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Ben Cartwright and his three sons (by three wives) ride herd over the sprawling Ponderosa spread in 1860s Nevada in one of the most handsomely mounted and beloved series of all time. The first TV Western to be shown in color, it ran for 14 seasons; was the (more…)

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Season 12, Episode 19 The Desperado

First Aired: February 7, 1971

A black accused murderer and his wife capture Hoss to use as an outlet for their hatred of whites. Walters: Lou Gossett. Liza Walters: Marlene Clark. Hoss: Dan Blocker. Solomon: Ramon Bieri. Cal: Warren Vanders. Thad: Mike Mikler. Ben: Lorne Greene.

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January 31, 1971

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February 14, 1971

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