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Bonanza

The Lonely Runner (Season 7, Episode 5)
TV Episode | 60 min | Western

A judge awards itinerant horse breeder Jim Acton's beloved mare to rancher Sam Whipple. Jim tries to buy her back, but Whipple refuses his offer, after which a fight ensues and Jim kills Whipple in self-defense. The Cartwrights want to ...See moreA judge awards itinerant horse breeder Jim Acton's beloved mare to rancher Sam Whipple. Jim tries to buy her back, but Whipple refuses his offer, after which a fight ensues and Jim kills Whipple in self-defense. The Cartwrights want to bring Jim in to make sure he receives a fair trial, but an ambitious and overzealous deputy doesn't care how he brings him in. Written by rbecker28 See less
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Updated Oct 10, 1965

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Oct 10, 1965 (United States)

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Lorne Greene
Ben Cartwright Ben 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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Gilbert Roland
Jim Acton Jim Acton   See fewer
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Ray Teal
Sheriff Roy Coffee Sheriff Roy Coffee   See fewer
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Ken Lynch
Sam Whipple Sam Whipple   See fewer
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Highland Dale
Black Mare (uncredited) Black Mare (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 42 votes