Town ne'er-do-well Brett Conway finds out that a couple who moved near North Fork and soon fell sick are actually ill with highly contagious and potentially fatal yellow fever. Knowing that Lucas was the person who initially discovered the couple, Conway threatens to spread the news of their condition to the entire town, thereby causing a panic, unless Lucas buys his silence. Written by
Did You Know?
In episode 7 season 2 Mark called his father Dad when Lucas sent him off to town to keep him from catching yellow fever. He always called him paw and never Dad. See more
In the scene in Hattie's General Store, a Dutch Masters cigar box is clearly shown on a counter. Its distinctive packaging features Rembrandt's 1662 painting The Syndics of the Drapers' Guild (De Staalmeesters), which is shown on the side of the box. Dutch Masters cigars were not sold in the US until 1911. 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