but several other drovers are more than willing.
Favor and company try to prevent a rancher from illegally snatching land owned by the Comanches.
A former gunfighter attempts to make sure that his kid brother doesn't follow in his footsteps.
The drovers encounter four sister sharpshooters from a Wild West show who were abandoned by their guide. This leads to plenty of trouble.
When Rowdy and two cattle are stricken with what could be anthrax it's up to a fearless nurse from a nearby town to save the day.
Favor hires a highly unusual new drover--a former preacher who was run out of his pulpit by gold-crazed parishioners because he preached against the excessive worship of money.
Mexican bandits send a spy to poison the cattle and men with coyote weed so that they can make off with the herd.
Favor hires some new drovers to get the herd through a dangerous plateau but the pickings are pretty slim and there's also a runaway bride in the mix.
Rowdy and Gil ride into a seemingly-deserted town to look for strays. However, they encounter first the caretaker, and then a mother and daughter who claim the caretaker is holding them hostage.
Favor is forced to hire several new drovers who may or may not help the herd survive a severe drought.
The drovers pick up a seemingly innocent girl but learn she's actually in league with a trio of outlaw brothers out to get their payroll money.
The sister of a missionary poisons Native Americans because she is afraid of them. Then she runs away and joins up with the herd where Rowdy falls for her.
Seeking medical aid for an injured Pete Nolan, the drovers ride into a town where a lynching just occurred and tensions are still high.
When Favor's cattle stampedes it causes the death of a farmer. The man's wife then urges a gunman to get revenge on the drovers for her husband.
A corrupt former trail boss demands half of Favor's herd as his price for letting them use his water supply.
Favor and the drovers run into trouble with both a wolfpack and the wolver who's out to kill the animals.
Favor and Rowdy ride into a women's camp to find the source of explosions that threaten to stampede the herd. They discover that the women there are the wives and galpals of the inmates in nearby prison camp and that one of the inmates is planning an escape.
A crazed man stumbling into camp leads to a confrontation between the drovers and outlaw comancheros.
While on night duty, Pete Nolan encounters a young boy shooting Roman candles. The lad claims his family was killed by Native Americans but Favor has his doubts.
A woman tricks Rowdy into breaking a dangerous stallion in order to pay off a gambling debt.
Favor and Rowdy turn the herd towards a dipping station after suspecting that the cattle are coming down with disease.
When a delusional former fighter attacks the drovers, his daughter seeks their help in getting her father put away.
Drought stricken farmers steal horses belonging to the drovers.
Rowdy and Wishbone head to a town to find a dentist to fix the cook's tooth. They discover that he's about to be tried for a murder and then are dragooned into serving on the jury.
The drovers press the herd to outrun a nasty prairie fire that is hot on their heels but Favor gets held up at a smokehouse that's been taken over by four outlaws.
Desperate for water, Favor and company try to mediate a dispute between Native Americans and surveyors.
Favor agrees to hunt down a vicious puma for a widow but in doing so he arouses the wrath of her suitor.
The drovers move into Cheyenne country where they learn of a huge reward for the return of a white girl captured by the Native Americans.
A drover with the reputation of being a jinx joins the drive. Soon enough, bad things begin happening and Favor's leadership gets questioned once again.
A group of men claiming to represent the president of Mexico arrive in camp wanting to take one of Favor's drovers back across the Rio Grande with them.
Favor encounters a lovely damsel and her father who are searching for lost treasure.
Favor unwittingly touches the corpse of a smallpox victim and decides to leave the drive so as not to spread the disease.
Favor goes on trial for murder while his drovers search for the real culprits.
The drovers must deal with a bandit, a hot-tempered marshal, and an artist who is wanted by the law.
Wishbone's no talent assclown younger brother runs afoul of the Kiowas which might endanger an upcoming treaty between the government and the tribe.
Favor clashes with an old enemy who is obsessed with capturing a wild stallion.
Rowdy Yates is on trial for murder and he discovers that his lawyer is in reality a notorious outlaw.
The drovers provide shelter to an injured traveler and his daughter who appears to live in a fantasy world.
Rustlers make off with the drovers' horses in order to sell them back for a high price.
Favor and Rowdy are held hostage by a huband and wife outlaw team who are transporting nitroglycerine.
Pete and Wishbone try to keep a woman from being declared incompetent by swindlers who want to takeover her ranch.
The drovers are accused of murder by gypsies when a stolen horse re-appears carrying the dead body of a gypsy prince.
A con man manages to make off with Favor's entire herd.
After meeting and falling for a widow, trail cook Wishbone decides to quit the drive and open up a restaurant with her.
Favor and Rowdy try to protect Hey Soos and his mother from a mob that thinks the mother is a witch.
The only clue to a series of mysterious killings is a steer branded with the word "murder" that appears after each death.
A Swiss gunsmith sabotages the weapons of the drovers as part of an attempt to rustle a portion of the herd.
An escaped convict poses as the father of a young girl struck mute with fear after witnessing a massacre.
A pair of newlyweds from Boston join the cattle drive after losing their wagon in a flash flood. It turns out that the husband is the jealous type.
After an English nobleman refuses top sell his cattle to Rowdy, the ramrod tries to make a deal with the man's attractive daughter.
The drovers drive the herd into an isolated canyon that's occupied by Confederate soldiers who do not know that the Civil War has ended.
Favor encounters an Aztec who is looking for a legendary princess who according to legend will save his impoverished village back in Mexico.
An ailing Favor lets another trail boss takeover the drive while he recuperates but the men soon come to question the motives of the new boss.
A boy looking for his long absent father stumbles into camp one night.
A former Confederate prison warden now uses slave labor on his cotton plantation.
A man asks Favor to return the $250 he stole from a stagecoach company. Then the trail boss learns that the man is wanted for murder.
Wishbone rescues a Native American who's been left to die in a cave.
Rowdy and Jim Quince are suspected of robbing a bank of the sum of $10,000 and killing a local priest. Meanwhile, the real robbers are forcing a group of nuns to hide them.
On her way to visit her son, Mushy's mother foils a stagecoach robbery attempt but the bandits get on her trail because she can identify them.
Rowdy joins a search party looking for a buffalo soldier suspected of murder.
A man resorts to murder to hide the fact that the cattle he just sold Favor are diseased.
A nasty storm and a morphine addicted drover hamper the cattle drive.
After more than two years, the drive finally arrives in Sedalia but there is a bank scare and no buyers for the cattle.
At the end of the trail in Sedalia, Favor discovers that his fiancee has married another man. Will he return to the next trail drive, will he settle down, or will he just stay drunk?
Favor travels to Philadelphia to visit his two daughters who are attending school there.
The drovers re-unite and head to San Antonio with a herd of horses. Naturally, they encounter trouble along the way.
Favor takes a job as ramrod with an aging rancher as trail boss. It soon becomes obvious to all that the wrong man is in charge of the cattle drive.
Jim Quince faces a hangman's noose for rustling. Favor and Rowdy race against time to find the real culprit.
Searching for a source of water, the drovers get involved in a bitter feud between families.
The drovers encounter a herd bound for Australia driven by only two men--an Aussie and a huge aborigine.
Pete Nolan becomes involved in a domestic triangle when he escorts the attractive wife of a crippled man to a dance.
Favor and Rowdy look for water and grazing in the mountains but find their paths blocked by Native Americans and an old white man.
Nearing a river, the drovers are approached by Jayhawkers who claim to own the land and demand $5.00 a head to cross the river.
The drovers come across two children and their dying mother who are fleeing from their outlaw father who has just escaped from prison.
Rowdy is arrested for the murder of a deputy.
While his cattle are being held hostage in a town, Favor searches for another trail boss who made off with $15,000 of the town's money.
Rowdy and Pete are taken hostage by Kiowas who want safe passage to Black Pass from the Army for their chief.
Mushy carries a message from an outlaw to a sheriff in a nearby town. The outlaw says he is coming for his son.
A widow sues Favor for part of his herd.
Two men decide to rob a bank as a joke but the joke turns sour and the drovers get caught right in the middle of things.
About to begin a new drive in Texas, Rowdy encounters his long absent ne'er-do-well father, whose actions cause Favor to lose the potential herd he had lined up.
While gathering strays, Favor discovers the remnants of a wagon train destroyed by Comanches along with a dozen graves.
Favor begins pushing the drovers too hard on the drive, causing some of the older men to quit. This leaves the trail boss with some younger men who are eager but lacking the experience of the older men.
Quince's niece begs for his help in keeping her father from hanging the man she was trying to elope with.
Rowdy, Pete, Quince, and Hey Soos are captured by a band of Cheyennes who are headed for the Mexican border with the cavalry in hot pursuit.
Favor buys 750 heads from a cattle dealer who plans to steal it back along with Favor's entire herd. Meanwhile, a disgruntled Army officer's wife arrives on the scene.
Rowdy is mistaken for a sheep man in a town where they don't much care for sheepmen.
Favor orders Wishbone to guide a lost circus to their destination. The cook soon becomes involved in the marital woes of the circus owner and his much younger wife.
Favor receives inside information that because of a financial panic in the East his entire herd will become worthless unless he's able to arrive in Abilene by a certain time.
An actress who was spied spy for the Union during the Civil War wanders into camp. Her presence doesn't go over very well with the drovers who served with the Stars and Bars.
After his British Lord is shot and killed, a valet assumes the same duties for trail boss Favor.
A pair of con artists pretend their son is sick right before Christmas in order to scam valuable presents from the drovers.
Clay Forrester, now working with the Census Bureau, involves the unwitting drovers in a scheme to capture a pair of nearby outlaws and collect a substantial reward.
Favor arrives at a fort where only civilians remain to defend it against marauding Comancheros.
A Jewish peddler joins up with the drive and proves to be a good luck charm.
The drovers think they've hit paradise when they run into a stranded wagon train of mail order brides.
Favor's two daughters and sister-in-law visit the cattle drive and soon get caught up in a scheme by a rancher who wants to marry the sister-in-law and adopt the daughters as his own.
Favor and Pete temporarily enlist in the Army in order to exchange a Native American chief for six soldiers being held by the Native Americans. Unfortunately, the six soldiers happen to be deserters.
The mother of a deceased outlaw promises a great deal of money to town residents if they will wipe her son's crimes off the books. Clay Forrester, who was a witness at the son's trial, decides to accept the offer.
Rowdy rescues an older woman who's apparently being hounded by thieves only to be framed by her later for a series of thefts.
When the drovers rescue a pitchman from attacking Native Americans, one of them gets killed. They then set out to raise money for the dead man's family but the pitchman's ideas aren't exactly ethical.
An Army colonel with a reputation of being brutal towards Native Americans is unknowingly married to one thinking that his wife is Spanish. Things hit the fan when her younger brother arrives at the colonel's fort.
Clay, Wishbone, and Jim Quince are held hostage by an exiled Prussian army officer who decides to use them for slave labor along with other peasants he has brought from Prussia.
Mushy tries to rescue his 15 year old cousin from a life as a saloon girl.
The only hope for an injured drover is a female doctor in a nearby town but many of the drovers don't trust a woman in that profession.
Favor and Pete are both caught in the middle when an Army general makes a succession of foolish decisions which could lead to a full scale war with the Pawnee.
Rowdy finds himself kidnapped and held in an old house with a mysterious group of characters, none of whom have any idea why they are there.
The drovers arrive at a ghost town inhabited only by a prospector and his three daughters.
Approaching Abilene, Favor mixes his herd with that of another trail boss who has been murdered. Unknown to Favor, the second herd has been infected with Texas tick fever.
Right before the end of the trail in Abilene a drover gets sick with what might be smallpox and Rowdy is forced into a showdown with an old enemy.
Clay Forrester recognizes a new drover as a vicious bounty hunter and soon everyone on the drive begins to suspect that he's after them.
A man escorts a blind girl to another town after being asked to do so by Favor. The girl is unaware that the man accidentally killed her father.
Favor hires a man who's been trailing the herd as a new drover but others are suspicious of him.
A rich kid who has run away from his father and joined the drive becomes friends with a crusty old drover who lost his own son back in the Civil War.
Favor gets stuck in the middle of a range war and is forced to hire four new drovers but these new men have plans of their own regarding his herd.
Favor finds a passed out woman and her baby in the wilderness and later finds out that relatives of the woman's late husband are after her because they want the baby.
The herd is surrounded by hostile Native Americans after the drovers rescue a group of soldiers from an attack.
During Favor's absence, Rowdy has problems with a wolfpack that's been thinning the herd. A family of wolvers offers their aid but complications ensue.
The town of Sugar Creek refuses to have anything to do with the drovers once it learns that a man named Sam Garrett is riding with them. Unfortunately, Sam is injured and needs medical attention.
After a night of hard partying on the town, Rowdy wakes up and discovers that he is married.
Upon discovering that an old pal is broke, Favor lets him bring 30 head of his own cattle onto the drive. The man soon makes a general nuisance of himself with his braggadocio and incompetence.
A drifter wanders into camp and begins to beguile Mushy with stories about Quivira, supposedly a lost city of gold and a fountain of youth. Mushy and the man then wander off in search of this legend forcing Rowdy to come looking for the wayward duo.
A crippled boy wants to be a drover. Rowdy refuses to take him on but he begins following the herd anyway.
A traveling undertaker who joins up with the drive is really a counterfeiter.
Favor gives a job to the aging trail boss who once showed him the ropes. He's unaware that the man is slowly going blind.
A saloon singer joins up with the drovers after being run out of a town. When one of the drovers discovers that she's an heiress he decides to kidnap her for ransom.
Rowdy prevents a mountain man from being lynched and decides to take him to the nearest town for a proper trial.
Favor tries to prevent one of his men from being lynched after he shoots down the son of the wealthiest man around in a gunfight.
On his birthday, Rowdy is kidnapped by a pair of men he once knew in the Yuma POW camp. They take him to a ghost town where they put our hero on trial for treason in front of a hopeless alcoholic who was once a judge.
Jim Quince is arrested for murder when he wakes up in a livery stable after a hard night of drinking and a man is found shot to death in the same stable.
A female saloon owner has a picture of her late husband hanging front and center in her establishment. The picture is that of Gil Favor.
In town to buy supplies, Rowdy is forced to kill a man who attempts to hold him up but back at camp he's faced with a new drover who looks just like the man he killed.
After two nuns rescue a Comanchero from a torture rack, Rowdy must decide whether or not to turn the man back over to his former comrades.
A former clown, who's now a linguistics expert, claims he can avert a war with the Comanches by speaking with them in their own tongue.
A gypsy telling Wishbone's fortune draws the death card three times.
The drovers take in three white children who long to return to their homes with the Apaches.
Favor and Hey Soos rescue five people whose stagecoach was attacked by Apaches. One of them might be the notorious (and long thought dead) Mexican bandit Joaquin Murietta.
Rowdy's mistake leads to him and Favor being sentenced to die when the herd stampedes and kills a local.
Temporarily in charge of the drive, Rowdy returns to camp to find a wedding taking place along with an irate father-in-law who wants to prevent it.
With the herd running low on water, Favor must decide whether to take the advice of Rowdy or a recently hired on drover as to which direction to take.
When a Comanche joins the drive it leads to problems with an Army colonel and other drovers.
Rose Cornelius erects a barbed wire fence across her land that prevents the herd from crossing. Rowdy has Favor made sheriff of a nearby town in order to do something about the situation.
The drovers save a man from drowning in a river only to discover that he's wearing leg irons.
At a place called Paradise Valley, the drovers once again become involved in a range war only this time there's a rising river to worry about as well.
Favor is forced by a woman to take her grandson on as a drover in order to teach him the values of responsibility and hard work. The only friend the young man makes among the drovers is Mushy.
An Irish prizefighter joins the drive in order to travel to sacred Native American grounds for a mysterious purpose.
A group of rawhiders plan to seize the herd by forcing Rowdy to marry one of their men's intended bride.
After accidentally killing a gunslinger while shooting at a church bell, Rowdy and another drover are cursed by the man's preacher brother.
A pair of con artists steal the herd's ownership papers and sell it to a bank for a tidy profit.
An escaped circus lion begins bedeviling the herd and Favor hires on a hunter who's been tailing the animal. The hunter then decides to use poor Mushy as bait.
Dim-witted Mushy is suddenly everyone's best friend after he cleans up in a poker game.
A Japanese geisha girl joins the drive but the Kiowas are trailing her because they believe she is a sacred princess.
The drovers find a mentally unbalanced woman one night and discover that the Cheyenne want to kill her because they believe she is a witch.
The brothers of a feisty woman dragoon Wishbone into becoming her husband.
After a fall, Wishbone develops a mysterious blindness that might be related to a traumatic event in his childhood.
As part of a peace treaty Favor, Wishbone, and Jim Quince must deliver 200 head of cattle to the Apaches but a Mexican bandit, who wants the cattle for himself, stands in the way.
Favor comes up with a complicated scheme to con a banker who illegally sold some of his cattle after coming into possession of the animals.
Wishbone inexplicably pulls a gun and helps a manacled fugitive escape custody. Favor and Mushy go after them to learn the reason behind the trail cook's strange behaviour.
Favor seeks revenge after he is horsewhipped and one of his drovers is lynched.
Gil Favor is framed for murder by an old flame after he refuses to run off with her. Rowdy and Wishbone then try to break their boss out of confinement.
In order to prove a point to his nagging wife, a banker changes jobs with trail boss Favor.
A massive wild bull causes major problems for the drovers on the drive.
When a town's leading citizen is sentenced to be hanged for a revenge killing it's discovered that no one in the town wants him to be hung.
The drovers escort a hangman into town to carry out his duties but the intended hangee and his sons have other plans.
Rowdy discovers that an old galpal who has wondered into camp is wanted for the killing of a sheriff.
A buffalo soldier, who's wanted on cowardice and desertion charges, joins up with Favor's cattle drive.
Hey Soos is captured by Apaches and forced to drink water laden with peyote.
Given a chance at being a trail boss, Rowdy vows that his herd will beat Gil Favor's into Abilene.
After accidentally killing a potential drover in a fight, Favor finds himself having to take care of the man's widow and children.
Needing drovers, Favor is elated when old pal Piney Kinney signs on but the old chum is really trying to aid the escape of a gang of bank robbers with whom he's gotten involved.
Favor loses his herd when he takes a risky short cut in order to beat a competitor into Abilene. Can he still cut the mustard as a trail boss?
Favor tears Mushy a new one at the end of a drive after a group of gypsies con him out of the drove's wagons and supplies. Devastated, Mushy jumps off a train and wanders into the desert.
Dean Martin makes a rare television guest appearance as a legendary but aging hired gun who's after a Hispanic cattleman.
A railroad foreman in need of men uses some tricky maneuvers to get the drovers to work for him.
Favor tries to free his drovers from being forced to work on the railroad but some seem to enjoy it there.
Alone on the trail, Rowdy befriends a man who admits to being wanted. He asks Rowdy to turn him into the law and give the reward to his wife. Then the man is gunned down on the trail and Rowdy discovers that there is no wife.
When an Army officer dies, an inexperienced corporal is forced to take over as leader of the mission. Fortunately, he has Favor along to help him.
A famous photographer ends up getting the drovers involved with a ruthless outlaw gang.
The drovers arrive in Junction City where it appears that they are not wanted. It seems as though the place is trying to gentrify itself away from its prior image as a cattle town.
Favor finds himself kidnapped and headed for a rendezvous with a gang of notorious outlaws.
Rowdy is the latest protege of a man who makes a living betting on gunfighters he has trained.
Towards the end of a drive a frustrated Favor lashes out and fires an older drover but soon comes to regret his action.
Rowdy leaves the drive to witness the execution of an Army officer who was once a friend but whom he had to testify against.
A marshal is taking a notorious outlaw into Denver and joins the drive in order to blend in with the drovers. Needless to say, this strategy fails when rescuers surround the herd.
The drovers come upon a town where former scout Pete Nolan is being held for murder and where lynch fever is rising.
Favor acquires two extra drovers who may not be what they first appear.
Rowdy is sent into Apache territory in order to recover some cattle that were stolen by them but the presence of white captives in the Apache camp complicates things.
Favor is arrested for possession of stolen Army property that was left in the drovers' camp by a deserter. It's up to Rowdy to save the day once again.
Favor and the drovers are faced with both a raging prairie fire and a plot to steal the cattle.
A disgruntled Army major steals $30,000 from an Army outpost and gives it to Favor to mail to him at a town further on down the line. Then the major begins having second thoughts and tries to retrieve the money but one of the drovers has discovered it.
The herd refuses to drink or cross a river because they need salt. A newly hired one-armed drover tells Favor of a salt source that's nearby but refuses when Favor orders him to go there.
A wounded man staggers into camp with a strongbox from a robbery. He soon dies but his partners are quickly on the scene looking for the loot.
When an abused wife shoots down her drunken husband, Wishbone takes the blame in order to protect her.
Two calf women cause problems for the drovers and a group of buffalo hunters.
In Mexico, Favor and Mushy try to help an old man and three children elude the Federales.
Favor and some sick drovers make it to an abandoned hotel in a ghost town where they encounter a mysterious woman.
When one of his men is killed and another wounded trying to prevent a lynching, new trail boss Rowdy Yates rides into town seeking justice.
Rowdy has to hire a hard as nails ranch foreman as ramrod to make sure the drovers complete a drive on time or they will not be paid. As usual, conflict develops between the new ramrod and the men.
When Quince and Simon are trapped in a cave-in, new drover Ed Rankin and his friend Jerry Boggs offer to get some blasting gel and free them in return for $500.
Rowdy recruits a group of Indians to accompany the cattle drive through Pawnee Indian territories, and the half-white leader, Jacob Yellow-Sun, agrees. However, Rowdy's and Yellow-Sun's men both disagree with the decision and tempers flare.
When Rowdy reneges on a horse deal because of the poor quality of the bovines, the woman with whom he was trading threatens to hang him high unless he produces the money agreed upon.
Jed, Simon, Quince, and Wishbone head south of the border to buy some extra heads of cattle but end up in a border war that hinges around the wife of a Mexican colonel.
A suffragette refuses to let the drovers shelter their cattle on her property to protect them from an on-coming storm.
A U. S. Marshal arrives at the drovers' camp in order to arrest Jed Colby on a murder charge. Jed flees but when he learns that Rowdy has been arrested for aiding and abetting his escape he decides to turn himself into the law.
A new drover has incurred the wrath of the foreman at the ranch where the drive is picking up cattle. It seems that both men are sweet on the ranch owner's daughter.
Rowdy gets involved in renewed Civil War hostilities between a former Confederate officer and a rancher who fought for the Union.
Rustlers pose as cavalrymen in order to make off with part of the herd.
The guide hired by Rowdy to lead the herd across a dangerous river crossing turns out to be a worthless drunkard. Rowdy feels some compassion for the man's son because his situation is similar.