#30 - "A Taste of Money"
1965 - 1966
After Ezekiel Fry sees Reese's inventor friend Major John open a jammed bank vault, he tricks the Major into opening the vault in a bank in Porfirio. They also want him to help rob the Cattlemen's Exchange. He refuses. In Porfirio, the Rangers find clues which point to the Major's involvement in the robbery. Reese is kidnapped to gain the Major's cooperation. Chad and Joe use a dog Reese befriended to track him to the gang's hideout.
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In the meantime, the Major pretends to cooperate with plans for the robbery of the Cattlemen's Exchange by building a Rube Goldberg contraption which has the gang members in harnesses, swinging from rafters, being dropped down stovepipes, etc. The Rangers overcome the gang with the help of the Major's contraption. Joe's armwrestling doesn't advance the plot, but he looks good doing it.
Original air date Apr 28, 1966
Directed by William Witney
Written by John D.F. Black

Regular Cast
Neville Brand as Reese Bennett
Peter Brown as Chad Cooper
William Smith as Joe Riley
Phil Carey as Capt. Parmalee

Guest Cast
Charles Ruggles as Major Cane
oah Beery as Ezekiel Fry
obert Yuro as Melendez
obert Cornthwaite as Wills
im Goodwin as Partens
yron Foulger as Martingale
ichard Reeves as 2nd drover
red Carson as 1st drover
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