These are the Western adventure stories of the Cartwright family: Ben Cartwright, the father, played by Lorne Greene
; Adam, the eldest son, played by Pernell Roberts
; Hoss, the middle son, played by Dan Blocker
; and Little Joe, the youngest son, played by Michael Landon
. Each of the boys was born to one of Ben's three wives, none of whom are alive.
The Cartwrights run a 600,000 acre ranch, The Ponderosa, outside of Virginia City, Nevada. This 1960s TV series depicts the stories of a single father raising his sons and helping his neighbors.
FEATURING 4 EPISODES
The Trail Gang
Blood on the Land