The Best Episodes of The Virginian

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Below is a complete The Virginian episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Virginian episodes are listed along with the The Virginian episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Virginian episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. You can vote for any of these items, from “Strangers at Sundown” to “Deadeye Dick.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Virginian episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
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Woman from White Wing Episode: 2, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Three men, who are prison escapees, come to Shiloh looking for Judge Garth. One of those men (Barry Sullivan) turns out to be Betsy Garth's real father, a fact unknown to Betsy. The man aims to ...more
It Tolls for Thee Episode: 9, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Martin Kalek (Lee Marvin) and his gang kidnap Judge Garth for ransom. The Virginian pays the ransom but the kidnappers refuse to release the Judge until they are able to escape into Idaho. The ...more
The Big Deal Episode: 4, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Columbian Enrique Cuellar (Ricardo Montalban) has inherited land which was leased and used by Judge Garth. The Judge wants to renew the lease or buy the land outright. He minimizes its ...more
If You Have Tears Episode: 20, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
In Mount Gorpus, Montana, Kyle Lawson (Britt Lomond) is framed for the murder of Lawrence Kelland. Kyle had been having an affair with Kelland's wife, Leona (Dana Wynter). The Virginian and ...more
The Executioners Episode: 1, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Ne'er-do-well Tom Newcombe is publicly hanged for murdering a woman because the local school teacher, Celia Ames (Colleen Dewhurst), refuses to alibi him. A mysterious man, Paul Taylor (Hugh ...more
Impasse Episode: 8, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
The Virginian and crew collect wild horses in the mountains which they are to take to Shiloh Ranch to sell to the army. However, tough widower Pa Kroeger (Eddie Albert) lives in the mountains ...more
Riff-Raff Episode: 7, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Molly Wood (Pippa Scott) tells Trampas of the outbreak of the Spanish-American war and says she is impressed with a man in uniform, so Trampas rides to San Antonio, Texas to join the Rough ...more
The Final Hour Episode: 30, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Strip mining operations begin in the Medicine Bow area. While Judge Garth sees the mining as ""progess"" other locals see it as a threat to their way of life and also do not ...more
Episode: 16, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Judge Garth is forced to shoot a man in self-defence but a passerby, Johnny Grey (Ed Nelson), who can prove the Judge innocent, leaves the scene. The Virginian trails Johnny to North Bend, ...more
Throw a Long Rope Episode: 3, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
A homesteader (Jack Warden) accused of rustling narrowly escapes hanging by local ranchers led by Major Cass (John Anderson), an event that is observed by Shiloh hands including the Virginian. ...more
Episode: 29, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
The Virginian and Steve Hill deliver 1800 head of cattle to Centre City, Nebraska. There is a run on the local bank but fortunately, Judge Garth's lawyer (Russ Conway) had heard of the possible ...more
Big Day, Great Day Episode: 6, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
The Judge, Steve Hill and Trampas travel to Casper on the 4th of July in order to pick up a fancy bed the Judge had ordered. In Casper they have several adventures revolving around a wrestling ...more
Duel at Shiloh Episode: 15, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
This episode explains how Steve Hill came to work at Shiloh Ranch. Running away from home to become a cowhand he meets grizzled cowboy Johnny Wade (Brian Keith) who takes him under his wing and ...more
The Brazen Bell Episode: 5, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
A new school teacher, Arthur Lilley (George C. Scott), and his uppity wife (Anne Meacham) come to Medicine Bow. Arthur is a well-educated man and his wife believes the job beneath him but Arthur ...more
The Accomplice Episode: 13, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
The Rocky Point Bank is robbed by two men who shoot its President. One of the men is captured and claims Trampas, with whom he has a grudge, was his accomplice -- so Trampas is arrested. His ...more
Man from the Sea Episode: 14, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Twin sisters Judith (Carol Lynley) and Susan (Shirley Knight) Morrow, who are the daughters of a deceased friend of Judge Garth, come to Medicine Bow where Susan is to start a pottery. Also ...more
The Money Cage Episode: 23, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
A con man, William Martin (Steve Forrest), and his gang come to Medicine Bow and Martin begins wooing bank teller Lydia Turner (Bethel Leslie) the daughter of the bank's owner. He plans to use ...more
Echo of Another Day Episode: 26, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Sam Harter (Bradford Dillman) is released from prison and in Medicine Bow encounters Trampas, an old friend. Harter and Bleek (John Dehner) had robbed some gold bullion. Bleek had escaped and ...more
West Episode: 10, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Seeking some excitement in his life, Trampas joins a groups of older cowboys (Steve Cochran, James Brown, Claude Akins) who set off to find adventure in what they still believe is the wild, ...more
The Judgement Episode: 17, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
This episode reveals why Henry Garth is no longer a practicing Judge. In flashback it recounts how he had to sentence, and deservedly, a man to death for murder. However, the man's relatives, ...more
The Man Who Couldn't Die Episode: 19, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
The owners of the Bradford and Willson Transportation Co. had been contracted to build a railway line for Judge Garth and other investors but had been procrastinating in starting the project. ...more
Vengeance is the Spur Episode: 22, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
A mysterious woman, Mrs. Francis (Nina Foch), comes to Medicine Bow and asks the Virginian to take her to meet his friend, Michael O'Rorke (Michael Rennie), the former foreman of Shiloh, who now ...more
Strangers at Sundown Episode: 27, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Judge Garth and Betsy are among the passengers on an overcrowded stage which is waylaid by an outlaw gang led by Pauk (Paul Richards). The passengers are trapped in a way station and the outlaws ...more
A Distant Fury Episode: 25, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Ed Fraser (Howard Duff) returns to Medicine Bow, having served time for robbing the local lumber yard. He had been convicted based largely on Steve Hill's testimony but the stolen $30,000 was ...more
The Devil's Children Episode: 11, Season: The Virginian - Season 1
Uncontrollable 16 year old Tabby McCallum (Joan Freeman) is chastised by the Virginian for shooting a shiloh steer. In retaliation she tries to burn down the Shiloh barn but is accidentally shot ...more