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Bonanza episode
“The Lonely Runner”
Season 7, Episode 5
#207 in Series
Runner3
Air date October 10, 1965
Production code
Guest starring:
Written by Thomas Thompson
Directed by William Witney
Episode Guide
Previous Episode:
The Other Son
Next Episode:
Devil on Her Shoulder
External links
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The Lonely Runner on IMDb

Summary[]

Plot[]

Poor Jim Acton is financially devastated when his prize horse is legally given to Sam Whipple.

When Acton is forced to kill Whipple in self-defense, an over-zealous deputy sheriff wants to prove Acton was an angry murderer just wanting to get even.

Cast and Characters[]

The Cartwrights[]

Recurring[]

Other[]

  • Gilbert Roland: Jim Acton
  • Ken Lynch: Sam Whipple
  • Pat Conway: Deputy Sheriff Pete
  • Roy Barcroft: Frank

Notes[]

Did you know?[]

  • German episode title: "Der Pferdenarr", meaning "The Horse Freak".

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