Matt goes to Texas to attend the retirement party of his old friend, Sheriff Mark Handlin. After witnessing his friend's assassination by five desperadoes whom Mark had previously sent to prison, Matt chases them into Mexico.
Did You Know?
Marshal Dillon (James Arness) refers to wanting to avoid having the desperados "dry gulch" him. That is slang for ambush because in the American West, outlaws often killed people as they passed through a dry gulch; or because cattle rustlers drove stolen animals off the edge of such a gulch. See more
When Marshall Dillon comes into the Mexican Villa and shows the people a picture of the man he's chasing he takes the picture from his left pocket and puts it back in his left pocket. After being attacked, Padre saves him and he shows him the picture from his right pocket. See more
[Emilio is comparing an old dog he had to Marshal Matt Dillon
You know, I have a dog once. He wouldn't give up. He tracked a cougar for a whole week. Finally, he caught him. An you know something? That cougar ate HIM.