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The Best Big Valley Episodes

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List RulesVote up your favorite episodes of Big Valley.

There are so many exciting episodes of Big Valley, taking you back to the American west in the late-1800s, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The Way to Kill a Killer" the best, or is "The Death Merchant" your favorite episode of Big Valley? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Big Valley are, let's rank every Big Valley episode from best to worst.

Big Valley is an American Western drama set on the fictional Barkley Ranch in California. It follows the lives of the Barkley family members including Victoria, Jarrod, Heath, Nick, and Audra. Big Valley premiered on ABC on September 15, 1965. Barbara Stanwyck won an Emmy Award for portraying the family matriarch Victoria Barkley.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Big Valley, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be difficult to put one Big Valley episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • 1

    Night in a Small Town

    Video: YouTube
    Heath and family help a wayward saloon girl....
    • Original Airing: Oct 09 1967
    • Season: The Big Valley - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 5
    • Series: The Big Valley
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  • 2

    Journey into Violence

    Video: YouTube
    Accused of killing one of their people, a band of ""religious"" take Heath captive, where he is forced to work as a slave to the widow of the dead man....
    • Original Airing: Dec 18 1967
    • Season: The Big Valley - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 14
    • Series: The Big Valley
    4
    2
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  • 3

    The Good Thieves

    Video: YouTube
    Heath and Nick travel across the state line to find the two brothers that shot Jarrod in the midst of a robbery. What they find is a town full of people who think of the outlaws as saints, since they're the ones who built the town. In the end the town finds out their true colors and they are brought to justice....
    • Original Airing: Jan 01 1968
    • Season: The Big Valley - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 16
    • Series: The Big Valley
    4
    2
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  • 4

    A Noose is Waiting

    Video: YouTube
    A deranged doctor moves to town and makes Victoria, then Audra, his next victim....
    • Original Airing: Nov 13 1967
    • Season: The Big Valley - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Series: The Big Valley
    1
    4
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