Buz is knocked out during a construction work accident, and when he regains consciousness he finds that he is unable to see! A doctor tells him his loss of vision may be temporary, or it may be permanent. Buz first contemplates taking his own life, but then agrees to enroll in a Texas institute for the blind so that he can retrain himself to live in society. Buz is assigned a young blind woman as his teacher, and as he gradually begins to cope with both his blindness and becoming part of the world again he begins to fall in love with the young woman. This episode marks one of George Maharis' most memorable performances of the series.