Bayou Boy (television) Two-part television show, aired on February 7 and 14, 1971. Directed by Gary Nelson. Two boys face danger, including a giant alligator, in searching for a lost silver church bell in Dead Man’s Bayou. Stars John McIntire, Mitch Vogel, Mike Lookinland, Jeanette Nolan, Frank Silvera. A rerun of the show aired in 1979 as The Boy from Deadman’s Bayou.