Bonanza

Season 3 Episode 28

The Crucible

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Aired Saturday 7:30 PM Apr 08, 1962 on NBC
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Adam retreats to the wilderness for some peace following an exhausting cattle drive. There's no relaxing as he's robbed, stripped of his clothes, and left to die by a couple of outlaws. Attempting to make the dangerous trip to Signal Rock on foot, he meets a crazy prospector, Peter Kane. In exchange for helping him work his claim, Kane promises Adam his mule. Kane does not fulfill his promise.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

Lee Marvin

Lee Marvin

Peter Kane

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Howard Ledig

Howard Ledig

Frank Preston

Guest Star

Barry Cahill

Barry Cahill

Jim Gann

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Betty Endicott

Betty Endicott

Townswoman (uncredited)

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