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by ellen
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Season 13
Topic: Episode 406 - THE SADDLE STIFF
Replies: 5
Views: 1694

Re: Episode 406 - THE SADDLE STIFF

I like this episode. I like to see Ben doing ranch work, instead of just signing checks. And we get a realistic idea of how a large ranch would be managed.
by ellen
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Season 10
Topic: Episode 316 - MARK OF GUILT
Replies: 12
Views: 2825

Re: Episode 316 - MARK OF GUILT

. I was reading an article about "best souvenirs" and came across this mention of "chops": The Chinese have used seals colloquially known as chops to sign artwork and documents since the Shang dynasty (about 1600 to 1046 BC) — think of the square red mark in the corner of Chinese paintings. You can ...
by ellen
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Season 13
Topic: Episode 402 - A HOME FOR JAMIE
Replies: 2
Views: 1819

Re: Episode 402 - A HOME FOR JAMIE

At one of the Bonanza conventions, this was one of the episodes we watched on a movie screen, along with Mitch Vogel and his stunt guy Rick Drown (the "stunt runt"). After the scene where Jamie and his grandfather go flying off the wagon, somebody hollered at Mitch "Oh my god, are you all right?" :l...
by ellen
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Season 1
Topic: Episode 18 - A HOUSE DIVIDED
Replies: 11
Views: 3102

Re: Episode 18 - A HOUSE DIVIDED

i didn’t quite understand why Kyle sought Little Joe and how he knew of him. I can assume he had a relationship with his mother before she met Ben, but how did he know she had a son so many years later? I also don’t quite know why he needed Joe. Kyle was able to do business in other cities by himse...
by ellen
Thu May 16, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Season 5
Topic: Episode 144 - THE WAITING GAME
Replies: 26
Views: 4380

Re: Episode 144 - THE WAITING GAME

My favorite part of this episode is at the very end, when Laura starts counting with Peggy. It was really spooky, and Kathie Browne played it like someone who was descending into a trance. Then Peggy brings her out of it - "No, Mommy, he's dead, he's never coming back, never!"
by ellen
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Season 14
Topic: Episode 430 - THE HUNTER
Replies: 26
Views: 5628

Re: Episode 430 - THE HUNTER

The last show filmed was "The Marriage Of Theodora Duffy", but since it didn't center on a Cartwright, they changed the order the episodes aired to end with "The Hunter". Like other fans, I wish they had allowed ML to write a final episode; even if PR didn't return, a family centered episode with Be...
by ellen
Sat Apr 20, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Season 4
Topic: Episode 110 - THE DEADLY ONES
Replies: 5
Views: 2250

Re: Episode 110 - THE DEADLY ONES

I really liked the General Diaz character; he had some dignity, and I think he played well with Ben. Leo Gordon was his usual effective villain. BTW, he was married to an actress named Lynn Cartwright. She played the older Geena Davis character in "A League Of Their Own". I was not crazy about the M...
by ellen
Mon Apr 15, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Season 4
Topic: Episode 122 - THE ACTRESS
Replies: 9
Views: 1892

Re: Episode 122 - THE ACTRESS

I can't fault her completely. She was ambitious and went after what she wanted. I sometimes wonder if this episode was written as an almost "inside joke" about some actors and how they can be so single minded in their quest for fame. The BZ script writers were obviously very familiar with the actin...
by ellen
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Season 3
Topic: Episode 96 - BLESSED ARE THEY
Replies: 5
Views: 1864

Re: Episode 96 - BLESSED ARE THEY

The kids are adorable, and I liked Ben turning into "King Solomon". However, I don't like the spooky part of the plot; in fact, I think the episode would have been better without the Reverend character.
by ellen
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Season 7
Topic: Episode 203 - THE DEBT
Replies: 22
Views: 3488

Re: Episode 203 - THE DEBT

The geographic scenery is markedly improved over that of previous seasons, something that I have come to associate with the season 7-and-on era. I am a huge Adam fan, but I find much to love about the seasons after his departure; I'm probably the *only* Adam fan who does! I think they did seem to f...

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