Sam rides into Northfork, on the run from present trouble, while seeking to deal with trouble from the past. For Sam is none other than Mark's grandfather, the father of Lucas' long-dead wife and mother of his son. Sam is being chased by three brothers who want to avenge Sam's killing a member of their family. Sam wants to get away, but also wants to see Mark, for he wants Mark's forgiveness for a dark past. Lucas, and Mark, must first help Sam overcome his current danger. Then they must grapple with their feelings about the past, in order to find a way to a new relationship with old Sam. Written by
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Final appearance of Patricia Blair
as Lou Mallory. Her disappearance was never explained. Like her predecessor Milly Scott, she was there one day and gone the next. See more
The map on the wall of Micah's office shows the pre-Civil War borders of the New Mexico Territory, which also encompassed Arizona. The territory had been split during the war. See more
Chuck Connors breaks the 4th wall in the opening credits after he shoots his riffle and then stares into the camera. See more