The Flapjack Contest
Joe is sent to pick up mail, including a letter & box from Adam stating he is sending home a $1,000 ruby. Joe is ambushed on the way home & the package from Adam is stolen. Joe enters a content to win money to pay for the ruby.
The Far, Far Better Thing
The Cartwrights are visited by Ben's old friend & his daughter Lucy. Lucy, a pretty woman, has gotten her ideas about life out of books. After being captured by Indians, Lucy realizes life isn't what books make it out to be.
Texas vs. Cahill
When Alex's former lover, who's also the defending attorney in her current trial, turns up dead by her bed, she's accused of murder and sent to a woman's prison that's packed with inmates who hold a grudge against her.
Aunt Bee's Invisible Beau
Aunt Bee makes up a story that she is romantically involved with the butter and egg man when she believes she is responsible for Andy and Helen not getting married.
Holly is getting married and moving away. Carrie tries to stop her from moving by making up dumb reasons for her not to get married. Doug sees a sandwich called The Deacon at Coopers, and thinks Deacon stole his sandwich idea.
Carrie gets mad at Doug when she realizes he's constantly getting haircuts from a hairstylist he thinks is hot. Spence asks Lou to go to a Sci-Fi convention with him. Lou reluctantly agrees. Guest Star: Adam West, Lou Ferrigno