Lassie Season 16

Season 16

Lassie Season 16

First Air Date: September 28, 1969

First Aired on    :   1969
Episodes    :   22 episodes



Episodes

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16x22 Chuka (March 08, 1970)


Bob and his Navajo guide Sam find a dog swimming across Lake Powell on their way to survey tribal lands and rescue him; he is Chucka, an indolent dog who'd rather rest or play than tend sheep. But Chucka must ""grow up"" quickly after his shepherd owner, Charlie Ngani, is injured and Lassie must go for help.


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16x21 Whitewater Fury (March 01, 1970)


While Bob and Dan are scouting out the rapids for a ""whitewater trail"" for tourists, Lassie finds a baby raccoon that has been poisoned by ""pink snow""--the same material she has already eaten. The only way to get her help--a trip down the worst of the rapids.


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16x20 Warm Heart--Cold Nose (February 15, 1970)


With Bob at a meeting, Lassie visits overnight with the Frasers, a blind man and his wife who live in the woods without any way of communicating with the outside world. When Edie Fraser is hurt during a walk, Clint and his guide dog Ginger start for help, but Lassie must save them from a cougar's attack and go herself.


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16x19 The Cliff (February 08, 1970)


Neeka and Lassie take a wrong turn on the self-guided trail at the Mesa Verde National Forest, and, while trying to find their way back, slip off a cliff where Neeka breaks his leg. As darkness falls, Bob and ranger Gene McClintock desperately search for the pair.


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16x18 Winged Rescue (February 01, 1970)


Lassie and Neeka are lost in the desert.


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16x17 The Road Back (4) (January 25, 1970)


Her memory recovering at last, but still hunted by health officials as a rabid dog, Lassie is chased through the streets of San Francisco.


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16x16 The Road Back (3) (January 18, 1970)


Heading back to San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge, Lassie befriends a lonely runaway teenager and a lonely soldier, then is mistaken for a possibly rabid collie named Tawny.


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16x15 The Road Back (2) (January 11, 1970)


Lassie's search for her identity takes her to a wax museum and finally down to the waterfront, where she is befriended by a down-on-his-luck young fisherman with a family and a boat loan he can't pay off.


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16x14 The Road Back (1) (January 04, 1970)


Scott and Lassie, in San Francisco's Chinatown for a mini-forest project, befriend the children in a Chinese school. Lassie is struck by a car while saving one of the children and appears to have amnesia. So when a fire strikes the vet's office she's staying at, she escapes to the streets with no idea where she belongs.


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16x13 Superstition Canyon (December 28, 1969)


Lassie babysits a prospector's burro.


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16x12 The Blessing (December 21, 1969)


Manuel Sandoval sneaks over the border with his deaf dog Poco, hoping that the Blessing of the Animals as Mission San Luis Rey will restore the little terrier's hearing in time for Christmas.


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16x11 The Chase (December 14, 1969)


Scott and Lassie help a doe who has been chased to exhaustion by snowmobilers.


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16x10 More Than Meets the Eye (November 30, 1969)


On a nature hike, Scott and Lassie help Kathy, a withdrawn and fearful girl who is attending school with other blind children for the first time.


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16x09 No Greater Love (November 23, 1969)


Bob has the weekend off, so he takes Neeka fishing on the Columbia River, but on a hike, Lassie and Neeka discover a crow building her nest in a dangerous place. When Lassie attempts to save the bird, she is swept down the icy cold river.


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16x08 The Sky is Falling (November 16, 1969)


Neeka, spending his vacation with Scott and Bob, is delighted to help the rangers out at the Roaring Camp spur line, a railroad that will run directly through the majestic redwood forest. There they befriend a persistent little bantam chick (Neeka names him Fairbanks) who is constantly wandering into trouble.


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16x07 Father and Son (November 09, 1969)


While surveying Government rangeland, Scott is hurt by a careless rifle shot fired by young Tom Bradley, a boy who has taken to playing hookey and staying in the woods after his mother's death; later, another shot of Tom's gone wrong injures his father.


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16x06 Survival (November 02, 1969)


As they take an elk survey, Scott and Lassie's helicopter ride turns deadly when the vehicle has has mechnical problems and crashes in the snowy wilderness. Bert tries to at least fix the communications system, but that too is beyond hope; they must rely on their survival gear and wait for rescue.


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16x05 Lassie and the Water Bottles (October 26, 1969)


Widowed Sarah Caldwell will have to give up the family ranch if she can't keep water on the property, so Scott helps her install ""water bottles,"" large vinyl storage ""tanks."" But a thirsty fawn gets himself trapped inside the slippery containers.


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16x04 No Margin for Error (October 19, 1969)


During a surveying trip at a former bombsite sleighted to become a national grassland, Scott carefully disarms the unexploded bomb next to a trapped man while Lassie shuttles supplies to him.


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16x03 Patsy (October 12, 1969)


During a surveying trip at a former bombsite sleighted to become a national grassland, Scott carefully disarms the unexploded bomb next to a trapped man while Lassie shuttles supplies to him.


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16x02 Success Story (October 05, 1969)


Scott and Lassie help a Job Corps volunteer who just isn't making the grade.


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16x01 Last Chance (September 28, 1969)


On a surveying mission of the forest, Scott and Bob are delighted to find wolves restablishing themselves in the area. Then the male is shot while hunting for his pregnant mate and the rangers must save him--and change the hunter's mind about wolves.




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