The High Chaparral: Season 1, Episode 28

Threshold of Courage (31 Mar. 1968)

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Victoria is kidnapped by a foe of Big John's from the war wanting revenge for his lost hand and respect. Big John trails them into the mountains where he is captured, wore out due to deprivation and forced to re-stage the war with his foe.


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Finley Carr
Ron Hayes ...
Stacey Carr
Don Collier ...
Rodolfo Acosta ...
Robert F. Hoy ...
Joe Butler (as Bob Hoy)
Roberto Contreras ...
Jerry Summers ...
Ted Markland ...
Rex Holman ...
Charles Maxwell ...


Manolito takes Victoria to church where she is kidnapped and he is knocked out by a shot. Her captors take her to the mountains and stage an accident with her wagon going over a cliff. When they notice she is missing, Big John and Sam find Manolito. Big John goes after Victoria while Sam waits with Manolito for the other men led by Buck. Big John finds the wreck but when he returns to his horse it is dead. As he continues his markers for the men are moved and his water is destroyed. Buck noticing his markers seem to be changing oddly, splits the group and catches Hank who is moving the markers. Big John is captured by Finley Carr, his brother Stacey and his gang. Carr wants revenge for Big John cutting off his hand in battle nine days before the end of the war. He is scarred both physically and mentally. He forces Big John to exercise without food or water to tire him. His plan is to re-stage the event between them but with Big John being Carr. The other men led by Hank scale the ... Written by Anonymous

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