Bonanza is a western television series that ran from 1959 to 1973, spanning 14 seasons and 431 episodes. The show is set around the 1860’s, centering on the Cartwright family, who live in the area of Virginia City, Nevada. The series stars Lorne Greene, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon, Pernell Roberts, David Canary, and Mitch Vogel. The show’s theme song became a hit in its own right. The show is ranked in the top 50 Greatest TV Shows of all time.