The Beachcombers Season 7
S07 E01Sep 10, 1978
Return of the Hexman (1) Sep 10, 1978 Gordon Pinsent returns to the Beachcombers in the role of the demonic Newfoundland wizard who tests his powers against Jesse Jim's Great Grandad, the Shaman. This time, the Hexman partners up with Ol' Relic; the consequences for Nick and Jesse are terrifying.
S07 E02Sep 17, 1978
Return of the Hexman (2) Sep 17, 1978 Conclusion of two-part story.
S07 E03Sep 24, 1978
Sir Relic Sep 24, 1978 Relic falls heir to estates and titles in his native Wales, but there's a catch; to inherit, he must prove himself worthy of becoming 'Queen's Champion and Knight Master of the Bardic Harp'. So it's onto the jousting field for Relic, encumbered with homemade armour, astride a makeshift horse. His saintly patient tutor Owens and Nick and the Reach family strive to convert the sow's ear into a silk purse fit for a Queen; when they succeed they're in for a surprise no one could foresee.
S07 E04Oct 1, 1978
Where's Susie? Oct 1, 1978 A baby is lost, a hungry cougar is on the prowl, and little Sara seems to offer the only phope of rescue in this gripping outdoor adventure.
S07 E05Oct 15, 1978
Popping the Question Oct 15, 1978 Hughie is in love and won't take 'no' for an answer. His girlfriend Ginger is a gifted singer-guitarist with a budding career which she's not eager to abandon In favour of marriage. But Hughie commandeers Nick, Jesse, Molly and most of the villiage to help-him launch a whirlwind courtship designed to sweep Ginger straight to the altar before she can say 'do-re-mi'.
S07 E06Oct 22, 1978
Constable Sam Jones Oct 22, 1978 A shapely addition to the Gibsons constabulary arrives in the form of Constable Samantha Jones. No sooner has she joined the force than she's up to her epaulettes in mystery; somebody steals a two-ton statue from the public square - overnight!. For once Relic escapes suspicion; he's the only one in town who liked the big bronze effigy of a little known Indian fighter who looked exactly like him! The question in everybody's mind is not merely who stole it, but how!
S07 E07Oct 29, 1978
The Talking Stick Oct 29, 1978 Old Moses Charlie knows more than he tells when he delegates Jesse to search for the rare golden hemlock needles deep in the forest near the legendary Valley of Headless Men. Circumstances conspire mysteriously to send Nick in Jesse's place on an eerie and fascinating adventure.
S07 E08Nov 5, 1978
Eye in the Sky Nov 5, 1978 Nick and Relic match wits to determine which is the 'King of the Beachcombers'. Relic gets the edge by sending a terrified McLoskey aloft in a hang-glider to be his 'eye In the sky' log spotter. A little boy, his lost dog and some spectacular hang gliding footage highlight this high flying comedy.
S07 E09Nov 12, 1978
Graveyard Shallows Nov 12, 1978 A lazy outing becomes a frightening ordeal for Nick and Samantha when Persephone runs aground and capsizes - pinning Samantha beneath the hull. Nick commandeers help from Relic and together they struggle to free Samantha before the rising tide that will float Persephone off drowns her.
S07 E10Nov 26, 1978
Serpents Tooth Nov 26, 1978 Nick and the Reach family discover that Relic is in agony from a toothache, but scared to go to the dentist. When they undertake to get him there forcibly, Relic flees in panic and leads them on a wild goose chase that ends in near disaster for himself and his faithful friend, Sara Jim.
S07 E11Dec 3, 1978
The Ship That Wouldn't Die Dec 3, 1978 A ship with an evil history sails out of the past. Its new owners tempt Relic and McLoskey with what seems easy money for a night's work. But Sara senses danger, and involves herself and Nick in a nightmarish adventure that involves the ghosts of old-time rum-runners, drug-smuggling, and a hidden bomb which threatens to blow them all to Davey Jones' locker.
S07 E12Dec 17, 1978
The Last of the Handliners Dec 17, 1978 Fishing with handlines was a common practice during the Depression, and Tom Hawkins was the last, and the best, of the the Gibsons handliners. How he's a fugitive from the old-folk's home where his mercenary sister Hetty keeps him virtually a prisoner. Tom enlists the help of Nick and the Reach family to escape his sister's clutches and return to the life he loves on the sea.
S07 E13Dec 24, 1978
Bandits Dec 24, 1978 A mystery crime wave strikes Gibsons. The constables are baffled as the cat burglar strikes repeatedly, with no clues save the imprints of 'teeny-tiny fingerprints and great big feet'. Maybe it's a Sasquatch and his accomplice a ruthless midget? Relic advocates vigilante action; Margaret makes a laughing stock of the constables with her articles in the local paper, and the thief tries to hang the rap on poor half-witted Ceece Neville.
S07 E14Dec 31, 1978
Maiden Voyage Dec 31, 1978 A fluke radio signal launches Nick and Margaret on a comical misadventure as they fight to rescue a sinking houseboat and its addlepated owners. Guided only by the signal, they must find the houseboat before it sinks.
S07 E15Jan 7, 1979
Jo-Jo Jan 7, 1979 Jo-Jo is a gifted but eccentric painter who is terrified by human contact. Police business obliges Samantha to visit his ramshackle hideaway, where Jo-Jo traps her in the flooding hold of his barge. Rescue efforts by Nick and Relic complicate matters further, and all three become the victims of Jo-Jo's innocent but deadly efforts to hold the outside world at bay.
S07 E16Jan 14, 1979
Welcome Swimmer Jan 14, 1979 Old Moses and his little Seahost band have worked hard to coax the salmon back to their old spawning grounds on the reserve. Now the're here, it looks like even the Fisheries Officer can't save the run from destruction by a road crew intent on completing a bridge across the salmon run. Moses creates a political incident which threatens to put Jesse Jim in jail, in an attempt to grease the slow-moving wheels of bureaucracy.
S07 E17Jan 21, 1979
The Premier Jan 21, 1979 A certain famous chain-smoking politician from Quebec is reported to be in Gibsons on a fishing holiday. Nick spots trouble in the shape of a suspicious stranger, Trapp. When no one listens to Nick's warnings of impending assassination, Nick snatches the Premier. But wait... what's this... the Premier is actually Relic in disguise, and the 'assassin' is a Special Branch Officer from Ottawa on a mission to guard the real Premier.
S07 E18Jan 28, 1979
Firewind Jan 28, 1979 The firewind is blowing down the coast, wreaking havoc in the tall timber, and there's an arsonist on the loose--but who? Nick, Jesse and Hugh untangle the mystery of the firebug while battling the very blaze he set.