The Cartwrights join to help mystical blacksmith Sam Hill save the land his drunk, sea-dog father signed away to an old enemy, discover the circumstances behind his mother's death, and solve the mystery of why a tropical tree flourishes in spite of cold Nevada winters. Written by
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Sam Hill was an unsold pilot for a series. See more
When Sam's father is in the bath, he begins telling about what happened to him in St Petersburg and Adam corrects him about helmets with the spike on top being worn by German officer. The stories for Bonanza's early seasons as sent around 1862, there was no such country as Germany until the Unification in 1871. See more