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.
Little House on the Prairie (1974) Season 1 (1974-1975)
|1x01 Harvest Of Friends |
The Ingalls family moves into Plum Creek near the town of Walnut Grove. Charles Ingalls builds a home for his family. With limited funds for buying seed and a plow for his farm, Charles ...
|Sep. 11, 1974|
|1x02 Country Girls |
It's time for Laura and Mary to start school and that is where they meet up with Nellie Oleson, who frequently refers to them as "country girls". Since Laura has never been to school ...
|Sep. 18, 1974|
|1x03 100 Mile Walk |
The family crop is doing very well, that is until a major hailstorm comes through Walnut Grove and ruins it all. This means that Charles and some of the towns other farmers must leave ...
|Sep. 25, 1974|
|1x04 Mr. Edwards' Homecoming |
When Charles is making a delivery in Mankato, he runs into Mr. Edwards and brings him back to Walnut Grove to see the family. When they arrive, Caroline thinks that he and the widow ...
|Oct. 02, 1974|
|1x05 The Love Of Johnny Johnson |
When Johnny Johnson arrives in town and starts going to school, Laura develops a crush on him. However, her heart is broken when she finds out that he only has eyes for Mary, who could ...
|Oct. 09, 1974|
|1x06 If I Should Wake Before I Die |
When a friend of Miss Amy dies before she could see her children and grandchildren one last time, she convinces Doc Baker, Charles and ultimately Caroline to help her fake her death ...
|Oct. 23, 1974|
|1x07 Town Party, Country Party |
When Mary and Laura are invited to a party at Nellie's house, Laura becomes fast friends with Olga, a lonely schoolmate. When she finds out that Olga has one leg shorter than the other, ...
|Oct. 30, 1974|
|1x08 Ma's Holiday |
When Charles and Caroline go on a second honeymoon, their plans are almost cut short, when Grace is unable to care for the girls. Fortunately, Mr. Edwards arrives as they get close ...
|Nov. 06, 1974|
|1x09 School Mom |
Miss Beadle ends up accidentally spraining her ankle and there is no teacher. However, it turns out that Caroline studied to be one and she is soon a substitute for the school. While ...
|Nov. 13, 1974|
|1x10 The Raccoon |
Laura finds a baby raccoon she names Jasper and against his better judgment, Charles decides to let her "adopt" it. After being placed in a cage, the raccoon bites Laura and Jack and ...
|Nov. 20, 1974|
|1x11 The Voice of Tinker Jones |
The town becomes divided after Mrs. Oleson wants to by a bell for the church, but only if she can have a plaque with her name on it. The arguing soon affects the school children and ...
|Dec. 04, 1974|
|1x12 The Award |
Mary hopes to win an award for doing the best on the optional history test Miss Beadle is offering. However while studying, Mary accidentally knocks over a lamp in the barn and starts ...
|Dec. 11, 1974|
|1x13 The Lord is My Shepherd (1) |
Caroline becomes pregnant and after the baby boy is born, Laura becomes extremely jealous of Charles' love for his only son. However, the baby soon becomes ill and Laura begins to blame ...
|Dec. 18, 1974|
|1x14 The Lord is My Shepherd (2) |
After wishing her brother would die because she was so jealous of him, Laura is consumed with grief when the poor child actually does die. She then decides to run away because she does ...
|Dec. 18, 1974|
|1x15 Christmas At Plum Creek |
The Ingalls celebrate their first Christmas at Plum Creek, but money is very tight. However, the family decide to secretly find ways to get the Christmas presents they want for each ...
|Dec. 25, 1974|
|1x16 Family Quarrel |
After disagreeing over the price that should be paid to Caroline for the eggs she brings in, Harriet and Nels decide to part ways and Nels moves in above the Post Office. After a few ...
|Jan. 15, 1975|
|1x17 Doctor's Lady |
When Harriet's nice Kate comes to visit, she and Doc Baker fall in love with each other. However, after seeing how Kate plays with Mary and Laura at dinner one night, the doctor realizes ...
|Jan. 22, 1975|
|1x18 Plague |
After several people in Walnut Grove become ill, Dr. Baker suspects it's the plague. Soon the church becomes quarantined as members of the community seek the source from which the disease ...
|Feb. 05, 1975|
|1x19 Circus Man |
O'Hara, who is a traveling circus man, comes to Walnut Grove and wants everyone to believe that he has powders which can heal anything. However, after Mrs. Oleson becomes deathly ill ...
|Jan. 29, 1975|
|1x20 Child Of Pain |
Caroline decides to take care of a young boy named Graham after it's discover his father beats him on a regular basis. Charles ends up staying with the boy's father to try and get him ...
|Feb. 12, 1975|
|1x21 Money Crop |
A new farmer moves to Walnut Grove with his pregnant wife. Joe tells all the other farmers of a hybrid corn that would produce a substantial crop. The farmers are excited about it and ...
|Feb. 19, 1975|
|1x22 Survival |
On their way back to Walnut Grove, the Ingalls get caught in a blizzard. Once finding shelter, Charles goes out hunting and loses his way. He is fortunate to receive help from an Indian ...
|Feb. 26, 1975|
|1x23 To See The World |
At Mr. Edwards urging, Johnny Johnson drops out of school in order to see the world. However, when Johnny goes to Mankato with Mr. Edwards to leave from there, he meets a young girl ...
|Mar. 05, 1975|
|1x24 Founder's Day |
When Walnut Grove's Founders Day celebration comes around, the entire town is looking forward to all the games and activities that are going to take place. However, as the day wears ...
|May. 07, 1975|
|TV Movie: Little House on The Prairie |
The Ingalls family decides to leave Big Woods, Wisconsin and go to Kansas where there will be better land for them to settle. Along the way, their dog, Jack, gets washed away in the ...
|Mar. 30, 1974|
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