Bonanza

1959, TV Show

Full Episodes(31)

Latest Episode: The Spitfire

Jan 14, 1961 Season 2 Episode 17 watch on Hulu (Free)

Joe tries to stop a homesteader he finds starting a fire on the Ponderosa and ends up shooting him in self-defense. Feeling responsible for the dead man's daughter, Joe brings the petulant daughter Willow back to the Ponderosa.

The Courtship

Jan 07, 1961 Season 2 Episode 16

Ben sends Hoss and Joe to Sacremento to check on the widow of an old friend. Hoss falls in love with the woman, Helen Layton, and decides to bring her back to the Ponderosa. He intends to marry her, unaware that she is a chronic gambler.
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The Blood Line

Dec 31, 1960 Season 2 Episode 15

The son of Luke Grayson arrives from the East and learns that Ben Cartwright shot and killed his father. Ben fired only in self-defense and feels badly for the young man. Todd Grayson vows revenge.
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The Ape

Dec 17, 1960 Season 2 Episode 14

Hoss tries to help Arnie, a childlike hulking man with a dangerous temper and great strength. Things seem to be going well until Arnie falls for a saloon girl. Hoss soon realizes that he's facing an uphill battle.
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Silent Thunder

Dec 10, 1960 Season 2 Episode 13

Captivated by the pretty, deaf-mute daughter of a reclusive mountain man, Little Joe teaches Ann sign language. Thrilled with her new-found ability to communicate, Annie mistakes her gratitude to Little Joe for love.
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The Savage

Dec 03, 1960 Season 2 Episode 12

While traveling, Adam is wounded by Indians and left for dead. He is found by Ruth, a white Shoshone woman who was long believed to have the power to heal. But, once the tribe decided that she had no powers, they sentenced her to death.
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The Trail Gang

Nov 26, 1960 Season 2 Episode 11

Ben and Hoss hire a new trail gang to take cattle back to Nevada. The group includes a young drifter using the name Sam Jackson. In reality, he's outlaw Johnny Logan who intends to kill Sheriff Logan, his father, when they pass through Waycross.
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The Last Viking

Nov 12, 1960 Season 2 Episode 10

Gunnar Borgstrom is the leader of a vicious band called the Commancheros. They burn houses, kill people and steal anything of value. When the Commancheros get to Nevada, Gunnar decides to visit his relatives, the Cartwrights.
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Breed of Violence

Nov 05, 1960 Season 2 Episode 9

Joe's friend Dolly rebels against her authoritarian father, a sheriff, and runs off with the charming Vince Dagen. She's blissfully unaware that Vince is a criminal and Joe fears for Dolly's safety, so he hops on his horse to catch up with the couple.
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The Abduction

Oct 29, 1960 Season 2 Episode 8

Joe and Hoss take their dates to a bizarre traveling carnival and Joe's girlfriend disappears. She's abducted by the evil owner and held for one million dollars ransom.
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Day of Reckoning

Oct 22, 1960 Season 2 Episode 7

After being injured in a fight, Ben is nursed back to health by Matsou and his wife Hatoya. In return, Ben gives the two Indians land on the Ponderosa to settle and farm. Their new lives face dangerous resistance from Matsou's brother and a neighbor.
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Denver McKee

Oct 15, 1960 Season 2 Episode 6

While celebrating the return of his daughter from a fancy school back East, former lawman Denver McKee is asked to assist in the capture of an outlaw gang. No one is aware that McKee is in cahoots with the very criminals he's expected to bring to justice.
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The Hopefuls

Oct 08, 1960 Season 2 Episode 5

Adam, Hoss, and new friend Sam Board act as escorts for a wagon train of Quakers who are heading to California to purchase land. While Adam falls for the group leader's daughter, Regina, Board plots to rob the group of its life savings.
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The Mill

Oct 01, 1960 Season 2 Episode 4

The Cartwrights construct a grist mill to help neighbor Tom Edwards, a disabled man who blames Ben for his condition. Tom is being manipulated by hired hand Ezekiel, who's not only cheating him out of his money, but also intends to steal his wife.
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Badge Without Honor

Sep 24, 1960 Season 2 Episode 3

Adam is rescued from an ambush by Gerald Eskith, a lawman who is on a mission to Virginia City. He's looking for Jackson Blaine, a friend of the Cartwrights, claiming he needs Blane to testify against the Murdoch gang.
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The Mission

Sep 17, 1960 Season 2 Episode 2

Hoss befriends Charlie Trent, a man who was once the best scout in the Army. Now a drunk, he blames himself for having led troops to their massacre. He may now have a chance to redeem himself.
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Showdown

Sep 10, 1960 Season 2 Episode 1

The season opens with the Virginia City bank being robbed. One of the robbers, Sam Kirby, gets hired as a ranch hand at the Ponderosa to keep an eye on the search activity for his gang. The Cartwrights find the new hand friendly and trustworthy.
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