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Bonanza: The Return (1993)

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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By the time this follow-up was made, three of the original stars, Lorne Green, Michael Landon and Dan Blocker were dead and surviving 'Cartwright' son ,Pernell Roberts, was not involved. However Michael Landons son (Michael Landon jnr.) stars as little Joe Cartwright's son and Dan Blocker's son Dirk, also appears, though not as a Cartwright. See more »

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At the end of the movie when they are all sitting on horseback with Lake Tahoe in the background, the glare off a moving car windshield in the background can be seen across the lake. See more »

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Benjamin 'Benj' Cartwright: Maybe we should try a new approach.
Bronc Evans: I only know one way - and that's head on!
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Follows Bonanza (1959) See more »

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Bonanza: The Return
13 February 2016 | by (Parts Unnknown) – See all my reviews

Since I'm such a fan of Bonanza the TV show I flipped when I saw that there was a movie based on the series.I couldn't wait to watch it.After watching it I was extremely disappointed.How could you have Dirk Blocker play only a reporter & NOT the son of Hoss Cartwright??? What is up with that?! I also didn't like Alistair MacDougall as Adam Cartwright Jr.I don't really know what it was but he just didn't fit for me.Maybe it was the Australian accent? I found the movie to be way too corny & at times boring.When I 1st started watching I was expecting to LOVE this movie but as it went on, I was just wanting to turn it off.I think the only reason I watched it till the end was because I was such a fan of the show.If you're a fan of the show than you might be disappointed by this movie as well


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