Episode 102 - THE QUEST

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Episode 102 - THE QUEST

Post by Episode Guide » Mon Jun 22, 2015 3:54 pm

Date: September 30, 1962

Summary: Little Joe wants to prove that he can handle responsibility and proves himself by competing for and by completing a timber contract without the help of his family.

Written by: John Joseph, Thomas Thompson
Directed by: Christian Nyby
Guest Stars: Dave Donovan...Jim Beck Will Poavey...Grant Richards Jake Webber...Frank Gerstle Mr. Crawford...Dan Riss Drunk...Harry Lauter Mr. Hawkins...Charles Seel Mr. Simpson...Grandon Rhodes Bob Miles...(uncredited stunt double) Bill Clark...(uncredited extra) Bartender...Cosmo Sardo...(uncredited) Betty Endicott...(uncredited extra)

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Re: Episode 102 - THE QUEST

Post by littlejoenice » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:39 pm

I liked this episode, especially the opening, where Joe socks his brother one in the jaw! It's not really unheard or unseen behavior, as Joe and Adam often had their differences, but even so, you never really saw Joe take a deliberate punch at him. I especially liked Ben's advice about sticking together, and Joe swallowed his pride and eventually brought his family in to help him.
All for one and one for all, kind of like the Musketeers, even when one thought he could do things on his own. Everybody needs help with something or other in their lives. It just took Little Joe a while to realize that.
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Re: Episode 102 - THE QUEST

Post by daisy60 » Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:59 pm

I sometimes re-play the scene of Joe punching his brothers. That was funny! :laughing Joe felt like everything he did was just a joke to his brothers and was determined to do things on his own. In the end he realized there's no one like family to stand by you and help you when you need it. :very happy
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Re: Episode 102 - THE QUEST

Post by janet0312 » Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:22 pm

I watched The Quest last night and thought it was a darn good episode. What I loved about it the most is the relationship between Ben and Joe. Ben puts his arm around Joe's shoulder to comfort him. As the kid is talking, Ben is massaging his shoulder. I thought that this is really good acting or Lorne Greene really thought of ML as his son. Well, anyway, it brings me closer to the family, makes me love them all the more when I notice little extras like this.
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