Bonanza: Season 10

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1

Different Pines, Same Wind

The 10th season opens as Joe helps a widowed mountain woman, a recluse who is suffering from an infection that has become serious, in a battle to save her land from an unscrupu…

2

Child

3

Salute to Yesterday

4

The Real People of Muddy Creek

5

The Passing of a King

6

The Last Vote

Hoss and Joe’s bickering leads them into taking opposite sides in the Virginia City mayoral race. Their zealous actions leads into dividing Virginia City’s citizen…

7

Catch as Catch Can

The residents of Tin Bucket claim the Cartwrights and Candy are dealing in stolen cattle hides. With most of the town accusing Joe, Hoss and Candy of various crimes, it is Ben…

8

Little Girl Lost

A bratty 10-year-old girl named Samantha, whose mother is Ben’s cousin and is a third cousin of Hoss and Little Joe, comes to the Ponderosa. While she proves to be a hand…

9

The Survivors

10

The Sound of Drums

11

Queen High

12

Yonder Man

13

Mark of Guilt

14

A World Full of Cannibals

Ben agrees to hide a government witness in a land fraud case at the Ponderosa as part of the witness protection program. However, the witness – who along with eight men c…

15

Sweet Annie Laurie

Hoss offers to help Annie Laurie, a beautiful young woman who is running away from her abusive husband, a career criminal who is determined to keep his wife under his control a…

16

My Friend, My Enemy

17

Mrs. Wharton and the Lesser Breeds

18

Erin

A neighbor of the Cartwrights threatens Hoss’ fiancé, Erin – a beautiful young woman who has been raised by Indians since her childhood – when Ben allows the Paiutes…

19

Company of Forgotten Men

A retired Army sergeant, bitter that he never received his pension from the government, kidnaps one-time friend Candy and forces him to go along with a daring plan to blow up t…

20

The Clarion

21

The Lady and the Mountain Lion

22

Five Candles

23

The Wish

24

The Deserter

25

Emily

26

The Running Man

27

The Unwanted

28

Speak No Evil

29

The Fence

While Ben and Hoss visit an old friend to negotiate the purchase of a mine, former Confederate soldiers arrive wanting to exact revenge on the Cartwrights’ friend for sta…

30

A Ride in the Sun

A pair of con artists swindle Ben out of nearly $30,000 after convincing the Cartwright patriarch to enter into a deal to buy his cattle. The brother and sister shoot Ben, rob…

About Bonanza

Set in Nevada, in the 1860s, Bonanza chronicled the adventures of the Cartwright family who owned a large ranch – The Ponderosa. Broadcast History
September 1959 – September 1961
Saturday 7:30-8:30pm
September 1961 – September 1972
Sunday 9:00-10:00pm
May 1972 – August 1972
Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
September 1972 – January 1973
Tuesday 8:00-9:00pm

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