Rowdy's going to Wichita to seek justice after two of his drovers are shot, trying to stop a lynching of two Hispanics in former slavery stronghold, Clay County, Missouri, 5 years after the end of the U.S. Civil War. The Kane father/son hanging party killed the accused to revenge the beating death of the abler of the Kane brothers, serving time in the local jail with the lynched men. The surviving brother tried to stop both the lynching and the shooting, but father Morgan refused the disabled Jethroe's pleas. New trail boss Rowdy takes the surviving trail-hand, along with his new Black steer-puncher Simon, to the local sheriff, but he's in cahoots with the Kanes.
Did You Know?
While the theme song is retained at the beginning of the show for this last season, the theme song - as well as Gil Favor on a horse, uttering the iconic "Head 'em up! Move 'em out!" - is no longer used at the end. See more