Bonanza (1959–1973)
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The Waiting Game 

When Frank Dayton is thrown from his horse and killed, his wife Laura tells their daughter, Peggy, that he went on a long trip, preferring to let the little girl hold onto the hope that her... See full summary »

Writer:

Ed Adamson

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lorne Greene ... Ben Cartwright
Pernell Roberts ... Adam Cartwright
Dan Blocker ... Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright
Michael Landon ... Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright (credit only)
Kathie Browne ... Laura Dayton
Katie Sweet Katie Sweet ... Peggy Dayton
Jackie Loughery ... The 'Other Woman'
Wayde Preston ... Frank Dayton
Bill Quinn ... Walt
Craig Duncan Craig Duncan ... Wagon Driver
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Storyline

When Frank Dayton is thrown from his horse and killed, his wife Laura tells their daughter, Peggy, that he went on a long trip, preferring to let the little girl hold onto the hope that her daddy would come home again someday. But Laura's plan to shelter Peggy from her father's death is soon challenged when Adam Cartwright comes to call and the pretty widow finds herself falling in love. Written by shepherd1138

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Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 1963 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This episode takes place in Feb, 1861 (proof: recent headstone). See more »

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