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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Return To Drydock

Jan/07/1963
Deputy Smith returns to his hometown without Ragan's permission to avenge the death of an old friend.
Guest Stars: Edward Binns as Arlie Gibbs | Richard Hale as Reverend Smith | Natalie Trundy as Betty Lou | Howard Smith as Ed Turner | Robert Ellenstein as Judge | Martin West as Luke Henry | Rex Holman as Gunman | Henry Hunter as Sam Cleaver | Walter Baldwin as Arnold Foster
Director: Stuart Heisler
Writer: Cy Chermak

2 :01x02 - Red Sky Over Bismarck

Jan/14/1963
Marshal Ragan arrives in Bismarck at the request of a woman who fears her half-breed son might receive harsh justice at the hands of the local Justice of the Peace.
Guest Stars: Andrew Duggan as Colonel Withers | Constance Ford as Deborah James | Chris Robinson (1) as Chino
Director: Stuart Heisler
Teleplay: Anthony Spinner

3 :01x03 - Mutiny At Fort Mercy

Jan/21/1963
Deputies Stark and Porter return an Army deserter to his base and then must deal with an uprising by troopers against the base's harsh commanding officer.
Guest Stars: George Macready as Captain Ridgeway | Jeanne Cooper as Rebecca Ridgeway | Russell Johnson as Lt. Clyde Marriott | William Bramley (1) as Jellicoe | Lew Gallo as Sgt. Smythe | Hal Baylor as Bone | Stewart Bradley as Taylor | Anthony Bart as Davids
Director: Stuart Heisler
Writer: E.M. Parsons

4 :01x04 - Trouble At French Creek

Jan/28/1963
Ragan is called in to preserve order when mine workers go out on strike.
Guest Stars: Mercedes McCambridge as Jay French | Michael Constantine as Marshak | Joan Freeman as Gilla Marshak | John Kellogg as Kirk | Stephen Joyce as Billy Dancer | Allen Jaffe as Foster | Jered Barclay as Weems
Director: Stuart Heisler
Writer: E.M. Parsons

5 :01x05 - Thunder In Pleasant Valley

Feb/04/1963
Outlaws abduct a rancher's daughter and demand a ransom.
Guest Stars: Gregory Walcott as Tom Davis | Patricia Huston as Kate McNeill | Karl Swenson as Harry McNeill | Lee Van Cleef as Slade Tucker | Cliff Osmond as Telford | Chris Alcaide as Metric | Lane Allan as Sheriff Cole
Director: Paul Landres
Story: Joyce Fierro | Teleplay: S.S. Schweitzer

6 :01x06 - Crisis At High Banjo

Feb/11/1963
Ragan recognizes a convict as one of the men who murdered his wife five years before.
Guest Stars: Karen Sharpe Kramer as Angela Manning | Ed Peck as Johnny Fox | Warren Stevens as Cain Manning | David Lewis (3) as Logan Ames | Robert J. Wilke as Judge Markham | Michael Pate as Hal Regis | Ed Prentiss as Governor | Percy Helton as Doctor
Director: Stuart Heisler
Writer: Cy Chermak

7 :01x07 - Requiem At Dancer's Hill

Feb/18/1963
Ragan investigates the leader of a posse which captured and executed a wanted man.
Guest Stars: Anne Whitfield as Virginia Kendrick | Dennis Hopper as Ross Kendrick | Dick Foran as Matt Kendrick | Milton Frome as Sam Johnson | Herb Vigran as Olin Bates | Alan Reed, Jr. as Morgan Jackson | Milton Parsons as Cal Jackson | Gail Bonney as Amy Jackson
Director: Paul Landres

8 :01x08 - Fargo

Feb/25/1963
Smith clashes with a sheriff who's sent up his own personal fiefdom by exacting tribute from the businesses in his town.
Guest Stars: David Brian as Sheriff Fargo | Richard Jaeckel as Cal Storm | Diane Brewster as Jody | Ted de Corsia as Winters | Tim Graham (1) as Johnny | Don Kelly (1) as Paul Young | Victor French as Larrimore
Director: Stuart Heisler
Story: Mel Goldberg | Teleplay: E.M. Parsons

9 :01x09 - Incident At Rapid City

Mar/04/1963
Deputy Stark is confronted by an angry group of cavalrymen who demand that his prisoner be turned over to them.
Guest Stars: Bert Freed as Lloyd Mitchell | Maggie Pierce as Catherine Mitchell | Dennis Patrick as Sgt. Bonnett | Russ Conway as Sheriff Landauer | Willis Bouchey as Colonel Fitch | William Fawcett as Prospector | Craig Duncan as Trooper | William Hellinger as Henshaw

10 :01x10 - Justice At Eagle's Nest

Mar/11/1963
Ragan investigates the methods of a judge in a dispute between farmers and cattlemen.
Guest Stars: Everett Sloane as Judge Daniel Harvey | Joanna Moore as Doll Harvey | Harry Shannon as Jim Painter | Karl Held as Emil Lang | Gregory Gaye as Anton Lang | Larry D. Mann as Ed Jarvis | Ken Mayer as Crawford | Gene Roth as Peterson | Del Monroe as Bailiff
Director: Robert Totten

11 :01x11 - A Walk Through the Badlands

Mar/18/1963
Ragan and his deputies must fight a group of cavalry troopers over the rewards for a band of outlaws.
Guest Stars: Ed Nelson as Lt. John Schwimmer | Strother Martin as Private Copang | Steve Brodie as Captain Casey | Tom Drake as Corporal Agard | Lane Bradford as Sgt. Round | Michael Vandever as Private Tentrees | Lou Robb as Nesbitt | James Waters as Soldiers
Director: Richard L. Bare

12 :01x12 - Trial At Grand Forks

Mar/25/1963
A German countess receives a death sentence in the murder of her husband but Ragan has some doubts about the verdict.
Guest Stars: Werner Klemperer as Colonel von Bleist | Susanne Cramer as Maria Hoenig | Robert F. Simon as Charles Kimberly | Bartlett Robinson as Judge Stone | Pat Rosson as Victor Hoenig | Ross Elliott as Roger Carlson | Barbara Woodell as Mary Kimberly | Anthony D. Call as Lou Warren
Director: Stuart Heisler
Story: Sy Salkowitz | Teleplay: Peter Germano

13 :01x13 - Reformation At Big Nose Butte

Apr/01/1963
Deputy Smith, once an outlaw, is faced with a test when his former gang leader is released from prison and sends out a call for his old group to join him.
Guest Stars: Telly Savalas as Jake Volet | DeForest Kelley as Martin Volet | Sue Randall as Hardi Masters | Hayden Rorke as Glen Masters | Mickey Simpson as Lester Banks | Richard H. Cutting as Cavalry Officer | Roy Lennert as Paymaster
Director: Robert Totten
Writer: Cy Chermak

14 :01x14 - One Day In Vermillion

Apr/08/1963
Ragan runs into trouble when he escorts a Sioux chief and his son to a conference for the signing of a peace treaty.
Guest Stars: Carlos Rivas as Takanta | David White (1) as Jonah Snowden | Whit Bissell as Owen Teed | Med Flory as Captain Driscoll | Eugene Iglesias as Kicking Horse | Alan Baxter as guest star
Writer: Dean Riesner

15 :01x15 - Terror At Heart River

Apr/05/1963
A gang of starving railroad workers threaten to pillage the town of Heart River.
Guest Stars: Royal Dano as Walter Wyman | Coleen Gray as Mrs. Wyman | Gene Lyons as John Volk | Sean McClory as Fallain
Director: Stuart Heisler

16 :01x16 - The Chooser Of The Slain

Apr/22/1963
When deputies Stark and Vance kill a man in self-defense Ragan must find a missing female witness to the shooting or the deputies will be hanged.
Guest Stars: Claude Akins as Tom Doucette | Beverly Garland as Katherine Channing | Richard Loo as George Yang | Corey Allen as Clem Biglow | Bill Zuckert as Jim Clark | Justin Smith (1) as Joe Moran | Dayton Lummis as Clayton Emory | E.J. Andre as Judge Langford | Don Kennedy as McNally | Bill Walker (1) as William
Director: Charles Rondeau
Writer: Dean Riesner

17 :01x17 - Feud At Snake River

Apr/29/1963
Ragan tries to convince a man to oppose his brother, an empire building cattle baron.
Guest Stars: Harry Townes as George Deus | James Westerfield as Simon Deus | Joseph Ruskin as Rider | Roger Mobley as Christopher | Barry Kelley as Amish | Don Keefer as Minister | Brendan Dillon as Alf Hinds | Harlan Warde as Claude Deus
Director: Charles Rondeau

18 :01x18 - Sanctuary At Crystal Springs

May/06/1963
Townspeople are outraged when Deputies Stark and Smith gun down two desperado brothers inside a church.
Guest Stars: James Anderson (1) as Stan Barton | Les Tremayne as Barton | Norman Alden as Jim Barton | Joe Di Reda as Clarence Barton | John Hoyt as Governor | Charles Irving as Reverend Spencer | Myron Healey as Sheriff | Bill Erwin as Doctor | Woodrow Parfrey as guest star
Writer: Cy Chermak

19 :01x19 - A Nice Girl From Goliath

May/13/1963
A woman's perjured testimony sends a gunslinger to the gallows and Stark must protect her from the man's revenge minded brother.
Guest Stars: Audrey Dalton as Ronnie Kane | Frank DeKova as Matt Kellogg | John Carlyle as Beau Kellogg | Elisha Cook as Brinkman | Sheldon Allman as Velie | Diane Sayer as Esther | Vinton Hayworth as Doc Holderman
Director: Charles Rondeau
Writer: E.M. Parsons
Warning: The Dakotas guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Western
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: ABC ( USA)
Airs: Mondays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: January 07, 1963
Ended: September 09, 1963
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