Season 1 Breakdown
Normal Episodes: 30
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
Normal Episodes: 30
TV Specials: 0
TV Movies: 0
The Big Valley Season 1 (1965-1966)
|1x01 Palms of Glory |
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. ...
|Sep. 15, 1965|
|1x02 Forty Rifles |
While preparing for a major cattle drive bunching the Barkley's herd with those of other ranchers, Heath has major difficulties being accepted as a Barkley, especially by the ranch ...
|Sep. 22, 1965|
|1x03 Boots with My Father's Name |
Victoria begins to wonder if Tom ever truly loved her, if he could go off and have an affair which produces a child. So she's off to Heath's hometown Strawberry to find out more about ...
|Sep. 29, 1965|
|1x04 Young Marauders |
Audra is save by a man who claims to be a mustang hunter, but who's band of mustangers are also extorting protection money from the farmers and ranchers of Stockon. While Audra is smitten ...
|Oct. 06, 1965|
|1x05 The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner |
Victoria sells land to an old friend, while the Barkley boys are part of a plan to flood it!!!
|Oct. 13, 1965|
|1x06 Heritage |
While Heath investigates violence at one of the Barkley mines, he discovers that the miners hate the Barkley's for unkept promises. This discovered they work to set things right before ...
|Oct. 20, 1965|
|1x07 Winner Lose All |
Heath falls for a beautiful spanish girl, whose father happens to be involved in a land dispute with the Barkleys! Her father disapproves of Heath because of his illegitamate birth, ...
|Oct. 27, 1965|
|1x08 My Son, My Son |
An old childhood friend of Audra's returns whom she'd like to be involved with. She doesn't know however that he is emotionally disturbed, dangerously so.
|Nov. 03, 1965|
|1x09 Earthquake! |
Victoria is in a mission church with a pregnant indian woman, when an earthquake collapses it into a forgotten mine underneath. As if the situation isn't isn't bad enough. . they are ...
|Nov. 10, 1965|
|1x10 The Murdered Party |
Jarrod defends a man accused of murder, even though the only witness is his own brother, Heath!!
|Nov. 17, 1965|
|1x11 The Way to Kill a Killer |
When one of Nick's old friends, Mariano Montoya, comes through town on his way to sell his cattle, trouble hits in the form of deadly anthrax. The man's cattle begin to die off and ...
|Nov. 24, 1965|
|1x12 Night of the Wolf |
When Nick is bitten by a rabid wolf, he makes Heath swear not to say a word, and leaves town so his family will not have to witness what will happen to him.
|Dec. 01, 1965|
|1x13 The Guilt of Matt Bentell |
When the Barkleys invite the foreman of their logging operations to dinner, Heath walks in and tries to kill the man on sight. It turns out that the man is Matt Bentell, the warden ...
|Dec. 08, 1965|
|1x14 The Brawlers |
A group of irish immigrants settle down on Barkley land, believing that they bought the land legally. Nick, along with the others at first, believes they are merely squatters. They, ...
|Dec. 15, 1965|
|1x15 Judgement in Heaven |
Jarrod decides to bring home one of his clients, a young woman named Maybelle, for Christmas. Her accused crime aiding and abbetting her outlaw boyfriend, a boyfriend who recently escaped ...
|Dec. 22, 1965|
|1x16 The Invaders |
While out counting cattle Heath comes across a dead animal. When he gets down off of his horse to investigate, he is shot by the same rawhiders who killed the cow. When they realize ...
|Dec. 29, 1965|
|1x17 By Fires Unseen |
Nick returns from a trip from San Francisco with a big surprise. . . a fiance!! While he is completely smitten with her, the rest of the family isn't so quickly won over. They see the ...
|Jan. 05, 1966|
|1x18 A Time to Kill |
Jarrod is happy to see an old law school friend. . until he learns there is a secret service agent on his tail. It seems everywhere he goes counterfeit money follows, and Jarrod is ...
|Jan. 19, 1966|
|1x19 Teacher of Outlaws |
Mistaken for the schoolteacher, Victoria is kidnapped by an outlaw who wishes to learn to read.
|Feb. 02, 1966|
|1x20 Under a Dark Star |
A guilt ridden Jarrod offers to help a man that he helped to convict of a crime that Jarrod now knows that he did not commit. Even though the man threatened to kill Jarrod at the t ...
|Feb. 09, 1966|
|1x21 Barbary Red |
While having a birthday drink at The Barbary Red saloon with two of his ranch hands, Nick is shanghaied.
|Feb. 16, 1966|
|1x22 The Death Merchant |
Handy Random, theman who killed the man that killed Tom Barkley, comes to Stockton. It's a happy reunion for all but Heath who hates the man, and for good reason. Everywhere he goes ...
|Feb. 23, 1966|
|1x23 The Fallen Hawk |
Heath feels that his friend's injury and paralysis is his fault, and ends up being used by the man.
|Mar. 02, 1966|
|1x24 Hazard |
A man comes to the ranch looking for Heath and gets shot by bounty hunters. It turns out he's not a friend of Heath's like he stated, in fact Heath has sworn to kill him himself.
|Mar. 09, 1966|
|1x25 Into the Widow's Web |
Heath's childhood sweetheart Libby suddenly reappears in his life, bringing nothing but trouble.He ends up thrown in jail, accused of the murder of Liberty's drunken husband, by the ...
|Mar. 23, 1966|
|1x26 By Force and Violence |
When Victoria and Heath head up to the lodge to prepare things for the whole family, their pleasant ride turns into a nightmare. After becoming stuck in a muddy section of road, Heath ...
|Mar. 30, 1966|
|1x27 The River Monarch |
When a riverboat belonging to the the Barkleys, which sank years before taking with it a fortune in government gold, is recovered, the gold is nowhere to be found. Rumors and accusations ...
|Apr. 06, 1966|
|1x28 The Midas Man |
Audra falls for a man out to make money off the other ranchers in the valley, by taking their land.
|Apr. 13, 1966|
|1x29 Tunnel of Gold |
Some men try to dig a tunnel from a general store to the train depot next door, to steal the Barkley's gold shipment.
|Apr. 20, 1966|
|1x30 Last Train to the Fair |
While on their way to the fair in Sacremento, Audra is stricken with a severe case of appendicitis. Fortunately there is a doctor on board, unfortunately he is being chased down by ...
|Apr. 27, 1966|
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Season 1 Characters
Season 1 Videos
01x23 The Fallen Hawk (51:15)
01x26 By Force And Violence (51:19)
01x18 A Time To Kill (51:19)
01x10 The Murdered Party (51:08)
Season 1 Quotes
|Season 1 / Episode 28: - The Midas Man|
Victoria Barkley: One woman is rarely enough for a man like Scott Breckenridge. The need for conquest is too strong. They simply aren't the marrying kind.
|Season 1 / Episode 2: - Forty Rifles|
Victoria Barkley: Audra, would you get my sewing basket? There seems to be a button missing at the top of your dress.
Season 1 Trivia
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