Elfego Baca (Episode 1): The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca (television) Television show; aired on October 3, 1958. Directed by Norman Foster. Tales of a gunman who became a lawyer in the Old West. In this first episode, Elfego is deputized to catch a rampaging cowboy, but this leads to problems with other cowboys in the area. Finally Elfego is named sheriff of Socorro. Stars Robert Loggia, Robert F. Simon, Lisa Montell, Nestor Paiva.