When a cold blooded, murdering sheep herder and his men try to cross the Ponderosa with their large herd of sheep, Ben Cartwright orders them off his property. The owner of the sheep then plots to kidnap one of the Cartwrights and force Ben to sign over 50,000 acres of his land to him. Written by
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The Ponderosa consists of 640,000 acres. The pilot episode establishes that the Ponderosa Ranch is 1000 square miles. (1000 sq mi=640,000 acres) See more
Maybe I should have let them wranglers string you up for stealin' them three pintos.
Three pintos? Jeb, how in the world did you ever know they were looking for three of them?