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Episode || 129

Air date || April 21, 1963

valign=top Written by || Meyer Dolinsky

Directed by || William F. Claxton

Season 4, Episode 29
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Joe and his fellow stagecoach passengers are left stranded in the desert, 50 miles from the nearest town, when their driver is killed. Violent fur trader Howard Benson is their key to survival. Adding to the tension are several passenger who blame Joe for the death of the fur trader.


A stagecoach accident in the mountains during a severe windstorm leaves the passengers with no choice but to make their way across country as best they can.

One is found stabbed to death with Little Joe's knife, and the suspicion for his murder falls on Joe. Little Joe and the other passengers must explore a complex mystery involving love, deception, money, and more murder, in order to reveal what is hidden among them.

Cast and CharactersEdit

The CartwrightsEdit



Did you know?Edit

  • German episode title: "Tod in der Wüste", meaning "Death in the Desert".


"I'm fine Pa, just a little hungry I think."

" That's a change know he's hungry."

Joe and Hoss



See alsoEdit

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