Overwhelmed girl takes on her father's responsibility as man of the house after he passes. She cares for her pregnant mother and 5 sisters and is suspicious of a young drifter who joins the train and pays too much attention to the girls.



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Episode cast overview:
Flint McCullough (credit only)
Dick Pederson
Janey Cutler
Duke Shannon (as Scott Miller)
Alice Frost ...
Mrs. Cutler
Nora Marlowe ...
Rebecca Brewer
Monique Vermont ...
Cassie Cutler
Renie Cutler (as Carol Sydes)
Susie Mathers ...
Ellie Mathers
Betsy Robinson ...
Vicky Cutler


Given the rough period the wagon train has been having, Chris decides it is time for a hoedown to pick up everyone's spirits. However, he notices young Janey Cutler and Dick Pederson are not at the dance so he checks on them. Janey with a smudged face is busy handling the chores at the wagon she shares with her pregnant mother who is close to full-term and five younger sisters. Mrs. Cutler's husband has passed away so Janey has tried to pick up the slack created by her father's death. Chris tries to persuade her to attend the dance but she is busy with the chores and a mother who can't due much due to her condition. Meanwhile, Dick is off playing with Janey's younger sisters which seems suspicious to Janey. Why would a nearly adult man want to play young girl's games. Janey wants Dick to stay away from her and especially her sisters. When Janey's sisters start falling sick one by one with diphtheria, Dick volunteers to drive their isolated wagon even though he has no immunity. Mrs. ... Written by Anonymous

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10 January 1962 (USA)  »

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