Air Date: January 30, 1966
Written by: Robert V. Barron
Directed by: Gerd Oswald
Guest Stars: Richard Peabody (Sonny), Walter Burke (Jess Pherson), Tim Stafford (Jamie), Steve Raines (Darrell), Lindsay Workman (Badgett), Grandon Rhodes (Doctor), Chris Anderson (Hunter), Ray Teal (Roy Coffee)
The Cartwrights take in a mentally handicapped man whose friend has been killed; they later find out that the man is wanted for murder.
Trivia: This was Richard Peabody’s first and only appearance in the series. He is probably best remembered for his portrayal of ‘Little John’ in the ABC drama Combat which ran from 1962-1967.