CTVA US Western - "Bonanza" (NBC) Season 9 (1967-68)

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Season 9 (NBC) (1967-68)
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################# Bonanza ####################
############# season 9 1967-68 ###############
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NBC Sundays 9:00 pm Eastern
34 episodes

09.01 [270] Bonanza: Second Chance (1967.09.17)
James Gregory ................. Mulvaney
Joe De Santis ................. Dawson
Bettye Ackerman ............... Estelle
Douglas Kennedy
Olan Soule
Jane Zachary
Ben joins an Army patrol in an attempt to rescue Hoss and a
badly wounded Joe from Indians.

9.2 [271] Bonanza: SENSE OF DUTY
24-Sep-1967

Sense of Duty (Part 1)
Gene Rutherford ............... Sergeant Ankers
Michael Forest ................ Wabuska
Ron Foster .................... Steve
Richard Hale .................. Chief Winetka
Ben Gage ...................... Deputy
John Matthews ................. Col. Brill
Kip Whitman ................... Tim Kelly
Ben takes command of a militia unit escorting a militant Indian
brave to prison.
(First Appearance of David Canary as Candy)

09.03 [272] Bonanza: The Conquistadors (1967.10.01)
John Saxon .................... Bias
Eddie Ryder ................... Perkins
John Kellogg .................. Anderson
Mike De Anda .................. Quail
Carlos Rivas .................. Miguel
Rodolfo Hoyos ................. Emiliano
King Moody .................... Charlie
Clyde Howdy ................... Boke
Jim Boles ..................... Aldrich
Joe's life is threatened by kidnappers, and a band of thieves out
to hijack the $25,000 paid for his return.

9.4 [273] Bonanza: JUDGMENT AT OLYMPUS
8-Oct-1967
Judgement at Olympus 1.
Barry Sullivan ................ Fuller
Arch Johnson .................. Wheelock
Brooke Bundy .................. Mary Elizabeth
Vaughn Taylor ................. Eggors
Robert Brubaker ............... Sheriff Henning
James Griffith ................ Deputy Gibbs
Dabbs Greer ................... Dawes
Rusty Lane .................... Judge
Olan Soule .................... Telegrapher
Joe and Hoss try to unravel a frame-up as Candy stands trial
for murder in a distant town.

9.5 [274] Bonanza: NIGHT OF RECKONING
15-Oct-1967

Night of Reckoning (Part 1)
Richard Jaeckel ............... Dibbs
Ron Hayes ..................... Buckler
Joan Freeman .................. Kelly
Teno Pollick .................. Carew
William Jordan ................ Rusher
Grandon Rhodes ................ Dr. Martin
James Wainwright .............. Webster
Eve McVeagh ................... Harriet
The Ponderosa men are threatened by outlaws who will stop at nothing
to retrieve holdup money grabbed by a double-crosser.

09.06 [275] Bonanza: False Witness (1967.10.22)
Davey Davison ................. Valerie Townsend
Michael Blodgett .............. Billy Slader
Robert McQueeney .............. Sheriff Dunkel
Bill Fletcher ................. Doug
Frederick Downs ............... Haskell
Jerry Douglas ................. Jeremiah
Len Hendry .................... Jensen
Russ Conway ................... Judge Wheeler
Frank Gerstle ................. Strand
Bill Henry .................... Farrell
Witnesses Joe, Hoss, Candy and a woman are stalked by the
accused killer's brothers.

09.07 [276] Bonanza: The Gentle Ones (1967.10.29)
Robert Walker, Jr. ............ Mark
Lano Wood ..................... Dana
Pat Conway .................... Frank Cole
Stuart Anderson ............... Trask
Douglas Henderson ............. Major Dawson
A horse-trading incident sparks a drama involving a cowboy
who loves animals, a brutish rancher and an embittered widow.

09.08 [277] Bonanza: Desperate Passage (1967.11.05)
Tina Louise ................... Mary Burns
Steve Forrest ................. Josh Tanner
Jane Forrest
The Cartwrights fight Paiutes with the survivors of an Indian
raid: a suspected murderer, and a woman who knows he's innocent.

09.09 [278] Bonanza: The Sure Thing (1967.11.12)
Kim Darby ..................... Trudy Loughlin
Tom Tully ..................... Burt Loughlin
William Bryant ................ Harper
King Moody .................... Carter
Duane Grey .................... Townsman
Matt Emery .................... Official
Trudy Loughlin's dream of riding her stallion in a big-stakes
race is upset when her father falls in with a gambler.

09.10 [279] Bonanza: Showdown at Tahoe (1967.11.19)
Richard Anderson .............. Jamison Fillmore
Sheila Larken ................. Julie
Karl Swenson .................. Captain Larson
Kevin Hagen ................... Guy
Christopher Dark .............. Testy
Troy Melton ................... Houston
Bill Clark .................... Tucker
Candy sets a trap for a man who plans to rob Ben's timber operation.

09.11 [280] Bonanza: SIX BLACK HORSES
26Nov67
LG, ML, DB, + David Canary
cast:
Burgess Meredith .............. Ownie Duncan
David Lewis ................... Gibfin
Judy Parker ................... Julie Duncan
Richard X. Slattery ........... McCoy
Don Haggerty .................. O'Neill
Hal Baylor .................... Tierney
Grandon Rhodes ................ Dr. Martin
Liam Dann ..................... Father O'Brien
Synopsis 1:
Burgess Meredith stars as an impish Irishman who uses graft and
a leprechaun's luck to confound greedy businessmen.
Synopsis 2:
Ownie Duncan tries to use his old friend Ben Cartwight to invest
money obrained by political graft.

9.12 [281] Bonanza: CHECK RAIN
3-Dec-1967
Check Rein (1)
Patricia Hyland ............... Kathy
Ford Rainey ................... Bingham
James MacArthur ............... Jace Fredericks
Charles Maxwell ............... Rio
Robert Karnes ................. Sheriff Buhler
William Fawcett ............... Asa
Tom Fadden .................... Cowboy
A quirk of fate involves the Cartwrights in a man's fight to
save himself and his inheritance from a greedy uncle.

09.13 [282] Bonanza: Justice Deferred (1967.12.17)
Simon Oakland ................. Mel Barnes/Frank Scott
Nita Talbot ................... Gladys
Carl Reindel .................. Andy
Shannon Farnon ................ Eleanor
John Hubbard .................. Lads
Claudia Bryar ................. Mrs. Scott
Harlan Warde .................. Monroe
Tol Avery ..................... Judge
Byron Morrow .................. Boldest
Hoss struggles to bring a killer to justice after he discovers
that his testimony helped hang an innocent man.

9.14 [283] Bonanza: THE GOLD DETECTOR
24-Dec-1967
Star Crossed (1)
Wally Cox ..................... McNulty
Paul Fix ...................... Barney
Dub Taylor .................... Simon
Kelly Thordsen ................ Vern Higgins
Caroline Richter .............. Casey
Chubby Johnson ................ Cash
Mike de Anda .................. Corrales
Hoss buys a gold detector sight unseen, and then has an awful
time proving its worth and protecting it from schemers.

09.15 [284] Bonanza: The Trackers (1968.01.07)
Warren Stevens ................ Sam Bragan
Bruce Dern .................... Cully Maco
Warren Vanders ................ Buzz
Ted Gehring
Robert P. Lieb
James Sikking
Christopher Shea
Arthur Peterson
Ben, Candy, and Hoss try to protect a suspect from posse
members bent on preventing a fair trial.

9.16 [285] Bonanza: A GIRL NAMED GEORGE
14-Jan-1968

A Girl Named George. (1)
Sheilah Wells ................. George
Jack Albertson ................ Enos Blessing
Gerald Mohr ................... Cato Troxell
Fred Clark .................... Judge Neely
Andy Devine ................... Roscoe
Patsy Kelly ................... Mrs. Neely
Steve Raines .................. Deputy
Harry Harvey, Sr. ............. Coroner
A retouched photograph involves the Cartwrights in a mystery.

09.17 [286] Bonanza: THE THIRTEENTH MAN
21-Jan-1968
The 13th Man. (1)
Albert Salmi .................. Marcus Alley
Richard Carlson ............... Arch Hollenbeck
Kenneth Tobey ................. Heath
Anna Navarro .................. Prudence
Myron Healey .................. Johannsen
Bill Quinn .................... Allison
John Zaremba .................. Charles
Jon Lormer .................... Lamar
John Lodge .................... Terry
Michael Kriss ................. Welles
The Cartwrights clash with a range detective who vents his hatred
by shooting suspects on sight.

09.18 [287] Bonanza: The Burning Sky (1968.01.28)
Dawn Wells .................... Moon Holt
Michael Murphy ................ Web Holt
Bobby Riha .................... Bridger
Victor French ................. Aaron
Iron Eyes Cody
Robert Foulk
Bill Clark
Ben tries to ease the tension created by the arrival of a ranch hand
and his Indian bride.

09.19 [288] Bonanza: The Price of Salt (1968.02.04)
Kim Hunter .................... Ada Halle
James Best .................... Sheriff Shaler
John Doucette ................. Cash Talbot
Myron Healy ................... Williams
Robert Patten ................. Pardee
David Pritchard ............... Ned
Ken Drake ..................... Jackson
John Jay Douglas .............. Conrad
Greedy Ada Halle, who has a monopoly on the salt needed by cattlemen,
turns the town into a powder keg when she raises her price.

9.20 [289] Bonanza: BLOOD TIE
18-Feb-1968

Blood Tie (1)

Robert Drivas ................. Tracy Blaine
Conlan Carter ................. Clay
Leo Gordon .................... Fargo
Peter Leeds
The Cartwrights are tricked into hiring Tracy Blaine, one of
three men plotting to rob Ben.

9.21 [290] Bonanza: THE CRIME OF JOHNNY MULE
25-Feb-1968
The Crime of Johnny Mule (1)
Noah Beery, Jr. ............... Johnny Mule
Coleen Gray ................... Marcy
Lee Patterson ................. Virgil Lowden
Jack Ging ..................... Cleve Lowden
John Archer ................... Prosecutor
John Lodge .................... Deputy
Bruno Ve Sota ................. Bartender
Responsibility weighs heavily on juror Hoss when the man he refused
to convict on a murder charge breaks jail.

09.22 [291] Bonanza: The Late Ben Cartwright (1968.03.03)
Sidney Blackmer ............... Sam Endicott
Bert Freed .................... Broome
William Campbell .............. White
Simon Scott ................... Farraday
George Gaynes ................. Purdy
Tyler McVey
Ben's battle to keep a tycoon's lackey out of the governor's
chair is almost ended by an assassin.

9.23 [292] Bonanza: STAR CROSSED
10-Mar-1968
Star Crossed (1)
Tisha Sterling ................ Laura Jean Pollard
William Windom ................ Marshal Passmore
Jean Willes ................... Mrs. O'Brien
Bruno VeSota .................. Bartender
Martha Manor .................. Saloon Girl
A blackmailing former lawman casts a shadow over Candy's love for Laura Jean Pollard.

9.24 [293] Bonanza: TROUBLE TOWN
17-Mar-1968
Trouble Town (1)
Robert J. Wilke ............... Sheriff Booker
Elizabeth MacRae .............. Lila Holden
Steve Brodie .................. Deputy Horn
Joseph Turkel ................. Lupe
James Daris ................... Shorty
Tol Avery ..................... Almont
William Bakewell .............. Slatter
Doodles Weaver ................ Stable Man
A.G. Vitanza .................. Bartender
In River Bend, the Cartwrights run into a wall of fear when they
try to determine why Candy is being held without bail on a minor charge.

9.25 [294] Bonanza: COMMITMENT AT ANGELUS
7-Apr-1968

Commitment at Angelus (Part 1)
Peter Whitney ................. Hudson
Marj Dusay .................... Stephanie
Ken Lynch ..................... Garrett
Ivan Triesault ................ Thad
Greg Mullavey ................. Kabe
Hal Lynch ..................... Steve
Alan Reynolds ................. Polk
Joe becomes embroiled in a miners' strike when a friend's death
leaves the strikers without a leader.

09.26 [295] Bonanza: A Dream to Dream (1968.04.14)
Steve Ihnat ................... Josh Carter
Julie Harris .................. Sarah Carter
Johnnie Whitaker .............. Timmy Carter
Michele Tobin ................. Sally Carter
William Tannen ................ Bartender
Josh Carter's guilt feelings about his son's death drive him to drink,
and away from his wife and other children - who respond to Hoss's attentions.

09.27 [296] Bonanza: In Defense of Honor (1968.04.28)
Lou Antonio ................... Davey
Arnold Moss ................... Chief Lone Spear
Ned Romero .................... White Wolf
Cherie Latimer ................ Bright Moon
Lane Bradford ................. Jud
Troy Melton ................... Skinner
John Lodge .................... Deputy
Arthur Peterson ............... Judge
Negotiations with the Indians are threatened when an outcast decides
to rejoin the tribe he rejected for years.

9.28 [297] Bonanza: TO DIE IN DARKNESS
5-May-1968
To Die in Darkness (1)
Written and directed by Michael Landon.
James Whitmore ................ Ben Postley
Noah Keen ..................... Warden
Vengeful John Postley imprisons Ben and Candy in a mine shaft, where
he keeps them alive on bits of food and false hopes.

09.29 [298] Bonanza: The Bottle Fighter (1968.05.12)
Albert Dekker ................. Barney Sturgess
Douglas Kennedy ............... the Sheriff
Harlan Warde .................. Ogleby
Alan Baxter ................... Becker
Robert Sorrells ............... Furguson
Charles Irving ................ Judge
Jon Lormer .................... Winter
Hoss is charged with first degree murder in the death of a cattle buyer,
but the evidence against him is so great that the only lawyer who will
take the case is an alcoholic.

9.30 [299] Bonanza: THE ARRIVAL OF EDDIE
19-May-1968
The Arrival of Eddie (1)
Michael Vincent ............... Eddie Makay
Jim Davis ..................... Sam Butler
Lincoln Demyan ................ Amos
Francis DeSales ............... Major
Young Eddie Makay hires on to settle a score with Hoss,
who killed Eddie's father.

09.31 [300] Bonanza: The Stronghold (1968.05.26)
Michael Whitney ............... Josh Farrell
Paul Mantee ................... Mike Farrell
Lynda Day ..................... Lisa
James Davidson ................ Due O'Brien
William Bryant ................ Jackson
Hal Baylor .................... Kelty
Martin Blaine ................. Moore
Robert Brubaker ............... Sheriff
Ref Sanchez ................... Pedro
Fleeing from Joe and Candy, the swindling Farrell brothers find that
their biggest threat is hatred for each other.

9.32 [301] Bonanza: PRIDE OF A MAN
2-Jun-1968

Pride of a Man (Part 1)

Morgan Woodward ............... Will McNab
Kevin Coughlin ................ Willie McNab
Anne Helm ..................... Abigail Pettigrew
Steve Cory .................... Billy
Barbara Hunter ................ Mary
Billy Corcoran ................ Tommy
Heidi Musselman ............... Kathy
Temporary teacher Joe Cartwright tangles with two incorrigible boys
and their father, who sees no point in educating his sons.

9.33 [302] Bonanza: A SEVERE CASE OF MATRIMONY
7-Jul-1968
A Severe Case of Matrimony (1)
J. Carrol Naish ............... Anselmo
Susan Strasberg ............... Rosalita
Andre Philippe ................ Poco
Lili Valenty .................. Dolores
The Cartwrights ride out a hectic interlude with a band of wheeling -dealing Gypsies.

09.34 [303] Bonanza: Stage Door Johnnies (1968.07.28)
Kathleen Crowley .............. Miss Denise
Walter Brooke ................. Fillmore
Mike Mazurki .................. Big Man
Shug Fisher ................... Driver
Bruno Ve Sota ................. Bartender
Ted Ryan ...................... Waiter
King Moody .................... Man
Rivalry for the attentions of a pretty singer embroils the Cartwrights in damage suits.

################## Bonanza ###################
############# end of season 9 ###############
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