"Bonanza" episode
Season 6, Episode 4
Ep.# in Series: 172
Air date October 11, 1964
Guest starring:
Written by Jerry Adelman
Directed by Christian Nyby
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
The Wild One
Next Episode:
Logan's Treasure
External links
Thanks for Everything, Friend on IMDb
Thanks for Everything, Friend on


Tom Wilson saves Adam from drowning. This begins a friendship he starts to regret when Tom steals a girl from her longtime boyfriend, is found with her father's open strongbox and standing over his dead body.


Adam inadvertently falls into a river and is rescued by Tom Wilson. Adam's grateful for his life, so he looks the other way when Wilson pursues Sue Miller, the girlfriend to another man.

When Sue's father is killed, Miller becomes the lead suspect until a surprising confession from the young lady. Something about it all sounds fishy so Adam investigates to find the true killer.

Cast and CharactersEdit

The Cartwrights




Did you know?Edit

  • German episode title: "Der Lebensretter", meaning "The Life Preserver".


"I always say there's three things you ought to know how to handle:a gun, a gal and a good poker hand."
Tom Wilson[src]



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See alsoEdit

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