John-Boy pits the family mule against a chum's Thoroughbred in a cross-country race.
Jim-Bob runs away.
Olivia's art-class instructor shows an interest in her that goes beyond her work.
Vanity leads Mary Ellen into trouble after she finds a valuable ring.
News of Mary's pregnancy leads Adam's father to offer his son a law-school education in New York.
An elderly eccentric may be evicted from her house by Mrs. Oleson.
Garvey humiliates Judd Larrabee in front of his family.
Suddenly Mary can tell light from dark, raising hopes of regaining sight.
Charles visits a rancher unnerved by his favorite son's death.
A Jewish family arrives in town at Christmastime, bringing their own seasonal traditions and competition for Lorens dry-goods business.
Sully is sworn in as an Indian Agent, but bureaucratic corruption undercuts his efforts on behalf of the Cheyenne.
A newspaper report of a comets imminent collision with Earth causes hysteria in the town over the end of the world.
Mike befriends a strong-willed woman whos determined to scale Pikes Peak alone.
Mike and Sully decide to formally adopt Colleen and Brian, but the kids father and his new wife challenge them for custody.
Mike and Sully fight Colleen and Brians biological father for custody.
Dorothy wants to stage Romeo and Juliet for Valentines Day.
Robert E is hired to repair a steam engine to keep the construction of the railroad on track.
Mike takes in a young Belle Starr after she's wounded trying to rob the saloon.
A paleontologist wants to dig for dinosaur fossils on a Cheyenne burial ground.
While substitute teaching, Mike learns that one of the students is being neglected at home. Meanwhile, the townsfolk are riled when Mike introduces the theory of evolution.
Starvation among the Cheyenne hastens an increase in raids on settlers, and Gen. Custer and his men arrive to quell the outbreak.
Gen. Custer escalates the battle with the Cheyenne, culminating in the Washita massacre.
Sully leaves town to resign from his position as Indian agent and, on the road, finds an injured Loren, who's been scouting for property in the former Cheyenne lands.
John-Boy defends a college football star caught cheating on a history exam.