Bonanza (1959–1973)
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The Pursued: Part 2 

Mormon rancher Heber Clawson is forced out of town by bigots with his two wives -- one of whom needs medical attention.

Director:

William Witney

Writers:

Thomas Thompson (teleplay), Thomas Thompson (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lorne Greene ... Ben Cartwright
Dan Blocker ... Eric 'Hoss' Cartwright
Michael Landon ... Joseph 'Little Joe' Cartwright
Eric Fleming ... Heber Clauson
Dina Merrill ... Susannah Clauson
Lois Nettleton ... Elizabeth Ann Clauson
Vincent Beck ... Grant Carbo
Booth Colman Booth Colman ... Parson Parley
Nelson Leigh ... Dr. Bingham
Byron Morrow ... Reverend Blaisdale
Dee Carroll Dee Carroll ... Mrs. Blaisdale
Clay Tanner Clay Tanner ... Tex
Bill Clark ... Dave
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Mormon rancher Heber Clawson is forced out of town by bigots with his two wives -- one of whom needs medical attention.

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Genres:

Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1966 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Final acting performance by Eric Fleming. This segment aired less than two weeks after his death. See more »

Goofs

Mormons do not use the cross as a religious symbol, yet it is used as a grave marker in this episode. See more »

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Gripping, Moving Episode, Not for the Squeamish
22 August 2018 | by samwa-27311See all my reviews

This is for part 1 and 2.

Excellent, dynamic, and tense drama, that keeps you on the edge of your seat, for two hours.

Amazing and breathtaking cinematography, with everything so realistic, plus excellent music score.

A massive undertaking, to deal with both Mormanism, and a false, phony minister, the Parson.

The writers intentionally made him to look like an idiot, even his tone of voice, and of course, his way of treating the LDS.

This concerned me greatly, until the end, which I will cover in a moment.

In fact, Bonanza did tackle difficult subjects, many, many times.

By the way, the polygamy, was only part of the concern.

To understand in 1966, that some churches are controlled by the Money man, and have no love for God, and how it is true in 2018 also, was very germain to the story.

Most of the episode, has terrible violence, definitely not for children or the squeamish.

But, at the end, a different preacher, probably from a different town, came to the Mormons and demonstrated real kindness and true Christianity, thus showing that some Christians are good.

A real tear- jerker, filled with pain and misery, but one of the best episodes.


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