In this series premiere, the railroad has hired men to force the farmers and ranchers of Stockton off their land. The Barkleys join with the rest of the valley to help fight them off. While at home an angry young man, Heath, shows up claiming to be the deceased Tom Barkley\'s illegitimate son.
Stars Barbara Stansyck (Victoria Barkley), Richard Long (Jarrod Barkley), Peter Breck (Nick Barkley), Lee Majors (Heath), Linda Evans (Audra Barkley)
Guest star: Vincent Gardenia (John Semple), Len Wayland (Sheriff Lyman), Malachi Throne (Crown), Dal McKennon (Abner Wirth), Dennis Cross (Hoak), Arthur Peterson (Swenson), Mel F. Allen (Morgan), Mike De Anda (Ciego)
Writer: Christopher Knopf
Director: William A. Graham