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Wanted: Dead or Alive Season 3 Episodes

Season 3 Episode Guide

26 Episodes 1960 - 1961

Episode 1

The Trial

Wed, Sep 21, 1960 30 mins

A former Union officer is Josh's quarry, and the man who hired the bounty hunter claims to be a lawman. Josh: Steve McQueen. Trenner: Paul Burke. Catlett: James Coburn.

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Episode 2

The Cure

Wed, Sep 28, 1960 25 mins

Emily Kendrick hires Josh to keep her beloved Harry from drinking himself to death, she has matrimony on her mind and with the arrival of Harry's brother for the wedding, she wants to make sure that all goes as planned.

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Episode 3

Journey for Josh

Wed, Oct 5, 1960 25 mins

Josh is delivering a female prisoner and becomes smitten with her, unknown to him is her accomplice, who is following them to break her loose.

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Episode 4

The Looters

Wed, Oct 12, 1960 25 mins

Josh is on his way to River City to pick up three prisoners, when an unexpected tornado destroys the jail, killing the sheriff. Josh is on the hunt to recapture the escapees.

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Episode 5

The Twain Shall Meet

Wed, Oct 19, 1960 25 mins

Josh allows an Eastern newspaper reporter to go with him on a manhunt for a story.

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Episode 6

The Showdown

Wed, Oct 26, 1960 25 mins

Johnny Haywood, a childhood friend of Josh's claims to be innocent of the crime he is accused of. When he escapes, Josh is ordered to bring him back - dead or alive.

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Episode 7

Surprise Witness

Wed, Nov 2, 1960 30 mins

Hired guns murder a friend of Josh's and the townspeople aren't telling who did it. Josh: Steve McQueen. Carlos: Lee Bergere. Juanita: Argentina Brunetti.

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Episode 8

To the Victor

Wed, Nov 9, 1960 25 mins

The womenfolk leave town and refuse to return until the menfolk put their guns away. Josh: Steve McQueen. Mike Strata: Frank Albertson.

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Episode 9


Wed, Nov 16, 1960 30 mins

When Josh brings in the wrong man mistakenly and after his release he finds the real criminal notifying Josh of the mans whereabouts.

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Episode 10

The Medicine Man

Wed, Nov 23, 1960 25 mins

Josh and a phony medicine man help out a man who was framed and falsely accused of the theft of a huge sum of money.

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Episode 11

One Mother Too Many

Wed, Dec 7, 1960 25 mins

Beth Morrison has just become a widow. Fearing she will lose custody of her son unless she acquires a father, Beth proposes to Josh. Josh: Steve McQueen. Beth: Joyce Meadows. Davey: Bryan Russell. Irene: Betty Lou Gerson.

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Episode 12

The Choice

Wed, Dec 14, 1960 25 mins

Jane Koster asks Josh's help with her husband, Frank who is also a bounty hunter. He is out looking for Stacy Lenz with a score to settle and Jane fears for his life.

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Episode 13

Three for One

Wed, Dec 21, 1960 25 mins

Josh with prisoner Tom Fellows in tow, stops in the town of Center City overnight, unaware that one of Tom's cohorts is devising a plan to free him.

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Episode 14

Witch Woman

Wed, Dec 28, 1960 25 mins

Esperanza is not in love with the notorious Guerra and loves another but is too frightened to tell him because he kills any man who looks at her twice. Josh tries to reason with Guerra.

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Episode 15


Wed, Jan 4, 1961 25 mins

Josh is hired to find Baa-Baa a beloved pet of Mrs. Goode's. Her husband is desperate to find Baa-Baa as he is in the dog house with her until Baa-Baa returns. Josh reluctantly goes and looks for the lost sheep admist much ridicule from other ranchers and cowboys alike.

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Episode 16

The Last Retreat

Wed, Jan 11, 1961 25 mins

Josh is hired to protect a pretty stool pigeon. Jim: Ross Elliott. Sarah: Constance Ford. Clem: Warren Oates.

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Episode 17

Bounty on Josh

Wed, Jan 25, 1961 25 mins

Josh is asked to meet a client at the hotel, at his arrival he is shot. Josh tries to figure out who is behind the shooting.

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Episode 18

Hero in the Dust

Wed, Feb 1, 1961 25 mins

Josh is hired by Harry Weaver to find his twin brother Pete. Pete is using his resemblence to his brother to get away with murder.

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Episode 19


Wed, Feb 8, 1961 25 mins

Josh has to find his friend a Sheriff guilty of robbing a bank for a woman. Several other bounty hunters are out looking for the sheriff as well, Josh has to get there first.

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Episode 20

The Voice of Silence

Wed, Feb 15, 1961 25 mins

Josh is hired by Frank Hagen to protect his deaf-mute daughter Carol Hagen while he's away on business. During Josh's stay at the Hagen Farm, he encounters a strange drifter and former bank robber named Harry Brice accompanied by his criminal partners.

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Episode 21

El Gato

Wed, Feb 22, 1961 25 mins

A timid photographer named Archie Warner comes west with hopes of being the first to shoot a photo of a famous Mexican bandit. Josh happens to be a friend of 'El Gato', and is hired by Archie to met him.

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Episode 22


Wed, Mar 1, 1961 25 mins

Martin Fairweather has two lovely daughters which are the objects of a young man's affection. Papa doesn't want to lose his best cook and best cleaner so he proceeds to chase any possible suitors away. Josh's job is to distract Papa long enough for the girls to elope!

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Episode 23

Monday Morning

Wed, Mar 8, 1961 25 mins

Overridden with guilt Charlie Glover hires Josh to help him return the money he stole from his employer. Complications arise when the head head of operations, Sam Vickers finds out.

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Episode 24

The Long Search

Wed, Mar 15, 1961 25 mins

Yoshika Nakamura comes west to find a man named Bill Timmons who promised to marry her when he visited Japan. Yoshika hires Josh to help her locate Timmons, and during his venture learns about Japanese culture.

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Episode 25

Dead Reckoning

Wed, Mar 22, 1961 25 mins

Paul Decker is wanted for murder. His wife asks Josh to find her husband and bring him back alive before the Taggert brothers catch up with him for murdering their brother.

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Episode 26

Barney's Bounty

Wed, Mar 29, 1961 25 mins

Josh stops at his friend Barney's to get horses for his two prisoners, they manager to escape, leaving Josh and Barney to get them back for the reward.

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