Bonanza

  • 1959
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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 top-rated show for three of them (1964-65, '65-66 and '66-67); had a number of first-rank director (more…)

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Season 12, Episode 16 The Gold Plated Rifle

First Aired: January 10, 1971

A family crisis develops when Jamie breaks a prized gun. Jamie: Mitch Vogel. Ben: Lorne Greene. Dusty Rhodes: Lou Frizzell.

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  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: 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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