Bonanza Legacy


Ben:  "Today's story will be read by the Giggly Sisters."
Adam & Hoss:  Making themselves comfortable in their favorite chairs.
Little Joe:  Sitting with his feet on the table.


Giggly Sisters

Title:   A Spoof for Stephen 
Rated:  G (written by the Giggly Sisters)
Summary:  A light-hearted, irreverent look at the world of Bonanza, as explained to a new young Bonanza fan.

Title:   The Party
Rated:  G  (written by the Giggly Sisters)
Summary:  The Cartwrights are going to have a party for the Giggly Sisters. But who will they invite? A very light-hearted look at this subject.

Title:   The Ranch House
Rated:  G
Summary:  Ever wonder about the Ponderosa ranch house? The Giggly Sisters cast their eye over it, with the help of the Cartwrights and a lovely little Bear called Paw.

Title:   Is This A Fireplace I See Before Me?
Rated:   G
Summary:  Ever wondered about the fireplaces in the bedrooms at the ranch? the Giggly Sisters turn their unique eye on them.

Title:   The Horses
Rated:  G
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters turn their discerning eye upon the Cartwright mounts.

Title:   Who Is That Ugly Child?
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Ever wondered (and rued) the day the Dreaded Jamie came to plague the Ponderosa? The Giggly Sisters set things straight.

Title:   A Trip to Town
Rated:  PG
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters go to town with the Cartwrights (in more ways than one)

Title:   All About Adam
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Exactly what it says in the title. All about the Man in Black.

Title:   The Patriarch of the Ponderosa
Rated:   PG
Summary:  Ben Cartwright casts a fatherly-eye upon the important facts of family life at the Ponderosa

Title:   Just Another Unfortunate Accident
Rated:  PG
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters turn their discerning eye on the accidents that befall a certain member of the Cartwright family.

Title:   The Mystery of the Room Behind the Stairs
Rated: G
Summary:  Deep behind the stairs of the Ponderosa lurked a deadly secret - the Giggly Sisters go where other writers fear to tread.

Title:  Dressing for Success
Rated: PG
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters have a rewarding time as they rifle through Joe's wardrobe.

Title:   An Indoor Bathroom
Rated:  G
Summary:  On a cold, snowy day, the sisters want to know about something related to everyone's comfort.

Title:   Whatever happened to all the lovely Mothers?
Rated:  G
Summary:  Ben Cartwright reminisces about his three wives: Elizabeth, Inger and Marie and their untimely deaths

Title:   The Never-Ending Song
Rated: G
Summary: Aas Adam entertains the Cartwrights with his singing, Joe is consumed with jealousy and a long-hidden secret is finally revealed.

Title:   Mirror, Mirror ...
Summary:  Miscellaneous musings as the Cartwrights prepare for an evening out, keenly observed by the Giggly Sisters.

Title:   Home Thoughts
Rated:  G
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters cast their inimitable eye over some morning thoughts.

Title:   Muffins and Moustaches in the morning
Rated:  G
Summary:  Over breakfast, Joe rues his inability to cultivate convincing facial hair.

Title: Changing Rooms
Rated: G
Summary: It's spring and the sap is rising. So naturally, the Cartwrights start to think about redecorating .

Title:   Spring Forward
Rated:  G
Summary:  Paschal Musings from the Ponderosa

Title:   This Sporting Life
Rated:  G
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters take the Cartwrights on a traditional British Easter picnic

Title:   An Apple a Day
Rated:  G
Summary:  Another unfortunate accident means that Doctor Paul Martin has to tend to maimed Joe once again.

Title:   Doctor  Martin's Casebook
Rated:  G
Summary:  The story rejected by Bonanza Gold. In the 21st century, Paul Martin's great-great-great grandson discovers his illustrious ancestor's casebook.

Title:  Musical Chairs
Rated:  G
Summary:  A visit from Doc Martin causes Joe to question life on the Ponderosa

Title:   Confusion
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Ever wondered exactly why  Joe gets maimed on such a regular basis? The Giggly Sisters explain all.

Title:  Many Heads Make Light Work
Rated:  PG
Summary:  Spotting regular guest stars can tax even the most ardent Bonanza fan. The Giggly Sisters set things straight.

Title: A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
Rated: G
Summary:  Did Adam really shoot Joe by accident in My Brother's Keeper? Or was there something more sinister going on? the Giggly Sisters investigate.

Title:  A Stitch in Time
Rated:  G
Summary:  ever wondered where all those cloths that miraculously appear to mop fevered brows actually come from?  When Joe has another unfortunate accident, the Giggly Sisters reveal all.

Title:   A Little Night Music
Rated:  G
Summary:  Ever noticed the piana that materialises at Ponderosa celebrations? The Giggly Sisters investigate further as Ben plans a musical soiree.

Title:   It's a Serious Business, Being Funny
Rated:  G
Summary:  A fond look at some classic comedy moments from life on the Ponderosa

Title:   From The Horses’ Mouth
Rated:  G
Summary:  Ever wonder what the horses themselves think of the goings on at the Ponderosa? Well, read on to find out.

Title:   Help Wanted
Rated:  G
Summary:  Running the Ponderosa is a full-time job, as we all know. But who takes care of all the little tasks that make a house a home?

Title:   If You Want To Get Ahead…
Rated:  G
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters tackle the thorny problem of what hat to wear.

Title:   In a Manner Of Speaking   
Rated:  G
Summary:  The Giggly Sisters turn their inimitable eye on the patterns of speech found at the Ponderosa. Why does Hoss talk like that?

Title:   A Gynaecological Disaster
Rated:  G
Summary:  When Joe has another unfortunate accident the doctor can’t be found. What is keeping him so busy? It can’t possibly be the birth of yet another baby – can it?

Title:   Picture This
Rated:  G
Summary:  The pictures on the walls of a house tell us so much about the occupants. What do the pictures at the Ponderosa say?

Title:   Who Spake By the Prophets
Rated:  G
Summary:  The Biblical properties of Bonanza are scrutinised by the Giggly Sisters, as only they can do.

Title: Waste Not Want Not
Rated:  G
Summary:  We all know that thrift is a virtue, but the Cartwrights seem to take it to extremes, as the Giggly Sisters show.

Title:  I Beg Your Pardon?
Rated:  G
Summary:   Why does Hoss speak so differently from all the rest of the family?

Title:  Reading , Writing and Reeling  
Rated:  G
Summary:  The Cartwrights are marvellous dancers. Who on earth taught them?

Title:  Fun and Games  
Rated:  G
Summary:  As a special tribute to Nicki and Robin, here are the Cartwrights in kilts!

Title:  Maims and Mayhem
Rated:  G
Summary:  Yet again, Joe has suffered a potentially life-threatening maim. Can the Giggly Sisters pull him through?

Title:   Hanging Around
Rated:   G
Summary:  The weather is getting colder and the Cartwrights discuss their winter jackets, under the watchful gaze of the Giggly Sisters and Paw.

Title:   Bonanza – An Intermediate Guide to the Series
Rated:  G
Summary:  As a follow-up to A Spoof for Stephen – or Bonanza for Beginners – here is the next instalment in Stephen’s Bonanza education.

Title:  Bloomers and Corsets
Rated:  G
Summary:  The arrival of a female guest stirs the thorny topic of underwear. The Giggly Sisters can’t resist.

Title:   Trick of Treat
Rated:  G
Summary:  Introducing the redhead’s children as guest stars in this Giggly Sister Special for Halloween.

Title:   Thanksgiving
Rated:  PG
Summary:  The lack of a turkey puts the Cartwright's Thanksgiving celebrations in jeopardy, but the Giggly Sisters help them to reflect on the true meaning of the day.

Title:  Just What You Always Wanted
Rated:  G
Summary:  Ever wondered why you never see more than one bare-chested Cartwright at a time? Or why the boys bare feet are taboo? The Giggly Sisters investigate.

Title:  Christmas is Coming
Rated:  G
Summary:  Preparing for Christmas is a time consuming job, especially if you are a Cartwright.

Title:  Kidnapping the Brother  
Rated:   G
Summary:  In their 50th outing, the Giggly Sisters join forces with their friends from the BonanzainAussie board.

Title:  Be Prepared  
Rated:  G
Summary:  Winter supplies are running low. What do the Cartwrights have to have to survive? The Giggly sisters tell all!