Episode 77 - DAY OF THE DRAGON

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Episode 77 - DAY OF THE DRAGON

Post by Episode Guide » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:15 am

Date:December 3, 1961

Summary: Joe wins a card game and is totally unaware that he was betting on – a beautiful Chinese slave girl – Su Ling – who has no desire to be set free. A slew of complications arise when Short Shanks presents her to his illustrious father and his venerable older brothers. While Su Ling finds her way into the hearts of the Cartwrights, General Tsung finds his way to the home of the Cartwrights – intent on getting back his slave girl.

Written by: John T. Dugan
Directed by: Don McDougall
Guest Stars: Su Ling...Lisa Lu General Wu Chung…Richard Loo Kam Lee...Philip Ahn Gordon...Mort Mills Gordon's Partner...Harry Lauter Hop Sing...Victor Sen Yung Bartender...Cosmo Sardo Bob Miles...(uncredited stunt double) Bill Clark...(uncredited stunts double)

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Re: Episode 77 - DAY OF THE DRAGON

Post by littlejoenice » Mon May 30, 2016 11:41 am

One of my favorite episodes. My two favorite scenes are the ones where the Cartwrights come home and find Su Ling, and Adam immediately calls for Joe. And my second favorite is where they're all sitting outside, peeling potatoes, and Joe, being left-handed, seems to be whittling them more than peeling! :rotfl And the look that Adam gives him is probably best described as :thud

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Wait a minute, wait a minute. What you're saying is that at your age, you don't know the difference between a girl and a horse?

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Post by daisy60 » Mon May 30, 2016 6:00 pm

Isn't funny that every time something happens they all look at or call Joe! I love the way he's hiding up the stairs. It's not like every day one of them brings a girl home that they won, playing poker.

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Post by littlejoenice » Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:26 pm

daisy60 wrote:Isn't funny that every time something happens they all look at or call Joe! I love the way he's hiding up the stairs. It's not like every day one of them brings a girl home that they won, playing poker.
Well, with Joe being the youngest, he was most often the one getting into trouble, sometimes accidentally, sometimes on purpose. Adam would get into trouble once in a while, but him being the one with a college education, it wasn't like him to go looking for it. Hoss, he was the kind, gentle one who tried to avoid trouble, but often didn't make it.
Wait a minute, wait a minute. What you're saying is that at your age, you don't know the difference between a girl and a horse?

Ben to Little Joe in "Day of the Dragon."

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Re: Episode 77 - DAY OF THE DRAGON

Post by ellen » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:21 am

I just went to see "Crazy Rich Asians" (I loved it!), and Lisa Lu played the grandmother! She's 91 and looks great!
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Post by daisy60 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:27 am

Oh, she looks terrific! I love her commentary on the CD for Day Of The Dragon. She told a bit about herself and said that Bonanza was her first big role. I love the episode and I can't help but laugh every time pa says 'you mean at your age, Joe, you don't know the difference between a girl and a horse?' :rotfl

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Post by patina » Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:48 pm

She looks fantastic!
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Post by Sharry » Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:10 pm

Wow, indeed. She does look fantastic. I'm glad to read she's done so well.

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Re: Episode 77 - DAY OF THE DRAGON

Post by manulanee » Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:11 pm

daisy60 wrote:I can't help but laugh every time pa says 'you mean at your age, Joe, you don't know the difference between a girl and a horse?' :rotfl
I always wondered whether Pa was questioning his own ability to rise teenage Joe. :grin :wink
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Re: Episode 77 - DAY OF THE DRAGON

Post by AdamCult2b » Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:46 am

She looks amazing - Nobody would think she is 91 :thumbup
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