Episode 292 - STAR CROSSED

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Episode 292 - STAR CROSSED

Post by Episode Guide » Wed Jun 24, 2015 10:05 am

Date: March 10, 1968

Summary: Candy falls in love with Laura, a young woman being blackmailed by a Marshal.

Written by: Thomas Thompson
Directed by: William F. Claxton
Guest Stars: Tisha Sterling (Laura Jean Pollard); William Windom (Marshal Passmore); Jean Willes (Mrs. O’Brien); Bruno Ve Sota (Bartender); Martha Manor (Saloon Girl); Bob Miles (uncredited - stunts for David Canary).

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Re: Episode 292 - STAR CROSSED

Post by Tracy » Tue Jul 21, 2015 5:25 pm

Poor Candy! The wanderer considers settling down with he new family, the Cartwrights nearby, and what happens? He falls for a woman being blackmailed by a crooked marshal!

Tisha Sterling and David Canary had some nice chemistry going in this one.

The scenes between Joe and Candy are wonderful - the earliest where we see how they've bonded as friends and how easily that bond can be tested when a woman is tossed into the mix. It's the first time we see just how far Ben will go to let Candy know he belongs on the Ponderosa, too.

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Post by BuckAndCochise » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:11 pm

Not gonna lie, when I first watched this one, it brought me to tears. If anyone deserved a happy ending; it was Candy.
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Post by rolsson » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:55 pm

Just watched this for the first time and I have to rate it one of my top 5 Bonanza episodes. It's emotional on so many levels. This is the first time you see true affection on the programme which was nice and romantic. It is a good Candy Episode which really if you hadn't already you would fall in love with him.

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Re: Episode 292 - STAR CROSSED

Post by daisy60 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:18 am

I agree. This is a really good Candy episode. Tisha loved Candy but was being forced into a relationship with Joe by her cruel uncle. When she fought him, he killed her. Just like all of the girls a Cartwright wanted to marry. :sob
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