Texas John Slaughter (Episode 3): Killers from Kansas (television) Television show; aired on January 9, 1959. Directed by Harry Keller. Slaughter is wounded in a bank robbery, but still goes after the Barko gang that was responsible. They are finally trapped at Slaughter’s fiancée’s house, and she barely escapes. Stars Tom Tryon, Lyle Bettger, Beverly Garland, Norma Moore, Harry Carey, Jr., Judson Pratt, Don Haggerty.