Bonanza

Season 1 Episode 1

A Rose for Lotta

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Aired Saturday 7:30 PM Sep 12, 1959 on NBC
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In the series opener, Ben refuses to sell the Ponderosa's timber to Alpheus Troy and his business cartel that wanting it for mine building. They enlist the aid of actress Lotta Crabtree to lure in a Cartwright son so they can kidnap him and force Ben to sell. Joe is captured when he goes to call on the attractive Lotta, but Troy doesn't realize how formidable the Cartwright family can be.moreless

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Dan Blocker

Dan Blocker

Eric "Hoss" Cartwright

Lorne Greene

Lorne Greene

Ben Cartwright

Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts

Adam Cartwright

Michael Landon

Michael Landon

Joseph "Little Joe" Francis Cartwright

George Macready

George Macready

Alpheus Troy

Guest Star

Barry Kelley

Barry Kelley

Aaron Cooper

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Willis Bouchey

Willis Bouchey

George Garvey

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Victor Sen Yung

Victor Sen Yung

Hop Sing

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