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Season 1

1 :01x01 - The Hunley

Two infantry engineers try to salvage the Confederate submarine, the Hunley.
Guest Stars: Jackie Cooper as Lt. Dickson | James MacArthur as Lt. Alexander | George Lindsey as Hampton | Wayne Rogers (1) as Tombs | Gene Evans as Sgt. Winn | Stephen Lodge as guest star | David Macklin as guest star

2 :01x02 - The Death of Sitting Bull

The great Sioux war chief, Sitting Bull, becomes involved in the Ghost Dance of 1890. This leads to an uprising in which Sitting Bull is killed.
Guest Stars: Ricardo Montalban as Philip Crow | Joseph Cotten as Captain Meehan | Claude Akins as Father Kranz | Kent Smith as General Miles | Lloyd Nolan as Colonel Fraser | Noah Beery, Jr. as Jervis | Anthony Caruso as Sitting Bull | Miriam Colon as Sarah Crow | Rodolfo Acosta as Lt. Bullhead | James Dunn as Agent McLean | Eddie Little Sky as Left Hand
Writer: Otis Carney

3 :01x03 - The Massacre at Wounded Knee

The death of Sitting Bull leads to an uprising among the Sioux and their last battle against the United States Army at Wounded Knee.
Guest Stars: Ricardo Montalban as Philip Crow | Joseph Cotten as Captain Meehan | Claude Akins as Father Kranz | Kent Smith as General Miles | Lloyd Nolan as Colonel Fraser | Noah Beery, Jr. as Jervis | Miriam Colon as Sarah Crow | Rodolfo Acosta as Lt. Bullhead | James Dunn as Agent McLean | Eddie Little Sky as Left Hand

4 :01x04 - Six Wagons to the Sea

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Guest Stars: Lee Marvin as Misok Bedrozian | Arthur Batanides as Porliades | Gene Lyons as Merier | Ellen Madison as Elissa | Richard X. Slattery as Tucker

5 :01x05 - The Story of Nathan Hale

Schoolteacher Nathan Hale, a spy for the Colonial cause during the Revolutionary War, gets arrested and hung for treason but not before he spouts some famous last words.
Guest Stars: Jeremy Slate as Nathan Hale | Torin Thatcher as General Howe | Nancy Malone as Jenny | John Anderson (1) as Colonel Knowlton | Douglas Henderson as Captain Hull | Dorothy Adams as Mrs. Woodhaven | John Kellogg as Winthrop | Sandy Kenyon as Captain James | Peter Mamakos as Decker | Nora Marlowe as Widow Chich | Sean McClory as Major Carlton | Maxwell Reed as Major Hardwick | Jon Drury (1) as Guard | Arthur Gould-Porter as British Guard

6 :01x06 - Go Down, Moses

The story of Harriet Tubman and her work on the Underground Railroad helping slaves from the South escape to freedom in the North in pre-Civil War days.
Guest Stars: Ruby Dee as Harriet Tubman | Ossie Davis as John Ross | Brock Peters as Joe Bailey | Ethel Waters as Rit | Mimi Dillard as Tillie | Gloria Calomee as Mary Ann | Betty Harford as as Elizabeth Williams | Roy Barcroft as Dr. Thompson | Richard O'Brien (2) as Tarry | Isabel Cooley as Lydia | Rupert Crosse as William Still | Stephen Lander as Quaker

7 :01x07 - The Great Diamond Mountain

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Guest Stars: Barry Sullivan as William Ralston | J.D. Cannon as Clarence King | Philip Abbott as Janin | John Fiedler as Philip Arnold | Dick Foran as Colton | John McGiver as John Stack

8 :01x08 - The Treasure Train of Jefferson Davis

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Guest Stars: Michael Rennie as Jefferson Davis | Katharine Bard as Mrs. Davis | Jeff Cooper (1) as Micajah Clark | Tim O'Connor as General Breckinridge | Carl Benton Reid as Trenholm | Harry Townes as Judah P. Benjamin | Ken Lynch as General Johnston | Byron Morrow as General Beauregard | Ken Mayer as Harrison | James Noah as Captain Partler | Richard Bull as Landlord | Claude Johnson as Union Trooper | Jay Lanin as Union Lieutenant

9 :01x09 - The Outlaw and the Nun

The story of a nun named Sister Blandina who arrives in a Western town in 1872 and finds only two children in her classroom.
Guest Stars: Joan Hackett as Sister Blandina | Leif Erickson as Abel Parrish | Marion Ross as Sister Marcella | Andrew Prine as Billy the Kid | Sally Brophy as Mrs. Pierce | Richard Carlyle as Pierce

10 :01x10 - The Man Who Stole New York City

The story of Tammany Hall boss William Marcy Tweed and his reign of corruption in New York City.
Guest Stars: Carroll O'Connor as O'Rourke | Edward Andrews as William Marcy Tweed | James Daly as George Jones | Russell Collins as Watson | Byron Morrow as Mayor Hall | Walter Brooke as Taylor | Frank Maxwell as Connolly | Don Keefer as Copeland | Frank Faylen as O'Brien | Willard Sage as Jennings | Ian Wolfe as Townsend | Tom Simcox as Ford

11 :01x11 - A Boy at War

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Guest Stars: Jean Engstrom as Elizabeth | Flip Mark as Andy | Jack Chaplain as Tom Crawford | Richard Eyer as Robert | Karen Green (1) as Anne | Bernard Fox as British Lieutenant

12 :01x12 - Wild Bill Hickok - the Legend and the Man

The life story of legendary scout, gambler, and lawman Wild Bill Hickock is chronicled in this episode.
Guest Stars: Lloyd Bridges as Wild Bill Hickock | Sheree North as Agnes Lake | Leo Gordon as McCanles | Tom Reese as Mike Williams | Len Lesser as Varnes | James Griffith (1) as Harry Young | Neil Nephew as Jack McCall | Edward Knight as Brady | Larry J. Blake as Doyle | William Fawcett as Brink | Bill Walker (1) as Charlie | Vito Scotti as Ticket Agent
Director: Buzz Kulik

13 :01x13 - The Colonel from Connecticut

The story of Edwin Drake and his attempts to find a large field of oil near Titusville, PA in 1859.
Guest Stars: Whit Bissell as Benjamin Silliman | Wallace Ford as Uncle Billy Smith | Richard Kiley as Edwin L. Drake | Maggie McNamara as Laura Drake | John Alderson as Billy Robinson | Woodrow Parfrey as George Bissel | H.M. Wynant as District Attorney | Ian Wolfe as Brewer | Rayford Barnes as Eben | Walter Brooke as James Townsend | James T. Callahan as Josh | Howard Caine as Pitchman | Barry Kelley as Hughes | Guy Raymond as Wilson

14 :01x14 - Teeth of the Lion

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Guest Stars: Earl Holliman as Will Cross | Julie Sommars as Meg Jethro | Donald Losby as Billy | Collin Wilcox as Elizabeth Cross | Jesse Pearson as Tom Jethro | Kathie Sweet as Melissa | Steven Marlo as Red Deer

15 :01x15 - Rodger Young

A man suffering from a partial hearing loss joins the National Guard when war breaks out in order to prove himself.
Guest Stars: James MacArthur as Rodger Young | Patrick McVey as Dr. Crosley | George Kennedy as Sgt. Mulduney | Diane Ladd as Annie Thompson | H.M. Wynant as Lt. Waters | Hal Needham as Recruiting Officer | Geoffrey Horne as guest star | Ted Bessell as guest star | Paul Geary as guest star | Henry Beckman as guest star | Hampton Fancher as guest star
Director: Philip Leacock

16 :01x16 - The Testing of Sam Houston

The events leading up to Sam Houston's resignation of the governorship of Tennessee are dramatized.
Guest Stars: Robert Culp as Sam Houston | Victor Jory as Andrew Jackson | Kent Smith as William Carroll | Katherine Crawford as Eliza Allen | Ralph Moody as Oo-Lo-Techka | David White (1) as John C. Calhoun | Robert Emhardt as Stanbery | Mario Alcalde as Too-Chee-La | Tom Palmer (1) as Allen | June Vincent as guest star | Ken Drake as guest star | Francis DeSales as guest star | Edwin Mills as guest star | Robert Riordan as guest star | Dick Wilson (2) as guest star

17 :01x17 - The Special Courage of Captain Pratt

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Guest Stars: Paul Burke (1) as Captain Richard Pratt | John Marley as Grey Beard | Antoinette Bower as Anna Pratt | Ivan Dixon as Sgt. Willis | Denver Pyle as General Mills | Valentin de Vargas as Okahatan

18 :01x18 - The Night Raiders

The story of abolitionist John Brown's raid on the Federal arsenal at Harper's Ferry, VA, and his subsequent trial for treason.
Guest Stars: Jack Klugman as John Brown | Russell Johnson as Narrator | Torin Thatcher as Lewis Washington | James Westerfield as Thomas Green | Les Brown, Jr. as Oliver Brown | James Beck (2) as Watson Brown | Walter Burke as Higgins | Parley Baer as Mayor | Ward Wood as Edwin Coppock | John Wesley as John Copeland Jr. | Joel Fluellen as Newby | Alan Baxter as Judge | Russell Horton as Hoyt | Smoki Whitfield as Servant
Director: Philip Leacock

19 :01x19 - Plague

The events leading to the discovery of a vaccine against smallpox.
Guest Stars: Bob Cummings as Dr. Benjamin Waterhouse | Ron Howard as Daniel Waterhouse | Jacqueline Scott as Eliza Waterhouse | John Dehner as Thomas Jefferson | John McLiam as John Howard | Gina Gillespie as Ellen Howard | Gene Lyons as Dr. Aspenwell | George Mitchell as Dr. Drury | David Lewis (3) as Dr. Bartlett

20 :01x20 - The Pathfinder

The story of John C. Fremont and Kit Carson's 1844 survey team which traveled into California in the dead of winter.
Guest Stars: Rip Torn as John C. Fremont | Carroll O'Connor as Johann Sutter | Channing Pollock as Kit Carson | Arthur Batanides as Gomez | Joe De Santis as General Vallejo | Don Dubbins as Jason Chiles | David White (1) as guest star | Robert F. Simon as guest star | Harry Carter (1) as guest star | Elizabeth Perry as guest star | John Garwood as guest star | Francisco Ortega as guest star | Noel Drayton as guest star | Craig Duncan as guest star | David Nunez as guest star

21 :01x21 - The President Vanishes

In 1893, President Grover Cleveland suddenly ceases appearing at public functions and a nosy reporter wonders why.
Guest Stars: Russell Johnson as Narrator | Barry Sullivan as E. J. Edwards | Leif Erickson as President Grover Cleveland | Jeanne Vaughn as Frances Cleveland | Skip Homeier as Thurber | Harry Townes as Dr. O'Reilly | George Macready as Dr. Keen | John Marley as Callu | Jenie Jackson (1) as Carlotta | Hope Holiday as Mavis | Bart Burns as Faith | Peter Hale as Presidential Aide | Stuart Nisbet as Businessman | Chuck Hicks as Sailor

22 :01x22 - The Henry Bergh Story

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Guest Stars: Frank Cady as Drover | Brian Keith as Henry Bergh | Marion Ross as Etta Wheeler | Frank Aletter as James Welton | June Dayton as Matilda Bergh | Bernie Hamilton as Wilbur Jones

23 :01x23 - Kentucky's Bloody Ground

In the 1770's, Daniel Boone and a party of settlers establish a colony in Kentucky, the dark and bloody ground.
Guest Stars: Peter Graves (1) as Daniel Boone | Russell Johnson as Narrator | Andrew Duggan as Colonel Callaway | Peggy McCay as Mrs. Callaway | David McCallum as Captain Hanning | Arthur Hunnicutt as Simon Kenton | Judee Morton as Jemima Boone | Richard Lupino as Lt. Brown | Stuart Cooper as Flanders Callaway | Ted Eccles as James Boone | Laurie Mock as Frances Callaway
Director: Philip Leacock

24 :01x24 - The Siege of Boonesborough

Daniel Boone negotiates with Shawnees who have kidnapped his daughter and two other girls and threaten to attack the colony of Boonesborough.
Guest Stars: Peter Graves (1) as Daniel Boone | Andrew Duggan as Colonel Callaway | Peggy McCay as Mrs. Callaway | David McCallum as Captain Hanning | Arthur Hunnicutt as Simon Kenton | Judee Morton as Jemima Boone | Richard Lupino as Lt. Brown | Stuart Cooper as Flanders Callaway | Ted Eccles as James Boone | Laurie Mock as Frances Callaway | Russell Johnson as Narrator
Director: Philip Leacock

25 :01x25 - Escape

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Guest Stars: Jack Warden as Latham | Michael Constantine as Colonel Streight | Sorrell Booke as guest star | Fritz Weaver as guest star
Director: Robert Gist

26 :01x26 - The Pirate and the Patriot

The story of buccaneer Jean Lafitte and his aid to the American forces at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815.
Guest Stars: Ricardo Montalban as Jean Lafitte | Kent Smith as Grimes | John McGiver as Governor Claiborne | Frank Silvera as Gambi
Director: Philip Leacock
Warning: The Great Adventure guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Anthology | History
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Airs: Fridays at 07:30 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: September 27, 1963
Ended: May 01, 1964
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