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"Bonanza" episode
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Season 3, Episode 5
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Ep.# in Series: 71
Air date October 22, 1961
Guest starring:
Written by N.B. Stone, Jr.
Directed by William Witney
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
The Lonely House
Next Episode:
Broken Ballad
External links
IMDb IMDb
The Burma Rarity on IMDb
TV.com
The Burma Rarity on TV.com

SummaryEdit

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.

PlotEdit

Everyone seems to think he should marry Widow Hawkins - except Ben!

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.

CastEdit

The Cartwrights

RecurringEdit

OtherEdit

NotesEdit

Did you know?Edit

  • German episode title: "Der Smaragd", meaning "The Emerald".

QuotesEdit

"I'm with you every step of the way, Pa. Right down the aisle."
Adam Cartwright[src]

GalleryEdit

VideosEdit

Bonanza The Burma Rarity00:00

Bonanza The Burma Rarity

See alsoEdit

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