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Bonanza

The Hostage (Season 6, Episode 2)
TV Episode | 60 min | Western

Ben is taken hostage by a gang of four outlaws, who are hoping for a $100,000 ransom from the Cartwrights for his safe return. As his sons formulate a plan to rescue their father, Ben devises one of his own after he senses dissension ...See moreBen is taken hostage by a gang of four outlaws, who are hoping for a $100,000 ransom from the Cartwrights for his safe return. As his sons formulate a plan to rescue their father, Ben devises one of his own after he senses dissension amongst his captors. Written by Brian Rathjen See less
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Haskell B. Boggs (as Haskell Boggs)
Status
Edit Released
Updated Sep 27, 1964

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Sep 27, 1964 (United States)

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11 cast members
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Lorne Greene
Ben Cartwright Ben Cartwright   See fewer
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Pernell Roberts
Adam Cartwright Adam Cartwright   See fewer
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Dan Blocker
Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright   See fewer
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Michael Landon
Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright   See fewer
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Harold J. Stone
Chad Cord Chad Cord   See fewer
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Jacqueline Scott
Willa Cord Willa Cord   See fewer
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Bill Clark
Deputy Sheriff Jim Deputy Sheriff Jim   See fewer
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Bob Miles
Posseman (uncredited) Posseman (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.6 / 10 | 47 votes