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Bonanza episode
“The Colonel”
Season 4, Episode 15
#115 in Series
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Air date January 6, 1963
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Guest starring:
Written by Preston Wood
Directed by Lewis Allen
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
The Jury
Next Episode:
Song in the Dark
External links
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Summary[]

One of Ben Cartwright's old war buddies who claims to be a business tycoon developing a new territory, woos a wealthy Virginia City widow and jeopardizes a Ponderosa land deal.

Plot[]

Ben's old friend Frank Medford is a chronic liar. When the poor salesman comes to town, he promptly starts exaggerating to make everyone think he's as successful as Mr. Cartwright. Frank's love for Emily Colfax finally convinces him to stop with the fibbing.

Cast and Characters[]

The Cartwrights

Other[]

  • Betty Endicott: Brunette Wedding Guest
  • C. Lindsay Workman: Clerk
  • Edward Platt: Will Flanders
  • Helen Westcott: Emily Colfax
  • John Larkin: Col. Frank Medford
  • Martha Manor: Blonde Wedding Guest
  • Mary Wickes: Martha
  • Phil Chambers: Austin
  • Raymond Bailey: Jenner
  • Warren J. Kemmerling: Asa Flanders

Notes[]

Did you know?[]

  • German episode title: "Mein Freund Colonel Medford", meaning "My Friend, Colonel Medford".

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Gallery[]

Videos[]

Video:Bonanza The Colonel

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