Bonanza: Season 6
Joe teaches Johnny Chapman how to use a gun for defense. What Joe doesn’t see is the deadly consequences that it has in the long run when Johnny becomes a gunfighter.
Outlaws capture Ben and hide him in an abandoned mine, holding him for a ransom. The boys must come up with a plan to save him before it’s too late.
Lafe Jessup doesn’t really want to be married, and now he’s about to be a father! The horse wrangler finds a fight with Hoss at his reluctance to perform his dutie…
After inadvertantly falling into the river, Adam is rescued by Tom Wilson. Wilson has feelings for Sue Miller, which bring him into trouble after her father is killed.
Sam Logan is released from jail after serving his twenty year sentence for stealing $100,000 worth of gold dust. He is followed by a bounty hunter who believes Sam will lead h…
Hoss hires Waldo as a ranch hand after keeping Waldo from killing himself. Hoss soon learns that Waldo is lousy at his job and only causes problems for everyone else due to hi…
An author is inspired to write about the heroic Cartwrights after watching first-hand as they fight off an attempted robbery of a stage. As Ben and Adam see no use for the glo…
A conman heads into town and takes advantage of the Cartwrights with a fake land deal. The conman ends up staying in Virginia city to run an orphanage.
When Joe and his friend Mitch go after a puma, Joe climbs a big peak and throws his gun up higher, intending to crawl up after it. But as he looks down, things begin to spin.…
As payment for a performance in a circus, Joe and Hoss are given an elephant. They want to keep it but encounter opposition from Adam and Ben.
Little Joe convinces Ben to hire Harry Starr, a half-Indian who is accused by other ranchers of being a chronic horse thief. Joe sets out to prove the others wrong, but is the…
Two robberies take place on stagecoaches that Adam is traveling on, and both times a knight in shining armor scares the robbers away. Adam is accused of robbery, and his story…
Hoss unknowingly enters a flapjack contest and Joe puts Hoss on a diet which Hoss doesn’t care for. Joe’s betting on the flapjack contest could get him into some t…
On their way to prevent a young woman from encountering the renegade Indians, Joe and Tuck are captured, and in order to save them all, Joe must fight Sharp Tongue, who is the…
Ben’s friend, Don Miguel, visits the Ponderosa with his two daughters, Margarita and Elena, and Elena’s two very anxious suitors. Their mission? They’re on t…
Professor Klump and Amanda pull Hoss into their flying machine scheme. The ““Hoss-mobile”“ doesn’t seem to be destined for a great take-off.
One of Joe’s old girlfriends thinks he killed her husband so they could come together. Unfortunately, that is what her husband’s twin brother also believes.
Adam tries to find the good in Howard Mead, a talented troubadour who refuses to stay on the right side of the law. Dramatic debut of singer/songwriter Hoyt Axton. Last episo…
First Ben’s sons are making lots of noise, so he goes into town to sleep in the hotel. Then, various noises and things interrupt Ben’s sleep. Will he ever get his…
No one in Virginia City is happy to see ex-con Trace Cordell, especially the man he crippled in a gunfight, now married to Cordell’s former girlfriend.
The Ponderosa hands are upset when new hand George Whitman is hired on, it is rumored he is a jinx. Hoss tells George to ignore such foolishness, but a gypsy fortune teller sa…
Hoss befriends a self-demeaning recluse named Patch, who makes the best apple pie Hoss has ever tasted. Hoss is so impressed with him, especially his pie, that he hires him to…