"Seems like some folks is born to lose others got to work at it." -Festus
Crest Toothpaste was a sponsor for the show (The tube of Crest Toothpaste is shown durring the closing credits)
New opening and music.
This was the first FULL season with Festus Haggen as a regular character. Festus made his debut in Season 8, Episode 12, "Us Haggens." Festus became a regular character in Season 9, Episode 16, "Prairie Wolfer." By the start of Season 10, Festus is well-defined as a character.
The character of Festus Haggen, played by the late Ken Curtis, makes his debut during this episode.