Bonanza Legacy


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



  On Fortune's Trail
Rated:  G
Summary: Attacked by stagecoach robbers and left stranded, Adam makes his way to an isolated farmhouse, where he finds an attractive young widow who helps him and changes his life. The story is based on Boccaccio's Rinaldo d'Asti tale.

Title:  Galloping Gourmet: Adam’s Epicurious Adventures
Rated:  G
Summary: While Hop Sing is on vacation, the Cartwrights are left to fend for themselves in the kitchen.

Title:  After the Snows: A tale of Remembrances
Rated:  G
Summary: Snowbound and recovering from an injury, Adam recalls his first true love. The story is told in the present with a series of flashbacks to Adam’s college days.

Title:  Reconstruction
Rated:  G
Summary: While fighting in the Civil War, Adam is wounded at Cold Harbor. He convalesces with his Cousin Jack Stoddard and his family in Massachusetts and falls in love.

Title:  Redemption
Rated: PG
Summary: Recovered from his battle wounds, Adam resigns his commission to begin his new life with Sara and her daughter Amy. Continues the story, Reconstruction, in the Library.

Title:  Just Desserts
Rated: PG-13
Summary: Sara and Adam struggle with losing their added weight after the new baby is born. Their new housekeeper discovers the way to a man's heart may not be his stomach when Ben visits.

Title:  Glad Tidings
Rated: G
Summary: Adam and a teenage Amy come to an agreement at Christmas.

Title:  Harmony: Winter into Spring
Rated: PG-13
Summary: Continues This Bright New Year. Hoss continues his courtship of Bridget while visiting Adam in New York. The brothers and their friend Mark Twain become embroiled in a mining fraud scheme with consequences in New York and back in Virginia City. Romance! Intrigue!

Title:  Silver Lining
Rated: PG-13
Summary: Hoss marries Bridget in Virginia City and Adam places his life in jeopardy to expose a mining fraud case. Picks up where the story, Harmony: Winter into Spring, ended.

Title:  Hope Against Hope - WHN The Hopefulls
Rated: G
Summary: A “how to mend a broken heart” tale of what happened after Adam said goodbye to Regina. Based on the episode, The Hopefuls

Title:  Seed of Doubt - WHN My Brother's Keeper
Rated: G
Summary: A good night’s sleep wasn’t enough for Adam to get over what happened in the episode My Brother’s Keeper. A WHN story of how he resolves issues and plans for the future.

Title:  All the World's a Stage
Rated: G
Summary: The story of how Adam met the actor Edwin Booth and their journey to San Francisco after Adam’s college days.