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1977

9 Feb. 1977
Adam's Cub
Little Eliza and her parents are headed out west. During a stop, she wanders off and they (unknowingly) leave without her.
 
16 Feb. 1977
Blood Brothers
Adams recalls the tale of how he met Nakoma when he was a new "Greenhorn" to the ways of the wilderness. How Nakoma helped him learn survival and also the tribal ceremony that bonded their friendship as Blood Brothers.
 
23 Feb. 1977
The Fugitive
Adams saves a man,Will Boker from drowning. Will states he lost his possessions by the river. Adams goes back but finds a lot of money in a carpetbag. He questions Will,who says he came by it accidentally...or did he really?
 
2 Mar. 1977
Unwelcome Neighbor
A widower and his son move into a nearby valley and refuse friendly advice from Adams and Nakoma, with disastrous consequences.
 
9 Mar. 1977
Howdy-Do, I'm Mad Jack
Mad-Jack disappears down a river on a raft. Adams later finds some of his belongings. Thinking he may have perished,it causes him to reflect back on the time he first met the mountain man. Will James Capen Adams bid farewell to his friend?
 
16 Mar. 1977
Adam's Ark
A silent volcano becomes active and may erupt,so Adams and Nakoma try to save as many animals as possible. Also,a lawman named Pinkerton arrives to capture Adams and take him in for trial. Will the animals or Adams be lost in the end?
 
23 Mar. 1977
The Redemption of Ben
Adams may be buried alive by a rock avalanche and Ben the Grizzly may never see home or be the same,after a traveling circus owner catches him and treats him with cruelty. Will these 2 friends survive to see each other again?
 
30 Mar. 1977
The Tenderfoot
Jack and Adams meet a young man from back East named Teddy. Who seems to have no clue in outdoor survival and seems to leap before he looks. Can the men help guide Teddy through or is it a lost cause?
 
6 Apr. 1977
The Rivals
Jack finds a gold nugget while seeing Sumi (a female Indian) home and takes off to find more.
 
20 Apr. 1977
The Unholy Beast
Jack sees an unfamiliar four legged beast and asks Adams's help to figure out what it is. Nakoma has also seen it but a member of his tribe wants to kill it,thinking it's an evil spirit.
 
27 Apr. 1977
Beaver Dam
A group of beavers dam up the river in Adams's area,placing his cabin and wildlife at risk. Should he take Jack's advice on destroying it and running them out - or is there a more humane solution?
 
5 May 1977
Home of the Hawk
A wagon falls on the leg of a settler,"Metcalf". He and his daughter are assisted by Adams,who lets them stay with him. She likes all the animals, mainly a hawk and the next day,despite her dad's warning,goes out exploring on her own.
 
12 May 1977
The Storm
Adams (and Ben) await the arrival of Mad Jack and Nakuma for a great feast. Before they come,an Indian woman shows up, seeking her missing daughter. With a violent storm coming, it's a race against time to find her and have the feast as well.
 
28 Sep. 1977
Hot Air Hero
Hot air balloonist, Andre,sets down near Adam's place. After meeting and talking with him,Andre says his flight is a test. One day,an option to The Pony Express mail system. Will all help with repairs or is air mail too crazy an idea?
 
12 Oct. 1977
Survival
Robbie Cartman turns to Adams to save a deer named Ginger. Adams helps by going into the woods to create the proper medicine but gets injured,losing his memory. Will he find himself again,in time to cure Ginger?
 
19 Oct. 1977
A Bear's Life
A torrential rainstorm traps Adams and friends in his cabin overnight. The next day comes and it's time to repair it, but Ben the Grizzly has wandered off for the day.
 
26 Oct. 1977
The Trial
Grizzly 'Ben' is accused of eating a bucket of fish from an Indian tribesman,after a young brave named Tumaqua takes of with it to hide his failure at catching fish. Will Ben be found guilty or can Adams save his furry friend?
 
2 Nov. 1977
The Orphans
Adams and Mad Jack take in 2 orphan children, Michele and Eugene. While the kids are grateful at first, soon they become bored by following rules. Secretly, they later wander off to find some fun but it may endanger them both.
 
9 Nov. 1977
The Search
Trapper Tom comes to the great forests to snare grizzly bears,to sell to city zoos. With Adams help,Mad Jack and Nakoma set out to find him and destroy his traps...but will it be enough to stop him altogether?
 
23 Nov. 1977
Gold Is Where You Find It
Two inept men with dreams of gold,search for it on the mountain,with a map they got for ten dollars. Thier efforts upset the calm balance of nature around them,leading Adams and others to try and stop them before real damage is done.
 
14 Dec. 1977
Track of the Cougar
Nakoma is seeking out a cougar who attacked his village and it's inhabitants. Adams realizes that it's Sekota, a cougar he raised from a cub. Adams then struggles with a loyalty to both his Indian and animal friend.
 
21 Dec. 1977
The Choice
Robbie Cartman's deer Ginger,rescued sometime ago,should be sent back into the wild. Robbie loves his "pet" but Adams assures him it's right. Checking on her later,Rob can't find her anywhere. Can he,Adams and friends solve this mystery?
 
28 Dec. 1977
Woman in the Wilderness
The men meet a lady, Mrs. Jackson. Who asks about black bears. She's writing a book about them. Adams finds out she's really after a bear who killed her father, to end its life. Can she be convinced revenge against nature isn't the solution?
 

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