Bret Maverick

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  • 1981
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (452)

Bret Maverick, a charming con man and high stakes gambler, retires to Sweetwater, Arizona, after winning a saloon in a poker game. His hopes of enjoying a quiet, uneventful retirement are not to be, however. Trouble finds him just as it did in his earlier life.

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The Hidalgo Thing
18. The Hidalgo Thing
May 4, 1982
Tom Guthrie is running for re-election as sheriff and wants business partner Bret Maverick to keep a low profile in the campaign but Bret is working on one of the biggest scams of his life and isn't about to be kept under wraps.
The Rattlesnake Brigade
17. The Rattlesnake Brigade
April 27, 1982
Bret Maverick and Tom Guthrie get snookered into protecting a gold shipment from a band of ruthless outlaws.
Faith, Hope and Clarity (2)
16. Faith, Hope and Clarity (2)
April 20, 1982
After being swindled out of their land by a religious charlatan, the people of Sweetwater look to Bret Maverick in order to turn the tables.
Faith, Hope and Clarity (1)
15. Faith, Hope and Clarity (1)
April 13, 1982
A charlatan who heads a phony religious sect uses legal means to swindle the people of Sweetwater out of their land.
The Eight Swords of Dyrus and Other Illusions of Grandeur
14. The Eight Swords of Dyrus and Other Illusions of Grandeur
March 23, 1982
Maverick is out to expose a crooked magician who's working at the Red Ox.
The Vulture Also Rises
13. The Vulture Also Rises
March 16, 1982
The citizens of Sweetwater call in the cavalry after a stagecoach is robbed and a female passenger is killed by Apaches but Philo Sandine insists that the crime was committed by white men.
The Not So Magnificent Six
12. The Not So Magnificent Six
March 2, 1982
Six gunmen accompany a pulp writer to Sweetwater in hopes of winning fame by being the one to kill Bret Maverick.
A Night at the Red Ox
11. A Night at the Red Ox
February 23, 1982
Tom Guthrie's past catches up to him when a group of vigilantes put him on trial for a murder he supposedly committed during the days before he became a lawman. Bret acts as his defense attorney.
The Ballad of Bret Maverick
10. The Ballad of Bret Maverick
February 16, 1982
A drifter arrives in Sweetwater and he's out to finish a song he's writing about the life and death of Bret Maverick. Meanwhile, Bret tries to unload a silver mine he won in a poker game but every potential buyer thinks it's a scam.
Hallie
9. Hallie
February 9, 1982
An old flame of Bret's arrives in Sweetwater but she's on the run from two homicidal brothers whom she earlier swindled.
The Mayflower Women's Historical Society
8. The Mayflower Women's Historical Society
February 2, 1982
A member of a historical society gets Bret off a murder charge in St. Louis. In return, he agrees to let her travel with him back home to Sweetwater and give her his life story. Meanwhile, newspaper editor Mary Lou Springer gets herself involved with a fugitive outlaw.
Dateline: Sweetwater
7. Dateline: Sweetwater
January 12, 1982
A Tucson land combine begins purchasing Sweetwater businesses using Chicago gangster methods so the townspeople turn to Bret in desperation to find a way to outwit the land thieves.
Horse of Yet Another Color
6. Horse of Yet Another Color
January 5, 1982
Congressman Theodore Roosevelt arrives in Sweetwater to present the gift of a white stallion to Apache chief Geronimo but unknown to him the horse has been stolen and later won by Bret Maverick from the thief in a poker game.
The Yellow Rose
5. The Yellow Rose
December 22, 1981
Bret wins a Chinese girl in a poker game and can't seem to find a way to get rid of her. This occurs just when the women's suffrage movement arrives in Sweetwater.
Anything for a Friend
4. Anything for a Friend
December 15, 1981
Tom Guthrie ropes Bret into helping the notorious Billy the Kid escape from a posse led by a bloodthirsty United States Marshal.
Welcome to Sweetwater
3. Welcome to Sweetwater
December 8, 1981
The only thing stopping the railroad from coming to Sweetwater is that part of it is slated to go through Bret Maverick's ranch, the Lazy Ace, and he doesn't want to sell.
The Lazy Ace (2)
2. The Lazy Ace (2)
December 1, 1981
Bret, former Sheriff Tom Guthrie, and a shifty half-breed named Philo Sandine go after the bandits who stole money with which Maverick intended to purchase a ranch called the Lazy Ace.
The Lazy Ace (1)
1. The Lazy Ace (1)
December 1, 1981
Famed gambler Bret Maverick arrives in the Arizona Territory town of Sweetwater for a big poker tournament and ends up cleaning house, winning a saloon called the Red Ox and a large bundle of cash. Bret decides that Sweetwater would make a nice place for him to settle down so he use decides to use the cash to purchase a ranch called the Lazy Ace.
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Bret Maverick, a charming con man and high stakes gambler, retires to Sweetwater, Arizona, after winning a saloon in a poker game. His hopes of enjoying a quiet, uneventful retirement are not to be, however. Trouble finds him just as it did in his earlier life. Bret Maverick is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (18 episodes). The series first aired on December 1, 1981.

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  • Premiere Date
    December 1, 1981
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (452)