Enter Mark Twain
Virginia City is visited by Samuel Clemens who writes editorials for the Territorial Enterprise. One of his first subjects is a politician who is trying to steal the Ponderosa.
The Julia Bulette Story
Little Joe falls in love with Julia Bulette, a saloon owner with a reputation. That and the fact that she is much older than Joe, puts him and his father at odds.
Andy and Barney in the Big City
While on a business trip, Andy and Barney become involved in a cat-and-mouse game between a hotel detective and a notorious jewel thief. Guest Star: Alan Melvin
Wedding Bells for Aunt Bee
Believing that her presence is holding Andy back from pursuing a wife, Aunt Bee considers a relationship with a man she can barely tolerate -- dry cleaner H. Fred Goss.