The Big Valley

The Big Valley

The Big Valley - Season 1 Episodes

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Episode 1

Palms of Glory

The valley residents turn to the Barkleys when the railroad threatens their farms and ranches.

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Episode 2

Forty Rifles

Heath considers letting a Civil War general join his mission; guest Andrew Duggan.

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Episode 3

Boots with My Father's Name

Obsessed to learn her late husband's past, Victoria endangers her life in a mining town.

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Episode 4

Young Marauders

Audra's beau, supposedly a traveling horse trainer, is part of a violent band of extortionists.

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Episode 5

The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner

The government wants an old man's land as the site for a beneficial dam; guest Arthur O'Connell.

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Episode 6


Heath faces off with the young head of a fanatic society secretly planning to blow up a Barkley mine.

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Episode 7

Winner Lose All

A Spanish nobleman threatens to foreclose on ranchers when Heath falls for his daughter (Katharine Ross).

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Episode 8

My Son, My Son

Infatuated, the son of neighbors attempts to force himself on Audra.

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Episode 9


An earthquake traps Victoria in a cave with a violent drunk and a pregnant Indian; guest Charles Bronson.

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Episode 10

The Murdered Party

Jarrod incenses neighbors and family when he defends a man accused of killing a prominent Stockton resident.

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Episode 11

The Way to Kill a Killer

Nick's childhood friend discovers anthrax in his herd while it is pastured on Barkley land.

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Episode 12

Night of the Wolf

Bitten by a rabid wolf, Nick waits out the disease's incubation alone, to spare his family; guest Ronny Howard.

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Episode 13

The Guilt of Matt Bentell

Heath claims a new foreman was once commandant of a corrupt prison camp in the Civil War; guest John Anderson.

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Episode 14

The Brawlers

Nick takes on the leader of Irish immigrants who settled illegally on Barkley land; guest Claude Akins

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Episode 15

Judgement in Heaven

Jarrod tries to reform an outlaw's girlfriend (Lynn Loring) by having her spend Christmas with the Barkleys.

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Episode 16

The Invaders

Cutthroats wound Heath while Nick and the hands are away; guest Yvonne Craig.

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Episode 17

By Fires Unseen

Nick's new fiancee joins the family on an annual camping trip in the mountains, but jealousy ends in tragedy.

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Episode 18

A Time to Kill

An old school chum of Jarrod's may be a counterfeiter and bank robber; guest William Shatner.

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Episode 19

Teacher of Outlaws

Victoria is startled to learn why outlaws kidnapped her while she was substituting for a schoolteacher.

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Episode 20

Under a Dark Star

Jarrod insists on helping an ex-inmate whose murder conviction was overturned; guests Bruce Dern, Albert Salmi.

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Episode 21

Barbary Red

A dance-hall girl (Jill St. John) helps Jarrod rescue Nick and some ranch hands shanghaied by a captain.

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Episode 22

The Death Merchant

A killer involves himself in a quarrel between the Barkleys and neighbors, already resulting in a death.

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Episode 23

The Fallen Hawk

After Heath asks a friend to do a job, the man is thrown from a horse and paralyzed; guest Marilyn Mason.

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Episode 24


In a secretive town, Jarrod investigates Heath's hatred of a man rescued from bounty hunters.

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Episode 25

Into the Widow's Web

Heath finds more than he bargained for when he takes the blame for killing an old love's drunken husband.

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Episode 26

By Force and Violence

Victoria forces an escaped convict at gunpoint to rescue Heath from beneath a mudslide; guest Bruce Dern.

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Episode 27

The River Monarch

The Barkley men must clear their father's name of accusations of taking Union Army gold thought lost in a shipwreck.

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Episode 28

The Midas Man

Audra falls for a speculator planning to foreclose on desperate ranchers to whom he gave high-interest loans.

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Episode 29

Tunnel of Gold

Victoria helps a friend and her ex-outlaw husband who have opened a store next to a warehouse of gold.

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Episode 30

Last Train to the Fair

A doctor treating train-passenger Audra for appendicitis meets enemies who reveal a secret from his past.

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