Bonanza: Season 1, Episode 9

Mr. Henry Comstock (7 Nov. 1959)

TV Episode  -   -  Western
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When threatened by a man fraudulently sold a part of the Ponderosa by a Henry T.P. Comstock, the Cartwrights remember when they first met the silver-tongued claim-jumper and his scheme that laid the foundation of Virginia City.

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Henry T.P. Comstock
Richard H. Cutting ...
Ol' Virginny (as Richard Cutting)
Jack Mather ...
Heck Turner
Bruce Gordon ...
Victor Sen Yung ...
Terence de Marney ...
Pat O'Reilly (as Terrence deMarney)
John Dierkes ...
Pat McLaughlin
Charles Wagenheim ...
Pike
Joanne Sages ...
Princess Saratucci (as Joanna Sages)
Abel Fernandez ...
Lean Knife
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When threatened by a man fraudulently sold a part of the Ponderosa by a Henry T.P. Comstock, the Cartwrights remember when they first met the silver-tongued claim-jumper and his scheme that laid the foundation of Virginia City.

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Adam Cartwright: How would you like to be able to
[travel to Salt Lake City]
Adam Cartwright: in under three days?
Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright: Oh, come on now! From here to Salt Lake City in three days? How are you gonna do that? I think he's gonna fly up in the air, Hoss.
Adam Cartwright: Maybe two days.
Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright: Oh-ho! Well, maybe one day!
[laughs]
Ben Cartwright: You talking about a railroad, son?
Adam Cartwright: I am, Pa.
Adam Cartwright: Dreams are mighty good things to have, son.
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5 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sorry, but I didn't really care for this episode. I did like the part where Little Joe takes an Indian as a date and gets into some trouble. I also liked the part where they were talking about the forest and trees. The whole story about Mr. Comstock though...actually, I was a bit lost and confused as to what was really going on.

This is a flashback episode where they are remembering back. I'm assuming Joe is younger than his 18 years and was still young enough to be taken to the woodshed since his father declared he'd be punished if he needed punishing.

This episode is a light (one was needed after that last one), and usually I like those but this one just didn't do anything for me!


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