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The Best Episodes of Rawhide

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List of the best Rawhide episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Rawhide episodes of all time are. Fans of Rawhide are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Incident of the Portrait and Incident at the Buffalo Smokehouse are only the beginning of the episodes on this list. What is the best Rawhide episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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    Incident at the Buffalo Smokehouse

    Oct 30 1959

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number6

    SeriesRawhide

    Wish has a toothache. He and Rowdy ride into Blanton to see Gene Matson surgeon, dentist and undertaker. Wish and Rowdy get impounded for the jury of the murder trial of Matson. He is accused of...
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    Incident of the Sharpshooter

    Feb 26 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number18

    SeriesRawhide

    A posse gives up looking for two outlaws, Vance and his partner. They come upon the body of a lawyer ambushed by indians. Vance decides to pose as Jonathan Williams attorney at law....
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    Incident Near the Promised Land

    Feb 03 1961

    SeasonRawhide - Season 3

    Episode Number13

    SeriesRawhide

    The drive has reached Sedalia but there is a bank scare and no buyers. Favor must deal with bitter Emma Caldwell to graze the herd....
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    Incident on the Road to Yesterday

    Nov 18 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 3

    Episode Number6

    SeriesRawhide

    Ralph Bartlet asks Favor to return $250 to a stage line he held up and to check on his first love....
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    Incident of the Calico Gun

    Apr 24 1959

    SeasonRawhide - Season 1

    Episode Number15

    SeriesRawhide

    Favor and Pete find Jenny Watson outside a burned cabin. Her parents who died of a sickness were burned with the cabin. Favor invites Jenny to ride along to Silver Junction. Jenny is in cahoots...
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    Incident of a Burst of Evil

    Jun 26 1959

    SeasonRawhide - Season 1

    Episode Number22

    SeriesRawhide

    A badly beaten wild man, Bing, says that Comancheros are planning to take the herd. Rowdy befriends a woman, once a countess, now being held by the Comancheros. She offers a mirror for the kindness...
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    Incident of the Lost Idol

    Apr 28 1961

    SeasonRawhide - Season 3

    Episode Number24

    SeriesRawhide

    Billy Manson, his mom and sister Laurie are on the way to meet their aunt, who is to take them back east. Two bounty hunters shadow them, hoping to find Clete their wanted father....
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    Incident of the Druid's Curse

    Jan 08 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number12

    SeriesRawhide

    Professor Lismore and his daughter Mave have come to Texas from Boston to look for rumored Druid stones. Favor tells Jim Lark, who tried to force his intentions on Mave, to draw his pay in the...
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    Incident of the Slavemaster

    Nov 11 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 3

    Episode Number5

    SeriesRawhide

    Mrs. Bradley pulls a gun on Victor Laurier and wants to know where her husband is. She knows he isn't dead. Victor was in charge of a POW camp. At the end of the war Victor says he sent 27 union...
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    Incident of the Roman Candles

    Jul 10 1959

    SeasonRawhide - Season 1

    Episode Number23

    SeriesRawhide

    Pete and Quince find young Davey Colby who says Indians killed his father and grandfather and carried off his mother. He is trying to reach his uncle in Eberle. Favor doubts his story. He hasn't...
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    Incident of the Blue Fire

    Dec 11 1959

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number10

    SeriesRawhide

    Pete has been gone two days. Rowdy has been out looking for him. Pete returns and says there is 80 to 100 Cheyenne ahead. Pete jumps Dagget, a man Favor hired Pete says he's a bounty hunter. ...
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    Bosses' Daughter

    Feb 02 1962

    SeasonRawhide - Season 4

    Episode Number17

    SeriesRawhide

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    Incident at the Top of the World

    Jan 27 1961

    SeasonRawhide - Season 3

    Episode Number12

    SeriesRawhide

    There's a new drover who has just spent five years in an army hospital and is addicted to morphine....
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    Incident with an Executioner

    Jan 23 1959

    SeasonRawhide - Season 1

    Episode Number3

    SeriesRawhide

    A stage load of passengers being chased by the man with the black satchel wrecks. Favor takes them to his camp. The man is a hired executioner after someone from the stage or the herd....
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    Moment in the Sun

    Jan 29 1965

    SeasonRawhide - Season 7

    Episode Number17

    SeriesRawhide

    Sheriff Royal K. Shaw plans are making a name for himself by delivering popular Robin Hoodesque outlaw, Reed McClulley. He ties up with the herd. Reed's little brother rallies the farmers to free...
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    A Woman's Place

    Mar 30 1962

    SeasonRawhide - Season 4

    Episode Number25

    SeriesRawhide

    A wagon falls on Harve. Rowdy and Favor go for a doctor. Dr. Daniel Pearson, a quack, says he's the only doctor in town. Mrs. James directs them to Dr. Louise Amadon....
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    Incident of the Murder Steer

    May 13 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number27

    SeriesRawhide

    Hey Soos's mother, Rosa is branded a witch, and blamed for the lack of rain and an eclipse....
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    Incident of the Wanted Painter

    Jan 29 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number15

    SeriesRawhide

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    The Gray Rock Hotel

    May 21 1965

    SeasonRawhide - Season 7

    Episode Number30

    SeriesRawhide

    Favor brings five of his men, sick from either food or water, into a ghost town to the Gray Rock Hotel. Lottie was on the way to Fort McCloud when her horse went lame. Favor asks Lottie to help...
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    Incident at Red River Station

    Jan 15 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number13

    SeriesRawhide

    Professor Lismore and his daughter Mave have come to Texas from Boston to look for rumored Druid stones. Favor tells Jim Lark, who tried to force his intentions on Mave, to draw his pay in the...
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    Incident of the One Hundred Amulets

    May 06 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number26

    SeriesRawhide

    Hey Soos's mother, Rosa is branded a witch, and blamed for the lack of rain and an eclipse....
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    Incident of the Champagne Bottles

    Mar 18 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number21

    SeriesRawhide

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    Incident of the Dancing Death

    Apr 08 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number23

    SeriesRawhide

    When a horse stolen from the drovers is found next to the body of Gypsy prince, the Gypsies accuse the drovers of murder....
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    Testing Post

    Nov 30 1965

    SeasonRawhide - Season 8

    Episode Number12

    SeriesRawhide

    An army lieutenant requisitions 100 prime steers and only offers a piece of paper in return. He pulls a gun and Rowdy wings him. Reinforcements come demanding the 100 head. Rowdy goes forty miles...
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    Incident of the Night Horse

    Feb 19 1960

    SeasonRawhide - Season 2

    Episode Number17

    SeriesRawhide

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