The Big Valley

Season 4 Episode 25

Flight from San Miguel

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Aired Monday 9:00 PM Apr 28, 1969 on ABC
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  • This is an episode in two parts - the Barkley family's backing, or lack of it, for Heath assisting an old flame, Sarah, to smuggle her rebel husband out of Mexico to the safety of America, the second half being the action surrounding that attempt and the

    8.0
    This is an episode in two distinct parts - the first part deals with the Barkley family's opinions and discussion as to whether Heath, who has been approached by a former old flame, Sarah, to smuggle her rebel husband, Dr Raoul Mendez (Gerald Mohr), out of Mexico to the safety of America. The second half of the story deals with the events surrounding Heath's attempt to carry this out successfully. The script is a fine balance of action and intelligent discussion about the ethics of rebellion and the realities of carrying it out successfully. The denouement is not necessarily the one that the viewer might have hoped for, but is nevertheless treated more sympathetically than the viewer might have expected.
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