George Washington sends Daniel Boone and sidekick Yadkin into "Ken-Tuck-E," the dark and bloody hunting ground for four Native American tribes, to find a site for a fort. Upon arrival, Daniel and Yadkin encounter a lone Cherokee brave running from a band of Shawnee warriors. Daniel drives the Shawnees away and the greatful Cherokee, a half-breed named Mingo, shows him an ideal location on which to build their fort.
Flathead Joseph kidnaps the adopted daughter of a Cherokee chief and offers her to the Boonesborough settlers in exchange for a jug of rum. When it's revealed that the girl is white, Daniel purchases her freedom. Soon, the Cherokee arrive on the scene to take the girl back to live with them. Daniel does not agree that the girl should return but she herself wants to go.
Yadkin is seriously wounded in a Native American ambush and insists that the warrior who wounded him was none other than Mingo.
A widowed Welshwoman and her three children are determined to settle in hostile Shawnee territory and no amount of persuading can change her mind.
Daniel and Jemima take a pleasant father daughter jaunt into the wilderness which quickly turns into a nightmare. Daniel accidentally wounds himself with an axe and Jemima gets kidnapped by a band of Native Americans.
Lac Duquesne is a former French officer turned river pirate who was once a friend of Daniel's. Things change, however, when Duquesne steals a shipment of rifles intended for the Boonesborough settlers. Daniel, Yadkin, and Mingo then set off in pursuit.
Major Peter Wellington, a crafty British officer, assumes Daniel's identity in order to persuade the Native American tribes to side with the Brits against the Colonials during the Revolutionary War. The only way for Daniel to prove his true identity is to undergo several vigorous challenges along with Wellington.
Renegade outlaw Simon Girty and his three no-talent sons plan to steal the seasonal fur take of the Boonesborough settlers.
Thanks to the bumbling, stumbling, and fumbling of Yadkin, Daniel becomes the owner of two indentured Irish servant girls.
Indentured servant Caleb Calhoun arrives in Boonesborough to track down runaway slave Pompey for their owner. Calhoun has to bring Pompey back or he'll be forced to serve an additional term of indenturement.
A dream about a man whom Daniel thought was dead is followed by the appearance of three men at the door of the Boone cabin who demand that Daniel take them to the site of a bloody Native American massacre that took place years before.
Lord Dunsmore, the British Governor General of Virginia, orders the Boonesborough settlers out of Kentucky within 30 days claiming that he himself holds title to the land.
A band of Senecas kidnaps Rebecca and ransacks the Boone cabin. The unusual thing about this group of brigands is that they are led by a white Tory officer.
With winter fast approaching, Daniel's old pal, Will Carey, enters the Boonesborough settlement with a load of pelts. Unfortunately, Mingo isn't too pleased with Carey's presence. It seems as though Carey got those pelts by murdering three of his fellow Cherokee tribesmen.
A Native American holy man who calls himself the Prophet asks the Shawnee to join other tribes in driving the white settlers out of the Kentucky territory. The Shawnee hesitate at first but then the Prophet promises he can deliver their arch-enemy, Daniel Boone, into their hands.
The Boones give shelter to Esther Craig and her young son, William, when they're found wandering in the wilderness but signs soon begin to indicate that Esther is a witch.
The Boones and Mingo try to rescue Lt. Henry Pitcairn, a British officer who was abducted from a Salem tavern by two Shawnee braves. It turns out that Pitcairn is harboring a deadly secret for which the Shawnee insist he pay with his life.
Simon Perigore ranks as the nastiest mother Daniel Boone has ever faced. Perigore and his band of scalphunting thugs take Daniel's family hostage. In return, Daniel must help Perigore foment a Native American war.
Special Guest Stars: Dan Duryea
as Simon Perigore |
Daniel encounters river pirates Ben and Sara Hanks who will steal you blind though they won't hurt you physically.
A pacifist Quaker family moves onto a farm located on the edge of hostile Cherokee territory. Nothing Daniel does or says can persuade them to arm themselves.
Daniel and Yadkin get four manacled felons to drive wagons filled with supplies through the Cumberland Gap which is infested with bandits and hostile Native Americans.
Itinerant peddler Timothy Patrick Bryan shows up in Boonesborough looking for his long lost daughter Rebecca Boone but she wants nothing to do with the man because he abandoned her family when she was a child.
After returning from a trip to Virginia, Daniel and Mingo relate via flashback how they met the legendary Benjamin Franklin and almost got themselves shanghaied to England in the process.
Francis Clover, Boonesborough's new schoolmaster, can't seem to do anything right but he sure manages to do something wrong--he inadvertently gave rifles and gunpowder to hostile Shawnees.
Most of the Boonesborough men are out working at a salt-making campsite when they are mysteriously surrounded by a Native American war party led by a French officer. Daniel mysteriously orders them to surrender which leaves mostly women and children to defend the fort.
Relief finds its way to Boonesborough in the form of one lone British officer and his orderly. That doesn't appear like it's going to cut the mustard especially when the fort's powder magazine is blown up by an attacking force of Native Americans.
Superstition runs rampant in Boonesborough when two mysterious travelers arrive and the appearance of a deadly panther follows.
A sorry criminal named Seth Jennings steals a sacred doll from the wife of a Native American chief and plans to hold it for ransom. Knowing that this could lead to major hostilities between the settlers and the Native Americans, Daniel puts his own neck on the line to retrieve the doll.
Jericho Jones gets the hots for a beautiful Creek princess and elopes with her. Needless to say, this turn of events causes considerable disruption of settler-Native American relations.
Daniel receives a major surprise when he returns to Boonesborough from a journey and discovers that British Colonel Worthing has ordered the settlement evacuated.
It's time for the settlers' annual cross country foot race with the Native Americans which is always a hotly contested affair. Daniel is Boonesborough's best runner but he sprains an ankle and is unable to compete. It's up to young Jericho Jones to carry the load for the settlers against the noble redmen and their swift runner.
Daniel and Mingo intercept a band of Shawnees who are pursuing a mysterious fellow dressed in the regalia of an Aztec chieftan.
Rawls is an unusual fur thief. He's an escaped slave who makes a point of telling his victims his identity.
Israel unwittingly violates a Native American tribal custom when he rescues a starving old medicine man from a sacred burial cave. This act arouses the ire of a younger medicine man who's an old enemy of Daniel Boone.
John Benton is a notorious scumbag who sells defective guns to Native Americans and then burns out their villages when they refuse to pay. Needless to say, the planet isn't big enough for both him and Daniel Boone.
Special Guest Stars: Aldo Ray
as John Benton |
Disgraced Vice-President Aaron Burr arrives in Boonesborough looking for a guide to the mouth of the Cumberland River. Daniel smells a rat and declines Burr's offer but young Jericho Jones agrees to undertake the task.
Two scumbag land developers hire bareknuckle English boxing champion Thomas Cromwell to dispose of Daniel in a prizefight so they can buy up Boonesborough property cheaply.
A group of Scottish settlers builds a settlement right smack dab in the middle of Cherokee hunting grounds. Daniel tries to get them to vacate but everyone knows how stubborn Scotsmen can be.
Daniel and Jericho Jones are in a hurry to get back to Boonesborough in time for Thanksgiving. They make it in time but then a messenger brings news tht the Choctaws are on the warpath. Can Daniel's visiting father-in-law be the person who averts the potential bloodbath?
Jericho finds a murdered family near a burning wagon and Mingo's knife happens to be stuck in one of the victims.
It's young love, first love for Jemima who falls for David Ellis, a newcomer to Boonesborough. Unbeknownst to her, David is also a thief who's casing the joint for his partner in crime.
Special Guest Stars: Fabian
as David Ellis |
Daniel and Rebecca finally get to take a long delayed honeymoon but it gets interrupted by an army officer with a confidential message for Daniel to deliver to New Orleans.
A Native American brave and his pregnant wife arrive outside the settlement seeking shelter inside the fort from a raging blizzard but some of the settlers are wary of giving it to them.
Daniel is sent to negotiate a friendship treaty with the Iroquois but one Madeline Lorne says the tribe is guilty of a massacre of which she is the only survivor.
Daniel and Mingo are captured by a group of Spanish soldiers while on their way to a French trading post. Daniel is mistaken for Gabriel LeJeune, a French revolutionary wanted by the Spaniards.
Deep down in Seminole territory, Daniel and Mingo encounter Fletcher Cameron, a magician who soon dazzles the Native Americans with his tricks. Wouldn't you know it, soon this 18th century Houdini wannabe begins fancying himself as a potential leader of the Seminoles.
Daniel gives shelter to Reuben Stone not knowing that he's an Army deserter so when bounty hunter Simon Harmon arrives on the scene he mistakes Daniel for another deserter who was traveling with Stone.
When a smallpox epidemic threatens Boonesborough, Daniel and his family are quarantined in their cabin. Roger Barr, an embittered former Army officer who has settled in the area, sees this as his opportunity to gain power.
Daniel travels to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to have a new rifle made for himself but on his way back to Kentucky he must outwit two assclowns who try to force him to guide them through hostile Shawnee territory.
Daniel faces another nasty mother in convicted traitor Edward Eliot who kidnaps Israel and Jemima to insure Daniel's help in killing Colonel Richard Calloway, who condemned Eliot's brother to the firing squad.
To carry out an urgent military mission at the bequest of Virginia governor Patrick Henry, Daniel needs safe passage through hostile Tuscarawa territory which only that tribe's chief, embittered former war hero George Rogers Clark, can provide.
Daniel tries to avert bloodshed between the Shawnee and road builders who have begun building through tribal hunting grounds in direct violation of a treaty.
On his way to New Orleans to market his furs, Daniel is attacked and robbed. Tracking down his assailant he becomes involved in a search for pirate gold.
Cashiered British Army officer William Blount steals a shipment of 50 rifles and plans to trade them to the hostile Shawnee in return for a huge tract of land.
Daniel goes after a nasty bunch of mothers who terrorized his family, took Israel hostage, and left Mingo with his foot caught in a bear trap.
Daniel is framed for murder in this episode and it's up to Mingo to save the day since Perry Mason and Matlock won't be traveling back in time to make crossover appearances.
Old Matty Brenner, half-crazed with hunger and thirst, stumbles into Daniel and Mingo's camp dragging along a boy who claims to live in Cibola, one of the legendary cities of gold.
This two-part episode deals with the early years of Daniel Boone's life and how he met both Rebecca and Mingo. It also re-writes things quite a bit from the show's premiere episode as to how he first traveled to Kentucky and first encountered the Oxford educated Cherokee.
In the conclusion of this two-part episode dealing with the early years of Daniel Boone's life he must lead a party of settlers through a canyon and take a stand against pursuers who want their precious supplies all the while defeating rival Jim Santee for the affections of one Rebecca Bryan.
Daniel confronts Cletus Mott who's after the bear that killed his father and brother. Mott is determined to hunt down the bear himself and threatens anyone who gets in his way.
Mingo has divided loyalties when he learns that his Cherokee tribe will be part of a British scheme to drive all the white settlers from Kentucky.
Robbers force horse trader Otis Cobb to buy a slave with the settlers' money--and now he has to pay them back.
Israel is the only person who can clear a man wrongfully accused of murder.
Upon learning about an assassination plot against George Washington, Daniel and Mingo rush to keep if from coming to fruition.
Daniel is forced to collect a ransom for a band of body snatchers who are holding Israel hostage.
Daniel and Mingo play matchmaker for a Creek princess and the son of a Shawnee chief in order to avert an inter-tribal war.
Daniel and Mingo save a small black girl from drowning but then clash with two slave hunters who claim ownership of her.
Daniel must haul ass from Boonesborough to Williamsburg to pay a delinquent land tax but the man traveling with him has been hired to make sure he never reaches his destination.
After giving his rifle to a Shawnee warrior, Daniel must prove that the weapon is not enchanted or more powerful than the regular law.
Seeking answers in the mysterious death of his half-breed friend, Craw Green, Mingo cuts his locks and disguises himself as a white man in order to travel to a settlement called Logan's Fort. Logan's Fort is run by a vicious bigot named Roark Logan who holds an ironic secret of his own.
Daniel and Mingo discover an isolated and remote valley inhabited by people who claim to be descended from the Lost Colony of Roanoke Island.
Daniel, trying to deliver gunpowder to Boonesborough, has to deal with hostile Native Americans and river rat Bill Sedley.
Daniel and Israel try to save French Prince Charles from being returned to France and a date with the guillotine.
It's Daniel and Mingo to the rescue when the Liberty Bell is stolen by an assclown Spaniard named Count de Borba.
Virginia Governor Patrick Henry recruits Daniel and Mingo to help with the transportation of a heavy cannon to Continental troops on the frontier. In order to reach their destination they must travel through hundreds of miles of enemy infested territory.
The British set a trap for Daniel and his small band who are hauling a heavy cannon to Continental forces on the frontier.
The settlers of Boonesborough are faced with deciding whether or not slavery should be permitted in their settlement.
A man named Jasper Ledbetter arives on the scene with a sad tale of woe about hostile Shawnees abducting his family. Daniel and Mingo accompany Jasper deep into Shawnee territory but then discover the real object of the journey.
In this sentimental, pathos episode, Israel's pet fawn destroys a neighbor's crop and the boy is faced with the painful prospect of seeing his pet destroyed.
Daniel joins in the hunt for an escaped Army prisoner who is wanted for murder. The fugitive happens to be an old friend of his.
Three young survivors of a Native American massacre stir up a hornet's nest worth of trouble for Daniel Boone.
Happy go lucky woodsman Delo Jones arrives in Boonesborough carrying a big secret: he's on the run from a murder charge. Daniel discovers his secret and prepares to turn him over to a pursuing posse but Delo swears that the officer in charge of the posse is the real killer.
Songs: Jimmy Dean -- Buckeye Jim, Jimmy Dean -- Soldier, Soldier
Daniel heads for New Orleans carrying a pearl necklace that will exonerate a wrongfully convicted man but his journey is imperiled by three no-talent assclowns who are out to steal the necklace.
In this thinly veiled version of the Benedict Arnold story, Daniel and Mingo try to halt the commanding general of Fort West Point from turning the fort over to the British.
To prevent war, a wounded Daniel begins a long journey with traitorous retired general, James Wilkerson, as his prisoner. Wilkerson, with the aid of the Spanish, is pitting Virginia against Kentucky in order to snatch the region for himself.
When President John Adams is kidnapped it's Daniel who is recruited by the First Lady to deliver the ransom money.
It's Daniel to the rescue when three trappers poaching on Cherokee land threatens to instigate a Native American uprising.
Daniel and Mingo have their furs stolen and in order to recover them they have to pit river pirates Joe Snag and Milo Quaife against each other.
After Daniel is bitten by a rattlesnake on a wilderness outing, Israel desperately seeks help for him.
Tom and Martha Jimson have adopted a young Native American boy but his renegade father is determined to reclaim him. Daniel and Mingo lend a hand in the matter.
Israel is abducted by a frightened outcast whom he had earlier befriended.
Daniel and Mingo lend a hand to French dramatist Pierre Beaumarchais, an ally of the Patriot cause. It seems as though the good playwright is attempting to smuggle gold through British lines.
David Hubbard is arrested by the British and sentenced to hang for sedition and treasonous activities. In order to save his son's life, David's father kidnaps a British soldier to exchange for him. It's up to Daniel to try and save the lives of both David and the soldier.
Rebecca inherits a spooky old mansion that is rumored to be haunted.
Captured by the British, Daniel manages to avoid execution as a traitor by volunteering to rescue the captured daughter of a British colonel from the Shawnee.
Daniel must secure free passage for a group of runaway slaves who are holding Israel hostage. In order to do this he has to outwit slavehunter Asa Webb.
Daniel and a young army lieutenant are forced by necessity to hire a group of scumbags to help deliver supplies to a besieged fort.
Cal Trevor's father passes away and all he leaves the young man is a lame thoroughbred racehorse. Daniel, as is his nature, lends a helping hand.
Close friends Daniel and Mingo clash over whether the alleged murderer of a Cherokee chief should be tried by the Native Americans or in a white man's court of law.
Daniel has a tough mission for the Patriot cause. He has to rescue the Continental Army's top code expert from British and Native American hands--or kill him before they can make the poor fellow talk.
A Native American princess raised among the whites has a tough row to hoe as she tries to prove herself worthy to become queen of the Delaware tribe.
Daniel, Rebecca, and Israel get involved with amiable pirate Will Scataway in a quest for buried treasure.
Special Guest Stars: Jim Backus
as Will Scataway |
Mingo, Rebecca, and a backwoodsman pose as a British major, his fiancee, and orderly as part of a convoluted scheme to prevent the British from gaining access to a rapid firing rifle that could change the course of the Revolutionary War.
Israel and two of his friends witness a murder but nobody believes them--except the killer.
Daniel and Mingo intercede to prevent reprisals when a stubborn Welshman begins mining coal from Tuscarawa land.
Willy Crawford is a sailor being sought as a mutineer who attempts to start a new life for himself in Boonesborough. Then a man named George Perkins arrives at the settlement and throws a major monkey wrench into Willy's plans.
Daniel goes undercover on a dangerous mission to sabotage a Spanish fort being built on American soil with American slave labor but there's an informer in his midst.
Everyone believes that Simon Jarvis is a coward including his friends and family. Daniel and Mingo help Simon to prove differently.
Mingo and Israel tangle with a medicine showman when they try to help the showman's gypsy bondservant win his freedom.
Gideon's son is kidnapped by Native Americans while in Daniel's care. The boy's tracks lead to the edge of a waterfall which leads all concern to believe that the child is dead. Gideon then goes mad with grief and decides to punish Daniel by killing Israel.
On their way home to Boonesborough after a trip to Salem, Daniel, Rebecca, and Israel must elude a pack of bloodthirsty Shawnees.
Daniel and Mingo are on a secret mission to deliver guns to the settlers but Amos Fargo plans to buy his indentured sister's freedom by selling them out to a gang of renegades who are after the guns.
A schoolteacher possesses the uncanny ability to communicate with animals. Unfortunately for her, nearby Native Americans believe she is a witch responsible for the forays of a marauding panther.
Josh Clements makes his debut and he's in the type of trouble that would become his norm. He has to find a husband for a pretty bondservant he accidentally bought or marry her himself. Daniel, for the first of many times, tries to help Josh extricate himself from his predicament.
Bounty hunter Lute Purdy mistakes Gideon for an escaped slave. Things then go from bad to worse for Gideon when Mason Pruitt, a deserter from a slave ship, falsely confirms that Gideon is indeed the escapee.
As a favor to an old friend, Daniel tries to educate a young fop in the ways of a woodsman. This one could be a tough task especially when a band of Shawnees get on their trail.
Daniel and Mason Pruitt try to aid two nuns who are actually a French noblewoman and her maid. They are fleeing a nasty group of Jacobins who intend to kill them.
Josh Clements probes the disappearance of a German guitar maker in a xenophobic community that is suspicious of foreigners and outsiders.
Daniel tries to track down an 18th century frontier version of Bonnie and Clyde who just held up a stagecoach.
Gideon has conflicting loyalties when he and Daniel track down a runaway slave who has been stealing from the settlers.
Daniel is sent by the Army to arrange a treaty with the Wyandotte tribe. He's unaware that a general wants to use this pretext to arrest and hang their chief.
Poor ole Josh Clements gets into a mess again when he becomes separated from Daniel during their deer hunting trip. He's captured by a nutty Englishman who will stop at nothing to protect his hoard of gold.
A former Loyalist who's been living in exile in Canada returns to Boonesborough. His presence re-opens a lot of old wounds from the Revolutionary War especially with his own son who fought against the British.
Daniel does battle once again with his friendly enemy, Joe Snag, who has taken to robbing freight wagons with a gang known as the Cumberland Buckaroos.
Israel becomes involved in the theft of the King's dispatch box when he travels to Virginia with Daniel.
When Gideon is accused of murder, Daniel must clear him quickly before some of the settlers turn into a lynch mob.
Prater Beasley is a wandering minstrel and teller of tall tales who travels with an invisible bear. Prater and his invisible friend try to help a crippled boy learn self-reliance.
Special Guest Stars: Burl Ives
as Prater Beasley |
In this re-telling of Oliver Twist, Israel visits his uncle in Williamsburg and becomes involved with a group of orphans who are forced to steal for their living by the Fagin-like Dr. Samuel Morton.
An aging gunsmith tries to prove to himself and others that he can still be useful and productive.
Josh's late uncle, who wanted him to give up his carefree ways, leaves him an inheritance--a plot of land near Boonesborough and an educated slave named Jonah. Josh, who doesn't believe in slavery, frees Jonah but he refuses to leave until he's made a proper gentleman out of Josh. Needless to say, this one could take a while.
Daniel receives orders from the Continental Army to destroy all bridges in the path of the advancing British Army but stubborn James Bickford and his sons have rebuilt their bridge and refuse to let it be destroyed again.
Jimmy McGill wants to win the hand of lovely Miss Charity and asks Daniel for some help in doing so.
Daniel, Rebecca, and Israel become involved in the scheme of five soldiers who survived a massacre to steal an Army payroll.
Wandering minstrel Prater Beasley returns to Boonesborough and ends up defending himself on charges of witchcraft.
Special Guest Stars: Burl Ives
as Prater Beasley |
It's a race between Daniel and the British to get to a bridge that spans a gorge. The British need the bridge to transport a shipment of guns to their Native American allies.
Young Luke Slater swears to avenge the self-defense killing of his father by a friend of Daniel's.
Israel gets snatched by a band of Native Americans who want twenty rifles in exchange for releasing the boy.
Daniel and Rebecca are matchmaking again. This time it's for former Continental Army soldier Molly Malone and tinker Herman Bloedel.
Daniel and artist David Scott are on a land survey and find themselves held hostage and forced to work in a salt mine by two rifle-toting sisters.
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.