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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The Spitfire Season 2, Episode 17 $1.99

Joe finds a stranger burning Ponderosa land and must shoot him in self defense.

The Courtship Season 2, Episode 16 $1.99

Joe and Hoss travel to Sacramento to visit the widow of Ben's friend Josh Layton.

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Ben is forced to kill Luke Grayson and now must face his son Todd who returns from the East to seek revenge.

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Hoss becomes friends with a man named Arnie. Arnie doesn't realize his own strength and has never learned to control his temper.

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Making a Mill – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land
00:57 — You almost expect to hear "Whistle While You Work." The Cartwrights help Tom Edwards to build a mill. Episode #36: The Mill. First air date: 10/1/1960 (more…)
Bathing Beauty – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land
01:31 — Nothing like seeing a grown man in a bath. Little Joe doesn't want to go with Hoss so he takes Hoss's clothes and hangs him out to dry. Episode #48: T (more…)
Pernell Roberts in Bonanza – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land
01:56 — Sibling rivalry is one thing but this is a knock-down, drag-out! Little Joe and Adam fight over responsibilities on the Ponderosa. Episode #1: A Rose (more…)
Trouble for Little Joe – Bonanza – Video Clip | TV Land
02:00 — Little Joe's brothers ensure that he gets a fair fight against a Frenchman who's frothing at the mouth to kill him. Episode #6: The Julia Bulette Stor (more…)

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The Dowry(Season 3, Episode 31) TVLAND

The Cartwrights shelter a wounded man and his daughter, who may have been robbed of $10,000. Dubois: Steven Geray. Ben: Lorne Greene. Michele: Luciana Paluzzi. Adam: Pernell Roberts. Hoss: Dan Blocker. Joe: Michael Landon. Fernandez: Lee Bergere. Crusty: K (more…)

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The Long Night(Season 3, Episode 32) TVLAND

Framed for murder, Adam is caught between a crooked deputy and a lynch mob. Trace: James Coburn. Ben: Lorne Greene. Hoss: Dan Blocker. Joe: Michael Landon. Poindexter: Bing Russell. McCord: Jack Chaplain. Townsend: William Bissell.

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Fri Dec 15 10:51am
The Mountain Girl(Season 3, Episode 33) TVLAND

Joe tackles the task of turning mountain girl Trudy Harker into a refined young lady. Joe: Michael Landon. Harker: Carl Benton Reid. Paul: Warren Oates. Ben: Lorne Greene. Adam: Pernell Roberts.

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  • 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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