Bret is hired by a weathly Texan to save her brother Mark from a conniving woman named Melanie (Kathleen Crowley again). Posing as a Texas Colonel, Bret realizes that he's up against a master crook. With Mark's help and brother Bart's arrival as a weathly Easterner, they set up a scheme to catch the girl and almost outsmart themselves with their own cleverness.
Stars James Garner as Bret Maverick and Jack Kelley as Bart Maverick
Guest star:Kathleen Crowley (Melanie Blake), Charles Arndt (Charlie Peters), Tol Avery (John Flannery), Leslie Barrett (Mason), King Donovan (Mark Dawson), Doris Packer (Kate Dawson), Sig Ruman (Professor Kronkhite), William Blakewell (Desk Clerk), Jim Hayward (Bartender)