Type
Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 08, 1958
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre
Bat Masterson » Season 1
Bat Masterson - 01x29 The Death of Bat Masterson

1x29 The Death of Bat Masterson

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First Aired: May. 20, 1959 on NBC
Summary: Bat tries to withdraw money from one of his bank accounts only to be told that the account has been closed because of his "death." Source: www.TVRage.com

Series Main Characters



Guest Stars

Bat Masterson played by Gene Barry
Jack Fontana played by Claude Akins
Nellie Fontana played by Ruta Lee
Bank Manager played by Willard Waterman
A.J. Mulcaney played by Cliff Edwards
Undertaker played by Cliff Edwards
Judge D. B. Hodie played by Sam Buffington
Sheriff played by George Cisar

Episode Quotes

Bank Manager: The money and the accumulated interest was awarded by the court to Mrs. Masterson.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: How's that? Mrs. Masterson?
Bank Manager: The Masterson widow, sir.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Oh no, wait a minute. For a man to have a widow, he must be married and dead - in that order.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: What's wrong, Jack? It looks like you've seen a ghost.
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: I never realized I had such excellent taste in wives. Too bad I died so young.
Nellie Fontana: What do you want?
William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson: Forgive me from being mercenary, ma'am: twenty thousand dollars and the man who murdered me.

Trivia

  • Sam Buffington who played the Judge was only 27 at the time although his character appeared to be over 50 years old. Sadly he died less than a year after this original telecast on May 15th, 1961 at the age of 28.
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