Lucas and Mark McCain have a new neighbor in the form of Abel MacDonald and his son Carey. The elder MacDonald is not very friendly ordering them off of his land which he has just acquired as a homesteader. Mark and Carey become friendly however and he learns the MacDonalds lost everything due to his late mother's excessive doctors bills. When Carey has a serious accident, Abel refuses to let Doc Burrage anywhere near the boy. It's left to Lucas to act or the boy will die. Written by
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Edgar Buchanan, after five shows, makes his last appearance as Doc Burrage. See more
After the boy is injured, Doc Burrage comes over to the McCain ranch. Right before the scene they show the McCain house with heavy smoke coming out of the chimney. But while talking inside there is no fire in the fireplace. 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