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Little House on the Prairie Season 1 Episodes

24 Episodes 1974 - 1975

Episode 1

A Harvest of Friends

Wed, Sep 11, 1974 60 mins

There's money for farmland, but nothing left over for a plow and seed. Michael Landon. Liam O'Neil: Ramon Bieri. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson.

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Episode 2

Country Girls

Wed, Sep 18, 1974 60 mins

A lesson about snobbery awaits the Ingalls girls on their first day at school. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson. Nellie: Alison Arngrim.

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Episode 3

The 100-Mile Walk

Wed, Sep 25, 1974 60 mins

After his crop is destroyed by hail, Charles hits the road in a search for work. Charles: Michael Landon. Peters: Don Knight. Jacobsen: Richard O. Hurst.

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Episode 4

Mr. Edwards' Homecoming

Wed, Oct 2, 1974 60 mins

Caroline turns matchmaker when Charles brings home their bachelor neighbor from Kansas. Edwards: Victor French. Grace: Bonnie Bartlett. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Charles: Michael Landon.

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Episode 5

The Love of Johnny Johnson

Wed, Oct 9, 1974 60 mins

Laura fancies a shy new classmate who seems to have eyes only for Mary (Melissa Sue Anderson). Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Charles: Michael Landon.

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Episode 6

If I Should Wake Before I Die

Wed, Oct 23, 1974 60 mins

To gather her family together, elderly Amy Hearn fakes her death and arranges for a wake on her 80th birthday. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Dr. Baker: Kevin Hagen. Laura: Melissa Gilbert.

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Episode 7

Town Party, Country Party

Wed, Oct 30, 1974 60 mins

A twisted ankle gives Laura insight into the plight of a disabled schoolmate (Kim Richards). Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Nordstrom: Jan Merlin. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 8

Ma's Holiday

Wed, Nov 6, 1974 60 mins

Inexperienced Mr. Edwards baby-sits with the girls while their parents are away for a few days. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 9

School Mom

Wed, Nov 13, 1974 60 mins

Substitute teacher Caroline finds her biggest challenge in a shy teenager who never learned to read or write. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Charles: Michael Landon. Laura: Melissa Gilbert.

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Episode 10

The Raccoon

Wed, Nov 20, 1974 60 mins

Although her father advises against it, Laura tries to tame a raccoon. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson. Dr. Baker: Kevin Hagen.

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Episode 11

The Voice of Tinker Jones

Wed, Dec 4, 1974 60 mins

A mute traveling coppersmith plays a key role in resolving a squabble over a bell for the church. Tinker Jones: Chuck McCann. Charles: Michael Landon.

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Episode 12

The Award

Wed, Dec 11, 1974 60 mins

Mary's life is filled with complications as she prepares for a special exam. Mary: Melissa Sue Anderson. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Miss Beadle: Charlotte Stewart.

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Episode 13

The Lord Is My Shepherd: Part 1

Wed, Dec 18, 1974 60 mins

A son is born to the Ingalls, and everyone rejoices except Laura, who is afraid that the baby will replace her in her father's affections. First of two parts. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 14

The Lord Is My Shepherd: Part 2

Wed, Dec 18, 1974 60 mins

Conclusion. A mountain hermit comforts Laura, who has run away out of guilt over the death of a baby brother she never wanted. Laura: Melissa Gilbert. Charles: Michael Landon.

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Episode 15

Christmas at Plum Creek

Wed, Dec 25, 1974 60 mins

The Ingalls family is short on cash but long on ingenuity in celebrating Christmas at Plum Creek. Michael Landon, Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert.

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Episode 16

Family Quarrel

Wed, Jan 15, 1975 60 mins

The Olesons finally separate, and neither will budge an inch to patch up their differences. Oleson: Richard Bull. Mrs. Oleson: Katherine MacGregor. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 17

Doctor's Lady

Wed, Jan 22, 1975 60 mins

Dr. Baker romances Mrs. Oleson's niece (Anne Archer). Dr. Baker: Kevin Hagen. Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert.

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Episode 18

Plague

Wed, Jan 29, 1975 60 mins

An epidemic of typhus breaks out in Walnut Grove. Charles: Michael Landon. Dr. Baker: Kevin Hagen. Edwards: Victor French. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 19

The Circus Man

Wed, Feb 5, 1975 60 mins

A traveling entertainer dispenses powders with "healing powers." Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert.

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Episode 20

Child of Pain

Wed, Feb 12, 1975 60 mins

An alcoholic farmer habitually beats his son (Johnny Lee). Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 21

Money Crop

Wed, Feb 19, 1975 60 mins

Hope turns to anger when a young agronomist fails to return from Minneapolis with a promising new seed corn. Charles: Michael Landon. Trudy: Julie Cobb. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 22

Survival

Wed, Feb 26, 1975 60 mins

A U.S. marshal involves the family in his vindictive pursuit of a Sioux (Robert Tessier). Charles: Michael Landon. Caroline: Karen Grassle.

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Episode 23

To See the World

Wed, Mar 5, 1975 60 mins

Farm boy Johnny Johnson runs off to see the world. Edwards: Victor French. Mimi: Alice Brandon. Davis: James Griffith. Ben Slick: Bob Hoy.

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Episode 24

Founder's Day

Wed, May 7, 1975 60 mins

An aging logger puts his pride on the line in the Founder's Day log-chopping contest. Charles: Michael Landon. Helen: Ann Doran. Caroline: Karen Grassle. Laura: Melissa Gilbert.

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