Lassie - Season 6

CBS (ended 1973)




Episode Guide

  • The Hermit
    The Hermit
    Episode 37
    Timmy befriends the hermit who recently moved into the area, a man a visiting construction worker and his son scorn.
  • The Fog
    The Fog
    Episode 36
    The Martins' weekend camping trip turns dangerous when a treacherous fog envelops their camping area--and Timmy, stuck in a sinkhole in the swamp while searching for Lassie, is threatened by a maurauding wolf.
  • The Wrong Gift
    The Wrong Gift
    Episode 35
    When Willy's expensive Mother's Day gift and Timmy's more frugal choice are mixed up, Timmy can't bear to tell his mother after seeing her pleased reaction--so he takes steps to earn the additional money Willy's gift cost.
  • The Alligator
    The Alligator
    Episode 34
    Flip will get Timmy's turtle Myrtle if Lassie behaves like the greedy dog in Aesop's Fables, and indeed she does drop her bone--because she saw the escaped alligator that's taken up residence in the lake.
  • The Moved Monument
    The Moved Monument
    Episode 33
    Paul, Henry Enders, and some other farmers may lose some valuable farmland--and Paul an expensive fence--due to a road building project. Henry Enders tells the Martins he understands some of the original survey markers were once moved, so the two men try to find any that were not replaced.
  • The Killer
    The Killer
    Episode 32
    Sam Burke buys a savage German Shepherd named Bismarck after a bobcat depredates his flock of sheep and attacks the Martin stock as well, leaving a lamb orphaned--but Lassie knows that something else was responsible for the killings.
  • The Chase
    The Chase
    Episode 31
    After watching two callous city hunters and their rented dog ruin a neighbor's fence, Timmy and Cully Wilson lead the men on a chase through the forest using a young raccoon's scent as bait. It's a grand practical joke--until one of the unexperienced men accidentally shoots the other.
  • The Phone Hog
    The Phone Hog
    Episode 30
    Paul is trapped in his truck by a downed power line during an electrical storm, but Timmy can't call for help because a garrilous woman is constantly on the telephone.
  • The Champ
    The Champ
    Episode 29
    Everyone makes fun of Timmy's runt piglet, Champ.
  • The Puppy Sitter
    The Puppy Sitter
    Episode 28
    Lassie, who turns out not to be expecting puppies, refuses to have anything to do with Henry Enders' setter puppies that Timmy is taking care of.
  • Clementine
    Episode 27
    Timmy saves the life of a rooster that Paul only suspects was involved in cockfighting, but a neighbor's hired hand recognizes "Clementine" as a champion fighter named Dynamite who was left for dead.
  • The Elephant
    The Elephant
    Episode 26
    After Timmy and other schoolchildren saved up enough money to purchase an baby elephant for the Capitol City Zoo, the city authorities find there is no place to house it, so, newly named "Peanuts" by Timmy, it ends up boarding at the Martin farm.
  • Judgment Seat
    Judgment Seat
    Episode 25
    The father of a new girl Timmy befriends owns the land Paul is renting for his alfalfa crop--and plans to flood the field before Paul can harvest it.
  • Fur-Coated Killer
    Fur-Coated Killer
    Episode 24
    A neighbor may lose his new means of moneymaking when minks from his mink farm are blamed for slaughtering chickens. But the killer turns out to be something more dangerous: a wolverine.
  • The Epidemic
    The Epidemic
    Episode 23
    When Paul tends a neighbor's herd, he discovers they have hoof-and-mouth disease--and now Princess, the new purebred cow he invested $1000 in, and the Martin's old cow Bessie are threatened with slaughter.
  • The Explorers
    The Explorers
    Episode 22
    After hearing a speech about hiking at a Boy Scout meeting, Timmy and his friends set out on a hike of their own and quickly get into trouble.
  • Homing Pigeon
    Homing Pigeon
    Episode 21
    After he trades some old sports equipment for a homing pigeon, Timmy's next task is to train her. But only Lassie--and a male pigeon attracted to the new homer--knows "Bright Eyes" is endangered by a hawk on her first long-distance flight.
  • The Grasshopper and the Ant
    Timmy, studying grasshoppers for a school project, becomes so worried about a possible plague when he sees a big nest of the insects that he speaks up at the Grange meeting and tries to buy insecticide with his own money. It's only then that even Paul takes him seriously--and is glad he did.moreless
  • The Maverick
    The Maverick
    Episode 19
    large mongrel dog who's been a nuisance on neighbors' farms is trapped in a gorge, and although most of the farmers want the stray dead, the Calverton dog pound representative wants to save him.
  • The Space Traveler
    The Space Traveler
    Episode 18
    When Timmy and Don accidentally release the guinea pig from an experimental rocket, they replace it with Timmy's guinea pig Alexander the Great. But authorities suspect the guinea pig on the rocket was exposed to deadly radiation.
  • Judas Goat
    Judas Goat
    Episode 17
    Phil Houston's stockyards suddenly gets a new source of lambs for market thanks to his assistant Joe Morton and Lassie seems to be reacting to strange noises not coming from the new silent dog whistle Timmy recently purchased.
  • Alias Jack and Joe
    Alias Jack and Joe
    Episode 16
    During a game, the boys begin fighting and Flip is knocked out by a rock thrown by Rudy, who makes Timmy and Sam believe Flip is dead and it's their fault, so the two boys and Lassie run away to avoid disgracing their families.
  • Star Reporter
    Star Reporter
    Episode 15
    Timmy persuades editor Ira Caldwell to let him try and earn money by selling newspaper subscriptions to the Calverton Sentinel,and then accidently overhears a plan to rob the local dairy's co-op while at the Vance farm.
  • In Case of Emergency
    After a local farmer dies on the way to the Capitol City hospital, fifty miles away, the Martins spearhead a plan to start a community hospital, but a prominent farmer known as a skinflint refuses his approval.
  • The Man from Mars
    The Man from Mars
    Episode 13
    When Timmy sees a meteorite come down, he's sure it was really a spaceship from another planet--and that a man from Mars is wandering around the farm. Funny thing is: food keeps disappearing from the Martin house!
  • The Land Grabber
    The Land Grabber
    Episode 12
    After Paul refuses to consider selling his land to a real estate broker, someone ruins his tomato crop and sets fire to his hay.
  • The Bounty Hunter
    The Bounty Hunter
    Episode 11
    Due to stock killings by a puma nicknamed "Satan," the local farmers hire a bounty hunter, a curt, unlikable man whose tracking dog King and Lassie immediately strike sparks off one another.
  • The Whopper
    The Whopper
    Episode 10
    Ruth is disturbed by the tall tales Timmy is telling to impress Willy Brewster--a problem compounded when he tells Willy and Flip that Mrs. Larson, a new neighbor living in a run-down house, is a witch.
  • Water Boy
    Water Boy
    Episode 9
    Paul needs a new well, and Cully Wilson swears he can find water with a divining rod rather than Paul hiring an expensive geologist.
  • The UNICEF Story
    The UNICEF Story
    Episode 8
    On a windy night, Lassie hears screaming coming from the woods, and upon investigating, finds a foreign girl named Anna wandering about lost. Befriending the girl, Lassie brings her home to the Martins. They discover she is a European girl that the Wilkins family has taken in temporarily. She is enrolled in the Calverton school and Timmy begins acclimating her to the area by taking her on a picnic. He notices she always eats as if she is starving; at first he does not notice that she is also hoarding food. Anna is continually coming in late, and then Miss Hazlit begins having complaints from Rudy that things are disappearing from the childrens' lunch boxes. When Rudy accuses Anna in front of the other kids, Timmy fights with him until Miss Hazlit breaks it up and makes Rudy apologize. Timmy comes home, however, and overhears Miss Hazlit telling Ruth that she also suspects that Anna is the thief. Timmy is disturbed, but agrees to let Miss Hazlit take care of the matter. In the meantime, Ruth volunteers to ask the children to Trick or Treat for UNICEF, but most of the children are against it because they don't get to keep the money. At lunch, Miss Hazlit sees Anna go back into the cloakroom, and the girl indeed does steal some food out of a lunchbox. When Timmy and Lassie go to look for her, they find her in the woods with a cache of food. Miss Hazlit asks Anna to apologize to the students and explain to them why she did so, and in broken English, Anna tells them that she is saving up food to send to her large family (four brothers, three sisters, and her parents) who were always hungry. After hearing Anna's story, all the children agree to go Trick or Treating for UNICEF. We see them asking for money (even Lassie has a UNICEF box) and at the end, Willy, playing the piano, Timmy, and Anna sing the "Trick or Treat for UNICEF" jingle.moreless
  • The Flying Machine
    The Flying Machine
    Episode 7
    As the smallest in the group, Timmy chosen to be test pilot for the gang's homemade glider. But the test flight will be held over a cliff.
  • Growing Pains
    Growing Pains
    Episode 6
    After Timmy gets a "real shiner" in a fight, Ruth can't understand the self-respect he's gained with his larger classmates and forbids him to play football with them.
  • The Sulky Race
    The Sulky Race
    Episode 5
    A down-on-his-luck horse racer who needs to win just one more race to start his own farm boards his two harness horses, Big Boy, his future stud horse, and Lazy Joe, Big Boy's stablemate, at the Martin farm. But at an early time-trial, Big Boy turns up lame.
  • The Mascot
    The Mascot
    Episode 4
    Baseball great Roy Campanella comes to coach the Calverton Boys' League just as Timmy puts in a bid for Lassie to become the team's mascot. But when Timmy overhears two boys bargaining over who will pitch the first game and is threatened that Lassie will not get the mascot position if he tells, he's thrown in a quandary.moreless
  • The Contest
    The Contest
    Episode 3
    Timmy enters a "why I love my pet" contest and entrusts Lassie to get the entry to the mailman on time, but she spends so much time aiding neighbors in trouble that the letter is not delivered.
  • Old Henry
    Old Henry
    Episode 2
    Timmy buys an old plowhorse for a dollar, but Paul says they cannot keep the animal since he can't do any work. In trying earn money to keep the horse, Timmy becomes trapped in a mine.
  • The New Refrigerator
    Ruth loves her new refrigerator, but Lassie prefers meals from the old icebox instead--precipitating a battle of wills.