The Beachcombers Season 6
S06 E01Sep 18, 1977
Raging Crane Sep 18, 1977 Nick's promoter cousin takes on the uphill task of turning Ol' Relic into a TV Celebrity with a hair-raising boat stunt that parodies the heart-stopping displays of motorcycle daredevils.
S06 E02Sep 25, 1977
The Last Viking Sep 25, 1977 The curse of the Vikings threatens Nick when both police and clergy conspire to prevent him from giving an old Norseman the Viking funeral Nick promised him. A comedy of conflicting values high-lighted by a car chase involving the police, the hearse, and Mcloskey's rattletrap truck.
S06 E03Oct 2, 1977
Angel of Mercy Oct 2, 1977 An old girlfriend of Nick's collapses from a heart attack while on an errand of mercy at a deserted logging site. Nick fights to save her life as medical help battles its way to the rescue.
S06 E04Oct 9, 1977
The Only Greek in Town Oct 9, 1977 Relic tricks Nick into an all-out wrestling contest with a gigantic so-called Turk named Abdul. It's Nick's brains against Abdul's brawn in this lighthearted free-for-all.
S06 E05Oct 16, 1977
Steelhead Oct 16, 1977 Jesse retires to the mountains on a spirit fast to seek his true self. Nick comes along for the ride --a bumpy one on a pair of packhorses -- and gets more than he bargained for when a marauding bear leaves Nick and Jesse to face the danger of real starvation.
S06 E06Oct 23, 1977
The Hunt Oct 23, 1977 Hugh is on a supposedly solitary hunting expedition when a bullet zings by his earl The hunter is actually a friend, but so troubled by his determination to prove his manhood that he endangers both their lives.
S06 E07Oct 30, 1977
Skelton in the Closet Oct 30, 1977 Hugh, Margaret and Sara are stranded overnight In a haunted house. A stranger who spies on them from the surrounding bush enters their lives with frightening impact, determined to drive them out before they can discover the old house's strange secret.
S06 E08Nov 6, 1977
Gravy Train Nov 6, 1977 Relic jumps aboard the government gravy train when the politicians make an ill-advised bid to bureau-cratize beachcombing. Nick takes on the provincial government in his effort to preserve the independence of his way of life.
S06 E09Nov 13, 1977
Wolf Song Nov 13, 1977 A half-forgotten war canoe is repaired and made to race again for Jesse's little Seahost band and their old Chief. When the tiny band can't muster a full crew, Nick is 'captured' as a slave and set to work with a paddle.
S06 E10Nov 20, 1977
The Gibsonosaurus Nov 20, 1977 It's a whale--it's a seal--no by George, it's a genuine sea serpent and old is out to record its existence for science. Relic and Mcloskey are also in hot pursuit of the monster--for profit! What nobody knows is that Nick and the gang from the Reach determine to make the Colonel's dream come true by rigging their own sea.
S06 E11Nov 27, 1977
Fire in the Hole Nov 27, 1977 Against Nick's better judgment, Jesse dynamites a log to dislodge it. He sets in motion a chain of events which results in Nick and Jesse both getting pinned below logs, with no one but little Sara to try and help when a brush fire begins advancing on the two trapped beachcombers.
S06 E12Dec 11, 1977
Georgia Strait Dec 11, 1977 The Georgia Strait - seventeen long, cold miles of churning ocean. It killed Margaret's mother, father, and grandfather; all her life, it's been waiting for her. Her bid to swim these ferocious waters provides the action in a tense and thrilling drama.
S06 E13Jan 8, 1978
Deadhead Jan 8, 1978 A deadhead is a partially submerged log capable of impaling and sinking unsuspecting boats. Nick and Margaret spot such a log, but are unable to flag it. When the deadhead wrecks Ceece Neville's boat, and poor old Ceece is hospitalized, Margaret conducts her own vendetta on the killer log, with Relic providing unexpected complications.
S06 E14Feb 26, 1978
The Patriarch (1) Feb 26, 1978 Nick has not spoken with his father in thirty years. Suddenly, the old man arrives in Gibsons to mend a quarrel that reveals some startling secrets about Nick's war-torn boyhood in Greece, to which the old man now demands that Nick return to resume his disrupted family life.
S06 E15Mar 5, 1978
The Patriarch (2) Mar 5, 1978 Conclusion of two-part story.
S06 E16Mar 12, 1978
Just Married Mar 12, 1978 Jesse falls afoul of a jealous bridegroom, and has to run for his life. Disguised in Molly's clothes, he is hurried by Nick and Hughie to the supposed safety of a lonely forest cabin, which turns out to be the honeymoon hideaway where the lonely bride waits for her rampaging groom!
S06 E17Mar 19, 1978
Mandrake Mar 19, 1978 Mandrake the Magician comes to Gibsons to put on a show, complete with his mysterious Egyptian sarcophagus--which makes people disappear forever into the underworld. When Relic scoffs at the magic coffin, Sara wishes him to disappear, and he does It's up to Mandrake to make him materialize.
S06 E18Apr 2, 1978
Two Masters Apr 2, 1978 Hugh and Nick endeavor to evict Relic and his evil-smelling houseboat infavor of a pair of gorgeous girls and their gorgeous boat. Hugh calls it 'upgrading the marina', but Margaret calls it downright immoral, and the fun begins when she enlists her young art class to 'redecorate' the houseboat - with eye-popping results!
S06 E19Apr 9, 1978
A Matter of Language Apr 9, 1978 Margaret is in full rebellion against the uselessness of learning French. A chance meeting with a young sailor provides her with a frightening lesson in the usefulness of a second language when Nick must perform emergency surgery aboard Persephone to try to save the dying sailor's life, and noone understand him to learn what is the matter.
S06 E20Apr 30, 1978
Aunt Rita Apr 30, 1978 An old grudge harbored by an emblttered Indian woman threatens to remove little Sara and destroy the happiness of the family at Molly's Reach
S06 E21May 7, 1978
Pax May 7, 1978 Nick co-stars with two periscopes atop Canada's only atomic submarine. A zany adventure of war games and UFO's, secret maneouvers and a neurotic computer, in control of atomic weapons aimed straight at Persephone.