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Bonanza episode
“The Artist”
Season 4, Episode 3
#103 in Series
Artist
Air date October 7, 1962
Production code
Guest starring:
Written by Frank Chase
Directed by Don McDougall
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
The Quest
Next Episode:
A Hot Day for a Hanging
External links
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Summary[]

Painter Matthew Raine lost his sight and has been wallowing in self pity ever since. He starts to come out of his shell thanks to his new housekeeper, but an unsavory employee wants to keep Raine incapacitated.

Plot[]

Matthew Raine, once a world class artist, has lost his sight due to disease. When befriended by Ben Cartwright, he realizes he has been feeling sorry for himself all this time and with his friend Ann's help, finds a way to turn his darkness into light.

Cast[]

The Cartwrights

Other[]

  • Arch Johnson: Gavin
  • Dan O'Herlihy: Matthew Raine
  • Frank Chase: Jim
  • S. John Launer: Buyer
  • Ralph Montgomery: Bartender
  • Virginia Grey: Ann Loring
  • William Keene: Stevens

Notes[]

Did you know?[]

  • German episode title: "Ben und der blinde Maler", meaning "Ben and the Blind Painter".
  • The Ponderosa exterior is once again redressed as the home of Matthew Raine.

Quotes[]

"The way I figure it, if a man punches me in the nose, the least I can do is have coffee with him at his house."
Ben[src]

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