Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie - NBC

NBC

Series

1974

TVG

Drama

Based on the book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Ingalls family struggles to survive in 1870s after settling on a farm near a small rural town in Minnesota.

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1974–1983 Series 9 Seasons276 Episodes

Upcoming TV Airings

The airings below are based on a generic national schedule. Times and dates can vary by TV provider.

Friday, May 24

Days of Sunshine, Days of Shadow

Season 8 • Episode 18

Almanzo rejects Laura's attempts to help him walk, until she loses hope as well.

Friday, May 24

A Promise to Keep

Season 8 • Episode 19

Isaiah Edwards seeks refuge with the Ingallses after his wife throws him out for drinking.

Friday, May 24

A Faraway Cry

Season 8 • Episode 20

Caroline and Dr. Baker go to an unhealthy mining camp to care for her ailing, pregnant friend.

Friday, May 24

He Was Only Twelve

Season 8 • Episode 21

Charles, Albert and Mr. Edwards follow robbers who shot James.

Saturday, May 25

He Was Only Twelve

Season 8 • Episode 21

Charles, Albert and Mr. Edwards follow robbers who shot James.

Saturday, May 25

Times Are Changing

Season 9 • Episode 1

The Carters buy the Ingalls' farm; Laura welcomes teacher Etta Plum and Almanzo's relatives.

Saturday, May 25

Times Are Changing

Season 9 • Episode 2

Jenny blames herself for Royal's death; Jeb Carter overcomes fear to save Jenny from drowning.

Saturday, May 25

Welcome to Olesonville

Season 9 • Episode 3

An elderly farmer (Lew Ayres) urges Almanzo to run for mayor to oppose Mrs. Oleson.

Saturday, May 25

Rage

Season 9 • Episode 4

A deranged man attacks his wife and child, then takes Laura and her daughter hostage.

Sunday, May 26

The Pride of Walnut Grove

Season 2 • Episode 14

Caroline takes Mary to Minneapolis for a state arithmetic championship, leaving Laura in charge.

Monday, May 27

A Matter of Faith

Season 2 • Episode 15

A deadly infection fells Caroline before she can join her family on a camping trip.

Monday, May 27

The Runaway Caboose

Season 2 • Episode 16

Charles and Mr. Edwards race to rescue Mary, Laura and a friend from a runaway caboose.

Monday, May 27

Crossed Connections

Season 6 • Episode 15

Mrs. Oleson listens in on everyone's calls when telephone lines are installed in Walnut Grove.

Monday, May 27

The Angry Heart

Season 6 • Episode 16

The Ingalls' elderly neighbors are dismayed that their teenage grandson is a bully.

Monday, May 27

The Werewolf of Walnut Grove

Season 6 • Episode 17

Albert and Laura plan to frighten a bully whose disruptions caused the teacher to resign.

Monday, May 27

Little Lou

Season 9 • Episode 5

Mrs. Oleson's prejudice troubles a former circus dwarf who is trying to raise his daughter alone.

Monday, May 27

The Wild Boy

Season 9 • Episode 6

Mr. Edwards is determined a carnival owner will not regain custody of an abused mute boy.

Monday, May 27

The Wild Boy

Season 9 • Episode 6

Mr. Edwards is determined a carnival owner will not regain custody of an abused mute boy.

Monday, May 27

The Return of Nellie

Season 9 • Episode 8

Nancy gets angry when her competition, Mrs. Nellie Oleson Dalton, visits Walnut Grove.

Tuesday, May 28

Whatever Happened to the Class of '56?

Season 6 • Episode 18

Charles and Caroline feel inferior to former classmates at a 25-year high-school reunion.

Tuesday, May 28

Darkness Is My Friend

Season 6 • Episode 19

Three escaped convicts, one wounded, take hostages at the School for the Blind.

Tuesday, May 28

Silent Promises

Season 6 • Episode 20

Laura's sign-language pupil (Alban Branton) falls in love with her.

Tuesday, May 28

The Empire Builders

Season 9 • Episode 9

Walnut Grove farmers will be forced off their land when the construction of a railroad begins.

Tuesday, May 28

For My Lady

Season 2 • Episode 19

Charles' family is suspicious when he does odd jobs for a widow.

Tuesday, May 28

Love

Season 9 • Episode 10

Mr. Edwards' friends disapprove when he falls for a 19-year-old blind girl.

Tuesday, May 28

Centennial

Season 2 • Episode 20

A Russian emigrant (Theodore Bikel) objects to cancellation of the centennial party.

Tuesday, May 28

Alden's Dilemma

Season 9 • Episode 11

Mr. Edwards believes a new minister dates married women and wants the Rev. Alden's job.

Tuesday, May 28

Soldier's Return

Season 2 • Episode 21

A gentle and sensitive musician returns to Walnut Grove to resume his career as a teacher.

Tuesday, May 28

Marvin's Garden

Season 9 • Episode 12

An elderly, ailing doctor (Ralph Bellamy) takes partially paralyzed Jenny as his last patient.

Wednesday, May 29

May We Make Them Proud

Season 6 • Episode 21

A fire at the School for the Blind kills two people, one Mary's son.

Wednesday, May 29

May We Make Them Proud

Season 6 • Episode 22

The loss of her baby shatters Mary; the residents attempt to recover from the shock.

Wednesday, May 29

Wilder and Wilder

Season 6 • Episode 23

Charles hopes Laura's affections will shift to Almanzo's flamboyant younger brother.

Wednesday, May 29

Sins of the Fathers

Season 9 • Episode 14

Sarah's publisher father demands she return to her life of luxury in New York.

Wednesday, May 29

Going Home

Season 2 • Episode 22

A crop-destroying tornado convinces Charles to sell the farm and return to his old home.

Wednesday, May 29

The Older Brothers

Season 9 • Episode 13

Mr. Edwards stumbles into a robbery by the Younger gang and is mistaken for one of them.

Wednesday, May 29

The Collection

Season 3 • Episode 1

A con man, garbed as a man of the cloth, arrives in Walnut Grove.

Wednesday, May 29

Once Upon a Time

Season 9 • Episode 15

After Laura wins a writing contest, a Minneapolis publisher asks her to alter her stories.

Wednesday, May 29

I'll Ride the Wind

Season 3 • Episode 12

Mr. Edwards' adopted son, John, refuses a college scholarship when Mary agrees to be his wife.

Wednesday, May 29

Home Again

Season 9 • Episode 16

Charles decides to bring Albert back to Walnut Grove.

Thursday, May 30

Second Spring

Season 6 • Episode 24

His wife's nagging sends Nels on the road, where he meets a charming woman (Suzanne Rogers).

Thursday, May 30

Sweet Sixteen

Season 6 • Episode 25

Almanzo realizes Laura's maturity when she passes the teaching exam and receives her license.

Thursday, May 30

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Season 6 • Episode 26

Charles forbids young Laura to marry Almanzo; Nellie meets her parents' accountant.

Thursday, May 30

Home Again

Season 9 • Episode 17

Charles discovers a morphine addiction is causing Albert's anger.

Thursday, May 30

The Race

Season 3 • Episode 3

Only Laura's tired steed challenges Nellie's Thoroughbred in an annual race.

Thursday, May 30

A Child With No Name

Season 9 • Episode 18

Laura holds Dr. Baker responsible for her newborn son's sudden, mysterious death.

Thursday, May 30

Bunny

Season 3 • Episode 2

Nellie feigns injury after an argument with Laura, then tries to manipulate others.

Thursday, May 30

The Last Summer

Season 9 • Episode 19

Jason spends his time with a wealthy, childless neighbor.

Thursday, May 30

The Monster of Walnut Grove

Season 3 • Episode 5

Laura thinks she saw Mr. Oleson kill his wife, but no one believes her.

Thursday, May 30

For the Love of Blanche

Season 9 • Episode 20

Isaiah promises to care for a dying man's "child" -- a baby orangutan.

Friday, May 31

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

Season 6 • Episode 27

Laura mistakenly believes departed Almanzo has a new girlfriend; Percival changes Nellie.

Friday, May 31

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Season 7 • Episode 1

Almanzo refuses to let Laura take a teaching job despite losing his money in a bad property deal.

Friday, May 31

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Season 7 • Episode 2

Almanzo's pride dissolves the engagement, but Eliza Jane plans to reunite him with Laura.

Friday, May 31

May I Have This Dance?

Season 9 • Episode 21

Willie's mother reacts angrily to news of the 16-year-old's engagement.

Friday, May 31

Journey in the Spring

Season 3 • Episode 6

Charles rushes to Wisconsin to be with his suicidal, widowed father.

Friday, May 31

Hello and Goodbye

Season 9 • Episode 22

Matthew meets the father who abandoned him; a famous author stays at the Wilder boarding house.

Friday, May 31

Journey in the Spring

Season 3 • Episode 7

Charles' father stays with the Ingalls, but an incident with Laura deepens his depression.

Friday, May 31

Pilot

Season 1 •

The Ingalls family leaves the little house in the Big Woods and heads West.

Friday, May 31

Fred

Season 3 • Episode 8

Laura cannot understand why the rest of the family doesn't like her cranky billy goat.

Friday, May 31

A Harvest of Friends

Season 1 • Episode 1

After promising to fix a store's roof and stack sacks of grain, Charles falls out of a tree.

Friday, May 31

Country Girls

Season 1 • Episode 2

Before their first day of school, Laura and Mary worry other students won't accept them.

Friday, May 31

The 100-Mile Walk

Season 1 • Episode 3

After wheat is destroyed, farmers must take risky quarry jobs.

Friday, May 31

Mr. Edwards' Homecoming

Season 1 • Episode 4

Caroline plays matchmaker for Charles' old friend, Mr. Edwards, and an attractive local widow.

Friday, May 31

The Love of Johnny Johnson

Season 1 • Episode 5

Laura falls for a new student (Mitch Vogel), who shows a greater interest in Mary.

Friday, May 31

If I Should Wake Before I Die

Season 1 • Episode 6

Charles helps a woman stage her own wake to ensure her distant children's attendance.

Saturday, June 1

Town Party, Country Party

Season 1 • Episode 7

Laura befriends a lonely, crippled girl (Kim Richards) sheltered by her father.

Saturday, June 1

Ma's Holiday

Season 1 • Episode 8

Caroline reluctantly goes on a six day vacation.

Saturday, June 1

School Mom

Season 1 • Episode 9

Substitute-teacher Caroline deals with a boy (Dirk Blocker) ridiculed for his limited literacy.

Saturday, June 1

The Raccoon

Season 1 • Episode 10

After Laura's pet raccoon bites her and the dog, Charles and Caroline discover it is rabid.

Saturday, June 1

The Voice of Tinker Jones

Season 1 • Episode 11

A mute coppersmith (Chuck McCann) plans to end a controversy over a proposed church bell.

Sunday, June 2

The Hunters

Season 3 • Episode 10

Laura asks help when Charles has a accident.

Monday, June 3

The Fighter

Season 4 • Episode 10

A friend convinces Charles to enter a prizefight against an aging boxer.

Monday, June 3

A New Beginning

Season 7 • Episode 3

Toughs thwart Jonathan and Andy's attempts to start a freight line in Sleepy Eye.

Monday, June 3

Fight, Team, Fight

Season 7 • Episode 4

A former gridiron star coaches Walnut Grove's football team, but his tyranny endangers his players.

Monday, June 3

The Silent Cry

Season 7 • Episode 5

A boy runs away with his mute, younger brother when he hears that no one will adopt both of them.

Monday, June 3

The Award

Season 1 • Episode 12

Mary accidentally sets the barn on fire while cramming for an important school competition.

Monday, June 3

Little Girl Lost

Season 3 • Episode 4

A drunken former miner (John Ireland) must rescue Carrie from a deep hole.

Monday, June 3

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Season 1 • Episode 13

Feeling rejected, Laura does not pray for the recovery of her sickly newborn brother.

Monday, June 3

Quarantine

Season 3 • Episode 13

Laura tries to help Mr. Edwards and his daughter, stricken with fever.

Monday, June 3

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Season 1 • Episode 14

A mountain man (Ernest Borgnine) helps Laura deal with guilt over the baby's death.

Monday, June 3

Little Women

Season 3 • Episode 14

Mrs. Oleson casts Nellie as lead in kids' play.

Monday, June 3

Christmas at Plum Creek

Season 1 • Episode 15

The Ingalls struggle with limited funds as they decide on Christmas gifts.

Tuesday, June 4

Portrait of Love

Season 7 • Episode 6

A mother tries to reunite with her daughter.

Tuesday, June 4

Divorce, Walnut Grove Style

Season 7 • Episode 7

Laura brawls with a woman she considers her rival, then leaves Almanzo.

Tuesday, June 4

Dearest Albert, I'll Miss You

Season 7 • Episode 8

Albert tells a pen pal he is tall and athletic; she fabricates to hide her paralysis.

Tuesday, June 4

Family Quarrel

Season 1 • Episode 16

The Olesons separate after arguing about the quality of the Ingalls' eggs.

Tuesday, June 4

Injun Kid

Season 3 • Episode 15

The Ingalls try to help a half-Indian boy, rejected by the town and his white grandfather.

Tuesday, June 4

Doctor's Lady

Season 1 • Episode 17

Doc Baker falls in love treating Mrs. Oleson's niece for an injured arm.

Tuesday, June 4

To Live With Fear

Season 3 • Episode 16

Only dangerous work pays enough for Charles to afford an operation to save Mary.

Tuesday, June 4

Plague

Season 1 • Episode 18

Doc Baker drafts Charles to help townspeople quarantined during a typhus outbreak.

Tuesday, June 4

To Live With Fear

Season 3 • Episode 17

Mr. Edwards fumes when Charles endangers a Chinese railroad crew to rush a blasting job.

Tuesday, June 4

The Circus Man

Season 1 • Episode 19

A traveling showman (Red Buttons) hawks a supposedly medicinal powder from India.

Wednesday, June 5

The In-Laws

Season 7 • Episode 9

Charles and Almanzo run a race to determine which is the shortest route for a freight line.

Wednesday, June 5

To See the Light

Season 7 • Episode 10

Mary is afraid when Adam's sight is restored.

Wednesday, June 5

To See the Light

Season 7 • Episode 11

Mary feels like a burden when Adam resumes his education to be a lawyer.

Wednesday, June 5

Child of Pain

Season 1 • Episode 20

Caroline volunteers Charles to keep a round-the-clock watch on a drunken, abusive father.

Wednesday, June 5

The Wisdom of Solomon

Season 3 • Episode 18

A black boy (Todd Bridges) offers to be the Ingalls' slave in exchange for attending school.

Wednesday, June 5

Money Crop

Season 1 • Episode 21

A school-trained farmer (Alan Fudge) convinces Charles to switch from wheat to a new corn variety.

Wednesday, June 5

The Music Box

Season 3 • Episode 19

Laura suffers guilt after stealing Nellie's music box, then becomes Nellie's blackmail victim.

Wednesday, June 5

Survival

Season 1 • Episode 22

A Dakota pursued by a determined sheriff (Jack Ging) rescues Charles in a fierce blizzard.

Wednesday, June 5

The Election

Season 3 • Episode 20

The boys want to prove a slow-witted male classmate can beat Mary and Nellie for class president.

Wednesday, June 5

To See the World

Season 1 • Episode 23

A farm boy (Mitch Vogel) takes Mr. Edward's tales to heart and heads to the big city.

Thursday, June 6

Oleson Versus Oleson

Season 7 • Episode 12

The women of Walnut Grove revolt when the men won't alter a law giving property to husbands only.

Thursday, June 6

Come, Let Us Reason Together

Season 7 • Episode 13

Nellie and Percival argue over whether their unborn child will be raised as a Jew or a Christian.

Thursday, June 6

The Nephews

Season 7 • Episode 14

Almanzo's two visiting nephews almost break up the Wilders' marriage and home.

Thursday, June 6

Founder's Day

Season 1 • Episode 24

A tough logger's (Forrest Tucker) disdain goads Charles into the Founder's Day chopping contest.

Thursday, June 6

Gold Country

Season 3 • Episode 21

The Ingalls and Edwards try their luck in the gold fields.

Thursday, June 6

The Richest Man in Walnut Grove

Season 2 • Episode 1

A company owing money to Charles goes bankrupt, leaving him deeply in debt.

Thursday, June 6

Gold Country

Season 3 • Episode 22

Charles faces reality when a recluse pays a deadly price for telling Laura a secret.

Thursday, June 6

Four Eyes

Season 2 • Episode 2

Mary's failing eyes cause problems with her schoolwork, forcing Charles to seek help.

Thursday, June 6

Castoffs

Season 4 • Episode 1

Only Walnut Grove's children welcome an old wanderer (Hermione Baddeley).

Thursday, June 6

Ebenezer Sprague

Season 2 • Episode 3

A nasty banker accuses Laura of befriending him just to get a loan for Charles.

Friday, June 7

Make a Joyful Noise

Season 7 • Episode 15

A black farmer tries to win the hand of the blind school's teacher from a fancy-dressing undertaker.

Friday, June 7

Goodbye Mrs. Wilder

Season 7 • Episode 16

Mrs. Oleson's constant interference prompts Laura to quit as Walnut Grove's teacher.

Friday, June 7

Sylvia

Season 7 • Episode 17

Albert falls in love with a 14-year-old, unaware she is the victim of rape.

Friday, June 7

Haunted House

Season 2 • Episode 5

Laura decides to find out for herself if a hermit (John Anderson) is really a maniac.

Friday, June 7

Times of Change

Season 4 • Episode 2

A Grange convention in Chicago disillusions Charles; Mary drifts away from John.

Friday, June 7

The Spring Dance

Season 2 • Episode 6

Laura and Widow Snider (Bonnie Bartlett) scheme to get dates for the spring dance.

Friday, June 7

My Ellen

Season 4 • Episode 3

A grieving mother who blames Laura for her child's drowning holds the girl hostage.

Friday, June 7

The Big Inning

Season 2 • Episode 4

The Green-Stockings of Sleepy Eye challenge the men of Walnut Grove to a baseball game.

Friday, June 7

The Handyman

Season 4 • Episode 4

Caroline faces temptation when handyman finds her attractive.

Friday, June 7

The Camp-Out

Season 2 • Episode 9

Mrs. Oleson invites her family along on the Ingalls' camping vacation.

Friday, June 7

Remember Me

Season 2 • Episode 7

A dying widow (Patricia Neal) asks the Ingalls to help find homes for her children.

Friday, June 7

Remember Me

Season 2 • Episode 8

When it appears the widow's children must be separated, Mr. Edwards makes an announcement.

Friday, June 7

At the End of the Rainbow

Season 2 • Episode 10

Laura thinks she has found gold and imagines the glamorous life it can buy.

Friday, June 7

The Gift

Season 2 • Episode 11

Mary and Laura invest in patent medicines to raise funds for a gift for the Rev. Alden.

Friday, June 7

His Father's Son

Season 2 • Episode 12

Mr. Edwards' adopted son, an avid reader, shows no interest in hunting.

Friday, June 7

The Talking Machine

Season 2 • Episode 13

A voice-recording device broadcasts Laura's love for a new boy (Eric Shea) all over town.

Saturday, June 8

The Pride of Walnut Grove

Season 2 • Episode 14

Caroline takes Mary to Minneapolis for a state arithmetic championship, leaving Laura in charge.

Saturday, June 8

A Matter of Faith

Season 2 • Episode 15

A deadly infection fells Caroline before she can join her family on a camping trip.

Saturday, June 8

The Runaway Caboose

Season 2 • Episode 16

Charles and Mr. Edwards race to rescue Mary, Laura and a friend from a runaway caboose.

Saturday, June 8

Troublemaker

Season 2 • Episode 17

A strict teacher (Richard Basehart) develops an instant dislike for Laura.

Saturday, June 8

The Long Road Home

Season 2 • Episode 18

Charles and Mr. Edwards transport highly sensitive explosives.

Sunday, June 9

The Wolves

Season 4 • Episode 5

A pack of starving dogs arrives at the Ingalls farm, where Mary is alone with the children.

Monday, June 10

The Creeper of Walnut Grove

Season 4 • Episode 6

Sleuths Laura and Andy try to track down a thief in Walnut Grove.

Monday, June 10

To Run and Hide

Season 4 • Episode 7

Despondent Doc Baker retires after the death of a farmer who refused medical attention.

Monday, June 10

Sylvia

Season 7 • Episode 18

Albert secretly plans to marry Sylvia to prevent her father from taking her to another state.

Monday, June 10

Blind Justice

Season 7 • Episode 19

The residents object when new lawyer Adam defends a man accused of land fraud.

Monday, June 10

I Do, Again

Season 7 • Episode 20

Caroline and Laura announce their pregnancies.

Monday, June 10

For My Lady

Season 2 • Episode 19

Charles' family is suspicious when he does odd jobs for a widow.

Monday, June 10

The Aftermath

Season 4 • Episode 8

Frank and Jesse James, posing as businessmen, hire Mary to run errands and then take her hostage.

Monday, June 10

Centennial

Season 2 • Episode 20

A Russian emigrant (Theodore Bikel) objects to cancellation of the centennial party.

Monday, June 10

The High Cost of Being Right

Season 4 • Episode 9

Jonathan's objections to his wife's needed new job leads to a separation.

Monday, June 10

Soldier's Return

Season 2 • Episode 21

A gentle and sensitive musician returns to Walnut Grove to resume his career as a teacher.

Monday, June 10

Meet Me at the Fair

Season 4 • Episode 11

The Ingalls family travels to a nearby town for the annual fair.

Monday, June 10

Going Home

Season 2 • Episode 22

A crop-destroying tornado convinces Charles to sell the farm and return to his old home.

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