First Aired: Feb. 10, 1967 on ABC
Season 1 » Episode #22 - Billy the Kid
Summary: The tunnel carries Doug and Tony forward over three centuries from Aztec Mexico to Lincoln, New Mexico early in 1881. There they meet William Bonney - the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid. Impulse and confusion soon have the pair on the wrong side of both Billy and the law in Lincoln! Worse, it will be hours until the Time Tunnel charges sufficiently to attempt another shift. Doug must keep Billy from killing him while Tony keeps his neck out of the noose until Project Tic Toc can help them...
Who appeared in this episode?
- The title refers to the American western outlaw Billy the Kid also known as William H. Bonney (birth name Henry McCarty). After his participation in the Lincoln Couty, New Mexico range wars in 1877, he traveled through Texas gaining a reputation as a gambler, outlaw and gun slinger. He was eventually caught by Pat Garrett who later killed him after an escape from jail. Billy the Kid did not gain notoriety until after his death when his story was told in a sensationalist biography.