The Big Valley

Night of the Wolf (USA only)

Season 1, Episode 12
Original Airdate: Dec 01, 1965

Director: Joseph L. Lewis
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans, Charles Briles, Napoleon Whiting
Runtime: 51 min.

Nick is bitten by a wolf while out riding with Heath. Thinking the wolf is infected with rabies, Nick swears Heath to secrecy and rides off to die alone. But when he is taken in by a woman and her son (Ron Howard), their kindness leads him to reexamine his life and values.