Meena

Meena

Air Date: November 16, 1969

Written by: Jack B. Sowards

Directed by: Herschel Daugherty

Guest Stars: Ann Prentiss (Meena Calhoun), Dub Taylor (Luke Calhoun), Victor French (Jesse Potter), George Morgan (Virgil Potter), Robert Donner (Owen Potter)

Joe and Candy meet Meena Calhoun, a prospector’s daughter, and have a little trouble with claim jumpers.

Trivia: This was the first of three episodes where Ann Prentiss portrayed Meena Calhoun. The sister of actress Paula Prentiss, she displayed signs of emotional and mental problems in later years. In 1997 Prentiss was convicted in a Santa Monica, California court of terrorizing her family. She was convicted of making terrorist threats, assault with a firearm, battery, and solicitation to commit the murder of her brother-in-law Richard Benjamin and her father. She was sentenced to 19 years in jail for the crimes. She died in January, 2010.