Title: Rawhide
Series: 8
Episodes: 217
First Transmission: 1959

Gil Favor is trail boss of a continuous cattle drive ably assisted by Rowdy Yates. The crew runs into all sorts of adventures and escapades along the way.

Best Episode

The Lost Herd (1964) – Favor’s herd is destroyed after he takes a dangerous short cut to get the herd to market ahead of a rival. The owners have to decide if he is up to bossing another herd.

2nd Best Episode

The Race (1964) – Rowdy quits after an argument with Favor but is offered a herd of his own. Rowdy and Favor get into a race. Who will win and will skill or luck be the deciding factor?

3rd Best Episode

Incident of the Fish Out of Water (1961) – Gil visits his daughters in Philadelphia, and on the train encounters an Indian. The Indian leaves the train in handcuffs on as the man is a prisoner. Gil decides to break him out.

4th Best Episode

Incident of the Portrait (1962) – Favor assigns a man to escort a blind girl to another town not knowing that he accidentally killed her father.

5th Best Episode

The Sendoff (1961) – Favor discovers the remnants of a wagon train destroyed by Comanches along with 12 graves.

Worst Episode

The Vasquez Woman (1965) – The men buy 200 cattle to take north. However, Col. Vasquez takes the cattle. Jud tries to recover their money but ends up with Mrs. Vasquez.

 

Notes & Comments

Info Updated: 2022-03-02

The data on this page is updated when any major changes occur to episode rankings (which is less common with older series), or when new episodes are added as is the case with current television series.

The overall spread in the rating distribution is equal to 2.8 rating points.

The top-rated episode, The Lost Herd (1964), differs from the second-rated episode, The Race (1964), by 3 percent of the overall spread.

The bottom-rated episode, The Vasquez Woman (1965), differs from the second bottom-rated episode, Damon’s Road: Part II (1964), by 0 percent of the overall spread.

The middle-rated episode is Incident of the Shambling Man (1959).

 

Episode Rating Graph for Rawhide (1959)

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Incident of the Tumbleweed (1959)
#2 Incident at Alabaster Plain (1959)
#3 Incident with an Executioner (1959)
#4 Incident of the Widowed Dove (1959)
#5 Incident on the Edge of Madness (1959)
#6 Incident of the Power and the Plow (1959)
#7 Incident at Barker Springs (1959)
#8 Incident West of Lano (1959)
#9 Incident of the Town in Terror (1959)
#10 Incident of the Golden Calf (1959)
#11 Incident of the Coyote Weed (1959)
#12 Incident of the Chubasco (1959)
#13 Incident of the Curious Street (1959)
#14 Incident of the Dog Days (1959)
#15 Incident of the Calico Gun (1959)
#16 Incident of the Misplaced Indians (1959)
#17 Incident of Fear in the Streets (1959)
#18 Incident Below the Brazos (1959)
#19 Incident of the Dry Drive (1959)
#20 Incident of the Judas Trap (1959)
#21 Incident in No Man’s Land (1959)
#22 Incident of a Burst of Evil (1959)
#23 Incident of the Day of the Dead (1959)
#24 Incident of the Roman Candles (1959)
#25 Incident at Dangerfield Dip (1959)
#26 Incident of the Shambling Man (1959)
#27 Incident at Jacob’s Well (1959)
#28 Incident of the 13th Man (1959)
#29 Incident at the Buffalo Smokehouse (1959)
#30 Incident of the Haunted Hills (1959)
#31 Incident of the Stalking Death (1959)
#32 Incident of the Valley in Shadow (1959)
#33 Incident of the Blue Fire (1959)
#34 Incident at Spanish Rock (1959)
#35 Incident of the Druid Curse (1960)
#36 Incident at Red River Station (1960)
#37 Incident of the Devil and His Due (1960)
#38 Incident of the Wanted Painter (1960)
#39 Incident of the Tinker’s Dam (1960)
#40 Incident of the Night Horse (1960)
#41 Incident of the Sharpshooter (1960)
#42 Incident of the Dust Flower (1960)
#43 Incident at Sulphur Creek (1960)
#44 Incident of the Champagne Bottles (1960)
#45 Incident of the Stargazer (1960)
#46 Incident of the Dancing Death (1960)
#47 Incident of the Arana Sacar (1960)
#48 Incident of the Deserter (1960)
#49 Incident of the 100 Amulets (1960)
#50 Incident of the Murder Steer (1960)
#51 Incident of the Music Maker (1960)
#52 Incident of the Silent Web (1960)
#53 Incident of the Last Chance (1960)
#54 Incident in the Garden of Eden (1960)
#55 Incident at Rojo Canyon (1960)
#56 Incident of the Challenge (1960)
#57 Incident at Dragoon Crossing (1960)
#58 Incident of the Night Visitor (1960)
#59 Incident of the Slavemaster (1960)
#60 Incident on the Road to Yesterday (1960)
#61 Incident at Superstition Prairie (1960)
#62 Incident at Poco Tiempo (1960)
#63 Incident of the Captive (1960)
#64 Incident of the Buffalo Soldier (1961)
#65 Incident of the Broken Word (1961)
#66 Incident at the Top of the World (1961)
#67 Incident Near the Promised Land (1961)
#68 Incident of the Big Blowout (1961)
#69 Incident of the Fish Out of Water (1961)
#70 Incident on the Road Back (1961)
#71 Incident of the New Start (1961)
#72 Incident of the Running Iron (1961)
#73 Incident Near Gloomy River (1961)
#74 Incident of the Boomerang (1961)
#75 Incident of His Brother’s Keeper (1961)
#76 Incident in the Middle of Nowhere (1961)
#77 Incident of the Phantom Bugler (1961)
#78 Incident of the Lost Idol (1961)
#79 Incident of the Running Man (1961)
#80 Incident of the Painted Lady (1961)
#81 Incident Before Black Pass (1961)
#82 Incident of the Blackstorms (1961)
#83 Incident of the Night on the Town (1961)
#84 Incident of the Wager on Payday (1961)
#85 Rio Salado (1961)
#86 The Sendoff (1961)
#87 The Long Shakedown (1961)
#88 Judgment at Hondo Seco (1961)
#89 The Lost Tribe (1961)
#90 The Inside Man (1961)
#91 The Black Sheep (1961)
#92 The Prairie Elephant (1961)
#93 The Little Fishes (1961)
#94 The Blue Spy (1961)
#95 The Gentleman’s Gentleman (1961)
#96 Twenty-Five Santa Clauses (1961)
#97 The Long Count (1962)
#98 The Captain’s Wife (1962)
#99 The Peddler (1962)
#100 The Woman Trap (1962)
#101 The Boss’s Daughters (1962)
#102 The Deserters’ Patrol (1962)
#103 The Greedy Town (1962)
#104 Grandma’s Money (1962)
#105 The Pitchwagon (1962)
#106 Hostage Child (1962)
#107 The Immigrants (1962)
#108 The Child-Woman (1962)
#109 A Woman’s Place (1962)
#110 Reunion (1962)
#111 House of the Hunter (1962)
#112 Gold Fever (1962)
#113 The Devil and the Deep Blue (1962)
#114 Abilene (1962)
#115 Incident of the Hunter (1962)
#116 Incident of the Portrait (1962)
#117 Incident at Cactus Wells (1962)
#118 Incident of the Prodigal Son (1962)
#119 Incident of the Four Horsemen (1962)
#120 Incident of the Lost Woman (1962)
#121 Incident of the Dogfaces (1962)
#122 Incident of the Wolvers (1962)
#123 Incident at Sugar Creek (1962)
#124 Incident of the Reluctant Bridegroom (1962)
#125 Incident of the Querencias (1962)
#126 Incident at Quivira (1962)
#127 Incident of Decision (1962)
#128 Incident of the Buryin’ Man (1963)
#129 Incident of the Trail’s End (1963)
#130 Incident at Spider Rock (1963)
#131 Incident of the Mountain Man (1963)
#132 Incident at Crooked Hat (1963)
#133 Incident of Judgment Day (1963)
#134 Incident of the Gallows Tree (1963)
#135 Incident of the Married Widow (1963)
#136 Incident of the Pale Rider (1963)
#137 Incident of the Comanchero (1963)
#138 Incident of the Clown (1963)
#139 Incident of the Black Ace (1963)
#140 Incident of the Hostages (1963)
#141 Incident of White Eyes (1963)
#142 Incident at Rio Doloroso (1963)
#143 Incident at Alkali Sink (1963)
#144 Incident of the Red Wind (1963)
#145 Incident of Iron Bull (1963)
#146 Incident at El Crucero (1963)
#147 Incident of the Travellin’ Man (1963)
#148 Incident at Paradise (1963)
#149 Incident at Farragut Pass (1963)
#150 Incident at Two Graves (1963)
#151 Incident of the Rawhiders (1963)
#152 Incident of the Prophecy (1963)
#153 Incident at Confidence Creek (1963)
#154 Incident of the Death Dancer (1963)
#155 Incident of the Wild Deuces (1963)
#156 Incident of the Geisha (1963)
#157 Incident at Ten Trees (1964)
#158 Incident of the Rusty Shotgun (1964)
#159 Incident of Midnight Cave (1964)
#160 Incident of the Dowery Dundee (1964)
#161 Incident at Gila Flats (1964)
#162 Incident of the Pied Piper (1964)
#163 Incident of the Swindler (1964)
#164 Incident of the Wanderer (1964)
#165 Incident at Zebulon (1964)
#166 Incident at Hourglass (1964)
#167 Incident of the Odyssey (1964)
#168 Incident of the Banker (1964)
#169 Incident of El Toro (1964)
#170 Incident at Deadhorse: Part I (1964)
#171 Incident at Deadhorse: Part II (1964)
#172 Incident of the Gilded Goddess (1964)
#173 Incident at Seven Fingers (1964)
#174 Incident of the Peyote Cup (1964)
#175 The Race (1964)
#176 The Enormous Fist (1964)
#177 Piney (1964)
#178 The Lost Herd (1964)
#179 A Man Called Mushy (1964)
#180 Canliss (1964)
#181 Damon’s Road: Part I (1964)
#182 Damon’s Road: Part II (1964)
#183 The Backshooter (1964)
#184 Corporal Dasovik (1964)
#185 The Photographer (1964)
#186 No Dogs or Drovers (1964)
#187 The Meeting (1965)
#188 The Book (1965)
#189 Josh (1965)
#190 A Time for Waiting (1965)
#191 Moment in the Sun (1965)
#192 Texas Fever (1965)
#193 Blood Harvest (1965)
#194 The Violent Land (1965)
#195 The Winter Soldier (1965)
#196 Prairie Fire (1965)
#197 Retreat (1965)
#198 The Empty Sleeve (1965)
#199 The Last Order (1965)
#200 Mrs. Harmon (1965)
#201 The Calf Women (1965)
#202 The Spanish Camp (1965)
#203 El Hombre Bravo (1965)
#204 The Gray Rock Hotel (1965)
#205 Encounter at Boot Hill (1965)
#206 Ride a Crooked Mile (1965)
#207 Six Weeks to Bent Fork (1965)
#208 Walk into Terror (1965)
#209 Escort to Doom (1965)
#210 Hostage for Hanging (1965)
#211 The Vasquez Woman (1965)
#212 Clash at Broken Bluff (1965)
#213 The Pursuit (1965)
#214 Duel at Daybreak (1965)
#215 Brush War at Buford (1965)
#216 The Testing Post (1965)
#217 Crossing at White Feather (1965)