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 1960's TV series depicts the stories of a single father raising his sons and helping his neighbors. Episodes Include: "Days of Reckoning", "The Avenger", "The Ape" and "Breed of Violence". Approx. 200 minutes.