BONANZA followed the High-Sierra adventures of the Cartwright family - wise patriarch Ben Cartwright and his three dissimilar sons, Adam, Hoss and "Little Joe" as they attempt to maintain and operate their sprawling timberland ranch, the Ponderosa, in an era of violence and lawlessness in mid-1800's Nevada. One of the longest running and most popular of all television westerns returns to DVD with The Official Sixth Season, Volume One and Volume Two.
CBS/Paramount has announced the July 9th
releases of both half-season sets with Bonanza - The Official 6th Season, Vol. 1
and Bonanza - The Official 6th Season, Vol. 2
. They will cost $45.98 SRP each, or you can buy them both together as a shrinkwrapped bundle of Bonanza - The Official 6th Season
for $58.98 SRP (per Amazon's pre-order listings; see the button link below). The first half comes with 18 episodes on 5 DVDs, and the second half comes with 16 episodes on 4 DVDs.
Extras on the Volume 1
collection includes Special Chevrolet intros by the cast; the original NBC Network Logo, Bumpers and Chevrolet Promo; a Special audio promo by the cast announcing Bonanza
in Australia; an Excerpt of "Allan Sherman's Funnyland," featuring Allan Sherman and guest Lorne Greene; Excerpt of "Highways of Melody," featuring Michael Landon; and several Photo Galleries including one from the 1964 All-American Soap Box Derby, and one Behind-the-Scenes at Kernville, CA. Extras on the Volume 2
set includes more Photo Galleries; the Original NBC Network logo, Bumpers and Chevrolet Promo; Convention Recollections by Mariette Hartley, and an Excerpt from "Hullabaloo," featuring guest host Michael Landon. Here's the cover art (may not be finalized, and could be subject to change):