Showdown at Tahoe

Air Date: November 19, 1967

Written by: Thomas Thompson

Directed by: Gerald Mayer

Guest Stars: David Canary (Candy Canaday), Richard Anderson (Jameson Fillmore), Karl Swenson (Capt. Nells Larson), Sheila Larken (Julie Larson), Kevin Hagen (Brother Guy)

Jamison Fillmore and his gang plan to rob a million dollars from Ben’s timber operation, then use his paddle wheel steamboat, the Dixie, to escape across Lake Tahoe.

Trivia: Two future cast members of Little House on the Prairie, Karl Swenson (Larson) and Kevin Hagen (Brother Guy) appear in this episode. They would portray Lars Hanson and Doctor Hiram Baker on Michael Landon’s next series.