New Kid on the Hitching Post

Say hello and tell us how you got here.
Forum rules
Welcome to Bonanza Boomers. We’re happy to have you join us. Please take a moment to read our forum guidelines by clicking here.
User avatar
Janet the Wicked
Ranch Hand
Ranch Hand
Posts: 553
Joined: Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:58 pm
Badges: 6
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Ben
Location: New England

Don't Blink PODs Bonanza's 60th Anniversary Amazon Buyer
100 Posts New Member Post

View all badges

New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by Janet the Wicked » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:07 pm

Hi, Ya'll!
My name is Janet. I have rediscovered Bonanza and especially Pernell Roberts, who I adore. How can anybody be that good-looking???
Growing up, we were a Gunsmoke family, so I didn't get a chance to see Bonanza until it went into syndication sometime in the 70's, if I remember correctly. At that time I was nuts about Lorne Greene. Anyway, I'm happy to have found a working Bonanza website; so many have simply died out, I guess. I came across Bonanza: Scenery of the Ponderosa site and am enjoying the background info about the actors and the show.
I searched Amazon to see if anybody had written a biography on Pernell, but I didn't have any luck. Is there someplace out there in cyber-land where I can find out background info on Monsieur Roberts? I'm an old movie buff and have many books and bios. I think Pernell's life may make for an interesting read.
I understand he left the show because he wasn't happy with the story lines and went on to pursue theater work. I don't get it because he looks like he was having a hellova time making that show, as do the other actors.
These users thanked the author Janet the Wicked for the post (total 2):
chezzaJim Barnsby
Bless thee, Adam - The Hopefuls

User avatar
January
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 34306
Joined: Sat Jan 26, 2008 10:45 pm
Badges: 371
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Adam
Location: New York ~ The Greatest City In The World

Administrator Admin December Delectables Warm & Fuzzy Fall 2019
Michael Landon Birthday 2019 Halloween ART 2019 Bonanza's 60th Anniversary September Song 2019
David Canary Birthday 2019 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 3 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 2 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 1
Pernell Roberts Birthday 2019 BINGO After Party BINGO Spare Round-Up Game BINGO Search Round-Up Game

View all badges

Contact:

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by January » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:14 pm

:welcome to Bonanza Boomers Janet

Take a few minutes to check out our guidelines for the board. You can find them here

This site provides a lot of information about Pernell Roberts. You can check his bio here and more information about Pernell in our forum for him, Pernell's Place and some of his 'greatest' threads, including a few members who actually met him and one that interviewed him.

We’re happy to have you here with us. Have fun! :cheer
Leave your front door and your back door open. Allow your thoughts to come and go. Just don't serve them tea.
-Shunryu Suzuki

User avatar
Tahoe Lee
Drover
Drover
Posts: 2441
Joined: Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:12 pm
Badges: 68
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Adam
Location: Midwest

Reader's Choice Level 7 December Delectables Modern Art Reader's Choice Level 6
Fun With Art Warm & Fuzzy Fall 2019 Michael Landon Birthday 2019 Halloween ART 2019
Ponderosa Nightmares 2019 The Coloring Book Tier 2 The Coloring Book Reader's Choice Level 5
Bonanza's 60th Anniversary Summer Reading 2019 September Song 2019 Fan Fiction Reviewer Level 5

View all badges

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by Tahoe Lee » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:23 pm

Hi Janet! You'll find a lot of info here on Pernell/Adam and a lot of great people who love him.

Glad you're with us. :thumbup :welcome
"You're a good man, Adam." *Toy Soldier*

User avatar
Drifter
Drover
Drover
Posts: 1522
Joined: Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:53 pm
Badges: 18
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Adam
Location: New England

Bonanza's 60th Anniversary Summer Reading 2019 September Song 2019 Ponderosa Prospects
1,000 Posts 100 Posts Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 1 Pernell Roberts Birthday 2019
PODs Oscar Chat 2019 Valentine's Day 2019 Christmas 2018
Hidden Treasures Halloween 2018 Time For A Commercial Break 4 Surprise Level 1

View all badges

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by Drifter » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:14 pm

:howdy2 and :welcome . You’ll find :adam is quite popular on :boomwagon!

User avatar
Janet the Wicked
Ranch Hand
Ranch Hand
Posts: 553
Joined: Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:58 pm
Badges: 6
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Ben
Location: New England

Don't Blink PODs Bonanza's 60th Anniversary Amazon Buyer
100 Posts New Member Post

View all badges

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by Janet the Wicked » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:49 pm

Boy, did I ever come to the right place. Thank you all so much!
Bless thee, Adam - The Hopefuls

User avatar
Sierras
Buckaroo
Buckaroo
Posts: 7265
Joined: Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:53 pm
Badges: 109
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Little Joe Cartwright
Location: Pacific Northwest

December Delectables Reader's Choice Level 7 Fall Writing Challenge 2019 Warm & Fuzzy Fall 2019
Michael Landon Birthday 2019 Fan Fiction Reviewer Level 8 Reader's Choice Level 6 Bonanza Ballads Level 9
Reader's Choice Level 5 Bonanza's 60th Anniversary September Song 2019 Bonanza Ballads Level 8
David Canary Birthday 2019 Poetry Portfolio Amazon Buyer Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 1

View all badges

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by Sierras » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:58 pm

Welcome, janet0312!

:welcome :welcometoboomers :ranch2
"Like father like sons." Echoed by Little Joe in "Springtime"
"Now I know that we are only half brothers, but we are brothers." Adam in "The Hayburner"

mightymight
Drover
Drover
Posts: 2279
Joined: Sat Jan 09, 2010 3:29 pm
Badges: 149
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Adam

Warm & Fuzzy Fall 2019 Pernell Roberts Birthday 2019 FFW 2019 Puzzlers Saint Patrick's Day 2019
Oscar Chat 2019 Lorne Greene Birthday 2019 Super Bowl 2019 11th Anniversary
Step Up 2019 Winter 2018/2019 Christmas 2018 Dan's Birthday 2018
Sadie Hawkins Day 2018 Mike's Birthday 2018 Surprise Level 1 Oktoberfest Recipe 2018

View all badges

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by mightymight » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:24 pm

:welcome janet0312

User avatar
dougsgirl
Rancher
Rancher
Posts: 48260
Joined: Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:48 pm
Badges: 272
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Adam
Location: NW Indiana

December Delectables Christmas Card Team Warm & Fuzzy Fall 2019 Michael Landon Birthday 2019
Amazon Buyer Bonanza's 60th Anniversary September Song 2019 David Canary Birthday 2019
Fun With Captions Level 2 Bonanza Ballads Level 5 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 3 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 2
Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 1 45,000 Posts Pernell Roberts Birthday 2019 BINGO After Party

View all badges

Contact:

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by dougsgirl » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:32 pm

:howdy2 Janet and :welcome to :boomwagon

User avatar
Karol
Trail Boss
Trail Boss
Posts: 24235
Joined: Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:40 am
Badges: 195
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: Adam

December Delectables Reader's Choice Level 3 Reader's Choice Level 2 Warm & Fuzzy Fall 2019
Michael Landon Birthday 2019 Halloween ART 2019 Reader's Choice Level 1 Bonanza's 60th Anniversary
Summer Reading 2019 September Song 2019 David Canary Birthday 2019 Poetry Portfolio
BINGO Gutterball Summer 2019 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 3 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 2 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 1

View all badges

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by Karol » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:16 am

:hi1 Janet to :boomsaloon Nice to meet you here on board! :cheer
Don't worry, things usually work out if you want it enough. (Adam in "The Jackknife")
Don't dream your life - live your dream. (Tommaso Campanella)

User avatar
ali
Trail Boss
Trail Boss
Posts: 22669
Joined: Fri Nov 11, 2011 6:54 pm
Badges: 114
Who is your favorite Bonanza character?: little joe
Location: Hereford. England

Michael Landon Birthday 2019 Halloween ART 2019 Bonanza's 60th Anniversary September Song 2019
David Canary Birthday 2019 BINGO Spare Summer 2019 BINGO Corners Summer 2019 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 3
Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 2 Game Night 12 ~ 2019 Level 1 Pernell Roberts Birthday 2019 FFW 2019 Puzzlers
FFW 2019 GAMES BINGO After Party BINGO Clue Round-Up Game BINGO Snail Round-Up Game

View all badges

Re: New Kid on the Hitching Post

Post by ali » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:11 am

:howdy Hi Janet 0312 and welcome to :saloon

Post Reply

Return to “Introduce Yourself”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 8 guests