Category: Bonanza

the last viking
Bonanza Western TV

The Last Viking Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #10

Bonanza, a 14-season American Western television program, recounted the adventures and moral dilemmas faced by the Cartwrights, a fictional family of ranchers living in the one-thousand-square-mile Ponderosa Ranch. Lorne Green played the patriarch, Ben Cartwright. At the same time, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker, and Pernell Roberts portrayed his sons, Little Joe, Hoss, and Adam. Anthony […]

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the abduction
Bonanza Western TV

The Abduction Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #08

The legendary Western show Bonanza kept its viewers tuned in weekly through its action-packed stories mixed with great morals and occasional laughter. Herman Groves wrote the program’s fortieth episode, The Abduction, which made its television debut on October 29, 1960.  Joe and Hoss Cartwright find themselves in a perplexing mystery while attending a garish carnival with […]

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denver mckee
Bonanza Western TV

Denver McKee Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #06

Millions of fans and casual viewers tuned in to watch the popular television series entitled Bonanza. The nontraditional Western program revolves around the Cartwright family and their weekly adventures. Fred Freiberger and Steve McNeil wrote the thirty-eighth episode of Bonanza, Denver McKee. At the same time, B-picture auteur Jacques Tourneur served as the episode’s director. Denver […]

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the hopefuls
Bonanza Western TV

The Hopefuls Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #01, Episode #05

Bonanza, a Western television program under the NBC network, shows the stories and adventures of the Cartwrights, a fictional family of ranchers who lived on the Ponderosa ranch. The Hopefuls, the program’s thirty-seventh episode, debuted on October 8, 1960, and was written by E. Jack Neumann. Charles Maxwell, who plays Shenandoah, also joins the supporting cast.  […]

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the mill
Bonanza Western TV

The Mill Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #04

Bonanza follows the weekly adventures of the Cartwright family, led by the patriarch, Ben Cartwright (Lorne Greene). The 14-seasons program also shows how the main characters cared for their neighbors and the surrounding community. The Mill, Bonanza’s thirty-sixth episode, written by Halsted Wells, premiered on October 1, 1960. Tom Edwards (Harry Townes), a disabled farmer, holds […]

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badge without honor
Bonanza Western TV

Badge Without Honor Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #02, Episode #03

Bonanza is one of the longest-running primetime Western dramas loved by many Americans during its time. The adventures of the Cartwright family as they live on the fictional Ponderosa ranch continue for 14 seasons. John Twist wrote Badge Without Honor, the second season’s third episode, which debuted on television on September 24, 1960. Gerald Eskith (Dan […]

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death at dawn
Bonanza Western TV

Death at Dawn Full Episode – Bonanza, Season #01, Episode #32

The classic Western television series, Bonanza, shows the daily adventures of the Cartwright family, owners of the fictional Ponderosa ranch. Laurence E. Mascott wrote its thirty-second episode, Death at Dawn, which appeared on-screen on April 30, 1960, influenced by the vintage-like television series, The Untouchables. This episode also marks the end of Bonanza’s first season. […]

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