Gideon the Good

Gideon the Good

Air Date: October 18, 1970

Written by: Ken Pettus

Directed by: Herschel Daugherty

Guest Stars: Richard Kiley (Sheriff Gideon Yates), Terry Moore (Lydia Yates), A Martinez (Luis)

On the trail, Joe witnesses a woman kill a man and reports it to the sheriff. When the sheriff realizes his wife is the murderer, he tries to kill Joe, the only witness.

Trivia: This was Richard Kiley’s first and only appearance in the series. He won two Tony Awards as Best Actor (Musical): in 1959 for Redhead and in 1966 for his signature role, Man of La Mancha.

This was A Martinez’s first and only appearance in the series. He would later gain popularity on the NBC soap opera, Santa Barbara, playing the role of Cruz Castillo, one part of the Eden and Cruz ‘supercouple’.