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The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes 

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List of the best Little House on the Prairie episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Little House on the Prairie episodes of all time are. Fans of Little House on the Prairie are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

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Christmas At Plum Creek ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Christmas At Plum Creek Episode: 15, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 1

Original Airing: Dec 25 1974

The Christmas holiday is approaching and the members of the Ingalls family go about their holiday shopping in secrecy. Laura is able to buy her mom a stove that she wanted after she sells her ...more
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Country Girls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 2, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 1

Original Airing: Sep 18 1974

Laura and Mary start school for the first time. That is where they meet Nellie Oleson. Since Laura hasn't been to school before, she tries especially hard with her schoolwork. The students have ...more
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The Richest Man In Walnu... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 1, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 2

Original Airing: Sep 10 1975

After the mill closes, Charles is unable to pay off his debt at the mercantile. Mr. Hanson is forced to close the mill after one of his big customers declares bankruptcy. This was after Hanson ...more
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I'll Be Waving As You Dr... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 22, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 4

Original Airing: Mar 13 1978

Charles and Caroline sign Mary up for the blind school in Iowa. At first, Mary is very reluctant to learn anything at the school. However, after being with her teacher, Adam Kendall, for a ...more
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Bunny is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Bunny Episode: 2, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 3

Original Airing: Oct 04 1976

Nellie falls off of Bunny and pretends to be paralyzed. Mrs. Oleson blames Laura for this and wants to destroy Bunny.
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Harvest Of Friends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Harvest Of Friends Episode: 1, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 1

Original Airing: Sep 11 1974

The Ingalls settle on the banks of Plum Creek in Walnut Grove. To get the farm set up, Charles must take on several jobs at once. He promises one person that if he didn't get the job done in the ...more
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I'll Be Waving As You Dr... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 21, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 4

Original Airing: Mar 06 1978

Mary falls in love with Seth. When Mary's eyesight starts to get worse, Charles takes her to a specialist. He is devastated when the specialist tells him that Mary will lose her sight. Charles ...more
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Sweet Sixteen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 24, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 6

Original Airing: Feb 25 1980

Laura helps Adam and Mary set up a new blind school in Sleepy Eye to try to get her mind off of Almanzo. Almanzo gets very sick.
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Town Party, Country Part... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 7, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 1

Original Airing: Oct 30 1974

Laura becomes good friends with a lonely schoolmate, Olga, who has one leg that is shorter than the other. Charles secretly helps Olga by building her an elevated shoe. When Olga's father finds ...more
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He Loves Me, He Loves Me... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 25, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 6

Original Airing: May 05 1980

Almanzo asks for Laura's hand in marriage. Mr. Ingalls tells Almanzo to wait until Laura was eighteen. Not wanting to wait, Almanzo forces Laura to choose him or respect her father. Laura ...more
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Here Come The Brides is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 12, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 4

Original Airing: Dec 05 1977

Adam Simms and his son Luke move into town. Adam falls in love with Miss Beadle, while Luke and Nellie Oleson fall for each other. After Miss Beadle talks to Nellie about love and marriage, ...more
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A Christmas They Never F... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 11, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 8

Original Airing: Dec 21 1981

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 tell ...more
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Four Eyes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Four Eyes Episode: 2, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 2

Original Airing: Sep 17 1975

Mary is beginning to do worse in school because she has a hard time reading the blackboard. When Mary first gets her new glasses, she really likes them. The other school children begin to tease ...more
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The Camp-Out is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Season 2 Episode 7: Mrs. Oleson invites herself along on the Ingalls family campout after she concludes that Laura and Mary will have the upper hand collecting leaves for a science project. The Ingallses and Olesons seem to mix like water and oil throughout the trip.
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The Lord is My Shepherd ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Season 1 Episode 14: The Ingalls family is delighted by the birth of a new baby boy, Charles Fredrick Ingalls. Unfortunately, Laura becomes jealous and refuses to pray for her new brother's good health.
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As Long As We're Togethe... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 1, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 5

Original Airing: Sep 11 1978

Poor economic conditions cause the Ingalls to move closer to Mary. Mary is now teaching at the blind school. The Ingalls move to be closer to Mary, where she helps teach the younger blind ...more
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As Long As We're Togethe... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 2, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 5

Original Airing: Sep 18 1978

Charles even sells his fiddle to buy Mary a gift. At the party, Mary gives Pa his fiddle back. Laura gives Mary a card. Mary is so proud of Laura writing the letter in braille. Almost everyone ...more
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Little House on the Prai... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Season 1 Episode 1: When the Big Woods of Wisconsin becomes a difficult spot for hunting, Charles Ingalls reluctantly decides to move his family to Kansas's more open and fertile land. Leaving their beloved relatives proves to be devastating, but the resiliency of the Ingalls spirit reigns supreme as they as they head out in their covered wagon.
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The Handyman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 4, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 4

Original Airing: Oct 03 1977

Charles must take a delivery to Mankato immediately and is unable to finish the addition to his house. Caroline hires a handsome man, Chris, to finish the house. Mary suspects that her Ma and ...more
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A Matter Of Faith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 15, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 2

Original Airing: Feb 04 1976

Charles and his girls go on a trip, while Caroline stays home. Just before they leave, she gets a scratch on her leg by a rusty nail. At first, everything seems OK. However, as time progresses, ...more
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The In-Laws is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 9, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 7

Original Airing: Nov 24 1980

Almanzo and Mr. Ingalls expand their business by delivery goods to Sleepy Eye. Both of them believe they know the quickest way to get there. They even place a bet...Whoever got to Sleepy Eye ...more
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Come, Let Us Reason Toge... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Episode: 13, Season: Little House on the Prairie - Season 7

Original Airing: Jan 12 1981

Percival's parents decide to pay a visit. Mrs. Oleson and Mr. Percival don't hit it off so well. Mrs. Oleson is strongly against Mr. Percival's idea of raising Nellie's child as a Jew. An ...more
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Blizzard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Season 3 Episode 11: On Christmas Eve, Miss Beadle decides to surprise the schoolchildren by letting them go home early. This proves to be a grave mistake when the kids are trapped by a vicious blizzard outside, and none of them can find their way home. As Doc Baker turns the school into a makeshift hospital for frostbitten victims, the men must brave the extreme weather conditions and track down their loved ones.
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There's No Place Like Ho... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Season 5 Episode 5: Caroline talks to Mary and Mary convinces Charles that he should not have to stay in Winoka if he is unhappy. So, the Ingalls decide they are going back to Walnut Grove.
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As Long As We're Togethe... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Season 5 Episode 1: Poor financial conditions influence the Ingalls family to move to Winoka when Mary goes there to teach at the Blind School.