Bonanza (1959–1973)
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When Ben goes missing and presumed dead after being shot by poachers he was hunting alone, his sons search for the seemingly likely suspects: three innocent ex-convicts who fear being so suspected.

Director:

Bernard McEveety (as Bernard E. McEveety)

Writer:

Anthony Wilson
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lorne Greene ... Ben Cartwright
Pernell Roberts ... Adam Cartwright
Dan Blocker ... Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright
Michael Landon ... Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright
Robert H. Harris ... Jacob J. Dormann
Phillip Pine ... Gannon
James Best ... Page
Sandy McPeak ... Billy Chapin (as Sandy Kevin)
Jeanne Baird ... Jeanie
Ray Teal ... Sheriff Roy Coffee
Dayton Lummis Dayton Lummis ... Col. Abel Chapin
Percy Helton ... Pete
James Doohan ... Colonel's Man
Rory Stevens Rory Stevens ... Danny Page
Will J. White ... Big Cowboy
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Storyline

Three men newly released from Huntsville prison make their way across the Ponderosa. When Ben and Little Joe see someone is poaching their cattle, Ben goes after them. When he comes upon those responsible, he is ambushed and left for dead. When only his horse returns to the ranch, the sons set off to find Ben's missing rifle at best or at the worst his killers. Written by DrDOS

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Genres:

Western

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Bonanza
(Theme Song)
Written by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
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Great plot twist or not?
21 April 2019 | by fahadb-70219See all my reviews

Quick question to the IMBb universe, Did the guy who saved Ben shoot him after all? that is my theory.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1963 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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