Little House on the Prairie
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Little House on the Prairie

Year:
Duration:
60 min | Germany:45 min (210 episodes) | USA:60 min (203 episodes)
Genres:
Drama | Family | Romance | Western
IMDB rate:
7.3
Awards:
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 16 wins & 35 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1974-09-11
Filming Locations: Old Tucson - 201 S. Kinney Road, Tucson, Arizona, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Bonnie Bartlett
Bonnie Bartlett
Little House on the Prairie
Lucy Lee Flippin
Lucy Lee Flippin
Little House on the Prairie
Patrick Labyorteaux
Patrick Labyorteaux
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J. Edward McKinley
J. Edward McKinley
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Tiger Williams
Tiger Williams
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Melissa Gilbert
Laura Ingalls
Michael Landon
Charles Ingalls
Lindsay Greenbush
Carrie Ingalls
Sidney Greenbush
Carrie Ingalls
Karen Grassle
Caroline Ingalls
Melissa Sue Anderson
Mary Ingalls
Scottie MacGregor
Harriet Oleson
Richard Bull
Nels Oleson
Jonathan Gilbert
Willie Oleson
Kevin Hagen
Dr. Hiram Baker
Alison Arngrim
Nellie Oleson
Matthew Labyorteaux
Albert Quinn Ingalls
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Trivia
Actor E.J. André appeared on the series 7 times, in 5 different roles. The characters he portrayed were Zachariah, Jed Cooper, St. Peter, Matthew Simms and Amos Thoms.
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Melissa Gilbert (Laura Ingalls Wilder) appeared in 191 of the series' 205 episodes, more than anyone else. In second place is Karen Grassle (Caroline Ingalls), who appeared in 172 episodes.
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In the movie, Little House: The Last Farewell (1984), where the town of Walnut Grove is blown up, one buildings left clearly standing is the church and schoolhouse building.
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Goofs
There is no episode or part of one to show how the blind school Adam, Mary, and Hester Sue ran was taken over by someone else. This, however, will later be spoken about by Hester Sue in "Second Chance."
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After the episode where Nellies restaurant name is changed to 'Caroline's', there are times afterward when the name on the window changes from 'Caroline's' back to 'Nellie's' and back again. Obviously there is stock footage thrown in from time to time.
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In some episodes, when Caroline moves the right way, one can see that she is wearing a bra. The series is set in the 1870s to the 1880s, and bras were not invented until 1912.
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Quotes
Nellie Oleson: I'll fix her. You'll see.
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Laura: I wanted to clean the blackboards extra good today, to make up for being late.
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Albert Quinn Ingalls: Ma, please don't tell me I'm too young to know how I feel!
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Faq
Q
How many episodes take place at Willow Lake and what are they?
A
"____" episodes take place at Willow Lake which are: "Little House on the Prairie: Plague (#1.18)," (mentioned but not shown in episodes "Little House on the Prairie: The Lord Is My Shepherd: Part 2 (#1.14)").
Q
How many dogs has the Ingalls had as pets, what were their names and how did they become the Ingalls' pets?
A
The Ingalls had two dogs as pets. The first one's name is Jack and the second one's name is Bandit. Little is known on how Jack became the Ingalls' pet but Jack was their pet at least from the tv movie Little House on the Prairie: Little House on the Prairie (#1.0) while living deep in the woods of Wisconsin, United States. He followed the Ingalls to Kansas, United States and then to Walnut Grove, Minnesota, United States. After Jack died from old age, the Ingalls second dog as a pet, Bandit became their pet when Charles Ingalls was on a business trip to a nearby city and the dog caught a ride in the back of the wagon. The Ingalls (except for Laura Ingalls (in later episodes Laura Ingalls Wilder)) decided to keep the dog and name the dog Bandit because the dog was abonded. Later, Laura ended up liking the dog.
Q
Does Walnut Grove have a hospital?
A
According to "Little House on the Prairie: Plague (#1.18)," Walnut Grove does not have a hospital. When a hospital is needed, the church/schoolhouse is used as a temporary hospital until no longer needed.
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Photos from cast
Madeleine Stowe Kim Richards Bonnie Bartlett Gene Dynarski Lucy Lee Flippin Peter Kwong Patrick Labyorteaux J. Edward McKinley