Episode 293 - TROUBLE TOWN

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Episode 293 - TROUBLE TOWN

Post by Episode Guide » Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:06 am

Date: March 17, 1968

Summary: Ben, Hoss and Joe find themselves helping Candy when he comes to the aide of an old friend who is working at a saloon in Riverbend.

Written by: David Lang
Directed by: Leon Benson
Guest Stars: Robert J. Wilke (Sheriff Claude Booker); Elizabeth MacRae (Lila Holden); Steve Brodie (Deputy Horn); Joseph Turkel (Lupe); James Daris (Shorty); Tol Avery (Almont); William Bakewell (Slatter); Doodles Weaver (Stableman); A.G. Vitanza (Bartender); Bob Miles (uncredited stunts for David Canary).

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Re: Episode 293 - TROUBLE TOWN

Post by BuckAndCochise » Sat Jan 09, 2016 6:17 pm

I have a love for this ep because there is a bit where the sheriff says something like: "Your boy ain't getting out of here." And he was talking about Candy and Ben didn't correct him. It happens a few other times and I don't know, just is nice to me.
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Re: Episode 293 - TROUBLE TOWN

Post by CowgirlAtHeart » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:41 pm

The sheriff in this episode is incredibly creepy! In my opinion he's right up there with Poole from "The Thunder Man" and Clarence Bolling from "The Smiler." Ugh!

I love how Joe purposely gets himself thrown in jail so he can help Candy. And Ben approves!
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Re: Episode 293 - TROUBLE TOWN

Post by Cartwright fan. » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:11 am

The sheriff was a little devious, for sure. I don't know if he was quite as creepy as Poole, or Bolling, but he was bad.

One of my favorite scenes though, was when one of the hands sneaks back into camp and has just settled in thinking he made it, and Ben walks up. Just that shot of the hand opening his eyes to see the boots, then travel up to the face, of Ben! :laughing
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Re: Episode 293 - TROUBLE TOWN

Post by daisy60 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:38 am

I love that when Candy is thrown in jail Joe ends up right there with him. That's a real friend. All of the Cartwrights were there to help Candy against a crooked sheriff.

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