Fresh off the stagecoach from Harvard, Sheriff John Henry Hoyle faces an uphill battle in his quest to introduce the emerging science of forensics to an unruly Kansas town. Though the citizens of Great Bend, Kansas are generally unimpressed with Sheriff Hoyle's educational pedigree, they come to appreciate his sharp mind and sharper shooting as he and his reluctant Deputy Eli hunt down robbers, murderers, and the dangerous riffraff that have plagued the town for years.
When Honey’s long-lost fiancé surfaces in Great Bend, he challenges Hoyle to a duel when he learns of their ongoing “relations.” Meanwhile, things start to get more serious between Eli and Pearl.
The Temperance movement takes hold in Great Bend after a slew of alcohol-related deaths. However, when the saloon goes booze free, Honey resorts to selling “medicine” to keep the bar in business.
In the wake of a gruesome decapitation, Hoyle uses the latest in crime-fighting techniques to apprehend the killer, but when the evidence points in an unexpected direction, Hoyle must persuade the town to listen to science.
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When Frank James attempts to rob the Great Bend Bank, Hoyle and Eli save the day and jail the famous outlaw.