It it 1849 and the Cartwright family has moved onto some scrub land in the territory of Nevada. As a widower Ben Cartwright tries to raise his sons Adam, Hoss and Little Joe in this new land.

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Beth Sullivan
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Series cast summary:
Drew Powell ...  Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright 20 episodes, 2001-2002
Matt Carmody ...  Adam Cartwright 20 episodes, 2001-2002
Daniel Hugh Kelly ...  Ben Cartwright 19 episodes, 2001-2002
Jared Daperis ...  Little Joe Cartwright 19 episodes, 2001-2002
Gareth Yuen ...  Hop Sing 15 episodes, 2001-2002
Sara Gleeson Sara Gleeson ...  Tess Green 14 episodes, 2001-2002
Nicki Wendt ...  Shelby Sterrett 13 episodes, 2001-2002
Bruce Dickinson Bruce Dickinson ...  Big Dan Larson 11 episodes, 2001-2002
Fernando Carrillo ...  Carlos Rivera De Vega 10 episodes, 2001-2002
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It it 1849 and the Cartwright family has moved onto some scrub land in the territory of Nevada. As a widower Ben Cartwright tries to raise his sons Adam, Hoss and Little Joe in this new land.

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Trivia

The show was scraped when it's creator & "show runner", Beth Sullivan, was nearly killed after sustaining severe injuries in a car crash only 12 days after the airing of the first season's last episode. See more »

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Follows Bonanza: The Next Generation (1988) See more »

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Expressing a desire to have the show continue for a long time
21 November 2002 | by navy007See all my reviews

I am very glad to see a show that I have loved from the beginning get a fresh start. Bringing the show back in an earlier time gives it a chance to show the way the characters became the most loved family in TV history. I never missed the first and I never missed an episode of the new Ponderosa. The actors playing the parts are hard working and have developed their characters well. I want this show to continue for at least as long 13 1/2 seasons as Bonanza, longer if possible. I miss the westerns, I am a child of the 50's. Thanks for the space. Long live the Ponderosa.


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Country:

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English

Release Date:

9 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

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Stereo

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