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 directors...read more

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Season 8, Episode 10 Ballad of the Ponderosa

Ben is denounced by balladeer Colter Preston, who blames the Ponderosa head for the hanging of his father. Colter: Randy Boone. Ben: Lorne Greene. Lisa: Ann Doran. Stanley: Roger Davis. Sinclair: John Archer. Joe: Michael Landon.

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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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