The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
Compiled by Lee Whiteside
Bruce Campbell as Brisco County, Jr.
Julius Carry as James "Lord Bowler" Lonefeather
Christian Clemenson as Socrates Poole
Created by Jeffrey Boam and Carlton Cuse
Billy Drago as John Bly
John Astin as Professor Wickwire
Jeff Phillips as Whip Morgan
Kelly Rutherford as Dixie Cousins
Brandon Maggart as Professor Coles
Comet is played by five different horses (info from E.T. report)
Strip - Trick horse that does the "talking" and pushing
Streak - Rarin' horse
Bucks - Fast riding scenes
Copper - A non-action horse (i.e. stays still while Bruce is
talking or guns are firing)
Comet - Rookie horse (probably not used much)
The episodes are listed in the following format:
Episode # (original airing order)
Episode Title (not shown onscreen)
Chapter Titles (shown onscreen)
01. Premiere 8/27/93
Chapter One-"The Blast Supper"
Chapter Two-"Scarred Feet Turn Up the Heat"
Chapter Three-"Hot Flames, Two Dames and Loose Reins"
Chapter Four-"Lowdown Showdown"
Chapter Five-"Yell to Your Horse"
Chapter Six-"Spur of the Moment"
Chapter Seven-"Grave Peril"
Brisco County, Jr. turns bounty hunter and agrees to hunt down the
John Bly gang, who were responsible for the death of his lawman father.
02. The Orb Scholar 9/03/93
Writer: Carlton Cuse, Director: Andy Tennant
Chapter One-"Our Ace in a Hole"
Chapter Two-"RSVP to RIP"
Brisco follows a lead on John Bly supplied by a childhood friend, and runs
across a scholarly man in Colorado who somehow gained possession of the
03. No Man's Land 9/10/93
W: Tom Chehak, D: Kim Manners
Chapter One-"No Man's Land"
Chapter Two-"Tanks For the Memories"
Brisco follows the bank-robbing Swill brothers right
into No-Man's Land, a isolated community where only women
live and work. Lord Bowler is hired to find the missing
prototype for a "mobile battlewagon".
04. Brisco in Jalisco 9/17/93
W: Carlton Cuse, D: Jim Contner
Chapter One-"Brisco in Jalisco"
Chapter Two-"Guns or Hutter"
Brisco and Socrates cross the border on the trail of
a load of stolen guns, and find Dixie and themselves caught
in the middle of the crossfire between a Mexican general and
a revolutionary and his followers.
05. Socrates' Sister 9/24/93
W: Chris Ruppenthal, D: Greg Beeman
Chapter One-"Get the Drop, Tie 'Em Up, Shoot 'Em Dead Rawhide"
Chapter Two-"Tight Ropes and Sunken Hopes"
Brisco rounds up a smooth talking crook, but things
get a little sticky when Socrates' sister shows up to defend
06. Riverboat 10/1/93
W: John Warren, D: Fred Gerber
Chapter One-"Rushin' Roulette"
Chapter Two-"Bone Dry"
Brisco rides to the rescue in Louisiana when
Socrates runs afoul of a riverboat gambler.
07. Pirates 10/8/93
W: Richard Outten, D: Dan Attias
Chapter One-"Quick Sands of Time"
Chapter Two-"A Pile of Dynamite, a Keg of Wine and Thou"
Brisco and Bowler pursue a displaced Caribbean pirate.
08. Senior Spirit 10/15/93
W: John MacNamara, D: Michael Lange
Chapter One-"Leap of Faith"
Chapter Two-"Father Knows Best"
Brisco receives some help from his late father as he tries to rescue
the kidnapped son of a robber baron from John Bly.
09. Brisco For the Defense 10/22/93
W: David Simkins & John MacNamara, D: Andy Tennant
Chapter One-"Trial By Hurry"
Chapter Two-"Runaway Twain"
Brisco is drafted to defend an old friend, a doctor
accused of murdering a prominent citizen in a Wild West town.
10. Showdown 10/29/93
W: David Simkins, D: Kim Manners
Chapter One-"Tender Hearts, Tenderloins"
Chapter Two-"Number One With a Bullet"
Brisco returns to his home town to help his
childhood friend and her father defeat a cattle baron.
11. Deep in The Heart of Dixie 11/5/93
W: Kern & Werth, D: Joe Napolitano
Chapter One-"Tension Headache"
Chapter Two-"Mission Impossible"
Brisco and Dixie find romance as he helps her elude
an assassin sent by a big-time politico.
12. Crystal Hawks 11/12/93
W: Carlton Cuse & John McNamara, D: Win Phelps
Chapter One-"The Piano Lesson"
Chapter Two-"Zen and the Art of Orb Maintenance"
Brisco finds the tables turned when a pretty bounty
hunter picks up his trail so she can bring him in for a killing.
13. Steel Horses 11/19/93
W: Tom Chehak, D: Kim Manners
Chapter One-"Steel Horses"
Chapter Two-"Sleazy Riders"
Brisco and Bowler agree to try and save Socrates' job by retrieving
four prototype motorcycles stolen by a gang intent on highjacking
the orb from a high-speed government transport.
14. Mail Order Brides 12/10/93
W: Tom Chehak, Wirth & David Simkins, D: Michael Shultz
Chapter One-"For Whom the Bull Tolls"
Chapter Two-"Relief Fom the Bullpen"
Outlaw brothers get into hot water with Brisco and Bowler when they steal
the dowries of three mail-order brides.
15. AKA Kansas 12/17/93
W: Carlton Cuse, Kern & John MacNamara, D: Rob Bowman
Chapter One-"Not a Welcome Wagon"
Chapter Two-"Here's Looking at You, Kid"
Brisco learns that his girlfriend's ex-husband not only wants to steal
government property, but also has his sights set on Dixie.
16. Bounty Hunter's Convention 1/7/94
W: Jim Novack, D: Kim Manners
Chapter One-"Rub a Dub Dub Watch Out For The Tub"
Chapter Two-"A Day At The Beach"
Brisco, Bowler, and Socrates attend a bounty hunter convention
to pool ideas about catching John Bly.
17. Fountain of Youth 1/14/94
W: Kate Baker, D: Michael Caffey
Chapter One-"Boiling Point"
Chapter Two-"Future Shock"
Nothing is quite as it appears to be when Brisco and Bowler respond to
what they think is a message from Prof. Coles and end up on a
collision course with John Bly.
18. Hard Rock 2/04/94
W: John McNamara, D: Joe Scanlon
Chapter One-"A Grizzly Situation"
Chapter Two-"Hondo Accord"
Brisco and Bowler arrive in Hard Rock, where the sheriff seems a lot like
Elvis. Introduces new sidekick Whip Morgan.
19. The Brooklyn Dodgers 2/11/94
W: Don Marcus, D: Kim Manners
Chapter One-"Heavy Metal"
Chapter Two-"Top o' the World, Ma"
Brisco and Lord Bowler escort two orphans set to inherit a fortune across
California. Socrates learns that the kid's mother is, in fact, alive.
20. Bye Bly 2/18/94
W: Carlton Cuse, D: Kim Manners
Chapter One:"As Time Goes Bly"
Chapter Two:"Bye Bly"
A naked time traveller from the future warns Brisco that Bly is about to
escape from his orb prison and that he has to stop him to save the world.
21. Ned Zed 3/11/94
W: Jeffery Boam, D: Bryan Spicer
Chapter One-"I'll Be Sawing You in All the Old Familiar Places "
Chapter Two-"When All is Zed and Done"
Brisco tries to thwart Ned Zed, a notorius robber, after a new and
supposedly theft proof bank opens.
22. Stagecoach 4/01/94
W: Jeffery Vlaming, D: Felix Alcala
Chapter One-"Babe Scoping"
Chapter Two-"A Kiss Before Dying"
Brisco and Bowler transport a spy (Emma Steed) to Mexico.
23. Wild Card 4/08/94
W: Kern & Wirth, D: Larry Shaw
Chapter One-"Magnum Force"
Chapter Two-"House of Cards"
Dixie's sister becomes a mob target when she resists their plan to
take over her Reno nightclub.
24. And Baby Makes 3 4/22/94
W: Tracy Friedman, D: Kevin Bright
Chapter One-"Missed Carriage of Justice"
Chapter Two-"Up Hutter's Creek Without a Paddle"
Brisco has a personal vendetta against a warlord who intends to
kidnap the infant heir to the Chinese throne.
25. Bad Luck Betty 4/29/94
W: Blake & Jackson, D: Joe Scanlon
Chapter One-"It Only Hearse When I Laugh"
Chapter Two-"A Grave Situation"
Brisco and Bowler join forces with a clumsy female deputy to save
Socrates from the threatening ghost of an undertaker.
26. High Treason Part 1 5/13/94
W: Kern, Wirth, Tom Chehak & Carlton Cuse, D: Kim Manners
Chapter One-"The Unprofessionals"
Chapter Two-"Better Luck in the Next World"
Brisco and Bowler are put on trial for Treason.
27. High Treason Part 2 5/20/94
W: Kern, Wirth, Tom Chehak & Carlont Cuse, D: Joe Scanlon
Chapter One-"Heaven Can Wait"
Chapter Two-"Life After Death"
A "superposse" is on the trail of Brisco and Bowler, who have been
convicted of treason.
Brisco County Airings
(I'm not completely sure of some of the Sunday night airings)
Air Date Ep # Title
8/27/93 1 Pilot
8/29/93 1R Pilot (Sunday Night)
9/03/93 2 The Orb Scholar
9/05/93(?) 2R The Orb Scholar
9/10/93 3 No Man's Land
9/17/93 4 Brisco In Jalisco
9/24/93 5 Socrates' Sister
10/01/93 6 Riverboat
10/03/93(?) 6R Riverboat
10/08/93 7 Pirates
10/10/93 7R Pirates
10/15/93 8 Senior Spirit
10/22/93 9 Brisco for the Defense
10/29/93 10 Showdown
11/05/93 11 Deep in the Heart of Dixie
11/12/93 12 Crystal Hawks
11/19/93 13 Steel Horses
12/03/93 3R No Man's Land
12/10/93 14 Mail Order Brides
12/17/93 15 AKA Kansas
12/24/93 4R Brisco in Jalisco
12/31/93 5R Socrates' Sister
1/07/94 16 Bounty Hunter's Convention
1/14/94 17 Fountain of Youth
1/21/94 6R Riverboat
2/04/94 18 Hard Rock
2/11/94 19 The Brooklyn Dodgers
2/18/94 20 Bye Bly
2/20/94 12R Crystal Hawks (Sunday showing)
2/25/94 [pre-empted for "Hot Shots"]
3/04/94 8R Senior Spirit
3/08/94 12R Crystal Hawks (8 pm ET/PT Tuesday)
3/11/94 21 Ned Zed
3/18/94 11R Deep in the Heart of Dixie
3/25/94 15R AKA Kansas
4/01/94 22 Stagecoach
4/08/94 23 Wild Card
4/15/94 13R Steel Horses
4/22/94 24 And Baby Makes 3
4/29/94 25 Bad Luck Betty
5/06/94 [pre-empted by UFO Special]
5/13/94 26 High Treason Part 1
5/20/94 27 High Treason Part 2
5/27/94 9R Brisco For the Defense
6/03/94 14R Mail Order Brides
6/10/94 7R Pirates!
6/17/94 16R Bounty Hunter's Convention
[Moving to Sunday nights]
Thanks to the following for help in compiling this guide:
Rita E. Owen
w/d from listing posted by ez041349