|Season 8, Episode 16|
|Ep.# in Series:||251|
|Air date||1 Jan. 1967|
|Written by||Alex Sharp|
|Directed by||William F. Claxton|
| Previous Episode:|
A Christmas Story
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Joe and Hoss buy a couple of bunnies and scheme to make a mint selling rabbit skins. The softies, however, are unable to kill the cute little creatures, which are multiplying at a furious rate. Ben watches as his entrepreneur sons get knee-deep in rabbits.
Cast and CharactersEdit
- Lorne Greene: Ben Cartwright
- Dan Blocker: Hoss Cartwright
- Michael Landon: Little Joe Cartwright
- Mitch Vogel: Jamie Cartwright
- Ben's birthday occurs during the course of events in this episode.
- Joe can speak Chinese.
- German episode title: "Das ganz große Geschäft", meaning "The Big Deal".
- Hoss: Joe, dadburnit, can't you do nothin' slow and easy-like?
- Hop Sing: Little Joe. Mr. Hoss. Me not want rabbit get away. Save you two dolla'.