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One of the longest running and most popular of all television westerns, Bonanza was both an action/adventure classic and family drama. For fourteen seasons, audiences enthusiastically tuned in to see the High-Sierra adventures of the Cartwright clan. Nestled amongst the pines above the shores of Lake Tahoe is the Ponderosa ranch, the thousand-acre home of Ben Cartwrignt and his sons, Adam, Hoss and Joe (aka "Little Joe.") Plots featuring revolving cast of interesting guest players helped to set Bonanza apart from the usual gun-slinging formula Westerns of the day.
They just don't make good, wholes shows like this anymore. Okay, maybe some don't seem them that way since people get killed, but this was a time when black was black and white... Read morePublished 18 months ago by M. Palmer
I grew up with Bonanza on Sunday nights on NBC. Watching it again especially the early seasons are the ones I don't remember because I was to young. Now, I can't get enough of it. Read morePublished on November 9, 2012 by William