Sep. 19, 1971
60 min.
CBS TV Network

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Cade's County

Sam Cade is the tough but sensitive sheriff of sprawling Madrid County located somewhere in the American southwest. Between chases and shootouts, episodes deal with a number of relevant '70s issues such as the plight of the American Indian.


Cade's County Season 1 (1971-1972)

1x01 1 1x01 Homecoming
A grand jury witness against a mobster charged with murder is killed in broad daylight at the Madrid County courthouse, leaving Sheriff Sam Cade and one of his deputies as the only ...
Sep. 19, 1971
1x02 1 1x02 Company Town
Sheriff Cade searches for a bail-jumper in a tightly-knit mining town in the county's outskirts. He runs into a wall of silence about the man from residents fearful of the town boss, ...
Sep. 26, 1971
1x03 1 1x03 Safe Deposit
Cade and Arlo are captured and locked in a tower by six men planning a bank robbery.
Oct. 03, 1971
1x04 1 1x04 Crisscross
A ranch hand is found stabbed to death after a barroom brawl, and the main suspect is the young Mexican co-worker he had been harassing. But Cade soon finds that the murder involves ...
Oct. 10, 1971
1x05 1 1x05 Violent Echo
A young man is scheduled to be executed in a few days for the murder of his girlfriend eight years earlier, and Sheriff Cade, who has always believed in his innocence, tries to find ...
Oct. 24, 1971
1x06 1 1x06 Gray Wolf
A former deputy who is part Native American continues to elude Cade who is tracking the fugitive wanted for murder.
Oct. 31, 1971
1x07 1 1x07 The Armageddon Contract
Cade has to stop a man from sabotaging a missile site with the intention of setting off a nuclear warhead.
Nov. 07, 1971
1x08 1 1x08 The Mustangers
A hunter involved with the illegal capture and sale of wild horses leads Cade and his deputies on a harrowing chase.
Nov. 14, 1971
1x09 1 1x09 Delegate at Large
While attending a convention in Los Angeles, J.J. recognizes one of two fugitive brothers whom he had dealt with earlier in Madrid. After alerting Cade, he is then taken hostage by ...
Nov. 21, 1971
1x10 1 1x10 A Gun for Billy
A crazed young gunslinger believes he is the reincarnation of Billy the Kid.
Nov. 28, 1971
1x11 1 1x11 Requiem for Miss Madrid
Madrid County's beauty queen is found murdered, and the main suspect is a rodeo rider who had been seeing her. But Cade has doubts about the reliability of the main witness against ...
Dec. 12, 1971
1x12 1 1x12 The Alien Land
The foreman of a major rancher is killed, and his boss insists that the killer is the young Middle Eastern oil heir who's been dating his daughter. But Cade believes the answer lies ...
Dec. 19, 1971
1x13 1 1x13 Shakedown
J.J. is shot and seriously wounded after he stops a motorist and discovers that he is transporting a shipment of gold. Cade goes undercover as the insurance investigator who found both ...
Jan. 09, 1972
1x14 1 1x14 One Small, Acceptable Death
Two derelicts are chased after witnessing a major industrialist being transported after suffering a stroke. One of the derelicts is later found dead, and the businessman's associates ...
Jan. 16, 1972
1x15 1 1x15 The Brothers
Cade and his deputies know that something is being planned, though their only clues are a stolen barricade, a toy pistol, a syringe, pieces of muzzling, and the theft of a station wagon. ...
Jan. 23, 1972
1x16 1 1x16 Slay Ride: Part 1
A local businessman and the mayor's daughter are found dead after the truck they were in goes over a cliff. The man died from the accident, but the girl was strangled with a bead necklace. ...
Jan. 30, 1972
1x17 1 1x17 Slay Ride: Part 2
Even though Willie Ball has confessed and been sentenced for the murders, Cade does not believe him, feeling that he only confessed to draw attention to the cause of Indian rights. ...
Feb. 06, 1972
1x18 1 1x18 Dead Past
A recent parolee is murdered near a bus stop. Cade soon learns that the man was associated with a friend of his, a local archaeologist who soon disappears on a dive in a tribal wel ...
Feb. 13, 1972
1x19 1 1x19 Inferno
Former football star Leo Rand, now running his family's department store, appears to be the personal target of vandalism, but actually the man doing the vandalism is working for Rand ...
Feb. 20, 1972
1x20 1 1x20 Ragged Edge
A little girl is kidnapped in order to force Cade, who is dating the child's widowed mother, into releasing a drug pusher who is in his jail awaiting trial.
Feb. 27, 1972
1x21 1 1x21 Jessie
Cade and his deputies investigate a burglary at the home of a rancher, but nothing is missing and no one seems to know what the burglar was after. Then the rancher is murdered, and ...
Mar. 12, 1972
1x22 1 1x22 Blackout
An art student has been forging fake works of art.
Mar. 19, 1972
1x23 1 1x23 The Fake
A former mobster is targeted for death by gangsters who create a power blackout to disable his estate's security system.
Mar. 26, 1972
1x24 1 1x24 The Witness
An old Indian witnesses a ruthless trapper killing a man, but refuses to identify the killer, fearing it will only lead to more violence. He still maintains this belief even after the ...
Apr. 09, 1972
1x25 1 1x25 The Marshall of Madrid
An oil distributor leads a band of smugglers who are brought to justice by law enforcement.
Apr. 16, 1972
1x26 1 1x26 Sam Cade
California Sheriff Sam Cade (Glenn Ford) does whatever is necessary to protect the people living in his county, but the tables are turned when he hears of a murder plot in which he ...
Apr. 23, 1972
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