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Bonanza: The Return (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Western  -  28 November 1993 (USA)
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A man with a grudge against the late Little Joe seeks revenge on the Cartwrights and attempts to take over the Ponderosa.

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Buckshot
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Walter Fenster
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Abigail 'Laredo' Stimmons
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Judge Jefferson MacKenzie
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Otis
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A man with a grudge against the late Little Joe seeks revenge on the Cartwrights and attempts to take over the Ponderosa.

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Goofs

Colt produced a Browning designed Model 1905 pistol in 45 ACP, the 1911 did come after that. Per the Standard Catalog of Firearms 2010. See more »

Quotes

Benjamin 'Benj' Cartwright: It's a new country... a new world. Everything's changing.
Bronc Evans: Change, just for the sake of it, ain't always good.
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Follows Bonanza (1959) See more »

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I thought the movie was very good, and actually bugged NBC about airing it again for a long time. I had it on 2 tapes, but can't find either of them now; maybe I watched them so much that the tapes became unwatchable. The story was a little odd; I think the Ponderosa was bought by someone who wanted it for the timberlands, so this old foreman and Little Joe's son (Michael Landon Jr.) found some documents left by old Ben that would invalidate the sale. I especially liked the guy who played Adam's son, A.J., and was shocked that Dirk Blocker didn't play Hoss' son. He played a reporter who was sent out to do a story on the Ponderosa.


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