Ben's old friend Major John Cayley plans to rob the Virginia City bank to finance his dream of constructing an airship capable of crossing the Atlantic. His scheme involves e diverting the attention of Virginia City's citizenry, including Ben's son Hoss, with a hot air balloon.
Did You Know?
This was director Robert Altman
's favorite of the episodes he directed for Bonanza
(1959). He and star Dan Blocker
became close friends, a friendship that only ended with Blocker's untimely death. See more