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"Bonanza" episode
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Season 7, Episode 23
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Ep.# in Series: 225
Air date February 27, 1966
Guest starring:
Written by Robert Sabaroff

Gert P. Young

Directed by William F. Claxton
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
Three Brides for Hoss
Next Episode:
Her Brother's Keeper
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SummaryEdit

PlotEdit

In this episode, Emperor Norton is about to be committed to an insane asylum.

A friend brings him to the Ponderosa to save him from that awful fate.

Even Mark Twain drops by to join the Cartwrights in championing Emperor Norton's cause.

Cast and CharactersEdit

The CartwrightsEdit

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NotesEdit

Did you know?Edit

  • Emperor Joshua Norton was an actual person: a harmless and wealthy eccentric who in 1859 declared himself "Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico."
  • German episode title: "Der Kaiser von Amerika", meaning "The Emperor Of America".

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