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 8 (1981-1982)
|8x01 The Reincarnation of Nellie (1) |
The Olesons adopt a little girl, Nancy, who looks and acts like Nellie.
|Oct. 05, 1981|
|8x02 The Reincarnation of Nellie (2) |
Kids at school have to keep Nancy in control, and Hester-Sue comes to Walnut Grove and gets a job at the Olesons restraunt.
|Oct. 12, 1981|
|8x03 Growin' Pains |
James breaks Albert's razor, and tries to get him another one, but doesn't pay for it. He runs away after being called a thief.
|Oct. 09, 1981|
|8x04 Dark Sage |
Doc Baker gets a new assistant, but isn't very happy that he's black.
|Oct. 26, 1981|
|8x05 A Wiser Heart |
While the students at the Walnut Grove School are enjoying their summer vacation, Laura decides to attend a literary seminar in Arizona with Eliza Jane. It doesn’t take her long to ...
|Nov. 02, 1981|
|8x06 Gambini the Great |
Albert likes a circus performer's, Gambini, act, but this causes an almost fatal accident. He also starts to like another circus performer.
|Nov. 09, 1981|
|8x07 The Legend of Black Jake |
When Mrs. Oleson refuses to pay the ransom of a kidnapped Nels, he gets mad after learning this. So, in order to get back at her, he helps his kidnappers get the ransom. After their ...
|Nov. 16, 1981|
|8x08 Chicago |
When Charles goes to Chicago with Mr. Edwards to investigate John Jr.'s death, they discover that it was not an accident.
|Nov. 23, 1981|
|8x09 For The Love of Nancy |
When Elmer, a new kid in town develops a crush on Nancy, she takes advantage of his affection to do her chores around the house. It isn't until he realizes that she's been using him ...
|Nov. 30, 1981|
|8x10 Wave of the Future |
Harriet sells her restaurant to a franchise, and Nels and Charles start a restaurant to rival hers.
|Dec. 07, 1981|
|8x11 A Christmas They Never Forgot |
Mary, Adam, Hester Sue, the Wilders, and the Ingalls are all together for Christmas. The snow begins falling and soon they are snowed in by a blizzard. To pass time, several of them ...
|Dec. 21, 1981|
|8x12 No Beast So Fierce |
James becomes friends with a new kid, Gideon, but joins in on making fun of him when others do. This makes Gideon run away.
|Jan. 04, 1982|
|8x13 Stone Soup |
Laura thinks that she can take care of the farm while Almanzo is away, but the local children at the school have to save the crops when Laura suffers a heat stroke.
|Jan. 18, 1982|
|8x14 The Legacy |
The beginning set in 1982, some blueprints are discovered and are later to be found to be drawn by Charles. He has began cabinet-making to make a legacy for his family. But his design ...
|Jan. 25, 1982|
|8x15 Uncle Jed |
James' and Cassandra's grand-uncle Jed wants custody of the two. What follows is a court battle.
|Feb. 01, 1982|
|8x16 Second Chance |
Hester-Sue's ex-husband shows up, wanting her back. He insists that he has given up bad habits.
|Feb. 08, 1982|
|8x17 Days of Sunshine, Days of Shadow (1) |
A hailstorm destroys Laura and Almanzo's crops, but it doesn't end there. Almanzo has a stroke, and Laura gives birth.
|Feb. 15, 1982|
|8x18 Days of Sunshine, Days of Shadow (2) |
The Wilder's trouble isn't over. A tornado destroys their home, and hurts Laura.
|Feb. 22, 1982|
|8x19 A Promise to Keep |
Mr. Edwards has started drinking again and his wife kicks him out of the house, so he returns to Walnut Grove. His drinking causes Albert to get injured.
|Mar. 01, 1982|
|8x20 A Faraway Cry |
Caroline gets a call from a camp where she finds her old friend Louisa, who is pregnant and sick with the flu. She eventually dies, but her baby survives.
|Mar. 08, 1982|
|8x21 He Was Only Twelve (1) |
James is at a bank when it is robbed, and he is shot. Charles wants Mr. Edwards to help him find the ones who shot him.
|May. 03, 1982|
|8x22 He Was Only Twelve (2) |
James is in a coma, which is the result of him being shot, but Charles doesn't give up hope that he will heal.
|May. 10, 1982|
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