Joe Cartwright, Detective

Joe Cartwright, Detective

Air Date: March 5, 1967

Written by: Michael Landon, Oliver Crawford

Directed by: William F. Claxton

Guest Stars: Mort Mills (Harry Perkins), Ken Lynch (George Simms), Bing Russell (Deputy Clem Foster)

Joe, with his nose in detective book, drags Hoss into the picture when he suspects the bank is going to be robbed.

Trivia: The script for this comic episode was written by Michael Landon, based on a story by Oliver Crawford. The fight scene in this episode is a take off on fight scenes from the Batman series, with Ben and Clem getting beat up by Hoss and Joe.

This is the fifth and last appearance of Mort Mills (Perkins) on the series.

This was Ken Lynch’s (Simms) sixth of nine appearances in the series.