Stub, the Best Cowdog in the West (television) Television show; aired on December 8, 1974. Directed by Larry Lansburgh. A wild Brahma bull is endangering the herds, so a ranch owner and his daughter track him down. An Australian herding dog helps out, and years later its offspring are still active in the area. Stars Slim Pickens, Jay Sisler, Mike Hebert, Luann Beach. An updated version of the featurette Cow Dog (1956).