Here Come the Brides

Here Come the Brides

1968 - 1970, Adventure, Drama
The Bolt brothers, owners of a logging camp in 1850s Seattle, head to New England to get prospective brides for their men.

Episode Guide

  • Here Come the Brides - Two Women (Season 2 Episode 26)
    Season 2 Episode 26:

    Two Women

    A woman (Jane Wyatt) and her niece come to Seattle and immediately begin to stir up hatred among the Bolt brothers.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Last Winter (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    The Last Winter

    Jeremy is accused of murder, and the only witness who can save him is an old Indian who has gone into the mountains to die.

  • Here Come the Brides - Absalom (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:


    Jeremy attempts to teach a silent, abused boy (Mitch Vogel) to speak to save him from being committed to an institution.

  • Here Come the Brides - Bolt of Kilmaron (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Bolt of Kilmaron

    The twin brother of the Bolts' late father arrives with Scottish flair in Seattle and proceeds to antagonize his nephews.

  • Here Come the Brides - How Dry We Are (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    How Dry We Are

    Trouble accompanies Canadian liquor bought by Jeremy and Clancy to pacify Seattle during a San Francisco distiller's strike.

  • Here Come the Brides - To the Victor (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    To the Victor

    A heavily wagered bout between Joshua and a Greek farmer over a girl (Arlene Martel) escalates when the farmer is kidnapped.

  • Here Come the Brides - Two Worlds (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Two Worlds

    Joshua falls in love with a visiting trapper's blind daughter (Meg Foster) and knows of a doctor who can restore her sight.

  • Here Come the Brides - Candy and the Kid (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Candy and the Kid

    Jeremy sets off in pursuit of a stylish outlaw-turned-sheriff (John Davidson) who has abducted Candy and fled out of town.

  • Here Come the Brides - Another Game in Town (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Another Game in Town

    Two shady operators and their troupe of dance-hall girls open a rival saloon during a Seattle stopover; guest Steve Graves.

  • Here Come the Brides - The She Bear (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    The She Bear

    Lottie's former husband (Bob Cummings) comes to Seattle and threatens her with blackmail if she doesn't lend him $5,000.

  • Here Come the Brides - Debt of Honor (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Debt of Honor

    Holly Houston (Jennifer West) returns to Seattle and starts spreading around her new-found wealth, unaware it's counterfeit.

  • Here Come the Brides - Break the Bank in Tacoma (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Break the Bank in Tacoma

    An alcoholic lawyer (Harold Gould) is pressed into service to help out Jason and Jeremy after they win a debt-ridden saloon.

  • Here Come the Brides - Obie Brown and the Black Princess (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Obie Brown and the Black Princess

    Jeremy must find a bride for a black logger (Georg Stanford Brown) who has threatened to leave Seattle; guest Cicely Tyson.

  • Here Come the Brides - Lorenzo Bush (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Lorenzo Bush

    A fanatic conservationist (Ronald Feinberg) causes trouble, while a contractor pressures the Bolts to meet a tough deadline.

  • Here Come the Brides - His Sister's Keeper (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    His Sister's Keeper

    Stempel's stubborn sister (Katherine Crawford) sets her sights on Jason as a prospective husband, much to Aaron's dismay.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Fetching of Jenny (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Fetching of Jenny

    The Bolts and Stempel arrange for singer Jenny Lind (Mala Powers) to visit Seattle, but later learn they have been swindled.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Eyes of London Bob (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Eyes of London Bob

    An escaped prisoner (Peter Whitney) with failing eyesight traps Jason and then forces him to lead the way to concealed loot.

  • Here Come the Brides - Land Grant (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Land Grant

    The arrival of a band of Greek settlers sets off a land dispute involving the Bolts and their loggers; guest Lou Antonio.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Legend of Big Foot (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Legend of Big Foot

    The town prepares for battle after residents report seeing a huge man-creature they call "Big Foot"; guest Ed Asner.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Road to the Cradle (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    The Road to the Cradle

    A desperate moonshiner (John Anderson) on the run descends on Lottie and Jeremy as they are traveling to an Indian mission.

  • Here Come the Brides - Hosanna's Way (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Hosanna's Way

    The Bolt brothers befriend a bitter, wounded Indian boy (Ric Natoli) whose family has been murdered; guest Eddie Firestone.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Wild Colonial Boy (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    A Wild Colonial Boy

    Irish rebels arrive in Seattle, concealing plans to attack a nearby contingent of the British fleet; guest Donnelly Rhodes.

  • Here Come the Brides - Next Week, East Lynne (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Next Week, East Lynne

    After the departure of a visiting Shakespearean troupe, town residents discover they've been robbed; guest Donald Moffatt.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Soldier (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Soldier

    An aging soldier seeks revenge on Jeremy after the youngest Bolt accidentally kills a mascot bear; guest James B. Sikking.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Wealthiest Man in Seattle (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Wealthiest Man in Seattle

    Capt. Clancy is ready to leave Seattle to avoid revealing that he isn't a millionaire to his visiting brother (Bernard Fox).

  • Here Come the Brides - A Far Cry From Yesterday (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    A Far Cry From Yesterday

    Candy's younger brother (Eric Chase) and sister (Patti Cohoon) arrive in Seattle, bringing news of their mother's illness.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Deadly Trade (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:

    The Deadly Trade

    After Will Harmon's accidental death, his tyrannical father (R.G. Armstrong) and brothers arrive in Seattle to take revenge.

  • Here Come the Brides - Marriage Chinese Style (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Marriage Chinese Style

    Jeremy's rescue of a betrothed Chinese girl puts him in trouble with both Candy and a Chinese patriarch; guest Bruce Lee.

  • Here Come the Brides - Loggerheads (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:


    Sibling lawyers (Hal England, Alan Oppenheimer) come to Seattle and turn a quarrel between Jason and Joshua into a lawsuit.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Man's Errand (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    A Man's Errand

    Jeremy wins a big lumber contract for the Bolt brothers, only to have the purchaser offer him a job on a new clipper ship.

  • Here Come the Brides - Mr. & Mrs. J. Bolt (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Mr. & Mrs. J. Bolt

    Joshua and a bride (Mary Jo Kennedy) must pretend to be married to save the girl from her swindling guardian (Henry Jones).

  • Here Come the Brides - The Crimpers (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Crimpers

    Jason and Stempel join forces to rescue Jeremy and Joshua after the younger Bolt brothers are shanghaied in Port Angeles.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Dream That Glitters (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    A Dream That Glitters

    Candy has Jeremy plant gold in a worthless mining claim to give its owner (Will Geer), her grandfather, the will to live.

  • Here Come the Brides - One to a Customer (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    One to a Customer

    Several of the brides receive proposals from one Mormon farmer and decide to use him to make their usual suitors jealous.

  • Here Come the Brides - One Good Lie Deserves Another (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    One Good Lie Deserves Another

    Lottie's former suitor (Lew Ayres), a con man, arrives in Seattle and swindles the brides out of their newly awarded land.

  • Here Come the Brides - Democracy Inaction (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Democracy Inaction

    Seattle's first mayoral election finds Joshua running against Aaron and the brides demanding the vote; guest Logan Ramsey.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Kiss for Just So (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    A Kiss for Just So

    Jason falls for an Amish girl but finds it difficult to live the peaceful Amish way when an extortionist mounts an attack.

  • Here Come the Brides - Wives for Wakando (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Wives for Wakando

    Indians seeking wives abduct three brides after the Bolts turn down a request to trade skins for women; guest Susan Howard.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Firemaker (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Firemaker

    While an arsonist stalks the camp, the competition between two ardent suitors heats up; guests Edward Asner, Monte Markham.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Log Jam (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Log Jam

    Jeremy's plan to wed Candy leads the other brides to think more marriage proposals will soon follow; guest Sam Melville.

  • Here Come the Brides - After a Dream, Comes Mourning (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    After a Dream, Comes Mourning

    Jeremy stalls the New Bedford girls, as Jason and Joshua hurriedly build a dormitory with lumber they charmed from Stempel.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Christmas Place (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    A Christmas Place

    Afraid the boy will be killed at Easter, two motherless girls try to protect a baby born on Christmas.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Man and His Magic (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    A Man and His Magic

    A medicine-show man (Jack Albertson) arrives in town and proceeds to prevent an impending flood and cure Jeremy's stutter.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Stand Off (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Stand Off

    Stempel buys land between the Bolts' property and the river, and then refuses to allow the Bolts to haul their logs across.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Jew Named Sullivan (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    A Jew Named Sullivan

    Jason turns matchmaker for a local man named Sullivan and a Jewish girl (Linda Marsh) who is threatening to leave Seattle.

  • Here Come the Brides - Lovers and Wanderers (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Lovers and Wanderers

    Confusion reigns as Swede splits with Miss Essie and quits his job, and Miss Essie is convinced Jason is in love with her.

  • Here Come the Brides - Letter of the Law (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Letter of the Law

    After signing a sheriff (John Marley) to an ironclad three-year contract, the townspeople discover he is a merciless zealot.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Hard Card to Play (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    A Hard Card to Play

    Stempel brings a gambler (Phil Bruns) and his wife (Sheree North) to town, knowing Jason can't resist the urge to gamble.

  • Here Come the Brides - The Man of the Family (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Man of the Family

    The Rev. Giddings is all set to wed Polly -- until the surprise arrival of her 10-year-old son; Essie sees Debra with Swede.

  • Here Come the Brides - And Jason Makes Five (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    And Jason Makes Five

    A backwoods woman (Jennifer West) eyeing Jason as a potential spouse decides to say he is the father of her three children.

  • Here Come the Brides - A Crying Need (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    A Crying Need

    The brides threaten to leave unless Jason hires a town doctor but are angry when the only physician he can find is a woman.

  • Here Come the Brides - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    The Bolt brothers, owners of a logging camp in 1850s Seattle, head to New England to get prospective brides for their men.