Tales of Wells Fargo - Shotgun Messenger
Season 1, Episode 6
Original Airdate: May 07, 1957
Director: Lewis R. Foster
Cast: Dale Robertson
Guests: Michael Landon, Kevin Hagen, Walter Sande
Runtime: 26 min.
Gold is discovered in Pleasant Valley and Wells Fargo rushes to set up a new stage line from San Francisco. Hardie hires the 18yo son of a disgraced Wells Fargo employee (Michael Landon) to ride shotgun.
Trivia: Michael Landon is best known for playing Little Joe for 14 seasons in the Bonanza TV series. Kevin Hagen was reunited with Michael Landon in Little House on the Prairie where he played Dr. Hiram Baker.