The Young Riders (1989–1992)


When Hickok accidentally insults a professional gunfighter, Emma attempts to step between them. Apologies and promises are not enough, however, to keep Hickok from his destiny.


Max Tash


Ed Spielman (created by), Ed Spielman


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Episode credited cast:
Stephen Baldwin ... William F. Cody
Josh Brolin ... James Butler Hickok
Brett Cullen ... Marshal Sam Cain
Travis Fine ... Ike McSwain
Melissa Leo ... Emma Shannon
Ty Miller ... The Kid
Gregg Rainwater ... Running Buck Cross
Yvonne Suhor ... Louise McCloud
Anthony Zerbe ... Teaspoon Hunter
Don Collier ... William Tompkins, Shop Keeper
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bing Blenman Bing Blenman ... Colton
George Dobbs ... Calvin LeBrock
G.W. Lee G.W. Lee ... Little Sam Byran
Wayne Northrop ... Ludy Bryan
Jay O. Sanders ... Longley


When a gunfighter comes to town and when he crosses paths with Jimmy. Feeling that Jimmy insulted him, he challenges Jimmy to a gunfight but Kid stops him. Emma tries to keep the man from going after Jimmy. A friend of Sam shows up with his son. Later the gunfighter challenges him and kills him. His son wants Jimmy to get him cause if not he will. Written by

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Romance | Western




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21 September 1989 (USA) See more »

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Did You Know?


Sam uses the quote "Keep your friends closer and your enemies closer" but according to "This has often been attributed to Sun Tzu and sometimes to Niccolò Machiavelli or Petrarch, but there are no published sources yet found which predate its use by "Michael Corleone" in The Godfather Part II (1974), written by Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola". See more »

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