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Little House on the Prairie (1974)

The series, set in the towns of Walnut Grove in Plumb Creek, Minnesota, during during the 1870s, follows events in the lives of the pioneering Ingalls family. Their experiences as homesteaders in the vastly unsettled frontier are viewed through the eyes of Laura Ingalls, the second-born daughter.

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TV Movie: Bless All the Dear Children Aired: Dec. 17, 1984

Rose is kidnapped by a woman who wants a child of her own.

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Little House on the Prairie (1974) is Canceled/Ended
The show had 10 seasons and 211 episodes air between 1974 and 1983.

Show Update

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A spin-off series Little House: A New Beginning is added as the last, 9th season.

Three made-for-tv movie sequels followed: Little House: Look Back to Yesterday (1983), Little House: Bless All the Dear Children (1983), and Little House: The Last Farewell (1984).

Two other movies are: The 1974 pilot and Little House Years (1979), a Thanksgiving special/clip show that aired in the middle of Season 6.

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Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 11, 1974
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
60 min.
Aired:
1974 - 1983
To-Date:
10 Seasons
211 Episodes
Network
NBC TV Network
AKA:
Little House: A New Beginning (final season title)
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Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Melissa Gilbert (Laura Ingalls Wilder) appeared in 191 of the series' 205 episodes, more than anyone else. In second place is Karen Grassle (Caroline Ingalls), who appeared in 172 episodes.
  • Actor E.J. André appeared on the series 7 times, in 5 different roles. The characters he portrayed were Zachariah, Jed Cooper, St. Peter, Matthew Simms and Amos Thoms.
  • In the episode, "Little House on the Prairie" (1974) {Here Come the Brides (#4.12)}, Scottie MacGregor was actually injured in the scene where Mrs. Olson falls off the horse. Because…
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    In the episode, "Little House on the Prairie" (1974) {Here Come the Brides (#4.12)}, Scottie MacGregor was actually injured in the scene where Mrs. Olson falls off the horse. Because MacGregor was unable to do the next sequence, Ruth Foster (who plays Mrs. Foster in the show) dressed in Mrs. Olson's costume and filmed the scene for her instead.
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