Home from the Sea

Home from the Sea

Air Date: May 1, 1966

Written by: George F. Slavin, Stanley Adams

Directed by: Jean Yarbrough

Guest Stars: Alan Bergmann (Gilly Maples), Ivor Barry (Morgan)

Two robbers appear on the Ponderosa, one claiming to be a sailor friend of Adam’s. They befriend the Cartwrights as they prepare to rob them.

Trivia: This was Alan Bergmann’s first of two appearances in the series. He would later appear in Season 10’s ‘Mark of Guilt’. An actor in the ’60s and ’70s, he became an accomplished television director in the ’80s, directing such shows as Barney Miller, Family Ties, Night Court and Archie Bunker’s Place.