Episode 146 - HOSS AND THE LEPRECHAUNS

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Episode 146 - HOSS AND THE LEPRECHAUNS

Post by Episode Guide » Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:55 pm

Date: December 22, 1963

Summary: Hoss discovers little funny looking men on the Ponderosa. Whenever he tries to show them to his family they are gone and Hoss the target of his family’s guffaw. But Joe, Adam and Ben soon learn that Hoss was right.

Written by: Robert V. Barron
Directed by: John Florea
Guest Stars: Clegg Hoyt as Dorsel, Ray Teal as Sheriff Roy Coffee

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Post by Niki97 » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:13 pm

One of the funniest episodes of Bonanza in my opinion! Joe's laughing is really what got me!

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Post by Calamity » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:25 pm

This was a family favorite. Back in the day we'd sit on the floor in front of the television just to catch a glimpse of those leprechauns - mother would even make popcorn.
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Post by Fanofoldtvshows » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:34 pm

One of Bonanza's best comedy episodes.

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Post by daisy60 » Mon Aug 17, 2015 12:36 pm

This is a classic Cartwright Family comedy! It has so many hilarious scenes. I turned this on for my granddaughter one day when it was rainy and she couldn't go outside. She loved it.

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Post by ellen » Mon Aug 17, 2015 6:17 pm

The best part is Hoss's speech at the end.
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Post by Fanofoldtvshows » Mon Aug 17, 2015 7:27 pm

ellen wrote:The best part is Hoss's speech at the end.

I totally agree.

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Post by BensReader » Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:29 pm

I love this episode. It is one of the funniest ones they made. I bet the actors had fun making it, too. :ha
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Post by Fanofoldtvshows » Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:34 pm

BensReader wrote:I love this episode. It is one of the funniest ones they made. I bet the actors had fun making it, too. :ha
Totally agree, I have no doubt the actors had fun making this episode.

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Re: Episode 146 - HOSS AND THE LEPRECHAUNS

Post by snapdragon » Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:45 am

I'm convinced that this episode's popularity with viewers is why the producers decided to do a slew of madcap comedies in Season 6. None of them were as funny as this one, IMO. The actors really did look like they had a blast filming this episode. I laughed out loud when Adam said to Joe: "I'll go check around the house and you get the butterfly net."
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