The Fence

The Fence

Air Date: April 27, 1969

Written by: Ward Hawkins, Milton S. Gelman

Directed by: Lewis Allen

Guest Stars: John Anderson (Sam Masters/Major Thomas Andrews), J.D. Cannon (Colonel James Hudson), Verna Bloom (Ellen Masters), Lawrence Linville (Will Tyler)

On a trip to buy back their mine from their friend, Sam Masters, Ben and Hoss discover he was once in charge of a Confederate prison camp, and is now the target of his former inmates wanting revenge.

Trivia: This was Larry Linville’s first and only appearance in the series. He was probably best known for his role of Major Frank Burns in the long-running CBS series M*A*S*H.