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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rawls is an unusual fur thief. He's an escaped slave who makes a point of telling his victims his identity.
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.
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.
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?
Special Guest Stars: Fabian
as David Ellis | Fabian
as David Ellis |
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 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.
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.
Robbers force horse trader Otis Cobb to buy a slave with the settlers' money--and now he has to pay them back.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Josh Clements probes the disappearance of a German guitar maker in a xenophobic community that is suspicious of foreigners and outsiders.
Gideon has conflicting loyalties when he and Daniel track down a runaway slave who has been stealing from the settlers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Songs: Roger Miller -- Plantin' Apple Seeds
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 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
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.
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.
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 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.