A traveling chamber of horrors and seaman Shamus McCloud riding with a scissors and knife sharpener arrive in town at the same time. Meanwhile Joe is playing a marathon card game with a crooked gambler at the saloon. McCloud is looking for his brother who was at the hotel. The owners of the hotel tell him his brother was never there but the daughter Barbara tells him on the side to see Dr. Ingram. As Joe gives an IOU in the card game, McCloud confronts Ingram about his brother. Ingram tells McCloud his brother died of a disease he eventually thought was cholera. McCloud accuses him of letting his brother die to protect the town. That night Ingram's dog is killed followed by the gambler the next night. Joe is a suspect but Ingram believes McCloud is guilty. Ingram has an interest in Barbara but so does McCloud. This is followed by the murder of Agnes Halsey and an attempt on Quitch of the show. McCloud asks to be arrested to prove his innocence when another murder occurs. While in jail...
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Plot line here first used in "Wagon Train" Season 7 Episode 24 first airing March 2, 1964. See more
[seeing a man carry a woman's body into a barn, Reese races into action
Hey! What do you think you're doin'! Hey!
[the wax head of the 'body' falls off and rolls to Reese's feet
Where you rushing to Lady Hildegard's rescue? Most gallant. You should have been around when her husband stabbed her to death in the year 1666.