|Season 3, Episode 5|
The Lonely House
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A pair of con men try to swindle Widow Hawkins, the boarding house keeper, by selling her a "priceless" emerald known as "The Burma Rarity." Ben stages a scam to get her money back, but his plan backfires so badly that he may end up having to marry the widow to make things right.
When he is asked to assist some land buyers to Virginia City, he must put up with all the talk. Then he finds out that the buyers want to sell a rare gem known as the Burma Rarity to finance the land deal.
Now Ben must work quickly to find the buyers who left town with widow Hawkins $25K she paid for the gem.
- Lorne Green: Ben Cartwright
- Dan Blocker: Hoss Cartwright
- Michael Landon: Little Joe Cartwright
- Pernell Roberts: Adam Cartwright
- Beatrice Kay: Clementine Hawkins
- Charles Watts: Mr. Jefferson
- Dave Willock: Phil Axe
- Howard Wright: Insurance Man
- James Griffith: Sam Pearson
- Joan Staley: Blonde girl
- Nestor Paiva: Chief Crazy Fox
- Wally Brown: Henry Morgan
- William Keene: Mr. Nagel
Did you know?Edit
- German episode title: "Der Smaragd", meaning "The Emerald".
- "I'm with you every step of the way, Pa. Right down the aisle."
- ―Adam Cartwright[src]