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Name: Bonanza
Creator: David Dortort
Date(s): 1959-1973, tv movies in 1988, 1993, 1995
Medium: TV series
Country of Origin: USA
External Links: Wikipedia
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Bonanza is a television western that debuted on NBC-TV on September 12, 1959 to January 16, 1973. The show's fandom dates back to the beginning of the show when NBC sponsored a Bonanza Boosters Club. With fourteen seasons, the series ranks as the second longest running western series (behind Gunsmoke). Throughout the run of the series, the show retained a loyal following.

Cartwright Syndrome

The Cartwright Syndrome, derived from Bonanza canon, is a term that refers to the trope in which all of the leading male characters have lost a wife/lover and no female survives very long.

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Bonanza Music Videos

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  • Going Home a Bonanza Video montage that brings Adam Cartwright home. (The song used is Mary Fahl's Going Home and is from the movie Gods and Generals.)] by ellie238 (2006)