Follow everyone’s favorite Western TV family, the Cartwrights. A father with three sons, who all have different mothers, confront life’s issues together on Ponderosa Ranch near Virginia City, NV.
Hoss and Joe get themselves involved in a family feud. Ellen Corby, Henry Hull, and George Mitchell guest star.
The Chinese citizens of Virginia City are targeted by a mayoral candidate's campaign to "hate outsiders". Philip Ahn and Helen Westcott guest star.
A pair of swindlers team with a dance-hall girl (Patricia Medina) to get their hands on Nevada land, including the Ponderosa. Sebastian Cabot and Paul Picerni guest star.
A greedy sheepherder Everett Sloane is determined to fatten his animals on the Ponderosa grasslands.
Adam and Hoss try to help a ranch hand (Wesley Lau) whose being taken to California for trial by a brutal U.S. marshal (Claude Akins).
A vengeful police inspector (Lloyd Nolan) from New Orleans jeopardizes Ben's bid for the governorship.
Ben starts to have second thoughts about helping a brutal stockade commander track down three prisoners on the lam. Joe Maross, Gloria Talbott, and Grant Williams guest star.
A mysterious stranger (Vic Morrow) helps Hoss and Joe to save Ben and Adam before they're hanged like his father.
A British couple visits the Cartwrights - and the woman (Hazel Court) thinks her own husband is a coward. Edward Ashley and Bert Freed guest star.
Ben is shanghaied at the Barbary Coast while searching for a pair of ranch hands. Kathleen Crowley, Richard Deacon, James Hong, and David White.
The Cartwrights are worried their water will be polluted when their neighbor (Rhys Williams) threatens to sell his land to a miner.
Hoss attempts to comfort a boy (David Ladd) whose father is in jail, but not for long.
Joe romances a Gypsy (Susan Harrison) who thinks she's a witch.
A criminal gang that has taken over Virginia City kidnaps Ben. Paul Carr, Robert Middleton, and Morgan Woodward guest star.