Secret Facts From Behind the Scenes of Bonanza

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From the late 1950s to the early 1970s, Bonanza was the epitome of the American western on television. With over 400 episodes to its name, the hour-long drama followed the adventures of Ben Cartwright and his boys as they try their darndest to defend their ranch and the surrounding community in the heyday of Nevada's Wild West frontier. Despite ending over 45 years ago, behind-the-scenes secrets about this classic western series continue to be revealed.