Black opera singer Thomas Bowers comes to Virginia City for a concert, but is suspected of being a runaway slave.
Hoss spends his two-month vacation helping a black family get their farm in shape, and dealing with racism in the neighboring town.
It's a case of reverse racism, as a white-hating black outlaw couple kidnap Hoss and scheme to kill him.
David Dortort (created by), George Lovell Hayes
Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon