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Incident of the Reluctant Bridegroom 

Wishbone and Rowdy go to town for supplies. Rowdy decides to get a bath and spend the evening on the town. At the saloon the bartenders spike the drinks he and a lady have hoping to break them up. Instead Rowdy wakes up with a bride.


Don McDougall


Winston Miller




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Fleming ... Gil Favor
Clint Eastwood ... Rowdy Yates
Paul Brinegar ... Wishbone
Charles H. Gray ... Clay Forrester (as Charles Gray) (credit only)
James Murdock ... Mushy
Steve Raines ... Jim Quince
Rocky Shahan ... Joe Scarlet
Robert Cabal ... Hey Soos
Ruta Lee ... Sheila Delancey
Arch Johnson ... John Landy
Ed Nelson ... Sam Weber
Harry Lauter ... Hank
Jack Kosslyn ... Bert
Rodney Bell Rodney Bell ... Barber
Eddie Foster Eddie Foster ... Waiter (as Edward Foster)


Favor sends Wishbone and Rowdy to town to pick up supplies for the drive. Rowdy abandons Wishbone to get a bath and spend the evening on the town. At the saloon Sheila Delancey is mad at the owner John Landy for leaving her alone again. She decides to roam around the saloon where she strikes up a conversation with Rowdy while they share drinks. The bartenders try to stop her but are forced to spike the drinks of her and Rowdy hoping they will go to sleep. However, the two become a bit crazy and decide they should be together forever. When Rowdy notices a minister in the bar, he has the minister marry them. They don't know the marriage is invalid as they were married by a wanted outlaw posing as a parson. Afraid of Landy's return, Rowdy takes her back to join the cattle drive until they reach another town to deliver the girl. Landy does purse her to the drive, but Favor shoos him away, but he continues to follow the drive. Meanwhile, the wanted man is out of parson garb, and is hired ... Written by chipe

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Drama | Western







Release Date:

30 November 1962 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

CBS Television Network See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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