The judge initially decides to have Matthew placed in a mental hospital for his protection, but after a heartfelt and tearful speech by Mr. Edwards, he allows Matthew to stay with him in Walnut Grove as long as he keeps it quiet. Meanwhile, the late Mr. Hanson had willed his large house to the church in Walnut Grove. Joseph and his mother move in with her father, Jeremy. Although many in Walnut Grove think he's a homicidal maniac who lives in a haunted house, brave Laura Ingalls befriends mysterious hermit, Amos Pike, and soon discovers the truth behind both the rumors and the old man's reclusive life. While he tries his hand at farming, a new physician, Dr. Logan, accepts a call to replace him. Charles is forced to address Albert's recent criminal behavior. Just as in seasons past, the Ingalls must come together to face decisions about their future and find the courage to overcome tragedies. Edwards promises a dying man he'll find a proper home for his 3-year-old Blanche, unaware that the "child" is an orangutan. Almanzo refuses to accept this, and tells Laura he plans to leave Walnut Grove and asks her to defy her father and go with him, but she refuses. As they search for her, Mr. Webb shoots the mystery rapist (revealed to be the town blacksmith) when he attacks Albert and subsequently escapes, but Sylvia suffers a bad fall, and she later dies in the arms of a distraught, heartbroken Albert, however the cryptic final scene (where Albert and Sylvia kiss each other) suggests otherwise, and that they may meet again. Albert organizes a class rebellion against the innovations, but Laura admonishes them and surprises Mrs. Oleson by speaking up in her favor. However, the old man rejects Joseph because he feels angry and ashamed that his daughter married an Indian. The families return home to Walnut Grove, only to find the town in disrepair and a dispirited and disabled Lars Hanson declining after a stroke. Mr. Edwards, and later, Almanzo and John, become mixed up with the criminal activities of a bumbling gang of outlaws. Fortunately, a friend he has made allows him to stay at his house and be attended by his doctor. When Caroline tells the story of ". The majority of the episodes run approximately 50 minutes (not counting commercials, they have since been edited for syndication to accommodate more commercial time). Later, the adults learn that Nancy's account that she had been recently abandoned by her mother was untrue, and that her mother actually died while giving birth to Nancy, and she had since been moved from orphanage to orphanage because of her incorrigible behavior. This page was last edited on 1 January 2021, at 11:23. the result of the leaves project gives some satisfaction to Laura and Mary. There's No Place Like Home Part 1. Jason begins doing odd jobs for an aging woman, Ruthy Leland (Vera Miles). Meanwhile, Laura and Andy use the Confederate money to decorate the inside walls of their new clubhouse. Little House on the Prairie S01E12 The Award by Little House on … The Galender brothers settle in Walnut Grove, causing trouble for the entire community by intimidating and terrorizing the inhabitants. Click here and start watching the full episode in seconds. Then an obesely overweight boy, Elmer, joins the school and is teased by his classmates, but he is a bright student and Nancy exploits his attraction to her. Carrie goes along with Laura and Mary when they go out collecting insects for a school project, but Carrie wanders off and falls into an abandoned mine shaft. Albert spends much time with her and they fall in love. So Laura seeks him out at the church social, and they share their first kiss on her 16th birthday. (This episode features one of the first looks at the softer side of Nellie's personality.). Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983) Episode List. Rate. She regains her original stamina and also turns out to be Dr. Marvin's last patient because of his failing eyesight. Almanzo makes a mistake in carrying too much uphill and is forced to unload, then finds his goods absconded by a desperately poor family, while Charles gets the hare-brained idea of leaving the beaten path and driving his horses into a creek and private property, picking up a hitchhiker named Kavendish (. Rate. The railroad is coming to Walnut Grove, and with it the promise of jobs and economic growth. Laura, unaware of the danger, visits the Edwards' home and helps nurse her friend back to health. Charles refuses to accept Doc Baker's prognosis that James will not recover, because he believes God has told him James will be healed. 54:55 . Little House On The Prairie Season 9 Episode 16 Home Again (Part I) Little House on the Prairie. While they are waiting, Caroline tells the children the story of how she and Charles met, eventually revealing that she learned that he always has a good reason for keeping her waiting. When Michael Landon decided to leave the show, it got this new name, the focus was put on the characters of Laura and Almanzo, and more recurring characters were added. Rate. However, this causes Mary to worry she will let down the whole town if she fails to win, but her return to Walnut Grove dispels her fears. Initially, Matthew is angry that his parents abandoned him as a baby, but, after learning why they did it and receiving a gift of his late mother's Bible, Mr. Edwards helps him to decide to leave town to live with his father. The fledgling business quickly becomes the target of robbers, and Jonathan becomes a deputy to support the sheriff in dealing with the villains. Then Rev. While Laura and Mary prepare a play for school with Ginny Clark, they learn that Ginny wants her mother, who is a single parent, to date again. A talk with her Pa helps her to decide that honesty will be best for both her and Daniel. In its original NBC telecast, Bless All the Dear Children ranked 18th of 65 programs in the weekly Nielsen ratings, with an 18.2 rating and 27% share of the audience. Laura continues to remind her grandfather Lansford of his deceased wife, and their relationship continues to grow. Then Adam and Mary also move there when Adam takes a position at his late father's law firm. Rate. 59:59. Harriet becomes very depressed, and Doc Baker suggests she and Nels adopt, but it takes a visit from Cassandra to revive Harriet's spirits. When Nellie teases Laura about having Albert as a brother, Laura socks Nellie in the eye. But Albert and Andy prove their worth, hiking for miles through woods to find a comfortable bed and meal in Sleepy Eye during a downpour. When Caroline becomes one of their victims, Charles decides to take action. Little Lou. Error: please try again. Christmas Day brings some surprises, and Carrie learns the meaning of Christmas. Season 6 Episode 16 48m. However, Laura persuades him to stay, and he works on the farm with Almanzo and sobers up. Notes: This is the first appearance of Royal Wilder. 55:15. With help from Charles, Jonathan catches the ringleaders, but then Andy is beaten up by the gang, and the repercussions lead to a violent and tragic outcome. Though weak and seriously ill, Albert is determined to spend the rest of his time in life doing all he can. Laura and Almanzo clash again over their different aspirations for their marriage, and this is aggravated when Laura comes to believe that Almanzo is having an affair with one of his former girlfriends, Brenda Sue. Notes: "Steve Tracy as Percival Dalton" now appears in the opening credits, but they still show "Nellie Oleson" despite her marriage which made her Mrs. Percival Dalton. 54:29 [One Little Tear] Once Upon a Time Season 7 Episode 9 ONLINE FULL!! Andy, though, does improve his grades abruptly by cheating, but Laura sees him doing so during a test. A typhus outbreak hits Walnut Grove, so Doc Baker advises everyone to stay in isolation in their homes. En route to Minneapolis, Mary, Adam and another woman are involved in a serious stagecoach accident due to a faulty wagon wheel. But Hester Sue now has, and she forgives him. Previously, Caroline had scratched her leg on a piece of baling wire, and the minor scratch turns into a serious infection. Rate. Rev. Charles assumes Jack knew his time was coming and decided to spare everyone the sadness of watching him die, but Laura feels guilty about neglecting him. But later, one of his tables with his 'CI' mark is bought as a prized antique at an auction approximately 100 years later in the then present day (1982). Meanwhile Almanzo and Mr. Carter travel to San Francisco for the Grange with a series of humorous adventures including the culture shock of a Japanese hotel, bathhouse, and eating with chopsticks, getting arrested after a false accusation by the very old lady who pick-pocketed them, and sneaking home aboard a dingy cattle car with a single apple to split. Edwards, feeling responsible, uses his own money to finance various schemes to persuade the teenage boy to return home. Then Almanzo joins Charles in a well-paid job hauling mining equipment to Arizona which takes them away for two months. But first, they must face Albert's birth father, Jeremy Quinn, who wants a son who can help him on his farm. After Rose recovers, Laura acknowledges that she had been wrong and that Doc Baker is a good doctor, and she persuades him to stay. As Charles and Mr. Edwards search for Laura, she is looked after by Johnathan, a heaven-sent stranger (Ernest Borgnine) who helps her realize how much she really means to her father. When Sylvia and her father refuse to explain, Albert comes under suspicion. He also gets along well with James and Cassandra, so he decides that he can now offer them a home with him in Minneapolis. 0:12. The citizens of Walnut Grove organize a posse to track him down, but, as they are searching for him, he chances upon the Wilders' house, and Laura and Jenny must rely on their wits to escape from a dangerous situation. Little House on the Prairie S01E09 School Mom by Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983) Doradebiane. Mrs. Oleson spreads the news around the town, suggesting that Albert is the father. Also, the Tompkins' own son bitterly resents their arrival and sets up James for an unjust whipping. Charles has an idea for a way to help Olga, despite her embittered father Jon's-(Jan Merlin) lack of support; who doesn't want his daughter to go anywhere in her condition. Conti Angelo2016. Later, Charles is devastated to see his dear friend Mr. Edwards sick with the typhus, but something Edwards says helps Charles and the Doc find the source of the disease: cornmeal that has been contaminated by rats. However later on Matthew leaves to live with his birth father. Caroline responds to a plea for help from a childhood friend, Louisa Beckwith, by travelling with Doc Baker to a mining camp where there is an outbreak of influenza. But they have different ideas about what will be best for Almanzo. 17 Sep. 1979 Back to School (Part I) 8.6 (211) 0. However, this final match strains elderly Milo's heart, and he dies after the match concludes with his victory and his pride restored. Albert and Willie see what she is doing and get her into trouble with Laura, but Nancy blames Elmer who decides to quit school, so the boys have to put things right. Albert is officially adopted in this episode. The next day for the final exams, Mrs. Garvey forces Nellie to remove her jacket she uses to hide cheat sheets. March 7, 1983. He completes the sale of their homestead to the Carter family from New York, and is given a farewell party by his friends. Mary decides to 'lose' her glasses, until she sees Miss Beadle's handsome boyfriend. This error is entirely corrected on the "Deluxe Remastered Edition" of TV's Little House on the Prairie which bears the copyright dates from 1974 to 1983 and now 2014. 7. S5 E2 48m. After Caroline complains about the small size of her kitchen, Charles decides to build an addition onto the house, but after starting the work he has to leave to take a rush delivery to Mankato. However, the eye doctor discovers that Mary is only experiencing a rare condition in which her senses perceive the heat in sunlight as light [now known as, When many Walnut Grove townsfolk, including Laura, Albert and Adam, become seriously ill after eating, Laura and Albert's friend from school Dylan-(. Louisa gives birth to a healthy baby boy but then dies in childbirth. He is now wealthy, having finally hit a big gold strike, and a donation to pay for a new roof for the church makes him popular in town. (John and Sarah Carter - they have two sons, Jeb and Jason.) Elsewhere, Caroline and Mrs Oleson find they are rivals, Nels and Charles join forces to enter a donkey-riding contest, and Laura quickly loses all her spending money and then has trouble trying to stay with both Carrie and Bandit. Nellie discovers that Laura has "borrowed" a music box from her room and decides to blackmail her. A vengeful Larabee goes to the Garveys house with a shotgun, but Andy is the only one home and Larabee lashes out at him, accidentally injuring him. Larabee's wife, as a result of his hatred of many people, takes their sons and leaves him. Guest Star: The telephone comes to Walnut Grove when Harriet Oleson buys the local franchise, and, as the switchboard operator, Harriet listens in on all the phone conversations. So Caroline moves out of the house and organizes other wives in a mass 'walk out' from their matrimonial duties. When O'Neil wants to strictly enforce the terms of their deal, threatening the Ingalls' prospects, the businessmen of Walnut Grove, who have seen Charles's willingness to work, come to his aid. 6. Reverend Alden gets badly hurt while on his way to collect donations for a struggling town in another part of his parish. Harper's alcoholism has taken a deep toll on the family, which is coming apart because of the lack of a strong head of the household. When the baby dies soon afterwards, Laura is crushed with guilt, and Reverend Alden advises that she needs to get closer to God. Their fathers, who are secretly following them, wind up having to shovel manure in order to sleep in a barn, and then fall off a log bridge. Meanwhile, Albert falls for a new girl in town, but she only has eyes for Andy. Almanzo proposes to Laura, who accepts, but Charles insists that they should not marry until Laura is eighteen. But soon, Mary finds a source of hope in her new teacher, Adam Kendall, and as the two young people work together they find they have much in common. When the children's Uncle Jed (E.J. He is soon leaving this large blind school to accept a better teaching position at a smaller school in Winoka. Overhearing that his daughter is ashamed of him, the man tells his family that he got a job out of town, but instead sleeps in a storeroom in the blind school, where he works. Laura's imagination runs wild on Halloween when she sees Nels apparently cutting off Mrs. Oleson's head, but only Carl will believe her. She goes to care for Almanzo and, with the matter of the 'other woman' cleared up, they make up. Nellie finds out that she is pregnant, which comes as a shock to her mother. When there is a drought, Gray, who owns the neighbouring farm, dams the stream which also waters Almanzo's land, thereby threatening Almanzo's crop and his ability to meet the deal. When Adam Simms (Joshua Bryant) and his shoeless son Luke move to town, Adam instantly takes a liking to Miss Eva Beadle, while Luke and Nellie fall in love. 7. After one of Mary's students tries to kiss her and she hits him to stop him, Miss Peel accuses Mary of being a 'Jezebel', and, feeling outnumbered, Mary retreats home. Nellie does not help him learn to study but instead shows him an even "better" way to succeed by cheating, which she has also been doing. As construction of the new school for the blind is progressing, Adam gets the news that his father has died, and when he and Laura go to New York they learn that his father's entire estate has been wiped out by his heavy debts and cannot now finance the new school building. Pete begrudgingly resigns to making football practice less severe, after nearly destroying his marriage and family life. Laura has a serious talk to Willie about responsibility, which he takes seriously, particularly after Laura (now five months pregnant) collapses from heat stroke trying to save the orchard during a heatwave. 7.1 (186) 0. Meanwhile when Jon finds out that Charles was fitting Olga with specially adaptive shoes, he goes to the Ingalls house to confront him, and the two of them begin to physically attack each other; suddenly the fight abruptly comes to a stop when Jon tearfully sees his daughter happily playing with the other children. Guest stars: Ray Bolger (The Wizard of Oz), Eileen Heckart. 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