The High Chaparral - Season 1 Episode 1

The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son...

Episode: 1/47 eps

Duration: 60 min

Quality: HD

Release: 1967

IMDb: 7.7

Season 1 - The High Chaparral
10 Sep 1967
"John Cannon's family arrives at a ranch near Tuscon, Ariz. His wife names it High Chaparral. They learn they have two enemies - Apaches and a Mexican bandit. He hires ranch hands, recovers his cattle, but loses his wife to an Apache arrow."
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24 Sep 1967
"Buck unknowingly hires a group of Amry deserters at the same time an Army patrol stops at High Chaparral documenting fights with the Apaches. When a troop takes high level Apache hostages, Cochise attacks returning the favor."
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08 Oct 1967
"Big John needs cattle to stock his ranch. He plans to send Buck to see Montoya to buy the stock but Buck breaks his leg racing the boys. Big John is persuaded to send Manolito and Blue in his place but their childish actions have a cost."
15 Oct 1967
"John needs cattle. He offers to buy cattle from area ranchers but learns they are being force to sell to Dolph Tanner at a lower price. The Cannons are forced to fight Tanner as John accepts Victoria and blue in their proper roles."
22 Oct 1967
"Buck accompanies Victoria and Manolito to visit their dad. When they arrive they find his ranch has been taken over by ex-Confederate soldiers planning to take over the area. The leader was Buck's superior during the war."
29 Oct 1967
"A dentist rescues Blue from Apaches and bandits. With no money to be made at the ranch, he decides to go after the bandits who have a $1000 bounty on them. When the bandits kidnap him and Blue, he tries to take advantage of it."
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19 Nov 1967
"A friend of Buck is found nearly dead. He recovers at the ranch but is wanted so John wants him off the ranch. Conviently, the widow of the previous High Chaparral owner wants it back so she hires him to drive the Cannons off the ranch."
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10 Dec 1967
"A Marshall asks Big John to help form a posse to join him on the trail of the Mexican bandit El Lobo who has been terrorizing the US. Big John and Buck know he is hiding on Montoya land which means trouble due to the pack with Montoya."
17 Dec 1967
"Manolito helps a friend escape jail and death in Mexico. Manolito brings the man and his sister to High Chaparral to rest not realizing his friend plans to kill the Mexican revolutionary Juarez during a visit to High Chaparral."
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14 Jan 1968
"Blue and Big John are stranded in the desert by Apaches with no horses and water to see if they can survive like the Apaches. They capture an Apache wounded by Blue who they think may lead them to water when he becomes thirsty."
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18 Feb 1968
"Buck finds two wandering Apache boys chasing a steer. He gets Big John's approval to train them as cowhands. Skeptical locals assume they killed a rancher. After some hands are killed, the missing boys are assumed to be involved."
25 Feb 1968
"Blue finds the wounded bandit El Tigre. At the ranch they tend to his wounds and as he heals he projects the persona of a man trying to do good for his people. During a gun battle to free him, Victoria learns the truth about him."
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31 Mar 1968
"Victoria is kidnapped by a foe of Big John's from the war wanting revenge for his lost hand and respect. Big John trails them into the mountains where he is captured, wore out due to deprivation and forced to re-stage the war with his foe."
Season 2 - The High Chaparral
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28 Feb 1969
"Big John is hoping a reservation for the Apaches led by Sandoval will create a path for peace. However, when the Indian Agent Surtee arrives, he seems to do everything wrong insulting Sandoval. Surtee's has other ideas due to his past."
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04 Apr 1969
"When bandit and his son are separated, Victoria finds the boy walking in the desert. Against Big John's wishes she tries to take in the boy. When she learns the school has no teacher, she fills in to help the boy and other kids."
Season 4 - The High Chaparral
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11 Dec 1970
"A young white man held as a slave by the Apache is chased by them to the ranch house where the Cannons protect him. However, Wind and the hands don't trust him although he says he hates the Apache so they accept him with reservations."
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26 Feb 1971
"Big John recalls all the hands to the ranch as Buck finds a wounded Apache who attacks him. The Apache is taken back to the ranch which prepares for an attack. Three troopers arrive who inform them the Apache is Sangre who is their Chief."
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12 Mar 1971
"Big John and Red Eagle trade brothers while Big John is allowed to round up horses on Apache land. Red Eagle's brother White Horse is a despised white man but when his Apache wife Tanea is sick, he comes for a white doctor to save her."