Season 5 Episodes (1968-69)

114 "Be Thankful for the Fickleness of Women" (#3003)

Original Air Date: 09-18-68

Written by Don Balluck
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Josh Clements is faced with the task of finding a husband for the pretty bondservant he bought by mistake -- or marrying her himself.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Jimmy Dean ............. Josh Clements
Brooke Bundy ............. Sarah
Sean McClory ............. Ephron Marsh
James Davidson ............. Bart Cooley
Tom Fadden ............. Sam Cooley
John Goddard ............. Simon
Peter Canon ............. Mathew
Jack Garner ............. Friend
Ollie O'Toole ............. Auctioneer
Pete Logan ............. 1st Bidder
James Kline ............. 2nd Bidder
George Berkeley ............. 1st Man




115 "The Blackbirder" (#3005)

Original Air Date: 10-03-68

Written by D. D. Beauchamp
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

A bounty hunter captures Daniel's friend, Gideon, mistaking him for an escaped slave. The situation worsens when Mason Pruitt, a seaman who is wanted for desertion from a slave ship, falsely identifies Gideon as being the escaped slave.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Don Pedro Colley ............. Gideon
Jim McMullan ............. Mason Pruitt
Timothy Carey ............. Lute Purdy



116 "The Dandy" (#3009)

Original Air Date: 10-10-68

Written by Merwin Gerard
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

As a favor to an old friend, Daniel takes on the responsibility of educating a young dandy in the ways of a woodsman.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
David Watson ............. David Grosvener Scott
Johnny Cardos ............. Longknife
Saundra Gayle ............. Calf Eye
Olan Soule ............. Clerk
Sheldon Allman ............. Scott
Ken Endoso ............. Black Fox
Nina Offer ............. Girl #1
Adele Wynn ............. Girl #2



117 "The Fleeing Nuns" (#3005)

Original Air Date: 10-24-68

Written by Irve Tunick, from a story by Patricia Falkenhagen
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Daniel, Josh, and Mason become involved in helping a French royal and her maid who are disguised as Catholic nuns. The two women are fleeting to escape from revolutionaries who intend to kill them.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Jimmy Dean ............. Josh Clements
Jim McMullan ............. Mason Pruitt
Kathleen Freeman ............. Berthe
Brioni Farrell ............. Louise
Maurice Marsac .............  
Marcel Hillaire ............. Pelletier
Richard Angarola ............. Monet



118 "The Plague that Came to Ford's Run" (#3004)

Original Air Date: 10-31-68

Written by Harold Medford
Directed by Fess Parker
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Jimmy Dean ............. Josh Clements
Charles Drake ............. Andy Wharton
Gail Kobe ............. Amanda Wharton
Ted White .............  
Kevin Hagen ............. Stokes
Richard Devon ............. Archer
Pete Logan .............  
Todd Roberts ............. Tim



119 "The Bait" (#3008)

Original Air Date: 11-07-68

Written by Raphael Hayes
Directed by Nathan Juran
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Skip Ward ............. Davey
Lois Nettleton ............. Sulie
James Daris ............. Matt
Robert Adler ............. Driver
Hank Patterson ............. Fiddler
Pera Malouf ............. Squaw
Kelly Thordson ............. Blackstone
Med Flory ............. Jubal



120 "Big, Black and Out There" (#3011)

Original Air Date: 11-14-68

Written by Harry Basch
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Gideon has conflicting loyalties as he and Daniel track a runaway slave, dressed as an Indian, who has been stealing from the settlers.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Don Pedro Colley ............. Gideon
Ezekial Williams ............. Little Dan'l
Yaphet Kotto ............. Luke
Harry Basch ............. Jesse Watts
Claude Johnson ............. Joe
Tom Drury ............. Lem
Art Jenoff ............. Charlie Bates



121 "A Flag of Truce" (#3001)

Original Air Date: 11-21-68

Written by Irve Tunick
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Daniel works to arrange a treaty between the Wyandot and the Army, not suspecting that General Grosscup plans arrest and hang the Wyandot Chief, who is a friend of Daniel's.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Mort Mills ............. General Grosscup
William Smith ............. Chief Campuits
H.M. Wynant ............. Major Howerton
Pilar Del Rey ............. Moranta
Mark Miranda ............. Towanga
Russ Conway ............. Secretary of War
Joe Jenckes ............. Lieutenant Wilson
David Farrow ............. Sentry



122 "The Valley of the Sun" (#3006)

Original Air Date:

Written by David Duncan, from a story by James Raker
Directed by Nathan Juran
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

When Daniel and Josh go their separate ways on a deer hunt, Josh is captured by a mad Englishman, posing as a butterfly collector, who will stop at nothing to protect his hoard of Aztec gold.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Jimmy Dean ............. Josh Clements
Mariette Hartley ............. Millie Boyd
Severn Darden ............. Sir Hubert Spencer



123 "The Patriot" (#3002)

Original Air Date: 12-05-68

Written by Melvin Levy
Directed by Fess Parker
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

When a former Royalist returns from exhile in Canada, his right to live in Boonesborough is challenged by his own son, who fought against the British.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Ford Rainey ............. John Gist
Teddy Eccles ............. Hal
Tom Lowell ............. Davy
John Anthony Epper ............. Charley Pete
Scott Perry ............. Sam
David Wendel ............. Morgan



124 "The Return of Sidewinder" (#3012)

Original Air Date: 12-12-68

Written by Melvin Levy
Directed by Nathan Juran
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Daniel's old river pirate friend, Joe Snag, has fallen on hard times and has taken to robbing freight wagons. Daniel must stop the robberies without betraying his friend to the King's Marshal.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Forrest Tucker ............. Joe Snag
Rex Holman ............. Davy Rock
Charles Dierkop ............. Dumas
Charles Picerni ............. Beetle
Bill Coontz ............. Pottle
Robert Cornthwaite ............. Sir Ives Wallace
Frederic Downs ............. Dewey
Joseph Perry ............. Kinch
Jackie Kahane ............. Doble
Bob Adler ............. Equerry



125 "Minnow for a Shark" (#3015)

Original Air Date: 01-02-69

Written by Nathan Juran
Directed by Nathan Juran
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

While Daniel and Israel are in Virginia, Israel becomes involved in the theft of the King's dispatch box.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Henry Jones ............. Jonas Morgan
Ivor Barry ............. Commodore Morrison
George Keymas ............. Portugee
Jack Bannon ............. Corporal
Morry Ogden ............. Sentry #1
Orwin Harvey ............. Sentry #2



126 "To Slay a Giant" (#3010)

Original Air Date: 01-09-69

Written by Arthur Browne, Jr.
Directed by Nathan Juran
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Daniel must clear Gideon of murder charges before the settlers turn into a lynch mob.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Don Pedro Colley ............. Gideon
Torin Thatcher ............. Cyrus and Enoch Black
Lee Jay Lambert ............. Hemit
Hy Chase ............. Hank
Chuck Bail ............. Luke
Ezekial Williams ............. Little Dan'l



127 "A Tall Tale of Prater Beasely" (#3014)

Original Air Date: 01-16-69

Written by Melvin Levy
Directed by George Marshall
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

A teller of tall tales and his invisible bear help a young crippled boy learn self-reliance.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Burl Ives ............. Prater Beasely
Rory Stevens ............. Joe Montgomery
Lyle Bettger ............. Joseph Montgomery
Jeff Donnell ............. Varna Montgomery
Willis Bouchey ............. Diben Rowley
John Spina ............. Kaw-Te-Gay-Be



128 "Copperhead Izzy" (#3013)

Original Air Date: 01-30-69

Written by David Duncan
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

While visiting Uncle Brian in Williamsburg, Israel becomes involved with a group of orphans who are forced to steal for their living.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Vincent Price ............. Dr. Thadeus Morton
Elena Verdugo ............. Violet Morton
J. Pat O'Malley ............. Uncle Brian
Sheldon Collins ............. Hoot Owl Tom
Butch Patrick ............. Black Cat Jack
Olan Soule ............. Silversmith
Randy Lane ............. Chicken Leg Pete
Natalie Core ............. Miss Hinch
Tom Drury ............. Station Agent
Danny Rees ............. Juggler



129 "Three Score and Ten" (#3016)

Original Air Date: 02-06-69

Written by Raphael Hayes
Directed by George Marshall
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

An old gunsmith proves to himself and to his younger friends, that he can still be a productive and useful person.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Burgess Meredith ............. Alex
James Wainwright ............. Cully
Paul Fix ............. Chief Great Bear
Warren Vanders ............. Ben
John McCann ............. Jesse
Luanne Roberts ............. Beulah
Clint Ritchie ............. Two Feathers



130 "Jonah" (#3018)

Original Air Date: 02-13-69

Written by D. D. Beauchamp
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Josh receives an inheritance from an uncle whose wishes for Josh to give up his care-free ways are made manifest in the will. He leaves Josh the title to a piece of land near Boonesborough and the ownership papers of one slave, an educated body servant, who has orders to make a respectable landowner out of his new master.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Jimmy Dean ............. Josh Clements
Yaphet Kotto ............. Jonah
Booth Colman ............. Whitmore
Sean McClory ............. Bartender
Warren Vanders ............. Ben
Joseph Perry ............. Tolliver
Sidney Clute ............. Homer
Michael Lane ............. Bear



131 "Bickford's Bridge" (#3017)

Original Air Date: 02-20-69

Written by Al Ramrus, John Shaner, and D.D.Beauchamp, from a story by Al Ramrus and John Shaner
Directed by Nathan Juran
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

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

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Simon Oakland ............. Bickford
Kurt Russell ............. Paul
Peter Jason ............. Clint
John Orchard ............. Sergeant Malcolm
Joe Jenckes ............. Corporal Barnes
Glen Wilder ............. Hawks
Bob Bass ............. Carpenter
Dick Butler ............. Sentry #1
Frank Orsatti ............. Sentry #2



132 "A Touch of Charity" (#3020)

Original Air Date: 02-27-69

Written by Judith Barrows
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

With help from Daniel, Jimmy McGill works to win the hand of the woman he loves.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
John Davidson ............. Jimmy McGill
Shelley Fabares ............. Charity
Donald Barry ............. Amos
Richard Peabody ............. Samuel Stone
Warren Vanders ............. Ben
Nelson Olmsted ............. Thaddeus King
Ollie O'Toole ............. Minister



133 "For Want of a Hero" (#3021)

Original Air Date: 03-06-69

Written by George F. Slavin and Stanley Adams
Directed by Lee Philips
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Five soldiers, survivors of an Indian attack on Fort Howard, involve the Boones in a crooked scheme to steal the Army payroll.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Richard Anderson ............. Sergeant Tim Rafferty
Arch Johnson ............. Private Hanks



134 "Love and Equity" (#3022)

Original Air Date: 03-13-69

Written by Melvin Levy
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Prater Beasely returns to help rid Boonesborough of a plague of groundsquirrels, but ends up defending himself against charges of witchcraft.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Burl Ives ............. Prater Beasely
Med Flory ............. Bingen
Victor French ............. Ess
Natalie Core ............. Mrs. Grace Cowles
Fran Ryan ............. Mrs. Jones
Liam Sullivan ............. Patrick Henry
Jimmy Bracken ............. Tab
Deborah Newman ............. Miss Favour
Ted White ............. Morse
Wilbur Plauger ............. Carl Cowles



135 "The Allies" (#3019)

Original Air Date: 03-27-69

Written by D.D. Beauchamp
Directed by George Marshall
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Daniel, Cully and Mason must destroy the bridge that spans Frenchman's Gorge before the British arrive with a shipment of guns for their Indian allies.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Jim McMullan ............. Mason Pruitt
James Wainwright ............. Cully
Ben Archibek ............. Ethan Doggett
Ronne Troup ............. Ellie Doggett
Greg Mullavey ............. Latham Green
Glen Wilder ............. Lieutenant
Dick Foran ............. Simon Doggett
Peter Bromilow ............. Colonel Hamilton
Rico Alaniz ............. Crooked Hand



136 "A Man Before His Time" (#3024)

Original Air Date: 04-03-69

Written by Dan Balluck
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Daniel, Ben,and Cully are tracking Enoch Slatter, a man who is wanted for theft and murder, intending to bring him back alive to stand trial for his crimes. When Ben is forced to kill him in self-defense, Enoch's young son, Luke, swears to avenge his father's death.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Ronny Howard ............. Luke
Warren Vanders ............. Ben
James Wainwright ............. Cully
Joel Davison ............. Sam
Joey Coons ............. John
Kevin Tate ............. Ethan
Claire Wilcox ............. Mary
Stafford Morgan ............. Redcoat



137 "For a Few Rifles" (#3023)

Original Air Date: 04-10-69

Written by Judith Barrows
Directed by John Newland
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Israel is held hostage by Indians who want twenty rifles in exchange for his freedom.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Michael Dante ............. Akari
Donald Losby ............. Niska
Ted De Corsia ............. Chief Wamakah
Myron Healey ............. James Burns
Ken Renard ............. Guardian



138 "Sweet Molly Malone" (#3025)

Original Air Date: 04-17-69

Written by Patricia Falkenhagen and Jack Guss
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

Daniel and Rebecca act as matchmakers to Molly Malone, a retired Continental Army Sergeant, and Herman Bloedel, a tinker.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
Patricia Blair ............. Rebecca
Darby Hinton ............. Israel
Dallas McKennon ............. Cincinnatus
Barbara Bel Geddes ............. Molly Malone
Jack Kruschen ............. Herman Bloedel
Jack Garner ............. Townsman
Tom Drury ............. Henry Carter
Stafford Morgan ............. Isaac



139 "A Pinch of Salt" (#3026)

Original Air Date: 05-01-69

Written by Merwin Gerard
Directed by William Wiard
Produced by Barney Rosenzweig

On a land survey, Daniel and a young artist are swept into a wild love spat between a rifle-wielding woman and a proud, domineering man.

Fess Parker ............. Daniel
David Watson ............. David Scott
Joan Hackett ............. Theodora Liggett
Donna Baccala ............. Leslie Liggett
Bo Svenson ............. Haskins