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Alias Smith and Jones: The Posse That Wouldn't Quit

Heyes and Curry are being pursued by a posse of lawmen which contains an apache with remarkable tracking abilities.

They end up hiding out with a temporarily laid up farmer, his wife and two tomboy daughters. While working around the ranch every day, a close friendship forms between the boys and the family.

Then one day the posse turns up.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x5
Airdate: Thursday October 14th, 1971

Director: Harry Falk
Story: Roy Huggins
Teleplay: Pat Fielder

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Guest Stars
Charles H. Gray
As Jesse Jordan
Peter Brocco
As judge
Bert Holland
As D.A. Lyons
Cindy Eilbacher
As Beth Jordan
Lisa Eilbacher
As Bridget Jordan
Richard X. Slattery
As Sheriff Morrison
Russell Garland Wiggens
As Hank Smithers
Sidney Clute
As Prosecutor Clark
Vera Miles
As Mrs. Jordan


Heyes and Kid Curry have been tracked across the country for three days of non stop riding by a posse which will not quit...

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Episode Notes
Pete Duel's own two dogs, Shoshone and Carroll (named after the author of 'Alice In Wonderland' Lewis Carroll) make a guest appearance in this episode. They appear briefly in the street barking and following the deputy who is manhandling the 'drunk' whom he is arresting.

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Pete DuelSimple Gifts 

Cultural References
Simple Gifts, sung by Heyes to entertain the Jordan family, was written by Shaker Elder Joseph Brackett, Jr. in 1848:

" 'Tis the gift to be simple,
'Tis the gift to be free,
'Tis the gift to come down where you ought to be,
And when we find ourselves in the place just right,
It will be in the valley of love and delight.

When true simplicity is gained,
To bow and to bend we shan't be ashamed.
To turn, turn will be our delight,
'Til by turning, turning we come round right."

Warning: Alias Smith and Jones season 2 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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