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Bushwhacked! is the third episode of the thirteenth season of Bonanza, and the three hundred ninety-second episode overall.
Wounded in an ambush, Joe is rescued by the Griswolds and taken to their ranch house. Delirious with fever, Joe experiences surrealistic flashbacks and bizarre disturbing visions, in one, he sees Hoss trying to kill him! As his condition worsens, it becomes obvious that surgery is called for and as he struggles for life, Joe mumbles incoherently about his nightmares about a teepee and a wagon wheel. Ben and Hoss are left to decipher what Joe is talking about and determine what happened.