When the hard-charging president of the third-largest furniture maker in the U.S. dies suddenly at the end of a business week, it sets off a scramble among the surviving vice presidents to see which of them will succeed him.
Ostracized when her father and brother are hanged for murder, Leta Malvet turns to drifter Clay Renton. Ben: Lorne Greene. Adam: Pernell Roberts. Joe: Michael Landon. Hoss: Dan Blocker. Buford: Edward Platt.