Below is a complete Little House on the Prairie episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Little House on the Prairie episodes are listed along with the Little House on the Prairie episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Little House on the Prairie episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items on this poll include “Here Come The Brides” and “The Craftsman.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Little House on the Prairie episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.
Little House on the Prairie (Pilot) 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 ...
A Harvest of Friends Season 1 Episode 2: The Ingalls family move to the banks of Plum Creek, near Walnut Grove, Minnesota. To acquire the deed to his farm, Charles takes several jobs.
Country Girls Season 1 Episode 3: Mary and Laura begin school at Walnut Grove. While Caroline must deal with the snippy Harriet Oleson, the rich part-owner of Oleson's Mercantile, Laura must deal with her spoiled daughter, Nellie.
The Hundred Mile Walk Season 1 Episode 4: A hailstorm leaves the Ingalls family's crops in ruin. To recoup the money, Charles and some friendly neighbors, including a light-hearted Englishman, work in a dangerous railroad blasting job.
Mr. Edwards' Homecoming Season 1 Episode 5: While in Mankato, Charles encounters a drunken Mr. Edwards in the midst of a bar fight and brings him to Walnut Grove. To rehabilitate him, Charles gets him a job at Hansen's Mill, while Caroline tries to set ...
The Love of Johnny Johnson Season 1 Episode 6: Laura has a crush on a new boy in school named Johnny Johnson, but Johnny is interested in Mary, who finds no interest in him. Laura believes Mary is trying to steal him from her, and they fight about it.
If I Should Wake Before I Die Season 1 Episode 7: After the death of her dear friend, Miss Amy feels lonely for her family. While talking to the Ingalls girls at her funeral, Laura declares it is not fair for loved ones to ignore a birthday and always show ...
Town Party, Country Party Season 1 Episode 8: While at a party at Nellie Oleson's, Laura hurts her ankle and becomes friends with Olga, a friendly girl with a birth defect causing one leg to be shorter than the other.
Ma's Holiday Season 1 Episode 9: The girls and Charles decide to surprise Caroline with a romantic holiday. When Grace Snider cannot make it, Mr. Edwards volunteers for the job. Later on, he finds the Ingalls girls, especially Carrie, to be ...
School Mom Season 1 Episode 10: When Miss Beadle is injured and ordered to rest by Doc Baker, Caroline takes over as substitute teacher of Walnut Grove School. During her tenure, an uneducated youth named Abel McKay enrolled.
The Raccoon Season 1 Episode 11: When Mary accidentally breaks Laura's glass doll, she brings home a raccoon to cheer Laura up. Laura keeps him and prides herself on teaching him tricks and his docile behavior.
The Voice of Tinker Jones Season 1 Episode 12: Reverend Alden stirs a hornets' nest in Walnut Grove when he pleads for a church bell. Mrs. Oleson offers to donate a large bell as well as a plaque commemorating her generosity.
The Award Season 1 Episode 13: Mary is entranced by the award for an extra-credit exam, a beautiful dictionary. Her studying and carelessness causes a fire to start in the barn. Worried and furious, Caroline forbids her to take the exam.
The Lord is My Shepherd 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.
Christmas at Plum Creek 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.
Family Quarrel Season 1 Episode 16: Nels Oleson has had it up to here with Harriet's snobbish, meddlesome behavior, particularly toward the Ingalls family. Mrs. Oleson does not take kindly to her husband's old-school beliefs, either.
Doctor's Lady Season 1 Episode 17: When Harriet Oleson's niece, Kate (Anne Archer), comes to visit, Doc Baker falls for her and proceeds to court her. Unfortunately, doubt lingering in his mind about his age causes his hopes for a happy ...
Plague Season 1 Episode 18: A typhus outbreak sweeps Walnut Grove, and several people become critically ill. The Ingalls family is spared, but Charles is not so lucky when he is exposed.
Circus Man Season 1 Episode 19: A medicine man adorned with bravado and sleight of hand stays with the Ingalls family and advertises his miracle powder. After residents start to prefer his powders over Doc Baker's medical treatment, the ...
Child of Pain Season 1 Episode 20: When Miss Beadle discovers that a kindly boy in her class has taken another beating from his alcoholic father, the town council decides to take action. The Ingallses take in the boy and decide to help ...
Money Crop Season 1 Episode 21: A university-educated farmer named Joseph Coulter convinces the farmers to buy new hybrid corn. During his return trip with the crop, Coulter's horses bolt, which caused his wagon to veer down a steep hill, ...
Survival Season 1 Episode 22: While returning from a family trip, the Ingalls receive a twofold warning from a mean-hearted Federal Marshal (Jack Ging): he warns them that a blizzard is coming and that a dangerous Indian fugitive is on ...
To See the World Season 1 Episode 23: Johnny Johnson leaves to "see the world" and Mr. Edwards goes along with him to keep him out of trouble. Johnny meets up with a girl who is able to trick him out of a lot of money. Mr. Edwards ...
Founder's Day Season 1 Episode 24: With a Founder's Day event approaching for Walnut Grove, everyone prepares for a celebration complete with games and heated competition. Everyone in the Ingalls family ends up participating, most notably ...
The Richest Man in Walnut Grove Season 2 Episode 1: Hansen's Mill closes when a major customer declares bankruptcy, leaving Lars unable to pay Charles two months' back pay.
Four Eyes Season 2 Episode 2: Mary is excited to receive a pair of brand-new glasses, but her excitement fades when other students relentlessly tease her, even after Miss Beadle points out her own pair of glasses.
Ebenezer Sprague Season 2 Episode 3: Charles wants to seed a new field and decides to obtain a loan from the new banker, Ebenezer Sprague. The cold-hearted gentleman refuses to trust Charles and his family until Laura unwittingly befriends him ...
In The Big Inning Season 2 Episode 4: It's Walnut Grove vs. Sleepy Eye in the annual baseball battle. Star pitcher Mumford appears to be an ace up Walnut Grove's sleeve, until his wife discovers the townspeople are betting heavily on the game's ...
The Haunted House Season 2 Episode 5: Laura goes into a haunted house when Nellie dares her to do it. She becomes a friend of the old man that lives there, Mr. Pike. She finds out that he is waiting for his wife to return. After Laura learns that ...
The Spring Dance Season 2 Episode 6: Laura wants to go to the annual Spring Dance with Henry Henderson, while Grace Snider hopes Mr. Edwards will ask her out. But both men, young and old, are too shy to ask the girls.
The Camp-Out 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 ...
Remember Me (Part 1 & 2) Season 2 Episode 8: A widowed mother named Julia Sanderson learns she has a terminal illness and has no close relatives willing to care for her three children, John Jr., Carl and Alicia. Charles promises Mrs. Sanderson the ...
At The End of the Rainbow Season 2 Episode 9: While fishing in a stream, Laura and her friend Jonah find pyrite and mistake it for gold. Laura spends her days amassing the "gold dust" and begins fantasizing about her family being very, very ...
The Gift Season 2 Episode 10: The children of Walnut Grove pool their money to buy Reverend Alden a new Bible and entrust Mary with the cash. Mary and Laura decide to invest their money in medicines that, upon their sale, could easily ...
His Father's Son Season 2 Episode 11: Mr. Edwards and John Jr. feel estranged from each other, and an upset Mr. Edwards tries to make his son join him in his backwoods way of life.
The Talking Machine Season 2 Episode 12: Laura and Nellie vie for the affections of a new schoolboy named Jason, who is very adept with new contraptions. While Laura accompanies Jason in all his experiments, Nellie tries to use a brand new ...
The Pride of Walnut Grove Season 2 Episode 13: Mary enters a statewide math competition, but Charles can't afford to pay the travel expenses necessary for her to compete.
A Matter of Faith Season 2 Episode 14: Charles and the girls go on a camping trip, with Caroline planning to join them later. Caroline scratches herself on a piece of baling wire, and the minor scratch soon turns into a serious infection.
The Runaway Caboose Season 2 Episode 15: At a train station, Mary, Laura, and Carl wander into a caboose. Without warning, the caboose begins to move, and it soon is on a crash course with an oncoming train.
Troublemaker Season 2 Episode 16: Miss Beadle is relieved of her duties as schoolmarm when the misbehavior of several of the older students becomes too much. In her stead is Hannibal Applewood, a strict disciplinarian whom students call ...
The Long Road Home Season 2 Episode 17: During a recession, Charles and Mr. Edwards take a job handling highly explosive liquid dynamite along a rough and dangerously winding road.
For My Lady Season 2 Episode 18: To buy Caroline a new set of china, Charles secretly takes a woodworking job for an attractive young widow. The problem is, Mrs. Oleson plants a suggestion in Mary's mind that there is more going on than ...
Centennial Season 2 Episode 19: Walnut Grove prepares to celebrate the nation's centennial, but the party is threatened with cancellation when their taxes go up. A Russian immigrant, Yuli Pyatakov, gives an impassioned speech about what ...
Soldier's Return Season 2 Episode 20: Mrs. Whipple's son, Granville, returns to Walnut Grove to resume his career as a music teacher. He becomes close to Mary Ingalls, who offers to copy music in exchange for lessons.
Going Home Season 2 Episode 21: MThe Ingalls family's crops and farm lie in ruin, due to a devastating tornado that sweeps through Hero Township.
The Collection Season 3 Episode 1: Reverend Alden falls ill while collecting donations for a struggling town. He is taken in by an ex convict named Caleb Hodgekiss and his wife. Caleb helps the Reverend by traveling to Walnut Grove and ...
Bunny Season 3 Episode 2: Nellie's physical abuse toward Bunny leads to a dangerous riding accident, but as the little girl lies in bed with a concussion and possible paralysis, her distraught mother blames Laura and orders Nels to ...
The Race Season 3 Episode 3: Laura's beloved horse Bunny has officially been returned to her. She eagerly prepares to enter a local race. Jealous, Nellie throws a tantrum until Harriet agrees to buy her a thoroughbred without Nels' ...
Little Girl Lost Season 3 Episode 4: Frustrated that Carrie has insisted on tagging along for a school assignment, Mary and Laura fail to keep a close eye on her. They live to regret this when the little girl wanders off and falls into an ...
The Monster of Walnut Grove Season 3 Episode 5: On Halloween night, Laura and Mary get permission from their parents to walk into town and pull off a little prank at the mercantile. Laura's imagination runs wild when she peeks into the Olesons' window and ...