Bonanza Wiki
Advertisement
Bonanza episode
“The Brass Box”
Season 7, Episode 3
#205 in Series
BB1
Air date September 26, 1965
Production code
Guest starring:
Written by Paul Schneider
Directed by William F. Claxton
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
The Dilemma
Next Episode:
The Other Son
External links
IMDb IMDb
The Brass Box on IMDb

Summary[]

Plot[]

Jose Ortega, an old eccentric prone to exaggeration, claims he has a Spanish land grant giving him the Ponderosa in additional to much of the territory's land.

After Joe saves him from one of several thrashings from locals, Ortega presents him with a gift which the Cartwright's lawyer believes proves he owns the Ponderosa.

Cast and Characters[]

The Cartwrights[]

Other[]

  • Adam Williams: Mueller
  • Bill Clark: Jim
  • Bruno VeSota: Bartender
  • Grandon Rhodes: Doctor
  • Herman Hack: Barfly
  • Martha Manor: Blonde Saloon Girl
  • Michael Dante: Miguel Ortega
  • Ramon Novarro: Jose Ortega
  • Roy Jenson: Harry
  • Sydney Smith: Ira Minton

Notes[]

Did you know?[]

  • German episode title: "Die Messingschatulle", meaning "The Brass Casket".
  • This was the first episode made for the seventh season, but actually aired third after The Debt and The Dilemma.

Quotes[]

Gallery[]

Videos[]

See also[]

Advertisement