Wanted : Dead or Alive ( 1958 TV Series ) - IMDb

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1. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Martin Poster (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

While pursuing Carl Martin, Josh stops at a marshal's office where Carl is being held. However, Josh interrupts a jail break involving Carl's brother Andy. Josh is falsely accused of aiding in the jailbreak and the marshal's murder.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Michael Landon, Nick Adams, John Cliff

Votes: 126

2. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Fatal Memory (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

When phony wanted posters put a price on the head of a retired Confederate officer, Colonel Sykes' daughter summons Josh Randall to help keep the bounty hunters at bay while also uncovering the person behind the bogus posters.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Gloria Talbott, Ralph Moody, Vic Perrin

Votes: 104

3. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Bounty (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A reclusive old man with an Apache bodyguard is wanted for a crime committed long ago. Randall tags along with an overeager bounty hunter to ensure the man is brought back alive as a favor to the Sheriff and the old man.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Mort Mills, Jean Howell, Francis McDonald

Votes: 97

4. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Dead End (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A ranch manager hires Randall to bring back a line rider charged with grand theft. The accused man's father joins Randall on the trek to the remote shack where the thief is thought to be hiding but tries to delay Randall on the way.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Joe De Santis, Anna Navarro, Robert Griffin

Votes: 82

5. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Passing of Shawnee Bill (1958)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

Randall is rooked into advancing half the bounty to a man who promises to lead him to the wanted criminal Shawnee Bill, but Bill may be closer than Randall thinks and he's not even the only bounty hunter on his trail.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Alan Hale Jr., Lewis Charles, Phil Phillips

Votes: 88

6. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Giveaway Gun (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A banker with a consuming thirst for vengeance hires Randall to accompany him to track down the man he believes responsible for his son's death and a bank robbery. The man Randall seeks can be identified by his distinctive gun draw.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Everett Sloane, Frank Faylen, Lurene Tuttle

Votes: 91

7. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Ransom for a Nun (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Randall is deputized to transport a ruthless killer to Tucson, but exchanges him for the nun kidnapped by the killer's gang. The nettlesome nun then becomes a thorn in his side as he sets out to recapture his prisoner.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Lillian Bronson, George Brenlin, Hugh Sanders

Votes: 92

8. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Miracle at Pot Hole (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Randall brings a suspected murderer to Pot Hole, but fears the man won't receive a fair trial when he finds the townspeople in the grip of a power-mad bully who serves as the hanging judge over a kangaroo court.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Steve Brodie, Anthony Caruso, Claire Carleton

Votes: 90

9. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Fourth Headstone (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

When Josh as a favor to a friend escorts a beautiful woman to a trial that could see her hang for killing her husband, her lover, and a foreman, she uses all her seductive charm on him to convince him she is really innocent.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Rusty Lane, Russ Conway, Earle Hodgins

Votes: 102

10. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Til Death Do Us Part (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh is asked by Stacy Torrance for help when she finds a wanted poster under her door - for her for murder. She believes the posters are being put up by her husband, a riverboat conman, who she tried to murder after he mistreated her.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Gerald Mohr, William Schallert, Harry Harvey

Votes: 92

11. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Favor (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Owing a favor to a sheriff, Josh agrees against better judgment to go to the lawless town of Bent Horn to bring back a man wanted for bank robbery and murder based on the word of another man who was involved in the robbery.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Skip Homeier, Douglas Kennedy, Sam Buffington

Votes: 84

12. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Ricochet (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh sets out to help a heartbroken wife locate her missing husband, but his mission of mercy meets with a resistant and tight-lipped townspeople. Josh discovers another man is also seeking the missing husband, but with murder in mind.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, J. Carrol Naish, Onslow Stevens, Tom Drake

Votes: 85

13. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Sheriff of Red Rock (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh is bushwhacked by bounty hunters in cahoots with the local sheriff, who now must keep Josh from blowing the whistle on their illegal but lucrative "bounty game". He finds himself in jail with his quarry and as new quarry.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Joe Mantell, Frank Silvera, John Litel

Votes: 80

14. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Die by the Gun (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A sadistic pair of killers escape from prison who have no qualms about killing. They hijack the stagecoach Josh is riding with a young prisoner by felling a tree on its path. They decide to use Josh and the prisoner as hostages.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, John Larch, Warren Oates, Ray Teal

Votes: 90

15. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Rawhide Breed (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Following an Indian attack on their stagecoach that kills his prisoner, Randall and an eastern gentleman unaccustomed to the ways of the West must trek to safety across many long, hot miles of hostile Apache territory.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, George Macready, Charles Cooper, Steve Rowland

Votes: 79

16. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Eight Cent Reward (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

On Christmas Eve Randall receives his most daunting assignment yet from a young boy who has eight cents to pay: bring in Santa Claus. Tricked into the job, Randall tries to make the best of a bad situation for the boy's family.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Mort Mills, Virginia Gregg, Lloyd Corrigan

Votes: 108

17. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Drop to Drink (1958)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Thieves are lying in wait to ambush mail carriers and eventually Josh is hired to help insure that the mail will get through. The thieves have news about a $20,000 Diamond Ring that is being delivered which they are waiting for.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Joe Maross, John Cliff, Victor Rodman

Votes: 79

18. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Rope Law (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh is knocked out by a posse who wants his prisoner who is wanted for killing his step-daughter. When he goes to recover his reward, he finds he has been paid but he still wants justice and soon finds the prisoner may be innocent.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Darryl Hickman, Richard Arlen, Robert Strauss

Votes: 75

19. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Six-Up to Bannach (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh needs to get his wounded prisoner to Bannach in three days to prevent an innocent man from hanging. His only option is a stagecoach carrying dynamite but Josh is willing to take the risk against the wishes of the driver.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Best, Sam Buffington, Stacy Harris

Votes: 80

20. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Spurs (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh rides into a small town looking for Vic Warsaw but is told by the Sheriff that Warsaw was buried that day and killed by Miss Lucy Fremont the night before. But, when Josh examines Warsaw's belongings, he has other ideas.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Betsy Drake, Dick Foran, Robert Ellenstein

Votes: 84

21. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Reunion for a Revenge (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Four men break out of prison looking for revenge against Aben Starr who turned them in after their first escape attempt. Josh finds Starr running a stage stop hoping to catch the escapees there but instead finds himself caught by them.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Steve McQueen, Ralph Meeker, Judith Braun, Ed Kemmer

Votes: 81

22. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Competition (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh is resting in Benson when two bounty hunters bring in a man - the mayor - dead. Although the man was wanted, the sheriff and others want nothing to do with the pair. When they disrupt Josh's plans, he concocts a trap for them.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Steve McQueen, Pat Crowley, Charles Aidman, Lee Farr

Votes: 73

23. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Call Your Shot (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A grieving father who is the town drunk hires Josh Randall with his last $30 to find his murdered son's body, but Josh's search for clues runs up against a cowardly conspiracy of silence. Josh isn't sure anyone is missing at all.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, James Dunn, Steve Brodie, Luana Patten

Votes: 79

24. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Secret Ballot (1959)

TV-G | 25 min | Western

At the request of his friend's wife, Randall comes to assist and protect a war buddy in his bid for the town's mayoralty, quickly running afoul of the established political machine and its corrupt mayor and wanted sheriff.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Wayne Morris, Bethel Leslie, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 74

25. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Corner (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A bounty hunter is not a hero in his own hometown, as Josh learns when he honors a dying friend's request to return his body to Cameron and the townspeople rush to judgment, believing Josh killed him for the reward money.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Steve McQueen, John Litel, Rachel Ames, James Dobson

Votes: 65

26. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Eager Man (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh is approached by the wife of a wanted man eager to turn himself in peacefully, provided Josh splits the bounty with his wife. To ensure the deal goes as planned, Josh enlists the aid of an old friend: Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Toni Gerry, Richard Devon, Walter Sande

Votes: 70

27. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Legend (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A man with unwavering faith in a legend about lost treasure hires Josh to lead his family on an expedition into the desert to locate the cache of Spanish gold. His method of getting Josh may be fatal to Josh and the family.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Victor Jory, Kenneth Tobey, Warren Oates

Votes: 79

28. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Railroaded (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

When a young runaway is framed for killing a Pinkerton agent, Randall turns detective to uncover the real killer. He learns there has been a series of murders on the railroad and there is a $200 reward for anyone killing an agent.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Edgar Buchanan, Buzz Martin, Mort Mills

Votes: 81

29. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Double Fee (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh is requested to meet a famous singer at the opera house in Denver who has a job for him. He uncovers an unconventional kidnapping plot when he signs on to rescue the ransomed sister of the famous singer at Sugar Creek.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Diane Brewster, Christopher Dark, Robert H. Harris

Votes: 69

30. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Kovack Affair (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh comes to the aid of his old friend Jesse, who is being strong-armed into selling the Outrider Hotel and Saloon owned by his beautiful girlfriend who wants no violence by self-proclaimed mayor and town bully Peter Kovack.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Jean Willes, James Coburn, Jacques Aubuchon

Votes: 74

31. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Bounty for a Bride (1959)

TV-PG | 24 min | Western

A decidedly different and dangerous assignment awaits Josh when he agrees to go into the Apache camp and compete in their contests to win the hand of a white woman the Indians kidnapped as a child and have raised as their own.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Lori Nelson, Patrick McVey, Michael Pate

Votes: 70

32. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Crossroads (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Pursuing killer Joe Collins into the Superstition Mountains, Josh is followed by a man who believes Collins could be his long lost son. Because of a horseshoe problem, Josh catches up with the man who takes Josh to a possible hideout.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, John McIntire, Clu Gulager, Hugh Sanders

Votes: 76

33. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Angels of Vengeance (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A blindly obedient religious cult cast lots and it falls upon a young woman to act as its angel of vengeance. Her mission is to murder Josh Randall in retaliation for his killing their cult leader's drunk son in a shootout.

Director: R.G. Springsteen | Stars: Steve McQueen, John Dehner, Eduard Franz, Rachel Ames

Votes: 76

34. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Littlest Client (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh receives a letter from a girl at the St. Elizabeth Home for Young Ladies. Expecting a young woman, Josh finds a young orphan girl wanting him to find the parents she insists are still alive and with whom she yearns to be reunited.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Anthony Caruso, Ahna Capri, Robert J. Wilke

Votes: 75

35. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Conquerors (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

A concerned father hires Josh to retrieve his son, a passionate young ideologue whose gift for rousing rhetoric is being used by plunderers to recruit freedom fighters to serve in their phony liberation of Baja California.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, John Dehner, Than Wyenn, Michael Pate

Votes: 70

36. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Amos Carter (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh's big talk after a dog is shot lands him in big trouble when his browbeating the locals in the saloon about ending the decades-long Carter-Blake feud gets him drafted to go reconcile the hate-fueled hillbillies for $200.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Arthur Hunnicutt, Edgar Buchanan, Wright King

Votes: 77

37. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Montana Kid (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

To track down the cheating tinhorn gambler Johnny Deuce and recover his money, Randall befriends the card sharp's stepson and protégé, a twelve-year-old orphan boy and card cheat in training nicknamed The Montana Kid.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Richard Eyer, Jean Willes, Steve Brodie

Votes: 79

38. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Healing Woman (1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

Josh embarks on a mission of mercy when he pleads with the parents of a boy with appendicitis to let the doctor operate. The father, embittered against modern medicine, trusts only the local witch to cure his son's sickness.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Mort Mills, Virginia Gregg, James Westerfield

Votes: 72

39. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Matchmaker (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western

Josh reluctantly accepts an offbeat assignment: finding a beautiful bride for his bashful buddy Charlie, the homeliest and loneliest man in the West. He gives Josh a list of the beautiful women in town that are suitable - to him.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Steve McQueen, Fay Spain, Royal Dano, Virginia Christine

Votes: 73

40. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Breakout (1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

Josh in a federal prison plotting the great escape? The government employs Randall to portray an escaped prisoner in order to trick his cellmate into leading authorities to the $50,000 he stole and stashed away in a secret location.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Mona Freeman, Phillip Pine, Richard Carlyle

Votes: 76

41. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Estralita (1959)

TV-PG | 26 min | Western

Randall finds his prey in the hands of a lynch mob wiping out his bounty. After Randall rescues Jake Pringle from the lynch mob's rope, he learns he's not the only one with a vested interest in keeping the killer alive.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Robert J. Wilke, Rita Lynn, Charles Aidman

Votes: 76

42. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Hostage (1959)

TV-PG | 26 min | Western

Who needs enemies with friends like the residents of Rogue City, who celebrate Randall for bringing in notorious killer Jumbo Kane, but just as quickly turn on Josh when Kane breaks loose and demands a hostage to ensure his escape.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, Alexander Scourby, Marcia Henderson, Lee Van Cleef

Votes: 85

43. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Empty Cell (1959)

TV-PG | 26 min | Western

Randall is rooked out of his bounty by crafty criminal Hunt Willis and his accomplice. Not one to accept defeat, Josh turns detective to rout the outlaws, his investigation dogged by the suspicious sheriff, a cousin to Willis.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, Lon Chaney Jr., Jack Kruschen, DeForest Kelley

Votes: 83

44. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Bad Gun (1959)

TV-PG | 26 min | Western

Against better judgment after losing a quick draw contest and bet, Josh serves as guide for a dandified East Coast gun salesman who comes west to retrieve and replace a defective gun he sold to notorious outlaw Curly Bill Brocius.

Director: Thomas Carr | Stars: Steve McQueen, King Donovan, Harry Bellaver, Jackie Russell

Votes: 68

45. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: The Tyrant (1959)

TV-PG | 30 min | Western

On the trail of a Cavalry deserter and the horses he stole, Josh rides into a town ruled as the private fiefdom of its autocratic, psychopathic marshal who is holding the horses and deserter. He wants a ransom from Josh for them.

Director: Don McDougall | Stars: Steve McQueen, R.G. Armstrong, Vaughn Taylor, Frank Albertson

Votes: 68

46. Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958–1961)
Episode: Reckless (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Western