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Episode 395 - CASSIE

Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 11:44 pm
by Episode Guide
Date: October 24, 1971

Summary: Hoss buys a stallion from Norma O’Casey. Norma is in the process of leaving her husband who is a swindler who has broken promise after promise to his daughter, Cassie. Everyone ends up on the Ponderosa where Cassie tells Hoss not to race his new stallion against her father’s horse.

Written by: True Boardman
Directed by: Herschel Daugherty
Guest Stars: Jack Cassidy (Kevin O’Casey) Diane Baker (Mrs. Norma O’Casey), Lisa Gerittison (Cassie O’Casey), Walker Edmiston (Auctioneer), Lindsay Workman (Kendall), Jen Arvan (Jensen), Elliot Lindsay (Larson), Harry Holcombe (Doc Martin)

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Re: Episode 395 - CASSIE

Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 2:26 pm
by ellie
Lisa Gerittison did a marvelous job as young Cassie. It was cute to see Jamie trying to "spark" a girl.

Re: Episode 395 - CASSIE

Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2016 4:36 pm
by daisy60
Lisa was cute. I liked when Jamie was at Ben's desk talking about showing her around and Ben says he doesn't have time and asks Joe if he could do it. Jamie says 'no! I could do it!' Ben and Joe both laugh.

Re: Episode 395 - CASSIE

Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 4:41 am
by Colin
Lisa and Mitch were two child/teen stars that both left show business after promising starts.

However, Lisa seems to be not as visible nowadays with IMDB listing her as working in computers in the 1990s.

Shame, as they both had talent and on screen persona.

Re: Episode 395 - CASSIE

Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2016 9:45 am
by ellen
At the end of the horse race, the scene where "Cassie" flies off the horse was done by the "stunt runt", Rick Drown. He told us at the 2014 convention that he was actually injured during that scene. Rick usually did the "Jamie" stunts.

Lisa Gerritsen seemed to be a pretty decent rider herself, but you can tell that most of the race was (appropriately) done by stunt riders.

Re: Episode 395 - CASSIE

Posted: Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:36 pm
by Krys
This episode also aired on UK TV today, and Lisa Gerritson certainly acted her part well. So did Prince, he was gorgeous! Mitch was still calling Ben, 'Mr Cartwright', and when talking to Cassie he admitted calling Ben Pa at times, and worried about what his own Pa would think about him doing that...that was quite a poignant little moment considering how Cassie was fighting her own feelings towards her father.