|Season 6, Episode 22|
Once a Doctor
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While his troupe visits the Ponderosa, lonely, aging aerialist Guido Borelli hides his true feelings for his beautiful, young partner, Petina, but is quick to comfort her after a fistfight with her hot-tempered boyfriend, Carlo, lands Little Joe in jail for attempted murder.
Ben's old friend Guido Borelli and his group of acrobats visit the Ponderosa. Borelli shows a disconcerting amount of jealousy whenever any man pays attention to his girl, Pitina.
Carlo, a young rival for Pitina's affections, is found stabbed and Borelli tries to pin the violence on Little Joe.
Cast and CharactersEdit
- Lorne Green: Ben Cartwright
- Dan Blocker: Hoss Cartwright
- Michael Landon: Little Joe Cartwright
- Pernell Roberts: Adam Cartwright
- Bill Clark: Ranch Hand
- Cesar Romero: Guido Borelli
- Fabrizio Mioni: Carlo Alfieri
- Grandon Rhodes: Doctor
- Ilse Taurins: Petina
- Lili Valenty: Donna Luisa
Did you know?Edit
- German episode title: "Salto Mortale", meaning "Salto Mortale".