Teens who join the Pony Express include a young Wild Bill Hickok and `Billy' Cody (who grew up to be Buffalo Bill). The series took the usual liberties with history, and ran three seasons---twice as long as the real Pony Express.
Conclusion. Lou and Kid (Yvonne Suhor, Ty Miller) unite in matrimony, just as the Union dissolves. Hickok: Josh Brolin. Teaspoon: Anthony Zerbe. Cody: Stephen Baldwin. Rachel: Clare Wren. Jesse: Christopher Pettiet.
Lou and Kid (Yvonne Suhor, Ty Miller) prepare to form a union on the eve of the Civil War. Part 1 of two. Hickok: Josh Brolin. Teaspoon: Anthony Zerbe. Cody: Stephen Baldwin. Rachel: Clare Wren. Jesse: Christopher Pettiet. Noah: Don Franklin. Buck: Gregg Rainwater.
Hickok trails a new rider who disappeared in a town overrun by bad guys; and Lou saddles up to buy a wedding dress. Emmet: William Sanderson. Joe Garrett: Ed Adams. Matt: Michael Roddy. Bonnie: Elizabeth Hanley. Storekeeper: Larry Soller. Teaspoon: Anthony Zerbe. Noah: Don Franklin.
Teaspoon and Hickok set out to restore order to an outlaw-ridden town, which happens to be where Kid wants to spend more time with Lou. Ty Miller, Yvonne Suhor, Anthony Zerbe. Hickok: Josh Brolin. Dawkins: Justin Whalin. Esmond: Mel Winkler.
Jesse (Christopher Pettiet) tags along with Hickok (Josh Brolin) to track down a killer whom Hickok has personal reasons to see taken down. Dobbins: Joseph Bottoms. Hannah: Dey Young. Tompkins: Don Collier. Seth: Justin Rigney. Luke: Kenneth Cutler Yasmer. Hooper Deputy: J.D. Ryan. Horace Walcott: Roberto Guajardo. Cody: Stephen Baldwin. Lou: Yvonne Suhor. Teaspoon: Anthony Zerbe. Noah: Don Franklin. Kid: Ty Miller.
Buck (Gregg Rainwater) sets out to save the life---and maybe the soul---of a stricken friend (Megan Gallivan), a white girl who was raised by the Kiowa. White Feather: Sam Vlahos. Barlow: John Stockwell. Doctor: Phil Mead. Teaspoon: Anthony Zerbe. Kid: Ty Miller.
Mob mentality grips Rock Creek after a Polish immigrant (Paul Rossilli) who served time for killing his wife returns to town. Ruth: Mimi Maynard. Barrett: Randy Crowder. Elroy: Barney McFadden. Teaspoon: Anthony Zerbe. Jesse: Christopher Pettiet. Furey: Mark Davenport. Gibson: Erol Landis.
With war possible, Kid gets mixed up in espionage involving a charming spy; Teaspoon plans to make Rachel the new schoolteacher. Saunders: Gary Sandy. Farnsworth: Michael F. Woodson. Tompkins: Don Collier. Alan: Danny Ray.
Hickok becomes affected by his sister's cause, and finds himself riding with a band of abolitionists led by a man wanted for murder. James Handy. Rosemary: Sydney Walsh. Nathan: Ric San Nicholas. Celinda: Sarah G. Buxton.
A former prostitute comes to Rock Creek hoping to start a new life, but brings back bitter memories for Lou; Hickok befriends a wounded Lakota Indian out on the trail. Charlotte: Jennifer Hetrick. Wicks: John De Lancie. Red Sky: Robert Cota.
Cody and Noah bite of more than they can chew trying to deliver a tiger to St. Joseph while protecting nuns and a novitiate they meet en route. Sister Katherine: Claudette Nevins. Elizabeth: Georgia Emelin. Tuck: Jim Cody Williams. Manny: Bing Blenman.
A division agent's problem with alcohol spills over onto Rachel, who falls off the wagon when she starts to fall for him. Staulder: Stephen Meadows. Drummond: Jeff O'Haco. Matt: Daniel O'Haco. Marshal: Walter Glenn. Paul: Kalen Keach. Cowboy: Ron Nix.
A childhood girlfriend brings back memories to Kid, but her husband brings him nothing but trouble; the riders want to enter a competition. Doritha: Kim Myers. Garth: Tim Quill. Jensen: Jake Walker. Ferret: Ted Parks. Lou: Yvonne Suhor.
Hickok rounds up a bank robber who's related to Jesse: the young man's name is Frank James; Cody helps some city slickers take a walk on the Wild West side. March: Leo Burmester. Watkins: Robert Knott. Quimby: Stacey Keach Sr.
Cody falls for a widow who's forced to be involved with outlaws; Buck struggles with grief over Ike's death. Margaret Reed. Daniel: Gregor Hesse. Faith: Laurie Allen. Kimball: Brian Burke. Rings: James Oscar Lee. Tompkins: Don Collier.
Fate plays a hand when Ike meets a woman (Kelli Williams) whose gambler father clashes with a dangerous cardsharp dandy. Buck: Gregg Rainwater. Neville: Michael Harris. Metcalfe: Buck Taylor. Witness: Thurman L. Briggs. Doctor: Robert L. Lee. Ike: Travis Fine.
Noah (Don Franklin) tangles with an unlikable Army recruiter (Tim deZarn) who winds up murdered, and Noah becomes the prime suspect. Cassie: Gloria Reuben. Quinn: Eugene Byrd. Col. Sawyer: Gary Clarke. Tompkins: Don Collier. Walker: Richard Glover.
Lou, Hickok and Kid are to deliver a long-sought outlaw (James Gammon) to his hanging, but en route discover that the man's more honorable than ornery. Gilmore: Bill Lucking. Highwayman: Neal Thomas. Laura: Tanya Kush. Simon Stuart: Mark Wilson.
The riders befriend a young man named Jesse (Christopher Pettiet), who seeks vengeance against a gang of outlaws that killed his guardian. McDermott: James Gleason. Worrell: Boots Sutherland. Haid: James Tarwater. Ryan: Robert Mason Ward. Evers: Ed Adams.
Kid and Hickok set out to rebuild an Express station apparently destroyed by abolitionists near a town that lies between slave and free soil. Turner: William Smith. Fitzgerald: Darrell Larson. Clara: Francis Fisher. Kid: Ty Miller. Harris: Michael B. Crawley.