Ricardo Montalban plays an Indian, Matsuo, who captures Ben Cartwright, but is torn between his wanting to kill Ben and his wife’s Faith.
An evil U.S. Marshall arrests one of the men Ben Cartwright has working for him. The Cartwrights are afraid the marshall will kill him before he goes to trial in Los Angeles.
The store keeper won’t give Luke Grayson a bottle of wine, so Ben Cartwright invites him for breakfast which makes Luke mad. He tries to shoot Ben and Ben shoots him down. So Luke’s shows up to kill Ben with some help from Lee VanCleef.
Ben Cartwright has to face the ambition of a silver baron and a neighbors son while fighting Texas fever in the cattle on the Ponderosa.
In this episode of Bonanza, the sheriff wants to control his daughter, but she’s gonna run off with the first bad guy that will have her.
Ben Cartwright and the boys investigate a woman who claims a neighbors property with an old Spanish land grant.
Ben Cartwright and Adam are going to get hanged for murder. Little Joe and Hoss must find out what really happened and save their lives.
The Cartwrights go to San Francisco and one by one they get Shanghaied and sold off to merchant ships as crew.
Quakers are passing through Virginia City from Ohio. Adam likes the Quakers daughter, but doesn’t know a friend of his is up to no good.
Hoss is trying to help a man who is extremely strong and dangerous when angry, but is chagrined because the man is being manipulated by a woman.
Luke Grayson forces Ben Cartwright to kill him in self defense. Grayson’s son Luke shows up and wants revenge on Ben and is backed up by a hired gun and a saloon girl.
The Cartwrights run across an evil Marshall who thinks violence is an art form. He saves Adam’s life by killing 2 outlaws, but Hoss, Ben, Adam and Little Joe begin to suspect that he’s not all he appears to be.