Hec was an old timey gunfighter turned lawman who was trying to keep up with the times. He used modern late 1800's criminology techniques to catch bad guys while serving as deputy police chief of the town of New Prospect, Oklahoma. Ricard Boone starred in the title role with Rick Lenz as Police Chief Oliver B. Stamp and Harry Morgan as Dr. Amos Coogan. The series ran for two seasons as part of NBC's Sunday Mystery Movie rotation.