First aired: 12/9/1961
Billy meets a western sensationalist writer named Dean Almond on a stage bound for Lincoln. For fun, Billy conceals his identity when he finds that Almond has come to write about him.He tells Almond "tall tales" about "Billy the Kid' and Almond writes an article based on Billy's lies. When ALmond discovers he has been duped, he takes revenge on Billy. It is up to Pat to save Billy from falling into Almond's trap and getting hanged.