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The Best Episodes of The Virginian

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.
  • Millionaire Paul Leland (Linden Chiles) treats everyone like dirt and ends up in the desert after getting shoved off a train by a disgruntled employee. He is found and taken on by the Virginian and ...more
  • Jim becomes farmhand, midwife and friend to a pregnant teen whose husband is on the lam from the law.
  • The Virginian arrives in Monolith, Arizona to buy cattle from the Landers family but finds himself in the middle of a feud between them and the city Marshall Frome and his brother.
  • Betsy Garth investigates rumours of wild broncos in the mountains and while there she encounters a young man, Clint (Andrew Prine) and his father Martin (Forrest Tucker) living in an isolated cabin. ...more
  • Lars Holstrum (Peter Whitney) is a middle-aged and wealthy rancher friend of Judge Garth's who is about to marry a 20 year old girl. Lars injures his back and Trampas is given the job of traveling to ...more
  • 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
  • Steve, Randy and other hands capture two horse rustlers, Frank Conrad (Robert Wilke) and Striker (Edward Faulkner), and kill a third. They also find Conrad's daughter, Billie Jo (Brenda Scott) and ...more
  • The Virginian accidentally comes upon, and is held at gunpoint by, young Lon Mortison (Buzz Martin). The boy had been searching for a gambler who he thinks is responsible for his father's suicide and ...more
  • An old and successful friend and his daughter from Chicago visit the Graingers. John is surprised when he learns they want to stay in the area. The high society daughter falls in love with Trampas ...more
  • A saloon singer finds herself the target of killer after his partner dies in her room.
  • A farmer who has been poor his entire life suddenly comes into a lot of money. He goes on a spending spree giving large parties, buying luxury items, and a ranch hand more than willing to help him ...more
  • 12
    An old friend of Trampas, Jed Matthews, is hired for his gun to come to Medicine Bow by rancher Tom Tallman to fight homesteaders blocking a pass used by the ranchers to take their cattle to market. ...more
  • The Virginian and David are to pick up a herd of horses Shiloh needs for a cattle drive. The horses are stolen from the seller so they must catch and break a new herd but a conflict between a father ...more
  • Carl Hendricks (Victor Jory), with his son Arnie (Chris Robinson) and daughter Jenny (Katharine Ross), buys a local ranch. Trampas is embarrassed when he tries to get Jenny to dance at a local ...more
  • An Australian, Adam Tercell (John Anderson), has bought a local ranch and plans to graze sheep on open range, a strategy which would destroy it as grazing land for cattle, so the locals want to ...more
  • Two hoboes, Harry Lightfoot (Leslie Nielsen) and Crouch (Berkeley Harris), pass a rural farmhouse where only Mrs.Clinchy (Marge Redmond) and son Timothy (Rory Stevens) are home. Mrs. Clinchy gives ...more
  • 17
    Trampas wins $1,000 at poker in Medicine Bow and heads to his old stomping grounds of Logan, New Mexico to repay several debts. There he has a run in with comancheros, led by Pedro Lopez (Joseph ...more
  • Former n'er do well Willie Caine (Albert Salmi) is now a monk, Brother Thaddeus. He is involved in establishing a mission and boy's school on property owned by Judge Garth and Trampas and Steve Hill ...more
  • Local ranchers are upset with the lumbering of Charles Daniels (Arch Johnson) which they believe will destroy a valuable watershed area and ruin grazing land. Daniels refuses to listen to their ...more
  • Ward Bowden is pressing his father to fight for total ownership of a strip of land between their ranch and Shiloh that has been shared. When their attorney tells them their case is weak, Ward ...more
  • Elizabeth goes missing. Clay and The Virginian ride out to search, soon followed by Trampas and Holly. They find Elizabeth trapped in an abandoned mine, where she had taken refuge during a storm. ...more
  • A Shoshone Indian girl return from the East after receiving an education. She is unsure if she want to rejoin her tribe and seeks advice and help from the Graingers. Her tribe is facing threats from ...more
  • Trampas escorts a murderer back to a town where he knew the sheriff. There is a question of the man's innocence plus Trampas learns the sheriff died in a horse accident two days later. He decides to ...more
  • A wild stallion escapes its owner, John Slaughter (Don ""Red"" Barry), killing a handler in the process. The animal injures itself and is found by Randy Benton who takes him to the nearby ranch of ...more
  • 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