Wagon Train - Episode Guide

Season 1

Season 2

The Mary Ellen Thomas Story

Episode: 2x12 | Airdate: Dec 24, 1958

A hostile orphan girl accompanies her friend: another girl dying of consumption.

The Matthew Lowry Story

Episode: 2x26 | Airdate: Apr 1, 1959

Matthew Lowry, a one-armed Quaker, helps the train when they risk infection of cholera, and Adams faces a mutiny.

Season 3

The Estaban Zamora Story

Episode: 3x04 | Airdate: Oct 21, 1959

Estaban Zamora is a Basque rancher coming to America to herd sheep... and discovers that someone has murdered his youngest son.

The Elizabeth McQueeny Story

Episode: 3x05 | Airdate: Oct 28, 1959

A woman heading west with a gaggle of girls claims that she is going to open a finishing school. The truth gets out... as does spotted fever.

The Martha Barham Story

Episode: 3x06 | Airdate: Nov 4, 1959

The Cheyenne and the Sioux band together to attack a fort, and an officer's wife Martha Barham is abducted. However, when Flint is sent to rescue her, he discovers that she suspects that he's a renegade working with the Indians.

The Cappy Darrin Story

Episode: 3x07 | Airdate: Nov 11, 1959

Cappy and his grandson Tuck try to leave the wagon train and head for San Francisco to fulfill Tuck's dream of seeing the ocean.

The Felizia Kingdom Story

Episode: 3x08 | Airdate: Nov 8, 1959

An old woman controls her 300,000 acres with an iron hand. But when Flint stands up to her, the woman decides that he should marry her granddaughter Angela... whether he wants to or not.

The Jess MacAbbee Story

Episode: 3x09 | Airdate: Nov 25, 1959

While scouting for meat, Flint stumbles across an oasis-like valley protected by Jess MacAbbee, who forces his daughters to do the work while cliaiming that Indians lurk just outside the valley.

The Danny Benedict Story

Episode: 3x10 | Airdate: Dec 2, 1959

Seth takes on a young boy who is unwilling to join the wagon train but is eventually forced to go with them. When they arrive at the next fort, they discover that the boy's father, a colonel was forced to flog his own son.

The Vittorio Botticelli Story

Episode: 3x11 | Airdate: Dec 16, 1959

Duke Vittorio Botticelli and his butler Josef are sent to America and join the wagon train. The womanizing Vittorio falls in love with n American woman, but trouble arises when his betrothed from Europe arrives.

The St. Nicholas Story

Episode: 3x12 | Airdate: Dec 23, 1959

On Christmas Eve, the wagon train is attacked by Ute braves and one young boy is taken prisoner... or is he?

The Ruth Marshall Story

Episode: 3x13 | Airdate: Dec 30, 1959

While Flint is out looking for a missing girl, a white woman who dresses and acts like an Indian takes him in when he is wounded.

The Lita Foladaire Story

Episode: 3x14 | Airdate: Jan 6, 1960

The train comes across a dying woman, and Seth sets out to discover who killed her.

The Colonel Harris Story

Episode: 3x15 | Airdate: Jan 13, 1960

Flint gets caught in a war between two old friends: an Army Colonel and a Comanche leader.

The Maidie Brandt Story

Episode: 3x16 | Airdate: Jan 20, 1960

The train comes across a stranded widow and her son, but she refuses to travel with the train to the next town to buy horses.

The Larry Hanify Story

Episode: 3x17 | Airdate: Jan 27, 1960

Flint takes on Larry Hanify, the 17-year-old son of a dying friend. However, Larry is soon accused of robbery.

The Clayton Tucker Story

Episode: 3x18 | Airdate: Feb 10, 1960

A small train of three wagons hoping to meet the Adams train is on their own when their scout dies.

The Benjamin Burns Story

Episode: 3x19 | Airdate: Feb 17, 1960

When the train runs out of water and water holes are few and far between, Flint and the others rely on Benjamin Burns to find a legendary spriong that Burns saw 30 years ago in the area.

The Ricky and Laurie Bell Story

Episode: 3x20 | Airdate: Feb 24, 1960

Ricky and Laurie Bell head from Baltimore out west, but when Laurie becomes pregnant, Ricky begins to resent her attention to the baby.

The Tom Tuckett Story

Episode: 3x21 | Airdate: Mar 2, 1960

Tom Tuckett is helped throughout his life by a mysterious benefactor, after he helps a convict escape. He joins the train and meets a young girl who he has loved from afar, although she has always thought him beneath her station.

The Tracy Sadler Story

Episode: 3x22 | Airdate: Mar 9, 1960

Tracy Sadler is trying to track down her son, David Forest. But her assistant Cadge has other plans.

The Alexander Portlass Story

Episode: 3x23 | Airdate: Mar 16, 1960

British archaeologist Alexander Portlass is looking for Montezuma's treasure. His men capture Flint and force him to lead them to the treasure.

The Christine Elliot Story

Episode: 3x24 | Airdate: Mar 23, 1960

Christine Elliot plans to fulfill her dead father's dream of starting a boys school, but someone plans to stop her.

The Joshua Gilliam Story

Episode: 3x25 | Airdate: Mar 30, 1960

The wagon train finds a man, Joshua Gilliam, whipped and dying along the side of the trail. When they rescue him, Joshua soon befriends Greta Halstadt and claims that he's a schoolteacher... but keeps a dark secret.

The Maggie Hamilton Story

Episode: 3x26 | Airdate: Apr 6, 1960

The Hamiltons hire Flint to bring their spoiled daughter Maggie back, and Flint not only has to deal with Maggie's temper tantrums but renegades looking for a hostage.

The Jonas Murdock Story

Episode: 3x27 | Airdate: Apr 13, 1960

Chief Red Hawk grants the train passage across his people's territory in return for them not killing any animals for supplies. But mountain man Jonas Murdock refuses to abide by the edict, putting everyone in danger.

Trial for Murder (1)

Episode: 3x29 | Airdate: Apr 27, 1960

Seth is forced to hold a trial when a member of the wagon train is found murdered.

Trial for Murder (2)

Episode: 3x30 | Airdate: May 4, 1960

Iver's wife Leslie appears to provide testimony that may clear the defendant's name.

The Countess Baranof Story

Episode: 3x31 | Airdate: May 11, 1960

A countess is desperate to get to Alaska before the Russians sell it… and her bodyguard is equally determined to make sure she never reaches Alaska alive.

The Dick Jarvis Story

Episode: 3x32 | Airdate: May 18, 1960

A crippled Jick Darvis befirends a runaway, Joiey Henshaw, over his mother's objections.

The Dr. Swift Cloud Story

Episode: 3x33 | Airdate: May 25, 1960

Swift Cloud returns to the wagon train, having become a white man doctor, but neither the wagon train members nor Swift Cloud's original tribe will let him practice medicine.

The Luke Grant Story

Episode: 3x34 | Airdate: Jun 1, 1960

A singing troupe joins the train, and their leader recognizes a sunstruck survivor the train picked up as her former fiance.

The Charlene Brenton Story

Episode: 3x35 | Airdate: Jun 8, 1960

Charlie takes a baby--and the only survivor of a stagecoach stricken by bubonic plague--thinking that the townspeople mean to kill it

The Sam Livingston Story

Episode: 3x36 | Airdate: Jun 15, 1960

Missionairy Abigail Newkirk finds a replacement driver, Sam Livingston, who is traveling with his friend Cass Fleming.

The Shadrack Bennington Story

Episode: 3x37 | Airdate: Jun 22, 1960

A medicine man, Shadrack Bennington, abandons his partner and joins the train. Shadrack soon charms a woman and an orphan, but then abandons them when the train reaches San Francisco.

Season 4

Wagons Ho!

Episode: 4x01 | Airdate: Sep 28, 1960

The Horace Best Story

Episode: 4x02 | Airdate: Oct 5, 1960

Horace Best, Seth's "cousin", undermines the wagon train by making better deals to build his own train. Now all he has to do is get it to California.

The Albert Farnsworth Story

Episode: 4x03 | Airdate: Oct 12, 1960

An arrogant British colonel joins the train and starts a feud with an Irish family... and then endangers the train when he insults a Cherokee chief.

The Allison Justis Story

Episode: 4x04 | Airdate: Oct 19, 1960

Flint faces execution after killing a supposed horse thief who turns out to be the local town's mayor... and the husband of his childhood friend.

The Jose Morales Story

Episode: 4x05 | Airdate: Oct 26, 1960

Bill is forced to team up with Jose Morales and his band of Mescaleros when Apaches threaten to kill them all.

The Princess of a Lost Tribe

Episode: 4x06 | Airdate: Nov 2, 1960

Flint takes three men to investigate Haunted Mountain, and finds a lost tribe of Aztecs.

The Cathy Eckhart Story

Episode: 4x07 | Airdate: Nov 9, 1960

After Cathy Eckhart is murdered, apparently by Indians, Seth has each of the witnesses testify... and their stories will determine if Ben Harness lives or dies since he's been convicted of the murder of Cathy's father.

The Jeremy Dow Story

Episode: 4x14 | Airdate: Dec 28, 1960

Flint hires drunk Jeff Durant to drive a wagon on the train. It turns out that Jeff is Jeremy Dow, who supposedly died a heroic death years ago and whose family is on the train.

The Path of the Serpent

Episode: 4x20 | Airdate: Feb 8, 1961

A dying soldier asks his old friend Ruddy Blaine to bring his daughter Penelope to him before he expires.

Season 5


Episode: 5x13 | Airdate: Dec 27, 1961

The Amos Gibbon Story

Episode: 5x24 | Airdate: Mar 14, 1962

After an argument with Seth, Flint rides off... and gets shanghaied into working for a town's silver mine.

Season 6

Season 7

Season 8


Episode: 8x18 | Airdate: Feb 14, 1965