The Beachcombers Season 3
S03 E01Sep 15, 1974
Boat In A Bottle Sep 15, 1974 Mcloskey, the irrepressible Irishman, gets onto a scheme for fiddling the insurance company by insuring a boat he means to sink. He suckers an unwitting Nick into his fraudulent endeavors, and the two of them strive heroically (and criminally) to sink the old scow, despite the insistent intervention of well-meaning friends, who keep "saving" her.
S03 E02Sep 22, 1974
Angus Calhoun Sep 22, 1974 Gus Calhoun, 9, city-bred, and full of the doubtful wisdom of the streets, makes his debut in, this episode, and promptly clashes head-on with Relic. Nick's cash box goes missing - Angus inadvertently took it, but circumstances point to Relic, who feigns amnesia while stalking the boy to discover the whereabouts of the missing money. An exciting boat chase unravels the mystery.
S03 E03Oct 6, 1974
The Swell Oct 6, 1974 Jesse is beguiled by the harum-scarum antics of the crew of "The Swell", and decides to sign on, abandoning Molly's Reach and Nick's Salvage for a change of pace aboard this madcap tug-cum-freighter. An incredulous Molly spearheads a series of efforts to bring Jesse to his senses before she and the family realize they must let him go his own way.
S03 E04Oct 13, 1974
Benyon's Ghost Oct 13, 1974 While attempting to help a young ladyrestore her abandoned sawmill, Nick, Hugh and Margaret fall victims to the whimsies of a cruelly capricious 'ghost'. Eventually, the young lady's eccentric Uncle Bo, long believed dead, is discovered to be the culprit -- or is he ...?
S03 E05Oct 20, 1974
The Practical Joke Oct 20, 1974 Out of gas, with a damaged boat and an injured leg, Col. Spranklin fights to save his own life and Margaret's when they are caught in the middle of a war of practical jokes being waged between Nick and Relic.
S03 E06Oct 27, 1974
Cargo of Gold Oct 27, 1974 Relic mistakes an elderly beekeeper's cargo of "liquid gold" for the real thing. He battles Persephone for possession of the gold, and finds himself overwhelmed by a swarming hive of honey bees. It's up to Nick and Hugh to rescue the bees from their tree-top perch.
S03 E07Nov 3, 1974
Fortunes of War Nov 3, 1974 Gus Calhoun's natural animosity towards Relic accelerates into furious rivalry as the two slug it out in a fierce air-sea battle between their radio-controlled giant model planes, with each determined to be 'king o' the skies'.
S03 E08Nov 10, 1974
Jet-Boat Gemini Nov 10, 1974 A ruthless imposter masquerades as Relic, with an identical jet-boat. Relic is blamed for a series of increasingly impudent crimes until Gus and Margaret finger the Imposter, and the two jet-boats clash head-on in a ferocious dog-fight to the death.
S03 E09Nov 17, 1974
Boom Inspector Nov 17, 1974 Relic betrays his brother beachcombers by going to work as the Boom Inspector - a position designed to eliminate floating logs and therefore the beachcombers' livelihood, from Howe Sound. He nearly runs them all out of business before Nick out-foxes him.
S03 E10Nov 24, 1974
Winner Lose All Nov 24, 1974 Hughie gets a new girl friend, but antagonism between her rich parents and the gang at Molly's Reach involves the young pair in a sailboat race that nearly wrecks their romance.
S03 E11Dec 1, 1974
Pandora's Box Dec 1, 1974 Gus Calhoun and Relic are at it again, this time vying for undersea treasure by fishing with magnets. Their rivalry literally blows up in their faces when what they think is a treasure chest turns out to be an explosive mine.
S03 E12Dec 8, 1974
Identity Crisis Dec 8, 1974 Prompted by Gus, Margaret develops the fantasy that she is adopted. Preoccupation with the imminent Beachcombers' Ball prevents Molly and Nick from realizing what she is up to, until she confronts Nick with the accusation that he is her real father. Molly persuades her it is untrue by finally revealing the real story of her parents' death in a boating accident.
S03 E13Dec 22, 1974
Here Comes Santa Claus Dec 22, 1974 The Brotherhood of Unaffiliated Beachcombers sponsors the annual Christmas cruise to carry "Santa" Nick and his sleigh to the kids on the outlying islands. When an accident puts Relic in the Santa Claus suit, events get wildly out of hand.
S03 E14Jan 5, 1975
Boss Log Jan 5, 1975 Is Hughie a man? Or just the 'kid' Nick and Relic believe him to be? His struggle to salvage a monster log decides the issue.
S03 E15Jan 12, 1975
Nick and the Amazons Jan 12, 1975 Three renegade schoolgirls in revolt against their school's old-fashioned ways involve Margaret in a madcap scheme to kidnap Nick. It is up to their games mistress to teach them that the ends do not justify the means.
S03 E16Jan 19, 1975
The Shell Game Jan 19, 1975 Gibson's has its first bank robbery In fifty years, and the loot ends up right in Nick's lap. Half the town gets into this game of "Money, money, who's got the money" before the robbery is solved.
S03 E17Jan 26, 1975
The Colonel's Princess Jan 26, 1975 A government yacht with visiting royalty aboard triggers an adventure for Nick and the kids at Molly's Reach, which threatens to end in heartbreak for Margaret's friend, old Col. Spranklin.
S03 E18Feb 16, 1975
The Glory Hole Feb 16, 1975 Nick and Mcloskey salt a gold mine to tempt Relic and are caught in a local gold rush when Relic turns up with the genuine article.
S03 E19Mar 2, 1975
Shotguns and Lovers Mar 2, 1975 Nick goes acourting but it is Hughie who takes the rap when the young lady turns out to have two great big brothers and a father with a shotgun and oldfashioned ideas about marriage.
S03 E20Mar 9, 1975
Charade Mar 9, 1975 Margaret's pen pal has tried to keep her mongoloid brother a secret. The secret explodes in her face and both girls learn something about how dangerous lies can be.
S03 E21Mar 16, 1975
The Saturday Night Millionaire Mar 16, 1975 Jesse is on his way through Gibson's Landing to a wild weekend in a Vancouver gambling club. But Molly gets wind of his plans and decides to teach him that money does not necessarily buy fun.
S03 E22Apr 6, 1975
Too Many Cooks Apr 6, 1975 Nick and the kids are condemned to Ma Calhoun's cooking when Molly goes on a trip, and ends up on Vancouver's skidroad.
S03 E23Apr 13, 1975
Deepfreeze Apr 13, 1975 A chance exploration of a fish packer creates unexpected danger for Hughie, his girlfriend Francesca, and Margaret when the packer sails with the three kids as reluctant stowaways