You almost expect to hear "Whistle While You Work." The Cartwrights help Tom Edwards to build a mill. Episode #36: The Mill. First air date: 10/1/1960.
Nothing like seeing a grown man in a bath. Little Joe doesn't want to go with Hoss so he takes Hoss's clothes and hangs him out to dry. Episode #48: The Courtship. First air date: 1/7/1961.
The Bonanza theme song was composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. Lorne Green, Dan Blocker and Michael Landon recorded a lyric version of the song for the pilot, but it never aired.
Sibling rivalry is one thing but this is a knock-down, drag-out! Little Joe and Adam fight over responsibilities on the Ponderosa. Episode #1: A Rose For Lotta. First air date: 9/12/1959.
Little Joe's brothers ensure that he gets a fair fight against a Frenchman who's frothing at the mouth to kill him. Episode #6: The Julia Bulette Story. First air date: 10/17/1959.'
This isn't the first bar brawl for the Cartwright boys, and it certainly won't be the last.
The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community.
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