Johnny Appleseed acts as a peacemaker between the settlers and the Cherokee when a young Cherokee is accidentally shot by a young settler.
Songs: Roger Miller -- Bird of Life, Roger Miller -- Plantin' Apple Seeds
Israel helps slaves George and Jimmy Hill escape from their owners.
Intent on gaining their freedom, Negro slave George Hill and his young son Jimmy run away. Their escape is soon discovered and they are pursued by their owner, slave trader Rafe Carson.
George and Jimmy are later ambushed by Crane Hawkins, one of Carson's men. Though George suffers a broken leg, he manages to reach a river and send Jimmy away on a log that's heading downstream.
Nearby, Daniel Boone, his son Israel, and a friend, Ben, are preparing to leave their campsite. Ben and Israel go down to the stream to do some work, and they spot Jimmy clinging to the log.
Leaving Israel with Jimmy at the campsite, Ben goes off into the woods and finds Jimmy's father. But slave trader Carson and his men have also arrived in the area and are looking for George and Jimmy....
Josh Clements once again becomes involved with a scheming woman who hides a stolen diamond inside his guitar to keep her co-horts in crime from finding it.
Daniel must disable a British cannon which threatens to sink a Continental detachment coming up river. His only help comes from two Continental Army prisoners, a British deserter, and Gabe Cooper, an escaped slave who's now a Tuscarawa chief.
Daniel and Israel travel to Philadelphia to obtain much needed supplies for the Kentucky settlers but the British have decreed that supplies can only be purchased with currency. Daniel then gets old friend Benjamin Franklin to print up a batch of counterfeit notes but this method doesn't seem very ethical to young Israel.
Daniel guides the wife of a British commander to Fort Detroit to rendezvous with her husband who says he plans to surrender the fort to the Continentals.
The Spanish are planning an invasion of United States territory. Only Josh Clements, Gabe Cooper, and a Spanish pirate with a grudge against his own government can save the day. Heaven help us all.
Special Guest Stars: Cesar Romero
as Alejandro Buenaventura |
Songs: Rosie Grier -- Yankee Doodle Dandy
Adam Jarrett and his sons are after Daniel's hide. They blame him for the death of Adam's wife in a river boat accident which involved a boat on which Daniel was traveling.
The Boones befriend Jamie Blue, a young indentured servant who was born in prison and whose heart has been hardened by a lifetime of living in poverty. Can they melt Jamie's heart of stone?
Josh could be headed for Kentucky's highest hanging tree when a trapper is found knifed to death near his campsite. It might take a bigger man than Daniel to get Josh out of this predicament.
Daniel and Gabe do battle with a trio of nasty assclowns who have taken Israel hostage and stolen a chest of Army gold they were transporting.
Hannah, a white woman captured by Native Americans in a raid 15 years before, is ransomed and returned to her husband in Boonesborough. The reunion is complicated by the fact that Hannah gave birth to a son during her captivity and he wants no part of the white man's world.
Josh once again finds himself in a full blown mess as he and a Catholic nun struggle to stay alive in hostile Native American territory.
Daniel and Gabe are joined by young Sam Weaver on their way homeward from a mission behind British lines. The only problem is that there's a bounty on their heads and someone appears to know the exact location of the route they're traveling back to Kentucky.
Josh Clements and Gabe Cooper resemble 18th century versions of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor as they bumble, stumble, and fumble their way through a spy caper in Yorktown.
Daniel and Gabe Cooper search for Gabe's mother so that he can purchase her freedom before she dies.
Songs: Ethel Waters -- Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Daniel and Rebecca play matchmaker for idealistic Nancy Hanks and hot-tempered carpenter Tom Lincoln. The only problem is that Tom wants nothing to do with Nancy but if they don't get together then a great leader will not be born.
It's time for the annual footrace between the settlers and the Native Americans. Since Daniel has gotten a little long in the tooth when it comes to cross country running it's up to Cincinnatus to find another candidate. He finds one in fleet-footed slave Lucas Hunter but then learns that Lucas' brother will be running for the Native Americans.
Mason Pruitt is convinced that a visitor to Boonesborough is the killer of his parents.
Two moronic assclowns are swindled by a man who claims ownership of Boonesborough and sells them the deed.
The children of Boonesborough want schoolmaster Pickering to teach them about Native American culture but their request is opposed by both the teacher and their parents.
An exiled French prince changes places with his chef because he's growing tired of fawning receptions everywhere he goes.
An old man discovers that he is now the last of the Piqua tribe which once lived in the area where Boonesborough now stands. He plots to avenge the demise of his people by destroying the settlers.
Josh Clements is in a spot once again when he becomes foster father to a pair of orphans. Widow Abigail Spoon has had her sights set on marrying Josh for quite a while and insists that he cannot raise the two children properly without a mother figure--namely her.
The Onondaga tribe mistake Rebecca for a fabled red-haired goddess in their folklore thanks to the machinations of assclowns Ess and Bingen Hines.
It's young love, first love for Israel who falls for the daughter of a woodcarver who has lost his inspiration to carve and is drowning himself with false shots of courage at the local crawl and fall.