Bonanza: Season 8

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1

Something Hurt, Something Wild

2

Horse of a Different Hue

3

A Time to Step Down

After the Cartwrights put wrangler Dan Tolliver out to pasture, the embittered old man plans to take part in robbing the Ponderosa.

4

The Pursued (1)

A Mormon with two wives is badgered by the town’s people and then things get much worse.

5

The Pursued (2)

6

To Bloom for Thee

7

Credit for a Kill

Though his friend is badly in need of the reward money, Joe insists it belongs to him, to protect his friend from the dead outlaws’ brothers.

8

Four Sisters from Boston

9

Old Charlie

A young cowpoke is killed during a fight with Hoss, but the old blowhard who runs the Virginia City stables, takes the credit, placing him in danger from the dead man’s b…

10

Ballad of the Ponderosa

11

The Oath

12

A Real Nice, Friendly Little Town

When the woman he was planning to marry is strangled, Joe forces the only suspect to come forward, in a very tense-filled episode.

13

The Bridegroom

14

Tommy

15

A Christmas Story

16

Ponderosa Explosion

17

Justice

18

A Bride for Buford

Dolly Bantree has a crooked manager ““Blackie”“, who blackmails Dolly to fleece newly rich miner Buford out of his newfound wealth. Hoss suspects somet…

19

Black Friday

In the town of Chiso, Joe encounters a former Ponderosa cowhand who is now a gunfighter and expecting to be killed on Friday the 13th. John Saxon makes the first of his three app…
20

The Unseen Wound

21

Journey to Terror

Joe visits his married friends in Arizona Territory, only to discover the husband has become a criminal and is secretly part of a notorious gang.

22

Amigo

A wounded comanchero sides with the Cartwrights when the rest of the gang, led by Captain Fenner, shows up to burn and rob the Ponderosa.

23

A Woman in the House

24

Judgment at Red Creek

Hoss and Joe have their doubts as to who really robbed a way station, suspecting the two men they captured are innocent.

25

Joe Cartwright, Detective

26

Dark Enough to See the Stars

27

The Deed and the Dilemma

28

The Prince

29

A Man Without Land

30

Napoleon's Children

31

The Wormwood Cup

A woman – convinced Little Joe intentionally killed her brother – offers $1,000 to the man who kills the youngest Cartwright in what she deems a ““fair…

32

Clarissa

The Cartwrights’ cousin, Clarissa visits. Her assertive, snobbish ways result in nothing but trouble for Ben and his sons.

33

Maestro Hoss

34

The Greedy Ones

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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