In 1870s San Joaquin Valley the show follows the rich Barkley family in Stockton. Victoria Barkley recently widowed leads the family as they run their ranch, groves, and logging businesses. Heath manages family possessions; Audra is a talented horseback rider; Nick runs the family's holdings and minds the ranch; Jarrod is a lawyer who often helps the family sort out their legal troubles.
Last Episode04x26 Point and Counterpoint Aired: May. 19, 1969
The final episode of The Big Valley
Series Fun Facts
- The series was canceled despite its popularity, because the networks were phasing out westerns in favor of more modern TV shows.
- Victoria is the only Barkley who was never shot throughout the run of the series. Heath was shot the most, and Nick has the distinction of being the only Barkley who is shot twice in the same episode.
- Victoria's horse was Misty Girl, while Nick rode Coco.