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Season 1

  • SPECIAL 0x3 Working with Veronica Cartwright

    • NBC

    Interviews with the Daniel Boone cast (DVD special feature)

  • S01E01 Ken-Tuck-E

    • September 24, 1964
    • NBC

    George Washington sends Daniel and Yadkin into ""Ken-Tuck-E,"" the ""dark and bloody"" hunting ground of four Indian nations, to find a site for a fort. Once they arrive, they encounter representatives of two of those four nations -- Shawnee warriors chasing a lone Cherokee warrior. Daniel helps drive the Shawnee away, and the grateful Cherokee, Mingo, returns the favor by showing Daniel and Yad an ideal location to build their fort. Yad returns east while Daniel remains with Mingo to explore the country.

  • S01E02 Tekawitha McLeod

    • October 1, 1964
    • NBC

    A man called Flathead Joseph kidnaps the adopted daughter of a Cherokee chief and offers her to the Boonesborough settlers in exchange for a jug of rum. When it's revealed that the girl is in reality white, Daniel purchases her freedom. Then the Cherokee arrive on the scene and want to take the girl back to live with them. Some of the settlers do not agree that she should return but the girl herself wants to go

  • S01E03 My Brother's Keeper

    • October 8, 1964
    • NBC

    Yadkin is seriously wounded in a Indian ambush and insists that the Indian who wounded him was none other than Mingo.

  • S01E04 The Family Fluellen

    • October 22, 1964
    • NBC

    Boone invites a widow (Bethel Leslie) and her hungry brood to town, but one of the children steals a telescope.

  • S01E05 The Choosing

    • October 29, 1964
    • NBC

    British soldiers and Indians surround Jemima as she tries to help Boone, wounded in the wilderness.

  • S01E06 Lac Duquesne

    • November 5, 1964
    • NBC

    Boone chases a river pirate (Emile Genest) who plans to sell a load of stolen arms to Shawnees.

  • S01E07 The Sound of Wings

    • November 12, 1964
    • NBC

    A British officer (Michael Rennie) captures Boone then impersonates him to win Indian allies; guest Frank DeKova

  • S01E08 A Short Walk to Salem

    • November 19, 1964
    • NBC

    Israel becomes lost in the woods after fur thieves ambush him, Boone and Yadkin.

  • S01E09 The Sisters O'Hannrahan

    • December 3, 1964
    • NBC

    Yadkin's trickery leaves Boone the unexpected, and unwilling, owner of indentured Irish sisters (Fay Spain, Nina Shipman).

  • S01E10 Pompey

    • December 10, 1964
    • NBC

    A bondsman (Peter Whitney) insists on returning a runaway slave (Brock Peters) unshackled by Boone.

  • S01E11 Mountain of the Dead

    • December 17, 1964
    • NBC

    A dream about a man whom Daniel thought was dead is followed by the appearance of three men at his door demanding that he take them to the site of a bloody Native American massacre.

  • S01E12 Not in Our Stars

    • December 31, 1964
    • NBC

    Mingo plans to do more than protest a new treaty when he and Boone visit Virginia's governor general (Walter Pidgeon)

  • S01E13 The Hostages

    • January 7, 1965
    • NBC

    A band of Senecas kidnap Rebecca and ransack the Boone cabin. The unusual thing about this little group is that they are led by a white Tory officer.

  • S01E14 The Returning

    • January 14, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone cannot believe a boyhood friend (Pat Hingle) murdered three Cherokee youths.

  • S01E15 The Prophet

    • January 21, 1965
    • NBC

    A Shawnee prophet (John Russell) predicts massacre for the settlers of Boonesborough; guest Patricia Huston.

  • S01E16 The First Stone

    • January 28, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone befriends a mother (Geraldine Brooks) and son (Kurt Russell), but learns the woman is accused of witchcraft.

  • S01E17 A Place of 1000 Spirits

    • February 4, 1965
    • NBC

    While hunting, the Boones meet a delirious British officer (Macdonald Carey) pursued by vengeful Shawnees.

  • S01E18 The Sound of Fear

    • February 11, 1965
    • NBC

    A condemned bounty hunter (Dan Duryea) who escaped from a military convoy takes the Boones hostage.

  • S01E19 The Price of Friendship

    • February 18, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone assists a boy hanging by his feet from a tree (Kurt Russell) and winds up at the mercy of a larcenous clan; guests Lloyd Nolan, Lane Bradford.

  • S01E20 The Quietists

    • February 25, 1965
    • NBC

    A Quaker family refuses to fight until Indians kidnap a daughter; guests Alexander Scourby, Jay Silverheels.

  • S01E21 The Devil's Four

    • March 4, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone commands four criminals recruited by Yadkin to haul frieght to Boonesborough; guests Sean McClory, Gordon Jump.

  • S01E22 The Reunion

    • March 11, 1965
    • NBC

    Timothy Patrick Bryan shows up in Boonesborough looking for his long lost daughter, Rebecca Boone. Rebecca wants nothing to do with the man because he abandoned her family when she was a child.

  • S01E23 The Ben Franklin Encounter

    • March 18, 1965
    • NBC

    After returning from a trip to Virginia, Daniel and Mingo tell via flashback how they met the legendary Benjamin Franklin and almost got themselves shanghaied to England in the process.

  • S01E24 Four-Leaf Clover

    • March 25, 1965
    • NBC

    An idealistic schoolteacher (George Gobel) incites Boonesborough's wrath by giving gunpowder to the Shawnees.

  • S01E25 Cain's Birthday (1)

    • April 1, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone seems guilty of betrayal when he allows Choctaws to capture the town's men

  • S01E26 Cain's Birthday (2)

    • April 8, 1965
    • NBC

    Lacking water and powder, the women and children of Boonesborough seem easy prey for attacking Choctaws.

  • S01E27 Daughter of the Devil

    • April 15, 1965
    • NBC

    Superstition runs rampant in Boonesborough when two mysterious travelers arrive and are followed by the appearance of a deadly panther.

  • S01E28 Doll of Sorrow

    • April 22, 1965
    • NBC

    Israel accidentally startles a passing peddler's horse and his goods are ruined. Daniel agrees to compensate Seth Jannings for his loss, but matters are complicated when Jannings steals a sacred mourning doll from the wife of a Native American chief and plans to hold it for ransom. Knowing that this could lead to major hostilities with the Native Americans, Daniel puts his own neck on the line to retrieve the doll from Jannings.

  • S01E29 The Courtship of Jericho Jones

    • April 29, 1965
    • NBC

    Jericho Jones kidnaps a Creek princess and elopes with her. Needless to say, this event causes considerable disruption of settler-Native American relations.

Season 2

  • S02E01 Empire of the Lost

    • September 16, 1965
    • NBC

    Daniel receives a major surprise upon his return from a journey when British Colonel Worthing orders Boonesborough to be evacuated. He says it's because he's battling a Native American rebellion but Daniel suspects otherwise.

  • S02E02 The Tortoise and the Hare

    • September 23, 1965
    • NBC

    Boonesborough loses hope of winning an annual race when Boone sprains his ankle, until Jericho steps in.

  • S02E03 The Mound Builders

    • September 30, 1965
    • NBC

    A chief (Henry Silva) of a long-dead Aztec tribe enters the Shawnees Valley of Death; guest Simon Oakland.

  • S02E04 My Name Is Rawls

    • October 7, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone pursues a runaway slave (Rafer Johnson) stealing pelts to earn passage to Africa; guest Michael Conrad.

  • S02E05 The Old Man and the Cave

    • October 14, 1965
    • NBC

    Israel violates a burial ritual when he rescues an aged Indian (Cyril Delevanti) from death in a cave; guest Val Avery.

  • S02E06 The Trek

    • October 21, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone first respects, then likes, a drunkard sought for burning an Indian village.

  • S02E07 The Aaron Burr Story

    • October 28, 1965
    • NBC

    Disgraced Vice President Aaron Burr arrives in Boonesborough looking for a guide to the mouth of the Cumberland River. Daniel smells a rat and declines but young Jericho Jones agrees to undertake the task.

  • S02E08 Cry of Gold

    • November 4, 1965
    • NBC

    Two scumbag land developers hire English boxing champion Thomas Cromwell to dispose of Daniel in a prizefight so they can buy up Boonesborough property.

  • S02E09 The Peace Tree

    • November 11, 1965
    • NBC

    A Scottish emigrant, a Cherokee chief s son and Israel try to prevent a war between settlers and Indians.

  • S02E10 The Thanksgiving Story

    • November 25, 1965
    • NBC

    Boone s eccentric father-in-law (John McIntire) concocts a Thanksgiving Day plan to prevent a Choctaw attack.

  • S02E11 A Rope for Mingo

    • December 2, 1965
    • NBC

    Vigilantes stalk Mingo after his knife falls into the hands of a Cherokee who murders a trader s family.

  • S02E12 The First Beau

    • December 9, 1965
    • NBC

    Feelings for Jemima make a dashing young outlaw (Fabian) consider reforming.

  • S02E13 The Perilous Journey

    • December 16, 1965
    • NBC

    Daniel and Rebecca finally get to take a long delayed honeymoon but it gets interrupted by an officer of the Continental Army with a confidential message for Daniel to deliver to New Orleans.

  • S02E14 The Christmas Story

    • December 23, 1965
    • NBC

    On a cold Christmas Eve, hungry Boonesborough awaits the birth of an Indian child who could reconcile two tribes.

  • S02E15 The Tamarack Massacre Affair

    • December 30, 1965
    • NBC

    The sister of a British officer lies that she narrowly escaped an Indian massacre; Boone must avert war.

  • S02E16 Gabriel

    • January 6, 1966
    • NBC

    A Spanish military expedition chasing a French revolutionary mistakes Boone for its quarry; guests Cesar Romero, Mike Mazurki.

  • S02E17 Seminole Territory

    • January 13, 1966
    • NBC

    After Seminoles hail him a god, a magician lets his power go to his head; guests Diane Ladd, Leonard Nimoy.

  • S02E18 The Deserter

    • January 20, 1966
    • NBC

    A bounty hunter seeking Army deserters learns one of his captives is valuable Boone.

  • S02E19 Crisis by Fire

    • January 27, 1966
    • NBC

    A former Continental Army officer (George Sanders) uses a smallpox threat to raise troops against Indians.

  • S02E20 The Gun

    • February 3, 1966
    • NBC

    Boone heads to Pennsylvania to have a new gun made, but meets two scoundrels seeking a guide to the Mississippi.

  • S02E21 The Prisoners

    • February 10, 1966
    • NBC

    Three escaped Army prisoners, seeking revenge on a former commander, pressure Boone by seizing his children.

  • S02E22 The Fifth Man

    • February 17, 1966
    • NBC

    Boone and his party endure hardship to blow up a bridge between the advancing British and Fort Wayne.

  • S02E23 The Gun-Barrel Highway

    • February 24, 1966
    • NBC

    Daniel tries to avert bloodshed between the Shawnee and road builders who have started building through tribal hunting grounds in direct violation of a treaty.

  • S02E24 The Search

    • March 3, 1966
    • NBC

    An ambush on the way to New Orleans leaves Boone in possession of a famous pirate s journal.

  • S02E25 Fifty Rifles

    • March 10, 1966
    • NBC

    Cashiered British Army officer William Blount steals a shipment of 50 rifles and plans to trade them to the hostile Shawnee in return for a tract of land.

  • S02E26 The Trap

    • March 17, 1966
    • NBC

    Renegades take Israel hostage when they find him and injured Mingo in the forest; guest Lloyd Bochner.

  • S02E27 The Accused

    • March 24, 1966
    • NBC

    Mingo arranges a prison break to free Boone after a couple frames him for murder; guest Joanna Moore.

  • S02E28 Cibola

    • March 31, 1966
    • NBC

    A man (Royal Dano) finds only danger when he seeks a fabled city of gold; guest Alejandro Rey.

  • S02E29 The High Cumberland (1)

    • April 14, 1966
    • NBC

    This two-part episode deals with the early years of Daniel Boone's life and how he met both Rebecca and Mingo. It also re-writes things a bit from the show's premiere episode as to how he first settled in Kentucky and first encountered the Oxford educated Cherokee.

  • S02E30 The High Cumberland (2)

    • April 21, 1966
    • NBC

    In the conclusion of this two-part episode detailing the early years of Daniel Boone's life he must lead a party of settlers through a canyon and take a stand against pursuers who want their precious supplies all the while defeating rival Jim Santee for the affections of one Rebecca Bryan.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Dan'l Boone Shot a B'ar

    • September 15, 1966
    • NBC

    Boone faces a killer bear and the man (Slim Pickens) who has sworn vengeance on the animal; guest Dick Foran.

  • S03E02 The Allegiances

    • September 22, 1966
    • NBC

    Mingo struggles with his divided heritage when an Indian council announces the British will help recapture Indian land.

  • S03E03 Goliath

    • September 29, 1966
    • NBC

    Fearing three vengeful brothers, Otis spends money given to him for draft horses on a husky slave (Woody Strode).

  • S03E04 Grizzly

    • October 6, 1966
    • NBC

    Israel helps clear a wild-looking mountain man (Jeff York), accused of murdering a man who refused to pay a debt.

  • S03E05 First in War, First in Peace

    • October 13, 1966
    • NBC

    Washington visits in answer to a letter from Boone, who never wrote to him; guest Michael Rennie.

  • S03E06 Run a Crooked Mile

    • October 20, 1966
    • NBC

    Israel is taken captive so Boone will help steal a war hero s body and then extort money from the family.

  • S03E07 The Matchmaker

    • October 27, 1966
    • NBC

    Boone and Mingo agree to transport an unwilling Creek princess to an arranged wedding with a Shawnee.

  • S03E08 Onatha

    • November 3, 1966
    • NBC

    Boone employs a mastodon s skeleton to fight two slave traders seeking runaway slaves; guest Raymond St. Jacques.

  • S03E09 The Loser's Race

    • November 10, 1966
    • NBC

    Daniel must haul ass from Boonesborough to Williamsburg in order to pay a delinquent land tax but the man traveling with him has been hired to make sure he never reaches his destination.

  • S03E10 The Enchanted Gun

    • November 17, 1966
    • NBC

    A Shawnee faces danger when he believes in the magic of a gun given to him by Boone for saving Israel s life.

  • S03E11 Requiem for Craw Green

    • December 1, 1966
    • NBC

    Mingo masquerades as white to help an Indian boy condemned by the bigoted head (Jeffrey Hunter) of a settlement.

  • S03E12 The Lost Colony

    • December 8, 1966
    • NBC

    A buckskin-clad girl (Kathryn Walsh) leads Boone to a lost colony of settlers in a valley feared by Indians.

  • S03E13 River Passage

    • December 15, 1966
    • NBC

    Boone fights a dishonest boatman (Leif Erickson) and Shawnee to deliver gunpowder to Boonesborough; guest Jim Davis.

  • S03E14 When a King Is a Pawn

    • December 22, 1966
    • NBC

    Boone and Israel foil a plot to grab a French prince and send him back to a revolutionary tribunal.

  • S03E15 The Symbol

    • December 29, 1966
    • NBC

    An impoverished nobleman (Ricardo Montalban) acquires the Liberty Bell and decides to sell it to the British.

  • S03E16 The Williamsburg Cannon (1)

    • January 12, 1967
    • NBC

    Virginia Governor Patrick Henry recruits Daniel and Mingo to help with the transportation of a heavy cannon to Continental troops on the frontier. In order to reach their destination they must travel through hundreds of miles of enemy infested territory.

  • S03E17 The Williamsburg Cannon (2)

    • January 19, 1967
    • NBC

    The British set a trap for Daniel and his small band hauling a heavy cannon to Continental forces on the Western frontier.

  • S03E18 The Wolf Man

    • January 26, 1967
    • NBC

    As Boonesborough awaits a slavery vote, a frontiersman struggles to protect his pet wolf from townspeople.

  • S03E19 The Jasper Ledbedder Story

    • February 2, 1967
    • NBC

    Jasper Ledbedder arrives on the scene with a sad tale of woe about hostile Shawnees abducting his family. Daniel and Mingo accompany Jasper deep into Shawnee territory but then discover the real object of the journey.

  • S03E20 When I Became a Man, I Put Away Childish Things

    • February 9, 1967
    • NBC

    Israel runs away with his pet fawn when Boone says the destructive animal, too tame to set free, must be killed.

  • S03E21 The Long Way Home

    • February 16, 1967
    • NBC

    Boone sets out to recapture a prisoner, an educated black accused of murdering an Indian chief.

  • S03E22 The Young Ones

    • February 23, 1967
    • NBC

    An orphan (Kurt Russell), determined to keep his family together, causes trouble for rescuer Boone.

  • S03E23 Delo Jones

    • March 2, 1967
    • NBC

    Happy go lucky woodsman Delo Jones arrives in Boonesborough carrying a big secret: he's on the run from a murder charge. Daniel discovers his secret and prepares to turn him over to a pursuing posse but Delo swears that the officer in charge of the posse is the real killer.

  • S03E24 The Necklace

    • March 9, 1967
    • NBC

    Daniel heads for New Orleans carrying a pearl necklace that will exonerate a wrongfully convicted man but his journey is imperiled by three no-talent assclowns who are determined to steal the necklace.

  • S03E25 Fort West Point

    • March 23, 1967
    • NBC

    Boone and Mingo try to stop the commandant of West Point from selling the fort to the British.

  • S03E26 Bitter Mission

    • March 30, 1967
    • NBC

    A traitor s (Simon Oakland) plan to profit from war with the Spanish backfires; guest Cesar Romero.

  • S03E27 Take the Southbound Stage

    • April 6, 1967
    • NBC

    Rebecca decides to help Boone rescue President John Adams from kidnappers.

  • S03E28 The Fallow Land

    • April 13, 1967
    • NBC

    After fur-trappers break a treaty, a Cherokee chief s hotheaded son tries to start a war.

Season 4

  • S04E01 The Ballad of Sidewinder and the Cherokee

    • September 14, 1967
    • NBC

    Boone and wounded Mingo ask a river pirate (Forrest Tucker) to help retrieve furs from a thief (Victor Buono).

  • S04E02 The Ordeal of Israel Boone

    • September 21, 1967
    • NBC

    Israel must call upon all he has learned to save Boone from a rattlesnake bite; guest Jim Davis.

  • S04E03 The Renegade

    • September 28, 1967
    • NBC

    An Indian jailed for murder escapes and comes to take revenge on witness Boone and recover his son from settlers.

  • S04E04 Tanner

    • October 5, 1967
    • NBC

    Israel helps a starving outcast who is haunted by memories of the Shawnee murdering his parents.

  • S04E05 Beaumarchais

    • October 12, 1967
    • NBC

    Boone guides a French ally, masquerading as an actor, who is traveling to Roanoke to buy guns for the Continental Army.

  • S04E06 The King's Shilling

    • October 19, 1967
    • NBC

    A father takes a soldier hostage to force British troops to free his rebel son; guest Barbara Hershey.

  • S04E07 The Inheritance

    • October 26, 1967
    • NBC

    Strange happenings greet Rebecca and Israel when they visit a seaside house left to Rebecca by her uncle.

  • S04E08 The Traitor

    • November 2, 1967
    • NBC

    Sentenced to death by the British, Boone will be spared if he rescues a colonel s daughter from Shawnee.

  • S04E09 The Value of a King

    • November 9, 1967
    • NBC

    A slavehunter (James Gregory) chains Boone with a group of escaped slaves then is attacked by Shawnee.

  • S04E10 The Desperate Raid

    • November 16, 1967
    • NBC

    Boone teaches a lieutenant about backwoods fighting during an attack on a British cannon installation.

  • S04E11 The Spanish Horse

    • November 23, 1967
    • NBC

    A boy (Michael Burns), whose father was killed by Indians, faces the loss of his beloved horse; guest Henry Jones.

  • S04E12 Chief Mingo

    • December 7, 1967
    • NBC

    The murder of a Cherokee chief, perhaps by a bigoted trapper, makes Mingo temporary head of the tribe.

  • S04E13 The Secret Code

    • December 14, 1967
    • NBC

    Ottawas capture Boone while he is trying to free a code expert from the British, then plan to torture him to death.

  • S04E14 A Matter of Blood

    • December 28, 1967
    • NBC

    A Delaware (Adrienne Hayes), raised by a white planter, must prove herself a worthy tribal leader.

  • S04E15 The Scrimshaw Ivory Chart

    • January 4, 1968
    • NBC

    A crow switches a rock for Israel s silver coin and leads him to a pirate (Jim Backus) seeking treasure.

  • S04E16 The Imposter

    • January 18, 1968
    • NBC

    Mingo masquerades as a British major (Harold Gould) to steal a shipment of rapid-firing rifles.

  • S04E17 The Witnesses

    • January 25, 1968
    • NBC

    A killer (John Carradine) terrorizes witnesses Israel and friends into silence; guest Virginia Gregg.

  • S04E18 The Flaming Rocks

    • February 1, 1968
    • NBC

    Daniel, Mingo, and pal Jeremiah intercede to prevent reprisals when a stubborn Welshman begins mining coal from Tuscarora land

  • S04E19 Then Who Will They Hang from the Yardarm If Willy Gets Away?

    • February 8, 1968
    • NBC

    Israel befriends an accused British mutineer pursued by a shipmate (Wilfrid Hyde-White) sought for two murders.

  • S04E20 The Spanish Fort

    • February 15, 1968
    • NBC

    Boone lets the Spanish capture him as part of a plan to blow up a partially completed Virginia fort.

  • S04E21 Hero's Welcome

    • February 22, 1968
    • NBC

    Boone helps an old friend (Charles Drake) who lost his son because his neighbors think him a coward.

  • S04E22 Orlando, the Prophet

    • February 29, 1968
    • NBC

    The Boones befriend a scheming medicine man s (Hans Conried) Gypsy bondservant (Anthony Alda).

  • S04E23 The Far Side of Fury

    • March 7, 1968
    • NBC

    Believing his son dead, Gideon takes revenge on Boone by stealing Israel.

  • S04E24 Nightmare

    • March 14, 1968
    • NBC

    One of the better episodes of the series is this tale about Daniel, Israel, and Rebecca's efforts to elude a group of bloodthirsty Shawnees on their way home to Boonesborough.

  • S04E25 Thirty Pieces of Silver

    • March 28, 1968
    • NBC

    Daniel and Mingo are on a secret mission to deliver guns to the settlers but Amos Fargo plans to buy his indentured sister's freedom by selling them out to a gang of renegades who are after the guns.

  • S04E26 Faith's Way

    • April 4, 1968
    • NBC

    A schoolteacher has the uncanny ability to communicate with animals. Unfortunately, Native Americans believe she is a witch responsible for the forays of a marauding panther.

Season 5

  • S05E01 Be Thankful for the Fickleness of Women

    • September 19, 1968
    • NBC

    Josh buys a pretty bondservant (Brooke Bundy), then may have to marry her when she falls for him.

  • S05E02 The Blackbirder

    • October 3, 1968
    • NBC

    A bounty hunter seeking a naval deserter is tricked into capturing Boone s friend Gideon as an escaped slave.

  • S05E03 The Dandy

    • October 10, 1968
    • NBC

    Daniel tries to educate a young fop in the ways of a woodsman as a favor to an old friend. This one could take a while especially when a band of Shawnees get on their trail.

  • S05E04 The Fleeing Nuns

    • October 24, 1968
    • NBC

    On the way to New Orleans, Boone and a friend help two nuns, then learn one is an aristocrat fleeing the French Revolution.

  • S05E05 The Plague That Came to Ford's Run

    • October 31, 1968
    • NBC

    Josh returns to his hometown to visit a friend but finds the community a wreck and his friend missing.

  • S05E06 The Bait

    • November 7, 1968
    • NBC

    A woman (Lois Nettleton) and her boyfriend (Skip Ward) rob Boone s stagecoach and steal his tax money.

  • S05E07 Big, Black and Out There

    • November 14, 1968
    • NBC

    A former slave (Yaphet Kotto), adopted by Indians, terrorizes and robs Boonesborough.

  • S05E08 Flag of Truce

    • November 21, 1968
    • NBC

    An Army general plans to use Boone as bait in a trap for the frontiersman s friend, a Wyandot chief.

  • S05E09 The Valley of the Sun

    • November 28, 1968
    • NBC

    Poor ole Josh Clements gets into a mess again when he becomes separated from Daniel during a deer hunt. He's captured by a nutty Englishman who has discovered a lost Aztec treasure and will do anything to protect his find from outsiders.

  • S05E10 The Patriot

    • December 5, 1968
    • NBC

    John Gist, a former Loyalist who has been living in exile in Canada, returns to Boonesborough. His presence re-opens a lot of old wounds from the Revolutionary War especially with his own son who fought against the British.

  • S05E11 The Return of Sidewinder

    • December 12, 1968
    • NBC

    Daniel does battle once again with his friendly enemy, Joe Snag, who has taken to robbing freight wagons with a gang that calls themselves the Cumberland Buckaroos.

  • S05E12 Minnow for a Shark

    • January 2, 1969
    • NBC

    Israel becomes involved in the theft of the King's dispatch box when he travels to Virginia with Daniel and Rebecca.

  • S05E13 To Slay a Giant

    • January 9, 1969
    • NBC

    When Gideon is accused of murder, Daniel must clear him quickly before some of the settlers turn into a lynch mob.

  • S05E14 A Tall Tale of Prater Beasely

    • January 16, 1969
    • NBC

    Prater Beaseley is a wandering minstrel and teller of tall tales who travels with an invisible bear. Prater and his invisible bear try to help a crippled boy learn self-reliance.

  • S05E15 Copperhead Izzy

    • January 30, 1969
    • NBC

    In this re-telling of Oliver Twist, Israel visits his uncle in Williamsburg and becomes involved with a group of orphans who are forced to steal for their living by the Fagin-like Dr. Samuel Morton.

  • S05E16 Three Score and Ten

    • February 6, 1969
    • NBC

    An aging gunsmith tries to prove to himself and others that he can still be useful but then he's captured by the Shawnee who want him to assemble rifles for them to use against the Boonesborough settlers.

  • S05E17 Jonah

    • February 13, 1969
    • NBC

    Josh's late uncle, who wanted him to give up his carefree ways, leaves him an inheritance--a plot of land near Boonesborough and an educated slave named Jonah. Josh, who doesn't believe in slavery, frees Jonah but he refuses to leave until he's made a proper gentleman out of Josh. Needless to say, Jonah's plow is in the hard ground especially when Josh enters him into a prizefight without asking.

  • S05E18 Bickford's Bridge

    • February 20, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel's orders from the Continental Army are to destroy all bridges in the path of the advancing British but stubborn James Bickford and his sons have rebuilt their bridge and refuse to let it be destroyed again.

  • S05E19 A Touch of Charity

    • February 27, 1969
    • NBC

    Jimmy McGill wants to win the hand of lovely Miss Charity Brown and asks Daniel and Cincinnatus for a bit of help.

  • S05E20 For Want of a Hero

    • March 6, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel, Rebecca, and Israel become involved in the scheme of five soldiers who survived a massacre to steal an Army payroll.

  • S05E21 Love and Equity

    • March 13, 1969
    • NBC

    Prater Beasley returns to Boonesborough to help some farmers with a drought and ends up defending himself on charges of witchcraft after a "love potion" he gave to two buffoonish brothers fails to work.

  • S05E22 The Allies

    • March 27, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel, Cully, and Mason Pruitt race to intercept a British convoy carrying weapons and whiskey to their Native American allies but their horses are stolen by a family of ne'er-do-wells.

  • S05E23 A Man Before His Time

    • April 3, 1969
    • NBC

    Young Luke Slater swears to avenge the self-defense killing of his father by Daniel's friend Ben

  • S05E24 For a Few Rifles

    • April 10, 1969
    • NBC

    Israel is snatched by a band of Native Americans who want twenty rifles in exchange for releasing the boy

  • S05E25 Sweet Molly Malone

    • April 17, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel and Rebecca are matchmaking again. This time it's for Molly Malone and tinker Herman Bloedel.

  • S05E26 A Pinch of Salt

    • May 1, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel and artist David Scott are on a land survey and become drawn up in the love spat between a rifle-wielding woman and a domineering hulk of a man.

Season 6

  • S06E01 A Very Small Rifle

    • September 18, 1969
    • NBC

    Johnny Appleseed acts as a peacemaker between the settlers and the Cherokee when a young Cherokee is accidentally shot by a young settler.

  • S06E02 The Road to Freedom

    • October 2, 1969
    • NBC

    Israel helps slaves George and Jimmy Hill escape from their owners.

  • S06E03 Benvenuto... Who?

    • October 9, 1969
    • NBC

    Josh becomes involved once again with a scheming woman who hides a stolen diamond inside his guitar to keep her co-horts in crime from finding it.

  • S06E04 The Man

    • October 16, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel must disable a British cannon which threatens to sink a Patriot detachment coming up river. His only help comes from two assclowns, a British POW, and Gabe Cooper, an escaped slave who's now a Tuscarora chief.

  • S06E05 The Printing Press

    • October 23, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel and Israel travel to Philadelphia to obtain much-needed supplies for the Kentucky settlers but the British have decreed that supplies can only be bought with currency. Daniel then gets old friend Benjamin Franklin to print up a batch of counterfeit notes but this method doesn't seem very ethical to young Israel.

  • S06E06 The Traitor

    • October 30, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel guides the wife of a British commander to Fort Detroit to rendezvous with her husband who says he plans to surrender the fort to the Continentals.

  • S06E07 The Grand Alliance

    • November 13, 1969
    • NBC

    The Spaniards are planning an invasion of U.S. territory. Only Josh Clements, Gabe Cooper, and a Spanish pirate with a grudge against his government can save the day. Heaven help us all.

  • S06E08 Target Boone

    • November 20, 1969
    • NBC

    Adam Jarrett and his sons are after Daniel's hide. They blame him for the death of Adam's wife in a river boat accident which involved a boat on which Daniel was traveling.

  • S06E09 A Bearskin for Jamie Blue

    • November 27, 1969
    • NBC

    The Boones befriend young Jamie Blue, a young indentured servant who was born in prison and has been hardened by a lifetime of living in poverty. Can they melt Jamie's heart of stone?

  • S06E10 The Cache

    • December 4, 1969
    • NBC

    Josh is headed for Kentucky's highest hanging tree when a trapper is found knifed to death near his campsite. Even Daniel might not be a big enough man to get him out of this entanglement.

  • S06E11 The Terrible Tarbots

    • December 11, 1969
    • NBC

    Daniel and Gabe do battle with a trio of nasty assclowns who have taken Israel hostage and stolen a chest of Army gold they were transporting.

  • S06E12 Hannah Comes Home

    • December 25, 1969
    • NBC

    Hannah, a white woman captured by Indians in a raid 15 years before, is ransomed and returned to her husband in Boonesborough. The reunion is complicated by the fact that Hannah gave birth to a son during her captivity and he wants no part of the white man's world.

  • S06E13 An Angel Cried

    • January 8, 1970
    • NBC

    Josh once again finds himself in a full blown mess as he and a Catholic nun try to stay alive in hostile Native American territory.

  • S06E14 Perilous Passage

    • January 15, 1970
    • NBC

    Daniel and Gabe are joined by young Sam Weaver on their way homeward from a mission behind British lines. The only problem is that there's a bounty on their heads and someone appears to know the exact location of the route they're traveling back to Kentucky.

  • S06E15 The Sunshine Patriots

    • January 22, 1970
    • NBC

    Josh and Gabe resemble 18th century versions of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor when they bumble, stumble, and fumble their way through a spy mission in Williamsburg.

  • S06E16 Mama Cooper

    • February 5, 1970
    • NBC

    Gabe finds evidence that his mother is still alive and vows to find her and buy her freedom.

  • S06E17 Before the Tall Man

    • February 12, 1970
    • NBC

    Daniel and Rebecca are at it again playing matchmaker this time to hot tempered carpenter Tom Lincoln and idealistic Nancy Hanks. It's a rough road because Tom wants nothing to do with Nancy but if the two don't get together then a great American leader will not be born

  • S06E18 Run for the Money

    • February 19, 1970
    • NBC

    It's time for the annual footrace between the settlers and the Native Americans. Since Daniel has gotten a little long in the tooth when it comes to cross country running it's up to Cincinnatus to find another candidate. He finds one in fleet-footed slave Lucas Hunter but then learns that Lucas' brother will be running for the Native Americans.

  • S06E19 A Matter of Vengeance

    • February 26, 1970
    • NBC

    A man who lost his parents years before blames a scarred stranger.

  • S06E20 The Landlords

    • March 5, 1970
    • NBC

    Boone poses as a pirate to outwit a swindler (Lloyd Bochner) who sold simpleton brothers a deed to Boonesborough

  • S06E21 Readin', Ritin', and Revoltin'

    • March 12, 1970
    • NBC

    Israel joins forces with an Indian classmate to force the teaching of a course in Indian culture.

  • S06E22 Noblesse Oblige

    • March 26, 1970
    • NBC

    A cook (Philip Proctor) posing as a French prince falls in love in Boonesborough;

  • S06E23 The Homecoming

    • April 9, 1970
    • NBC

    Israel befriends an elderly Indian (David Opatoshu) plotting revenge for his tribe s near-extinction.

  • S06E24 Bringing Up Josh

    • April 16, 1970
    • NBC

    Josh Clements is in a spot once again when he becomes foster father to a pair of orphans. Widow Mary Spoon has had her sights set on marrying Josh for quite a while and insists that he cannot raise the two children properly without a mother figure--namely her.

  • S06E25 How to Become a Goddess

    • April 30, 1970
    • NBC

    The Onondaga tribe mistake Rebecca for a fabled red-haired goddess in their folklore.

  • S06E26 Israel and Love

    • May 7, 1970
    • NBC

    Israel finds first love with the daughter (Robin Mattson) of a flamboyant woodcarver (Tim O Connor).

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