The Wormwood Cup
The coroner's inquest found Joe shot in self defense, yet he still feels guilty for killing Zach. Zach's father tells Joe that he thinks Joe should be hung for the murder, & Linda comes offering money to anyone who will kill Joe
The Greedy Ones
Gus, an old prospector, comes to Virginia City claiming he finally struck gold. Word quickly spreads that the stricken was made on the Ponderosa. The Cartwright's fear that their ranch will be overrun & distorted by prospectors.
When Debra tries to change Rays pessimistic attitude about winning the Sports Writer of the Year Award, he agrees to change his ways and become more upbeat -- and suffers the downside of being the only optimist in his family.