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Episode || 179

Air date || December 6, 1964

valign=top Written by || Mort R. Lewis

Directed by || John Florea

Bonanza
Season 6, Episode 11
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SummaryEdit

Knocked unconscious and framed for the murder of scheming rancher, Flint Durfee, Hoss Cartwright refuses his father's expensive lawyer and trusts his defense to new friend Whit Parker, a troubled trial attorney who is drowning his past in alcohol.

PlotEdit

Framed lawyer Whitney Parker has been hired to represent Hoss, who has been charged with a murder. Parker's best days are behind him and he's now an alcoholic. The Cartwrights are determined to keep the lawyer sober so he can save Hoss from hanging.

Cast and CharactersEdit

The Cartwrights

RecurringEdit

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NotesEdit

Did you know?Edit

  • Hoss would again depended on an alcoholic defense attorney in the Season 9 episode The Bottle Fighter.
  • German episode title: "Hoss unter Anklage", meaning "Hoss Under Charge".

GoofsEdit

  • The first season had stories about the Cartwrights and Virginia City during the civil war, yet, in season 6, Abraham Lincoln isn't even president yet.

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