TV Episodes 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
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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Harvest Of Friends is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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The Richest Man In Walnut Grov... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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 Drive Aw... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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Country Girls is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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I'll Be Waving As You Drive Aw... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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) 7 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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 Party is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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Bunny is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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A Christmas They Never Forgot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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The Camp-Out is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Christmas at Plum Creek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Season 1 Episode 15: When Christmas comes around, all the Ingallses are caught up in the secrecy and excitement. Charles and Mary take secret jobs to obtain a gift for their loved ones.

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He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not (... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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Four Eyes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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Here Come The Brides is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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As Long As We're Together (1) is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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 Together (2) is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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The Lord is My Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 18 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 Together ... is listed (or ranked) 19 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.

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There's No Place Like Home... is listed (or ranked) 20 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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A Matter Of Faith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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) 22 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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The Handyman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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Come, Let Us Reason Together is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
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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Crossed Connections is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Little House On The Prairie Episodes
Dec 10 1979 Mr. and Mrs. Ingalls travel to a farmers convention. They want to meet up with some of their old friends. Charles tries to convince the small farmers to stand up to the larger farms. Caroline is ...more