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Little House on the Prairie

Little House on the Prairie

Weekdays | 4pm ET/1pm PT

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The year was 1878, the rush for land was on, and among the many who sought a new life in the new land were the Ingalls; Charles, his young wife, Caroline, and their three daughters, Mary, Laura and Carrie. Packing their few belongings into a wagon, they said goodbye to friends and relatives and joined the trek westward that would lead them to their new home in Plum Creek, on the plains of Minnesota.


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From nuggets of homespun knowledge to heartfelt words of humour and love, Little House on the Prairie’s characters drive the engaging narrative of this titan of family television. We’ve gathered some of our favourite bits of #LittleHouseLogic from the series and you can rank your favourites in our Quote Vote.

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A Historical Look at the Series (courtesy of LittleHouseOnThePrairie.com)

“Little House on the Prairie” is one of the most successful dramatic series in television history. This TV legend began with the pilot in March of 1974, which introduced the Ingalls family to millions of viewers around the world. It was subsequently picked up as a series in September and ran on NBC for nine seasons until 1983.

The show garnered seventeen Emmy® and three Golden Globe® nominations along with two People’s Choice® Awards. It even won two Western Heritage Awards.

“Little House on the Prairie” was produced by NBC in association with producer Ed Friendly. The pilot and television series starred Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls (Pa), Karen Grassle as Caroline Ingalls (Ma), Melissa Gilbert as Laura Ingalls, Melissa Sue Anderson as Mary Ingalls, Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush as Carrie Ingalls, Alison Arngrim as Nellie Oleson, and Charlotte Stewart as Miss Beadle. The pilot was written by Blanche Hanalis and Jack Hanrahan and directed by Michael Landon. The television series was directed by Michael Landon, William F. Claxton, Maury Dexter, Victor French, and Leo Penn.

Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years

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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Michael Landon (as Charles Ingalls), Karen Grassle (as Caroline Ingalls), Melissa Sue Anderson (as Mary Ingalls), Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls) & Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush (as Carrie Ingalls)



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Michael Landon (as Charles Ingalls), Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush (as Carrie Ingalls) & Richard Bull (as Nels Oleson)



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Melissa Sue Anderson (as Mary Ingalls)



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Michael Landon (as Charles Ingalls)



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Victor French (as Isaiah Edwards) & Bonnie Bartlett (as Grace Snider Edwards)



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Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Karen Grassle (as Caroline Ingalls)



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Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Alison Arngrim (as Nellie Oleson)



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Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Alison Arngrim (as Nellie Oleson)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Michael Landon (as Charles Ingalls) and Melissa Sue Anderson (as Mary Ingalls)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Victor French (as Isaiah Edwards)



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Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Melissa Sue Anderson (as Mary Ingalls)







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Karen Grassle (as Caroline Ingalls)



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Alison Arngrim (as Nellie Oleson)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Melissa Sue Anderson (as Mary Ingalls) & Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush (as Carrie Ingalls)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush (as Carrie Ingalls)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Karen Grassle (as Caroline Ingalls), Melissa Sue Anderson (as Mary Ingalls), Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls) & Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush (as Carrie Ingalls)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Victor French (as Isaiah Edwards) & Bonnie Bartlett (as Grace Snider Edwards)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Michael Landon (as Charles Ingalls) & Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
Michael Landon (as Charles Ingalls) & Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Merlin Olsen (as Jonathan Garvey)



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Michael Landon (as Charles Ingalls)



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Matthew Labyorteaux (as Albert Quinn Ingalls)



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Melissa Gilbert (as Laura Ingalls)



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Merlin Olsen (as Jonathan Garvey)



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Little House on the Prairie: Through the Years
"Little House on the Prairie" airs weekdays at 4pm ET/1pm PT on VisionTV, followed immediately at 5pm ET/2pm PT by "The Waltons."




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