This post is the next in my series of best TV shows of the 1950s and 1960s. I love this show Have Gun Will Travel.
For the third entry in this series about what I consider to be the best TV shows of the 1950s and 1960s, I want to mention a series that might not be as well known as the previous two I have discussed: Have Gun Will Travel. This western ran from 1957 to 1963 and starred Richard Boone as Paladin, the man with the gun for hire.
The name Paladin, which refers to medieval wandering knights was the working name of the main character, an educated man who charged for his services as a mercenary, except when he was defending or fighting for the poor or the week. I have been deeply interested in the legends and mythology of knights, and I suspect this is what triggered, if you forgive the pun, my fascination with this idea.
For me, the most important episode was in the first season:…
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