The BEST Episodes of Daniel Boone

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 9, 2022

Network: NBC

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

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The Blackbirder

#1 - The Blackbirder

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 1968

A bounty hunter seeking a naval deserter is tricked into capturing Boone s friend Gideon as an escaped slave.

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1 votes
The Valley of the Sun

#2 - The Valley of the Sun

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 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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2 votes
The Return of Sidewinder

#3 - The Return of Sidewinder

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 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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3 votes
To Slay a Giant

#4 - To Slay a Giant

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 9, 1969

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

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3 votes
A Tall Tale of Prater Beasely

#5 - A Tall Tale of Prater Beasely

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 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.

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3 votes
Directors: George Marshall
Writers:
Copperhead Izzy

#6 - Copperhead Izzy

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 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.

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2 votes
Three Score and Ten

#7 - Three Score and Ten

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 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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3 votes
Jonah

#8 - Jonah

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 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.

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2 votes
Directors: William Wiard
Writers:
A Touch of Charity

#9 - A Touch of Charity

Season 5 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 27, 1969

Jimmy McGill wants to win the hand of lovely Miss Charity Brown and asks Daniel and Cincinnatus for a bit of help.

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1 votes
For Want of a Hero

#10 - For Want of a Hero

Season 5 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 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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2 votes
Love and Equity

#11 - Love and Equity

Season 5 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 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.

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3 votes
The Allies

#12 - The Allies

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 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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2 votes
For a Few Rifles

#13 - For a Few Rifles

Season 5 - Episode 24 - Aired Apr 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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4 votes
Sweet Molly Malone

#14 - Sweet Molly Malone

Season 5 - Episode 25 - Aired Apr 17, 1969

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

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3 votes
A Pinch of Salt

#15 - A Pinch of Salt

Season 5 - Episode 26 - Aired May 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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3 votes
The Grand Alliance

#16 - The Grand Alliance

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 13, 1969

The Spaniards are planning an invasion of U.S. territory. Only Josh Clements, Gabe Cooper, and a Spanish pirate with a grudge against his government can save the day. Heaven help us all.

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1 votes
Target Boone

#17 - Target Boone

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 1969

Adam Jarrett and his sons are after Daniel's hide. They blame him for the death of Adam's wife in a river boat accident which involved a boat on which Daniel was traveling.

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1 votes
A Bearskin for Jamie Blue

#18 - A Bearskin for Jamie Blue

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 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?

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1 votes
Hannah Comes Home

#19 - Hannah Comes Home

Season 6 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 25, 1969

Hannah, a white woman captured by Indians in a raid 15 years before, is ransomed and returned to her husband in Boonesborough. The reunion is complicated by the fact that Hannah gave birth to a son during her captivity and he wants no part of the white man's world.

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1 votes
Perilous Passage

#20 - Perilous Passage

Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 15, 1970

Daniel and Gabe are joined by young Sam Weaver on their way homeward from a mission behind British lines. The only problem is that there's a bounty on their heads and someone appears to know the exact location of the route they're traveling back to Kentucky.

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1 votes
The Sunshine Patriots

#21 - The Sunshine Patriots

Season 6 - Episode 15 - Aired Jan 22, 1970

Josh and Gabe resemble 18th century versions of Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor when they bumble, stumble, and fumble their way through a spy mission in Williamsburg.

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1 votes
Mama Cooper

#22 - Mama Cooper

Season 6 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 5, 1970

Gabe finds evidence that his mother is still alive and vows to find her and buy her freedom.

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1 votes
Directors: William Wiard
Writers:
Before the Tall Man

#23 - Before the Tall Man

Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 12, 1970

Daniel and Rebecca are at it again playing matchmaker this time to hot tempered carpenter Tom Lincoln and idealistic Nancy Hanks. It's a rough road because Tom wants nothing to do with Nancy but if the two don't get together then a great American leader will not be born

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1 votes
Run for the Money

#24 - Run for the Money

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 19, 1970

It's time for the annual footrace between the settlers and the Native Americans. Since Daniel has gotten a little long in the tooth when it comes to cross country running it's up to Cincinnatus to find another candidate. He finds one in fleet-footed slave Lucas Hunter but then learns that Lucas' brother will be running for the Native Americans.

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1 votes
A Matter of Vengeance

#25 - A Matter of Vengeance

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 26, 1970

A man who lost his parents years before blames a scarred stranger.

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1 votes
Directors: Nathan Juran
Writers: John Herman Shaner