Roger Moore in the series "Maverick" - episode
Notable tv guest appearance - as Jack
1. The Rivals (Leslie H. Martinson) 25/01/1959
Episode 45: Lydia
Linley is a young heiress who yearns for a man like Sydney
Carton of A Tale of Two Cities - "a man of warmth, imagination,
courage, and a sense of adventure." Jack Vandergelt III (Roger
Moore) is in love with Lydia but knows she will have nothing
to do with him because he is rich. Vandergelt hires Bret Maverick
to switch identities with him in hopes that Lydia will love
and accept him for who he is before she realizes he is a Vandergelt.
The plan goes smoothly until Jack Vandergelt's father unexpectedly
arrives in town.
As regular - Cousin Beauregard Maverick
(1960-61; 13 episodes of season 4)
2. Bundle from Britain (Leslie H. Martinson)
Episode 80: This
is the episode that introduces Roger Moore as Cousin Beauregard
Maverick. Beau is considered the "white sheep" of the family
because he had the misfortune of earning a medal in the Civil
War. (He had won the medal purely by accident.) Pappy had
banished him to England for five years because no Maverick
had ever been a hero. Bart Mavrick greets Beau upon his return
to America and enlists his cousin to impersonate the son of
the Marquis of Bognor, who had been indentured to work on
a ranch in Wyoming for six months. The Maverick cousins stand
to earn $4,000, but the play goes awry when Beau is kidnapped
by a man who wants to settle a grudge with the Marquis.
3. The Town That Wasn't There (Herbert
L. Strock) 02/10/1960
Episode 82: Beau
Maverick wins ownership of the Silver Hill, a worthless ore
mine. A crooked railroad agent named Shanks tries to cheat
the townspeople out of their land by offering them a price
that is well below market value. Beau convinces the town to
relocate Silver Hill to a sheep ranch twenty miles away. The
plan backfires when a new vein of silver is discovered in
the supposedly worthless Silver Hill mine, thus enabling Shanks
to claim the land without cost. The only hope is for the town
to relocate back to Silver Hill before the railroad takes
over the land.
4. Last Wire from Stop Gap (Lee Sholem) 16/10/1960
Episode 84: On their way to
Denver, Beau and Bart Maverick pick up $6,500 in a poker game
at Stop Gap. They decide to wire the money to Denver through
the Hulett Telegraph Company. They discover the company is
a fake and that the telegraph line leads to a cave two miles
away where the crooks stash the customers' money and send
phony messages in return. The cousins devise a scheme to recover
the money and put the company out of business.
5. A Bullet for the Teacher (Lee Sholem) 30/10/1960
Episode 86: In St. Joseph,
Missouri, Beau Maverick wins halfl-ownership of the Golden
Wheel Casino. The business venture is short-lived when his
partner, Rand Storm, is shot to death by Flo Baker. Storm
was a notorious ladies' man and Flo, a female entertainer,
was resisting his advances. Just before he dies, Rand tells
his younger brother, Luke, that the shooting was an accident.
But Luke has Beau framed for murder so that he can take over
6. Thunder from the North (William Dario Faralla)
Episode 88: Two Army shopkeepers,
Marsh and Lawson, have been cheating the local Indian tribes
by supplying them with faulty or inferior goods. When one
of the tribeswomen named Pale Moon threatens to report them
to the Army Commission, the shopkeepers decide to start a
war with the Indians. They know the Army will not investigate
the woman's claim if they are at war. Marsh and Lawson murder
Pale Moon's brother and pin the crime on the stranger who
won $2,500 from them the night before - Beau Maverick.
7. Bolt from the Blue (Robert Altman) 27/11/1960
Episode 90: Beau Maverick befriends
a prospector named Ebenezer Bolt. Maverick is unaware that
Bolt is the partner of notorious horse thief Benson January.
An angry posse mistakes Beau for January and is determined
to hang him. A young lawyer manages to halt the proceedings
until Maverick can have a trial. Beau's conviction seems imminent
when the lawyer locates a notorious "hanging judge" and a
woman whose sister was engaged to January identifies Maverick
as the horse thief.
8. Kiz (Robert Douglas) 04/12/1960
Episode 91: Beau Maverick crashes
a party in Virginia City thrown by eccentric socialite Kiz
Bouchet. Kiz has a penchant for smoking cigars, playing poker,
and fighting fires. Recognizing Beau as a fellow free spirit,
she hires him to protect her. She believes her life is in
danger. Beau discovers that Kiz's cousin Melissa, along with
family doctor Pittman and attorney Hanford, are plotting to
have Kiz judged incompent so they can split her $2 million
inheritance. Beau comes up with a scheme to turn the tables
9. The Bold Fenian Man (Irving J. Moore) 18/12/1960
Episode 93: The Fenians, an
Irish Revolutionary Brotherhood, are trained soldiers sworn
to free Ireland from British rule. The Fenians have gathered
in Dakota City to plan a march into Canada where they want
to take hold of a small part of British property hostage in
exchange for Ireland's freedom. After England pressures the
United States to intervene, Beau Maverick is blackmailed into
infiltrating the Fenians ranks by a shrewd Army colonel.
10. Family Pride (John Ainsworth) 08/01/1961
Episode 96: In New Mexico,
Beau Maverick is taken for over $4,500 ($4,000 of which belong
to his friend Jerry O'Brien) by con artists Warren and Crippen
and Warren's granddaughter Rosanne. Beau tries to recover
the money and even takes the threesome to court, but they
outsmart him every time. Beau is so demoralized by the constant
defeats, he believes he has disgraced the Maverick name -
until Rosanne tells him that her grandmother was a Maverick.
11. Dutchman's Gold (Robert Douglas) 22/01/1961
Episode 98: Beau Maverick wins
half-ownership in the Blue Bell Saloon in Arizona. In an attempt
to raise funds for the floundering business, Beau and his
partner Charlotte become partners with a mysterious gold prospector
known only as the Dutchman. Along the trail to Superstition
Mountain where the gold is located, Beau, Charlotte, and the
Dutchman encounter danger in various forms.
12. Diamond Flush (Andrew McCullough) 05/02/1961
Episode 100: Con artist Ferguson
knocks Beau Maverick unconscious during an unsuccessful attempt
to hoist a priceless diamond necklace from a French countess.
Ferguson claims that the countess' diamond is fake and that
he was in the process of replacing it with the real thing
when Beau startled him. Ferguson offers Maverick $5,000 to
switch diamonds. Beau is being set up for robbery by Ferguson
and his equally devious wife.
13. Flood's Folly (Irving J. Moore) 19/02/1961
Episode 102: Outside Denver,
Colorado, Beau and his friend, Judge Scott, find shelter during
a blizzard at the home of Martha Flood and her niece Sally.
Martha and the judge are plotting to institutionalize Sally
in order to take over her inheritance. However, Martha's lover,
a professional killer named Chet Whitehead plans to kill Sally,
the judge, and Maverick.
14. Red Dog (Paton Price) 05/03/1961
Episode 104: Beau Maverick
stumbles onto the cave site meeting place of five outlaws.
They were summoned by a bandit named Jess in order to plan
a big job. Mavrick passes himself as the notorious Texas outlaw
Red Dog. The outlaws become suspicious of Beau when he declines
to join them in a $500,000 bank robbery scheme.