Davy Crockett Goes to Congress (television) Television show; aired on January 26, 1955. Episode 2. Directed by Norman Foster. Davy tangles with Big Foot Mason when he tries to settle in Tennessee, and in winning the battle, is asked by the townsfolk to run for office. He declines until his wife’s death changes matters and he is soon elected to Congress. His homespun ways are refreshing on Capitol Hill, but Davy soon learns that he is not cut out for politics. Stars Fess Parker (Davy Crockett), Basil Ruysdael (Andrew Jackson), William Bakewell (Tobias Norton), Mike Mazurki (Bigfoot Mason), Helene Stanley (Polly Crockett).