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(1968–1970)

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1969

7 Jan. 1969
The Wedding
Scott and his friend Josh, a Lancer ranch hand, try to rescue Josh's fiancée, who was kidnapped by outlaws during the wedding ceremony.
 
14 Jan. 1969
Death Bait
A man with a vicious dog and a grudge against Jelly terrorizes Murdoch, Teresa and Jelly at Lancer while Scott and Johnny are away on a cattle drive.
 
21 Jan. 1969
The Black McGloins
Scott is duped by the attractive daughter of an Irish con artist whose family is robbing and intimidating the community.
 
28 Jan. 1969
Yesterday's Vendetta
When Murdoch goes to the town of Mesa Roja to bury the hatchet with an old enemy, he is shot in the back and then disappears.
 
4 Feb. 1969
Warburton's Edge
Trying to avoid violence, Johnny ends up on the wrong side of a range war against Murdoch and the other ranchers of the valley.
 
11 Feb. 1969
The Fix-It Man
The Lancers' plan to build a jail in Spanish Wells unintentionally sets an old handyman against his former protégé, a saloon owner who is the puppet of the leader of a gang of toughs.
 
25 Feb. 1969
Angel Day and Her Sunshine Girls
Teresa's mother - a ne'er-do-well who ran off when Teresa was born - returns to demand custody of her daughter.
 
4 Mar. 1969
The Great Humbug
A grifter comes to town to cheat the locals in a phony land deal, straining the friendship between Murdoch and a neighbor who once saved Murdoch's life.
 
11 Mar. 1969
Juniper's Camp
Murdoch sends Scott and Johnny to rescue an old friend's daughter, who is about to marry a charming, manipulative and abusive man.
 
18 Mar. 1969
The Knot
After a family of highway robbers shoots Scott and kidnaps Teresa, she begins to sympathize with one of her captors.
 
25 Mar. 1969
The Man Without a Gun
When Sheriff Val Crawford is injured, newcomer to Green River, Clay Crisswell takes over temporarily. His civilized ways and the ability to subdue the rougher element of Green River without a gun make him popular with the businessmen, but things may not be what they seem.
 
1 Apr. 1969
Child of Rock and Sunlight
After being stranded in the desert, Scott is found and taken in to an abandoned mine by an inquisitive young boy. But the boy's family includes an outlaw uncle who plans to kill Scott and pass the body off as his own.
 
8 Apr. 1969
The Measure of a Man
A schoolteacher encounters hostility and harassment when he arrives to start a school in a ranching community that has had no teacher before. When the teacher disappears after being taken out of town by night riders, his wife decides to continue in his place, and Johnny assists her despite continued resistance from children's parents.
 
22 Apr. 1969
Devil's Blessing
Murdoch leaves on a stage for Yuma in hope of disproving assumptions that he's getting too old to take care of himself. But on the way, he and the stage driver are held up and left for dead. They walk to the town of Blessing, which they find is run by a crooked town boss who has the stage robbers in his employ.
 
23 Sep. 1969
Blind Man's Bluff
Blinded by an outlaw's bullet, Johnny finds succor and love with a young mute woman as he struggles to evade the outlaw and his brothers, who plan to finish Johnny off.
 
30 Sep. 1969
Zee
Scott catches one of the robbers who was trying to rob a store in a nearby town. The robber turns out to be a young woman, and Scott is deputized to keep an eye on her. It's not so easy, as the girl is a wild young hellion who does whatever she can to cause trouble.
 
7 Oct. 1969
The Kid
A boy found wandering on the Lancer ranch wants to hire Johnny to kill the ranchers he says murdered his homesteader father. The boy's sister tells a much different story about how their father died, but after learning that the boy's story is closer to the truth, Johnny decides to stay on with them, if only to prevent the kid from following the path he did when young.
 
21 Oct. 1969
The Black Angel
Jelly has fallen for a young widow, not knowing that she is involved in a plot to have him killed after he purchases an insurance policy.
 
28 Oct. 1969
The Gifts
For Murdoch's birthday, Scott, Johnny, and Jelly each have a gift they've already picked out -a stereopticon, a priceless rifle, and a prize sow -but each run into people who may need them even more.
 
4 Nov. 1969
Cut the Wolf Loose
Johnny falls for a young missionary, but he will have competition in the duty she feels toward the downtrodden people she is working with, especially a crippled man and homeless Indians.
 
11 Nov. 1969
Jelly Hoskins' American Dream
Jelly buys a white Brahma bull at an auction, and becomes the butt of jokes around town because of it, as most ranchers in the area are unfamiliar with the breed. One rancher, however, is determined to either get the bull for himself or make sure it is killed.
 
18 Nov. 1969
Welcome to Genesis
When Jelly is seriously mauled by a cougar, the closest thing to a doctor Murdoch can find to treat him is a man in jail for practicing without a license. The man is brought out to treat Jelly, but a local town boss wants him back in jail for leaving his son crippled after an operation.
 
25 Nov. 1969
A Person Unknown
A friend of Johnny's is killed in a bar by Tom Nevill, the son of the powerful rancher who runs the town. Johnny is wounded while fighting with Tom, and flees town as he is accused of the killing. He finds shelter at a farm, but the girl who finds him is engaged to Tom, whose father has ordered his men to kill Johnny when they find him. The girl still helps Johnny, but her mother is most concerned with how she can benefit financially.
 
9 Dec. 1969
Legacy
Scott's grandfather pays a visit to Lancer with the intention of persuading Scott - through fair means or foul - to return with him to Boston to live.
 
16 Dec. 1969
A Scarecrow at Hacket's
A dying man, believing his land to be cursed, wills it back to the Devil, even though he has a young son. Surprisingly, a claimant shows up: a strange man who seems to know everyone's name and around whom strange things occur.
 
30 Dec. 1969
Little Darling of the Sierras
Murdoch promises an old friend before he dies that he will watch after his daughter, a child entertainer at a mining camp, and the fortune he says he has left for her, if it can be found before three men intent on taking it do. The girl's prim aunt, who accompanies them, objects to her upbringing.
 

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