During a trip to Sleepy Eye, James and Albert walk into a bank robbery staged by a nefarious gang. James is critically wounded, and the doctor tells Charles that James is expected to die. A grief-hardened Charles enlists Mr. Edwards (and later, Albert, after he disobeys a direct order to stay in Sleepy Eye) to track down the men responsible.
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The story-line is identical to a Bonanza episode, "He Was Only Seven." That episode had been written and directed by Michael Landon. See more
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Do yourself a favor, Danny boy, and remember what I tell you. Women are good for just one thing: childbearing. Best thing that could happen to a woman be if she died in childbearing.