Air Date: December 8, 1968
Written by: Milton S. Gelman
Directed by: Leo Penn
Guest Stars: David Canary (Candy Canaday), John Vernon (Beaudry), Rodolfo Acosta (Matar), Ray Teal (Sheriff Roy Coffee)
An army scout Ben once knew comes to the Ponderosa and asks Ben to stake a cattle ranch in Mira Flores, Mexico.
Trivia: This was John Vernon’s first and only appearance in the series. A long time character actor on television and movies, he was probably best remembered as Dean Wormer in the 1978 movie Animal House.