The Lone Ranger T.V. Episodes


(Episodes 53 through 78)

"Million Dollar Wallpaper" September 14, 1950  Episode # 53
Mosshorn (Emmett Lynn) has the wall of his cabin plastered with what he 
thinks are worthless stock certificates. Three crooks, Silk (Paul Fix), Moose 
(Kim Spalding) and Matt (Duke York) discover gold in the old mine and plot to 
obtain a majority ownership in the mine with Mosshorn's stock. Flapjack (Lucien 
Littlefield) is arrested for murdering Mosshorn by the sheriff (Eddie Cobb) before 
the sheriff realizes that Mosshorn is still alive. The Lone Ranger uses one of his 
Colt 45's as a wrench to help him and Mosshorn escape.

"Mission Bells" September 21, 1950  Episode # 54
Stephen Dunn (Tristram Coffin), a local crook, learns that the bells of the Santa Maria
Mission are actually cast out of Spanish gold and he plots to steal the bells. Before 
Dunn completes his plan, he is murdered and a crooked, acting sheriff Mason (Lee 
Roberts), tries to finish the theft with help from Gus (Hal Fieberling) and Strap (James 
Griffith). The role of Padre Felipe is played by Walter Sande and Maria is played by 
Rosa Turich.

"Dead Man's Chest" September 28, 1950  Episode # 55
Hamlet Jones (William Vedder)  likes to quote Shakespeare and has a burro with a 
wooden chest strapped to it. Hank Wheeler (Stephen Chase) mistakenly believes 
that the chest contains gold. The chest actually holds books, including a rare 1st 
edition copy of Shakespeare. Wheeler's two henchmen, Jud Ellis (Myron Healy) and 
Clem Hart (Frank Sully) are unaware of who their boss really is and murder Jones. 
The Lone Ranger & Tonto help Jones complete his most important wish. Deputy 
Sheriff Jim Brice is played by Harry Lauter, Ray Montgomery plays the part of the 
newspaperman, Ed Carson, Natividad Vacio plays the part of Jose Gonzales and the 
stage driver is played by George Lloyd.

"Outlaw's Revenge" October 5, 1950  Episode # 56
Pete Carson (Richard Bailey) is hung for murder but his gang does their best to 
avenge his death. Trigger Taylor/Calvin Blair (Larry Blake) has one of his men, 
Hammer (Bill Haade), pull a bank robbery, dressed as the Lone Ranger. The 
plan is to draw the Lone Ranger to town and frame him for the robbery. The 
sheriff is played by Kenneth MacDonald, Bill Ames is played by Steven Clark, 
Sagebrush is played by Larry Johns and Deputy Jim is played by Richard Beach.
The bank messanger is named Willie but is uncredited and the second deputy is
named Hank but he is also uncredited.

"Danger Ahead" October 12, 1950  Episode # 57
A ventriloquist, Sidney Boswell (Max Terhune), is an eye-witness to the murder 
of Sheriff Roberts in Kingston but is scared and runs off. The Lone Ranger
convinces Boswell to do the right thing and return. A cup of hot coffee helps the 
Lone Ranger & Tonto get crooked Deputy Rock Craig (Don Haggerty) arrested. 
William E. Green plays the part of Judge Jordan, Hatch is played by Jack Briggs 
and the part of Al is played by Mike Ragan.

"Crime in Time" October 19, 1950  Episode # 58
A carriage, driven by Feeny McArdle (John A. Butler), is rigged with a hidden gun. 
Feeny hires a robber, Lige Watkins (Lane Bradford), to help him pull off a counterfeiting 
plot in the bank at Black Moccasin after Feeny kills Lige's brother, Dave Watkin (Fred 
Libby). The Lone Ranger and Tonto have their work cut out for them in this unusual episode. 
Monte Blue plays the part of the sheriff.

"Drink of Water" October 26, 1950  Episode # 59
Phineas Stacy (Bill Kennedy), a self-proclaimed rain maker, promises relief 
to the Greenville area if local ranchers can come up with the $5,000 fee. Stacy
plans on stealing the money during the commotion. A young boy, Jackie
Blasdell (Arthur Stone), is the lucky recipient of a Lone Ranger silver bullet. 
Jim Blasdell (Gregg Barton) and his wife, Mary Blasdell (Linda Johnson) want 
to use their savings to take Jackie to a doctor to straighten his leg but give the 
money to help the town pay the rainmaker. Stanley Andrews plays the part of 
Ed Range, Harlan Briggs plays the part of Ezra Dudley, Mickey Simpson plays 
the part of Pete and Mitchell Kowal plays the part of Mack.

"Thieve's Money" November 2, 1950  Episode # 60
A U.S. Treasury agent, Jim Collins (David MacMahon), is murdered by a 
counterfeiter, Pierre Dumont (John Doucette). Dumont assumes the identity 
of Collins but the smell of his cologne allows the Lone Ranger & Tonto to 
bring Dumont and his two henchmen, Burt (Ward Blackburn) and Al (Jack 
Briggs) to justice. The part of Sheriff Andrews is played by Charles Watts.

"The Squire" November 9, 1950  Episode # 61
Squire Turnbull (George Lynn) is the leader of a gang of bank robbers. A witness 
to the latest robbery, Amos Carter (Hugh Prosser), and his daughter Jane 
(Margaret Kerry), are being pursued by the gang. The squire's henchmen are Cliff 
mistakenly named as Gimp in the ending credits (John Cliff), Jake (Steve Dunhill), 
Cal (Alex Sharpe) and Fred (Bob Wilke). The Lone Ranger & Tonto help the Carters 
and bring the Squire to justice. Jane is the lucky recipient of a silver bullet from the 
Lone Ranger at the end of this episode.

"Masked Deputy" November 16, 1950  Episode # 62
The less-than-effective Sheriff Higgens (Eddie Cobb) in Lakeview is scared of a 
local crook, Will Bradley (Stuart Randall). Newspaper owners, Tom (Dave Willock) 
& Mary (Carol Thurston) Turner are also being bullied by Bradley. The Lone Ranger 
& Tonto help show Higgins that he is capable of doing his job and Tom becomes 
Higgins new deputy. Peter Mamakos (misspelled Mamakas in the credits) plays 
the part of Pete, Gregg Rogers plays the part of Matt and Bert Arnold plays the 
part of Hank. Lane Chandler plays the part of Mr. Jason but is incorrectly credited in the 
closing credits as Lane Arnold.

"Banker's Choice" November 23, 1950  Episode # 63
Henry MacFarland (Commander Murray) is a banker who is being 
blackmailed by three men, Steve Lasher (David Bruce), Joe Kean 
(John Merton) and Lefty (Mickey Simpson). The three outlaws have
convinced Henry that his son, Andrew, has stolen money from the bank
but it was Henry's cousin, Steve Lasher, who stole the money and made it
appear that Andrew had done it. The Lone Ranger & Tonto assist Henry
in getting the three outlaws brought to justice. Henry's wife, Mary MacFarland, 
is played by Phyliss Morris. The sheriff is played by Jack Mower and the
stage driver is Bud Osborne.

"Desert Adventure" November 30, 1950  Episode # 64
The Yuma Kid (House Peters Jr.) and Cheyenne (Charles Horvath) rob the 
bank in Cloverdale and head for Indian Forks to meet up with 2 other gang 
members, Joe (Lane Bradford) & Cleet (Bob Cason) who have extra water. 
Yuma first blows up an important water hole at Buzzard Bath to delay the 
posse following them. The Lone Ranger & Tonto also pursue the bandits 
and the Ranger must disguise himself as an old prospector. Yuma allows 
Tonto and the old prospector to go to Indian Fork with them after falling 
for a ruse of a gold claim given to them by the Lone Ranger. Sheriff Daley 
is played by Lee Shumway and one of his two deputies is Sam (Kermit 
Maynard) and the second deputy is not named and the actor is uncredited.

"Bad Medicine"  December 7, 1950  Episode # 65
The Bolton brothers, Clint (Dick Curtis) and Glenn (Hal Fieberling), rob the
Citizens Bank in Sweet Grass of $25,000 and one cashier is killed and a 
second is wounded. Hoping to outwit Sheriff Collins (Bob Carson), Clint
doubles back to the only doctor in the area, at Sweet Grass. Doctor Clayton 
Andrews (Harry Harvey) and his wife, Lucy (Greta Grandstedt) are forced to 
treat Glenn under threats of harm to Lucy if they don't treat him. The Lone 
Ranger & Tonto wind up in Sweet Grass to check out the doctor's office. 
The Ranger is certain the Bolton's are in the doc's office and he disguises 
him as Luigi Caponi in order to get inside the doctor's house. After a ruse,
the Lone Ranger gets the drop on Clint and Glenn but is nearly done in when 
Glenn attempts to throw an object at him. The Ranger fires one shot at Glenn 
and engages in a brief fight with Clint before both outlaws are in custody. The 
part of Jim is played by Bob Kellard, the part of Dave is played by Sandy 
Sanders and the the bank official is played by James Guilfoyle.

"One Jump Ahead" December 14, 1950  Episode # 66
Two con men, Rick Sanders (Robert Rockwell) and a Mr. Applegate (John 
Eldredge), con Mrs. Whitcomb (Dorothy Vaughn) out of $2,000 and are 
searching out other victims too. The Lone Ranger and Tonto have been 
looking for Applegate for bank robberies but he has switched to a con game 
to make his money. Richard Crane plays the part of Tom Whitcomb and 
Nolan Leary plays the part of the Postmaster.

"Lady Killer" December 21, 1950  Episode # 67
Lela Anson (Nan Leslie) and her two partners in crime, Seth (I. Stanford 
Jolley) & Jake (Robert Kent), commit murder and robbery without hesitation 
in the Placcidville area. Sheriff John Markum (Ray Montgomery)) must be 
convinced by the Lone Ranger and Tonto of Lela's criminal actions. Fred 
Libby plays the part of Trig Davis, Russell Trent is the stage driver and Billy 
Vincent plays the part of Hank.

"Paid in Full" December 28, 1950  Episode # 68
Bert Dillon (Larry Blake) will even stoop to attempted murder and 
robbery to get Jim Craig's (Harry Lauter) ranch because of a valuable 
mineral deposit. The Lone Ranger & Tonto discover the Borax deposit 
on Craig's ranch and set up a trap for Dillon. Johnny Day plays the part 
of Matt, Wanda McKay plays the part of Sue Craig, Emmett Lynn plays 
the part of Hank and Charles Watts plays the part of the sheriff.

"Letter of the Law" January 4, 1951  Episode # 69
Sam Slater (Robin Short) escapes from prison and forces Jeff Niles 
(Warren Douglas) into hiding him from Sheriff Harper (Monte Blue), Jeff's 
father-in-law. The Lone Ranger helps capture Slater and assists Jeff in 
clearing his name from an earlier crime. Noel Neill plays the part of Molly 
Niles, Douglas Wood plays the part of Cyrus Wilson, John Halloran plays 
the part of Tom and Ed Hinton plays the part of Bob Shay.

"The Silent Voice" January 11, 1951  Episode # 70
Cleve Ritchie (Ross Ford) has found the Barcelona Treasure of gold & jewels. 
A phony doctor, Jeff Payton (John Morgan), plots to get the map that Cleve 
has drawn of the treasure site. Cleve's grandmother is unable to speak or 
move because of a stroke but is still able to assist the Lone Ranger & Tonto 
in bringing the three criminals to justice for murder and robbery. Hal Fieberling 
plays the part of Bert Devlin, Mike Regan plays the part of Chad Hacker and 
Christine Larson plays the part of Stella Watson. 

"The Outcast" January 18, 1951  Episode # 71
Rufus Fillmore (Stephen Chase) owns an express office and with the help of Gat 
Towson (Lane Bradford), Muggs (Mickey Simpson) and Phil (Fred Libby), he has 
been robbing stagecoaches in an effort to get a monopoly on the express business. 
Texas Ranger Randy Tyler (Robert Rockwell) goes undercover to become a part of 
the gang, find out who the leader is and bring the gang to justice. The Lone Ranger 
and Tonto lend a hand and aid in the capture of the entire gang. Captain H. M. 
Prescott is played by Pierre Watkin, Lt. Grayson is played by Denver Pyle and the 
part of the sheriff is played by Eddie Cobb.

"Backtrail" January 25, 1951  Episode # 72
Express agent, Walter Mason (Herbert Lytton) has a crime wave 
operating in which his men, Bart (Robert Bice) and Ed (Kim Spalding) 
rob the stagecoaches. The blame is placed on the Paiute Indians with
Bart & Ed masquerading as Indians. The Lone Ranger & Tonto are in 
area when Tonto discovers that the robbers are riding shod horses, 
which the Paiute do not do. The Lone Ranger is nearly ambushed 
by Bart & Ed on orders from Mason. The Lone Ranger disguises 
himself as Ole, the Swede, in his plan to get the robbers to identify 
who the robbers are to him. Jim Blake is played by Riley Hill, the 
sheriff is played by Rex Lease and Pete, the stage driver is played 
by Bud Osborne.  

"Behind the Law" February 1, 1951  Episode # 73
Big Jim Folsom (Gene Roth)  and his gang of outlaws terrorize the county 
and The Lone Ranger  & Tonto meet with Sheriff John Maloney (Bob Carson). 
Folsom's gang lives in San Carlo County where they behave themselves and 
Sheriff Charles Gray (Marshall Bradford) doesn't bother them and he doesn't 
assist fellow Sheriff Maloney either. The Lone Ranger works with Trader Mike 
(James Guilfoyle) and the banker, Jim Wortham (George Chesebro) in a plan 
to cause Sheriff Gray to get off the fence and go after Folsom. Scar is played 
by Ward Blackburn, Link is played by Gene Evans and Sam, the deputy, is 
played by Clarence Straight.

"Trouble at Black Rock" February 8, 1951  Episode # 74
A prospector, Fred Neely (Emmett Lynn) discovers stolen gold 
coins in the Black Rock Mine after being severely injured in a 
dynamite blast. Tonto rescues him and takes him home. The 
McCarty gang of outlaws have escaped from prison and McCarty 
(George Lewis) is leading his two partners, Slim (John Alvin) and 
Walker (Michael Ansara) to the mine to collect the stolen loot. The 
McCarty gang ambushes the doctor from Three Pines and McCarty
assumes the role of the doctor and he "treats" Fred. The Lone
Ranger realizes, from the terrible job of bandaging, that the doctor 
was a fake. The Lone Ranger & Tonto set a plan in motion to lure
McCarty and his gang to the Black Rock Mine and reduce the risk 
to the townspeople and to Fred Neely and his daughter, Ella 
(Wanda McKay). Tonto is wounded by Ella and has a pitchfork 
thrown at him by the housekeeper, Mrs. Tush (Constance Purdy) 
before he escapes and helps the Lone Ranger capture the McCarty

"Two Gold Lockets" February 15, 1951  Episode # 75
Jim Linden, the Marshall (Tom Powers) believes his son, Don, was killed 
6 years ago by white men dressed as Indians. Jim & Don were each 
wearing gold lockets with a picture of Mary Lindon (Greta Granstedt) (wife 
& mother respectively) in them. The two gold lockets bring father and son 
together again. Dwayne Hickman (Dobie Gillis) as the younger Don Lindon, 
and his brother, Darryl Hickman, as the older Don Lindon, guest star in this 
episode. Ben Weldon plays the part of Carlos Marina, John Cliff plays the 
part of Worry Peters, Duke York plays the part of Buck Slade and Stanley 
Andrews plays the part of Warden Roberts.

"The Hooded Men" February 22, 1951  Episode # 76
Ruby Creston (Mira McKinney) leads a group of hooded men into robberies 
and murder. The Lone Ranger goes into detail about himself to convince 
Sheriff Hugh McNeil (Walter Sande) to trust Tonto and himself enough to 
bring in Ruby and the hooded men, Flack (John Doucette) and Dusty 
(Lane Bradford). Denver Pyle appears in the role of  Deputy Allen and the 
part of Bill is played by Mort Thompson.

"Friend in Need" March 1, 1951  Episode # 77
Jeff Austin (John McGuire) is about to be hung for a crime which he did not 
commit, in order to protect his brother, Jim (Stephen Clark). Jim is murdered 
by Luke Banner (Bob Bice) when Jim tells Luke that he is going to confess to 
save Jeff. The Lone Ranger & Tonto receive help from Captain Sanchos (Salvador 
Baguez) to capture Banner. Gail Davis (Annie Oakley) plays the role of Ruth, 
Eddie Cobb plays the part of Sheriff Tate, David Leonard plays the part of the 
Padre, Paul Fierro plays the part of Juan, Joe Dominguez is the guard and Ed 
Clark plays the role of the waiter.

"Mr. Trouble" March 8, 1951  Episode # 78
Lucky Kendal (Larry Blake) tries to delay the completion of a railroad franchise so 
he can take advantage of lower stock values. The Lone Ranger & Tonto help Rick 
Merrill (Robert Rockwell) finish the railroad even though the railroad has to purchase
a stagecoach to get Doctor Sam A. Weston (Harry Harvey) to the Valley Center Depot 
by April 20th, the deadline. House Peters, Jr. plays the part of Pierce, Jim Bannon plays 
the part of Red and Paul Campbell plays the part of Andy Carlisle. The part of the sheriff 
is played by Earl Hodgins, the crooked deputy is played by Russell Trent, Mr. Herbert is 
played by David McMahon and Bob Kellard plays the part of Silent Taylor.

* NOTE: This is a partial and incomplete listing, but with some time, I hope to complete
the entire television episodes synopsis. This season last updated on November 15, 2002.

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