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Episode Guide
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Season One...1984-1985

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  1.) Highway to Heaven
       September 19, 1984
       Written by Michael Landon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       Jonathan Smith aids the residents of Havencrest retirement home, which is in the process of being sold out from under them in the full-length pilot episode.

       This was the highest-tested and rated pilot in terms of viewer response for any NBC pilot before or since.

Guest Stars:
John Bleifer as Sidney
Mary McCusker as Leslie Gordon
Elizabeth Kerr as Miss Mattie
Joe Dorsey as Mr. Sinclair

Special Guest Star:
Helen Hayes as Estelle

Co-Starring:
John O' Leary as Mr. Haskins
Eddie Quillian as Clyde
Georgia Schmidt as Loretta
Charles Lampkin as Doc
Stuart Nisbet as Jake
Ted Gehring as Customer

Featuring:
Tony Epper as Hal
Jerry Wills as Buddy
Melora Harte as Waitress
Kathleen O' Haco as Arlene
Jack Dunlap as Bartender
Stephen Yochem as Gary Johnson
Ralph Clift as Track Teller
Benjamin Jurand as Better #1
Kurt Smildsin as Better #2

       Trivia note: The opening credits that open up the pilot are of Jonathan walking along Dawn Road, at Tucson, Arizona. They are later seen at the conclusion of the pilot.

       Trivia note: David Rose scores the "Highway to Heaven" theme cue for the opening title of the pilot. His soulful and emotionally moving theme cue is pure genius.

       Dennis Korn, CEO of Michael Landon Productions, sold the series to Genesis for syndicated reruns for US and worldwide airplay in 1988. Michael and Kent had to take the original negatives and soundtracks and transfer them to Betacam and then make a syndication set from the master set they initially made. They had to make edits and some alterations with the pilot film, since television stations demand airtime for commercials.

       They duplicated the pilot in its original feature-length and also made a two-part version for daily airplay. They took the 1987-88 music cues by David Rose and redubbed the closing titles for the ending of part one and part two of the syndicated pilot film. The original pilot was made and aired as one story, with no edits or alterations of any kind. The running time of the pilot film was 96 minutes in length.

       They also took the 1984 opening titles from the pilot film and the second episode filmed for the beginning titles to open part two of the syndicated pilot. The end titles of both parts list the players in both parts of this two-part version, where the feature-length pilot version has only three players listed. The end titles of the feature-length pilot they also redubbed with the 1987-88 music cue by David Rose.

       Michael and Kent had to edit all 109 episodes of the series in 1988, including the feature-length pilot film for the syndication deal with Genesis Entertainment in Los Angeles. They only own the distribution rights for US and worldwide airplay. The televised reruns of "Highway to Heaven" commenced on September of 1989 for local stations across the United States.

       The opening and closing titles in "Highway to Heaven" are accompanied by the graceful cloud shots seen in every episode. The footage of the clouds was bought from a stock house in Los Angeles by Michael Landon and Kent McCray.

       "Truckin' Into Tucson," "The Right Side of the Wrong Bed," "Ever Since I Met You" performed by the Saddle City Band.

       Location Scenes Filmed at: Tucson, Arizona, and Santa Anita, California.

       Film date: April 1984

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  2.) To Touch the Moon
       September 26, 1984
       Written by Michael Landon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       While Jonathan enters the life of a grieving widow and her terminally ill son, Mark busies himself with a bitter thief deserted by his parents.

Guest Stars:
Barret Oliver as Arthur Nealy
Tony LaTorre as Tony
Carrie Snodgrass as Evelyn Nealy

Co-Starring:
Penny Santon as Grandma Rizzo
Don Starr as Dr. Bender

Featuring:
Margaret Wheeler as Old Woman in Limo
Cynthia Frost as Waitress
Robert L. Minor as Limo Driver

       Trivia note: The new opening credits now consist of Jonathan walking along Dawn Road at Tucson, from the pilot episode's roadway shots filmed there, then cutting to Mark Gordon driving down the road and picking him up at Soledad Canyon Road in Southern California, where this episode's rural settings were filmed at in summer of 1984.

       Trivia note: Barret Oliver was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his guest star performance in this episode.

       Trivia note: David Rose scores the new "Highway to Heaven" theme cues for the first season that accompanies the opening and closing credits, as the nine month production of filming starts up in June.

       Trivia note: Second episode filmed after the pilot for the 1984-85 season.

       Trivia note: These scenes were filmed in Los Angeles of Mark pursuing the teen thief in an attempt to get his stolen car back. To see them click this link on.

       Trivia note: In the final scenes from this episode with Jonathan and Arthur, is more than words can say. Click them on to see.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Soledad Canyon, Canyon Country, and Los Angeles, California.

       Film date: June 1984

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  3.) The Return of the Masked Rider
       October 3, 1984
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       A lone boxer and some aging movie stars fight for law and order in the ghetto.

Guest Stars:
John Agar as Morton Clay
Stoney Jackson as Mau Mau
Chip McAllister as Joey
Darin Taylor as Thumper
Hank Rolike as Boomer
Dehl Berti as Sidney Eagle

Co-Starring:
Ruben Moreno as Roland Rinaldo
Carl Pitti as Lash Latham
Arnold Johnson as Deadwood
Jinaki as Large Woman #1
Juney Smith as Helper #1
Ezekial Moss as Helper #2

Featuring:
Virginia Peters as Large Woman #2
John Hawker as Man #1
Will Hunt as Wino
Martin Davis as Kid #1
Jonathan Terry as Cafeteria Owner
Bill Caplan as Ring Announcer

       Boxing ring and facilities furnished by Chuck Landis' Country Club, Los Angeles.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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  4.) Song of the Wild West
       October 17, 1984
       Teleplay by: Dan Gordon and Maryanne Kasica and Michael Scheff
        Story by: Maryanne Kasica and Michael Scheff
       Directed by Victor French

       An aspiring singer hoping to follow in her mother's footsteps wants to compete in a talent show, but her father won't permit it.

Guest Stars:
Jerry Hardin as Tim Higgins
Michele Green as Sarah Higgins
Clifton James as Nick Claybourne
Joan Kzar as Trudy Swensen

Special Guest Star:
Ronee Blakley as Patsy Maynard

Co-Starring:
Chip Johnson as Harry Harris
J.S. ( Joe ) Young as Man

       Trivia note: The final scenes in this episode were filmed inside a nightclub at Tucson, Arizona.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California and Tucson, Arizona.

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  5.) One Fresh Batch of Lemonade: Part One
       October 24, 1984
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       A motorcycle accident shatters a baseball player's dreams of reaching the pros. The first of several episodes that deal with overcoming physical barriers.

Guest Stars:
Ken Olandt as Deke Larson, Jr.
Jim Haynie as Deke Larson, Sr.
Shelby Leverington as Susan Larson
Bobbi Block as Eleanor
Virginia Capers as Miss Hendrickenson

Special Guest Star:
Bart Conner as Richie Halberstrom

Introducing James Troesh as Scotty Wilson

Co-Starring:
Conrad Bachman as Robert Halberstrom
John Furlong as Charles
Mary Betten as Mom
John Touchstone as Arnold
Leslie Ryan as Linda

Featuring:
Russell Anderson as Mac
Dave Wakefield as Guy #1
Don Maxwell as Policeman
Michael Yama as Maitre d'
Nico DeSilva as Martinez
Valerie Stanton as Woman
Thu Thuy as Waitress
Jim Wise as Cabbie
Jeremy Gosch as Jaimie Larson

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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  6.) One Fresh Batch of Lemonade: Part Two
       October 31, 1984
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       In the second part, Olympic medalist Bart Conner plays a gymnast with a special responsibility for rehabilitating Deke Larson, Jr.

Guest Stars:
Ken Olandt as Deke Larson, Jr.
Jim Haynie as Deke Larson, Sr.
Shelby Leverington as Susan Larson
Bobbi Block as Eleanor
Virginia Capers as Miss Hendrickenson

Special Guest Star:
Bart Conner as Richie Halberstrom

Introducing James Troesh as Scotty Wilson

Co-Starring:
Conrad Bachman as Robert Halberstrom
John Furlong as Charles
Mary Betten as Mom
John Touchstone as Arnold
Leslie Ryan as Linda

Featuring:
Russell Anderson as Mac
Dave Wakefield as Guy #1
Don Maxwell as Policeman
Michael Yama as Maitre d'
Nico DeSilva as Martinez
Valerie Stanton as Woman
Thu Thuy as Waitress
Jim Wise as Cabbie
Jeremy Gosch as Jaimie Larson

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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  7.) A Divine Madness
       November 7, 1984
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       A widower who built an empire in the construction business now believes he is King Arthur and his ambitious son is determined to have him declared mentally incompetent.

Guest Stars:
Jonathan Frakes as Arthur Krock, Jr.
Ellen Maxted as Linda Crock
Scott Stevensen as Dr. Bob Halstead
Jean Allison as Gwen Halstead
William Edward Phipps as Carl

Special Guest Star:
Ron Moody as Arthur Krock, Sr.

Co-Starring:
Victor Brandt as Hacker
Peggy Doyle as Judge DeWitt
Helen Kleeb as Maid Marion
Alex Sharp as Phil
Barry Cahill as Bailiff
Edward Paul Allen as Court Reporter

       Location Scenes Filmed at Malibu, California.

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  8.) Catch a Falling Star
       November 14, 1984
       Written by Michael Landon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       Jonathan and Mark tend to the children of a movie star who always has the money, but not the time to spend with his kids.

Guest Stars:
Daniel Davis as Lance Gaylord
Bobby Jacoby as Brock Gaylord
Emily Moultrie as as Karen Gaylord

Co-Starring:
Susan Silo as Mrs. Barney
Stephanie Hagen as Mrs. Cohen
Andre Gower as Tom Barney
Jeremy Lawrence as Hoosh
Phillip Proctor as Phil
Dennis A. Pratt as Junkie

Featuring:
Eva Smith as Old Lady
Dorothy Butts as Mrs. Bowles
Christian Jacobs as Danny
Robert L. Gibson as Policeman
Dan McBride as Cashier
Hank Kendrick as Jake
Richard Glover as Harry
Bill McLeman as Guard
Clyde Harper as Old Man

       Trivia note: Bobby Jacoby was nominated for the Young Artist award for the best young actor guest-starring in a television series for this episode. His real name is Robert Jayne, but goes by Bobby Jacoby.

       Trivia note: The establishing shot that opens this story up is the Santa Monica Freeway in Los Angeles, with Mount Lee in the background.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles and Culver City, West Los Angeles, California.

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  9.) Help Wanted: Angel
       November 21, 1984
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       An elderly scriptwriter prays for an "angel" to bankroll his movie about the lonely people in his neighborhood.

Guest Stars:
Al Ruscio as Petros
Dennis Fimple as Joey
Jon Lormer as Martin Lamm

Special Guest Star:
Stella Stevens as Stella

Co-Starring
Randy Gallion as Chewey
Owen Bush as Sam
Jack Bernardi as Jake
Ed Hooks as Clerk
Robert Telford as Preacher
Jack Jozefson as Guy

       Trivia note: This is the first episode where Michael Landon's infrequent voice-overs are heard in the final act.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Santa Monica Beach, West Los Angeles, California.

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10.) Dust Child
       November 28, 1984
       Written by Paul W. Cooper
       Directed by Victor French

       A Vietnam veteran and his family happily welcome a 15-year-old girl he fathered overseas, but their son isn't happy at all.

Guest Stars:
James Whitmore, Jr. as Richard Gaines
Jenny Sullivan as Susan Gaines
Billy Jacoby as Brad Gaines
Denice Kumagai as Nguyen
K. C. Martell as Larry Everett

Co-Starring:
Alba Francesca as Jeanette Everett
Dan Owens as Gas Station Attendant
Mark Everett as Jeff

Featuring:
Le Taun as Mr. Loh
P. J. Godwin as Tim
Christian Hoff as Steve
Elizabeth Cheshire as Gale
Mark Denis as Reporter
Leon Fan as Vietnamese Kid #1
Jason Fan as Vietnamese Kid #2

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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11.) Hotel of Dreams
       December 12, 1984
       Teleplay by Paul W. Cooper
       Written by Paul Wolff
       Directed by Michael Landon

       At a luxurious hotel, dreams come true for some, while others get their just desserts.

Guest Stars:
Julie Carmen as Elena
Judith Marie Bergan as Allison
Dean Dittman as Sealy
Marie Denn as Helen
Jacques Aubuchon as Clinton Rudd

Special Guest Star:
Brian Kerwin as Barry Rudd

Co-Starring:
Anthony Penya as Roberto
Douglas Emerson as Donny Wells
Frank Farmer as Mr. Wells
James Ralston as Proprietor
Richard Jamison as Frank

Featuring:
Colin Drake as Darrell Palmore
George American Horse as Mossy
Mavis Neal Palmer as Lady
B. J. Turner as Hairdresser

       Trivia note: This is the first episode where Jonathan discovers Mark is a smoker, and some amusing and serious words are spoken in the hotel between the two of them, in this episode's teaser.

        Jonathan walks in Mark's room and looks at him in surprise, with disappointment on his face, shaking his head in discovery of Mark's smoking.

       Mark: "What are you looking at? Come on, we all die sometime or another. I take you. I bet you didn't smoke? You died?"

       Jonathan: "I smoked. I died of lung cancer."

       Mark: Coughs and gasps!!

       Location Scenes Filmed at Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, California.

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12.) Another Song for Christmas
       December 19, 1984
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       Jonathan and Mark have a devil of a time instilling the Christmas spirit in a heartless car salesman.

Guest Stars:
Jeff Doucette as Dave Ratchett
Bill Quinn as Millard Watkins
Ivor Barry as Joseph
Charles Tyner as Caleb Fish

Special Guest Star:
Geoffrey Lewis as Honest Eddy

Co-Starring:
Paul Barselou as Jeff
Kathryn Fuller as Bonnie
Bill Shick as Tony
Herta Ware as Grandma
Don Beddoe as Chris
Matt Shakman as Bobby Ratchett
Valorie Grear as Beth Ratchett
Hap Lawrence as Worker #1

Featuring:
William Utay as Worker #2
Virginia Keehne as Sarah Ratchett
Kellie Martin as Lisa Ratchett
Daniel Brown as Eddy ( age 8 )
Casey Erickson as Helper

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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13.) Plane Death
       January 9, 1985
       Written by Michael Landon
       Directed by Victor French

       Mark's old buddy, now working a border drug-enforcement job, disappears after discovering the cargo in a large model airplane.

Guest Stars:
Michael Bowen as Jack Harm
Lee Bryant as Sarah Down
Derrel Maury as Arnie
Joshua Cadman as Bubba

Special Guest Star:
Ramon Bieri as Sheriff Harm

Co-Starring:
David Faustino as Robbie
Bert Hinchman as Sid
Jack Taloe as Garson
Robert Ford as Charlie Down

       Location Scenes Filmed at Mentryville, Pico Canyon and Tuolumne, California.

       Film date: December 1984

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14.) One Winged Angels
       January 16, 1985
       Teleplay by Jan Heininger
       Written by Jan Heininger and
       Hugh Corcoran
       Directed by Michael Landon

       Jonathan finds that even angels aren't above falling in love, when he's assigned to help an attractive divorcee and her rebellious son.

Guest Stars:
Robin Dearden as Libby
John H. Lawlor as Earl
Peggy McKay as Louise
Wil Wheaton as Max

Co-Starring:
Hugo Stanger as Mr. Glidden

       Trivia note: Mark's smoking habit is brought up once again, as he's about to light one, while Jonathan is driving, who scorns him saying, "Come on, there you go with the cigarette again". Mark answers in rebuttal saying, "Will you leave me alone? It's my vacation. It's a beautiful day. Let me enjoy myself."

       The Boss quickly puts it out by making it rain heavily in the car, right on Mark's baseball hat, who looks over at Jonathan and blames him.

       Mark: "Thanks a lot."

       Jonathan: "I didn't do it."

       Mark: "You mean?"

       Jonathan: "Mmhmm."

       Mark: "You know, he must really care a lot about me, the way he worries about me?"

       Jonathan: "Could be."

       Mark: "What do you mean, could be? Why else would he put my cigarette out like that?"

       Jonathan:"Well, maybe he's not so anxious to have you up there."

       In another attempt, Mark is fishing on the lake and becomes frustrated with no fishing results, saying, "Oh, come on. I mean a premo spot in the lake of nothing!"

       Stressed out, he reaches in his jacket for his pack and pulls a cigarette out and as he's about to light it, the Boss makes the fishing pole fly out from between his feet, since he has both hands full. The pole flies into the water, with a frantic Mark trying to retrieve it, saying, "Oh, no!...oh...oh, no,...oh. Why me God?"

       Then he gets upset and goes to light it again and the winds suddenly comes up and blows the flame of his lighter out. He finally suspects God is behind this and says, "That's why? Alright, I quit."

       Mark tries a third time, when he gets some change from a dollar bill, than walks out to the cigarette machine, puts the coins in, and opens the pack up. He pulls out a folded piece of white paper that says:

       Breaking promises can be hazardous to your health.

       Trivia note: Victor French celebrated his 50th birthday while filming on location at Lake Tulloch.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Lake Tulloch and Copperopolis, California.

       Film Date: December 1984

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15.) Going Home, Going Home
       January 23, 1985
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       An auto accident renders Mark Gordon unconscious and takes him back to the life of his grandfather who is about to lose his farm.

Guest Stars:
John McLiam as Carl Fred Simms
Sean de Veritch as Kid
C. Lindsay Workman as Dic
Earl Montgomery as Mr. Stone

Co-Starring:
Eve McVeagh as Flora
Raymond Guth as Rancher
Hal Riddle as Doc #2
Cory "Bumper" Yothers as Boy

       Trivia note: The first roadway shots of the Ford that open this story were filmed near Lake Tulloch in Calaveras County. The ghost town of La Grange in Stanislaus County was used for the town settings in this story, along with the Old La Grange Bridge located over the South Fork Tuolumne River. The ranch settings in the story were filmed at Golden Oak Ranch in Newhall, that is owned by Disney. The final roadway shots of the Ford at the end of the story were filmed near La Grange and the old bridge in town is used again for the final shot in this story, directed by Michael Landon.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Lake Tulloch, Calaveras County, La Grange, Stanislaus County and Golden Oak Ranch, Newhall, Los Angeles County, California.

       Film Date: December 1984

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16.) As Difficult as ABC
       January 30, 1985
       Written by Parke Perine
       Directed by Victor French

       The future looks bleak for an illiterate basketball player who loses his college scholarship because of a heart condition.

Guest Stars:
Glen Michael Jones as Brian Baldwin
Deborah Lacey as Julie
Beah Richards as Mrs. Baldwin
Clinton-Derricks-Carroll as Sticks
Bernard Behrens as Dr. Sheaffer
Michael Cavanaugh as Coach
Kaska as Tyrone

Co-Starring:
Don Dubbins as Don Weston
DeVoreaux White as Terry
Raymond O' Keefe as Cop #2
Daryl Roach as Cop #1
Delane Vaughn as Willie

Featuring:
Robert Shafer as Dennis
Dante D' Andre as Waiter
Robert Balderson as Cop #3
Alton Norman as Coyote

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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17.) A Child of God
       February 6, 1985
       Written by Michael Landon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       A young mother has two crosses to lead: a terminal illness and a minister father who has shunned his daughter and her illegitimate child.

       Trivia note: Michael had originally wrote and directed this story for the Bonanza episode "The Love Child" in 1970.

Guest Stars:
Coleen Maloney as Marsha Stearns
Patricia Smith as Sarah Stearns
Natalie Gregory as Amy

Special Guest Star:
William Windom as Reverend Stearns

Co-Starring:
Nora Boland as Mrs. Hardy
Jerome Thor as as Dr. Gottlieb

Featuring:
Bill Sorrells as Doctor
Paula Martin as Patient

       Trivia note: Ted Voightlander was nominated for an Emmy for his outstanding cinematography in this episode.

       Some of David Rose's cue music heard in this episode was first heard in the 1972 "Bonanza" episode "He Was Only Seven".

       Stock footage of New York City is edited in the final cut, to establish this story's settings in the east, as the story opens up in act one.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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18.) A Match Made in Heaven
       February 20, 1985
       Written by James Troesh and
       Theresa Troesh
       Directed by Michael Landon

       Jonathan's friend, Scotty is a quadriplegic and wonders if his relationship with a woman can succeed. Scotty is played by quadriplegic actor James Troesh, who co-wrote the script with his wife Theresa.

       Trivia Note: Brianne Murphy was nominated for an Emmy for outstanding cinematography in this episode.

Guest Stars:
Margie Impert as Diane
Chris Hendrie as Brad Kearns

Special Guest Star:
James Troesh as Scotty Wilson

Co-Starring:
Michael Mitz as Larry
Alan Toy as Jack Keller

Featuring:
Lisa Robins as Jean
Theresa Karanik as Anne Keller
Dereck Wong as Chinese Waiter
Lorrie Blore as Cashier
Mark Masi as Waiter

       Location Scenes Filmed at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.

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19.) The Banker and the Bum
       February 27, 1985
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       Divine intervention enables a park bum to trade places with a mayoral candidate who wants to turn the park into a parking lot.

Guest Stars:
Eve Roberts as Carlotta
John Colodner as Driver
Ivor Barry as Butler
Richard Stahl as Mr Fisk

Special Guest Star:
Ned Beatty as Willy the Waver and Melvin Rich

Co-Starring:
Joan Shawlee as Woman in Park
John Ingle as Moderator
Martin Rudy as Frank Sturgess
Michael Pniewski as Cop #1
Mark Koba as Guard #1

Featuring:
Dave Morick as Guard #2
Jack Stryker as Bum #1
Kathleen Coyne as Salesgirl
David Morgan as Cop #2
Perry Cook as Bum #2
Rochelle Balin as Social Worker

       Trivia note: Ned Beatty spoke in a July 1991 interview: "Once I was on sort of a blacklist because a story was put out that I was anti-Semitic. Michael ( who was Jewish ) didn't hesitate to hire me for two episodes of 'Highway to Heaven'. He was willing to break all the producer taboos."

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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20.) The Brightest Star
       March 6, 1985
       Written by Christopher Beaumont
       Directed by Victor French

       Jonathan and Mark return a runaway child to her ambitious mother and alcoholic father.

Guest Stars:
Gerald S. O' Loughlin as Mr. Parks
Carrie Wells as Lori Parks
Mary Armstrong as Martha
Laura Jacoby as Carla

Special Guest Star:
Trish Van Devere as Mrs. Parks

Co-Starring:
Michael Laskin as Gil Scott
Harvey Gold as Dave Morris
Joseph Whipp as Robert St. Johns

Featuring:
Michael Blakley as Assistant Director
Randall Miller as Ice Cream Attendant
Randy Bechtold as Boy
Maxine Hammerich as Waitress
Barbara Beaman as Crew Member #1
Joy Ellison as Crew Member #2
Tom Kindle as Crew Member #3
Nicole Rosselle as Little Girl

       Location Scenes Filmed at Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, California.

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21.) An Investment in Caring
       March 13, 1985
       Written by Parke Perine
       Directed by Michael Landon

       Jonathan comes to the aid of a neighborhood threatened by a corporate takeover.

Guest Stars:
Andrew Duggan as Crawford
Dane Clark as Paul
Elsa Raven as Ms. Zabenko
Kate McGeehan as Kate
Eileen Heckart as Helen

Co-Starring:
David Sage as Mr. Dolan
Wil Albert as Rapposelli
Richard Green as Collins
Hank Stohl as Foster
John Fujioka as Mr. Yoka
Nick Angotti as Waller
John Lawrence as Cameron
Michael Keys Hall as Stan Love

Featuring:
Earl Colbert as Janitor
Rae Mellman as Mrs. Mellman

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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22.) The Right Thing
       March 27, 1985
       Written by Michael Landon
       Directed by Victor French

       Already depressed by his wife's death, an elderly man loses interest in life, when he's placed in a rest home by his daughter-in-law.

Guest Stars:
Matthew Laborteaux as Matt Haynes
Marcia Rodd as Ann Haynes
Michael Durrell as Jim Haynes

Special Guest Star:
Lew Ayres as Harry Haynes

Co-Starring:
Patrick Crenshaw as Clark
Helen Shaw as Ethel
Sallee Young as Woman #1
Biff Yeager as Coach
Helen Boll as Nurse

       Location Scenes Filmed at Los Angeles, California.

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23.) Thoroughbreds: Part One
       May 1, 1985
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       On a horse-breeding farm, competition develops into attraction between a trainer's daughter and the spoiled son of the owner.

Guest Stars:
Helen Hunt as Lizzy MacGill
John Hammond as Garth Armstrong
Noble Willingham as MacGill
Richard Bull as Doctor
Elizabeth Storm as Lane Kensington
Stephen Elliott as Mr. Armstrong

Featuring:
Dave Alverson as Bartender
Tom Regan as Official
Greg Finley as Man #1
Tyler McVey as Minister
Joe Nesnow as Justice of the Peace
John Shull as Poilceman #1
Gerald Sharp as Policeman #2
Mark Burton as Pizza Boy
Don Blair as Mr. Kensington

       Trivia note: The Neilsen ratings came in at #19 for the 1984-85 season.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Hidden Valley, California.

       Film date: February 1985

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24.) Thoroughbreds: Part Two
       May 8, 1985
       Written by Dan Gordon
       Directed by Michael Landon

       In the second part, Garth and Lizzy elope to an undisclosed location, unaware that Lizzy has cancer and is in need of immediate treatment.

Guest Stars:
Helen Hunt as Lizzy MacGill
John Hammond as Garth Armstrong
Noble Willingham as MacGill
Richard Bull as Doctor
Elizabeth Storm as Lane Kensington
Stephen Elliott as Mr. Armstrong

Featuring:
Dave Alverson as Bartender
Tom Regan as Official
Greg Finley as Man #1
Tyler McVey as Minister
Joe Nesnow as Justice of the Peace
John Shull as Poilceman #1
Gerald Sharp as Policeman #2
Mark Burton as Pizza Boy
Don Blair as Mr. Kensington

       Trivia note: David Rose was nominated for an Emmy award for his outstanding musical composition in this episode.

       Trivia note: The Neilsen ratings came in at #19 for the 1984-85 season.

       Location Scenes Filmed at Hidden Valley, California.

       Film date: February 1985

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