A Ride in the Sun

A Ride in the Sun

Air Date: May 11, 1969

Written by: John Hawkins, Peter Germano

Directed by: Leon Benson

Guest Stars: Anthony Zerbe (John Spain), Robert Hogan (Tobias Horn), Marj Dusay (April Horn), Ray Teal (Sheriff Roy Coffee)

The Cartwrights are scammed by brother and sister con artists. Joe is determined to catch them.

Trivia: This was Anthony Zerbe’s first and only appearance in the series. A one time Emmy winner, Zerbe has kept busy in Hollywood and on stage since the late 1960s, often playing villainous or untrustworthy characters, with his narrow gaze and unsettling smirk.