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Bonanza

The Emperor Norton (Season 7, Episode 23)
TV Episode | 60 min | Western

Ben's old friend Joshua Norton is a brilliant inventor who has ideas for a new type of bridge. He is also an eccentric who fancies himself as, and dresses as, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. When Norton encourages ...See moreBen's old friend Joshua Norton is a brilliant inventor who has ideas for a new type of bridge. He is also an eccentric who fancies himself as, and dresses as, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico. When Norton encourages Chinese mine workers to stand up for their rights and higher wages, the mine owner petitions to have him committed, and Ben tries to defend him. Written by rbecker28 See less
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Writers
Robert Sabaroff (teleplay) (story) | Gerry Prince Young (story)
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Status
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Updated Feb 27, 1966

Release date
Feb 27, 1966 (United States)

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Lorne Greene
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Dan Blocker
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Sam Jaffe
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Parley Baer
Harry Crawford Harry Crawford   See fewer
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John Napier
Chris Milner Chris Milner   See fewer
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Ray Teal
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Tom Palmer
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William Challee
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John Breen
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7.2 / 10 | 46 votes