CTVA US Western - "Bonanza" (NBC) Season 7 (1965-66)

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Season 7 (NBC) (1965-66)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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################# Bonanza ####################
############# season 7 1965-66 ###############
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NBC Sundays 9:00 pm Eastern
33 episodes

07.01 [203] Bonanza: The Debt (1965.09.12)
Tommy Sands ................... Wiley Kane
Brooke Bundy .................. Annie Kane
Ford Rainey ................... Sam Kane
Because their father once swindled Ben, Wiley and Annie Kane
come to work off the debt.

07.02 [204] Bonanza: The Dilemma (1965.09.19)
Tom Tully ..................... Sundown
Anthony Call .................. Billy
Elizabeth Perry ............... Ruth
Walter Sande .................. Hamilton
Kelly Thordsen ................ Drugan
John Hubbard .................. Snell
Dayton Lummis ................. Judge O'Hara
John Archer ................... Powell
Lincoln Demyan ................ Hicks
A man Ben helped to parole is suspected of robbing the bank.

07.03 [205] Bonanza: The Brass Box (1965.09.26)
Ramon Navarro ................. Jose Ortega
Michael Dante ................. Miguel
Adam Williams ................. Muller
Sydney Smith .................. Ira Minton
Bill Clark .................... Jim
Roy Jenson .................... Harry
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Bruno Ve Sota ................. Bartender
Old Jose Ortega is always spinning tales - including one about a
land grant giving him ownership of the territory.

07.04 [206] Bonanza: The Other Son (1965.10.03)
Ed Begley ..................... Clint Watson
Tom Simcox .................... Andy Watson
Richard Evans ................. Ellis Watson
Ben hires mule skinner Clint Watson and his sons to transport
nitroglycerin to California.

07.05 [207] Bonanza: The Lonely Runner (1965.10.10)
Gilbert Roland ................ Jim Acton
Pat Conway .................... Pete
Ken Lynch ..................... Sam Whipple
Roy Barcroft .................. Frank
Jim Acton isn't about to give up his prize mare - even
though a judge awarded it to another man.

07.06 [208] Bonanza: Devil on Her Shoulder (1965.10.17)
Ina Balin ..................... Sarah Reynolds
John Doucette ................. Rev. Evan Morgan
Peter Helm .................... Gwylem
Adrienne Marden ............... Emma Morgan
Angela Dorian/Victoria Vetri .. Essie
Karl Lukas .................... Brother
Hounded by misfortune, a group of religious zealots accuse
one of its members of being possessed.

07.07 [209] Bonanza: Found Child (1965.10.24)
Eileen Baral .................. Lisa
Gerald Mohr ................... Collins
Charles Bateman ............... Jim
Quentin Sondergaard ........... Hank
H.T. Tsiang ................... Su Chin
Phil Chambers ................. Store Owner
The Cartwrights shelter the sole survivor of a stagecoach
robbery - a terrified girl who may still be in danger.

07.08 [210] Bonanza: The Meredith Smith (1965.10.31)
Strother Martin ............... Little Meredith
Anne Helm ..................... Meredith Smith
Robert Colbert ................ Ace
Guy Lee ....................... Ah Chow
Winnie Coffin ................. Widow Smith
Bert Mustin ................... Jake Smith
Eddie Firestone ............... Mr. Potts
Robert Sorrells ............... Swanson
Kam Tong ...................... Ching
Wynn Pearce ................... Ozzie
Owen Bush ..................... Ira
Howard Wright ................. Cal
Ben tries to determine which of several Meredith Smiths
is the heir to Jake Smith's estate.

07.09 [211] Bonanza: Mighty Is the Word (1965.11.07)
Glenn Corbett ................. Rev. Paul Watson
Michael Whitney ............... Cliff Rexford
Sue Randall ................... Sue Watson
Julie Gregg ................... Dolly
Cliff Rexford seeks revenge against a gunfighter-turned-
parson who killed his brother.

07.10 [212] Bonanza: The Strange One (1965.11.14)
Louise Sorel .................. Marie
Robert McQueeney .............. Jeremy
Willard Sage .................. Wyn
Suspected of being a witch, a woman takes refuge on the Ponderosa
- where she astounds the Cartwrights with her knowledge of their
personal lives.

07.11 [213] Bonanza: The Reluctant Rebel (1965.11.21)
Tim Considine ................. Billy Penn
Royal Dano .................... Hank Penn
Keith London .................. Sam Cotterfield
Craig Curtis .................. Sport
Janis Hansen .................. Millie
Mike Ragan .................... Burkhart
Ray Hemphill .................. Shale
Young Billy Penn has second thoughts about outlaw life when
he's caught stealing Cartwright cattle.

07.12 [214] Bonanza: Five Sundowns to Sunup (1965.12.05)
Marie Windsor ................. Ma Lassiter
Douglas Henderson ............. the Rev. Mr. Holmes
John Hoyt ..................... Major Sutcliffe
James Davidson ................ Carver Lassiter
Jack Chaplain ................. Harry Lassiter
G.B. Atwater .................. Merrick
Stacy Harris .................. Judge Simpson
Tom Drake ..................... Kirt
John Alderson ................. Gwylnedd
Bruce Mars .................... Johnny
William Tannen ................ Albee
Dan White ..................... Weems
K.L. Smith .................... Deets
Harry Lassiter's family embarks on a kidnapping spree to halt
a murderer's execution.

07.13 [215] Bonanza: A Natural Wizard (1965.12.12)
Eddie Hodges .................. Skeeter Dexter
Jacqueline Scott .............. Joy Dexter
Karl Swenson .................. Dr. Woods
Douglas Kennedy ............... Stoney
Robert Rothwell ............... Ranch Hand
Skeeter Dexter loves animals - so much that he frees them from
the traps set by his stepfather.

07.14 [216] Bonanza: All Ye His Saints (1965.12.19)
Clint Howard .................. Michael Thorpe
Leif Erickson ................. Caine
Rodolfo Acosta ................ Lijah
Simon Scott ................... Evan Thorpe
Harvey Stephens ............... Dr. Randall
******** no synopsis ********

07.15 [217] Bonanza: A Dublin Lad (1966.01.02)
Liam Sullivan ................. Terence O'Toole
Maggie Mahoney ................ Molly
Tim Mcintire .................. Jeb
Paul Birch .................... Porter
Paul Genge .................... Judge
Bern Hoffman .................. Bartender
Robert Carson ................. Jury Foreman
Joe stands alone in a jury intent upon convicting Terrence O'Toole
of murder.

07.16 [218] Bonanza: To Kill a Buffalo (1966.01.09)
Jose De Vega .................. Tatu
Steven Gravers ................ Martinez
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Sarah Selby ................... Mrs. Flanner
Ralph Moody ................... Old Indian
Trudy Ellison ................. Julie
The effects of prejudice take their toll on a badly injured Indian
(Jose De Vega) who reacts violently to Hoss's offer of help.

07.17 [219] Bonanza: Ride the Wind (Part 1/2) (1966.01.16)
07.18 [220] Bonanza: Ride the Wind (Part 2/2) (1966.01.23)
Victor Jory ................... Charles Ludlow
Rod Cameron ................... Curtis Wade
DeForest Kelley ............... Tully
Tom Lowell .................... Jabez Ludlow
Wolfe Barzell ................. Bornstein
Stewart Moss .................. Aaron
Warren Vanders ................ Hoke
Richard Hale .................. Winnemucca
Clay Tanner ................... Herb
Jack Bighead .................. Bear Dance
James Noah .................... Sykes
Robert Brubaker ............... DeVere
Gilbert Green ................. Jensen
David Pritchard ............... Pat
S. Newton Anderson ............ Gus
Tom Lutz ...................... Emmett
Raymond Guth .................. Homer
Peter Ritter .................. Hank
Ben Wright .................... Spires
Bill Edwards .................. Hoffman
Roger Etienne ................. Fontaine
Bill Clark .................... Wilson
Synopsis: Part 1:
Ben isn't pleased when Little Joe says he plans to become a
Pony Express rider.
Synopsis: Part 2:
Despite the Indians' increasing attacks on his riders, Curtis
Wade is determined to keep the Pony Express operating.

07.19 [221] Bonanza: Destiny's Child (1966.01.30)
Richard Peabody ............... Sonny
Walter Burke .................. Jesse
Tim Stafford .................. Jamie
Steve Raines .................. Darrel
Lindsay Workman ............... Badgert
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Chris Anderson ................ Hunter
Ben tries to find jobs for two strangers who helped him
when his wagon bogged down in the mud.

07.20 [222] Bonanza: Peace Officer (1966.02.06)
Eric Fleming .................. Wes Dunn
Ron Foster .................... Dave Morissey
Ray Stricklyn ................. Cliff
Dee Pollack ................... Chuck
Ted Knight .................... Mayor
Clyde Howdy ................... Deputy Bill Harris
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doc Brown
I. Stanford Jolley ............ Jonesy
Roy Barcroft .................. Deputy Hacker
Lorna Thayer .................. Mrs. Roberts
In Sheriff Coffee's (Ray Teal) absence, ruthless lawman Wes Dunn is hired to quell violence.

07.21 [223] Bonanza: The Code (1966.02.13)
George Montgomery ............. Dan Taggert
Robert Ellenstein ............. Fitts
Jan Shepard ................... Sally
Gordon Wescourt ............... Win
Zalman King ................... Pete
Charles Wagenheim ............. Felger
Bruno Ve Sota ................. Tucker
Martha Manor .................. Martha
Joe is goaded into a duel - with a big bet against him.

07.22 [224] Bonanza: Three Brides for Hoss (1966.02.20)
Stuart Erwin .................. Jester
Danielle Aubrey ............... Yvette
Majel Barrett ................. Annie Slocum
Mitzi Hoag .................... Libby
Wynn Pearce ................... Jed
Claude Hall ................... Ned
Sharyl Locke .................. Jenny
Orville Sherman ............... Matt
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Hoss is as surprised as everyone else when a widow from
Kentucky announces that she's his mail-order bride.

07.23 [225] Bonanza: The Emperor Norton (1966.02.27)
Sam Jaffe ..................... Emperor Norton
Parley Baer ................... Harry Crawford
John Napier ................... Chris Milner
William Challee ............... Mark Twain
Charles Irving ................ Judge
Tom Palmer .................... Harris
Audrey Larkin ................. Woman
Self-styled emperor Joshua Norton brings his own private war to the Ponderosa.

07.24 [226] Bonanza: Her Brother's Keeper (1966.03.06)
Nancy Gates ................... Claire Amory
Wesley Lau .................... Carl
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Ralph Montgomery .............. Charlie
Norman Leavitt ................ Clerk
Ben's romance with Claire Amory is complicated by her brother, an invalid.

07.25 [227] Bonanza: The Trouble with Jamie (1966.03.20)
Michael Burns ................. Jamie
Ross Elliott .................. Mathew
Tracy Olsen ................... Elizabeth
The Ponderosa is disrupted when Ben's Eastern cousin brings his spoiled son for a visit.

07.26 [228] Bonanza: Shining in Spain (1966.03.27)
Judi Rolin .................... Wendy Dant
Woodrow Parfrey ............... Huber
Gene Lyons .................... Taylor Dant
Hal Baylor .................... Drummer
Robert B. Williams ............ Hotel Clerk
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Clint Sharp ................... Stage Driver
Joe falls for Wendy Dant, who eagerly awaits the arrival of her
highly successful - but long missing - father.

07.27 [229] Bonanza: The Genius (1966.04.03)
Lonny Chapman ................. Will Smith
Jorja Curtwright .............. Lydia Evans
Salvador Baguez ............... Jesus
Troy Melton ................... Draves
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Bruno Ve Sota ................. Bartender
Hoss tries to help poetry-spouting Will Smith overcome his craving for liquor.

07.28 [230] Bonanza: The Unwritten Commandment (1966.04.10)
Wayne Newton .................. Andy Walker
Anne Jeffreys ................. Lily
Malcolm Atterbury ............. Willard Walker
Jerry Newton .................. Mike
******** no synopsis ********

07.29 [231] Bonanza: Big Shadows on the Land (1966.04.17)
Jack Kruschen ................. Giorgio Rossi
Brioni Farrell ................ Regina Rossi
Michael Stephani .............. Lorenzo Rossi
Penny Santon .................. Maria Rossi
Hoke Howell ................... Billy
Robert Foulk .................. Seth
Robert Corso .................. Tonio
The Cartwrights tangle with immigrant winegrowers who have
decided to plant on the Ponderosa.

07.30 [232] Bonanza: The Fighters (1966.04.24)
Philip Pine ................... Ross Dugan
Michael Conrad ................ Hank Kelly
Mari Aldon .................... Ruby Keely
Cal Bolder .................... Charlie
Bruce Mars .................... Bert
Gene Tyburn ................... Smitty
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Hoss tries to help an over-the-hill boxer adjust to life outside the ring.

07.31 [233] Bonanza: Home from the Sea (1966.05.01)
Alan Bergmann ................. Gilly Maples
Ivor Barry .................... Morgan
Margaret Shinn ................ Saloon Girl
Wayne Heffley ................. Andy
A con man schemes to use his friendship with Adam to rob the Cartwrights.

07.32 [234] Bonanza: The Last Mission (1966.05.08)
R.G. Armstrong ................ Col. Keith Jarell
Tom Reese ..................... Sergeant Devlin
Brendon Boone ................. Lowell
Ken Mayer ..................... Poker
George Keymas ................. Chief Elkoro
Clay Tanner ................... Wiggins
Ben joins an old Army buddy on a peacemaking mission to the hostile Paiutes.

07.33 [235] Bonanza: A Dollar's Worth of Trouble (1966.05.15)
Sally Kellerman ............... Kathleen Walker
Mabel Albertson ............... Madame Adella
Elisha Cook, Jr. .............. John Walker
Hampton Fancher III ........... Craig Bonner
Robert Foulk .................. Seth
A palmist predicts that two people will enter - and alter - Hoss's life:
a blonde, and a gunman with murder on his mind.

################## Bonanza ###################
############## end of season 7 ###############
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