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Bonanza episode
“Thanks for Everything, Friend”
Season 6, Episode 4
#172 in Series
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Air date October 11, 1964
Production code
Guest starring:
Written by Jerry Adelman
Directed by Christian Nyby
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
The Wild One
Next Episode:
Logan's Treasure
External links
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Thanks for Everything, Friend on IMDb

Summary[]

Tom Wilson saves Adam from drowning. This begins a friendship he starts to regret when Tom steals a girl from her longtime boyfriend, is found with her father's open strongbox and standing over his dead body.

Plot[]

Adam inadvertently falls into a river and is rescued by Tom Wilson. Adam's grateful for his life, so he looks the other way when Wilson pursues Sue Miller, the girlfriend to another man.

When Sue's father is killed, Miller becomes the lead suspect until a surprising confession from the young lady. Something about it all sounds fishy so Adam investigates to find the true killer.

Cast and Characters[]

The Cartwrights

Recurring[]

Other[]

  • Barbara Wilkin: Matilda
  • Betty Endicott: Brunette Party Guest
  • Bill Clark: Deputy Jim
  • Bob Miles: Saloon Cardplayer
  • Cosmo Sardo: Bartender
  • John Mitchum: Grimes
  • Linda Foster: Sue Miller
  • Rory Calhoun: Tom Wilson
  • Tom Skerritt: Jerry

Notes[]

Did you know?[]

  • German episode title: "Der Lebensretter", meaning "The Life Preserver".

Quotes[]

"I always say there's three things you ought to know how to handle:a gun, a gal and a good poker hand."
Tom Wilson[src]

Gallery[]

Videos[]

Bonanza_Thanks_for_Everything_Friend

See also[]

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