I don’t know if this is the answer to what was wrong with Into Darkness, but…
Karen Wadsworth has the unique power of suggestion and believes she can use it to kill. You’ll recognize Joanne Linville of Star Trek Romulan commander fame.
A dragon lady injects three martial arts fighters with a serum that turns them into zombie-like assassins, and she sends them out against her enemies.
Cannonball McKay runs the local Wells Fargo Stage franchise and when there are a bunch of robberies the Lone Ranger becomes suspicious and must figure out who is bad and good.
In 1955, the same year the radio show ended, Sergeant Preston of the Yukon premiered as a television series. Its the story of a RCMP Mounty who has to solve crimes with the help of his trusty dog Yukon King. In this episode Sergeant Preston and Yukon king follow the story of Francois Val, a New Orleans chef with miles to go protecting his bank roll.
A man pretending to be a doctor holds up a train and escapes with a $500,000 payroll. The insurance company puts its best investigator, Charlie Norman, on the case to work. A pretty nifty film noir.