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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.
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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.

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

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

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

Welcome, janet0312!

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

:welcome janet0312

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

:howdy2 Janet and :welcome to :boomwagon

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

:hi1 Janet to :boomsaloon Nice to meet you here on board! :cheer
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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

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