'The Big Valley' Season 2 Episodes
A con man comes claiming to be Heath's real father, not Tom Barkley.
“Legend of a General (1)”
Part 1, Heath is down in Mexico where an old friend of the family escapes arrest, fleeing to the Barkley ranch. Heath is imprisoned to be held in exchange for the general.
“Legend of a General (2)”
Nick and Jarrod head to Mexico to break out Heath, who has already broken out and been recaptured.
An old friend of Audra's has a new , very young, stepmother who likes him as more than a son, and is jealous of Audra.
Victoria heads alone into the desert to find a sick indian before he reaches, and infects, his people.
Jarrod defends a Basque sheepherder.
A candidate for governor, Joshua Hawks, who had been traveling up and down California spreading lies and causing trouble, comes to Stockton.His target this time, The Barkleys, his story, that Tom Barkley stole every inch of land that they own. He chose the wrong family to mess with this time though, because the Barkleys don't lie down for anyone they come out fighting. Against the wishes of his campain manager, the man who fabricated the story, he decides to, foolishly, stay and fight. Jarrod decides not to bring about a libel charge against Hawks, knowing that it would only result in a long drawn out court battle. Instead he asks the senator to form a committee of four men to decide on the case. Hawks cooks up a scheme to murder the committee and blame it on the Barkleys, he even kills his campaign manager when he decides to leave him, after he has found out Hawks' plan. The plan backfires however and Hawks' ends up getting himself killed instead. In the end The Barkleys get the good
“The Velvet Trap”
A woman asks Nick for help, pretending to be on the run from her former outlaw boyfriend. It turns out that she was with him all along, and was merely using Nick.
“The Man from Nowhere”
Jarrod gets amnesia while far from home.
“The Great Safe Robbery”
Bumbling thieves hold Victoria and Audra hostage as they try to open a safe at the train station.
“The Iron Box”
While in a strange town, Heath and Nick buy a bull from a man who turns around and has them arrested for stealing it. The sherrif catches up to them while they sit around their campfire, and a fight ensues in which Heath badly burns his leg in the fire. The crooked sheriff takes them to a road gang prison to await trail. . .in a few months!! The cruel warden refuses to allow Heath a doctor and makes him work alongside the others. They soon find out the real reason that innocent drifters are arrested and imprisoned, free work labour for the man whom the Barkley brothers had bought the bull from. Meanwhile, at home Jarrod has found out what has happened to his brothers and heads out after them. Arriving at the prison he demands to see them and when the warden refuses he threatens him with legal action if he is not allowed to see his clients. After he speaks with them he rides off to find the circuit judge. Getting scared that the truth will come out now that he realizes who he's dealing
“Last Stage to Salt Flats”
Heath and companions are stranded in the desert, miles from civilization or water!!!!
“A Day of Terror”
Victoria and Audra are held captive in the church by an outlaw and her sons.
“Hide The Children”
Nick accompanies a gypsy to her wedding.
“Day of the Comet”
Audra falls in love with a man on the run.
“Wagonload of Dreams”
A man tries to get his peaches to market.
“Image of Yesterday”
An old beau of Victoria's comes to town, but he is not the man she remembers.
“Boy into Man”
15-year-old Lud Akely is determined to take care of his younger siblings without any help from the Barkleys, who are trying to help find the mother who abandoned them.
“Down Shadow Street”
Victoria witnesses a murder, committed by her godson, and is thrown in a sanitarium to prevent her testimony.
An old ranch hand tries to prove he is still useful, by capturing a wild stallion . . . alone.
“The Haunted Gun”
Gunman turned senator Jud Robson comes to Stockton, and soon begins to say he is being stalked. The main problem with his story, he is suspicious of EVERYONE.
“Price of Victory”
Nick manages an injured boxer, in his last fight.
A fake faith healer comes to Stockton.
An old war friend of Nick's is being courtmartialed, along with Nick himself!
Heath is sent to protect an evacuated town.
“Turn of a Card”
Heath travels to bring his brothers money for a water pump, but a gambler wants to relieve him of it.
“Showdown in Limbo”
Heath and company transport a wanted outlaw and must fight off his brother.
“The Lady from Mesa”
Nick goes to find the daughter of a seriously injured ranch hand, with unexpected results.
“Days of Grace”
Heath is wrongfully arrested for attempted rape, and is helped by a nun who used to be his girlfriend.
“Cage of Eagles”
Nick captures an eagle, and a dynamiter causes trouble at a Barkley mine.