CTVA US Western - "Bonanza" (NBC) Season 8 (1966-67)

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Season 8 (NBC) (1966-67)
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################# Bonanza ####################
############# season 8 1966-67 ###############
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NBC Sundays 9:00 pm Eastern
34 episodes

08.01 [236] Bonanza: Something Hurt, Something Wild (1966.09.11)
Lyle Bettger .................. Jed Ferguson
Lynn Loring ................... Laurie Ferguson
Erik Holland .................. Cleve Ferguson
Ron Foster .................... Stark
David Pritchard ............... Bret
Bruno Ve Sota ................. Bartender
Bruce MacFarlane .............. Clerk
In this drama, Joe is baffled when he's accused of attacking Laurie Ferguson.

8.02 [237] Bonanza: HORSE OF A DIFFERENT HUE
18-Sep-1966

Horse of a Different Hue (1)
Charles Ruggles ............... Colonel Fairchild
Skip Homeier .................. Jack Geller
Julie Parrish ................. Patty Lou Fairchild
Johnny Silver ................. Snowden
Joe Haworth ................... O'Leary
Steven Marlo .................. MacKaye
Ben arranges for a horse race unaware that the outcome has been fixed.

08.03 [238] Bonanza: A TIME TO STEP DOWN
25Sep1966 NBC Sun
Guest Cast:
Ed Begley ..................... Dan Tolliver
Audrey Totter ................. Beth Riley
Donald "Red" Barry ............ Temple
Sherwood Price ................ Sand
Renny McEvoy .................. Flint
Bruno Ve Soto ................. Bartender
Synopsis 1:
A proud old Ponderosa wrangler, who suspects he is being eased out,
turns against the Cartwrights.
Synopsis 2:
Little Joe asks Ben to give veteran wrangler a less hazardous job
- but the embittered old man turns down the offer and quits.

08.04 [239] Bonanza: The Pursued (Part 1/2) (1966.10.02)
08.05 [240] Bonanza: The Pursued (Part 2/2) (1966.10.09)
Eric Fleming .................. Heber Clawson
Dina Merrill .................. Susannah
Lois Nettleton ................ Elizabeth Anne
Vincent Beck .................. Grant Carbo
Booth Colman .................. Parson Parley
Robert Brubaker ............... Menken
Jean Inness ................... Mrs. Lang
Donald Elson .................. Lang
Clay Tanner ................... Tex
Bill Clark .................... Dave
Nelson Leigh .................. Dr. Bingham
Byron Morrow .................. Rev. Mr. Blaisdale
Dee Carroll ................... Mrs. Blaisdale
Synopsis Part 1:
The Cartwrights try to help a Mormon rancher who is being persecuted
for his beliefs.
Synopsis Part 2:
Hounded by bigots, Mormon Heber Clawson is forced to flee with his
two wives - one of whom is in desperate need of medical attention.

8.6 [241] Bonanza: TO BLOOM FOR THEE
16-Oct-1966

To Bloom for Thee (1)
Geraldine Brooks .............. Carol Attley
Don Haggerty .................. Demers
Robert B. Williams ............ Hotel Clerk
Paul Micale ................... Barber
Phil Chambers ................. Storeman
Clint Sharp ................... Stage Driver
Hoss falls for Carol Attley, a cold and indifferent woman with a shady past.

08.07 [242] Bonanza: Credit for a Kill (1966.10.23)
Don Collier ................... Sheriff Fenton
Luana Patten .................. Lorna
Dean Harens ................... Morgan Tanner
Charles Maxwell ............... Virgil
Regina Gleason ................ Martha Tanner
Ed Faulkner ................... Casey
Ted Markland .................. Boone
Troy Melton ................... Walt
Joe takes credit for killing a horse thief when the outlaw's
brothers come looking for revenge.

08.08 [243] Bonanza: Four Sisters from Boston (1966.10.30)
Vera Miles .................... Ara Lowell
Morgan Woodward ............... Catlin
Owen Bush ..................... Billings
Melinda Plowman ............... Heather
Lyn Edgington ................. Gabrielle
Madeline Mack ................. Lorraine
Quentin Sondergaard ........... Crocker
Rand Brooks ................... Cowboy
Raymond Guth .................. Toothless
Ben intervenes when a con man tries to cheat four sisters out
of their inheritance.

08.09 [244] Bonanza: Old Charlie (1966.11.06)
John Mcintire ................. Charlie
Jeanette Nolan ................ Annie
Tim Mcintire .................. Billy Barker/George Baker
Hal Baylor .................... Jack Barker
Bill Fletcher ................. Sam
Bruno Ve Soto ................. Bartender
Dick Winslow .................. Heckler
A boastful teller of tall tales falls prey to the revenge-seeking
brothers of a dead outlaw.

08.10 [245] Bonanza: BALLAD OF THE PONDEROSA
13-Nov-1966
Ballad of the Ponderosa (1)
Randy Boone ................... Colter Preston
Ann Doran ..................... Lisa Stanley
Roger Davis ................... Harold Stanley
John Archer ................... Dave Sinclair
Charles Irving ................ Judge Borman
Roger Foulk ................... Sheriff
Robert B. Williams ............ Simpson
Will J. White ................. Hank
Lane Bradford ................. Charlie
Ben is denounced by balladeer Colter Preston, who blames the
Ponderosa head for the hanging of his father.

8.11 [246] Bonanza: THE OATH
20-Nov-1966

The Oath (Part 1)
Tony Bill ..................... Charlie Two
Douglas Kennedy ............... Big Charlie
Dallas McKennon ............... Jenkins
Rusty Lane .................... Fielding
Ben Gage ...................... Sheriff Calvin
Howard Wright ................. Sam
Joe conceals his identity to dissuade a man from carrying out
a plan to kill the Cartwrights.

8.12 [247] Bonanza: A REAL NICE, FRIENDLY TOWN
27-Nov-1966

A Real Nice, Friendly Little Town. (1)
Louise Latham ................. Willie Mae Rikeman
Mark Slade .................... Judd Rikeman
Robert Doyle .................. Jeb Rikeman
Robert Foulk .................. Deputy
Burt Mustin ................... Old Man
Herb Vigran ................... Card Player
Billy M. Greene ............... Freddie
Clegg Hoyt .................... Sheriff
Vaughn Taylor ................. C.R. Lively
Bobby Byles ................... Skinny
Hoss meets up with Willie Mae Rikeman and her gun-packin'
sons when Joe is shot by a ricocheting bullet.

08.13 [248] Bonanza: The Bridegroom (1966.12.04)
Ron Hayes ..................... Jared Wilson
Joanne Linville ............... Maggie Dowling
Jeff Corey .................... Tuck Dowling
Joe courts Maggie Dowling in an attempt to make a widower
jealous enough to ask for Maggie's hand.

08.14 [249] Bonanza: Tommy (1966.12.18)
Teddy Quinn ................... Tommy
Janet DeGore .................. Allie Miller
Michael Whitney ............... Jess Miller
Frank Puglia .................. Padre
Jorge Moreno .................. Waiter
Grandon Rhodes ................ Doctor
Rodolfo Hoyos ................. Police Chief
A vicious outlaw is determined to take his wife away from
the Cartwrights.

08.15 [250] Bonanza: A Christmas Story (1966.12.25)
Wayne Newton .................. Andy Walker
Jack Oakie .................... Thadeus Cade
Mary Wickes ................... Hattie
Dabbs Greer ................... Sam
Dean Michaels ................. Mike
A singer's uncle schemes to make a profit on the orphans'
Christmas benefit.

8.16 [251] Bonanza: PONDEROSA EXPLOSION
1-Jan-1967
Ponderosa Explosion (1)
Dub Taylor .................... Barlow
Chick Chandler ................ Nate
Chubby Johnson ................ Clyde
Phil Chambers ................. Storekeeper
Complications multiply when Joe and Hoss invest in a pair
of prolific rabbits.

08.17 [252] Bonanza: Justice (1967.01.08)
Beau Bridges .................. Horace
Shirley Bonne ................. Sally
Lurene Tuttle ................. Mrs. Cutler
Roy Roberts ................... Bristol
Antony Costello ............... Cliff
A bereaved Joe seeks revenge when his fiancée is killed
by a shy bank clerk.

08.18 [253] Bonanza: A Bride for Buford (1967.01.15)
Lola Albright ................. Dolly
Jack Elam ..................... Buford Buckalew
Richard Devon ................. Blackie
Paul Brinegar ................. Rev
Robert B. Williams ............ Searcy
Hoss sets out to see if a saloon girl's sudden interest in
a miner is for love - or his newfound wealth.

08.19 [254] Bonanza: Black Friday (1967.01.22)
John Saxon .................... Friday
Ford Rainey ................... Judge Wyllit
Robert Phillips ............... Jakes
James Davidson ................ Cole Berry
Robert McQueeney .............. Enos Low
Robert Christopher ............ Clerk
Willard Sage .................. Sheriff
Nelson Leigh .................. Dr. Geis
Ken Drake ..................... Charlie
Joe tries to protect a desperately ill gunfighter from a
hostile town - and a killer.

08.20 [255] Bonanza: THE UNSEEN WOUND
29-Jan-1967
The Unseen Wound (1)
Leslie Nielsen ................ Sheriff Rowen
Nancy Malone .................. Catherine Rowen
Douglas Henderson ............. Dr. Evens
Bill Fletcher ................. Tollar
Jack Lambert .................. Landers
Cal Bartlett .................. Garrett
Frankie Kabott ................ Timmy
Percy Helton .................. Bleeker
Ben tries to prevent tragedy when years of violence drive
Sheriff Rowan past the breaking point.

08.21 [256] Bonanza: JOURNEY TO TERROR
05-Feb-1967
Written by Joel Murcott and Thomas Thompson [SC]
Directed by Lewis Allen [SC]
Guest Cast:
John Ericson .................. Wade
Jason Evers ................... Tom
Elizabeth Rogers .............. Ellie Sue
Lory Patrick .................. Rita
Kevin Hagen ................... King
Lindsay Workman ............... Doc Jensen
Richard Hale .................. Neal
Kerry MeLgin .................. Benjie
Joe must fight for his life at the Blackwell farm, where he and the
Blackwells have been imprisoned by outlaws.

8.22 [257] Bonanza: AMIGO
12-Feb-1967
Amigo (1)
Henry Darrow .................. Amigo
Gregory Walcott ............... Cap Fenner
Anna Navarro .................. Consuela
Warren Kemmerling ............. Hartley
Tim Herbert ................... Mosquito
Grandon Rhodes ................ Dr. Martin
Robert J. Stevenson ........... Benton
Troy Melton ................... Carson
Ben helps a Mexican trapped between a lynch mob and a band of terrorists

08.23 [258] Bonanza: A Woman in the House (1967.02.19)
Diane Baker ................... Mary Farnum Wharton
Paul Richards ................. Russ Wharton
Dennis Cross .................. Monk
Raymond Guth .................. Goliath
Robert Brubaker ............... Lassiter
Ben faces a problem when the girl he sheltered from her drunken
husband mistakes gratitude for love.

08.24 [259] Bonanza: Judgment at Red Creek (1967.02.26)
John Ireland .................. Rimbau
Harry Carey, Jr. .............. Mapes
Bartlett Robinson ............. Willow
John Rayner ................... Morgan
Martin West ................... Hill
James Sikking ................. Rimbau
Joe begins to suspect that the leader of a posse has no
intention of bringing two murder suspects in alive.

8.25 [260] Bonanza: JOE CARTWRIGHT, DETECTIVE
5-Mar-1967
Joe Cartwright - Detective (1)
Mort Mills .................... Perkins
Ken Lynch ..................... Simms
Ed Prentiss ................... Barnes
Herb Vigran ................... Charlie
Robert B. Williams ............ Clerk
Joe, fascinated by Scotland Yard techniques, schemes to stop
an impending bank robbery.

08.26 [261] Bonanza: Dark Enough to See the Stars (1967.03.12)
Richard Evans ................. Billy
Linda Foster .................. Jennifer
Richard Eastham ............... Tom Yardley
Willard Sage .................. Denton
Grandon Rhodes ................ Dr. Martin
Rita Lynn ..................... Angel
Steven Marlo .................. Barclay
Baynes Barton ................. Marshal
A ranch hand is torn between his love for Jennifer Yardley and
his fear of her father.

08.27 [262] Bonanza: The Deed and the Dilemma (1967.03.26)
Jack Kruschen ................. Giorgio Rossi
Brioni Farrell ................ Regina Rossi
Michael Stephani .............. Lorenzo Rossi
Penny Santon .................. Maria Rossi
Donald Woods .................. Gurney
Robert F. Lyons ............... Sandy
Chris Alcaide ................. Blake
Ben's efforts to help an immigrant family are hampered by a bigot.

08.28 [263] Bonanza: The Prince (1967.04.02)
Lloyd Bochner ................. Peters
Claire Griswold ............... Countess Elena
Warren Stevens ................ Count Alexis
Adam Williams ................. Hardesty
Noah Keen ..................... Dixon
Jerry Summers ................. Rivers
Clyde Howdy ................... Sgt. Bell
Gil Perkins ................... Porter
Bill Hickman .................. Ketch
The Cartwrights prepare to welcome a count and countess, unaware
a mysterious outlaw plans his own reception.

08.29 [264] Bonanza: A Man Without Land (1967.04.09)
Jeremy Slate .................. Ed Phillips
Royal Dano .................... Matt Jeflets
Joan Marshall ................. Millie Perkins
James Gammon .................. Harry Jeffers
Dorothy Neumann
An unscrupulous foreman murders his employer's son - and frames
Joe for the crime.

08.30 [265] Bonanza: NAPOLEON'S CHILDREN
16-Apr-1967
Napoleon's Children (1)
Michael Burns ................. Donny
Robert Biheller ............... Napoleon
Phyllis Hill .................. Grace
Woodrow Parfrey ............... Professor
Eugene Martin ................. J.W.
Kevin O'Neal .................. Reb
Ken Del Conte ................. Sampson
A gunslinger who fancies himself to be Napoleon leads an
army of toughs into Virginia City.

8.31 [266] Bonanza: THE WORMWOOD CUP
23-Apr-1967
The Wormwood Cup (1)
Frank Overton ................. Amos Crenshaw
Judi Meredith ................. Linda Roberts
Will J. White ................. Flores
Myron Healey .................. Sam
Robert B. Williams ............ Clerk
Quentin Sondergaard ........... Luke
Walter Kray ................... Caleb
Two people come to to take revenge on Joe.

08.32 [267] Bonanza: Clarissa (1967.04.30)
Nina Foch ..................... Clarissa
Roy Roberts ................... Bristol
Robert Foulk .................. Peterson
Ken Mayer ..................... Baker
Louise Lorimer ................ Mrs. Peterson
Norman Leavitt ................ Telegrapher
The Cartwrights invite trouble when they welcome cousin
Clarissa, a snobbish Easterner.

8.33 [268] Bonanza: MAESTRO HOSS
7-May-1967

Maestro Hoss (1)
Zsa Zsa Gabor ................. Mme. Motova
Kathleen Freeman .............. Miss Hibbs
Del Moore ..................... Hank
Doodles Weaver ................ Barney
Zsa Zsa Gabor stars as a phony fortuneteller who sets off
earaches when she convinces Hoss that he is a violin virtuoso.

08.34 [269] Bonanza: The Greedy Ones (1967.05.14)
Robert Middleton .............. Shasta
George Chandler ............... Gus
William Bakewell .............. Henshaw
Lane Bradford
Phil Chambers
Grandon Rhodes
Greedy gold seekers threaten to ravage the Ponderosa when
a prospector hints that he found his rich ore sampling on
Cartwright land.

################## Bonanza ###################
############## end of season 8 ###############
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