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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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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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Near the end of the movie Augustus Brandenburg is shooting at the Cartwrights from the back car of his train. The gun he is using is a Browning M1911 .45ACP Designed in 1911 by John Browning. However the date for the events in the movie is clearly given as 1905 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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