The High Chaparral (1967–1971)
On the way to a wild time at Fiesta in Mexico, Buck runs into the sport of boy fighting in a cantina. He rescues the losing boy from the fight and his owner but finds the boy and himself in danger from the men he took the boy from.


John Florea


Michael Fisher


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Leif Erickson ... Big John Cannon
Cameron Mitchell ... Buck Cannon
Henry Darrow ... Manolito Montoya
Linda Cristal ... Victoria Cannon
Nehemiah Persoff ... Homero José
Miguel Alejandro Miguel Alejandro ... Beto
Carlos Romero Carlos Romero ... Sargente
Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. ... Bartender
Dan Kemp Dan Kemp ... Tim (as Daniel Kemp)
Pilar Del Rey Pilar Del Rey ... Mrs. Martinez
Don Collier ... Sam Butler
Julio Medina ... First Man
Rico Alaniz ... Jorge Martinez
Ken Mayer ... One-Eyed Cowboy
Felipe Turich Felipe Turich ... Stableman


Buck has beat out Manolito for the right to go to Mexico to attend a large Fiesta in a small town there known for a wild time. On the way he stops for a drink at a cantina in Mexico where he sees the local sport of boy fighting. The boys are orphans owned by men who wager on their fights. Seeing the losing boy Beto taking a beating Buck stops the fight to rescue him. When he learns the boy is essentially a slave, he decides to take Beto with him against the wishes of Homero José who owns Beto. With the help of the Mexican Federales, the two escape town but are tracked down by Homero. During an attack they lose Buck's horse but Buck is able to get Beto to a poor family farm where they are fed. Homero catches up them but the farmer ultimately ends up shooting Homero. The family takes in Beto who although never talkative or friendly hates be be left behind by Buck. Buck never makes Fiesta and returns to the High Chaparral emotionally drained. Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

20 November 1970 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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