Marcia enters Mike in a "Father of the Year" contest through the newspaper. However, in order to do this she's had to sneak around. When Mike catches her and she's unable to explain, he grounds her from the family ski trip.moreless
Virgil and Helen Paige with their young brother Homer are owners of the family ranch. Fighting a desperate battle against drought they're too proud to accept Tod and Buzz's offer to help.
Bret thinks he's killed the owner of a mine, only to meet him alive again. The gambler then gets involved with a mining engineer and his struggle for improved working conditions.