Mr. Montague, a renowned author who is undergoing research for his next book, moves in with Laura and Almanzo at their newly implemented boarding house. He proves to be quite an interesting and unexpected addition to the Walnut Grove community. Meanwhile, Mr. Edwards faces a moral dilemma when Philip Rogers - the biological father of his recently adopted son Matthew - shows up to reclaim the boy.
On his way back from Sleepy Eye, Isaiah Edwards meets up with a dying old man, whose last request is for Isaiah to take care of his 3-year-old Blanche. It isn't until later that Isaiah realizes that this "little girl" is actually an orangutan! Most of Walnut Grove is happy to welcome Blanche into their community, but the trouble starts when Harriet Oleson gets involved.
When young Jason Carter accepts his first job as an assistant to an aging woman in Walnut Grove, he just wants to earn some money and buy his mother a birthday gift. However, as Jason spends more time with Ruthy Leland, he learns the incredible power of friendship, as well as the painful lessons that sometimes come with it.
When young Jason Carter accepts his first job as an assistant to an aging woman in Walnut Grove, he just wants to earn some money and buy his mother a birthday gift.
With the birth of a beautiful baby boy in the spring, it appears that Laura and Almanzo's family is now complete.
Charles is forced to address Albert's recent criminal behavior. The two of them take a trip back to Walnut Grove, and Charles is hopeful that the experience will straighten out his son. But Albert's issues run deeper than anyone ever imagined. A shipment of morphine goes missing from Doc Baker's office, and all evidence points to Albert, forcing Charles to accept the real truth about him.
After substituting for Etta Plum at Walnut Grove's school, Laura realizes that being a housewife is not enough for her restless spirit. She begins writing a book of anecdotes about her life on the prairie, and after she wins a contest, she has a real chance at getting it published - but of course, there's a catch.
The Older Brothers is a gang that used to have a notorious reputation. First they hold up Mr. Edwards but end up losing the money. Then they try to get ransom money for Mr. Edwards, but that doesn't go as planned. When they realize that there is a reward being offered for their capture, they turn themselves in for the money, but they are in for a surprise.
Sarah Carter's estranged father Elliot shows up unexpectedly with painful news. As the man plans an extended visit and causes trouble throughout town, it becomes evident why he was separated from his daughter's family for so many years. Over time, Sarah must come to terms with the fact that she never really had a healthy relationship with her father, and time is running out to fix it.
Dr. Marvin Haynes has been practicing in Walnut Grove, but his failing eyesight prevents him from renewing his license, leaving him angry and depressed over the loss of his career. Meanwhile, Jenny Wilder suffers physical and speech impairments after a swimming accident, and Marvin reclaims his sense of self-worth by helping her recover.
Mr. Edwards is suspicious of a handsome young minister sent to Walnut Grove by the diocese and Reverend Alden feels his position is threatened.
Laura's childhood friend, Jane Canfield, comes back to Walnut Grove. Despite being blind, she develops a fondness for Isaiah Edwards (who is twice her age), and the two fall in love. Jane's vision is restored when she receives eye surgery. Isaiah is hopeful about building a future with her, but negative input from his friends turn this into one of the most difficult decisions of his life.
Having a railroad built to pass directly through Walnut Grove sounds like a wonderful idea for many town residents, particularly since it would increase the size and popularity of the area. Others are concerned that it would destroy their quiet, simplistic lifestyle, and when they decide to fight it, lives are threatened.
The Olesons are thrilled to learn that Nellie is returning home for a visit, but Nancy is not pleased about sharing the spotlight. Tension flies as Nellie receives attention from everyone in town, and despite Nellie's efforts, Nancy refuses to build any relationship with her older sister. Nancy's resentment prompts her to run away to the woods, where she gets lost and faces serious danger.
Matthew's life has taken a complete turn, thanks to the love and support of so many people in Walnut Grove, and he is now living happily with Mr. Edwards. The trouble is, a certain someone has called McQueen back to town, and the man will do anything to get the child back, even if it means a long and tedious court case.
Little House On The Prairie clip - starring Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson, Richard Bull, Katherine MacGregor.
Life on the frontier brings trials and triumphs for the beloved Ingalls family in Season 4 of this 22-episode saga that includes a devastating drowning, Laura's kidnapping, crime and outlaws in Walnut Grove, Nellie's marriage, Caroline's pregnancy, Mary's blindness, and more.
Follow TV's favorite frontier family as they move near Mary's school for the blind in season five, and relive the touching moments when orphan Albert wins Charles' heart, when Mary conquers self-doubt, when they return to Walnut Grove, and when Laura helps a friend realize his dying wish.
When Almanzo Wilder moves to Walnut Grove, in the series' sixth season, Laura Ingalls will never be the same. Completely restored and remastered, all 23 uncut episodes shine.
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It's a fond farewell for the Ingalls, in the ninth and final season, when they leave their "little house."
In season seven of this timeless series, change is in the air! Laura and Almanzo say, "I do." Adam's sight returns and he and Mary open a law practice. Laura begins teaching. Nellie's pregnancy ignites a dispute. Albert's love for Sylvia stirs rumors. The Ingalls consider adoption. Captured with restored picture and sound, this season's 22 uncut episodes are a collection to cherish.
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Little House on the Prairie," based on the young adult book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, was one of the most beloved shows on television when it ran from 1974 to 1983. "Little House" told the story of the Ingalls family's life on a Minnesota farm in the late 1800s.
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