CTVA US Adventure - "Lassie" (Wrather/Syndication) season 18 (1971-72) with The Holden Family

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"Lassie" with The Holden Family - Seasons 18-19 (First-Run Syndication)(1971-73)
Season 18 (First-Run Syndication) (1971-72)
 The Wrather Corporation
for First-Run Syndication
Produced by William Beaudine, Jr. and Bonita Granville Wrather

US Family Adventure series

  Though still somewhat of a wanderer, Lassie finds a temporary home at the California ranch of the Holden Family.
Stories relate her adventures in an around the ranch.

###### Lassie - with The Holden Family #######
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First-Run Syndication  (20 episodes color )
 Regular Cast:
Ron Hayes as Garth Holden (season 18 only)
Sherry Boucher as Sue Lambert #1 (season 18 only)
Skip Burton as Ron Holden (season 18 &19)
Larry Wilcox as Dale Mitchell (season 18 &19)
Pamelyn Ferdin as Lucy Baker (season 18 &19)
The Boys:
Joshua Albee as Mike Bishop (season 18 &19)
Radames Pera as Willy (season 18 &19)
Stuart Lee as Lane (season 18 &19)
Mark Miranda as Andy Lopez (season 18 &19)
Semi-Regular Cast:
Karl Swenson as Karl Burkholz (season 18 &19)
Jay W. MacIntosh as Elaine Baker (season 18 &19)

18.01 "Fury Falls":
produced by William Beaudine, Jr. and Bonita Granville Wrather
directed by Arthur Nadel.
Lassie, half-drowned after saving a coyote puppy from rapids, but is rescued
by Ron Holden and Dale Mitchell, who are on a hiking trip.


18.02 "Search for Yesterday":
Ron and Dale search for a hidden treasure while enroute home.

18.03 "Trouble Tracks":
; produced by Willeam Beaudine, Jr. and Bonita Granville Wrather ;
directed by Richard L. Bare.

Lassie befriends the mascot of an old railroad spur line. Benji

18.04 "Wings of the Ghost":
The boys and Lassie sleep in an old barn that appears to be haunted.

18.05 "Homecoming":
Ron and Dale return to the Holden Ranch, where Lassie is welcomed by Garth
Holden and his foster sons.

18.06 "Orphan of the Wild":
Mike, the new boy, is feeling shy until he helps nurse an injured owl.

18.07 "Day of Disaster":
An earthquake separates Lassie from Garth and strands her in town.

18.08 "The Schemer":
A mischievous raccoon causes trouble for the ranch as well as Mike.

18.09 "The Flying Grandpa":
Mike befriends an elderly man (Richard Haydn) who crash-landed his
hang-glider on the ranch grounds and falls for the man's tall tales.

18.10 "Mustang" part 1:
An older stallion attempts to escape a mustang roundup.

18.11 "Mustang" part 2:
Lassie and Dale attempt to save the stallion from ranchers who want him
destroyed.

18.12 "Roundup":
produced by William Beaudine, Jr. and Bonita Granville Wrather ; directed by Richard L. Bare.
A cattle roundup endangers Garth and Dale.

18.13 "Dream Seeker":
produced by William Beaudine, Jr. and Bonita Granville Wrather
Directed by Richard L. Bare

An orphan boy who doesn't want to stay at the ranch leads Garth and Lassie a
merry chase.

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18.14 "Peace is Our Profession" part 1:
produced by Bonita Granville Wrather and William Beaudine, Jr.
directed by Ezra Stone.


Garth takes Lassie with him on his visit to Vandenberg Air Force Base, where
they meet Jimmy, a boy who has given up believing he will ever walk
normally. Jimmy: Sean Kelly.

18.15 "Peace is Our Profession" part 2:
Lassie protects a snow goose who has chosen to lay her eggs on the
flightline.

18.16 "Peace is Our Profession" part 3:
Lassie befriends a diabetic poodle who stows away on the Looking Glass,
where there's no insulin, to be with his owner (Gary Collins).

18.17 "Peace is Our Profession" part 4:
Jimmy finds out that his father's flight may crash. Jimmy: Sean Kelly.

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18.18 "Paths of Courage" part 1:
Garth takes Jimmy back to the ranch with him, where he meets Lucy Baker, a
girl who has been deaf most of her life. Jimmy: Sean Kelly.

18.19 "Paths of Courage" part 2:
It's Jimmy who must go for help when Lucy's pet wolf Mountie is shot. Jimmy:
Sean Kelly.
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18.20 "Circle of Life":
produced by William Beaudine, Jr., Bonita Granville Wrather
directed by Arthur H. Nadel.
Even normally accepting Lucy cannot understand when Mountie dies.
 
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