The Best Episodes Directed by Paul Landres

Substitute Gun

#1 - Substitute Gun

Maverick Season 4 - Episode 29

Bart matches wits - and bullets - with a professional gunman... and learns that a beautiful woman can be more deadly than hired killers.

star 10.00
2 votes
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Flipper and the Horse Thieves

#2 - Flipper and the Horse Thieves

Flipper Season 2 - Episode 12

While Bud shows off Flipper to his new friend Stevie, thieves steal Stevies valuable show horse.

star 9.00
1 votes
Ordeal

#3 - Ordeal

The Rifleman Season 2 - Episode 8

When their wagon breaks down, Mark and an injured Lucas are stranded in the desert.

star 8.20
8 votes
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Training Wheels

#4 - Training Wheels

Adam-12 Season 5 - Episode 5

The officers undergo their driver refresher courses to hone their pursuit and driving skills, but a rash of car strippers brings about a new approach suggested by Officer Wells: going undercover as paperboys riding bicycles to find the thieves. Hilarity ensues; Wells wrecks his bicycle that belonged to a young girl, Malloy deals with an irate newspaper customer, and Reed and Malloy pull over a VW Microbus on a traffic violation where the driver's parrot chanted "Down with Pigs!", but the tactics work and the officers break up the car stripping ring.

star 8.05
39 votes
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The Raid

#5 - The Raid

The Rifleman Season 1 - Episode 37

When renegade Apaches wound Lucas and kidnap Mark, Marshal Torrance joins with U.S. Marshal Sam Buckhart to form a rescue posse.

star 8.00
11 votes
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Cain's Birthday (1)

#6 - Cain's Birthday (1)

Daniel Boone Season 1 - Episode 25

Boone seems guilty of betrayal when he allows Choctaws to capture the town's men

star 7.57
65 votes
The Devil's Necklace (2)

#7 - The Devil's Necklace (2)

Maverick Season 4 - Episode 32

The Apaches catch Bart red-handed with a wagonload of liquor and a kidnapped Indian girl - and that means war.

star 7.50
2 votes
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Dark Day at North Fork

#8 - Dark Day at North Fork

The Rifleman Season 3 - Episode 24

Blinded in an explosion, Lucas fights despair as he prepares for a meeting with a gun-toting enemy.

star 7.25
6 votes
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Short Rope for a Tall Man

#9 - Short Rope for a Tall Man

The Rifleman Season 3 - Episode 27

Lucas, accused of horse theft, struggles to clear himself before a lynch mob catches up.

star 7.14
5 votes
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Enter Mark Twain

#10 - Enter Mark Twain

Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 5

Samuel Clemens arrives in Virginia City to write for the Territorial Enterprise at the same time a crooked politician tries to lay claim on the Ponderosa.

star 7.12
76 votes
Cain's Birthday (2)

#11 - Cain's Birthday (2)

Daniel Boone Season 1 - Episode 26

Lacking water and powder, the women and children of Boonesborough seem easy prey for attacking Choctaws.

star 7.11
63 votes
Doll of Sorrow

#12 - Doll of Sorrow

Daniel Boone Season 1 - Episode 28

Israel accidentally startles a passing peddler's horse and his goods are ruined. Daniel agrees to compensate Seth Jannings for his loss, but matters are complicated when Jannings steals a sacred mourning doll from the wife of a Native American chief and plans to hold it for ransom. Knowing that this could lead to major hostilities with the Native Americans, Daniel puts his own neck on the line to retrieve the doll from Jannings.

star 7.11
65 votes
Death on Sun Mountain

#13 - Death on Sun Mountain

Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 2

Greedy opportunist Mark Burdette and his accomplice Early Thorne stir up trouble between the Paiute tribe and the citizens of Virginia City. Ben discovers Burdette and Thorne are selling antelope beef to the miners and finds the price too high. He offers the miners beef at a more reasonable price. Burdette and Thorne retaliate by framing the Paiute's for attacks, by dressing as them and killing ranchers. Based on a factual accounting. Lorne Greene's first voice-over narration, and no landing constructed yet for the Ponderosa stairway.

star 7.02
120 votes
The Paiute War

#14 - The Paiute War

Bonanza Season 1 - Episode 4

Trader Mike Wilson attempts to escape punishment by the Paiute Indians after mistreating two of their women, by placing the blame on Adam. A fierce war between the Paiutes and the California militia follows, and the Paiutes seize Adam as hostage. Very impressive battle scenes in the this first mini-epic of the series. This episode did all it could to stage the real thing; 50 Indians were used and 50 cavalry actors and extras were used, and the production involved three days of shooting on location. This episode encompassed both the biggest cast and most costly stunts. This episode is based on the factual accounting that occured in May and June of 1860.

star 7.02
108 votes
The Devil's Necklace (1)

#15 - The Devil's Necklace (1)

Maverick Season 4 - Episode 31

Bart just made the deal of a lifetime: he blindly purchased a wagonload of merchandise - including a bound and gagged Indian girl.

star 7.00
2 votes
Predator of Wameru

#16 - Predator of Wameru

Daktari Season 1 - Episode 2

Dr. Tracy sets out after a poacher, who has set dozens of animal traps all over the reserve.

star 7.00
29 votes
Judy And The Hyena

#17 - Judy And The Hyena

Daktari Season 1 - Episode 15

Judy the chimp, who was once bitten by a hyena, gets nervous, scared and agitated when she sees Paul and Jack bring in an injured hyena pup. Dr. Tracy has a difficult time keeping Judy calm enough so he can treat the hyena.

star 7.00
1 votes
Benefit of Doubt

#18 - Benefit of Doubt

Maverick Season 4 - Episode 30

In typical Maverick tradition, cousin Brent gets involved with two beautiful sisters one of whom is planning to do him in.

star 6.50
2 votes
Slingshot

#19 - Slingshot

Flipper Season 2 - Episode 19

Bud, Ulla and Stevie are trapped when their truck swerves into a drainage canal.

star 5.00
2 votes
Flipper's Odyssey (1)

#20 - Flipper's Odyssey (1)

Flipper Season 2 - Episode 16

Flipper is captured by some fishermen who transport him a long way up the coast to stock a new marine exhibit.

star 0.00
0 votes
Flipper's Odyssey (2)

#21 - Flipper's Odyssey (2)

Flipper Season 2 - Episode 17

The Ricks family sails up the coast in search of their missing friend, Flipper, only to find that the dolphin that saved a man's life, and who they hoped would be Flipper, has gone.

star 0.00
0 votes
Flipper's Odyssey (3)

#22 - Flipper's Odyssey (3)

Flipper Season 2 - Episode 18

While Flipper recovers from the injuries received during a battle with an alligator, Bud grieves over the loss of his pet just a few miles down the coast.

star 0.00
0 votes
Gift Dolphin

#23 - Gift Dolphin

Flipper Season 2 - Episode 23

While fishing in the waters off Florida, visiting Prince Kaza and a state department official run aground on a reef. Sharks appear while the pair attempt to free the boat.

star 0.00
0 votes
Outlaw's Son

#24 - Outlaw's Son

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 1

The Lone Ranger and Tonto are after an outlaw who is trying to leave the gang and go back to the wife and son he left years ago.

star 0.00
0 votes
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Outlaw Underground

#25 - Outlaw Underground

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 2

The Lone Ranger and Tonto meet up with a newspaper reporter from the East who has disguised himself as an outlaw in order to infiltrate a network that hides fugitives from the law.

star 0.00
0 votes
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The Map

#26 - The Map

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 10

A boy helps foil crooks who want control of railroad land.

star 0.00
0 votes
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Treason at Dry Creek

#27 - Treason at Dry Creek

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 13

Pony Express Relay Station Agent peddles Army secrets to the Indians.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Condemned Man

#28 - The Condemned Man

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 14

The Lone Ranger faces a firing squad.

star 0.00
0 votes
The New Neighbor

#29 - The New Neighbor

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 15

The Lone Ranger is the only one who knows the true identity of a mysterious stranger who settles in the West and becomes involved in a battle of ranchers over water rights.

star 0.00
0 votes
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Trader Boggs

#30 - Trader Boggs

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 19

A blackguard plans to bomb Barnaby Boggs' business.

star 0.00
0 votes
Bandits in Uniform

#31 - Bandits in Uniform

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 20

Outlaws pose as tax collectors to cover their crimes.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Godless Men

#32 - The Godless Men

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 21

A young preacher is victimized by highwaymen and robbed of money he has collected for the building of a church.

star 0.00
0 votes
Right to Vote

#33 - Right to Vote

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 23

The Lone Ranger must recover stolen petitions.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Sheriff's Son

#34 - The Sheriff's Son

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 24

A sheriff's son is bitter upon his release from prison because his own father had arrested him.

star 0.00
0 votes
Tumblerock Law

#35 - Tumblerock Law

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 25

An important witness, held in jail, is counted on by the sheriff to give testimony that will smash the town boss.

star 0.00
0 votes
Son by Adoption

#36 - Son by Adoption

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 28

An adoptee learns his natural father is an outlaw.

star 0.00
0 votes
Mrs. Banker

#37 - Mrs. Banker

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 29

Disguised as a prospector, the Lone Ranger seeks a criminal mastermind.

star 0.00
0 votes
Trouble in Town

#38 - Trouble in Town

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 30

The loss of money in a robbery starts a run on the bank, which the Lone Ranger knows could spell heavy losses to most of the townspeople if the bank fails.

star 0.00
0 votes
Embezzler's Harvest

#39 - Embezzler's Harvest

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 34

Crooks steal the money that has been collected for an irrigation project.

star 0.00
0 votes
El Toro

#40 - El Toro

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 35

The Lone Ranger's nephew rescues a Mexican bandit from a mine and the Lone Ranger and Tonto are hot on the trail of the bandit, El Toro.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Brown Pony

#41 - The Brown Pony

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 36

A mother plans to sell her young boy's pony in order to acquire badly-needed cash with which to purchase from crooks the evidence that will clear her wrongly-jailed husband.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Gentleman from Julesburg

#42 - The Gentleman from Julesburg

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 40

The Lone Ranger recognizes a nondescript character as a reformed gambler of rare skill, and together they help clear a young man falsely accused of robbery.

star 0.00
0 votes
Hidden Fortune

#43 - Hidden Fortune

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 41

After ten years in prison, crooks go to recover their buried loot, but learn that a house now occupies the spot, meaning they must somehow get rid of the homeowners.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Old Cowboy

#44 - The Old Cowboy

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 42

The Lone Ranger and Tonto help a near-blind old cowboy who has been framed for murder by a crooked lawyer who has swindled the cowboy out of his ranch so he can sell it to the railroad.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Perfect Crime

#45 - The Perfect Crime

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 47

The new school teacher is the only one in town that can identify a bank robber posing as a professor.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Ghost of Coyote Canyon

#46 - The Ghost of Coyote Canyon

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 48

A killer ghost keeps watch over an outlaw hideout.

star 0.00
0 votes
Old Bailey

#47 - Old Bailey

The Lone Ranger Season 3 - Episode 49

Gamblers kill a rancher who owes them money and frame ""Old Bailey"".

star 0.00
0 votes
Judy and the Astro Chimp

#48 - Judy and the Astro Chimp

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 1

Dr. Tracy faces a predicament when Judy the chimp trades places with another chimp who has been trained for the astronaut program, who has somehow made its way into the compound and gotten lost.

star 0.00
0 votes
Adventure of the Lions Cubs

#49 - Adventure of the Lions Cubs

Daktari Season 1 - Episode 4

Dr. Tracy and Jack Dane come across three lion cubs whose mother has been snared in a poacher's trap.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Diamond Smugglers

#50 - The Diamond Smugglers

Daktari Season 1 - Episode 7

Dr. Tracy pays a visit to two Frenchmen who say they are paleontologists, but who are actually diamond smugglers.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Killer Dog

#51 - The Killer Dog

Daktari Season 1 - Episode 9

A foul-tempered farmer has trained his German Shepherd dog to attack any and all animals from the Wameru reserve. Paula and Jack Dane find the animal caught in a poacher's snare, rescue it, and take it back to Dr. Tracy to be treated and, more importantly, re-trained—a prospect that's not likely to sit well with the dog's owner.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Maneater Of Wameru

#52 - The Maneater Of Wameru

Daktari Season 1 - Episode 12

A magazine photographer looking for a story lures a hostile tribe of poachers onto the Wameru reserve, thinking that she will get some dramatic pictures to go with the story.

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0 votes
Crisis At The Compound

#53 - Crisis At The Compound

Daktari Season 1 - Episode 13

Dr. Tracy treats an injured leopard and releases it into the wild, but a visiting trade commissioner who wants to hunt for big game sets his sights on the leopard for his trophy. Dr. Tracy sets out to derail his plans.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Return of Clarence

#54 - The Return of Clarence

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 1

Clarence the lion, normally a gentle soul, starts acting oddly after receiving a blow to the head in a jeep accident, becoming edgy, hard to control and growling at everybody. Dr. Tracy suspects that the blow has given Clarence amnesia, a diagnosis seemingly confirmed when Clarence suddenly takes a nasty swipe at Paula.

star 0.00
0 votes
Cheetah at Large

#55 - Cheetah at Large

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 5

The Emir of Asambana's prize cheetah is sick, and may not be able to race in an important contest with a rival tribe. The Emir threatens to cut off the Wameru reserve from using the water on his property unless Dr. Tracy cures his cheetah in time for the race.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Test

#56 - The Test

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 6

Mike searches in the jungle for a tribal chief's son, who has fled into the bush in an attempt to prove to everyone that he's not a coward.

star 0.00
0 votes
The Trial

#57 - The Trial

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 8

Dr. Tracy serves as defense counsel for his trained elephant, who is being put on trial by the locals for going on a rampage in a local village and injuring the chief.

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0 votes
Shoot to Kill

#58 - Shoot to Kill

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 11

A sick circus bear escapes into the bush, and Dr. Tracy tries to find it before worried local ranchers kill it, fearful that it will contaminate their water supply.

star 0.00
0 votes
Cry for Help

#59 - Cry for Help

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 12

Dr. Tracy goes looking for a self-styled tribal "healer" he ran out of the area when he finds that the man has the antidote for the venom of a deadly spider that has just bitten Paula.

star 0.00
0 votes
Clarence the Killer

#60 - Clarence the Killer

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 13

A hunter plots to close the Wameru reserve by turning loose a killer lion against Dr. Tracy and then blaming Clarence the lion for the doctor's death.

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0 votes
Judy and the Gorilla

#61 - Judy and the Gorilla

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 16

Two hunters raid the Wameru reserve to steal some very valuable animals, kidnapping Judy the chimp in the process. Dr. Tracy has to stop them.

star 0.00
0 votes
Judy the Poacher

#62 - Judy the Poacher

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 23

Dr. Tracy and Jack ask Hedley to investigate the disappearance of several baby animals from the compound. Hedley soon finds the one responsible for the thefts: it's Judy the chimp.

star 0.00
0 votes
Terror in the Bush

#63 - Terror in the Bush

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 20

A jeep accident out in the bush results in Dr. Tracy being seriously injured. Paula and Judy the chimp are the only ones with him and have to find a way to get him safely back through the wild to where he can get medical attention.

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0 votes
Countdown for Paula

#64 - Countdown for Paula

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 19

Paula and Dr. Tracy work to remove wildlife from an area soon to be flooded when hydraulic engineers dynamite a levee. An impatient engineer, not knowing that Paula is in the area and annoyed over the time lost saving animals, sets off the dynamite ahead of schedule, releasing a wall of floodwater and endangering Paula's life.

star 0.00
0 votes
Judy and the Baby Elephant

#65 - Judy and the Baby Elephant

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 21

A baby elephant is attacked by a leopard and needs medical care, but the adult wild elephants won't let anyone near the injured baby. Dr. Tracy and Judy the chimp must find a way to help the baby elephant before it's too late.

star 0.00
0 votes
A Bullet for Hedley

#66 - A Bullet for Hedley

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 22

A vicious jewel thief threatens to murder Hedley unless Dr. Tracy gives him a pouch of stolen diamonds that, unknown to him, were taken by Judy the chimp.

star 0.00
0 votes
Operation Springtime

#67 - Operation Springtime

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 25

The coming of spring at the Wameru reserve finds Jack and Mike attempting to hatch abandoned ostrich eggs, with help from Judy the chimp and Clarence the lion.

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0 votes
King Clarence

#68 - King Clarence

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 26

A valuable royal lion cub needs a blood transfusion, and Clarence the lion has the type of blood needed, but he seems to have disappeared. Dr. Tracy and his friends fan out to find him and save the cub's life.

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0 votes
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The Long Hunt

#69 - The Long Hunt

Daktari Season 2 - Episode 27

The nephew of an Indian sultan visits the compound, but his real objective is the revenge killing of a tiger previously donated by his uncle. Only Judy the chimp realizes his plan, and saves the tiger several times until Dr. Tracy catches on to the plot.

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0 votes
Crime Wave at Wameru

#70 - Crime Wave at Wameru

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 3

A stern, no-nonsense sergeant has been sent to replace District Officer Hedley. In an effort to save his job, Judy the chimp and her animal friends kidnap a lion cub.

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0 votes
The Killer Tribe

#71 - The Killer Tribe

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 5

A search party is sent out to look for Judy the chimp when it's discovered that she has left the compound with a stranger suspected of being a member of a very dangerous tribe.

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The Scent of Fear

#72 - The Scent of Fear

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 6

A new game warden comes to the compound to be trained by Dr. Tracy, but he doesn't get along well with the animals, and is forced to confront an old fear.

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0 votes
The Return of the Phantom

#73 - The Return of the Phantom

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 7

A hunter and Dr. Tracy are both stalking a famous leopard, as Dr. Tracy tries to save the leopard from the hunter.

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0 votes
Countdown for Judy

#74 - Countdown for Judy

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 8

Judy the chimp becomes gravely ill after eating some berries sprayed with poison by a new farmer. Dr. Tracy and his team race against the clock to save Judy by finding out the source and nature of the poison in order to give an antidote.

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Return of Ethel and Albert

#75 - Return of Ethel and Albert

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 12

Ethel the hippopotamus and Albert the donkey accidentally escape from Wameru into the bush together, and risk becoming a leopard's prey.

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0 votes
Judy and the Wizard

#76 - Judy and the Wizard

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 13

Dr. Tracy and his friends try to help an aging magician, whose chimpanzee is getting too old to perform.

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0 votes
Miracle in the Jungle

#77 - Miracle in the Jungle

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 17

A man on the run from the law slips into Wameru to retrieve stolen money he had previously buried there, but when he is frightened away by Clarence the lion, Judy the chimp takes the money and Dr. Tracy ends up being arrested for possession of it.

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0 votes
The Big Switch

#78 - The Big Switch

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 19

When Judy the chimp gives a revitalizing serum to an old native chief who has been banished from his tribe, he comes up with a plan to regain his honor: he's going to singlehandedly kill a lion.

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Judy Strikes Back

#79 - Judy Strikes Back

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 21

Dr. Tracy installs an electronic alarm system to protect more than $1 million worth of vaccines. Judy the chimp, angry that she's lost her job as guard, leads a protest against the new system that's replaced her.

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0 votes
The Killer Cub

#80 - The Killer Cub

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 22

Local ranchers, angry that a cheetah Dr. Tracy is treating has killed some of their cattle, give him a week to get the animal to stop, or they'll take care of the cheetah themselves.

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The Killer of Wameru

#81 - The Killer of Wameru

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 25

Judy the chimp befriends an ailing lion who is brought into Wameru. She keeps sneaking food to the lion after he is released, even though he is suspected by tribesmen of being the lion who has been killing their cattle.

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The Will to Live

#82 - The Will to Live

Daktari Season 3 - Episode 27

Paula, Jack, and Mike find their German shepherd Prince near death in the field from a poacher's spear. Because trying to move him could kill him, they are forced to try to remove the spear in the wild, without Dr. Tracy's help.

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0 votes
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Once Upon a Fang

#83 - Once Upon a Fang

Daktari Season 4 - Episode 10

When a teenage storyteller, Usumbu, is banished from his village, he runs into danger – a leopard who attacks him. Dr. Tracy, out observing herd movements, rescues Usumbu and takes him to Wameru.

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The Divining Rods

#84 - The Divining Rods

Daktari Season 4 - Episode 11

An all-out fight for water breaks out between Dr. Tracy and aging Charlie Rone, chief engineer for a native resettlement project, when he errs in calculating the watershed, making Wameru Compound and the surrounding game reserve a virtual desert. Bart, who has known Rone for years, soon learns that he is insecure about his job since a young and very well-educated assistant, Tom Otis, joined him.

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