(Season 2, Episode 14; Airdate: 12/30/71)
A rich horseman (Craig Stevens) hires The Kid to act as bodyguard as he transports his thoroughbred filly to Mexico, while Heyes stays behind to bilk a group of poker players who don’t even understand the laws of probability. Before long, Hanley turns up dead and Kid is arrested for murder. Wired for help, Heyes rushes to his partner’s aid. With the evidence against him, Heyes will have to pull off a miracle to prove his partner’s innocence. Patricia Crowley guest-stars.
On December 31, 1971, only hours after viewing this episode, it is believed that Pete Duel ended his life.