Rawhide (1959–1965)

Grandma's Money 

On a trip to collect a debt, Rowdy sees an elderly woman apparently hounded by thieves. After rescuing her they go to a nearby town where Rowdy is to collect the debt and she awaits a stage. However, she frames Rowdy for multiple thefts.


Sobey Martin


Robert Lees (teleplay) (as J.E. Selby), Sonia Chernus (story)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Fleming ... Gil Favor (credit only)
Clint Eastwood ... Rowdy Yates
Paul Brinegar ... Wishbone
Charles H. Gray ... Clay Forrester (as Charles Gray)
James Murdock ... Mushy (credit only)
Steve Raines ... Jim Quince (credit only)
Rocky Shahan ... Joe Scarlet (credit only)
Robert Cabal ... Hey Soos (credit only)
Josephine Hutchinson ... Abigail Briggs
Frank Maxwell ... Sheriff of Indian Springs
Jonathan Hole ... Otis Eames
Frank Wilcox ... Col. Horatio Agee
Harry Ellerbe ... Asa Simms
Ann Daniels Ann Daniels ... Jane
James Gavin James Gavin ... Hank Higgins


Rowdy and a couple of men deliver 300 head of cattle to Col. Horatio Agee's ranch but he is gone on his honeymoon. The foreman knowing nothing about the deal signs for the cattle but Rowdy heads to Indian Springs to collect. On the way he encounters a solitary, sweet old grandma, who turns out to be a clever thief and con-woman. Her carriage is trapped in mud. Although he gets her out of the mud, they are forced to escape on his horse when two men attack them. At Indian Springs Grandma hopes for a stage but must wait two days. She tries to rent a rig but Rowdy prevents her from leaving due to the danger involved. Grandma seems to adopt Rowdy as her own setting him up with a waitress but in reality she uses him to steal a wallet from a salesman she drugs and rob the bank guarded by the waitress's father letting Rowdy take the blame. When Col. Agee arrives, stealing his carriage and his wife's jewels are added to the charges. Eventually Rowdy ends up in jail followed by her when she ... Written by chipe

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Drama | Western


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Release Date:

23 February 1962 (USA) See more »

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CBS Television Network See more »
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Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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