New Man

New Man

Air Date: October 10, 1972

Written by: Jack B. Sowards

Directed by: Leo Penn

Guest Stars: Ronny Cox (Lucas), Charles Dierkop (Shorty), Jeff Morris (Tulsa), Bing Russell (Clem Foster)

Griff returns to the Ponderosa with Ben to start his new life.

Trivia: The sequel to ‘Riot’. This was Ronny Cox’s only appearance in the series. A versatile character actor, Cox is remembered best as the moral-minded and ill-fated Drew who instigates the legendary “Dueling Banjos” sequence with a mountain boy in Deliverance (1972), Cox is a real-life singer/songwriter/guitarist as well as master storyteller. He and his band do about 80 shows a year at folk festivals, small theatres and other folk venues.