Needing protection from Apache Indians after his wife is killed in an attack, Arizona Territory rancher "Big" John Cannon (Leif Erickson) looks for help from his rich and powerful neighbor, Don Sebastián Montoya (Frank Silvera). As part of the deal struck with Montoya, Cannon marries his daughter, Victoria (Linda Cristal), and she and her brother, Manolito (Henry Darrow), come to live on the High Chaparral Ranch. Cannon, his brother, Buck (Cameron Mitchell), and Montoya's men find adventure in battling Indians, former Civil War foes and the occasional gambling-, women- or whiskey-related conflict.
S0/EP - An Anger Greater Than Mine
Victoria's childhood sweetheart is released from prison and believes her father stole his land.
S0/EP - Generation
Blue's artistic talent puts him at a crossroads between Big John and going east to study at school.
S0/EP - Auld Lang Syne
Buck reunites with an Army friend and leads his men to Mexico, only to find they're stealing gold along the way.
S0/EP - The Reluctant Deputy
Blue acts as deputy for the weekend and faces off against bank robbers, Buck and Manolito.
S0/EP - To Stand for Something More
Blue is left in charge of the ranch as the men of High Chaparral travel. However, he struggles to maintain authority and loses Big John's prize stallion.
S0/EP - Jelks
With Sam gone, Big John is driving the men crazy trying to run the ranch alone. But when Joe takes over, he hires a foreman with a bad past.
S0/EP - New Hostess in Town
When Victoria is kidnapped and Buck's rescue fails, they work together to escape from a crooked bar owner.
S0/EP - Apache Trust
Blue is taken captive until Big John can prove the Apaches did not steal an Army shipment. Manolito locates the robbers, but no one knows it or his location.
S0/EP - The Long Shadow
Mysterious events threaten the lives of work hands, forcing the Cannons to investigate.
S0/EP - The Little Thieves
Buck and Manolito harbor two orphan girls who both want to be outlaws like their father.
S0/EP - Alliance
The Cannons are in danger when an Army bounty hunter is sent to retrieve an Apache Indian accused of murder.
S0/EP - The Legacy
A con man and his daughter pick Big John and Blue as their next targets.
S0/EP - The Lost Ones
After Victoria heals a wounded Apache, he comes to believe she has magical powers, telling a local chief she can heal his son, whose wound is infected with gangrene.
S0/EP - Lady Fair
Buck falls for a pretty tomboy freighter and helps her win a fight against a ruthless freighter.
S0/EP - Friends and Partners
Buck and Manolito take time off to "work" at their own ranch. Meanwhile, Comancherous plot to attack and steal their horses.
S0/EP - Trail to Nevermore
Victoria, Manolito and a wounded Big John seek refuge in a ghost town from bandits who stole their horses.
S0/EP - Mi Casa, Su Casa
Big John discovers the true meaning of an old Mexican custom,"My house is your house," when Montoya makes himself at home and unknowingly sparks conflict with the Apaches.
S0/EP - Bad Day for a Bad Man
Manolito must retrieve stolen money or the Cannons may lose their ranch.
S0/EP - The Guns of Johnny Rondo
Buck knowingly hires a gunman and his son to work at the ranch, and their past quickly catches up with them when vengeful men attack.
S0/EP - The Journal of Death
When Victoria is injured, Big John is left with no choice but to have a doctor wanted for murder operate on her.
S0/EP - A Piece of Land
Buck and Manolito struggle to pay for a ranch they purchased while maintaining their free lifestyles.
S0/EP - The Brothers Cannon
Buck decides to leave the ranch to be free from Big John's authority.
S0/EP - A Time to Laugh, A Time to Cry
Manolito's old flame is kidnapped by Comancheros just before he proposes.
S0/EP - Time of Your Life
Blue is in hot water when he crosses a professional gunman.
S0/EP - Too Many Chiefs
Big John and Victoria take a delayed honeymoon, leaving Buck, Blue and Manolito to manage the ranch.
S0/EP - The Lieutenant
Blue gets in over his head when he helps his friend and Army officer arrest a neighbor for desertion.
S0/EP - For the Love of Carlos
Victoria adopts a young boy, who is soon kidnapped by his outlaw father.
S0/EP - No Trouble at All
On her way to help deliver a baby, Victoria is kidnapped first by Apaches and then by bank robbers.
S0/EP - The Lion Sleeps
Montoya pretends to be near death to con Big John into giving him the High Chapparral. Meanwhile, Manolito is engaged to a rich heiress.
S0/EP - No Bugles, No Drums
Uncle Buck's former flame enlists his help in the search for her missing husband.
S0/EP - A Fella Named Kilroy
An old friend of Uncle Buck is taken on as a ranch hand, only to be tracked down by the outlaws he double crossed.
S0/EP - Surtee
A crooked ex-Army officer uses Indians to rustle cattle so he can sell them across the border in Mexico.
S0/EP - Stinky Flanagan
Buck is sent to purchase a mule but returns with a camel and its former owner. However, the horses can't stand the animal and the ranch hands can't stand the man.
S0/EP - Feather of an Eagle
Blue Boy is taken hostage by the Apaches after he frees a white girl from their captivity.
S0/EP - Shadow of the Wind
A peace treaty with the Apaches is threatened by the arrival of scalp hunters.
S0/EP - For What We Are About to Receive
A squatter comes between Victoria and her Thanksgiving turkey.
S0/EP - North to Tucson
After Victoria saves the life of a man, she learns he's sworn to kill Big John.
S0/EP - Ebenezer
Big John hires a newspaperman to raise crime awareness. Meanwhile, a criminal plots revenge against the reporter.
S0/EP - Follow Your Heart
Ranch hand Sam returns home to avenge his daughter's death, who died by the hands of an old friend.
S0/EP - A Joyful Noise
Manolito falls for a woman who is being courted by another man.
S0/EP - The Hair Hunter
Big John harbors a wounded Indian while a mining company owner is paying bounty for Apache scalps.
S0/EP - Bad Day for a Thirst
Uncle Buck takes a pair of young drifters under his wing, hiring them as ranch hands. However, they may be disguised Apache who murdered a local rancher.
S0/EP - Champion of the Western World
Blue enters a prize fight against an old foe in order to raise money for a silver saddle.
S0/EP - The Kinsman
The brother of Big John's first wife arrives at Chapparal—wanted dead or alive by bounty hunters.
S0/EP - Gold Is Where You Leave It
Gold seekers plot against the Cannons after Big John drives them away from an abandoned mine on his land.
S0/EP - Spokes
Against the advice of the others, Buck goes to the town of Spokes for the Fourth of July. He soon finds himself between a hide hunter and an avenging father.
S0/EP - The Filibusteros
Buck accompanies Victoria and Manolito to their father's ranch, finding an ex-Confederate officer planning to annex it as his own state.
S0/EP - The Terrorist
Manolito frees an old friend from jail and hides him at High Chaparral. However, he soon discovers the man's plot to kill the Mexican president.
S0/EP - The Widow from Red Rock
A widow from a neighboring ranch returns after Comancheros killed her crooked husband. In a surprise move, she asks Buck to be her foreman and husband.
S0/EP - The Price of Revenge
The previous owner of the High Chaparral teams with Buck's gunslinger friend to drive out the Cannons and reclaim the ranch.
S0/EP - A Hanging Offense
Blue kills a soldier attacking an Indian girl, and soon learns that he was the son of a vengeful general.
S0/EP - The Firing Wall
A Mexican bandit lures Blue, Manolito and the Cannon Ranch hands into Mexico, where he has planned their execution under false charges.
S0/EP - Sudden Country
Buck, Manolito and Blue help a naïve bank clerk come to terms with ranch life, disease and the Apache. Meanwhile, Buck falls for the banker's wife.
S0/EP - The Doctor From Dodge
The Cannons meet a travelling dentist who is as skilled with a firearm as with a tooth extractor. But trouble arises when he forms a pact with outlaws to kidnap Blue for money.
S0/EP - The Assassins
An assassination plot on a medicine man could endanger the Cannons and start a war with the Indians.
S0/EP - Survival
Stranded in the desert, Blue and Big John form an unlikely alliance with an Apache they wounded.
S0/EP - Shadows on the Land
John confronts a ruthless cattleman who forces ranchers to sell their cattle at low prices. Victoria attempts to help despite John's resistance.
S0/EP - Mark of theTurtle
A search for a dangerous bandit leads to Montoya's ranch, threatening Big John's treaty with him.
S0/EP - Young Blood
When Buck breaks his leg, John entrusts Blue and Manolito to negotiate the purchase of a bull and cows from Montoya.
S0/EP - A Quiet Day in Tucson
Blue, Buck and Manolito travel into town for supplies but are distracted by poker, booze and women.
S0/EP - Best Man for the Job
When the Army arrives at the ranch with Apache prisoners, John fears his treaty with Cochise will be broken unless they are returned.
S0/EP - The Ghost of Chaparral
Victoria's efforts to become the lady of the house are thwarted when Apaches kidnap her and an old beau returns.
S0/EP - Ride the Savage Land
Buck promises to rescue a woman's sister after she is kidnapped by Apaches—an impossible feat.
S0/EP - The Arrangement
Big John forms an alliance with his Mexican neighbor to unite against the Apaches, sealing the deal with a marriage.
S0/EP - Destination Tucson
During the 1870s, Big John Cannon and his family move to their new cattle ranch, The High Chaparral, in dangerous Arizona Territory.
S0/EP - The Peacemaker
Angry at being treated like a kid, Blue joins a government scout and his Apache daughter. He soon finds himself in love and in the middle of a dangerous peace negotiation.
S0/EP - Threshold Of Courage
Big John's war enemy kidnaps Victoria in a plan to kill him.
S0/EP - Tiger by the Tail
The Cannons tend to a wounded man, fighting for the good of his people. But after his people try to recapture him, Victoria learns the truth.
S0/EP - Ten Little Indians
After Pima Indians attack local Apaches, Blue and Buck find orphaned Indian boys at the High Chaparral.
S0/EP - The Covey
Buck and Manolito face off against an escaped convict planning to steal a pack train.
S0/EP - Tornado Frances
Conned into buying a saloon, Buck juggles building repairs and protesting women.
S0/EP - The Stallion
When an Apache chief allows Blue to keep a wild black stallion, the chief's envious son steals it back.
S0/EP - The Buffalo Soldiers
Buffalo soldiers and the Cannons attempt to clean up crime in Tucson.
S0/EP - The Deceivers
Apaches steal supplies from the Cannon's ranch and kidnap Manolito.
S0/EP - The Promised Land
Victoria and Manolito are upset with their father's dishonest methods after he reneges on a promise to sell land.
S0/EP - Our Lady of Guadalupe
A Mexican priest uses a counterfeit religious relic to attract pilgrims and funds for his impoverished town.
S0/EP - A Way of Justice
Big John is framed for murder by gypsy shepherds. His only way out is to pay $15,000.
S0/EP - The Last Hundred Miles
A freight-shipping agent uses fake Indian attacks to increase prices.
S0/EP - The Glory Soldiers
A troupe of religious revivalists from the Salvation Army enlist Uncle Buck and Manolito as their guides.
S0/EP - Once on a Day in Spring
After a spat with Big John, Victoria returns home only to interupt her father's courtship of a visiting countess.
S0/EP - No Irish Need Apply
Against Big John's wishes, Manolito helps an Irish miner protest dangerous work conditions. Little does he know that the miner plans to spark danger himself.
S0/EP - Sea of Enemies
An Army deserter accused of murder takes Blue Boy hostage in the desert.
S0/EP - A Matter of Vengeance
Embittered over the loss of his home and grandson, a man vows to track down the bandits responsible.
S0/EP - Fiesta
En route to a border town fiesta, Buck invites trouble when he befriends a Mexican boy he saved from a fight.
S0/EP - The Hostage
Victoria and Wind are held hostage by bank robbers.
S0/EP - Only the Bad Come to Sonora
The victim of highwaymen, Manolito poses as a poor drifter in his attempt to recover his father's stallion.
S0/EP - The Badge
After finding his wanted poster, Buck recounts his days as a wanted man, and Big John's as the lawman chasing him.
S0/EP - Sangre
An Indian war is threatened when a wounded Apache leader is held hostage at the Cannon ranch.
S0/EP - Pale Warrior
The Cannons befriend a man who claims to have been an Apache prisoner for 15 years, but they soon regret their decision.
S0/EP - The New Lion of Sonora: Part 1
After Montoya's death, his brother inherits the ranch, but his only concern is gambling, women and drinking.
S0/EP - The New Lion of Sonora: Part 2
After Montoya's death, his brother inherits the ranch, but his only concern is gambling, women and drinking.
S0/EP - Man to Match the Land
In exchange for access to Apache land, Big John must help a hated Indian find a doctor for his sick wife.
S0/EP - The Forge of Hate
Peace efforts of an Apache warrior are undermined by his long-embittered tribal chief.
S0/EP - Too Late the Epitaph
Manolito is jailed in a case of mistaken identity on charges of holdup and murder.
S0/EP - A Good Sound Profit
John Cannon faces the alienation of his family and friends when he aids a band of Mexican revolutionists.
S0/EP - It Takes a Smart Man
Tulsa Red blackmails Big John—pay $5,000 or Buck dies.
S0/EP - A Matter of Survival
Returning home from a visit to her father's ranch, Victoria finds an infant, the only survivor of an Indian raid on his parent's wagon.
S0/EP - Wind
Big John proposes the ranchers work together to drive their own herds to Wichita instead of Texas to increase their profit.