Four men ride into Laramie. One tells Troop they are there to kill a man, no more than a boy but an animal with a taste for killing. The proof Dan needs is their word for his past deeds and with no other options, he has to trust it.
Owney, robbed of his reward money, is embarrassed when he finds it was the governor's runaway daughter. When the killer he got the money for escapes and threatens to harm her, Troop and Johnny agree to a deal they're not sure he will keep.
Alteeka McClintock, a trapper friend of Troop's, comes to town and accidentally kills a man during some horse play at the Birdcage. Running away, Dan must bring him in before the brother of the man he killed gets his revenge.
Walter Perkins, a wealthy cattleman, has a mail order bride coming on the stage he ordered through the Heart and Hand catalog. When he goes missing, Dan becomes a decoy to catch whoever has done this before through the same classifieds.
His best friend ran off with his young wife the day he got sent to prison. King Harris has escaped and killed his old friend. He is now believed heading to Laramie to kill his wife, who has returned home on the stage.
Galt Stevens, who Lily knew years ago, had a crush on her and read her Browning poetry, has escaped from prison. When he comes to Laramie, Troop must fight a storm and Lily's fear of his need to exact revenge.
Johnny gets a letter from the Territorial Governor giving him an appointment to West Point. Torn between his loyalty for Dan Troop and honored by the man who recommended him, he must decide how he wants to shape his future.
Kindly Will Porter is killed by one of the Lord brothers. When Dan travels to Darkness to arrest them for trial, the locals, including their marshal, won't lift a finger to help. Which puts one against how many?
Maggie Winslow returns to Laramie after 9 years to claim a son she gave up. Married, she feels she can provide for him now. Even with the law on her side, she must decide what's best for him even though she's already decided for herself.
A special assistant to the territorial marshal is touring the area and wants to know what Troop is and has been doing to clean up the town. If progress isn't made he will step in and do it for him with all the authority he thinks he has.
Duncan Clooney asks Troop if he can transport high explosives through Laramie as a bump in the road could set them off. He needs the town evacuated. Dan agrees but discovers the men working for Clooney have their own idea how to use them.
A stage rides into Laramie with no driver and Lily's unconscious female friend. Troop investigates but finds no driver or body on the roads. He awaits the awakening of the only arrival who has a concussion and her husband has just arrived.
Three men ride into Laramie to hold up the bank. Two are arrested and one is a friend of Johnny's father. Transporting them to Cheyenne, Dan feels Johnny may have let his guard down when his uncle escapes heading to his stash of loot.
Two Italian immigrants on their way to California, are transporting the last fifteen years hard work in their wagon. Vines to start a vineyard. When they are trampled, the grandson only seeks vengeance for all his grandfather's hard work.
Jess Bridges is an ex-lawman who goes bad. When he tries to rob the stage in Laramie disguised as a marshal, Troop has to stop him. But Dan has a small problem - he looked up to Jess and he used to be his deputy.
Jeff, in Laramie to visit his cousin Johnny, gets a lesson he hadn't planned on when he is mistaken for Billy the Kid. Teaching himself how to shoot is only half the battle. Can he face a man and do the same?
Barron Shaw's trial for murder and robbery is being moved out of Laramie on the stage. The townspeople protest this change but Troop has some unexpected company on the road ahead and sitting right next to him as well.
Blake Stevens is a well respected businessman. When he doesn't fight back against a vigilante group of thugs determined to take over Laramie, the remaining town council want Troop's badge, and he isn't going along with their decision.
Famous Marshal Ben Wyatt arrives in Laramie with a body. In a hotel room he waits for the other two partners behind a rifle in ambush. Troop feels he can't let him do that which forces a showdown in the streets.
Clootey Hutter rides into town one rainy night to find the store closed. She meets two drunken brothers at The Birdcage. When one goads her into a gunfight she proves to be much faster, so Dan must arrest her but she isn't going willingly.
John Kemper is doing everything he can to drive off Laurie who killed his son but is now out on parole. Laurie decides to find a mail order husband to help fight John but gets more than she expected in him.
A young man rides his sick and pregnant Ma into Laramie knowing the law is looking for his ever-absent Pa. When a bounty hunter also shows up, Troop must decide who he should help, the sick Ma or the one lawfully after the reward.
Troop takes Billy Deal, a wanted outlaw, into custody. He needs to transport him by train to Casper. An old acquaintance in town wants to take him to Montana instead to resolve other issues and there's only one train leaving town on Sunday.
Troop catches Jim Martin cheating at cards. When he draws against Dan, it's kill or be killed. When his wife and three sons come and bury the body they decide to now pay their respects to the marshal, the exact same way.
Cort Evers arrives in town, falling off his horse. The doctor says he doesn't have long to live as he tries to end his ten year chase to find his brother Mitch to avenge the death of six men during the war.
With the help of local law in Saratoga, Dan captures a man wanted to testify. On the stage ride back to Laramie the driver exhibits plague-like symptoms and the only doctor available is a falling down drunk, who is also wanted to testify.
A bored editor from the east comes to Laramie to relive what he feels is the excitement of the heroes of the west. When he stirs up more than he bargained for, Troop must come between a hero and this naive newspaperman.
A leading businessman tells the bank to either close a newcomer's account or his. When Troop feels that being in the middle of an old argument is making him very uncomfortable, having a calvary reunion in town isn't helping matters either.
An aging actor rides into town and collapses at The Birdcage. First thought to be a penniless drifter, it is soon discovered he is wounded and pursued by a woman with desires for him against the objections of her husband and brother.
Two men arrive in Laramie by stage saying they are looking for a man that may have come to town years ago and with a lot of money. When Dan figures out who that might be, Johnny is in trouble and he doesn't know where he is.
Nathan Adams returns home to find his wife shot and killed. When a sketch artist claims he saw a rider and draws a picture of him, Troop has no option but to arrest a local rancher but he suspects this witness's motives.