List of Tales of Wells Fargo episodes

Tales of Wells Fargo is an American western television series starring Dale Robertson that ran from 1957 to 1962 on NBC. Produced by Revue Productions, the series aired in a half-hour format until its final season when it expanded to an hour and switched from black and white to color.[1][2]

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRun TimeColor
First airedLast aired
114March 18, 1957 (1957-03-18)July 8, 1957 (1957-07-08)30 minblack & white
238September 9, 1957 (1957-09-09)May 26, 1958 (1958-05-26)30 minblack & white
339September 8, 1958 (1958-09-08)June 15, 1959 (1959-06-15)30 minblack & white
437September 7, 1959 (1959-09-07)May 30, 1960 (1960-05-30)30 minblack & white
539September 5, 1960 (1960-09-05)July 10, 1961 (1961-07-10)30 minblack & white
634September 30, 1961 (1961-09-30)June 2, 1962 (1962-06-02)60 mincolor

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (1957)Edit

Season 1 consisted of 30 minute episodes in black & white, airing 8:30–9:00 on Monday nights.[1]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"The Thin Rope"March 18, 1957 (1957-03-18)
22"The Hasty Gun"March 25, 1957 (1957-03-25)
33"Alder Gulch"April 8, 1957 (1957-04-08)
44"The Bounty"April 15, 1957 (1957-04-15)
55"A Time to Kill"April 22, 1957 (1957-04-22)
66"Shotgun Messenger"May 7, 1957 (1957-05-07)
77"The Lynching"May 13, 1957 (1957-05-13)
88"Renegade Raiders"May 20, 1957 (1957-05-20)
99"Rio Grande"June 3, 1957 (1957-06-03)
1010"Sam Bass"June 10, 1957 (1957-06-10)
1111"The Hijackers"June 17, 1957 (1957-06-17)
1212"Stage to Nowhere"June 24, 1957 (1957-06-24)
1313"Jesse James"July 1, 1957 (1957-07-01)
1414"The Silver Bullets"July 8, 1957 (1957-07-08)

Season 2 (1957–58)Edit

Season 2 consisted of 30 minute episodes in black & white, airing 8:30–9:00 on Monday nights.[1]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
151"Belle Star"September 9, 1957 (1957-09-09)
162"Two Cartridges"September 16, 1957 (1957-09-16)
173"Apache Gold"September 23, 1957 (1957-09-23)
184"John Wesley Hardin"September 30, 1957 (1957-09-30)
195"The Target"October 7, 1957 (1957-10-07)
206"The Feud"October 14, 1957 (1957-10-14)
217"Billy the Kid"October 21, 1957 (1957-10-21)
228"The Auction"October 28, 1957 (1957-10-28)
239"Hank (Chips)"November 4, 1957 (1957-11-04)
2410"Man in the Box"November 11, 1957 (1957-11-11)
2511"The Kid"November 18, 1957 (1957-11-18)
2612"The Barbary Coast"November 25, 1957 (1957-11-25)
2713"Ride with the Killer"December 2, 1957 (1957-12-02)
2814"The Inscrutable Man"December 9, 1957 (1957-12-09)
2915"The General"December 16, 1957 (1957-12-16)
3016"Laredo"December 23, 1957 (1957-12-23)
3117"The Witness"December 30, 1957 (1957-12-30)
3218"Doc Bell"January 7, 1958 (1958-01-07)
3319"Stage West"January 13, 1958 (1958-01-13)
3420"Hoss Tamer"January 20, 1958 (1958-01-20)
3521"Hide Jumpers"January 27, 1958 (1958-01-27)
3622"The Walking Mountain"February 3, 1958 (1958-02-03)
3723"Bill Longley"February 10, 1958 (1958-02-10)
3824"The Prisoner"February 17, 1958 (1958-02-17)
3925"Dr. Alice"February 23, 1958 (1958-02-23)
4026"The Sooners"March 3, 1958 (1958-03-03)
4127"Alias Jim Hardie"March 10, 1958 (1958-03-10)
4228"The Johnny Ringo Story"March 17, 1958 (1958-03-17)
4329"The Newspaper"March 24, 1958 (1958-03-24)
4430"Special Delivery"March 31, 1958 (1958-03-31)
4531"Deadwood"April 7, 1958 (1958-04-07)
4632"The Gun"April 14, 1958 (1958-04-14)
4733"The Reward"April 21, 1958 (1958-04-21)
4834"The Pickpocket"April 28, 1958 (1958-04-28)
4935"Scapegoat"May 5, 1958 (1958-05-05)
5036"The Renegade"May 12, 1958 (1958-05-12)
5137"The Break"May 19, 1958 (1958-05-19)
5238"The Sniper"May 26, 1958 (1958-05-26)

Season 3 (1958–59)Edit

Season 3 consisted of 30 minute episodes in black & white, airing 8:30–9:00 on Monday nights.[1]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
531"The Gambler"September 8, 1958 (1958-09-08)
542"The Manuscript"September 15, 1958 (1958-09-15)
553"White Indian"September 22, 1958 (1958-09-22)
564"The Golden Owl"September 29, 1958 (1958-09-29)
575"The Faster Gun"October 6, 1958 (1958-10-06)
586"Butch Cassidy"October 13, 1958 (1958-10-13)
597"End of the Trail"October 20, 1958 (1958-10-20)
608"A Matter of Honor"November 3, 1958 (1958-11-03)
619"The Most Dangerous Man"November 10, 1958 (1958-11-10)
6210"The Gunfighter"November 17, 1958 (1958-11-17)
6311"The Deserter"November 24, 1958 (1958-11-24)
6412"The Killer"December 1, 1958 (1958-12-01)
6513"The Counterfeiters"December 8, 1958 (1958-12-08)
6614"Cow Town"December 15, 1958 (1958-12-15)
6715"The Happy Tree"December 22, 1958 (1958-12-22)
6816"The Dealer"December 29, 1958 (1958-12-29)
6917"Showdown Trail"January 5, 1959 (1959-01-05)
7018"Luke Frazer"January 12, 1959 (1959-01-12)
7119"Wild Cargo"January 19, 1959 (1959-01-19)
7220"The Cleanup"January 26, 1959 (1959-01-26)
7321"Fort Massacre"February 2, 1959 (1959-02-02)
7422"The Town That Wouldn't Talk"February 9, 1959 (1959-02-09)
7523"Lola Montez"February 16, 1959 (1959-02-16)
7624"The Branding Iron"February 23, 1959 (1959-02-23)
7725"The House I Enter"March 2, 1959 (1959-03-02)
7826"The Legacy"March 9, 1959 (1959-03-09)
7927"The Rawhide Kid"March 16, 1959 (1959-03-16)
8028"Toll Road"March 23, 1959 (1959-03-23)
8129"The Tired Gun"March 30, 1959 (1959-03-30)
8230"Terry"April 6, 1959 (1959-04-06)
8331"The Last Stand"April 13, 1959 (1959-04-13)
8432"Bob Dawson"April 20, 1959 (1959-04-20)
8533"The Tall Texan"April 27, 1959 (1959-04-27)
8634"Doc Holliday"May 4, 1959 (1959-05-04)
8735"Kid Curry"May 11, 1959 (1959-05-11)
8836"The Little Man"May 18, 1959 (1959-05-18)
8937"The Daltons"May 25, 1959 (1959-05-25)
9038"The Bounty Hunter"June 1, 1959 (1959-06-01)
9139"Clay Allison"June 15, 1959 (1959-06-15)

Season 4 (1959–60)Edit

Season 4 consisted of 30 minute episodes in black & white, airing 8:30–9:00 on Monday nights.[1]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
921"Young Jim Hardie"September 7, 1959 (1959-09-07)
932"Desert Showdown"September 14, 1959 (1959-09-14)
943"The Warrior's Return"September 21, 1959 (1959-09-21)
954"The Jackass"September 28, 1959 (1959-09-28)
965"The Stage Line"October 5, 1959 (1959-10-05)
976"The Train Robbery"October 12, 1959 (1959-10-12)
987"Double Reverse"October 19, 1959 (1959-10-19)
998"Tom Horn"October 26, 1959 (1959-10-26)
1009"The Quiet Village"November 2, 1959 (1959-11-02)
10110"Home Town"November 16, 1959 (1959-11-16)
10211"End of a Legend"November 23, 1959 (1959-11-23)
10312"The Return of Doc Bell"November 30, 1959 (1959-11-30)
10413"Woman with a Gun"December 7, 1959 (1959-12-07)
10514"Long Odds"December 14, 1959 (1959-12-14)
10615"Wanted: Jim Hardie"December 21, 1959 (1959-12-21)
10716"Relay Station"December 28, 1959 (1959-12-28)
10817"Cole Younger"January 4, 1960 (1960-01-04)
10918"The Easterner"January 11, 1960 (1960-01-11)
11019"The Governor's Visit"January 18, 1960 (1960-01-18)
11120"The Journey"January 25, 1960 (1960-01-25)
11221"The Canyon"February 1, 1960 (1960-02-01)
11322"Red Ransom"February 8, 1960 (1960-02-08)
11423"The English Woman"February 15, 1960 (1960-02-15)
11524"Forty-Four Forty"February 29, 1960 (1960-02-29)
11625"The Late Mayor Brown"March 7, 1960 (1960-03-07)
11726"Black Trail"March 21, 1960 (1960-03-21)
11827"The Great Bullion Robbery"March 21, 1960 (1960-03-21)
11928"The Outlaw's Wife"March 28, 1960 (1960-03-28)
12029"The Town"April 4, 1960 (1960-04-04)
12130"The Trading Post"April 11, 1960 (1960-04-11)
12231"Dead Man's Street"April 18, 1960 (1960-04-18)
12332"Threat of Death"April 25, 1960 (1960-04-25)
12433"Dealer's Choice"May 2, 1960 (1960-05-02)
12534"Pearl Hart"May 9, 1960 (1960-05-09)
12635"Vasquez"May 16, 1960 (1960-05-16)
12736"Kid Brother"May 23, 1960 (1960-05-23)
12837"Man for the Job"May 30, 1960 (1960-05-30)

Season 5 (1960–61)Edit

Season 5 consisted of 30 minute episodes in black & white, airing 8:30–9:00 on Monday nights.[1]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1291"Day of Judgement"September 5, 1960 (1960-09-05)
1302"Angry Town"September 5, 1960 (1960-09-05)
1313"Doc Dawson"September 19, 1960 (1960-09-19)
1324"The Kinfolk"September 26, 1960 (1960-09-26)
1335"A Study in Petticoats"October 17, 1960 (1960-10-17)
1346"All That Glitters"October 24, 1960 (1960-10-24)
1357"Run for the River"November 7, 1960 (1960-11-07)
1368"Leading Citizen"November 14, 1960 (1960-11-14)
1379"The Killing of Johnny Lash"November 21, 1960 (1960-11-21)
13810"The Wade Place"November 28, 1960 (1960-11-28)
13911"Jeff Davis' Treasure"December 5, 1960 (1960-12-05)
14012"The Bride and the Bandit"December 12, 1960 (1960-12-12)
14113"Escort to Santa Fe"December 19, 1960 (1960-12-19)
14214"Frightened Witness"December 26, 1960 (1960-12-26)
14315"The Border Renegade"January 2, 1961 (1961-01-02)
14416"Captain Scoville"January 9, 1961 (1961-01-09)
14517"The Has-Been"January 16, 1961 (1961-01-16)
14618"Town Against a Man"January 23, 1961 (1961-01-23)
14719"The Barefoot Bandit"January 30, 1961 (1961-01-30)
14820"The Hand That Shook the Hand"February 6, 1961 (1961-02-06)
14921"The Washburn Girl"February 13, 1961 (1961-02-13)
15022"The Diamond Dude"February 27, 1961 (1961-02-27)
15123"A Show for Silver Lode"March 6, 1961 (1961-03-06)
15224"Fraud"March 13, 1961 (1961-03-13)
15325"Stage from Yuma"March 20, 1961 (1961-03-20)
15426"Prince Jim"March 27, 1961 (1961-03-27)
15527"The Remittance Man"April 3, 1961 (1961-04-03)
15628"The Jealous Man"April 10, 1961 (1961-04-10)
15729"Something Pretty"April 17, 1961 (1961-04-17)
15830"Lady Trouble"April 24, 1961 (1961-04-24)
15931"Moment of Glory"May 1, 1961 (1961-05-01)
16032"The Lobo"May 8, 1961 (1961-05-08)
16133"Rifles for Red Hand"May 15, 1961 (1961-05-15)
16234"Gunman's Revenge"May 22, 1961 (1961-05-22)
16335"The Repentant Outlaw"May 29, 1961 (1961-05-29)
16436"A Quiet Little Town"June 5, 1961 (1961-06-05)
16537"Bitter Vengeance"June 12, 1961 (1961-06-12)
16638"John Jones"June 26, 1961 (1961-06-26)
16739"The Dowry"July 10, 1961 (1961-07-10)

Season 6 (1961–62)Edit

In season 6, the show converted to 60 minute episodes in color, and moved to a Saturday night 7:30–8:30 time slot.[1]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1681"Casket 7.3"September 30, 1961 (1961-09-30)
1692"The Dodger"October 7, 1961 (1961-10-07)
1703"Treasure Coach"October 14, 1961 (1961-10-14)
1714"Death Raffle"October 21, 1961 (1961-10-21)
1725"Tanoa"October 28, 1961 (1961-10-28)
1736"Mr. Mute"November 4, 1961 (1961-11-04)
1747"Jeremiah"November 11, 1961 (1961-11-11)
1758"A Fistful of Pride"November 18, 1961 (1961-11-18)
1769"Defiant at the Gate"November 25, 1961 (1961-11-25)
17710"Man of Another Breed"December 2, 1961 (1961-12-02)
17811"Kelly's Clover Girls"December 9, 1961 (1961-12-09)
17912"A Killing in Calico"December 16, 1961 (1961-12-16)
18013"New Orleans Trackdown"December 23, 1961 (1961-12-23)
18114"Trackback"December 30, 1961 (1961-12-30)
18215"Money-Run"January 6, 1962 (1962-01-06)
18316"Return to Yesterday"January 13, 1962 (1962-01-13)
18417"Reward for Gain"January 20, 1962 (1962-01-20)
18518"Assignment in Gloribee"January 27, 1962 (1962-01-27)
18619"Incident at Crossbow"February 3, 1962 (1962-02-03)
18720"Portrait of Teresa"February 10, 1962 (1962-02-10)
18821"Hometown Doctor"February 17, 1962 (1962-02-17)
18922"The Traveler"February 24, 1962 (1962-02-24)
19023"Winter Storm"March 3, 1962 (1962-03-03)
19124"Chauncey"March 17, 1962 (1962-03-17)
19225"Who Lives by the Gun"March 24, 1962 (1962-03-24)
19326"To Kill a Town"March 31, 1962 (1962-03-31)
19427"End of a Minor God"April 7, 1962 (1962-04-07)
19528"Remember the Yazoo"April 14, 1962 (1962-04-14)
19629"The Angry Sky"April 21, 1962 (1962-04-21)
19730"Royal Maroon"April 28, 1962 (1962-04-28)
19831"The Gold Witch"May 5, 1962 (1962-05-05)
19932"Don't Wake a Tiger"May 12, 1962 (1962-05-12)
20033"The Wayfarers"May 19, 1962 (1962-05-19)
20134"Vignette of a Sinner"June 2, 1962 (1962-06-02)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Brooks, Tim; Marsh, Earle F. (2007). The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present. New York: Ballantine Books. p. 1003. ISBN 978-0-345-49773-4. Retrieved May 28, 2021.
  2. ^ McNeil, Alex (1996). Total Television: the Comprehensive Guide to Programming from 1948 to the Present. New York: Penguin Books. p. 901. ISBN 0-14-02-4916-8. Retrieved May 28, 2021.

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