Gentle Ben - Season 1

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Episode Guide

  • Ol' Joe's Gotta Go
    Ol' Joe's Gotta Go
    Episode 28
    3/24/68
    6.0
    Local farmers hunt down a rogue alligator while Tom and Mark attempt to protect it.
  • Greener Pastures
    Greener Pastures
    Episode 27
    3/17/68
    7.3
    Tom and the family mull over a job offer in the city.
  • Who's Afraid?
    Who's Afraid?
    Episode 26
    3/10/68
    7.8
    Mark's visiting cousin tries to impress him with explosive results.
  • Survival in the Swamp
    3/3/68
    6.0
    Tom is held captive by a pair of fugitives.
  • Take a Giant Step
    Take a Giant Step
    Episode 24
    2/25/68
    6.0
    Mark helps search for his runaway friend.
  • Fire in the Glades
    Fire in the Glades
    Episode 23
    2/18/68
    7.5
    Ben and Mark are trapped in the middle of a wildfire.
  • Growing Pains
    Growing Pains
    Episode 22
    2/11/68
    7.0
    Ben runs away when Mark ignores him in favor of a another boy.
  • Batter Up
    Batter Up
    Episode 21
    2/4/68
    6.8
    Mark learns a lesson in fair play from baseball great Bob Gibson, who stars as himself.
  • Mama Jolie
    Mama Jolie
    Episode 20
    1/28/68
    6.7
    Mark takes Ben to a woman with magical powers to remedy his lack of appetite.
  • Trophy Bear
    Trophy Bear
    Episode 19
    1/21/68
    8.0
    Ben becomes the target of a big game hunter.
  • The Battle of Birthday Bay
    1/14/68
    7.3
    The Wedloes discover some dangerous squatters at their cabin deep in the swamp.
  • The Opportunist
    The Opportunist
    Episode 17
    1/7/68
    7.0
    Live animal poachers round up Ben in their sweep of the swamp.
  • The Wayward Bear Part 2
    12/31/67
    6.3
    Ben ends up with a couple of carneys while Mark escalates his search for him.
  • The Wayward Bear Part 1
    12/24/67
    6.3
    Ben climbs into the wrong truck and embarks on a series of adventures while Mark worries about him.
  • The Ransom
    The Ransom
    Episode 14
    12/17/67
    6.8
    A swamp drifter steals Ben and holds him for ransom.
  • A Medal For Ben
    A Medal For Ben
    Episode 13
    12/3/67
    5.0
    Mark promises a group of Seminole cihldren that his father will win an airboat race and buy them a boat in which to get to school.
  • Warden in the Bear Pit
    11/26/67
    7.3
    A couple of con artists try to steal Ben to gamble on him in fights against dogs. Unable to get Ben, they find another bear. Tom and Ben break up the illegal bear-baiting ring.
  • Jennifer
    Jennifer
    Episode 11
    11/19/67
    8.0
    Mark and Ben combine forces to find a little girl lost in the Everglades.
  • A Waste of Honey
    A Waste of Honey
    Episode 10
    11/12/67
    8.0
    Ben is accused of raiding Boomhauer's honey farm.
  • Warden For Man and Beast
    11/5/67
    7.3
    An attempt to release a retired perfoming bear into the wild has unexpected complications.
  • Battle of Wedloe Woods
    10/29/67
    7.5
    Mark and Boomhauer hatch a scheme to protect a tract of land teeming with wildlife from a developer with clear-cutting on his mind.
  • Restless Bear
    Restless Bear
    Episode 7
    10/22/67
    7.5
    Ben gets restless when wild bears come near the Wedloe home during mating season.
  • Invasion of Willie Sam Gopher
    10/15/68
    5.5
    Mark befriends a Seminole boy and tries convince the boy's father to allow him to attend the swamp school.
  • Voice From the Wilderness
    10/8/67
    8.0
    Equipped with a radio transmitter to track his movements, Ben comes across a downed airplane with an injured pilot and crates of exotic, dangerous animals.
  • Gator Man
    Gator Man
    Episode 4
    10/1/67
    8.0
    Mark befriends the daughter of an alligator poacher that Tom is looking for.
  • Fish and Chips
    Fish and Chips
    Episode 3
    9/24/67
    7.5
    Ben and Mark stumble upon fish poachers and their illegal smokehouse.
  • Green Eyed Bear
    Green Eyed Bear
    Episode 2
    9/17/67
    8.0
    Mark takes in an orphaned bear cub. This leads to a conflict with a swamp hunter and his son.
  • Hurricane Coming
    Hurricane Coming
    Episode 1
    9/10/67
    7.5
    Mark befriends a boy whose family is vacationing on a houseboat. While out on an adventure together a hurricane quickly comes in and they must find safety with the help of Ben.