Can you name all of these Bonanza characters?

Puttin' the "ponder" in Ponderosa.

 
Welcome to the Ponderosa! The Cartwrights kindly welcome strangers to their ranch. The folks in nearby Virginia City are good folk, too. 

That's why we always love spending time with Bonanza. It feels like the characters are family. Extended family, at least.

So, think you can name these familiar faces? Good luck!

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  1. We all know and love Hoss. But what is his given name?
  2. He has a sweet name.
  3. This sheriff has a name you might associate with breakfast.
  4. Speaking of food, what is the name of the Cartwrights' cook?
  5. The dashing Guy Williams of 'Lost in Space' plays this Cartwright.
  6. As the badge proclaims, this here is the deputy. But what is his name?
  7. What is the name of this feller? The young man, not the horse.
  8. Ben Cartwright adopts this redhead.
  9. Recognize this excited man?
  10. Finally, these three men all played a character named…?

Can you name all of these Bonanza characters?

Your Result...

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38 Comments

drgmgersuk59 15 months ago
I think it was in one of the ep's. that Guy Williams guested as "Will Cartwright" (possibly S5/E29, "The Compañeros", which is not shown on MeTV for some reason), I seem to recall Adam telling Will that Adam's horse's name was either "Lancelot" or "Galahad." Can anyone corroborate this?
OldHollywood 26 months ago
Wow! First time I got 10 out of 10!
Cowgirl 57 months ago
You got 10 out of 10
Smile! You know your stuff!
I love Bonanza and wish Pernell Roberts had not left the series.
ndebrabant 63 months ago

You got 10 out of 10
Smile! You know your stuff!
Terrence 67 months ago
Last question was tough..........................9/10
Pegs 68 months ago
After getting 12/12 on the TV Stars/Characters quiz, I come over to the Bonanza quiz (piece of cake!) & get 5/10. Hmmm. Must be time to start dinner. ;-)
leebilly 68 months ago
Was not easy, 10 0f 10 correct. 😐👩👨
leebilly 68 months ago
10 correct out of 10, need new quizes
bobb9343 68 months ago
Not proud of 7 for 10, so I'm not smiling.
Jeffrey 68 months ago
You got 9 out of 10 -----------------Smile! You know your stuff!
Nitrocellulose1 68 months ago
Oops, they directed me to the wrong article.
Nitrocellulose1 68 months ago
Dwayne "King" Pride (N.C.I.S. New Orleans) is the first person I think of for Louisiana.
CatMomWanda 68 months ago
6/10. I guess not bad since I don't remember watching the show.
Terrence 68 months ago
Not bad for someone who does not watch Bonanza a lot...........................8/10
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