Judge Roy Bean
- 1 Season
Judge Roy Bean is an American Western series set in the town of Langtry in southwest Texas. The characters in the movie include Jeff Taggart, his right hand man; Letty Bean, his niece; Steve, a Texas Ranger. The story begins in a small town where Roy Bean is a storekeeper who was tired of all the disorder and turmoil in the town. He appoints himself as justice of peace, known as "The law west of Pecos". He establishes a system of law and order in the town. Langtry has no jail, and all the cases are heard in his court room which is a saloon/general store. One of the cases the judge is faced with is a case where a son inherits a mine, and two men are trying to stake his claim by saying the title isn't any good. In another situation the judge discovers a plot to sell guns to the Indians. He is faced many times with a lynch mobs trying to kill the accused. Judge Roy Bean doles out his justice based on the circumstances. He gives the person a fair trial by his peers, and pronounces a sentence. It can be a fine to an outright hanging.