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 3 (1976-1977)
|3x01 The Collection |
When Reverend Alden gets sick while collecting donations for a town whose crops were destroyed by a tornado, he becomes sick. After being found by Caleb Hodgekiss, a man down on his ...
|Sep. 27, 1976|
|3x02 Bunny |
Nellie is involved in a riding accident involving Bunny and seems to be paralyzed. After a while, Nellie is no longer paralyzed, but fakes it to make it seem she still is paralyzed ...
|Oct. 04, 1976|
|3x03 The Race |
A race is coming up in Walnut Grove, and Nellie gets upset because of Nels giving Bunny back to Laura, causing Harriet to get her a horse. Laura is worried that Nellie and her horse ...
|Oct. 11, 1976|
|3x04 Little Girl Lost |
Carrie falls down a mine. Only person in town can get her out: an alcoholic.
|Oct. 18, 1976|
|3x05 The Monster Of Walnut Grove |
Nels getting his head cut off? That's what Laura thinks she saw, and the Oleson kids take advantage of that.
|Nov. 01, 1976|
|3x06 Journey In The Spring (1) |
Charles has two big problems. His mother dies and his father doesn't have the will to live any longer. Charles saves his father from a suicide attempt, and then tries to bring him back ...
|Nov. 15, 1976|
|3x07 Journey In The Spring (2) |
Charles' father impoves in Walnut Grove, but Laura blames him for Bunny having to be shot, causing him to leave the town.
|Nov. 22, 1976|
|3x08 Fred |
Laura gets a goat as payment, but then he starts causing a lot of trouble. Will she be able to keep him?
|Nov. 29, 1976|
|3x09 The Bully Boys |
When three brothers move to Walnut Grove, Charles tries to ignore the fact that they are bullies, but when they assault Caroline and his children, he calls upon the town to help reason ...
|Dec. 06, 1976|
|3x10 The Hunters |
Charles goes on a hunting trip, and lets Laura come along. But she accidentally knocks over a gun, which goes off and hits Charles. The only help is a blind man. Will she save her ...
|Dec. 20, 1976|
|3x11 Blizzard |
When the children leave school early on Christmas Eve, a snowstom hits. The school is used as a hospital, and the men go try to find their children who are are still lost.
|Dec. 27, 1976|
|3x12 I'll Ride The Wind |
After learning that a publishing company is interested in his poetry, John Jr. is offered a four-year scholarship to attend college in Chicago. Upon hearing this, Grace is thrilled ...
|Jan. 10, 1977|
|3x13 Quarantine |
Mr. Edwards and Doc Baker help a nearby town with an epidemic case of mountain fever. When Mr. Edwards returns, a quarantine is placed on Walnut Grove. Alicia, Mr. Edward's adopted ...
|Jan. 17, 1977|
|3x14 Little Women |
A young girl uses the school play to coax her widowed mother back into society.
|Jan. 24, 1977|
|3x15 Injun Kid |
A half-Indian boy faces bigotry in the town when he and his widowed mother move to his grandmother's farm.
|Jan. 31, 1977|
|3x16 To Live With Fear (1) |
Mary ends up getting an infection which requires immediate, but costly surgery at a far away hospital.
|Feb. 14, 1977|
|3x17 To Live With Fear (2) |
So he can earn extra money to pay for Mary's next operation, Charles and Mr. Edwards take a dangerous job, dynamiting for a railroad company.
|Feb. 21, 1977|
|3x18 The Wisdom of Solomon |
A black youth offers to sell himself into slavery so he can obtain money for an education.
|Mar. 07, 1977|
|3x19 The Music Box |
Nellie blackmails Laura into making fun of a young girl who stutters after Laura breaks Nellie's music box.
|Mar. 14, 1977|
|3x20 The Election |
As a prank, a slow-witted boy is nominated to run for class president against Mary and Nellie.
|Mar. 21, 1977|
|3x21 Gold Country (1) |
Floods ruin crops, so Charles and Edwards head for the South Dakota gold fields.
|Apr. 04, 1977|
|3x22 Gold Country (2) |
A heavy rain has been falling in Walnut Grove for two months, and it shows no signs of stopping. Farmers like Charles fear that their families will go hungry, and after reading an article ...
|Apr. 04, 1977|
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