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"Bonanza" episode
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Season 6, Episode 1
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Ep.# in Series: 169
Air date September 20, 1964
Guest starring:
Written by Daniel B. Ullman
Directed by John Florea
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
Walter and the Outlaws
Next Episode:
The Hostage
External links
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Invention of a Gunfighter on IMDb
TV.com
Invention of a Gunfighter on TV.com

SummaryEdit

Johnny Chapman comes to Joe to learn how to use a gun after being humiliated by the town bully. Joe doesn't see the deadly consequences that will follow when Johnny becomes a bounty hunter.

Soon, Johnny's hired to shoot down his ex-girlfriend, Olive, and his teacher, Joe.

PlotEdit

Humiliated by a professional gunslinger in front of a bar crowd that included his girlfriend, timid Johnny Chapman asks Little Joe to teach him how to handle a gun.

But, Johnny changes as he gains skill and confidence and Joe soon doesn't recognize his friend in the hard, ruthless man he's become.

Cast and CharactersEdit

The Cartwrights

RecurringEdit

OtherEdit

NotesEdit

Did you know?Edit

  • German episode title: "Zieh schneller, Johnny", meaning "Draw Faster, Johnny".

QuotesEdit

You see why the blanks?

-Little Joe


GalleryEdit

VideosEdit

Bonanza Invention of a Gunfighter00:00

Bonanza Invention of a Gunfighter

See alsoEdit

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