The High Chaparral: Season 1, Episode 5

A Quiet Day in Tucson (1 Oct. 1967)

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Blue needs new boots and the ranch needs supplies but cash is limited. Big John agrees to let Blue join Buck on a trip to town for supplies along with Manolito. However, the three lose their guns and the money on poker, drink, and women.



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Episode cast overview:
Marie Gomez ...
Richard Devon ...
Asa Simmons
Gene Rutherford ...
Christopher Cary ...
Fergus MacLeish (as Christopher Carey)
Mathilda Calnan ...
Mrs. MacLeish (as Matilda Calnan)
John Milford ...
Ned Romero ...
Roberto Contreras ...


Blue meets a neighbor Fergus MacLeish who proves to be unsociable unless he knows you. Back home Blue asks Big John to buy new boots as his are worn out. Big John is reluctant as cash is limited. Buck tells Big John he is going to town the next day and that he feels Blue should be able to join him. With Buck and Victoria's urging, Big John relents sending the two with Manolito for supplies. Thinking he knows what is needed Big John doesn't ask Victoria who becomes upset. On the way the three decide to stop by the MacLeish ranch where a suspicious Mrs. MacLeish relieves them of their guns and sends then on their way. In town they end up in a friendly fight with Bart Kellogg followed by Blue leaving to buy boots. Buck's friend Kansas arrives and eventually draws Buck into a poker game cleaning out Buck and Blue's new boots while Manolito courts the engaged Pearlita. Having lost the money for supplies, Buck relies on Manolito to recover their money. Manolito wins but the trio may not ... Written by Anonymous

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