Season 1 Episode 12

Hondo And The Ghost Of Ed Dow

Aired Friday 8:30 PM Nov 24, 1967 on ABC
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Hondo And The Ghost Of Ed Dow
The Hendrix Trading Post, which is also a school for the Apaches, is raided by four men lead by Selby. Mrs. Hendrix manages to rip a piece off Selby's shirt. Ben Dow, Angie's father-in-law and Johnny's grandfather, arrives to visit. He has been told by Angie that his son Ed was killed by an Apache but soon learns he was killed by Hondo. He then vows to take Johnny away from Angie. Hondo recalls how he met Angie and Johnny, rescuing them from four Apaches, and the circumstances of Ed Dow's death. Tribolet cuts a deal with Selby and the raiders, who shoot Mr. Hendrix and burn the Hendrix trading post. He also tells Ben Dow he can get Johnny away from Angie for him and has a couple of the raiders kidnap him. During his meeting with Selby Ben Down learns his son Ed was part of their gang and was killed while trying to bushwhack Hondo. Using a shirt of Johnny's for scent Sam is able to lead Hondo and Buffalo to the hideout where they battle Selby and his gang. Knowing the truth Ben Dow changes his mind about taking Johnny away and donates money to rebuild the Hendrix Trading Post and school.moreless

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