CTVA US Adventure - "Lassie" (5) with The Holden Family (Wrather/Syndication)(1971-73)

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"Lassie" with The Holden Family - Seasons 18-19 (First-Run Syndication)(1971-73)

 The Wrather Corporation
for First-Run Syndication
Produced by William Beaudine, Jr. and Bonita Granville Wrather

US Family Adventure series

Season 18 color 1971-72 20 episodes Lassie with The Holden Family
Season 19 color 1972-73 24 episodes Lassie with The Holden Family

Cast:
Ron Hayes.......... Garth Holden (1971-1972)(season 18)
Sherry Boucher .... Sue Lambert #1 (1971-1972)(season 18)
Skip Burton ....... Ron Holden (1971-1973) (seasons 18-19)
Larry Wilcox ...... Dale Mitchell (1971-1973) (seasons 18-19)
Pamelyn Ferdin .... Lucy Baker (1971-1973) (seasons 18-19)
Larry Pennell ..... Keith Holden (1972-1973) (season 19)
Joan Freeman ...... Sue Lambert #2 (1972-1973) (season 19)
The Boys:
Joshua Albee ...... Mike Holden (1971-1973) (seasons 18-19)
Radames Pera ...... Willy (1971-1973) (seasons 18-19)
Stuart Lee ........ Lane (1971-1973) (seasons 18-19)

Semi-Regular Cast:
Karl Swenson as Karl Burkholz (season 18 &19)
Jay W. MacIntosh as Elaine Baker (season 18 &19)

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 #######
############ season 18 1971-72 ###############
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First-Run Syndication  (20 episodes color )
Produced by William Beaudine, Jr. and Bonita Granville Wrather

Regular Cast: (18)
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: (18)
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: (18)
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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###### Lassie - with The Holden Family #######
############ season 19 1972-73 ###############
############## (final season) ################
First-Run Syndication (24 episodes color)

Regular Cast: (19)
Larry Pennell as Keith Holden (season 19 only)
Joan Freeman as Dr. Sue Lambert #2 (season 19 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: (19)
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: (19)
Karl Swenson as Karl Burkholz (season 18 &19)
Jay W. MacIntosh as Elaine Baker (season 18 &19)

19.01 "Lightning":
Garth's brother Keith is met with resentment when he takes over running the
ranch.

19.02 "The Doves of Santa Inez":
Karl Burkholz and a scout dove become friends when Karl nurses the injured
bird.

19.03 "For Those Who Follow":
Lassie pursues a colt that escapes from the Baker ranch.

19.04 "Scarecrow":
A crow that snatches Mike's wallet leaves the boy angry and determined to
find the animal.

19.05 "Tell It to the Birds":
An Indian and his pet wild birds save Lassie from a trap.

19.06 "Deadly Surf":
Lassie must rescue three kittens from the incoming tide.

19.07 "Golden Eagle":
Lassie has an encounter with an eagle.

19.08 "A Taste of Freedom":
Lassie befriends a racehorse so nervous that he can't complete a race.

19.09 "Run to Nowhere" part 1:
A runaway orphan is taken in at the ranch, but is distrustful of everyone.

19.10 "Run to Nowhere" part 2:
Joey runs away when he finds out he has to leave the ranch.

19.11 "Vigil of the Stork":
The Holdens are afraid Karl will not survive after a heart attack robs his
will to live.

19.12 "A Girl and a Boy" part 1:
A small deaf boy (Moosie Drier) is found wandering the grounds of the ranch
and Lucy, communicating with him in sign language, discovers he feels no one
wants him.

19.13 "A Girl and a Boy" part 2:
Deprived of the dog the Holdens have given him, the boy (Moosie Drier)
flees.

19.14 "The Visitor":
Benji guest-stars as a city mutt who must learn country ways from Lassie.

19.15 "Dream Builder":
A Chicano man searches for a piece of land that will be his own.

19.16 "Challenge of the Mountain" part 1:
Dale, riding Midnight and accompanied by Lassie, is injured when he falls
from the horse.

19.17 "Challenge of the Mountain" part 2:
Midnight and Lassie must go for help when Dale cannot move.

19.18 "Legend of the Coyote":
Lassie's determined to retrieve the puppy stolen from the Holden barn by a
coyote.

19.19 "Horsenappers":
Two bumbling horse thieves steal Midnight, but runs afoul of Lassie.

19.20 "A Joyous Sound" part 1:
Lucy, on her way to the city for surgery that may restore her hearing, is
crushed when Lassie is lost enroute.

19.21 "A Joyous Sound" part 2:
Lassie, attempting to find her way home, is suspected of rabies and hunted
down.

19.22 "A Joyous Sound" part 3:
Lassie, leaving the friends she made on the beach, heads for home.

19.23 "Johnny Piper":
Lucy trades lessons in home to a young drifter who is teaching her guitar.

19.24 "The Dawning":
Lassie tracks down the Baker calf, on the loose and endangered by predators.


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############ season 20 1973-74 ###############
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Was there a season 20 ?

"To Lassie with Love" (feature?) (copyright 1974)
a Jack Wrather production ; produced by Robert Golden ; directed by Jack Wrather.
1974.
 
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