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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Cast

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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Western | Drama | Family

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Official Sites:

PAX [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2001 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

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Runtime:

| (20 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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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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Excellent Show
21 November 2002 | by Mackeymc6See all my reviews

The Ponderosa is a quality,family show,one that is definately needed in this day and age!! Daniel Hugh Kelly,Matt Carmody,Drew Howell,Jared Dupreis all do a wonderful job portraying our beloved Cartwrights! I cannot wait for more adventures watching the Cartwright boys as they grow up and become men!! A definate must see for anyone that has not had the priviledge!


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