To Die in Darkness

Air Date: May 5, 1968

Written by: Michael Landon

Directed by: Michael Landon

Guest Stars: David Canary (Candy Canaday), James Whitmore (John Postley), Noah Keen (Warden)

Ben and Candy have been missing for over a month. Everyone, including Joe and Hoss assume they’re dead. But, they are being held prisoner in a mine shaft by an ex-convict wrongly convicted on Ben’s testimony in court.

Trivia: This was Michael Landon’s second complete script and his directorial debut. It has been said that this was David Canary’s favorite episode.