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Season 5 (NBC) (1963-64)
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################# Bonanza ####################
############# season 5 1963-64 ###############
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NBC Sundays 9:00 pm Eastern
34 episodes

05.01 [135] Bonanza: She Walks in Beauty (1963.09.22)
Gena Rowlands ................. Ragan Miller
Jeanne Cooper ................. Emilia
Phil Chambers
Robert Adler
Craig Duncan
Ragan Miller's good looks have brought her nothing but unhappiness
- and Hoss, who's taken a shine to her.

05.02 [136] Bonanza: A Passion for Justice (1963.09.29)
Jonathan Harris ............... Charles Dickens
Victor Maddern ................ Dan
Frank Albertson ............... Sam Walker
Charles Irving ................ Rogers
Sydney Smith
E.J. Andre
Don Washbrook
Alice Frost
James Stone
Clegg Hoyt
On a visit to Virginia City, Charles Dickens antagonizes the populace
with his arrogant manner.

05.03 [137] Bonanza: Rain from Heaven (1963.10.06)
John Anderson ................. Tulsa Weems
Mickey Sholdar ................ Jube Weems
Claudia Bryar ................. Mrs. Weems
Eileen Chesis ................. Mary Beth Weems
Phil Chambers
Herb Lytton
Bing Russell
Mary Newton
A self-styled rainmaker offers his services to drought-stricken
Virginia City.

5.4 [138] Bonanza: TWILIGHT TOWN
13-Oct-1963

Twilight Town (1)
Davey Davison ................. Louise Corman
Stacy Harris .................. Corman
Michael Mikler ................ Mathews
Doris Dowling ................. Katy
Walter Coy
Andy Albin
Don Dillaway
Joseph Breen
Stranded in the desert, Joe staggers into a remote town occupied
by a strange assortment of characters.

5.5 [139] Bonanza: THE TOY SOLDIER
20-Oct-1963

The Toy Soldier (Part 1)
Philip Abbott ................. James Callan
Morgan Woodward ............... McDermott
Trevor Bardette ............... Scotty
Donna Martell ................. Esther
Michael Keep
Quinn Redeker
Adam helps a talented but alcoholic artist face bigots who object
to his marriage to an Indian.

05.06 [140] Bonanza: A Question of Strength (1963.10.27)
Judy Carne .................... Sister Mary Kathleen
Ilka Windish .................. Mother Veronica
John Kellogg .................. Stager
Raymond Guth .................. Toby
James Jeter
I. Stanford Jolley
When their stage is wrecked by bandits, Hoss and two nuns begin
a journey through the wilderness.

05.07 [141] Bonanza: Calamity Over the Comstock (1963.11.03)
Stefanie Powers ............... Calamity Jane
Christopher Dark .............. Doc Holliday
Fifi D'Orsay .................. Babette
Bern Hoffman .................. Bartender
Russ Bender ................... Walt
Big John Hamilton
Joe befriends Calamity Jane to the displeasure of her boyfriend,
Doc Holliday (Christopher Dark).

05.08 [142] Bonanza: Journey Remembered (1963.11.10)
Inga Swenson .................. Inger Cartwright
Gene Evans .................... Lucas
Kevin Hagen ................... Simon
Johnny Stephens ............... Little Adam
Dee Carroll ................... Rachel
Ken Lynch ..................... Welks
John Frederick ................ Payne
Kathleen O'Malley ............. Mrs. Payne
Ben reminisces about his journey West with Inger, his second
wife.

5.9 [143] Bonanza: THE QUALITY OF MERCY
17-Nov-1963
The Quality of Mercy (1)
Richard Rust .................. Seth Pruitt
Nancy Rennick ................. Sara
Kitty Kelly ................... Mrs. Gibbons
Ed Prentiss ................... Minister
Bob Miles ..................... Card Player
Bill Clark .................... John Dagliesh
Joe grapples with his conscience after he witnesses a mercy killing.

05.10 [144] Bonanza: The Waiting Game (1963.12.08)
Kathie Browne ................. Laura Dayton
Katie Sweet ................... Peggy Dayton
Jacqueline Loughery ........... Rita
Wayde Preston ................. Frank Dayton
Bill Quinn .................... Clinton
Craig Duncan .................. Driver
Adam is attracted to recently widowed Laura Dayton, who won't
tell her daughter that her father is dead.

05.11 [145] Bonanza: The Legacy (1963.12.15)
Robert H. Harris .............. Dormann
James Best .................... Page
Philip Pine ................... Gannon
Sandy Kevin ................... Billy
Jeanne Baird .................. Jennie
Percy Helton
Rory Stevens
Dayton Lummis
James Doohan
Will J. White
John Mitchum
Adam, Hoss and Joe set out to find the men who shot Ben.

05.12 [146] Bonanza: Hoss and the Leprechauns (1963.12.22)
Senn McClory .................. Prof. McCarthy
Robert Sorrells ............... Charles
Clegg Hoyt .................... Dorsel
Frank Delfino ................. Timothy
Billy Curtis
Roger Arroya
Nels Nelson
Harry Monte
Felix Silla
Hoss brings home a strongbox full of gold - and claims it
belongs to "a little feller in green."

5.13 [147] Bonanza: THE PRIME OF LIFE
29-Dec-1963
The Prime of Life (1)
Jay C. Flippen ................ Barney Fuller
Melora Conway ................. Martha
Dan Riss
Ralph Moody
Raymond Guth
Butch Patrick
Roy Engel
Roy Jenson
Ben competes with his old rival Barney Fuller to win the railroad's lumber contract.

05.14 [148] Bonanza: The Lila Conrad Story (1964.01.05)
Andrew Duggan ................. Judge Knowlton
Patricia Blair ................ Lila Conrad
Cathy O'Donnell
Don Haggerty
Lindsay Workman
Stuart Randall
Scott Peters
Don O'Kelly
Don Wilbanks
The Cartwrights invite trouble when they shield a dance-hall
girl from the brothers of the man she killed.

05.15 [149] Bonanza: Ponderosa Matador (1964.01.12)
Marianna Hill ................. Dolores Tenino
Nestor Paiva .................. Senor Tenino
Frank Ferguson ................ Jigger
Tol Avery ..................... Troutman
Mike Ragan .................... Saloon Keeper
The Cartwright boys vie for the attentions of Dolores Tenino.

05.16 [150] Bonanza: My Son, My Son (1964.01.19)
Teresa Wright ................. Katherine Saunders
Dee Pollock ................... Eden
Sherwood Price ................ Miller
Zon Murray
Ben's marriage to Katherine Saunders is endangered when the
widow's son is accused of murder.

05.17 [151] Bonanza: Alias Joe Cartwright (1964.01.26)
Michael Landon ................ Borden
Keenan Wynn ................... Sergeant O'Rourke
Douglas Dick .................. Captain Merced
Owen Bush ..................... Dugan
Hugh Sanders .................. Billings
Joseph Turkel ................. Private Peters
Dave Willock .................. Weems
Bill Yeo
Joe is forced to trade places with his lookalike - a deserter and murderer.

05.18 [152] Bonanza: The Gentleman from New Orleans (1964.02.02)
John Dehner ................... Jean Lafitte
Sheldon Allman ................ Betts
Jean Willes ................... Molly
Harry Swoger .................. Whittaker
Bern Hoffman .................. Bartender
Joan Connors
Hoss befriends a boisterous newcomer who claims to be Jean Lafitte.

05.19 [153] Bonanza: The Cheating Game (1964.02.09)
Kathie Browne ................. Laura Dayton
Peter Breck ................... Ward Bannister
Katie Sweet
Lee Henry
Roy Barcroft
Lincoln Demyan
Lew Brown
Norman Leavitt
Charles Seel
Robert Broyles
A stranger tells Laura Dayton that she will receive a large sum
from her late husband's insurance.

05.20 [154] Bonanza: BULLET FOR A BRIDE
16Feb64
Produced by David Dortort/ Associate Producer James W. Lane
Production Executive Robert Stillman
Written by Tom Seller
Directed by Tay Garnett
Director of Photography William F. Whitley, A.S.C.
Guest Stars:
Marlyn Mason .................. Tessa Caldwell
Denver Pyle ................... Mr. Caldwell
Featuring: (end credits)
Steve Harris .................. Lon Caldwell
John Matthews ................. Clergyman
Gail Bonney
*
(Not on Screen Credits .... Grandon Rhodes as Doctor ?)
Synopsis:
Little Joe Cartwright and Adam are out hunting a mountian lion
when a bullet richets off a rock and injures Tessa on a buggy ride
wirh her father. As a result of the accident, Tessa becomes blind
leaving Little Joe feeling very guilty. A guilt-ridden Joe proposes
to the girl.

05.21 [155] Bonanza: King of the Mountain (1964.02.23)
Robert Middleton .............. Grizzly
Slim Pickens .................. Jim Leyton
Laurie Mitchell ............... Julie
Byron Foulger ................. Parson
Billy M. Greene ............... Storekeeper
Ray Hemphill
Bruce McFarlane
Hoss steps in to avoid bloodshed between mountaineer Jim Leyton and
his fiancée's father.

05.22 [156] Bonanza: Love Me Not (1964.03.01)
Anjanette Comer ............... Joan
Jack Bighead .................. Chief
Gene Tyburn ................... Tom
Ray Hemphill
Bill Yeo
Wynn Pearce
A young girl, held captive by the Paiutes for many years, falls in
love with Ben when he brings her to the Ponderosa.

05.23 [157] Bonanza: The Pure Truth (1964.03.08)
Glenda Farrell ................ Looney
Lloyd Corrigan ................ Simmons
Stanley Adams ................. Sheriff Tate
Jay Lanin
Raymond Guth
Olan Soule
Maudie Prickett
Sent to bring in a prisoner, acting deputy Hoss goes to the wrong
town, where he's accused of bank robbery.

05.24 [158] Bonanza: No Less a Man (1964.03.15)
Parley Baer ................... Armistead
John Kellogg .................. Wagner
Bill Zuckert .................. Browning
Justin Smith .................. Carter
Billy Corcoran
Adrienne Marden
Ed Faulkner
Ed Prentiss
Bill Clark
Joseph Breen
Rush Williams
Bob Miles
With the Wagner gang on the loose, Virginia City's citizens
decide to replace aging Sheriff Coffee.

05.25 [159] Bonanza: Return to Honor (1964.03.22)
Guy Williams .................. Will Cartwright
Arch Johnson .................. Butler
Robert J. Wilke ............... Marshall
Hugh Sanders .................. Doctor
Gregg Palmer .................. Gannett
I. Stanford Jolley ............ Bixby
Bill Clark .................... Jenner2015342
James Tartan
Ben investigates reports of his nephew's murder.

05.26 [160] Bonanza: The Saga of Muley Jones (1964.03.29)
Bruce Yarnell ................. Muley Jones
Jesse White ................... Esky
Strother Martin ............... Urey
Jerome Cowan .................. Thornbridge
Ken Drake ..................... Brave Pony
Bern Hoffman .................. Bartender
Ralph Moody
Billy M. Greene
Muley Jones brings his glass-shattering voice to the Ponderosa.

05.27 [161] Bonanza: The Roper (1964.04.05)
Guy Williams .................. Will Cartwright
Scott Marlowe ................. Lee Hewitt
Julie Sommars ................. Emma
John Hubbard .................. Doctor
James Beck .................... Dolph
Corey Allen
Donald Elson
Barbara Morrison
Armand Alzamora
Stephen Holmes
Will (Guy Williams) is taken hostage by outlaws who robbed Ben.

05.28 [162] Bonanza: Pink Cloud Comes from Old Cathay (1964.04.12)
Mario Thomas .................. Tai Li
Philip Ahn .................... Wang Sai
Benson Fong ................... Na Shan
William Fawcett
Mike Ragan
Phil Chambers
Rumors fly when a Chinese woman labeled "wife" arrives - addressed to Hoss.

05.29 [163] Bonanza: The Campaneros (1964.04.19)
Guy Williams .................. Will Cartwright
Faith Domergue ................ Carla
Frank Silvera ................. Mateo
Roy Engel ..................... Doc
Rico Alaniz ................... Pacheco
Rodolfo Hoyos ................. Luis
Pepe Hern ..................... Maximo
Anthony Carbone ............... Vicente
Joe Yrigoyen .................. Santos
Will joins his friend Mateo in defense of Mexican President Juarez.

5.30 [164] Bonanza: ENTER THOMAS BOWERS
26-Apr-1964

Enter Thomas Bowers (1)
William Marshall .............. Thomas Bowers
Jason Wingreen ................ Luke
Ena Hartman ................... Caroline
Kelly Thordsen ................ Sam
Ken Renard .................... Jed
J. Edward McKinley
Dorothy Neumann
Robert P. Lieb
Jeanne Determann
Alice Frost
George Petrie
Don Washbrook
Russ Bender
Robert Adler
A black opera singer, in Virginia City for a concert, is suspected of being a runaway slave.

05.31 [165] Bonanza: The Dark Past (1964.05.03)
Dennis Hopper ................. Dev Farnum
Susan Seaforth ................ Holly Burnside
Jim Boles ..................... Pete
Ron Start ..................... Jamey Boy Briggs
Lewis Charles ................. Wetzell
Dennis Hopper as bounty hunter Dev Farnum, a loner who seems haunted
by a mysterious incident in his past.

05.32 [166] Bonanza: The Pressure Game (1964.05.10)
Kathie Browne ................. Laura Dayton
Joan Blondell ................. Aunt Lil
Katie Sweet ................... Peggy Dayton
Robert Karnes ................. Jeff
Charles Bateman ............... Rick
Bern Hoffman
Adam's romance with Laura Dayton is progressing nicely, and Laura's
Aunt Lil thinks it's time he proposed.

05.33 [167] Bonanza: Triangle (1964.05.17)
Guy Williams .................. Will Cartwright
Kathie Browne ................. Laura Dayton
Katie Sweet ................... Peggy Dayton
Grandon Rhodes
A triangle develops when Will falls in love with Laura Dayton Adam's fiancée.

05.34 [168] Bonanza: Walter and the Outlaws (1964.05.24)
Arthur Hunnicutt .............. Obie
Steve Brodie .................. Macie
James Luisi ................... Willard
Vic Wetber .................... Teague
An old prospector seeks Hoss's help when his dog is kidnapped by gold thieves.

################## Bonanza ###################
############## end of season 5 ###############
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