Lassie Season 18
Lassie Season 18
First Air Date: October 07, 1971
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18x20 Circle of Life (March 10, 1972)
When Mountie weakens and then dies, even normally optimistic Lucy cannot understand and sinks into depression, so Sue asks her to help out at the wild animal park to take her mind off her loss. Eventually Lucy begins taking an interest in the animals, including a llama about to give birth.
18x19 Paths of Courage (2) (March 03, 1972)
After Lucy and Jimmy find Mountie in the cave where Lassie has hidden him, Lucy sends Jimmy for help on her horse. He is frightened to do so, but does so for her sake, and despite being thrown, finds Domenic, the shepherd who shot Mounty. Meanwhile, Lassie returns to the ranch.
18x18 Paths of Courage (1) (February 25, 1972)
Hoping to help his self-esteem, Garth takes Jimmy back to the ranch with him. There the uncertain boy meets Lucy Baker, a girl who's been deaf most of her life, and her pet wolf Mountie. But while Jimmy and Lucy get to know each other, Mountie, playing with Lassie, is shot by a shepherd who doesn't know he's a pet.
18x17 Peace is Our Profession (4) (February 18, 1972)
Jimmy finds out that his father's flight may crash and must re-examine his faith.
18x16 Peace is Our Profession (3) (February 11, 1972)
Lassie befriends a diabetic poodle named Sparky who stows away on the Looking Glass, where there's no insulin, to be with his owner.
18x15 Peace is Our Profession (2) (February 04, 1972)
Lassie protects a snow goose who has chosen to lay her eggs on the flightline.
18x14 Peace is Our Profession (1) (January 28, 1972)
Garth takes Lassie with him on his visit to Vandenberg Air Force Base, where they meet Jimmy Fredericks, a boy with a weakened leg who has given up believing he will ever walk normally.
18x13 Dream Seeker (January 20, 1972)
Ron and Dale, spending two days camping at Pine Lake before returning to college, pick up a boy that Dale can tell is ""on the run."" Sure enough, once he leaves them he builds a campsite in the woods. When the boys find his camp in the woods, he steals one of the motorcycles they've rented.
18x12 Roundup (January 13, 1972)
Ron and Dale, home from college, go out on the annual stray roundup and make a bet on which of them will find the most cattle. But it's Lassie who gets the jump on them, helps a calf stuck in quicksand, and then must help Ron when he's thrown from his horse.
18x11 Mustang (2) (December 16, 1971)
As Lassie gently leads the stallion back to the Holden Ranch, Garth and Dale leave food and drink for the animal, hoping he will choose himself to live at the ranch.
18x10 Mustang (1) (December 09, 1971)
Garth and Dale survey rangeland for the Forest Service and see a young white stallion challenging the older black leader of a horse herd; Garth predicts the white horse will soon succeed. When he does, driving the injured black stallion away from water, Lassie tries to lead him to safety before he collapses.
18x09 The Flying Grandpa (December 02, 1971)
Mike befriends Henry Newton, who flies a Curtis Pusher at airshows under the name ""The Flying Grandpa,"" when his aircraft breaks down in the Holden pasture. His long involved tall tales of bravery during air feats impress the boy, but bother Garth, who thinks Newton's lies might backfire. And when a bear charges Newton and Mike, the elderly man finds out they do.
18x08 The Schemer (November 25, 1971)
Ron and Lassie return home from a trip to find Mike has adopted a raccoon from the wild animal park--and ""Rags"" is immediately jealous of Lassie. Soon dog and raccoon are embroiled in a feud, endangering both of them on a house construction site.
18x07 Day of Disaster (November 18, 1971)
While in town picking up a gift for Garth, Ron is knocked unconscious when an earthquake strikes, and when he comes to, Lassie has escaped from the truck. As he and the dog search for each other, Lassie helps fellow animals dislocated by the quake, and Ron enlists his father in the search.
18x06 Orphan of the Wild (November 11, 1971)
Mike, the new boy, begins works at the local animal clinic and developes a crush on the veterinarian,he's also feeling shy until he helps nurse an injured owl back to health.
18x05 Homecoming (November 04, 1971)
Ron and Dale return to the Holden Ranch, where Lassie is welcomed by Garth Holden and his foster sons, boys who have been orphaned or abandoned by their families.
18x04 Wings of the Ghost (October 21, 1971)
The boys and Lassie sleep in an old barn that appears to be haunted.
18x03 Trouble Tracks (October 21, 1971)
Lassie befriends a trouble-prone mutt who is mascot of an old railroad spur line.
18x02 Search for Yesterday (October 14, 1971)
Now accompanied by Lassie, Ron and Dale have the gold they have been placer mining assayed--and just for the heck of it, buy an old treasure map and go in search of a gold mine. Once they find the place, however, their search is endangered by fire heading for some old dynamite left in a shed.
18x01 Fury Falls (October 07, 1971)
A hawk Lassie rescues from entanglement in kite string returns the favor when the coyote pup Lassie has befriended is threatened by a snake. But it's Lassie herself who then must be rescued by Ron Holden and Dale Mitchell, two young men on a hiking trip, after she must save the hapless pup from nearby rapids.