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Bonanza episode
“The Genius”
Season 7, Episode 27
#229 in Series
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Air date April 3, 1966
Production code
Guest starring:
Written by Don Mullavy
Directed by R. G. Springsteen
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
Shining in Spain
Next Episode:
The Unwritten Commandment
External links
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Summary[]

Plot[]

Hoss encounters a drifter who's an inspired poet, and a tragic alcoholic. As usual, Hoss takes him under his wing with hopes of rehabilitating him.

When the man's wife arrives at the Ponderosa, they learn his real identity.

Cast and Characters[]

The Cartwrights[]

Other[]

  • Bruno VeSota: Bartender
  • Grandon Rhodes: Doc
  • Jorja Curtright: Lydia Evans
  • Lonny Chapman: William 'Will' Smith
  • Salvador Baguez: Jesus
  • Troy Melton: Draves, Ranch Hand

Notes[]

Did you know?[]

  • German episode title: "Der Dichter", meaning "The Poet".

Quotes[]

"Remind me to talk to you about the Easter Bunny sometime."
Joe to Hoss[src]

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