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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'How The West Was Won' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'How The West Was Won':


(Episodes with dates prior to 1970 aired as reruns during the '70s.)

February 6, 1977: Provost Marshal
Season 1, episode 1
W: Ron Bishop, Jim Byrnes, Earl Wallace et al   D: Burt Kennedy, Daniel Mann

With Eva Marie Saint (Kate Macahan), Anthony Zerbe (Provost Marshal Martin Grey), Royal Dano (Elam Hawks), Brit Lind (Erica Hawks), John Dehner (Bishop Benjamin), David Huddleston (Christy Judson), Don Murray (Anderson).
An ex-captain who is now a bounty hunter and who also holds a commission as a Provost Marshal is hunting down Army deserters, with Luke Macahan at the top of his list.

February 7, 1977: Erika
Season 1, episode 2

With Eva Marie Saint (Kate Macahan), Anthony Zerbe (Provost Marshal Martin Grey), Royal Dano (Elam Hawks), Brit Lind (Erica Hawks), John Dehner (Bishop Benjamin), David Huddleston (Christy Judson), Don Murray (Anderson), Jack Elam (Cully Madigan), Paul Fix (Portagee).
Mountain man Zeb joins an old friend in a search for the friend's son who has been kidnapped by Indians. On the home front, Mama holds down the farm and succumbs to the romantic overtures of a mysterious stranger. Son Luke finds romance while recovering from gunshot wounds.

February 14, 1977: Bowie John Christie
Season 1, episode 3

With Eva Marie Saint (Kate Macahan), Anthony Zerbe (Provost Marshal Martin Grey), Royal Dano (Elam Hawks), Brit Lind (Erica Hawks), John Dehner (Bishop Benjamin), David Huddleston (Christy Judson), Don Murray (Anderson), Jack Elam (Cully Madigan), Paul Fix (Portagee), Woody Strode (Arapaho Chief).
After overcoming a ruthless bounty hunter, hostile Indians and a saloon girl's greed, the Macahans are able to set out for Oregon.





February 12, 1978: Buffalo Story
Season 2, episode 1
W: Katharyn Powers, Calvin Clements Jr., Earl Wallace, John Mantley   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Ricardo Montalban (Satangkai), Lloyd Bridges (Orville Gant), Cameron Mitchell (Coulee John Brinkerhoff), Horst Buchholz (Sergei), Elyssa Davalos (Hillary Gant), Mel Ferrer (Hale Burton), Brian Keith (Gen. Stonecipher), Christopher Lee (Grand Duke).
Season debut of the series about an American family in the Old West following the Civil War. Shot and left for dead by his own troops when he tries to stop his Indian-hating Colonel from slaughtering a defenseless Arapaho village, calvalry scout Zeb Macahan returns to his prairie farm to take his family, his dead brother's wife and children west to Oregon.

February 19, 1978: Mormon Story
Season 2, episode 2
W: Colley Cibber, William Kelley, Katharyn Powers, et al   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Ricardo Montalban (Satangkai), Lloyd Bridges (Orville Gant), Cameron Mitchell (Coulee John Brinkerhoff), Horst Buchholz (Sergei), Elyssa Davalos (Hillary Gant), Mel Ferrer (Hale Burton), Brian Keith (Gen. Stonecipher), Christopher Lee (Grand Duke).
Zeb takes the side of the Indians when a member of the Russian royal family is killed while illegally hunting buffalo. Laura, meanwhile, accepts a proposal of marriage, and Luke is on the run again when his past catches up with him.

February 26, 1978: Interlude
Season 2, episode 3
W: Katharyn Powers, Calvin Clements Jr., Earl Wallace, et al   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Ricardo Montalban (Satangkai), Lloyd Bridges (Orville Gant), Cameron Mitchell (Coulee John Brinkerhoff), Horst Buchholz (Sergei), Elyssa Davalos (Hillary Gant), Mel Ferrer (Hale Burton), Brian Keith (Gen. Stonecipher), Christopher Lee (Grand Duke), Richard Basehart (Col. Flint).
Zeb Macahan is reunited with the woman he loved, who was believed to have been slain in an Indian massacre, Laura prepares to become the third wife of a Mormon, and Luke returns to warn the sheriff about a planned gold shipment robbery.

March 5, 1978: Orville Gant
Season 2, episode 4
W: Katharyn Powers, Calvin Clements Jr., Earl Wallace, et al   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Ricardo Montalban (Satangkai), Lloyd Bridges (Orville Gant), Elyssa Davalos (Hillary Gant), Richard Basehart (Col. Flint), Ramon Bieri (Gen. Sheridan), Tim Matheson (Curt Grayson), Vera Miles (Beth), William Shatner (Capt. Harrison).
Zeb is confused when Beth tries to leave town before his murder trial is to start; Luke's attempt to foil the robbery fails, and Jessie faces death.

March 12, 1978: Amnesty
Season 2, episode 5
W: Earl Wallace, Calvin Clements Jr., Jack Miller, John Mantley   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Vera Miles (Beth), William Shatner (Capt. Harrison), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Rensen), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Iron Eyes Cody (Medicine Man), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf).
Zeb, trailing Beth to a mountain outpost, is stunned when he discovers she is married.

March 19, 1978: Cattle Drive
Season 2, episode 6
W: Earl Wallace, Calvin Clements Jr., John Mantley   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Warren Kemmerling (Judge Rensen), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Jared Martin (Frank Grayson), Stephen Elliott (Zachary Knight), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman).
Zeb takes Jessie to a medicine man in a desperate attempt to save the youngster's life.

March 26, 1978: Robber's Roost
Season 2, episode 7
W: Earl Wallace, Calvin Clements Jr., John Mantley, Howard Fast   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Iron Eyes Cody (Medicine Man).
While Zeb is in Texas rounding up cattle to feed starving Indians in the north, Aunt Molly and Jessie are the only survivors of a stagecoach catastrophe.

April 9, 1978: Brothers
Season 2, episode 8
W: Calvin Clements, John Mantley, Earl Wallace   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Stephen Elliott (Zachary Knight), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Eric Braeden (Francis Britten), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Rensen), Kay Lenz (Doreen), Jared Martin (Frank Grayson), Ralph Brannen (Otter Belt).
Zeb starts out on a perilous cattle drive across Texas wastelands in a desperate attempt to save a starving Indian tribe.

April 16, 1978: Cattle Drive
Season 2, episode 9
W: Earl Wallace, Calvin Clements Jr., John Mantley   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Stephen Elliott (Zachary Knight), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Eric Braeden (Francis Britten), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Rensen), Kay Lenz (Doreen), Jared Martin (Frank Grayson).
Zeb and Luke Macahan gamble on a plan which would send Luke to jail in Texas while he awaits a pardon for murder from Missouri. Meanwhle, Jesse and a young Indian face the possibility of being sold into slavery.

April 23, 1978: Episode 10
Season 2, episode 10

With Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Del Rensen), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf).
Zeb Macahan's cattle drive is attacked by hostile Arapaho Indians, and Luke, in jail and awaiting a hearing, begins to seriously doubt that his gamble on a pardon will pay off.

April 30, 1978: Episode 11
Season 2, episode 11

With Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Rensen), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Kay Lenz (Doreen), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Eric Braeden (Francis Britten).
Zeb is unaware that thieves are following the cattle drive; young Josh rides to visit Luke in jail and is wooed by a pretty saloon girl; Aunt Molly finds gold on the Macahan homestead.

May 7, 1978: Episode 12
Season 2, episode 12

With Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Rensen), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Kay Lenz (Doreen), Jared Martin (Frank Grayson), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Eric Braeden (Francis Britten), Stephen Elliot (Zachary Knight).
Zeb Macahan confronts the thieves who are following the cattle drive; Josh falls in love with a saloon girl; Aunt Molly and the girls are conned into splitting their gold strike.

May 14, 1978: Episode 13
Season 2, episode 13

With Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Del Rensen), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), James Almanzar (Hazett), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Warren Vanders (Brant), Kay Lenz (Doreen), Eric Braeden (Britten), Stephen Elliott (Zachary Knight), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Jared Martin (Frank Grayson).
Josh is framed by the girl he loves, while chaos overtakes Luke's extradition hearing and Zeb's cattle face a water shortage.

May 21, 1978: Deek
Season 2, episode 14
W: Earl Wallace, Calvin Clements Jr., John Mantley   D: Bernard McEveety, Vincent McEveety

With Harris Yulin (Deek Peasley), Warren Kemmerling (Judge Del Rensen), Ed Lauter (Martin Stillman), Pat Petersen (Jeffrey), Slim Pickens (Tap Henry), Joshua Gallegos (Stone Hand), Ivan Naranjo (One Wolf), Kay Lenz (Doreen), Eric Braeden (Britten), Stephen Elliott (Zachary Knight), Michael Conrad (Marshal Russell), Jared Martin (Frank Grayson).
Final episode of the series. Zeb is in a desperate race to save Luke and Josh from being gunned down by a crazed ex-sheriff who blames Luke for crippling him.





January 15, 1979: The Gunfighter
Season 3, episode 1
W: Ron Bishop, Steve Hayes   D: Vincent McEveety

With Peter Bourne (Farmer Olaf), Neil Flanagan (Farmer Henry), Burton Gilliam (Cory Nealson), Richard Lockmiller (Beecher), Jared Martin (Frank Grayson), Ed McCready (Charlie), Dan Monahan (Tim Ferguson), Jacqueline Scott (Mrs. Ferguson), Kerry Sherman (Cathy Ferguson), Morgan Woodward (Henry Coe), Richard Wright (Glen Nealson), David S. Cass Sr. (Dave Nichols).
A local land baron hires a gunfighter to "persuade" neighboring homesteaders to vacate the valley.

January 22, 1979: The Rustler
Season 3, episode 2
W: Calvin Clements, John Mantley   D: Barry Crane

With Arline Anderson (Mrs. Kearney), Owen Bush (Craig), Jeff East (Orly), Dan Ferrone (Louis), Skip Homeier (Minister Boyle), Keith McDermott (Everett), Craig T. Nelson (Tugger), Ford Rainey (Barrett), Guy Stockwell (Sheriff Andrews), Vincent Van Patten (Bob Cooper), Noble Willingham (Hank Carter), Taylor Lacher (Ferris).
Zeb and Luke hunt down a young driver whose gang raided the Mexican Appaloosa herd.

February 5, 1979: The Enemy
Season 3, episode 3
W: Ron Bishop, Steve Hayes   D: Gunnar Hellstrom

With Lee Bryant (Elizabeth Baxter), William Bryant (Colonel Worth), Douglas Dirkson (Tally Gibson), Victor Eschbach (Harley), Paul Koslo (Jobe Pender), Duane Loken (Wolf Paw), Ken Lynch (Mace), Richard Moll (Mose Hatch), Kip Niven (Lt. Ayeless), Denver Pyle (Sgt. Tripp), Don Shanks (Red Kettle).
Zeb Macahan, a naive Army lieutenant and his followers are trapped in a deadly ambush between two Indian tribes.

February 12, 1979: The Innocent
Season 3, episode 4
W: Ray Goldrup   D: Alf Kjellin

With Belinda Balaski (Missy), Bibi Besch (Cora Johnson), Ron Hayes (Sheriff Pinter), Perry Lang (Willie Johnson), Fredric Lehne (Jacob Kelsay), Barney McFadden (Esau Kelsay), George Petrie (Dr. Baker), Charles Tyner (Eli Kelsay).
Josh gets involved with a widow and a ferryboater's feud.

February 26, 1979: Hillary
Season 3, episode 5
W: Earl W. Wallace   D: Irving J. Moore

With Luke Askew (Wesley Bowdin), Anthony Battaglia (Billy Joe Jethro), Wilford Brimley (Sheriff Daniels), George Caldwell (Andy Hooper), Woodrow Chambliss (Mr. Greevy), Booth Colman (Art Kingsley), Sarah Cunningham (Miss Corwin), Ken Curtis (Sheriff Gant), Ben Davidson (Herman), Sarah Handy (Mrs. Atwoood), Ted Jordan (Willie), Richard Kelton (Clay Hollingsworth), John Quade (Waddie Travers), Sean Roche (Chris Bodine/Jennings), Fran Ryan (Mrs. Holmes), Marty Smith (Alfy).
Luke, with a price on his head, sets out to find the gunslinger who can clear him of murder charges.

March 5, 1979: Le Affaire Riel
Season 3, episode 6
W: John Mantley, Calvin Clements   D: Harry Falk

With Ramon Bieri (General Sheridan), Dennis Bowen (Lt. Anderson), Philip Bruns (Doc Tivers), Laura Campbell (Marie Revard), Jeff David (Jacques), David Dukes (Louis Riel), Mike Howden (Kooner), Gary Imhoff (Lt. Barker), Paul Henry Itkin (Rene), Robert Miano (Antoine La Fourche), Lois Red Elk (Chana), Titos Vandis (Henri).
Zeb attempts to lure a fugitive revolutionist into the open by kidnapping the man's beautiful mistress.

March 12, 1979: The Scavengers
Season 3, episode 7
W: Calvin Clements Jr.   D: Ralph Senensky

With John Beck (Clay Wesley), Alan Caillou (Captain Ian), Mitch Carter (Beard), Jerry Gatlin (Mo), Katy Kurtzman (Nettie), Lance LeGault (Zachary), Miki McKenzie (Young Wife), Dorothy Meyer (Hattie), Davis Roberts (Douglas), Jack Stauffer (David), Carol Vogel (Chastity), Lee De Broux (Larch).
Molly and Laura are held for ransom and Zeb is left for dead after the riverboat they are traveling on is attacked by pirates.

March 19, 1979: The Forgotten
Season 3, episode 8
W: Ray Goldrup, Earl W. Wallace   D: Barry Crane

With Parley Baer (Dr. Gunnerson), Steve Brodie (Sgt. Chester Worth), Bradford Dillman (Colonel Craig), Brian Farrell (Private Atwell), Missy Gold (Stacy Willow), Ken Marshall (Private Willow), Laurie Prange (Prudence Willow), Brad Wilkin (Billy Twiggs).
The Macahans take in a Confederate veteran who has just come out of the mountains.

April 2, 1979: Luke
Season 3, episode 9
W: Calvin Clements, John Mantley   D: Vincent McEveety

With James Best (Sheriff Gruner), John Crawford (Marshal Towne), Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. (Jose), L.Q. Jones (Batlin), Harry Lauter (Marshal Benton), Gerald McRaney (Thorne), Belinda Montgomery (Florrie Thompson), Maria O'Brien (Luisa), Richard O'Brien (Sheriff), Marla Pennington (Blossom), David Sheiner (Wilson), Ken Swofford (Grimes), Mills Watson (Hutch), Russell Wiggins (Alan Thompson).
Luke hooks up with a pretty but lethal bank robber while dodging bounty hunters in a last-ditch effort to clear his name.

April 16, 1979: China Girl
Season 3, episode 10
W: Calvin Clements Jr.   D: Joseph Pevney

With Rosalind Chao (Li Sin), Chao-Li Chi (Storekeeper), Bill Fletcher (Boatswain), Jerry Fujikawa (Immigrant), John Fujioka (Song), J.D. Hall (Black Man), Tad Horino (Chang), Robert Ito (Chuk), Joseph Kim (Doctor), Richard Lee Sung (Sentinel), Keye Luke (Leong Chung Hua), Soon-Teck Oh (Kee), Beulah Quo (Ah Kam), Dennis Sakamoto (Ho), Bill Zuckert (Ship's Doctor).
The immigrant father of a Chinese girl who was raped orders her illegitimate child to be destroyed.

April 23, 1979: The Slavers
Season 3, episode 11
W: Dick Nelson   D: Joseph Pevney

With Jorge Cervera Jr. (Luis), Jose DeVega (Caballero), Pilar Del Rey (Esperanza), John Doucette (Sheriff Boland), Richard Evans (Druey), Med Flory (Sheriff Millet), Gina Gallego (Helena), Mike Gomez (Brother Carlos), Luise Heath (Mia), Rex Holman (Luther), Roy Jenson (Trako), Fernando Lamas (Fierro), Mark Lenard (Forane), Joaquin Martinez (Amando Perez), Read Morgan (Morton), Eduardo Ricard (Padre), Sam Vlahos (Alfredo).
Zeb uncovers a white slavery ring while trying to locate the missing daughter of an old friend. (Last show of the series.)


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