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Bonanza episode
“He Was Only Seven”
Season 13, Episode 22
#411 in Series
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Air date March 5, 1972
Production code
Guest starring:
Written by Michael Landon
Directed by Michael Landon
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
Search in Limbo
Next Episode:
The Younger Brothers' Younger Brother
External links
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Summary[]

A 7-year-old boy is killed when he walks into the bank during a robbery by the ruthless Springer gang. Joshua, the boy's angry, grieving, and wheelchair-bound grandfather, wants revenge. Joe, Jamie, and Joshua head towards Mexico to track down Springer.

Plot[]

Jamie's 7-year-old friend, Jonah Morgan, is badly wounded when he and Jamie walk into the Virginia City Bank during a robbery by the evil Springer gang. The boy later dies of his injuries. Joe and Jamie accompany Jonah's grief-hardened, paraplegic grandfather on the hunt for Springer and his cronies.

Cast and Characters[]

The Cartwrights[]

Recurring[]

Other[]

  • Roscoe Lee Browne: Joshua
  • William Watson: Zack
  • Robert Doyle: Clem
  • Edward Crawford: Jonah
  • Jeff Morris: Hal
  • Dick Farnsworth: Troy
  • Claudia Bryar: Martha
  • Sean Kelly: Billy
  • Beverly Carter: Alice
  • Napoleon Whiting: Bert
  • Joseph Perry: Sheriff Tyson

Mentioned[]

  • The Sheriff

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Notes[]

Did you know?[]

  • Michael Landon would later take the script from this episode (with changes made) and use it on his next show, "Little House on the Prairie".

Goofs. FDR is clearly seen on a dime.[]

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Videos[]

See He Was Only Seven/videos

See also[]

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