In a rare episode with Hop Sing in the spotlight, the Cartwright's servant is panning for gold during a vacation when he falls in love with a white woman. The relationship blossoms into an engagement, but the marriage never takes place. Ben bears the heartbreaking news that a judge confirms: Territorial law forbids interracial marriage. Written by
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Did You Know?
Keeping in tune with the theme of the episode, interracial marriage didn't become legal in the United States until 1967. See more