Ben reflects on his past, and in flashbacks, we see his journey to Ash Hollow, where Hoss is born en route. They arrive in Ash Hollow only to be attacked by an Indian revenging the death of one of their braves.
The Quality Of Mercy
Joe comes upon a mine accident involving his friend Seth & Seth's future father in law. The old man is dead & due to exreme pain, Seth begs Joe to end his misery for him. Seth asks Joe to keep this major secret from his fiancee.
Otis is allowed to pose as one of Andy's deputies in order to convince his visiting brother that he is not the black sheep his family was certain he would become.
Andy and Barney believe Opie is letting his imagination get the best of him when the boy describes a new friend who jingles when he walks and has 12 extra hands.
A trip to her old health club gives Jennifer a chance to relive her high-class life. But that gets her in trouble when she ditches Dina for some rich friends from her past.