The Little Bit Challenge encouraged members in the Brand Forums to write a ‘Little Bit’ for every Bonanza episode. Members could submit as many Bits for as many episodes as they were inspired to write. Multiple members could submit Little Bits for the same episode. Did we mention the writers were limited to either 100 or 200 words, exactly?
Some Little Bits are dramatic while others are humorous. The member is identified after each Little Bit. 103 Little Bits have been submitted to date.
The Library posting contains the Little Bits that inspired the challenge as well as the Little Bits written during the challenge. The Challenge is over and members still continue to write and submit Little Bits.
January ’16: Season One — The Newcomers and Blood on the Land; Season Two — Badge without Honor, The Mill, and The Hopefuls; Season Nine — Second Chance; Season Ten — Emily.
February ’16: Season Two — Silent Thunder; Season Five — The Prime of Life; Season Six — The Scapegoat; Season Eight — The Wormwood Cup; Season Twelve — The Power of Life and Death and The Night Virginia City Died
March ’16: Season Ten — Five Candles; Season Twelve — The Stillness Within; Season Thirteen — The Grand Swing
April ’16: Season Four — Gallagher’s Sons; Season Five — The Quality of Mercy; Season Six — Once a Doctor
May ’16: Season One — Death on Sun Mountain; Season Six — The Trap; Season Eleven — The Long way to Ogden, Old Friends, Danger Road, and A Matter of Circumstance; Season Fourteen — Forever
August ’16: Season one — Escape to Ponderosa
February ’17: Season Four — The Jury and Song in the Dark; Season Eleven — Decision at Los Robles; Season Thirteen — Bushwhacked!