The BEST episodes of Daniel Boone

Every episode of Daniel Boone ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Daniel Boone!

Frontier hero Daniel Boone conducts surveys and expeditions around Boonesborough, running into both friendly and hostile Indians, just before and during the Revolutionary War.

Last Updated: 12/13/2023Network: NBCStatus: Ended
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The Valley of the Sun
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#1 - The Valley of the Sun

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/28/1968

Poor ole Josh Clements gets into a mess again when he becomes separated from Daniel during a deer hunt. He's captured by a nutty Englishman who has discovered a lost Aztec treasure and will do anything to protect his find from outsiders.

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Big, Black and Out There
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#2 - Big, Black and Out There

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/14/1968

A former slave (Yaphet Kotto), adopted by Indians, terrorizes and robs Boonesborough.

Directors: William Wiard
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A Bearskin for Jamie Blue
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#3 - A Bearskin for Jamie Blue

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/27/1969

The Boones befriend young Jamie Blue, a young indentured servant who was born in prison and has been hardened by a lifetime of living in poverty. Can they melt Jamie's heart of stone?

A Pinch of Salt
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#4 - A Pinch of Salt

Season 5 - Episode 26 - Aired 5/1/1969

Daniel and artist David Scott are on a land survey and become drawn up in the love spat between a rifle-wielding woman and a domineering hulk of a man.

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Sweet Molly Malone
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#5 - Sweet Molly Malone

Season 5 - Episode 25 - Aired 4/17/1969

Daniel and Rebecca are matchmaking again. This time it's for Molly Malone and tinker Herman Bloedel.

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For a Few Rifles
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#6 - For a Few Rifles

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/10/1969

Israel is snatched by a band of Native Americans who want twenty rifles in exchange for releasing the boy

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The Allies
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#7 - The Allies

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/27/1969

Daniel, Cully, and Mason Pruitt race to intercept a British convoy carrying weapons and whiskey to their Native American allies but their horses are stolen by a family of ne'er-do-wells.

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Love and Equity
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#8 - Love and Equity

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired 3/13/1969

Prater Beasley returns to Boonesborough to help some farmers with a drought and ends up defending himself on charges of witchcraft after a "love potion" he gave to two buffoonish brothers fails to work.

For Want of a Hero
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#9 - For Want of a Hero

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/6/1969

Daniel, Rebecca, and Israel become involved in the scheme of five soldiers who survived a massacre to steal an Army payroll.

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Jonah
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#10 - Jonah

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/13/1969

Josh's late uncle, who wanted him to give up his carefree ways, leaves him an inheritance--a plot of land near Boonesborough and an educated slave named Jonah. Josh, who doesn't believe in slavery, frees Jonah but he refuses to leave until he's made a proper gentleman out of Josh. Needless to say, Jonah's plow is in the hard ground especially when Josh enters him into a prizefight without asking.

Directors: William Wiard
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Three Score and Ten
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#11 - Three Score and Ten

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/6/1969

An aging gunsmith tries to prove to himself and others that he can still be useful but then he's captured by the Shawnee who want him to assemble rifles for them to use against the Boonesborough settlers.

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Copperhead Izzy
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#12 - Copperhead Izzy

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 1/30/1969

In this re-telling of Oliver Twist, Israel visits his uncle in Williamsburg and becomes involved with a group of orphans who are forced to steal for their living by the Fagin-like Dr. Samuel Morton.

A Tall Tale of Prater Beasely
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#13 - A Tall Tale of Prater Beasely

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/16/1969

Prater Beaseley is a wandering minstrel and teller of tall tales who travels with an invisible bear. Prater and his invisible bear try to help a crippled boy learn self-reliance.

Directors: George Marshall
To Slay a Giant
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#14 - To Slay a Giant

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/9/1969

When Gideon is accused of murder, Daniel must clear him quickly before some of the settlers turn into a lynch mob.

The Return of Sidewinder
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#15 - The Return of Sidewinder

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/12/1968

Daniel does battle once again with his friendly enemy, Joe Snag, who has taken to robbing freight wagons with a gang that calls themselves the Cumberland Buckaroos.

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Bickford's Bridge
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#16 - Bickford's Bridge

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/20/1969

Daniel's orders from the Continental Army are to destroy all bridges in the path of the advancing British but stubborn James Bickford and his sons have rebuilt their bridge and refuse to let it be destroyed again.

A Man Before His Time
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#17 - A Man Before His Time

Season 5 - Episode 23 - Aired 4/3/1969

Young Luke Slater swears to avenge the self-defense killing of his father by Daniel's friend Ben

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Benvenuto... Who?
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#18 - Benvenuto... Who?

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/9/1969

Josh becomes involved once again with a scheming woman who hides a stolen diamond inside his guitar to keep her co-horts in crime from finding it.

Flag of Truce
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#19 - Flag of Truce

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/21/1968

An Army general plans to use Boone as bait in a trap for the frontiersman s friend, a Wyandot chief.

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The Printing Press
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#20 - The Printing Press

Season 6 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/23/1969

Daniel and Israel travel to Philadelphia to obtain much-needed supplies for the Kentucky settlers but the British have decreed that supplies can only be bought with currency. Daniel then gets old friend Benjamin Franklin to print up a batch of counterfeit notes but this method doesn't seem very ethical to young Israel.

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An Angel Cried
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#21 - An Angel Cried

Season 6 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/8/1970

Josh once again finds himself in a full blown mess as he and a Catholic nun try to stay alive in hostile Native American territory.

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A Very Small Rifle
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#22 - A Very Small Rifle

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/18/1969

Johnny Appleseed acts as a peacemaker between the settlers and the Cherokee when a young Cherokee is accidentally shot by a young settler.

Directors: Nathan Juran
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The Patriot
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#23 - The Patriot

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/5/1968

John Gist, a former Loyalist who has been living in exile in Canada, returns to Boonesborough. His presence re-opens a lot of old wounds from the Revolutionary War especially with his own son who fought against the British.

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Minnow for a Shark
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#24 - Minnow for a Shark

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired 1/2/1969

Israel becomes involved in the theft of the King's dispatch box when he travels to Virginia with Daniel and Rebecca.

The Cache
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#25 - The Cache

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/4/1969

Josh is headed for Kentucky's highest hanging tree when a trapper is found knifed to death near his campsite. Even Daniel might not be a big enough man to get him out of this entanglement.

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