Category: Bonanza

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Bonanza Western TV

Vengeance Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #21

The weekly nontraditional Western television series, Bonanza, centered around the Cartwright family, led by the patriarch Ben Cartwright. The show’s fifty-third episode, Vengeance, was written by Marion Parsonnet and first telecasted on February 11, 1961. Hoss Cartwright accidentally killed neighboring farmer Willie Twilight (Keith Richards) out of self-defense. The situation prompts Willie’s brother, Red (Adam Williams), […]

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Bonanza Western TV

Bank Run Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #19

Bonanza became one of NBC’s longest-running primetime dramas—a classic Western program with outstanding production, star-studded cast members, and compelling episodes. Bank Run, which debuted on January 28, 1961, was one of several second-season Bonanza episodes directed by Robert Altman. Moreover, N.B. Stone Jr. wrote this comic episode. Ben Cartwright leaves Little Joe in charge of the Ponderosa […]

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Bonanza Western TV

The Spitfire Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #17

Bonanza, a 14-season Western television series, told the story of the Cartwrights, a fictional family led by the patriarch, Ben Cartwright. Ward Hawkins wrote the forty-ninth episode, The Spitfire, which aired on January 14, 1961. Jeb Hoad’s wild and feisty daughter, Willow (Anita Sands), intends to exact revenge on Joe Cartwright after being forced to shoot […]

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Bonanza Western TV

The Blood Line Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #15

The legendary Western series Bonanza kept its viewers glued to the show through its action-packed episodes that dealt with the lead characters’ adventures and drama. William Raynor and Myles Wilder wrote the program’s forty-seventh episode, The Blood Line, which first aired on December 31, 1960.  The episode begins with Luke Grayson (played by former B-western star […]

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Bonanza Western TV

The Ape Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #14

Bonanza follows the Wild West adventures of the Cartwright family as they face various problems involving themselves and the surrounding community. The forty-sixth episode, The Ape, written by Gene L. Coon, aired on December 17, 1960.  Arnie Guthrie (Cal Bolder), a hulking, childlike character, can’t control his temper and, worse, is unaware of his strength. After […]

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Bonanza Western TV

Silent Thunder Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #13

Bonanza is an NBC network Western television show that portrays the life of the Cartwrights while addressing problems and social issues experienced by the family and their surrounding community. John Furia, Jr. wrote the forty-fifth episode, Silent Thunder, which premiered on December 10, 1960. It was only the first among the several episodes Robert Altman directed […]

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Bonanza Western TV

The Savage Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #12

Bonanza was one of the longest-running Western television programs that millions of people loved watching during its prime. Due to its popularity, the mighty adventures of the fictional Cartwright family continue for 14 seasons. Cowritten by Joe Stone and Paul King, The Savage, the second season’s twelfth episode, initially aired on December 3, 1960. Adam Cartwright […]

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