While in Mexico tending to a Barkley mine, Heath aids a Mexican General (an old family friend) who escapes the wrath of an oppressive leader. When it is found out that the General is living in California at the Barkley Ranch, Heath is jailed - and his life is used to bargain for the General's return. Written by
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Though not actually shown, this features the first of three whippings Lee Majors receives in "The Big Valley." The other two whippings occur in "The Iron Box" and "Journey Into Violence." See more
This epsode makes it seem that the Barkley Ranch is very close to Mexico. However, they are actually in the San Joaquin valley in central California and near Stockton. This is a bit over 400 miles north of the Mexican border. See more
[to Heath Barkley
Eat your supper, senor. Eat it, or I will have my men feed it to you.