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Daniel Boone: The Tortoise and the Hare

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.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x2
Production Number: 8405
Airdate: Thursday September 23rd, 1965

Guest Stars
James Griffith (1)James Griffith (1)
As Coll
Laurie MainLaurie Main
As Stinch
Orville ShermanOrville Sherman
As Tupper
Peter MamakosPeter Mamakos
As Creek Chief
Shug FisherShug Fisher
As Jake Tench
Ken Del ConteKen Del Conte
As Deerfoot
Main Cast
Fess ParkerFess Parker
As Daniel Boone
Patricia BlairPatricia Blair
As Rebecca Boone
Darby HintonDarby Hinton
As Israel Boone
Dal McKennonDal McKennon
As Cincinnatus
Ed AmesEd Ames
As Mingo
Veronica CartwrightVeronica Cartwright
As Jemima Boone
Robert LoganRobert Logan
As Jericho Jones
Episode Notes
James Griffith and Laurie Main make their first appearances as Coll and Stinch, two assclowns who would stir up trouble in Boonesborough from time to time.

Episode Goofs
Nitpick: Mingo mentions in the dialogue that Jericho might have a psychological advantage in the race. What in the world did they know about psychology in the 18th century? Was that even a word back then?

Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerAaron Rosenberg
ProducerGeorge Sherman
Main Title ThemeLionel Newman  |  Vera Matson
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