Air Date: October 1, 1967
Written by: Walter Black
Directed by: Leon Benson
Guest Stars: John Saxon (Blas), John Kellogg (Anderson), Mike De Anda (Quail), Carlos Rivas (Miguel), Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr (Emiliano), Eddie Ryder (Perkins), King Moody (Charlie), Clyde Howdy (Hoke), Jim Boles (Aldrich)
Mexican prospectors take Joe hostage and demand $25,000 in gold from Ben. A gang of men from Virginia City plan to steal the gold for themselves before Hoss and Ben can deliver it.
Trivia: This was John Saxon’s second of three appearances on the series. Saxon was discovered by an agent who saw him in a posed shot on the cover of “True Romances” magazine.