The BEST episodes of Have Gun, Will Travel
Every episode of Have Gun, Will Travel ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Have Gun, Will Travel!
Professional gunfighter Paladin was a West Point graduate who, after the Civil War, settled into San Francisco's Hotel Carlton were he awaited responses to his business card: over the picture of a chess knight "Have Gun – Will Travel ... Wire Paladin San Francisco."
#1 - Silver Convoy
Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired 5/31/1958
Paladin is hired to find James Becker. He trails him to Monterey and discovers he has been arrested and is sentenced to work in a silver mine. Paladin finds that Becker has died in a cave-in or so he is told. The owner of the mine hires Paladin to guard a silver convoy, but first Paladin wants to find out a little more about the mine.Watch Now:Amazon
#3 - The Unforgiven
Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/7/1959
Retired and wealthy General Crommer is dying. He asks Padadin, who holds an old grudge against him, to do him a favor. He asks him to take a message of forgiveness to another man who hates Crommer. A favor which might get Paladin killed.
#4 - Gun Shy
Season 1 - Episode 29 - Aired 3/29/1958
Trying to locate the thieves who stole a jade chess set, Paladin ends up in a small Montana town where he becomes involved in a romance with a landlady's daughter.Watch Now:Amazon
#6 - The Yuma Treasure
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/14/1957
Accompanying a cavalry major on a mission to prevent a war by negotiating a treaty with an elusive Apache chief, Paladin must deal with soldiers who have caught gold fever.Watch Now:Amazon
#7 - The Great Mojave Chase
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/28/1957
A sportsman sponsors a contest, betting that no one can elude his posse in the Mojave Desert. When Paladin shows up riding a camel, the man decides that the only way he can still win is to get rid of Paladin.
#8 - The Savages
Season 6 - Episode 27 - Aired 3/16/1963
An art collector hires Paladin to guide him, and his strangely childlike daughter, to the camp of a reclusive sculptor. But the collector does not tell Paladin his real reason for wanting to find the artist.
#10 - The Wager
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/3/1959
Sid Morgan hires Paladin to protect him from someone who is trying to kill him. After killing the gunfighter who was following them, Paladin finds out the real reason Morgan hired him. He then hands out his own brand of justice.Watch Now:Amazon
#16 - The Scorched Feather
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/14/1959
Robert Ceilbleu hires Paladin to protect his father from a Comanche war chief who has sworn to kill him. After arriving at the remote cabin of William Ceilbleu, he learns the reason for the Indian's hatred.
#17 - The Man Hunter
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/13/1958
Paladin is forced to kill Jimmy Dawes, wanted for murder. When he takes him back to his home town, the townspeople, the sheriff and the boy's brothers give him a hostile welcome.
#20 - The Return of Dr. Thackeray
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired 5/17/1958
Dr. Phyllis Thackeray diagnoses the cook at the Barton Ranch with smallpox. All the cowhands may be infected and need to be vaccinated. Dr. Thackeray sends for the one man she thinks can help.
#21 - Lady on the Stagecoach
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/17/1959
Paladin is traveling on a stagecoach with four others, one of whom is Della White Cloud, the educated daughter of an Apache chief. The stage is also carrying a strongbox full of gold, which Ed Rance wants.
#22 - The Monster of Moon Ridge
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired 2/28/1959
The townspeople of Moon Ridge, Colorado believe there are monsters in the mountains. Dan Bella's daughter is taken by something and he finds strange footprints outside his daughter's window. Paladin is hired to find out what is up on the ridge.
#23 - Young Gun
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/8/1958
An ex-gunfighter, Roy Calvert, blames the people of Benedict for his wife's death. The town is in the middle of a bad drought and Calvert and his son are blocking the only access to water in the area. Calvert has trained his son to be a gunfighter and Paladin has to face them both.Watch Now:Amazon
#24 - Alaska
Season 2 - Episode 30 - Aired 4/18/1959
Paladin play chess by mail with Boris, who is living in Alaska. Paladin receives what he assumes is Boris' next move but instead is a request for help. Boris is being forced out of territory he has hunted and trapped on for years. Paladin heads for Alaska to help.Watch Now:Amazon