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Series regulars or semi-regulars in 'The Oregon Trail' in the 1970s:



1970s Episode Guide for 'The Oregon Trail':


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

September 21, 1977: Hard Ride Home
Season 1, episode 1
W: Michael Gleason, Eugene Price   D: Burt Brinckerhoff, Herb Wallerstein

With Hoke Howell (Vaughn), Wilford Brimley (Joseph Burke), Ken Swofford (Cutler), William Windom (Packy), Michael LeClair (Horace Sawyer).
Series premiere. Western-bound pioneers, led by wagonmaster Evan Thorpe (Rod Taylor), become stranded when Thorpe's 12-year-old son (Tony Becker) takes a sacred burial spear, provoking a massive Indian attack.

September 21, 1977: The Last Game
Season 1, episode 2
W: Eugene Price   D: Herb Wallerstein

With Hoke Howell (Vaughn), John Vernon (Charles Shrigley), Carole Tru Foster (Effie), William Windom (Packy), Francesca Jarvis (Helen Olsen).

September 28, 1977: The Waterhole
Season 1, episode 3
W: Nicholas Corea   D: Virgil Vogel

With Kim Hunter (Liz Webster), Lonny Chapman (Coe Webster), Jean Rasey (Ellie Webster), William Phipps.
Wagonmaster Evan Thorpe and his scout battle dust storms, intense heat and injury in their search for water to relieve the drought-plagued pioneers.

October 12, 1977: Trappers' Rendezvous
Season 1, episode 4
W: Nicholas Corea   D: Hollingsworth Morse

With Claude Akins (Lemus Harker), Ted Gehring (Tobias).
When the wagon train's scout is captured by hostile mountain men, Evan Thorpe must fight their leader in order to win the man's freedom.

October 19, 1977: The Army Deserter
Season 1, episode 5
W: Eugene Price   D: Herb Wallerstein

With Kevin McCarthy (Levering), Nicholas Hammond, Clu Gulager (Harris).
A soldier, sickened by his participation in Indian killings, holds Andy Thorpe captive when a search party attempts to capture the deserter.

October 26, 1977: Hannah's Girls
Season 1, episode 6
W: Nicholas Corea   D: Don Richardson

With Stella Stevens (Hannah Morgan), Denise Galik (Libby Owens), Billy Green Bush (Miles Sharpe), Mills Watson (Dixie Long), Suzanne Hunt (Kate Bowles), Louisa Moritz.
When a series of unfortunate incidents occur, Evan Thorpe regrets his invitation to a group of mail-order brides to join the wagon train.


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