The Ponderosa is in danger of being overrun by gold hunters.
Hoss is conned into buying a violin from a gypsy fortune teller, and..
The Cartwrights' cousin, Clarissa visits. Her assertive, snobbish wa..
A woman - convinced Little Joe intentionally killed her brother - of..
A gang of juvenile delinquents, led by an intelligent runt, who call..
The foreman of a neighboring ranch frames Joe for murder as part of ..
The Cartwrights play host to Russian royals, who are the target of j..
Ben assists Georgio Rossi in his battle for water on adjoining prope..
Young Billy Wilcox wanders onto the Ponderosa, sick, hungry, and alo..
Joe becomes fascinated by detective literature and drags Hoss into t..
Hoss and Joe have their doubts as to who really robbed a way station..
Mary Wharton, an old friend of the family, comes to live on the Pond..
A wounded comanchero sides with the Cartwrights when the rest of the..
Joe visits his married friends in Arizona Territory, only to discove..
Ben discovers that his friend, Sheriff Paul Rowan, is suffering from..
In the town of Chiso, Joe encounters a former Ponderosa cowhand who..
Dolly Bantree has a crooked manager Blackie, who blackmails Dolly to..
When the woman he was planning to marry is strangled, Joe forces the..
Two Virginia City old-timers fool Hoss and Joe into raising rabbits,..
Warbling Andy Walker returns to Virginia City a big success, along w..
The Cartwrights protect a woman and her deaf-mute little son from th..
Joe plays matchmaker in this story of a rancher attempting to marry ..
When the woman he was planning to marry is strangled, Joe forces the..
While in another town, on business, Ben runs into a saloon employee ..
A young troubadour, who blames Ben for the death of his father, retu..
A young cowpoke is killed during a fight with Hoss, but the old blow..
The Cartwrights come to the rescue of four inexperienced homesteader..
Though his friend is badly in need of the reward money, Joe insists ..
Hoss is engaged to Carol Attley, a troubled woman with a past darker..
As the persecuted party awaits Ben and Hoss' return, Herber is shot ..
A Mormon with two wives is badgered by the town's people and then th..
After the Cartwrights put wrangler Dan Tolliver out to pasture, the ..
So the Cartwrights will not be killed, one of Ben's oldest friends m..
The Cartwrights' friendship with a neighboring rancher is threatened..
Hoss finds himself in another mess, this one involving a beautiful b..
Ben and Hoss unwittingly aid a vengeful army colonel who plans to wi..
A sailor, claiming to be one of Adam's closest friends, is given a w..
Feeling guilty for unintentionally ending the career of a profession..
Italian immigrants are determined to establish their own vineyard on..
Everyone feels Andy Walker is an outstanding singer but his father, ..
Conclusion to the previous-week's episode, where the Cartwrig..
The Pony Express sets up office in Virginia and Joe is one of..
Juan Ortega claims he has a land grant which gives him owners..
Wiley and Annie Kane arrive at the Ponderosa to work off thei..
Adam and Laura are finally engaged. Adam is secretly buildin..
Laura Dayton's Aunt Lil comes to visit and quickly decides it..
After a triumphant tour in Europe, a famous Negro singer enco..
Mateo Ibara and his wife Carla visit the Ponderosa. Ibara as..
Will Cartwright is home alone when Army soldiers arrive at th..
The Cartwrights are visited by their second cousin, Muley Jon..
Hoss is suffering from spring fever, goes to the wrong town a..
While talking with an Indian, Ben is given an unexpected pres..
While out hunting for a mountain lion, Joe accidently shots T..
A man who looks similar to Joe uses Joe's name and gets Joe i..
Ben's plans to marry Katherine Saunders are upset when her so..
Adam, Hoss, and Joe vie for the attention of a pretty young l..
Joe and Adam protect a saloon girl, who has killed in self-de..
Adam, Hoss and Joe mistakenly believe their father was murder..
Joe struggles to understand whether his friend was right in k..
Ben finds an old journal that he kept while in a wagon train ..
A destitute rainmaker and his family arrive in drought-strick..
Renowned English novelist Charles Dickens comes to Virginia C..
Ben regrets that he helped Tom Slayden start a freight hauling busin..
Claude Miller, the laughingstock of Virginia City, gets even with ev..
Little Joe's 19-year old girlfriend is killed by a good samaritan, a..
Hoss becomes concerned for the welfare of an insecure, belligerent f..
After their stagecoach crashes, a group of rag-tag passengers and Jo..
While hunting for a wolf, Joe is attacked by the wolf. Adam also hu..
The peaceful world of a Ponderosa hand is disturbed by the arrival o..
Classic comedy in which Hoss first meets prospector Obie and his laz..
Ben's attempt to rehabilitate an alcoholic singer he knew in better ..
Adam takes a shine to Rebecca Kaufman, the daughter of a Jewish pedd..
Hoss develops amnesia after being bushwhacked and hit over the head ..
Joe becomes romantically involved with a woman who considers herself..
For a change, it is Adam rather than Joe who becomes mixed up in one..
When Cochise falls on Joe, Ben cannot help but remember that is how ..
A vain outlaw murders a man in front of witnesses, including Joe, bu..
In this entertaining episode, laced with humor, Hoss first meets mou..
A stranger, Bob Jolly, arrives in Virginia City to accuse a drunken ..
Adam's guitar-strumming friend, ranch hand Danny Morgan, is arrested..
Frank Medford, a figure from Ben's "wild, misspent youth", shows up ..
When Hoss is responsible for causing a hung jury, Ben tells him, "a ..
Hoss decides to help out Wade Tyree and introduces him to Abigail an..
Hoss is seriously injured internally and Ben seeks help from the onl..
Hoss helps Charlie and Will (Charlotte and Willomina), two young gir..
The Ponderosa becomes a war zone when it is invaded by a detachment ..
Billy Horne is a white man who was captured by the Shoshone when he ..
Hoss volunteers to pickup an injured neighbor's mail-order bride, bu..
The Civil War once again divides the citizens of Nevada, as well as ..
With a storm brewing, Adam takes refuge at a way station, run by can..
An Indian-hating officer, Colonel Edward J. Dunwoody, comes to the P..
Hoss is jailed for robbing the bank in Dutchman Flats, a town on the..
Ben helps Matthew Raine, a famous painter who has gone blind and now..
Determined to prove he can succeed at something without the help of ..
Clay Stafford signs on to work for the Cartwrights and shortly after..
When freight company detective Jed Trask is fired after a decade of ..
Hoss takes on Of London, an arrogant, abusive bare-knuckle fighter,..
The kindness Hoss extends to shiftless Jock Henry is not exactly rep..
Hoss accidentally kills a drunk he was trying to disarm. The man's ..
Adam goes to Mexico to find out how the son of a family friend was k..
When they "rob" the bank in Virginia City to save depositors from be..
Joe becomes the target of a tough and vengeful Kentucky family, afte..
Hoss becomes friends with dull-witted Arnie Gurnie, who is a brute o..
Adam's life is saved by a woman known to the Indians as White Buffal..
Gunnar Borgstrom is the leader of a vicious band called the Commanch..
Hoss and Joe take their sweethearts to a colorful and strange carniv..
Nevada Territory is awaiting statehood, and Ben considers running fo..
When a tough U.S. Marshal from California arrests a Ponderosa hand, ..
A shiftless sheepherder, Jeb Drummond, encroaches his herd of sheep ..
The Cartwrights' ownership of the Ponderosa is thrown into question ..
The Cartwrights encounter racial bigotry in Virginia City and end up..
Virginia City is visited by actress Adah Issacs Menken, who happens ..
In a flashback, the legendary prospector arrives on the Ponderosa an..
Adam and Hoss assist a German engineer in developing the concept of ..
Adam defends the mining claim of Annie O' Toole in a court presided ..
Joe falls in love with a woman who owns a saloon. Joe ends up heartb..
Samuel Clemens arrives in Virginia City to write for the Territorial..
How do you defer responsibility for sexually assaulting someone? If ..
John Pennington and his crew want to mine the Ponderosa land by hydr..
Antelopes are being slaughtered which violates the Cartwright's agre..
The scene opens to Ben and Adam Cartwright looking at the beautiful ..