Bonanza (1959–1973)
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The Boss 

Ben confronts a former friend who has become a local strongman after monopolizing the freight business.

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Ben Cartwright
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Adam Cartwright
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Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright
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Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright
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Judee Morton ...
Karen Slayden
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Sheriff Ed
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Hal Oliver (as Phil Ober)
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Gus Hannah
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Sam Durra
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Tom
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"Boss" Tom Slayden has monopolized the freight business and has been intimidating anyone who opposes him. One of Slayden's men shoots Little Joe in the shoulder when he finds Joe hauling a wagon-load of supplies. Ben signs a warrant for Slayden's arrest. When Slayden is arrested, and he shuts down the freight business. Viriginia City's businesses quickly close, and a jury acquits Slayden to save the town's businesses. The Cartwrights, some of the townsfolk, and even Slayden's daughter, Karen, oppose the "Boss." Written by Charles Delacroix

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19 May 1963 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Tom Slayden: I've got customers, Karen, I can't afford friends.
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